KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Support services at KTH

The task of Support services is to support the university's education and research. KTH's Support services are currently in an exciting phase where we are developing our working methods together. As an employee within Support services, you will contribute to KTH's mission to research, educate and create societal benefits, and at the same time, will get the opportunity for your own professional development.

Job description

We are looking for outgoing and motivated international master's students to join our team of Digital Student Ambassadors. Are you a creative mind with a passion for content creation and storytelling? Then this role might be perfect for you!

As a Digital Ambassador, you will be a key link between KTH and future students. You will represent KTH and share your insights on student life in Stockholm through pictures, Reels, Stories and blog posts on our social media channels.

Therefore, you should be comfortable communicating in English and have a passion for photography and/or video editing, as well as for writing.

You’ll also be responsible for responding to comments and messages from followers, shaping a vibrant and positive online community.

For this paid position, we’re looking for a great communicator, service-oriented, creative and well-structured. Since teamwork and cooperation are at the heart of what we do, being a supportive team player is key – you'll be comfortable meeting deadlines and collaborating with your teammates.

With your creativity and firsthand experience, you will inspire and guide applicants on their journey to KTH!

You will be part of the International Student Recruitment team within the KTH International Relations Office. We work with digital communication, webinars and regional events in collaboration with organisations and universities to reach prospective international students. 

The vacant positions are:

Five curators for our English channels:

  • @kthuniversity on Instagram
  • The KTH International Student Blog 

You will be expected to work approximately 16 hours/month on your digital ambassador task.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Global Impact: As a leading technical university, KTH is dedicated to providing students with the knowledge and skills to tackle complex challenges and drive positive societal change. As a Digital Ambassador, you'll be able to promote KTH's education and research, inspiring students to pursue careers that make a difference in the world.
  • Professional and personal development: As a Digital Ambassador, you'll receive training and support from our International Students Recruitment team communications officers. They will help you leverage your strengths and develop yourself in a collaborative work environment.
  • Flexibility: We understand that students have busy schedules, that's why we offer flexibility in your role. As a Digital Ambassador, you will be able to balance your responsibilities with your academic commitments and personal life.
  • Welcoming work environment: As part of the International Student Recruitment team, you’ll have the chance to work alongside passionate and ambitious colleagues who share your dedication to making a positive impact in the world through collaboration.
  • Networking Opportunities: You’ll be able to join exclusive events and workshops designed specifically for our community of student ambassadors. These events offer valuable networking opportunities, allowing you to connect with students from all programmes at KTH.
  • Exciting Events: You’ll have the chance to participate in diverse events and activities on and off campus. Whether it's attending TEDx conferences, student concerts, or a KTH Royal Blue hockey match, as a Digital Ambassador, you may be invited to these events to promote them to your audience. It's a fantastic chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich student life at KTH and in Stockholm.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • You should be admitted to first or second-level cycle education at a Swedish university 
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills, since it is needed in daily work
  • Experience and interest in:
    • social media and digital communication
    • photography, short-video production and editing
    • writing (both short copy and longer blog-post format texts)

Preferred qualifications

  • Student at KTH
  • Experience of coming to KTH as an international student
  • Experience in digital communication or public speaking to a larger audience.
  • Experience with project management platforms such as Trello, Notion, etc.
  • Experience with graphic design tools such as Canva or Adobe Suite.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency. 

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webpage.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the instructions in the ad.

To complete your application, please upload your CV and the following work samples:

  • One sample Reel, between 30 and 60 seconds
  • One of the following post types:
    • One sample carousel post - complete with 3 pictures (that you have taken and edited yourself) and a short caption
    • Or one sample blog post of maximum 300 words - complete with 3 pictures

As for the theme of the samples, you can choose between the following topics:

  • Why I chose KTH
  • A day in the life of a student
  • My journey to Sweden, Stockholm or KTH

You can choose the same theme for all work samples or different ones. Please have a look at our Instagram account @kthuniversity and our International Student's Blog and keep in mind the style and tone of voice to create your work samples.

The post can be sent as PDF document, and the video should be sent as a shared link on Google Drive or OneDrive.

If you have a public Instagram, TikTok or YouTube account where you create content and that you think can be of relevant example to support your application, please link it under the "Website" section.

Your complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, 19 August, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment 

The employment is valid for a limited time according to the agreement - for up to 12 months, with access according to agreement.

Others

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

The position may include security-sensitive activities. To become authorized, you therefore need to pass a possible security check.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence

 

 

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment According to agreed
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 5
Full-time equivalent 10%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number VP-2024-0150
Contact
  • Sofia Zangrande, sofiaza@kth.se
Published 03.May.2024
Last application date 19.Aug.2024 11:59 PM CEST
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