Business Advisor
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Advisor
Work model On location
Are you the one?
Do you want to work in an environment where you make people and companies grow?
Arctic Business is a Tech Incubator for Startups and is an important actor in the social transition. Our companies solve real problems on global markets with innovation and technology together. By creating new successful growth and export companies, we contribute to increased attractiveness, strengthened competence and welfare in northern Sweden. Our vision is for Norrbotten and northern Västerbotten to be the country's most attractive environment for entrepreneurs, innovative Startups and investors in space, mining and energy and technology.

We are proud of our StartupLab and incubator operations, which have supported and developed several successful companies from the start. Now we are looking for a committed colleague who wants to be part of creating the Skellefteå region's next Envigas, Once Upon or Mindforce Game Lab. As our new Business Advisor, you contribute to making people and companies grow together.

More about the role
As a Business Advisor, you meet people with unique ideas and a strong will to invest fully in their business projects. Your role involves supporting the idea carrier in creating and developing a successful business, which includes everything from designing strategic plans and finding a sustainable business model to attending customer meetings, leading workshops and giving talks. You work on a strategic level with the companies you advise, even if part of the work has an operational focus.

Another aspect of the role is to make contact with startups in Skellefteå and the surrounding area, build relationships and in a structured way support the companies in their progress. You work closely with our specialists in financing and recruitment to ensure access to capital and build teams that enable companies to expand their operations.

In this varied role, you encounter new situations that you learn to handle, and no two days are the same. You work in an environment where innovation is at the center and you will feel involved in making entrepreneurs' dreams and visions come true, as well as contributing to the creation of innovative new companies and work opportunities in northern Västerbotten.

Your base will be our newly renovated office on Campus Skellefteå, close to both academic and business resources. Travel may occur, mainly within Västerbotten but also nationally and internationally.

Who are we looking for?
We believe that it is important that you are business-oriented and enjoy taking your own initiative, as well as that you can establish and develop relationships with our partners. This includes entrepreneurs, universities, businesses, venture capital and municipalities. You should be a team player and have a structured work style in accordance with the methods Arctic Business uses to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and support their development. It is advantageous if you have good analytical skills as you will evaluate business ideas using Lean Startup methodology.

Arctic Business is closely connected to Luleå University of Technology and applies proven processes and models. Therefore, we would like you to have academic education and experience in technology, sales, marketing or if you are an entrepreneur yourself and have completed similar trips. It is also advantageous if you have experience in project management, have sat in management groups or possess a combination of the above competencies.

Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement, as we operate in an international environment.

You belong to Arctic Business
At Arctic Business, you are offered very good opportunities for personal development in a professional and international business. You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with businesses in constant development. You are part of a team with committed and driven colleagues who have fun and enjoy their work. We have staff in three locations, Luleå, Piteå and Skellefteå, but cover from Skellefteå in the south, to Kiruna in the north. We are a tight-knit group with high ceilings who look forward to welcoming a new colleague to us.

Have we piqued your curiosity and do you want to hear more?
Interviews take place continuously, so please apply as soon as possible, but no later than February 14, 2024.

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process or the position, you are most welcome to contact our Talent Manager Tobias Berg on 073-077 17 63, tobias.berg@abi.se

The position may be filled before the application deadline. A warm welcome with your application!

Why you should work with us!

Arctic Business runs Sweden’s northernmost tech incubator, the Arctic Business Incubator, and is an important player in the rapid business development in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, both areas driving the new industrialization and the extensive urban transformation.

By creating new successful growth and export companies, we contribute to increased attractiveness, strengthened competence and welfare in northern Sweden. Our vision is for Norrbotten and northern Västerbotten to be known as Sweden’s most attractive environment for entrepreneurs, innovative startups and investors in space, mining and energy.

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By creating new successful growth and export companies, we contribute to increased attractiveness, strengthened competence and welfare in northern Sweden. Our vision is for Norrbotten and northern Västerbotten to be known as Sweden’s most attractive environment for entrepreneurs, innovative startups and investors in space, mining and energy.
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