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Internship at Business Sweden's Press function, Stockholm

  • Application Deadline: April 23, 2023
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: April 23, 2023
  • Stockholm

Are you nearing the end of your education and interested in doing an internship at Business Sweden's Press function? As an intern with us, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience for your future career in an important organisation. Take this opportunity to be part of Business Sweden’s team in Stockholm.

Business Sweden is located in 40+ countries and has 500+ employees all over the world. Our purpose is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. We are commissioned by the Government and the Swedish industry to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden

Your day as an intern at Business Sweden
You will have a unique opportunity to gain insight into Business Sweden's organisation and the tasks and processes of the press team. During the internship, you will follow the Head of Media Relations and Press Secretary in their everyday work and gain an understanding of issues of varying nature and difficulty within the field. With support and guidance, you will also have your own tasks based on the organisation's needs and the focus of your education.

We offer an internship with a focus on PR and communication. You will follow the Head of Media Relations and participate in the work with varied tasks such as:

  • Handle press inquiries (proactive and reactive) and find communication opportunities.
  • Plan and conduct communication activities.
  • Write press releases, newsletters and other various texts for our web and social media.
  • Contribute to and develop our news program Business Sweden News.
  • Monitor and analyse media activities.

Other tasks may also occur depending on the organisation's needs and the focus of your education.

Work with great people

Vlad Månsson
Country Manager, USA
"This is a great place for rapid career development because of the opportunities to learn from colleagues all over the world"
Samiksha Jalan
Project Manager, London
"I love working at Business Sweden because every hour and every day always brings different opportunities"
Elsa Stefenson
Trade Commissioner, Chile
"I find it incredibly rewarding to see ideas grow and become successful projects"
Bong-Soon Park
Senior Project Manager, South Korea
"My greatest motivation is seeing the positive impact our job has on our clients"

Skills & Requirements

  • You are studying at university to a BSc or MSc within Communication science, journalism, political science or related field
  • Strong communication skills in English and Swedish, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with Photoshop, EpiServer, Cision and Meltwater is a plus

Personal success factors

  • Proactive, self-motivated individual
  • Structured and result oriented. Look for pragmatic ways of working
  • Enjoy teamwork and are prestige-less
  • Shows an interest in PR and media
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Curiosity, willingness to learn new things
  • Communication skills, a collaborative style to build relationships and work with different stakeholders.

Does this describe you?
If so, we can't wait to view your application! Please apply with your personal cover letter and CV or send us a short video clip where you tell us who you are and why you want to join our team. We will be screening applications on a rolling basis and hope to give you a decision in the beginning of May.

For more information about the position, please contact Pezhman Fivrin, Head of Media Relations at [email protected] or Julia Emnell, Press Secretary at [email protected]

Important information
The internship period lasts for up to 20 weeks starting in the autumn term of 2023. Normally, the internship is carried out full-time during office hours. No financial compensation is provided during the internship. As an intern, you should be insured through your institution or the employment agency. Check this before applying for an internship. Distribution of internship positions is made after selection and interview with relevant applicants.

Great Place to Work

  • Global exchanges and career opportunities

  • Exclusive focus on our client’s growth agenda

  • Extensive responsibility

  • Diversified teams with world class colleagues

  • Training academy for continuous development

  • Entrepreneurial environment

About the company

Business Sweden is a global consultancy organization with approximately 500 colleagues working in 46 countries. We all share the same passion - creating maximum value for Sweden.

Business Sweden’s purpose is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden.
Through our consultancy services we offer our customers strategic advice and hands-on support in their international growth and establishment.

Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels.

At Business Sweden we value and encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds related to culture, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity.
The diversity of our people is an important foundation of our culture and builds a workplace where everyone can contribute with unique experiences, perspectives and cultures.

OUR VALUESOur high performance culture rests on that all our employees live our core values. We will never have guidelines for every situation we will meet, but if all of us are guided by a strong sense of our values, we will always navigate in the right direction.

RESPONSIBILITYThis is the foundation of our culture. Taking responsibility is a way to show commitment to our work. We take ownership of the relationships with our clients and stay true to our word.

COLLABORATIONAlone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Collaboration knows no geographical borders. At Business Sweden, we act as one global team to create the best possible value for our clients.

IMPACTBy monitoring the world around us and identifying possibilities , we make a difference by helping companies to seize new, sustainable business opportunities. We create impact both for our clients and for Sweden.

Pezhman Fivrin | Contact Person

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