Senior Marketing Operations Specialist

Paço de Arcos, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 20469 

We are looking for a Senior Marketing Operations Specialist to oversee the Marketing Production planning and delivery in our growing Institutional and Wholesale Distribution (IWD) organization in Lisbon. This is an opportunity for you to be part of the set-up of a new international hub and contribute to key marketing deliveries.


At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger.

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is the centre of investment management in the Nordea Group and in the Asset & Wealth Management division. NAM is the largest asset manager in the Nordics with the vision of being a leading European Asset Manager. We want to do this by delivering returns with responsibility. We meet customer demands and guide our customers in the right direction in asset selection while ensuring prudent ESG practices. NAM has around 900 employees and more than 475 Nordic and international institutional clients. 

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Marketing and Communication team. We add value by effectively handling the NAM IWD marketing activities globally. As the Senior Marketing Operations Specialist, you’ll play a valuable role by contributing to our clients experience in a very dynamic, multicultural and entrepreneurial environment. This role is key and we are looking for a marketing professional with a very hands-on attitude and pragmatic approach.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Oversee the planning for Marketing Production - prioritizing assignments with the production team (e.g. graphic designers) and setting deadlines.
  • Day-to-day activity oversight, ensuring all deliverables adhere to Nordea’s guidelines and standards and compliance guidelines.
  • Oversee the relationship with external vendors to facilitate production and timely deliveries.
  • Coordinate marketing-related deliveries and operations on the different dissemination channels and stakeholders.
  • Support on Business and Marketing-related projects (competitor benchmarking, budget projection, new tools assessment and implementation).
  • Set-up business procedures and processes to support the marketing production and dissemination operations.
  • Support client events (fulfilment including giveaways and printings, other marketing collaterals, webinars).

You’ll join a multi-skilled and multicultural team of communication professionals, and will report directly to the local Head of Marketing Operations. The role is based in Oeiras.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To do well in this role, we believe that you:

  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, including min 3 (three) years in a similar role.
  • Have previous experience in marketing complex activity planning and coordination experience in a marketing context (fulfilment and printing experience necessary), experience in handling external vendors / freelancers would be considered a plus, as well as experience in a multicultural environment.
  • Have first class communication skills, English proficiency is a must.
  • Are a “doer” and a self-starter able to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment, and balance multiple projects at once while respecting sometimes tight deadlines.
  • Are a team player with solid interpersonal skills: enthusiastic and positive personality, professionally curious, attentive to detail, motivated nature, easy to work with and collaborative.
  • Have an interest in new technology with knowledge of modern softwares.
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools: Adobe Creative Cloud, Marketing Project Management, CRM (e.g. Salesforce) would be considered a plus.

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 15/12/2023.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at supporting our customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Department:  Communication / PR / Marketing

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