Do you want to be a part of the project committee of 2022?
With a somewhat challenging year, but also fun and developing, the end of GADDEN 2021 is approaching. It’s time for us in the committée of 2021 to retire our wings and let new bees take over the beehive. So, are you interested in taking part in one of School of Business, Economics and Law’s biggest projects and create the BZZT career-fair within the Nordic region? Great, because the application for the remaining posts in the Project Committee of 2022 is now OPEN!
Apart from having the year of your life, filled with lots of fun, you also get the opportunity to attend an instructive year where you get the possibility to create new relationships within the university as well as with potential new employers. But most importantly you will make friends for life!
To apply for the remaining posts of the committee of GADDEN 2022 you need to fill in the form to the right (or below in the mobile version). Make sure you don’t forget to motivate why YOU are the perfect choice for the position you are applying for (AND of course you can apply for more than one position!!).
The last day for applications is the February 20th at 23.59.
At this moment, we are looking for driven students for the following posts:
Your best year at Handels is waiting
GADDEN has since its creation in 1982 grown exponentially and the fair, as well as the events and activities that take place during the year, make GADDEN HHGS 'largest project. The project committee consists of ambitious students at the School of Business, Economics and Law who have a common goal: together create the best career fair for students and companies! ... (The recruitment for the project committee 2022 is divided into two parts and in the first recruitment, which takes place in November, half of the positions are filled. In February, the application opens and in March, the remaining positions will be filled, and the project committee will be complete. After that, about ten months of hard work awaits to create a new fair, a time-consuming and challenging job that also means your most fun year at Handels.READ MORE
– Head of Company Relations
– Head of Interview Sessions
– Head of Events
– Head of Corporate Relations
– Head of Sustainability
– Head of Logistics
– Head of Communications
– Art Director
HEAD OF COMPANY RELATIONS
As Head of Company Relations, you are responsible for contacting all of the fair's exhibitors; the companies! You will keep in touch with previous years' exhibitors as well as being responsible for selling GADDEN to new, exciting companies. This will involve many phone calls, meetings, and the responsibility of organizing around 100 exhibitors' participation at GADDEN. This role also involves supporting the rest of the committee in their company contacts and holding workshops to promote the process.
As Head of Company Relations, you get the opportunity to shape the fair, create connections with some of Sweden's most exciting companies, and be the first contact in the bridge between students and their future employers.
We are looking for someone who has a sense of details, is service-minded, and an excellent salesperson who is willing to put in a lot of work to ensure that the most exciting companies join GADDEN 2022. It is meriting if you have previous experience in service or sales, but not a requirement.
If you have any questions regarding the role as Head of Company Relations, you are more than welcome to contact Simon Olofsson at firstname.lastname@example.org, Maria Nordin at email@example.com or David Olsson at firstname.lastname@example.org
HEAD OF INTERVIEW SESSIONS
For this position, we are in search of someone who wants to be a part of our Company Relations team and who is responsible for the Interview Sessions during GADDEN 2022. The Interview Sessions are an opportunity for the students to be selected for a chat or smaller job interview with our company representatives. During the fair, approximately 500 Interview Sessions are conducted, which is an extraordinary opportunity to strengthen the interaction between the participating companies and our students.
As Head of Interview Sessions, your responsibility is to continuously communicate with the exhibitors who choose to attend the Interview Sessions during the fair. Are you service-oriented, structured, and flexible? Do you want to be a part of building a bridge between possible future employers and students? If yes, you should apply for Head of Interview Sessions!
If you have any questions regarding the role as Head of Interview Sessions, you are more than welcome to contact Emelie Johanesson at email@example.com.
HEAD OF EVENTS
In the position of Head of Events, you have the overall responsibility for all events organized by GADDEN. This includes internal and external events, such as crew dinner, mingles, and the final banquet. You will also be responsible for planning our concept ‘GADDEN-Talks’, where companies host guest lectures for the students throughout the year. We are looking for someone who loves to organize and manage events, is responsible, stress-resistant, detail-oriented, and has a developed ability to plan, both in the short and long term.
Tasks in connection with the events include, for example, booking of premises, planning of the events, and creating event schedules for the committee of what needs to be done on-site. One of the main tasks is to arrange the GADDEN final banquet with about 500 dinner guests, celebrating and ending the fair days. Previous experience of similar events is a merit, but the most important thing is that you are interested in organizing events! This post also includes close collaboration with the Head of Corporate Relations and Head of Marketing, both in finding sponsors for the various events as well as marketing the events externally.
