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Research and Communication Assistant Position at Misum, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden – Jul 2022


The Stockholm School of Economics, Misum invites applications for a Research and Communication Assistant to join the Misum Head Quarter team, Sweden – Jul 2022

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General Info

Position: Research and Communication Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Aug 2022
Contract Period: 11 Months
Salary: According to standard norms

Misum Head Quarter team

Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), Sweden


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Qualification Details

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a profound knowledge of, interest in, and understanding of sustainability
  • Is accurate and detailed in both administrative and research project management work
  • Is well-organized, proactive and can work independently as well as in teams
  • Can communicate about research with academics, students, practitioners and the media
  • Has very good writing skills and can aptly summarize sustainability-related academic articles on a variety of topics
  • Has exceptional spoken and written English
  • Has a university master degree
  • Familiarity with social media

Good to have but not necessary:

  • Experience from similar work tasks and workplace
  • Familiarity with finance, economics and general business concepts and terms
  • Prior project management experience including organizing digital and physical events
  • Prior social media communication experience
  • Knowledge of Swedish

Responsibilities/Job Description

This is a full-time, time-limited employment and the initial employment period is 11 months with the possibility of extension. As the Research and Communication Assistant, you will work closely with the Misum’s Executive Director, Misum’s Executive Coordinator, the Research Directors, and the Stakeholder Engagement Manager, complementing the activities of administrative and outreach staff.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Misum headquarters with research and administrative tasks such as donor reports, annual reports, yearly reporting and communication with research affiliates
  • Draft and write research briefs, reports and research applications (internal research reports plus assistance for bigger public reports)
  • Assist in setting up and running the tech and logistics of research workshops, seminars and larger outreach events such as academic conferences (physical and hybrid)
  • Help maintain communication channels through the internal portal, and externally facing social media accounts and webpage content
  • Help to coordinate the UN Principles of Responsible Management Education initiative at SSE
  • Work on other project tasks as required with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the various departments of SSE and students to support the work of the “Sustainable SSE” umbrella group

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 2022/38

Application Procedure

To apply for this post please submit a letter of interest explaining why you would fit for this position, in what way you have experience from similar tasks and workplace, and your CV via our recruitment tool Varbi.

We apply a continuous selection, and the position may close before last application day.

About the Misum

The Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) is an interdisciplinary research center focused on sustainability research at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). We are a mix of about 80 affiliated researchers from all departments of the School and from other universities over the world, supported by a dedicated management and outreach team, who work collaboratively to make SSE a world-class reference for sustainable markets.

Misum’s mission is to produce rigorous scientific knowledge to understand the prerequisites of sustainable markets and to reach out with this research to help develop pathways and measures for different actors to get there.

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