At Storytel we believe that powerful stories add an extra dimension to life. Storytel is one of the world’s leading audiobook and e-book streaming services and we offer unlimited listening to consumers in 25+ markets, with several new markets launching in the coming years. 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 a Country Manager in Spain to join the team!
About the role
As Country Manager for Storytel in Spain, you will work with our local team and global functions to set short and long-term strategies to fuel Storytel’s growth on the market. The role includes full P&L ownership, which implies increasing our brand awareness, overseeing the development of our content offering, and further improving our local product-market fit by applying the right set of offerings, partnerships and growth strategies – with the ultimate aim to grow our customer base in Spain.
In this role, you will lead our local team in Barcelona. Leadership is an important part of the role, and we are thus looking for candidates with a strong track record in building high-performing teams.
You will be part of an international group of Country Managers with whom you will exchange ideas and share knowledge with on a regular basis. You will also work closely with the broader team of Hub LatAm and Spain teams well as global functions. You will report to the Head of Hub LatAm.
To thrive in this role, we believe that you are data-driven, have high execution capacity, and have great organizational skills. In addition, we believe that you are a team player with an entrepreneurial mindset, who thrives in following through on projects from idea to execution.
We are looking for an individual that has:
- A university degree within Business or similar.
- 5+ years of proven professional experience from areas within business management, growth marketing, strategy or similar.
- Experience from successful high-growth digital consumer business, media/entertainment or tech, preferably in a streaming or subscription service context.
- Excellent understanding of dynamics and trends in the Spanish consumer media landscape.
- Demonstrated experience in building strong teams through solid leadership skills.
- Excellent Spanish and English communication skills, both written and spoken.
What we can offer
Storytel offers a friendly, entrepreneurial and fast-moving work environment where new ideas and creativity is welcomed. We like doing things in new ways and questioning old truths. The Storytel culture – characterised by being welcoming and helpful – is important to us. We don’t believe in hierarchy and micromanagement, but we highly believe in giving responsibility and having people grow with it. And we always find time for “fika” (the Swedish word for sitting down and having a cup of coffee together).
The role is full-time, based in Barcelona, Spain.