Head of Apps Merchandising
NOKIA 517 reviews - Sunnyvale, CA

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"Connecting People" is at the heart of the Nokia brand. Nokia is the world's number one mobile solutions company, connecting more than 1.3 billion people every day. Mobile maps, apps, music, media, messaging and more are explored and presented here in a comprehensive mobile solutions world. Nokia's people ambition is very clear: an advanced integrated company built upon trust and accountability, great leadership and common values. We understand people's desire to join a dynamic and innovative team, where your ideas are valued and your creativity is nurtured. Our future is your creation.

The Nokia Store business unit has an immediate opportunity for a

Head of Apps Merchandising

will be an industry thought leader with deep experience in developing a digital merchandising strategy for an e-commerce business.

Nokia Store offers a range of content including applications, games, videos, widgets, podcasts, location-based applications and personalized content. Today, Nokia Store contributes over 13 million downloads a day to the App Economy from a catalogue of over 100,000 content items, and growing. Nokia Developers have access to consumers in more than 190 markets, with 90% of visitors doing so in their local language. In addition, operator billing is supported in 46 countries and credit card billing is available in 192 countries. To date, more than 400 developers have achieved more than 1 million downloads through Nokia Store. Our vision is to have Nokia Store drive the App Economy in local markets around the world by expanding opportunities for locally relevant apps to be discovered, distributed, and monetized across Nokia platforms.

The Global Head of Apps Merchandising must be a strong leader and communicator who will collaborate seamlessly across departments and geographies. He/she will develop a vision for the Nokia apps experience, as well as define policies and be able to build consensus with a big picture. The objective will be to build a best-in-class merchandising team for the Nokia ecosystem that excels in a fast paced, dynamic, high growth environment.

The ideal candidate should have experience working across countries, and will be perpetually seeking ways to improve the customer experience. This leader will have demonstrated success at developing, executing or changing a vision and strategy and delivering the right communication throughout the organization.


(not limited to)


Develop a great merchandising team

Develop an apps merchandising strategy for our Asha and Lumia devices

Drive best practices within the local merchandising organization

Work with our apps marketing team to drive co-promotion or cross-promotion opportunities

Use data and customer insights to innovate and improve the user experience


Bachelor’s degree, and MBA preferred

10+ years of marketing experience

Experience weaving data and customer insight into innovative strategies

Proven track record of success in merchandising in the online or mobile space

Deep experience of leading a senior marketing team through establishing a clear direction developing and empowering a team, and auditing performance to ensure consistent execution

Our culture is founded on openness, collaboration and honesty, with colleagues who are brilliant in their field, resilient, and above all, strive for the best. One team, where everyone makes a difference and everyone is heard. We care. Even in tough times. We are driven by a better tomorrow, not just by past success. We make great products and services for millions of people, positively improving their daily lives. We are on a path where simplicity and "thinking big" can lead to great things.


Business and Operational Management

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Smart Devices



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