Administrative Coordinator

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At Storytel we believe that powerful stories add an extra dimension to life. Storytel is one of the world’s leading audiobook and eBook streaming services and we offer unlimited listening to consumers in 20+ markets, with several new markets launching in the coming year. Our vision is to make the world a more empathetic place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere, anytime. We are now looking for an Administrative Coordinator to join the Icelandic team!

About the Role

As an Administrative Coordinator, you will work closely with the local Production team as well as the global Finance team. We are looking for an analytical person who also thrives in a creative and dynamic environment. You will report to the Production Manager in Iceland.

Main projects:

  • Keeping track of invoices and payments, as well as the production costs of published projects.
  • Royalty administration, including advance earnings and production cost recoupment.
  • Coordinating financial reports with freelancers, invoice approval and follow-up.
  • Invoicing external publishers and preparing monthly statements. 
  • Communication with external publishers and freelancers.
  • Could also include project coordination for local productions, including agreements with narrators, communication with other freelancers, and quality control of the audiobooks in production.

About You

We are looking for someone who is analytical and good with numbers. You are well organized, detail-oriented and someone who is a team player that is not afraid to take initiatives.

To be successful in this position we believe that you:

  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, in Icelandic and English
  • Have a degree in finance, business administration, or similar
  • Are creative and ready to adapt to quick changes in our fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about books and have an ear for a well-narrated audiobook

Accounting knowledge is a plus but not required.

What we offer

Storytel offers a friendly, entrepreneurial and fast-moving work environment where new ideas and creativity are welcomed. We like doing things in new ways and questioning old methods. The Storytel culture - characterized by being welcoming and helpful - is important to us. We don’t believe in hierarchy and micromanagement; we highly believe in giving responsibility and having people grow alongside it. And of course - you get unlimited listening to audio and eBooks from our service! 

This role is a full-time position and based in our lovely office in Reykjavík.

Does this sound like you? If you feel like Storytel is a place where you could thrive, let us know and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Reykjavik Directions


The Storytellers in 4 words?
Friendly, Welcoming, Helpful, Innovative.

Amount of coffee and tea cups per day?
Impossible to know, we like our hot beverages.

Number of orange headphones?

Times we celebrate?
Whenever we have something to celebrate. Which is quite often, we like to celebrate - preferably with cake. 

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