Do you want to help develop World Expression Forum?

Employer: Norwegian Festival of Literature
Position title:  Communications and Marketing Manager World Expression Forum
Application deadline: 07.08.2023
Form of employment: Fixed term

The World Expression Forum (WEXFO) aims to safeguard and strengthen freedom of expression globally and is a common arena for all those who see freedom of expression as a prerequisite for global, sustainable development. WEXFO is a non-profit limited company with key local, national, and international organizations among its shareholders. WEXFO’s production services are provided by the Norwegian Festival of Litterature Foundation, which, in addition to organizing the most significant literature festival in the Nordic region, also manages a large production environment. The position of Communications and Marketing Manager in WEXFO involves employment at the Norwegian Festival of Literature with office space in Lillehammer Library and Literature Scene.

We will strengthen the team working with WEXFO and are looking for a Communications and Marketing Manager. We are looking for someone who is skilled in copywriting and communication and has the ability to work both strategically and operationally with marketing. You will be responsible for the further development and implementation of our marketing strategy through press, sales, and marketing work in our own and our partners’ channels. The Communications and Marketing Manager is part of the WEXFO team and reports to the Head of Administration.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Planning, coordinating, and executing marketing and sales of WEXFO’s projects.
  • Text production
  • Website and social media
  • Plan and follow up on press work, nationally and internationally
  • Simple graphic design

We are looking for someone with:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in Norwegian and English
  • Good storytelling skills
  • Experience in press and/or marketing work
  • Strong work capacity and ability to implement
  • Efficient, independent, and structured
  • Experience with Word Press, Mail Chimp, and Adobe InDesign or similar software.

With us, you get:

  • Exciting and challenging work tasks
  • A pleasant working environment with competent and committed colleagues
  • Flexible working hours
  • Good development opportunities

The work tasks may change according to WEXFO’s needs at any given time.

The position requires flexibility and a willingness to work long hours at times. The workload varies throughout the year and it is desirable that you are able to adapt your working hours. Starting date and salary by agreement. Pension scheme.

We want colleagues who reflect the diversity of the population and encourage anyone who thinks the position sounds exciting to apply, regardless of age, gender, ethnic background, sexual orientation, or disability.

An immediate start is desirable. Read more about the position and apply here.

About the employer

The production services for WEXFO are provided by the Norwegian Literature Festival Foundation, which, in addition to organizing the largest literature festival in the Nordic region, also manages a large production environment. The position of Communications and Marketing Manager in WEXFO involves employment.

Organisation Location: Wiesesgate 2, 2609 Lillehammer
Office: Office at Lillehammer, Norway & Partly home office if desired
Title description: Project management
Working language: Engelsk

Marit Borkenhagen
Daily manager at Norsk Litteraturfestival
Mobil: +47 918 18 374

Anne-Thea Haavind
Head of Administation WEXFO
Mobil +47 918 66 675