Senior Content & Partnerships Manager


Oslo, NO
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 04/25/2021
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About Cognite

Cognite is a global industrial Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) leader, with an eye on the future and a drive to digitalize the industrial world. We enable the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries, and we’re growing fast.

Job Description

About the role:

To be based in Oslo, Norway, we are seeking an innovative and dynamic digital content & sponsorship mastermind with an expert understanding of digital channels to support growth and partner content for Cognite’s corporate communications program, as well as for our fast-growing news and events platform, Ignite.

As Senior Content & Partnerships Manager, you will be responsible for building exciting new partnerships with major industrial and technology leaders to co-create thought leadership content, source news & insights, participate as featured speakers at our events, and drive advertising revenue for our Ignite platform.

You should also be someone who can contribute to world-class content on your own and help drive digital content strategy & development. You would play a hands-on role in building a multi-media channel focused on industrial transformation, sustainability and technology, as well as take primary responsibility in ensuring that we have leading global sponsors and speakers at our flagship industry event, Ignite Talks.

You will work both with our marketing team as well as global external partners on a regular basis. Our marketing team will support you to push our content products in a new and impactful direction with the primary goal of growing an engaged global executive audience and deepening our ties to major industrial companies, renowned industry leaders, and domain experts.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in corporate partnership development and/or account management as well as excellent writing skills and a proven track record of developing world-class editorial-style content. Experience on the business development side of media publications and/or in global media, PR & comms agencies is a plus.

What your day to day tasks will include:

  • Developing new business presentations and pitches for prospective advertisers, partners, executive thought leaders
  • Regular interactions with existing partners
  • Target tracking regarding ad & partner revenue
  • Creative collaboration with partners and customers and driving content ideation sessions
  • Dissecting industry trends and narratives to tell stories that are compelling and valuable
  • Working with our internal team as well as external executives to produce stories and multimedia assets
  • Curating, editing, and producing content for digital channels
  • Support the management of content submissions, both in terms of cadence and content quality
  • Championing a digital-first culture and bringing creative ideas to the table that help us continue to build our audiences

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or related field.
  • At least 4 years experience in an agency, newsroom or business development for media
  • Strong background in partner & client relationship management, preferably with focus in advertising and sponsorships
  • Ability to conceive fresh and appealing ideas for new content that drives thought leadership in strategic markets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a native or native- command of the English language
  • Experience with content management and curation

What you’ll get:

  • Gain the opportunity to shape the role and have a real impact.
  • Make a real impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new industry publications & new software companies in the world.
  • Receive competitive salary and benefits including a pension plan, insurance, parental benefits, and more
  • Perks include a paid mobile telephone subscription and home broadband connection.
  • Access to extended private health services and free yearly health checks.
  • Subsidized lunch at the canteen, with a number of tasty food options.
  • Free snacks and drinks at the office throughout the day.
  • Free membership to our fully-staffed on-site gym.
  • Array of recreational activities with colleagues, whether it’s through our book club, game nights, team sports activities, or regular Cognite social events.
  • Free online Norwegian courses for levels A1 and A2.

Your team:
The Marketing & Communications team in Cognite is a talented and fun bunch of marketing, communications, PR and brand specialists, and together our mission is to drive the agenda of digital transformation in the industry, deliver leads to our sales team and establish Cognite’s brand globally.

Equal Opportunity
Cognite is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Embracing and driving diversity and inclusion means that all qualified applicants will receive the same level of consideration for employment, training, compensation, and promotion. We are following up on equal assessment in the recruitment process, and that is why we ask for gender when you apply. Answering the question is kindly requested, however, it is not mandatory and it will not affect in any way your application assessment.

If this opportunity piques your interest, we would be happy to receive your application and discuss further with you the details of this position and the exciting new platform it will build.

Application deadline: ASAP

Location: Oslo, Norway or Austin, Texas

About Cognite

Cognite is a global industrial Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company enabling the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries. Our core software product, Cognite Data Fusion (CDF), powers companies with contextualized OT/IT data to develop and scale solutions that increase safety, sustainability, efficiency, and drive revenue.

Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Cognite has garnered the attention and partnership of some of the world's top industrial and tech companies, and the company’s success has been profiled in publications like Boston Consulting Group, Bloomberg, Digital Energy Journal, and Houston Chronicle. Google awarded Cognite Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year 2019 for Manufacturing and Austin Business Journal named Cognite 2020 Best Places to Work.

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