Nordics Media Research Manager - Swedish speaker

Stockholm, Sweden Product Engineering Full-time
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Overview of role: 

This role is to join the Media Research team and to be the guardian of the Cision database, maintaining the accuracy and detail of the database Nordics.
The Media Researcher Manager position manages the research team and tasks including safeguarding data quality and compliance measures to build out the Cision databases in the Nordics region.  
Relationship building and collaboration is a must to research publications and individual journalists in order to ensure our database is as up-to-date as it can be, as well as responding swiftly to client requests for particular information.  

It can be a fast-paced environment and the ideal candidate should be target driven and be able to keep up-to-date with key media industry news and editorial movements. 

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the Nordics research team
  • Assist the Head of Data with the Nordic media research strategy and health of data/brainstorming to keep data on track and in good competitive health  
  • Responsible for research tasks including project/work delegation, training, daily task management, KPI & targets and conducting performance reviews  
  • Escalation contact for Nordic led data issues 
  • Tasks also include researching and verification of journalist data, and updating the database accordingly in line with Data Protection 
  • Maintain the accuracy of the database through productive research and data entry 
  • Manage time efficiently to meet personal & team KPIs 
  • Build relationships with editorial staff and verify information for allocated newspapers and publications  
  • Proactively source media alerts covering journalist job moves/new launches within the industry  
  • Help to support our client service team in dealing with escalated PR clients queries (journalist data) 

Skill set:

  • Previous team management experience is a must
  • Superior organisational and planning skills are essential since several major projects can occur concurrently 
  • Excellent Swedish and English language skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Interpersonal skills 
  • Previous database experience  
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in all work 
  • Ability to conduct productive research via internet and telephone 
  • Relationship building and maintaining relationships  
  • Able to multi-task  
  • Experience of the media industry ideal but not necessary  
  • Computer literate (MS Office) 

Key qualities:

  • Communication: Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Self-motivation: Target and data driven. Meets objectives and standards on own initiative including repetitive tasks
  • Teamwork: team player with an interest in the business dynamics
  • Organisation: works systematically, uses time efficiently; ability to prioritise, multi-task and meet deadlines without direct supervision 
  • Response to change: adaptable, interested in learning and developing to meet changing situations, an enthusiastic approach to the introduction of new technology  
  • Confidentiality: due regard must be shown with all knowledge and information relating to Company finances and clients. Must also comply with Company policy and respect all Company property and equipment
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