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Marketing and Event Internship (closed)

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About the host company

Interested in International Business and Trade? What about Business Administration in an international and dynamic environment?

The city of Atlanta is home to almost 500,000 people and it is located at the center of the 9th largest U.S. metropolitan area with over 5.5 million citizens. Atlanta hosts the U.S. headquarters to world-renowned companies such as Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, SunTrust Bank and CNN. Atlanta is the business hub of the Southeastern U.S., offering southern charm and world-class sophistication.

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Georgia offers a position as a Marketing and Event Intern. This is a position filled with opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.

SACC-Georgia, is a non-profit organization which offers its members business services, events and develops and cultivates business opportunities and relationships through a unique international business community. The primary objective of SACC-Georgia is to encourage and promote an exchange of business, trade, investment, technology and culture between Sweden and the state of Georgia. SACC-Georgia is one of 19 regional chambers across the United States, cooperating under the umbrella of SACC-USA based in Washington, D.C. Our office is located in Atlanta.

Job Description

In this position you need to be able to work independently under supervision and be involved in various projects at the same time. Being service minded is as important to us as your professional skills. Main tasks in this role are website and social media management, create and develop newsletters, marketing collaterals, invitations, press releases and other send-outs. In addition to this, your tasks include promoting the Chamber, organizing, and executing various Chamber events, and routine administrative tasks. This role encourages the intern to be creative and solution oriented. We are looking for someone who is eager to take on and drive projects within the field of marketing and event management. Skills and/or interest in graphic design are an advantage.

Required Skills

Education and interest in marketing is an advantage.To participate in the SACC-USA Intern Program, you must be a current or recent student at a Swedish institution of higher learning (category intern) or have a degree from such an institution and one year’s experience in the field (category intern). The intern/intern should have the intention to return to Sweden at the end of the training period.

About SACC-Georgia

The SACC-USA Trainee Program provides U.S. companies with highly qualified trainees from Sweden. Consider this a cost-efficient way of accessing Swedish talent and technology while adding some cultural diversity to your office. For the trainees, a training program in the U.S. is the opportunity of a life time. Talk about win-win!

SACC-USA is a designated J-1 visa sponsor of the U.S. Department of State’s Exchange Visitor Program which promotes educational and cultural exchange in order to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries. Use of the Exchange Visitor Program for regular employment or other work purposes is strictly prohibited.

The SACC-USA Trainee Program and J-1 visa service can be used for everything from a summer internship for a student from Sweden to a longer training program for someone who has just graduated to an 18-month visa for a Swedish employee in a rotation program.