HEAD OF CORPORATE RELATIONS
As Head of Corporate Relations, you have the overall responsibility for finding and maintaining contact with sponsors of GADDEN. You are constantly selling the GADDEN brand to companies that want to be seen or otherwise collaborate with us throughout the year and during the fair. Furthermore, you also have the task of finding inspiring speakers who will give appreciated lectures during the fair, and you are thus also responsible for coordinating these visits.
The post also includes supporting and leading the committee in their work of finding sponsors. You are responsible for the popular goodiebags, prizes for competitions, food, and drinks, organizing lounges, and contacting speakers for the fair. It is essential that you are outgoing, driven, and find it easy to talk to new people. You should also have a developed sales mindset, where you put great emphasis on the value of long-term relationships with companies. If you like B2B sales, logistics, establishing contacts, learning new things, and having a lot of fun, Head of Corporate Relations is the role for you!
HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY
Our journey towards contributing to a better world started in 2015 with an emphasized focus on sustainability, and GADDDEN has been a certified sustainable event ever since. We always aspire to be sustainable in every aspect of our fair. We have the ambition and vision to inspire our visitors, exhibitors, and sponsors to strive towards a more sustainable future. If you are someone who nurtures our planet and its population has a passion for sustainability and sustainable development, then the Head of Sustainability is the perfect position for you!
As Head of Sustainability, your primary responsibility is to develop GADDEN’s sustainability work and minimize our carbon footprint, which is essential throughout the whole project. This role also gives you the opportunity to put your own touch on GADDEN's sustainability work and find new, exciting ways to encounter the sustainability challenges facing us. In addition, we are searching for someone who has compassion for sustainable questions that will actualize and argue for sustainable work throughout the entire project. As Head of Sustainability, you are not afraid of taking the initiative and finding new and innovative ways for GADDEN's sustainability work to reach new heights. Are you the one? Then apply for our Head of Sustainability!
If you have any questions regarding the role as Head of Sustainability, you are more than welcome to contact Jessica Tilly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEAD OF LOGISTICS
As Head of Logistics, you, together with the Head of Fair, are responsible for the design of the fair and have the primary responsibility for all transportation before and during the fair. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all our speakers and company representatives receive a professional and warm welcome when arriving to the fair. Furthermore, you will work closely with the collaboration partners in preparing the cars for the fair-days. Alongside your main responsibilities, you will also spend a lot of time contacting prospective companies to exhibit at the fair.
We are searching for someone with a sense of service, flexibility, and creativity in mastering all dimensions of logistics. If you are big on commitment, contributing with both quality and structure within your work and willing to take on the role as Head of Logistics, then we want YOU to apply!
Disclaimer: Having a B-certified driver’s license is required for this position. If you have any questions regarding the role as Head of Logistics, you are more than welcome to contact Andreas Törnblom at email@example.com.
HEAD OF COMMUNICATION
Are you a natural when it comes to written communication and, at the same time, picky when it comes to the details? Then you are the perfect fit for our position as Head of Communications! As Head of Communications, your main tasks include compiling all information and texts published on GADDEN’s website and different social media channels - taking on the role as GADDEN’s personal publisher. You are also responsible for keeping all our social media channels up to date with as well as that you have opportunity to put your own spark to the GADDEN brand.
The work is a close and fun collaboration with the Head of Marketing and the Art Director, where you get to bounce ideas off each other, defining a new exciting path for the GADDEN brand to follow. We are looking for a person who is communicative and somewhat of a ‘like-magnet’! It is also of great emphasis that you like to take your own initiative in realizing the creative ideas that you have. Do you believe you are the perfect match for this position? Don’t hesitate to send us your application!
If you have any questions regarding the role as Head of Communication, you are more than welcome to contact Clara Sjögren Nyberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you the most creative bee at Handels? Do you have a burning passion for graphic design? Then you should most definitely apply for the position as GADDEN’s Art Director! At this position, you will be responsible for the design of all the graphical material that GADDEN publishes as well as for the theme which will inspire everything that GADDEN does during the year, whether it is for events, our website or letters sent out to our exhibiting companies.
Throughout the year, you will work closely with the Head of Marketing and the Head of Communications, with the ambition to take the GADDEN brand to the next level. Previous experience of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are of great merit, although not a demand. The most important thing is that you are willing to learn! If you have any previous work samples, you are more than welcome to attach these to your application.
If you have any questions regarding the role as Head of Communication, you are more than welcome to contact Filippa Johnsson at email@example.com.
Looking forward to seeing your application!
The Project Committee of 2022!