Full-Time Communications / IR Specialist
Marimekko is a Finnish textile and clothing design company renowned for its original prints and colors. The company designs and manufactures high-quality interior decoration items ranging from furnishing fabrics to tableware as well as clothing, bags and other accessories. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its Unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity. Marimekko products are sold in approximately 40 countries. In 2012, brand sales of Marimekko products worldwide amounted to approximately EUR 187 million and the company’s net sales were EUR 88 million.
The number of Marimekko stores totaled 108 at the year end. The key markets are North America, Northern Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The Group employs around 500 people. The company’s share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
Marimekko’s Corporate Communications team is responsible for the group-level external and internal communications. Its key role is to Provide information to and build relationships with the financial community and the media as well as support the company’s management worldwide.
We are looking for a Communications / IR Specialist In your job, you will be Activelly Involved in shaping Marimekko’s corporate image and communicating our investment story to the capital markets. You will produce, for example, interim reports, financial statement presentation and materials as well as Participate in key financial reporting processes. You Also included are responsible for Maintaining and Developing our corporate website. You will work closely with Both internal and external stakeholders and Provide support and back-up to the Head of Corporate Communications.
Since you are a member of small team, it is important That you are able to step in and possess expertise in corporate communications. To be successful in the role, You Should have a good understanding of capital markets, regulated Disclosure Obligations and financial reporting.
You have At least 2 years’ experience of working in the IR / communications department of a listed company and you are familiar with serving shareholders, analysts and the media. We expect you to have a university degree level, preferably within economics / finance and / or business communications.
You have good communication and teamwork skills and you are fluent in English and Finnish. Additional languages are an advantage.
You are meticulous and organized, you are able to take responsibility and manage projects Independently.
You adapt quickly to changes and solve issues in a rational and analytical way. And more importantly, you have a positive mindset and eagerness to work in a truly international environment.
Also, you are used to working with tight schedules and have good ability to endure stress.
You will be located at the Marimekko headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, report to the Head of Corporate Communications and work in close collaboration with the CFO. The employment begins as soon as possible.
Marimekko is undergoing a phase of extensive internationalization and change. We provide you interesting and challenging tasks and a great opportunity to Develop your skills in a dynamic and international work environment where your contributions will be genuinely valued.
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