Management & Admin

Market Lead Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

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Market Lead Portugal

“If you are passionate about people and feel excited about being part of transforming a whole industry - then keep reading!” 

We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, exciting, and challenging start-up organization.

We are Polestar, an electric performance brand. We are detail obsessed, performance focused and determined to make the most advanced and exciting electric cars the world has ever seen. We blaze our own trail, one without compromise. We don’t believe in shortcuts; we innovate constantly, and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best. We’re expanding, and we need people who share our vision and want to be part of something different.

Market Lead Polestar Portugal

With Polestar’s expansion into Portugal this role will have strategic- and operational responsibility for the company’s activities in the market. This position is focused on establishing the exciting new Polestar brand and retail footprint to drive sales and revenue, deliver outstanding customer experience and generate sustainable profitability - therefore this role will need to manage both hands on operational tasks together with long-term focus on establishing a successful new EV-brand.

The Role

The primary purpose of the market function is drive successful implementation in the local market. Polestar Portugal will also work closely together with both Polestar HQ and Polestar Spain to inform global strategy, achieve operational synergies and alignment towards global standards.

Core Responsibilities

To establish and manage the overall Polestar operation in the market.  This will involve recruiting a small yet focused team and establishing operational leadership in-line with our unique Polestar culture.  You will work closely Polestar Spain and with HQ in developing and executing the global Polestar strategy, ensuring appropriate market and voice of the customer input.

You will also:

  • Ensure all local market objectives / KPIs are owned and delivered by the team.
  • Coordinate Polestar sales and marketing efforts to deliver commercial and sales targets   
  • Manage the Polestar Space and/or Destination and deliver a world class and differentiated retail experience. Work closely with the Space team, HQ and UK stakeholders to shape and deliver the Polestar Retail proposition.  
  • Work closely with the Customer Care Centre to ensure that Polestar prospects and customers receive outstanding support at all times. Ensure that all elements of the Polestar ownership experience are delivered.
  • Develop and manage strong relationships with journalists, press agencies and external PR stakeholders to strengthen the Polestar brand and product knowledge in the market.


Do you fit the profile?

You are driven, proactive, and see the value in collaboration and innovation. You’re excited to get in on the ground floor, helping to create and develop a company that will act as an inspiration for the rest of the industry.

You’re willing to try innovative and unorthodox solutions to deliver a seamless brand experience, both digitally and physically. Operationally and strategically, you are a strong and consistent performer with strong leadership skills.

The ideal candidate will bring relevant work experience, local connections, strong intellectual capacity, and a rock-solid work ethics to the role.

This position is based in Lisbon, Portugal. Periodically you will travel in market and region as a part of a global team.

Key Competencies for Success                                                             

  • Proven experience as a leader and change agent
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Experience from automotive industry is preferred, and experience in industry shifts to service-, digital, and electrification is beneficial


At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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