Strategic Initiatives Manager

We are hiring a superstar Strategic Initiatives Manager to drive some of our most important strategic projects forward and work closely with our entrepreneurs and partners to tackle the great challenges of our time. 

Norrsken Foundation is on a mission to put a positive ding in the universe. In our first five years of existence we’ve created Europe’s largest impact Hub in Stockholm, launched the world’s largest early-stage impact VC fund, founded some 10 companies and given birth to our own Impact Accelerator programme. We also continue to gather some of the world’s greatest thinkers in the recurring end-of-summer Impact Week, aimed at challenging decision makers and celebrating role models. On top of this, we are constructing East Africa’s largest hub for startups in Kigali, Rwanda, due to open before the end of the year. 

...But we’re only getting started. We’re now ready for the next stage of our growth journey, and we’re looking for top-tier talent to join our mission of helping entrepreneurs solve the world’s greatest challenges.

Role responsibilities

  • Support Norrsken’s catalytic initiatives (in our world, that is high-impact high-risk initiatives):
    • Evaluate and analyse potential initiatives for Norrsken to invest resources or equity in
    • Drive selected initiatives from ideation to delivery
  • Work closely with Norrsken’s partner team to:
    • Identify new partner opportunities that can further Norrsken’s support to impact startups
    • Strategize how Norrsken works with specific corporates to drive an impactful dialogue
    • Connect corporates with impact startups, enabling them to pursue shared opportunities

You report to the global head of strategic initiatives, and work closely with the management team. 

Who you are

  • A few years work experience, ideally within consulting, finance or at a startup
  • You enjoy diving into the deep end of the pool and solving hard problems for the first time
  • You are a team player at heart and thrive in fast-moving teams
  • You are able to take full ownership and have exceptional project management skills
  • You are open and enjoy working in a transparent organisation

About Norrsken

A job at Norrsken is more like working at a startup than a charity. It’s a fast-paced and exciting place to work. Tasks and challenges may be demanding, responsibilities may change over time, but we guarantee that in return we will fast-forward your personal and professional development. Ten years from now, you will be proud of the projects and ideas you have developed and acted on together with us. 

Salary & benefits

The position will be based in Stockholm and will require travelling. 

Salary is 35 000 SEK/month, 7 weeks of vacation and really good benefits, including investment opportunities in Norrsken’s employee investment program. 

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as recruitment is ongoing.

Norrsken wishes to attract, recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our members and guests. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Who are we?

We are a mix of highly dedicated, top-performing entrepreneurs, analysts, investors, developers and creatives who all believe in making the world a better place.

We share the same down to earth values and ambitions that make us thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment where our efforts are directed towards making good things happen in efficient ways.

We believe that the highest impact come from mutual efforts, wherefore we only hire great team players who invest a lot of hard work and dedication into their practices.

Needless to say, Norrsken is an equal opportunity employer.

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