Senior Communications Specialist- Policy and Government Relations

London, UK
Communications /
Full-time /
We are on a mission to liberate humanity from all the meaningless time spent managing their purchases and finances, so they can do more of what they love. Klarna was founded on a bold belief: that people are capable of achieving the extraordinary, even when faced with the seemingly impossible. Our journey has been one of continuous learning, facing immense challenges head-on, dedicating countless hours of hard work, and never wavering in our commitment or resilience - and now we are looking for individuals to join us on our journey and contribute to our mission.

Are you a dynamic public affairs professional with a meticulous eye for crafting compelling campaigns? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? We are currently seeking a Communications Specialist to join our team in London or Brussels, working as a Policy and Government Relations Manager across Europe. This role is critical in shaping financial policies and advancing Klarna's mission-led approach in the fintech space.

What You Will Do

    • Stakeholder Engagement: Develop and maintain strong relationships with key industry players, policymakers, regulators, and consumer organizations. Organize impactful events to elevate Klarna's presence.
    • Campaign Development: Create and execute multi-channel campaigns, utilizing your exceptional drafting skills to promote Klarna's innovative vision.
    • Process Innovation: Identify and implement opportunities to enhance efficiency through automation and optimized project management workflows.
    • Regulatory Navigation: Monitor political and industry developments, ensuring Klarna and our partners are well-informed and positioned to respond to public policy changes.
    • Strategic Communication: Manage Klarna's content creation and analytics on platforms such as LinkedIn and our corporate blog, maintaining transparency and integrity in all communications.

Who You Are:

    • You are adept at building relationships and engaging with stakeholders across various levels.
    • Your creativity and innovative thinking drive you to embrace disruptive strategies for growth.
    • You possess a fast mind capable of grasping complex concepts and translating them into accessible narratives.
    • Experience in tech policy is a bonus.
    • Knowledge of additional European language is advantageous.
At Klarna, we're excited to offer an opportunity where your contributions have a direct impact on our success and growth. We're committed to fostering an inclusive environment where you can thrive professionally and be part of a team that values innovation, creativity, and forward-thinking. If you're ready to challenge the status quo and make a difference, we'd love to hear from you.

About Klarna

Since 2005 Klarna has been on a mission to revolutionize the retail banking industry. With over 150 million global active users and 2 million transactions per day, Klarna is meeting the changing demands of consumers by saving them time and money while helping them be informed and in control. Over 450,000 global retail partners, including H&M, Saks, Sephora, Macys, IKEA, Expedia Group, and Nike have integrated Klarna's innovative technology to deliver a seamless shopping experience online and in-store. For more information, visit

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