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Finnish/Norwegian speaking intern within waste management – KICKS

As an intern at KICKS you will get the opportunity to work hands-on with the initiativ Beauty Recycling. This initiative is directly linked to the company’s strategic cornerstone Planet. As a part of their sustainability goals, KICKS work hard to link Nordic municipalities and stores to their cosmetic waste collection scheme. They also make sure to communicate to their customers on how to dispose of their end-of-life beauty products in an environmentally safe way. 

About KICKS

KICKS is the Nordic region’s leading beauty chain. KICKS want to act with reflection for both people and the planet, as well as take responsibility at all levels: for fair working conditions and environmental awareness when it comes to raw materials, manufacturing, transport and business activities. KICKS work actively to promote mental health, and to feel welcome at KICKS should be a matter of course for all regardless of gender, age, cultural affiliation or ethnic origin.

What will I do during my internship?

As an intern at KICKS, you will work to increase the engagement in collecting cosmetical waste and grow the concept in the Nordic countries. Main task consists of outreach sales to municipalities in order to get them onboard, carrying out research to map potential partners and sell the waste-collection concept. As well as setting up a best practice for outreaching sales to connect new municipalities to the sustainability project. The end product being a method description on how to best reach out to municipalities and present the Beauty Recycling project to inspire them to get involved.

Learning opportunities

The internship at KICKS offers broad learning opportunities within sustainability and waste management. While the main focus will be on waste collection, there will also be time to learn about a number of other areas such as; carbon emissions, and diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Qualifications and skills

You are welcome to apply no matter who you are. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to create a more sustainable tomorrow.  So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. We think that you would be a great fit if you:

  • Speak English and Swedish on a professional level
  • Have a great interest in sustainability
  • Are currently being enrolled in studies and approved allowance from The Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN) or equivalent
  • Have experience within outreach sales, or excellent service experience is meriting
  • Fluency in Finnish or Norwegian is meriting
  • As a person you are persistent, independent/self-driven and a strong networker who is skilled at relationship building.

KICKS work hard to maintain an inclusive, welcoming and encouraging environment for all employees. Being clear on the importance of welcoming everyone, no matter who they are.

Additional information

Type of contract: Student Internship with KICKS
Estimated working period: 20 weeks during spring 2022
Your application: We want to create a good experience for you as a candidate. We’ll go through all applications after the deadline. Instead of a cover letter, it would be great if you could tell us how you meet the above requirements for the role. This will form the basis of our assessment.
Location: Remote or at the office at Klarabergsviadukten 90, Stockholm, Sweden.

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