Commercial Manager at Storytel Iceland

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Storytel is one of the world’s leading audiobook and ebook streaming services. We offer unlimited listening and reading to consumers in 20+ 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. Storytel, a Swedish company founded in 2005, is both a digital platform provider as well as a comprehensive publishing group. As we continue to grow, we are looking to strengthen our Icelandic Team with a Commercial Manager.

About the role

As a Commercial  Manager, your main responsibility is to analyse, accelerate and conduct the growth of the Storytel subscription service in Iceland. Our vision is to develop a seamless customer experience as we organize ourselves around the customer lifecycle. 

You will report to and work closely with the Country Manager in Iceland to analyze, follow, support and translate the needs of our local Commercial Team into development projects around customer experience and offerings. One of your main tasks is to develop, own and manage long-term channel partnerships in Iceland.

The role is full time, part of the local Storytel Team in Iceland, but you will also be part of the Storytel family and can at all times expect to be supported by Storytel’s Global team. 

Your work primarily consists of

  • Analyzing and implementing commercial projects
  • Identifying, initiating and maintaining partnership opportunities
  • Researching partners, generate interest and deliver a great experience to our partners
  • Forecasting, measuring and reporting the results of various projects
  • Collaborating with retailers


Your profile

  • Degree in business administration, project management or similar
  • At least 3 - 5 years experience and background in marketing and sales
  • Great communication and leadership skills
  • Commercial interest and experience in building sales funnels and forecasting outcome
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Skilled negotiator and problem solver who meets deadlines and targets
  • Fluent in English and Icelandic, both in speech and writing

 As a person we are looking for a strong team-player with great interpersonal skills, always curious to learn new things. You take initiative and are self-driven and work well across disciplines. We also believe that you are an analytical person, and of course - you love audiobooks.


What we 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. 

The role is based in our lovely office in Reykjavík. The Storytel headquarter is situated in the center of Stockholm, Sweden. If you like to read more about us and our products please have a look at

Does this sound interesting? We would love to get your application today.

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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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