Outreach Officer at House of Innovation

Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology

We offer an exciting, fast-moving environment, with supportive colleagues and researchers in the forefront of their fields. For someone interested in learning more about Innovation,  Entrepreneurship and Technology, this position offers a multitude of opportunity to learn, and take part of networks. We can promise a lot of exposure to new people and exciting knowledge. 

About the role 

As Outreach Officer, you will work closely with the Head of Operations, as well as the Chair (head of unit) and other faculty and staff at the House of Innovation. Since this is a young unit, you will actively contribute to shaping how it operates and interacts with the environment. Your role as Outreach Officer will be focused on delivering excellent outreach (events, information et c) both externally and within the House. The House is still growing, and new collaborations are investigated and formed continuously. You are expected to take an active part in facilitating and delivering collaborations for both companies, other institutions/Universities and other actors within our field. 

You will work in collaboration with the rest of the operations-team but have a lot of own responsibilities, as well as freedom to plan your work.   

Job description 

  • Develop the unit’s overall outreach and media strategy in collaboration with the SSE External Relations unit
  • Responsible for managing the process to plan, organize and execute outreach and events
  • Supply visual materials for outreach
  • Take point in the collaboration with SSE External relations concerning Corporate Partners. Together with Head of Operations and Head of Unit - build Innovation Partnerships and create networks and centers around the House.  

Qualifications  You are a collaborative doer who enjoys working both operationally and strategically. You are detail-oriented, can take initiative and drive processes forward. Furthermore, you are autonomous and have exceptional communication skills.   


  • A strong interest in innovation, digitalization and entrepreneurship, and wants to further develop your knowledge within these areas
  • A strong digital skill set, enabling advanced and creative use of digital channels, as well as production of presentations and reports 
  • A skilled project manager (documented experience required)
  • Exceptional spoken and written language skills in English (Swedish skills are a plus)  


  • Has experience from international settings
  • A university degree and/or experience from an academic setting  

About House of Innovation 

The House of Innovation is an inter-disciplinary research, education and outreach environment at SSE. It produces scientifically based knowledge about innovation, digitalization and entrepreneurship relevant to academics, corporations, government agencies, civil society actors and individuals. In doing so, it interacts with an international network of scholars and academic institutions, as well as with corporate and institutional funders. The House encompasses the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology, the Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Center for Innovative and Sustainable Business Development, and the Scania Center for Innovation and Operations Management.   

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. Our programs are developed in close cooperation with business and research communities, providing graduates with a solid basis for attaining leading positions in a broad range of companies and other organizations. The School is accredited by EQUIS, certifying that all of its principal activities – teaching as well as research – maintain the highest international standards. The Stockholm School of Economics is also the only Swedish member institution of CEMS and PIM, which are collaborations between top business schools worldwide, contributing to the high level of quality for which our school is known. 

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 February 2020
Salary According to agreement
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/63
  • Marie Wahlström, Head of Operations , +46 765 27 75 24
  • Linda Tarmet, Human Resources, +46 722 39 44 31
Published 08.Nov.2019
Last application date 27.Nov.2019 11:59 PM CET

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