Corporate and Alumni Relations Manager for MIB/CEMS

Program Office

We offer you

An important and demanding role in an international and exciting environment at one of the top business schools in Europe. You will be in constant connection with numerous companies and schools around the world. You will need to take initiatives and develop the processes further. This is a role that emphasizes the importance of close ties between academia and the private sector. This is a great role for you who love to travel and broaden your network around the world.

The role

As the Corporate and Alumni Relations Manager for MIB and CEMS, you will have a key role in driving the company involvement in the program. You will be working in a tight team of three colleagues. In your role you will also work closely together with the Program Director. You will establish and foster relationships with corporate partners and alumni in order to secure their support in the curricular and extra-curricular activities of the program. You will set goals, manage your own processes, and function as a key player.

Your tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Drive and secure the corporate and alumni involvement in the program,
  • Manage and foster the corporate and alumni connections through constant networking
  • Proactively engage new corporate partners,
  • Support the SSE CEMS club and alumni club with contacts and event ideas,
  • Participate in and arrange corporate social events,
  • Participate in and contribute to the CEMS corporate relations community, including annual meetings and career events,
  • Support MIB placement activities in collaboration with Career Services,
  • Develop and execute plans for MIB and CEMS alumni engagement with regards to placement and ranking surveys.

Your profile

As you will be responsible for multiple processes you will need to be proactive and flexible to move projects forward, and get things done efficiently and accurately. You will work in an ambitious work environment with high goals. We believe that you are self-confident and independent. You are used to making decisions when needed. It is also important that you are service minded as the position involves substantial contact with companies, faculty, students, and partner schools around the world. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are confident in dealing with senior members of staff, corporate partners, and other stakeholders, and in resolving challenging situations. You have worked with feedback in a constructive way. 

International experience is an asset since a large part of the student body and faculty come from outside Sweden. You should have an excellent command of Swedish and English, both spoken and written, and be comfortable speaking before large audiences in both languages. You should be able to update web pages and have good computer skills, chiefly with Office programs.


  • Academic background and an interest in and understanding of higher education.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in English and Swedish.
  • At least five years of work experience from similar work duties.
  • You should have experience in leading and managing your own projects with good results.
  • Experience from networking.


  • Previous experience in a similar role in a higher-education environment.
  • Previous experience from having lived abroad.
  • Academic education.
  • Any additional language is an advantage.


This is a full-time, permanent employment starting with a probationary period of 6 months. We apply for an ongoing selection, so don’t wait to submit your application.

About the Stockholm School of Economics

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary According to agreement
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2022/59
  • Lisa Larson, HR,,076-8437925
  • Viktoria Marthin ,
Published 26.Sep.2022
Last application date 16.Oct.2022 11:59 PM CEST