Communications Manager, Autonomous



Marketing & Communications
Stockholm, Sweden · Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024
Want to be part of transforming road freight – for good? Einride is showing the world a new way to move, based on the latest digital, electric and autonomous technologies. Through freight capacity as a service, we enable businesses around the world to accelerate towards their sustainability goals.
Founded in 2016, Einride became the first company in the world to deploy a cab-less autonomous electric vehicle on a public road (Sweden, 2019). In 2022, we were the first to successfully operate such a vehicle on a US public road. Today our award-winning technology has been launched across 8 countries (and counting). Our clients are some of the world’s biggest shippers, including Fortune 500 companies.
As the Communications Manager for Einride Autonomous Technologies, you'll be joining a team of ambitious and creative people who think big, take action and collaborate with key leadership stakeholders across the organization. You will play a key role in building Einride’s brand awareness by strategizing and executing on campaigns specific to our autonomous business, as well as driving and establishing corporate communications activations to tap into key external stakeholders within the investing space. The role will be full-time, based out of Gothenburg – and will report to the SVP, Communications.

What you'll do:

  • Together with our global communications team, build and implement communication strategies and activities (media relations, social media, events etc.) specific to Einride Autonomous Technologies.
  • Set the strategy and execute on corporate communications activities such as events, reports and presentations.
  • Proactively create, identify and cultivate good stories internally within the organization and develop them into proactive public relations stories to place Einride autonomous technologies in top-tier media outlets.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with key journalists and media outlets across business, tech, finance, lifestyle and industry media.
  • Deliver high-quality written materials, such as press releases, media briefs, reports and messaging.

What we're looking for:

  • Degree-level qualification in Communications, Journalism, PR, or equivalent with strong content and communications skills.
  • 5+ years proven PR/ communications experience in a high performance in-house or agency environment.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills, Swedish proficiency is preferred.
  • Tech and auto industry and/or B2B experience is preferred.
  • Organized with a "can do attitude"- enjoys taking responsibility and making things happen.
  • Excels under tight deadlines and is comfortable in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally when needed.
At Einride, we are innovators, building solutions the world has never seen before – but urgently needs. That’s why we take action, and it’s why we are always eager to be challenged. We know that our best innovations come from having a diverse mix of people, including those of different experiences, career paths, and walks of life. By coming together and sharing our perspectives openly – by disagreeing, discussing, and committing – we deliver greater impact.