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Misum Stakeholder Engagement Officer– with focus on sustainable markets

Misum

Misum Stakeholder Engagement Officer – with focus on sustainable markets Part-time, temporary employment

The Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) is a cross-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder knowledge platform at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). We are a cosmopolitan mix of ca 40 researchers from different departments and more than 10 countries, plus an inspiring management team, who work collaboratively to make SSE a world-class reference for sustainability in economics and to contribute to a sustainable development of markets in practice. Our mission is based on the trinity of research, education and engagement with stakeholders, whereas all of them are based on rigorous scientific knowledge production to understand the prerequisites of sustainable markets and develop pathways and measures for different actors how to get there.

We are funded by the Mistra Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research to accelerate research collaborations and translate our findings to the specific situations of stakeholders from business, politics, and civil society. Considering the so-called “knowledge-solution-gap” in adapting sustainability solutions in practice, our aim is to make distinct “science-based targets” and their implications more visible in the business community and important fora for decision-makers, and to intensify the dialogue about how they can be reached.

Do you want to help us to take off in this next phase? Do you want to contribute to sustainable development of markets based on interdisciplinary research results from Sweden’s leading business school? Misum needs a skilled and dedicated Stakeholder Engagement Officer to support Misum HQ deliver a complex series of outreach engagements this Fall/Winter.

This fixed-term position will focus on maintaining and enhancing Misum’s digital content and supporting the Misum Director of Stakeholder Engagement to develop content related to dialogue and knowledge exchange between research and practice. The position will provide outreach and event communications assistance and supporting the team in creating innovative content for communicating Misum research work and research results.

Competences and experience:

  • Familiar with sustainability research (in particular sustainable development, and the business case for sustainability)
  • Track record in writing, developing and posting engaging social media content and campaigns
  • Experience in writing for web and blogs, preferably related to sustainability and the ability to convert academic jargon into engaging written and visual content
  • Experience with supporting the marketing and promotion of events (big or small)
  • Creative, structured, outgoing personality comfortable working with a range of team members and external suppliers

Tasks

  • Co-maintain Misum’s social media presence, posting content and monitoring channels and regularly exporting statistics from the platform
  • Write and post content to the Misum website, including news and features and publishing relevant content produced by other team members and Misum researchers
  • Promote and market a wide range of hybrid virtual and physical events taking into consideration social distancing measures and supporting relevant team members with event delivery as appropriate
  • Assist the production of videos and other multimedia content as required
  • Other assistant duties related to stakeholder outreach and required

This is a 50% part-time temporary position until December 2020. Ideal start date is September 2020, although an earlier start can be considered. If you have questions, you are welcome to contact:

Maya Rebermark, Misum Director of Stakeholder Engagement, maya.rebermark@hhs.se, + 46 738 432 763.

Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires 2020-12-31
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment September 1, 2020 (open for discussion)
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 50 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/49
Contact
  • Maya Rebermark, maya.rebermark@hhs.se, + 46 738 432 763
Published 03.Jul.2020
Last application date 31.Jul.2020 11:59 PM CET