Administrative Assistant

Center for Retailing

Center for Retailing is looking for an Administrative Assistant

Part time 50 %.  Fixed-term or permanent employment (trial period of 6 month) according to agreement.

We are looking for an administrative doer with strong communication skills and a service mindset. Center for Retailing is a unit with high educational and research ambitions and the candidate should be willing to contribute with first class administrative support and able to professionally communicate with students, faculty, staff and partner companies.

We offer an exciting, fast-moving environment, with supportive colleagues and researchers in the forefront of their fields. In this role you will gain experience and knowledge from an international work environment filled with talented, innovative and ambitious people. Located in central Stockholm.

Job description

Your tasks linked to the Bachelor Program in Retail Management and Center for Retailing include:

  • Support to students, teachers and visiting partner companies
  • Planning, coordination, and execution of activities related to the education activities conducted at the center (e.g., Course scheduling, Update course pages, Report grades, Administrate exams)
  • Planning, coordination, and execution of activities related to the research activities conducted at the center (e.g., Host lunches and events, Booking of trips and hotels)
  • Planning, coordination, and execution of activities related to the center (e.g., deal with invoices, order catering, office supplies and literature etc)


You are a collaborative doer who really enjoys working with administrative tasks and giving excellent support to the daily operations in an organization. You are detail-oriented, can take initiative and drive processes forward. Furthermore, you are autonomous and have strong communication skills.   


  • Minimum degree from gymnasium and have some years of experience from similar work tasks.
  • Exceptional spoken and written language skills in English (Swedish skills are a plus)
  • Excellent computer skills, qualification if you have worked in Office 365.
  • Experience from an academic setting and / or experience from an international setting is considered a merit.


About Center for Retailing

The Center for Retailing (CFR) at the Stockholm School of Economics sets out to strengthen the competitiveness of the Swedish retail industry through academic education and research. CFR’s vision is to be a top tier European retail center and to be recognized as a global benchmark for industry collaboration and thought leadership in retailing. This includes acting as a role model when it comes to integrating companies’ challenges into both education and research.

The Center for Retailing team consist of a Professor, nine Faculty members, five PhD students, one Office & Program Manager and one Administrative Assistant (vacant). 

Please include your desired salary.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment soon as possible
Salary månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours aprox 18 hours per week
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/74
  • Karl Strelis, Office & program Manager, +46 8 736 9740
  • Kristin Ulvbäck, HR Business Partner, +46 725 191 807
Published 18.Dec.2019
Last application date 19.Jan.2020 11:59 PM CET