Misum Stakeholder Engagement Manager – with focus on sustainability and research


We offer

This is a key role at one of Stockholm School of Economics (SSE’s) research centers - Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum). We offer a fast-paced environment, with supportive colleagues and researchers at the forefront of their fields. For someone interested in sustainability and research, this position offers many opportunities to learn, build networks, make an impact, and share knowledge. We can promise a lot of exposure to new people and exciting opportunities.

About the position

This is a broad and senior role where you will be encouraged and expected to take initiative and develop your work processes. You will be the link between research and practice and focus will be on developing collaborations, planning for and organizing both internal and external seminars and events by using opportunities of both digital and the shifting traditional media landscape. We are looking for a capable writer that is able to communicate the research done at the center in different ways both to internal and external stakeholders. The position mainly includes operational tasks, but also tasks of more strategic nature. No direct personnel or budget responsibility is included.

Examples of your work responsibilities

  • Manage the process of planning, organizing, and executing all engagement events and initiatives (larger and smaller events/conferences/round tables/seminars) toreach out with our research. You will mainly be working independently, but when needed be responsible for putting together and coordinate an in-house or outsourced event team. This also includes working on production of videos and other multimedia content.

  • Connect and build relationships with our external stakeholders (corporate partners, alumni, business, and policymakers) on, for example, scanning for and assessing new research projects and matching and facilitate the connection with Misum researchers.

  • Steer the direction and be responsible for the website and social media channels. Drafting content to communicate Misum’s work across traditional, digital and social media. This includes write and edit web articles, press articles, marketing texts, social media content, press releases, develop both external and internal newsletters, and organize internal meetings with the research group. Responsible for Misum’s Annual Report.

  • Be part of and work with SSE’s sustainability partners to further develop SSE’s internal sustainability work.

  • Support the Executive Director with communication/outreach/stakeholder material upon demand. This includes write and edit scripts, board material and PowerPoint presentations.

  • Develop and deliver an engagement strategy, in collaboration with Misum Management Team, for both national and international stakeholders (such as corporate partners, alumni and NGO’s).

Your profile

You are a structured “doer” who can take initiative and drive processes forward. You enjoy working in a fast-paced and ambitious environment and can keep a realistic perspective in stressful situations. You have a deep interest and experience in sustainability topics. Furthermore, we believe that you are autonomous, flexible, and work well with a diverse set of people


  • A university degree, preferably in a business and administration area.
  • Work experience from similar responsibilities, including communication, event planning (preferably web events) and execution.
  • Experience (or preferably a network) from connecting and meeting with business community, governments, and civil organizations.
  • A strong interest in, or knowledge of, sustainability and research environments.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English including experience in writing content for media, social media, newsletters, professional slides, news clips etc.


  • A master’s degree.
  • Experience from working in a similar academic setting and working with researchers is highly desirable.
  • Experience of event planning and execution in an academic setting.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of digital event planning and execution is highly desirable.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Oral and/or written communication skills in Swedish.
  • Experience from an international setting.


This is a time-limited employment for at least one year. The position may be prolonged. Please include your desired salary in your application. The advertisement may close before the last application day if we have moved on with interviews. 

About Misum

The Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) is a cross-disciplinary center of excellence at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). Our work is based on three pillars: research constitutes the center and is disseminated via education at SSE, and outreach to our stakeholders. We address actors from academia, business and politics to understand and create research-based and business-relevant solutions for sustainable markets.

Misum consists of about 45 researchers from more than 10 countries and a small Management Team. Our scholars originate from different departments and centers at SSE and high impact external institutions. Our mission is to develop internationally recognized and cutting-edge research for diverse stakeholder groups on transitioning markets towards sustainable development.

About the Stockholm School of Economics

The Stockholm School of Economics is ranked as the top business school in the Nordic and Baltic countries and enjoys a strong international reputation. World-class research forms the foundation of our educational offering, which includes Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA, and Executive Education programs. Through creativity and collaboration, the Stockholm School of Economics provides an environment where ambitious students and accomplished researchers meet to address contemporary challenges within business and economics, particularly those concerning sustainability, diversity and innovation.  

Apart from delivering world class education within business and economics, SSE students are trained to be successful decision makers and leaders of the future. 

SSE is committed to a balanced gender distribution and values a variety of backgrounds and experiences among our employees. We therefore welcome all applicants regardless of their gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or other beliefs.  

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary According to agreement
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2021/58
  • Martina Björkman Nyqvist, Misum Executive Director,
  • Linda Tarmet, Recruitment Manager, +46722394431
Published 30.Aug.2021
Last application date 27.Sep.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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