Behind the scenes at Wikström Media

Behind the scenes at Wikström Media – a unique insight into everyday life and a meeting with managing duo Key Account Manager Cecilia and CEO Jakob. Has everything gone smoothly in recent years?

Two cups of coffee, a pair of leather armchairs and a leadership-duo. And one amicable conversation.

“Oh, what a journey we’ve had. To the say the least, it has been varied, heavy, and challenging as both the customer projects and the staff have grown incredibly fast. It feels a lot, if one can say so,” explains Jakob.

Rapid growth phases, of course, cause pain in the form of different kinds of challenges; growing fast is far from easy.

“Office chairs, computers, project tools, personnel issues – at the end of the day growth is made up of so many practical details that you probably haven’t thought of before,” smiles Jakob.

“Exactly,” says Cecilia, “when we moved to our current premises two years ago none of us expected that we would already have to search for even larger location. Absolutely crazy, really.”

Over the past five years, the company has gone from 2 half-time employees and two small office rooms to over 25 people and 250 m2 of office space, with operations in several locations in Finland and now also internationally.

“Our way of working is to collaborate closely with our customers, to listen deeply and understand what they are really looking for and want to achieve, has proven to be both appreciated and effective,” explains Cecilia.

“And we soon noticed that concepts, ideas and the big picture are what we do best. There, the key is to really listen and understand before implementation,” Jakob continues.

But now it sounds like advertising, so back to the leather armchairs and the connection.

“Together, we have absolutely put in the hours. Pushing the boundaries increases both energy and creativity, but I am also grateful for both the opportunity and everything we have learned along the way,” says Jakob.

“And we have managed it together, the whole team. It feels incredibly satisfying,” says Cecilia.

“Nobody knows for sure what the future will bring, but based on how things have gone so far, it seems it will continue to be an exciting journey. And who knows how far that journey can take us,” concludes Jakob.

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Jakob Wikström CEO & Sales +358 50 358 5816
Bjarne Wikström Chairman of the Board +358 40 689 4153
Cecilia Hellund Key Account Manager On parental leave
Ann-Sofie Jansson Key Account Manager +358 44 763 1423‬
Kristiina Oikarinen Account Manager (Helsinki area) +358 40 060 7364‬
Tiina Sjölund Financial & Employee Experience Manager +358 41 319 7622
Sofia Löfdahl Sales Assistant On parental leave
Lina Abbor Sales Assistant +358 41 319 1669
Karl-Erik Wikström Senior Advisor
Thomas Kula Account Manager +358 41 318 6127
Tom Johansson Art Director +358 44 242 2829
Jennie Svartsjö Art Director +358 44 981 9327
Natalie Lassila Graphic Designer +358 44 974 5485
Kim Alvaskari Graphic Designer
Kimmo Penttala Graphic Designer
Christoffer Reinilä Graphic Designer
Sandra Hill Copywriter +358 44 241 0592
Åsa Broo Copywriter +358 44 901 7117
Maria Rönnbacka Head of Copy +358 41 317 1953
Yvonne Reiner Copywriter On parental leave
Patricia Lassila Copywriter +358 44 901 6155
Katarina Jansson Copywriter
Jakob Backlund Copywriter
Ella Kuoppamaa Copywriter
Mattias Björkholm Head of Web Development +358 44 750 6004
Rebecka Holmstedt Web Developer On parental leave
Pontus Björkgård Web Developer
Hannes Nyåker Web Developer
Johanna Mäkipelto App Developer
Jasmine Edfelt Head of Video Production +358 44 718 0542
Tuomo Syri Video & Animation
Sara Möller Digital Marketer On parental leave
Emil Ena Head of Digital Marketing +358 44 986 2509
Chelsea Ahlgren Digital Marketer +358 44 901 6677
Eva-Stina Kjellman Photographer