Ready to make a real difference in peoples work life and be an ambassador for sound office work spaces? You will help people to perform and feel better!
The Market Development overall goal is to raise awareness of the importance of acoustics and its effect on people’s health, well-being and productivity, in this case in offices, and thereby developing and expanding the Ecophon market. The Global Concept Developer is located in Hyllinge, outside Helsingborg at the Saint-Gobain Ecophon headquarter.
About the role
As a Global Concept Developer you will be part of an international team communicating the benefits of a good and sustainable sound environment in offices, schools and hospitals. Your responsibility is to develop the marketing for the office segment. You have an opportunity to make a huge difference for many people around the world and create a sound effect on people – an influencer in office work environments and wellbeing.
You shall build knowledge regarding how sound affect people and use the outcome for communication and to create tools supporting decision making in the building process. Utilising digital channels/social media will be a natural part of the job. You will have an important role in leading and coaching 12 Office Local Concept Developers in our Business Units in different countries. The Office Local Concept Developers reports formally to their Business Unit Managers; hence you will have an informal leadership role. The job is interdisciplinary but with a clear focus on room acoustics. Understanding trends and tendencies is part of the job, as is to present to a variety of target groups. Sustainability and green buildings is also part of the reality.
The role of the Global Concept Developer (or why not call it ambassador, influencer, and/or advocate for good acoustics and sustainable buildings?) can be summarised in 5 main areas of responsibility:
- Be the team leader for local Concept Developers
- Establish and implement the long-term Concept Development strategy plan
- Establish and implement conceptual solutions, the conceptual core message(s) based on RBA (Research Based Argumentation) and RAC (Room Acoustic Comfort) measurements
- Be involved in segment (office) acoustic standard intervention.
- Budget responsibility
Your professional background
We are looking for a strong communicator eager to develop knowledge and the market. You are self-motivated, committed and eager to acquire new knowledge. You show long term strategic thinking combined with short term results. You are able to build relevant networks and create involvement and confidence. You enjoy coaching a team and enable others to excel in their work. The position is within the Ecophon Group Marketing Department, and reports to the Market Development Manager.
You have a global approach and will travel 2-3 days per month. Basic requirements are a university degree and good skills in spoken and written English and preferably Swedish. Your background can be from the built environment, acoustics, the office segment, design, marketing etc. – but it is not required. At Ecophon we have good internal training to support you.
Further information and application
In this recruitment Ecophon cooperates with Academic Search. If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Senior Consultant Per Malmberg, +46 (0) 701 653 100 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Researcher Johanna Olsson +46 (0) 709 543 901 or email@example.com , at Academic Search.
To apply for the position, click the link below, fill in your contact details and attach your letter of intent together with your CV, written in English or Swedish.
Due to summer holidays, the selection process will not commence until week 31. Thank you for your patience!
We look forward to receiving your application!
Ecophon is a leading, global supplier of sound absorbing systems. We offer solutions that create good sound environments in places where people work and communicate. Our areas of expertise are offices, educational and healthcare premises. We combine an innovative approach with extensive experience. Our customer promise “A sound effect on people” has a strong bearing on all our activities.
Ecophon is present in 14 countries and have representatives in additionally 30 countries worldwide. We have around 800 employees. Our head office is located in Hyllinge outside Helsingborg. Ecophon is part of the Saint-Gobain Group.
Johanna Olsson - firstname.lastname@example.org