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Marketing and Communications Intern to Washington D.C

Intresseområde (Area of interest): Kommunikation Marknadsföring Media

Uppdragstyp (Type of assignment): Jobberbjudande Övrigt Praktikplats Projektarbete (kort) Söker jobb Trainee-plats

Beskrivning (description)

About the Company:

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Washington D.C. (SACC-DC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the development of useful business relationships between the United States and Sweden. Since 1989 SACC-DC has offered opportunities to explore and develop mutually beneficial U.S. – Swedish professional opportunities through a number of business and social events. Founded in 1989, SACC-DC is one of 20 local chambers across the United States, cooperating under the umbrella organization SACC-USA. Together, the chambers form a nationwide Swedish-American business network (SACC-USA), which has served as a forum for Swedish and American business people since it was founded in 1906.

The main purpose of our chamber is networking and the exchange of trade information. In order to fulfill this we regularly organize luncheons, business clubs as well as other activities. These activities are organized for our members, which include businesses and individuals alike.

Position Summary

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Washington D.C., Inc. (SACC-DC) is offering a position for a full-time internship (approximately 20 weeks) for the spring of 2019.

At SACC-DC we strive to enrich your learning opportunity and open new doors in order to enhance your professional career. We provide you with a valuable experience in a broad setting, offering insight into a non-profit organization as well as exposing you to the Swedish-American business relationships. With our office located in the House of Sweden you will be surrounded by a professional environment and exposed to our extensive network.


As a part of a small, non-profit organization you will assist the executive director and the 12-month program interns with daily administrative tasks and the focus of your internship will be:

* Marketing and Communication: Manage the sacc-dc website and social media accounts. Create event invitations, marketing material, membership directory and an electronic newsletter. Review and refine our communication strategy.

* Young Professional Network Project Manager: Planning and carrying out different events and activities for our Young Professional network. Work on extending the network and adding value to its members

Required Skills:

* Ongoing higher education either in Business Administration or Media and Communication (min 90 Credits)

* Swedish citizenship (criteria to receive a J-1 visa)

* Excellent written and spoken Swedish and English.

* Excellent graphic design skills.

* Good organizational and administrative skills.

* Highly motivated and business-minded.

* An outgoing personality and strong networking and communication skills.

* Have the ability to take initiatives and work independently.

* Knowledge of Wordpress and/ or web page maintenance is an advantage


Unpaid internship. As an intern abroad, you may apply for scholarships. Some students, depending on the university program, might also be eligible to receive student aid from CSN.

Duration of training period:

January 21, 2019 – June 21, 2019 (approx. 20 weeks)

Sista ansökningsdag (application deadline): 2018-12-15

Arbetsgivare (employer)

Swedish American Chamber of Commerce DC

Marketing and Communications

Washington, D.C


Kontaktperson (contact person)

Frida Holmkvist