Development Manager

Mynewsdesk is the leading PR and communications platform in Scandinavia. We are enabling our customers' stories to reach the right audience. Help us create a world where no story goes untold or unheard! A key role is available at Mynewsdesk headquarters. Take the opportunity to join as Development Manager in Stockholm. 

About us
We are a 4-team sized tech department in Stockholm consisting of Developers, Teamleads, Designers, QA and Product Managers. We work with a modern tech stack, built mainly with Ruby on Rails in the backend and Javascript / React in the frontend. We focus on building our apps, while letting cloud services run them for us and we use various big data services to process our customers data and the media landscape around us, to allow a truly data driven PR workflow.

The role
As the Development Manager you will be responsible for

  • Our agile development teams and work with the holistic view of our development organization (processes, working methods etc).
  • Being Head of other team leads within the development organization
  • Representing Dev in the organization and act as a speaking partner
  • Supporting our Product Managers
  • Operatively leading one of the development teams

The work includes facilitating the development, holding joint meetings with the group and creating the conditions for your employees through the company’s values and corporate culture that are characterized by a caring, open and prestige less environment.

As a Development Manager you will identify gaps, drive improvement work and do different priorities. You will have full staff responsibility with salary setting, which includes work with employee interviews, recruitment, competence development and workforce management for System Developers who work daily with a focus on new development but also with further development and improvements. Furthermore, you are responsible for driving the agile way of working and constantly working to streamline and improve our way of working with Product Development.

You will work closely with the CTO and CPO to plan roadmaps, improve development processes and create highly motivated teams. In our matrix organization you will also work closely with Product Management, Data, Design, Business Systems and Support to ensure that we are always improving in different areas where your team/s is involved. 

You have experience in

  • Leading and coaching a group of individuals with full staff responsibility.
  • Working as an agile coach, a Scrum Master or as a Team Lead.
  • Lean tricks and know how to coach a development team to work effectively and focus on deliver value.
  • Being part of organizational development
  • Working close to the business as well as IT and you have a great understanding of the technical work.

If you have a good understanding of systems and previous experience from work with system development that is very positive as well as having experience in working with remote teams and developers and you know the challenges and opportunities that it gives. You are fluent in English, both in writing and speaking since it is our working language.

Personal skills
You are a doer, a humble, down-to-earth person who loves to get things done. You are result oriented, pragmatic and quick on your feet with a strategic capability. You have great documentation and communication skills and can be informative and clear.

What we offer

  • A key role in a leading PR tech company with around 200 employees
  • An established great team where you can create wonderful opportunities together 
  • An open environment where you have the opportunity to make an impact
  • A working place where you can improve your leadership skills and get great experiences
  • Competitive employee compensation and benefits

In this recruitment we are working together with p4it Search & Recruitment. If you have any questions you are most welcome to contact Recruitment Consultant Jen Scheffel,, 0733 118798 alternatively
Louise Hagen Furugård,, 0733 118726

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


Rosenlundsgatan 40
118 53 Stockholm Directions

Perks & Benefits

All of our employees play an essential part in shaping our product and business - today and tomorrow. We want you to play a part too.

  • Agile working

    We like to bring people, processes and technology together, and we like to see you fail. And get up and try again. We encourage you to continuously find new ways and solutions: what works best for you and for the business?

  • Great collegues

    We support, challenge and inspire each other. That’s something we do on every day basis, both with co-workers and customers.

  • Creativity

    Embrace your creativity. We offer the creative freedom to develop new ideas and innovative thinking. That’s why we think that in combination with our agile mindset, this is a breeding ground for really great things!

  • Great conditions

    Enjoy all the big business benefits in combination with the spirit of a start-up. You will be challenged to excel professionally and have some great perks meanwhile.

Workplace & Culture

It’s not just a job, it’s so much more. Mynewsdesk is a creative workplace where we make the most out of your talents and what you’re good at. Our high is in people and their development. Mynewsdesk is a place for you to grow, both professionally and as an individual. As a company, we are growing too. We are looking for people to join our teams, to build, sell, market, administrate and facilitate the world’s leading PR platform.


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