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Internship Autumn 2016 at SACC SFL -Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach

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The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach is looking for TWO proactive, ambitious, and results-oriented interns to join our team starting in September 2016, send us your application NOW!

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WHO WE ARE

Founded in 2013, The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Fort Lauderdale & Palm Beach (SACC- SFL) has the reputation of being a fast and energetic moving chamber.

WHAT WE DO

  • We introduce and promote Swedish innovations, entrepreneurs, startups and established companies.
  • We help to link American and Swedish companies for mutually advantageous business opportunities.
  • We provide crucial business services and link to business consultancies that deliver long-term results.
  • We foster knowledge sharing and cultural exchange across borders.
  • We are all inclusive, not exclusive.

WHAT WE OFFER

SACC-SFL has an extensive and impressive network which includes Mari-time, business accelerators, venture capitalists and private investors, CEOs and founders of industry leading companies, executive search firms, law firms, real estate, insurance and communication agencies. In addition, we provide access to an international network of chambers of commerce and business associations.

As an intern at SACC-SFL, you get the unique opportunity to be part of the cutting-edge setting that is the South Florida today. You will be able to expand your professional network, gain new experience and advance your skills by working in a highly inspirational atmosphere and by meeting and collaborating with industry leaders and professionals in a variety of business sectors. This is a once in a lifetime chance to gain a competitive edge — in Sweden and internationally — and to experience a part of the world that is changing history. 
The intern role entail different focal areas of responsibility. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact emmy.andersson@sacc-sfl.org

WHAT YOU WILL DO

As an Operations and Marketing Intern:

  • An interest and skills in graphical design and website maintenance is an advantage. The primary tasks will be to assist with general operations, marketing, and event management.

As an Business Development intern:

  • Prior experience with CRM systems is an advantage. The primary tasks will be to assist in membership program development and ensure the Chamber databases are updated.

For both positions, tasks and duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Promoting the Chamber and its events
  • Organizing Chamber and YP events, including coordinating volunteers for the events
  • Attending Chamber specific network events
  • Assisting in recruiting new Chamber members
  • Assisting in membership program development
  • Preparing board meetings
  • Providing general office administration
  • Writing articles for Newsletters
  • Write and update procedures (Office manual etc)

Requirements:

  • Higher education within Business, Marketing, or Project management
  • Related work or extracurricular experience
  • Outgoing personality, salesmanship and initiative skills
  • Leadership and teamwork skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in Swedish and English

This is a 6 month internship beginning in September 2016. The internship is unpaid. SACC‐USA will assist with the visa application. You must be a Swedish citizen eligible for a J- 1 visa to be considered for this position.

Submit your application to emmy.andersson@sacc-sfl.org

Application deadline: ASAP

You will working out of our office in Las Olas River House in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
The intern will be working out of SACC SFL's office located in Las Olas River House in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
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