Marketing and Business Development Intern, SACC Florida, Fall 2024

Full Time | Fort Lauderdale | Posted: 28/02/2024

About the host company

The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (SACC Florida) is known for its proactive approach within the chamber community. With a vast network spanning maritime, business accelerators, venture capitalists & private investors, CEOs, founders of leading companies, executive search firms, law firms, real estate, insurance, and communication agencies, SACC Florida offers unparalleled opportunities. Additionally, we provide access to an international network of chambers of commerce and business associations.

Our activities include introducing and promoting Swedish innovations, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and established companies. We also facilitate connections between American and Swedish companies to unlock mutually beneficial business opportunities. Moreover, we offer essential business services and connect businesses with consultancies for sustainable results. Furthermore, we promote knowledge sharing and cultural exchange across borders, emphasizing inclusivity. This is a unique opportunity to gain a competitive edge, both in Sweden and globally, while experiencing a part of the world that is shaping history.

Job Description

We are looking for two outgoing and ambitious interns who are passionate about economy, marketing, operations management, and event planning. Together, they will assist in the day-to-day activities, promote the Chamber, recruit new members and organize the Chamber’s events and operations. Key tasks and duties will include:
  • Promoting the Chamber and Chamber events
  • Assisting in membership program development
  • Provide general office administration
  • Assisting in recruiting new Chamber members
  • Organizing Chamber events, including coordinating volunteers for these
  • Attending Chamber specific networking events
  • Preparing board meetings

Marketing and Business Development Intern

As the Marketing and Business Development Intern, you will be responsible for managing the marketing material. You will play a crucial role in creating new and creative content that not only captures the audience's attention but also upholds the SACC Florida branding. This position will include responsibility for:
  • Developing marketing materials for the chamber's social media platforms and events.
  • Maintaining and updating the Chamber databases.
  • Ensuring that the Chamber website is up to date.
  • Managing social media accounts and analyzing social media metrics.
  • Demonstrating a creative approach on how to create marketing material. Previous international experience, as well as experience in WordPress and graphic design is an advantage but not a requirement.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates are welcome to apply for multiple positions at SACC, it's important to highlight that accepting an offered position and subsequently accepting a second position at SACC is not allowed. Doing so will result in disqualification from both positions.


  • Currently enrolled in a university program or graduated within a relevant field of study.
  • Higher education within business administration, finance, communication, or a relevant field.
  • Swedish citizenship or strong ties to Sweden (for U.S. visa purposes).
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in both Swedish and English.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently, juggling various responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Possess a strong, outgoing service-oriented mindset, understanding the importance of client satisfaction and relationship-building.
  • Related work or extracurricular experience
  • Leadership and teamwork skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills / conflict resolution skills
  • Drivers license


This is a six-month internship starting in July of 2024. The internship does not provide monetary compensation as SACC-USA is a non-profit organization. As an intern abroad, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the university program, some students may also be eligible for student aid from CSN. SACC-USA will assist with the visa application process. To be eligible for a J-1 visa, you must be a Swedish citizen. This position provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience and business-related skills, while also developing a professional international network. Working in a highly inspirational atmosphere and collaborating with industry leaders and professionals across various business sectors will allow you to acquire new experiences and enhance your skills. You will gain insight into how business is conducted in the U.S., as well as improve your English speaking and writing skills. Developing an understanding of U.S. customs and culture and becoming adept at cross-cultural communication are invaluable skills for your future career. Seize this once-in-a-lifetime chance to gain a competitive edge—both in Sweden and internationally.

Note: During 2020 The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce of Fort Lauderdale & Palm Beach and The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce of Miami merged and became The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce of Florida

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Job Information

Client Name
The Swedish American Chambers of Commerce Florida, SACC-Florida

Host company homepage​​​​​​​

Duration of training period
Approx. 6 months

Start Date 
June/July 2024


Fort Lauderdale

Application Deadline
April 19, 2024


United States 

Zip/Postal Code

Contact Person
Siri Persdotter Carlsson

Contact E-mail
[email protected]​​​​​​​