Research and Communication Coordinator at Stockholm School of Economics Sustainability Center – with a focus on finance, economics and business sustainability research


We offer

At the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum), we provide a dynamic environment with supportive colleagues and leading researchers in their fields. This position is ideal for someone passionate about sustainability, research and communication, and offers the opportunity to utilize and develop research communication skills. You will be part of a core team that includes the Executive Coordinator and the Stakeholder Engagement Manager, all led by the Executive Director. You will work with a broad network of researchers affiliated to the center. The role allows you to take the lead in your areas while also collaborating with others.

About the position

This is full-time employment, and the initial employment period is 1 year with the possibility of extension.

Examples of your work responsibilities

  • Manage Misum's communication channels (LinkedIn and X) and the center’s homepage; develop and implement social media strategies, create engaging content, and manage internal planning.
  • Together with the Stakeholder Engagement Manager, set up events and communication tools with a focus on research to broaden Misum’s reach.
  • Manage and write Policy briefs to engage non-academic stakeholders, the Researcher Spotlight Series, and the Working Paper Series.
  • Support the Misum team with coordinating events, including seminars, workshops, conferences, and researcher mingles, including marketing.
  • Internal communications; prepare materials for board meetings, support the Executive Director in drafting slides and communication, write the internal newsletters, support with writing and organizing the annual report and center plan, and other internal planning and reporting documents.
  • Draft and write research awards and grant applications. Lead the creation and implementation of research communication projects and collaborate with other research centers and external providers.
  • [MN1]Work with SSE’s sustainability group, as well as provide PRME support to the PRME Director on implementing the UN Initiative—Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) , to further develop SSE’s internal sustainability work.

Your profile


  • Has a profound knowledge of, interest in, and understanding of sustainability topics
  • Is accurate and detailed in both administrative and project management work
  • Can communicate about research with academics, students, practitioners and the media
  • Has very good writing skills and can aptly summarize sustainability-related academic articles on a variety of topics
  • Is well-organized, proactive and can work independently as well as in teams
  • Has exceptional spoken and written English
  • Has a university master’s degree in a related subject
  • Experience with social media and editing webpages


  • Experience from similar work tasks and workplace
  • Familiarity with finance, economics and business concepts and terms
  • Prior project management experience including organizing digital and physical events
  • Prior social media communication experience


To apply for this post please submit a letter of interest explaining why you would fit for this position, in what way you have experience from similar tasks and workplace, and your CV via our recruitment tool Varbi.

We apply a continuous selection, and the position may close before last application day.

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 in an international team consisting of about 90 affiliated and a small Management Team. Our scholars originate from different departments and centers at SSE and other 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

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment August 2024, or according to agreement
Salary According to agreement
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2024/39
Published 05.Jun.2024
Last application date 26.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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