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Communication and Marketing

Chicago

The Position
You will be promoting The Trade Council in North America’s energy and environment activities and attracting Danish companies to explore their export potential across the Atlantic. Through the internship, you will play an important role in the Trade Council marketing and communication team, which consists of two employees located in Chicago and Houston, and you will be an integrated part of the Energy & Environment team that consist of app. 40 employees across the Danish missions in North America.

Your daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Support the daily social media efforts (LinkedIn and Twitter)
- Write articles
- Develop and update marketing materials in InDesign and Photoshop
- Video production and editing 
- Write and setup newsletters for the Danish community in Chicago  
- Administrative tasks, which also include helping out with our daily routines at the office.

The Candidate
- You are enrolled at a higher educational institution focusing on communication, journalism, media, or marketing
- Fluency in Danish and English (oral and written) at a high level is required
- Video editing skills as well as office package skills are expected
- Our ideal candidate has a flair for visual and graphical storytelling 
- Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is advantageous but not a prerequisite

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Stine Lundov on stilud@um.dk.

 

Houston

The Position
As an intern at the Consulate General in Houston, you will be part of a small but dynamic and result-oriented team at the newly established Consulate. You will become an integral part of the team of advisers and administrators and get a chance to work actively on export and trade promotions within Health & Life Science. Further, you will also be supporting the Marketing & Communication team. 
With a population of 28 million, Texas is the second largest economy in the US and the world’s 10th largest economy. Texas’ size and dynamic growth provides a solid potential for our overall work in helping Danish companies succeed in the US market. We provide business development services for Danish companies, including market insights, market execution and help with establishing a permanent presence on the US market. We succeed through specialization and a strong drive to make things happen.

Your Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Market research, analysis and monitoring incl. mapping of stakeholders, competitors, potential partners, etc.
- Lead generation and outreach to Danish and American customers by phone and email
- Assisting with business development and execution of market strategies for Danish companies 
- Planning and coordinating meeting programs and events in both Denmark and USA
- Support in GPA (Global Public Affair) work with local authorities and other relevant stakeholders
- Develop content for the Consulate General’s SoMe platforms
- Maintain and develop website 
- Develop and produce visual material such as infographics, videos and catalogues
- Assist in other marketing and communications related efforts

The Candidate
- You are enrolled at a higher educational institution focusing on business, economics, International Business Communications or the like
- Fluency in English (oral and written) is required
- Office package skills are expected
- Our ideal candidate has flair for visual storytelling and preferably experience with Photoshop, PremierePro and Indesign
- You are very attentive to detail and enjoys taking on new responsibilities and challenges
- You possess an independent drive along with a positive attitude when engaging in new tasks
- You are highly motivated, proactive and have a genuine interest in understanding and solving the business-related challenges that Danish companies face when entering/expanding in the US market

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Ralf Nielsen on ralnie@um.dk.

New York

The Position
Denmark In New York’s Strategic Communications and Press team works in support of the Trade Council, Invest in Denmark, and the Culture and Public Diplomacy teams to communicate Danish values and positions of strength to key stakeholders in New York and across the East Coast. 
The Strategic Communications and Press intern will assist the Head of Strategic Communications and Press in Denmark In New York’s daily communications and long-term strategic communication planning as well as engage in critical public diplomacy efforts, including:

- Daily coordination of Denmark In New York’s digital media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
- Preparation of graphics and memes for social media using Canva and/or Photoshop
- Sourcing and conducting interviews for the DenmarkInNY Medium blog
- Developing original content for Denmark In New York’s digital media channels
- Press and media outreach to Danish and US journalists and outlets
- Editing and managing the Denmark In Brief newsletter
- Assisting with project management at high-level events including the UN General Assembly, the NYC Pride March, and meetings with key local stakeholders

The Candidate 
For this position, students from communications and journalism programs will be accorded priority consideration. Professional experience in media and journalism is a plus. 

Additional competencies include:

- Knowledge of the full range of social media tools essential to planning and executing effective campaign strategies and programmes, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn
- Knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint as well as analytics
- Ability to shoot and edit video and work on multimedia projects is an advantage
- Ability to work with CMS
- Ability to produce a variety of written English-language communications products in a clear, concise style
- Demonstrates professional competence and understanding of subject matters including Denmark’s role in advancing the sustainability agenda, digitalization, Danish arts and culture, and Danish achievements in the life sciences

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Mikkel Hagen Hess on 
mikhes@um.dk.

Washington DC

The Position
You will get an important role in the Embassy press and communication efforts, with special focus on social media. You will, among many other things, create content for social media focusing on Denmark, Danish values and culture, Danish companies export successes in the US, and Danish-American trade. You will create content for the Embassy homepage, media monitoring, and update and further develop the Embassy Instagram-, Facebook-, Twitter- and LinkedIn profiles.

Your daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Create and update content for Social Media
- Conduct interviews, record and edit film and other content
- Participate in planning and execution of official visits, events and cultural events
- Maintain the Embassy homepage: usa.um.dk
- Take part in promoting Denmark’s cultural profile in the USA
- Contribute to information and promotion of cultural events
- Reply enquiries regarding Danish culture, Danish social conditions etc.

The Candidate
- You are enrolled at a higher educational institution focusing on communication, journalism, media, or marketing.
- Fluency in Danish and English (oral and written) at a high level is required. 
- Video and web editing skills are an advantage. 
- You are open, independent and creative

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Cecilia Hornum Skogstad on cecsko@um.dk.

 

How to apply
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