Head of Marketplaces, Nordics

Media Planning, Implementation & Activation Stockholm, Stockholm


Position at GroupM

Head of Marketplaces, Nordics 


Overview of the role 

With Amazons entry to the Swedish market, we are continuing to build and scale our capabilities within e-commerce and marketplaces. This is a high-profile and critically important role as it is tasked with establishing our marketplace practice in the Nordics. With a focus on Amazon, you will start building a team with extraordinary ambitions. Together with our Nordic e-commerce sponsor group you will identify client needs, define our offering, and implement engagement and delivery models – and start building and scaling a successful operation. 


Who we are looking for 

As this is a senior position with a high level of responsibility, you will: 

  • Be able to work autonomously and be self-driven 
  • Preferably have experience of a leadership position within e-commerce 
  • Have experience of advising senior leaders 
  • Be able to create and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders 
  • Have experience and expertise in designing and implementing e-commerce and/or performance media strategies 
  • Have experience of managing large cross-functional teams and projects 
  • Have experience working with technological and creative applications 
  • Have experience managing and improving the quality of client e-commerce strategies 
  • Have experience in building high-performing direct reports and teams through mentoring and coaching 
  • Utilise analytical skills, with experience in using data-driven decision making 
  • Have an interest in e-commerce innovation 
  • Have a pragmatic and optimistic approach where you see opportunity in challenges and embrace change 
  • Have an open communication style, support our feedback culture, and welcome diversity 


Within the first year, you will: 

  • Establish a new high performing Nordic marketplace team out of Stockholm 
  • Work closely with our Nordic e-commerce sponsor group to identify client needs, define our offering, and implement engagement and delivery models 
  • Ensure that we as a company have the capabilities to deliver leading consultancy, content, and advertising solutions on Amazon across the Nordics 
  • Manage partnerships with other agencies within our WPP/GroupM network, that will be used for delivery 
  • Manage stakeholder alignment at all different levels across our group 
  • Develop and execute relevant training together with our senior digital leadership and partners 
  • Be internal and external expert and the “go-to person” for Amazon and marketplaces for our people and clients in the Nordics 
  • Drive external communication initiatives such as PR and events on Amazon and marketplaces, together with our marketing team 
  • Drive sales on new and existing clients, together with agency client directors 
  • Develop commercial models that drive revenue and profit growth 
  • Set a plan for how we successfully scale our operations 



This role reports directly into our Managing Director, Digital Services in Sweden.  



This is a full-time employment, and we are looking to fill the position as soon as possible. We apply a six month probationary period (provanställning).  

Candidates will be reviewed ongoingly so please apply with you CV and cover letter today. 



If you have any questions regarding this role, please feel free to get in touch with Oscar Larsson, Managing Director GroupM Digital Services. We do not accept applications via email due to GDPR. 


  • This is a full-time role which equates to:
    • 37.5 hours per week
    • 30 hours per week for 10 weeks over summer
    • 6 weeks of vacation per year
  • Market-based pension plan
  • 3,000 kr/year wellness allowance and free access to a gym at the office
  • Conferences (including our own NextM), kick-offs and other events
  • Centrally located offices on Birger Jarlsgatan in Stockholm

About GroupM 

Intelligent and imaginative, we create, integrate and scale technology-enabled services with premium partners, including Google, Facebook, Amazon and more. Our approach earns us award-winning work and helps our clients’ businesses grow.  

And because we have three of the top five global media agencies and $63 billion in annual media spend, we provide access and scale everywhere our clients do business. 

Together we are in the frontline in shaping a new era of media strategy and innovation.