Are you our new student assistant?


Student assistant, communication and administration

Are you a strong communicator, keen on strengthening STRING’s visibility through diverse communication channels? And are you interested in being a driving force in the secretariat of a political organisation? Then you might be our new student assistant in the STRING Secretariat!

STRING is a political cross-border organisation consisting of eight regions and five cities from Hamburg to Oslo. Together we are working to become a Northern European megaregion, globally acknowledged as a Green Hub for clean technologies and a leading implementer of sustainable infrastructure solutions to combat climate change while improving the lives of our citizens.

We are looking for an ambitious, self-driven and outgoing student assistant, who has solid communication skills and who can help us lift our administrative services. As a student assistant in STRING, you will get responsibility for various communicative and administrational tasks, while at the same time getting an insight in political processes at the local, regional, national and EU-level. We offer flexible working hours and we expect you to work approx. 15-20 hours per week. You will work in our Copenhagen office and will join a dynamic team of 5 skilled and dedicated colleagues. Ideally, you will join our team by February 1st, 2021 or as soon as possible.

Task overview:

Your primary tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage our Twitter and LinkedIn account, including copywriting the content
  • Draft press releases
  • Preparation of meeting material and presentations
  • Continuous update of our homepage
  • Assist in the arrangement of internal and external meetings
  • Conduct background research and administrative ad-hoc tasks


We are looking for:

Our ideal candidate is probably finishing his/her Bachelor degree and is starting the Master degree in communication, journalism, political science, business administration or another relevant degree after the summer. You have some relevant working experience e.g. from a previous student position and you are fluent in spoken and written English and one of the Scandinavian languages. It is an advantage to have a solid understanding of all Scandinavian languages and/or German.


As a person you are:

  • Friendly, outgoing and service-minded
  • Structured, organised, and process-oriented
  • Self-driven and have a problem-solving attitude
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic, political and fast-paced environment
  • A team-player who understands the importance of supporting your colleagues


How to apply:

Please send your cover letter, CV and transcript of records to with the reference “student assistant, communication and administration”. Deadline for applications is January 10th, 2021 but we are calling in for interviews on a continuous basis.

You can read more about STRING on If you have questions about the position, please contact Stella Bücker, Project Coordinator, via mail or via phone +45 93 57 01 25 or Marianne Dige Svenningsen via mail or via phone +45 21 14 03 95.