Event Coordinator, Sweden

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
  • Location
    Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Feb 22

Position description

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute whose core mission is to undertake research and activities on security, conflict and peace. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public. SIPRI provides excellent opportunities for scientific and personal development. SIPRI is an equal opportunity employer.

SIPRI is seeking an Event Coordinator for the Institute’s Outreach Department. The Event Coordinator will reinforce the department’s overall ambition to further support and strengthen the Institute’s awareness and recognition in Sweden, the Institute’s home base.

The primary responsibility of the Event Coordinator is, in cooperation with SIPRI’s Outreach Department, to help identify and logistically set up opportunities for SIPRI Senior Management, including the SIPRI Chair and Staff, to engage within Sweden. Swedish-language competence is a requirement of the job.

Main task and responsibilities

Specifically, in coordination with other members of the department, the Event Coordinator will:

  • Identify and implement activities that could serve the purpose of increasing the awareness and recognition of SIPRI among key stakeholders and entities in Sweden;
  • Coordinate engagement with Swedish parliamentarians and the foreign policy expertise;
  • Prepare SIPRI’s new annual initiative referred to as The SIPRI Lecture
  • Set-up meetings and events; and 
  • Contribute to further strengthening ongoing efforts and initiatives of SIPRI’s existing and established outreach in Sweden.


The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

  • Documented experience in event-booking logistics, project administration
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in both Swedish and English 
  • Familiarity with SIPRI’s research areas is an added value

As a person

  • Professional and service-minded
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Highly organized
  • Maintains a positive attitude under stress
  • Cooperative and flexible
  • Pays high attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Application instructions

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