Sales & Marketing Coordinator (Parental leave cover)

Category:  Sales

Oslo, Oslo, NO


Novo Nordisk Norway / Marketing

Location: Nydalen, Oslo, Norway

Position: 18-month Parental leave cover


Do you have strong experience in planning, organising, and coordinating business events, conferences and other business activities in a virtual as well as physical set-up? Do you also have a genuine service-mindset and passion for being a business and frontline enabler? 

If yes, then we have an exciting job opportunity for you as Sales and Marketing Coordinator (18-month parental leave cover) in a fast growing and agile organisation where you will help us make a difference.

The Position
As a Sales and Marketing Coordinator (18-month parental leave cover) you will be supporting sales and marketing activities and work in close collaboration with our field force. You will be a part of our excellent Coordinator team in the Marketing Department and report directly to the Marketing Director. You will have a central role in the organisation and have responsibility for coordinating and organising virtual and physical business events, congresses, virtual roundtables, advisory board meetings, etc.  Furthermore, you will also actively contribute to process improvements and other opportunities for increasing efficiency.


As a Sales and Marketing Coordinator, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and coordinate virtual and physical field and business activities in close collaboration with product managers, sales representatives and external agencies incl. invitations, registration and external contracts
  • Manage all practicalities for national and international congresses and conferences, i.e. congress registrations, hotel bookings, etc.
  • Facilitating and coordinating internal marketing approval processes
  • Organise Advisory Board Meetings in close collaboration with our Medical Department
  • Drive support of digital solutions incl. maintenance of websites
  • Be the main contact person and ensure a good collaboration and cooperation with our internal and external stakeholders for excellent customer satisfaction


Our great office is located in Oslo, Nydalen and was recently both expanded and redecorated.


About you


  • You bring appropriate working experience in planning and organising business events and conferences, ideally from a pharmaceutical industry
  • You also bring project and event management experience, including digital projects
  • You have excellent digital skills in digital solutions, digital marketing channels, MS Office programmes and other IT systems
  • You have excellent Norwegian and English language skills in both written and spoken


As a person:

  • You have a structured and detail-oriented approach to your work
  • You convince through excellent organisation and communication skills, and communicate with both external and internal stakeholders with an ease
  • You are genuinely service-oriented with a high ethical standard
  • You take initiative and have a strong personal dedication
  • You have a focus on being one team and have an “all hands on deck mentality”
  • You are flexible and proactive in the way you approach your work
  • You are known for easily being able to navigate in the business environment and finding the right solutions and opportunities


About the team

The Novo Nordisk Marketing team leads all marketing efforts for Novo Nordisk’s robust portfolio and new products in the pipeline. As part of the team, you will have exposure to our brand and marketing vision, business strategies, launch and lifecycle plans, and critical market insights that drive our business forward. With us, you become part of an engaging and dedicated Norwegian team that strives for excellence. You share the same passion and commitment as our team in our journey to make a difference to patients’ lives.


Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.



If you have questions, please contact our Marketing Director, Rune Hoel Andersen, tel. (+47) 930 31 093



31st December


Are you interested in this opportunity? We look forward to your online application before the application deadline. Please include your CV and cover letter in English.


We invite you to not hesitate and apply soon as we reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the requirements.


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.