Recruitment PG21

Join the project group of ARKAD 2021!

The Project Group of ARKAD 2021 consists of 20 members, who together will plan, develop and execute the project. As a member of the Project Group, you will receive experience in project planning and develop your leadership skills while creating valuable connections for your professional network. To be considered for the Project Group you need to be available throughout the whole year of 2020. Applications from both domestic and international students are welcome. You will find a description of each position that is being recruited this year down below. Click the button below to apply: 

If you have any questions or simply want to discuss a position of the Project Group, check out the FAQ at the bottom, or contact me directly at arkad@tlth.se. I look forward to reading your application! 


Kind regards
Martin Andersson-Plyming
Project Manager of ARKAD 2021

THE PROJECT GROUP 2021


THE MANAGEMENT TEAM


 

HEAD OF FAIR & LOGISTICS

As Head of Fair & Logistics, your main responsibility is to manage the logistics of ARKAD and to organize the flow of relevant goods used before, during and after the fair. You will operate as a group leader, managing your team consisting of a Service Manager, two Premises Managers and three business managers by coordinating them in their respective fields. For this position, you will cultivate a dynamic, solution-orientated and energetic spirit in the group. Together with your group, your goal is to create a professional, clean and welcoming fair experience for both companies and visitors. As Head of Fair & Logistics, you are also responsible for your teams’ budget. For this position, we are looking for a candidate interested in developing their leadership, organization and problem solving skills. Ability in taking own initiative is important for this position.

HEAD OF MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

As head of Marketing & Public Relations, your main responsibility is to plan and implement communication strategies for ARKAD. This position plays a key role in expanding and improving ARKAD's brand through media and other community engagements. You are also responsible for making orders of marketing materials used for internal and external activities.In this position, you will operate as a leader for the Public Relations Group consisting of Information Manager, Art Director and Media Manager. Together with your team, your task will be to develop a marketing strategy and to provide our customers with relevant and necessary information. Your task will be to coordinate the members in their respective fields, building a strong team spirit and continuously evaluating the work done. As Head of Marketing & Public Relations, you are also responsible for managing the budget for the PR Group.For this position, we are looking for a candidate with an interest in developing their leadership and creativity skills. You have an ability of structuring your work and delegating tasks to your group members.

HEAD OF EVENT & RECRUITMENT

As Head of Event & Recruitment, your main responsibility will be of securing engaging sponsorships with relevant partners for the fair. You will operate as a leader for your team consisting of Event Manager, Gasque Manager and Recruitment Manager. Together with your group, you will assist the Recruitment Manager with the recruitment process as well as plan and execute all internal and external events related to ARKAD. Your task as Head of Event & Recruitment is to build a strong and supportive team by encouraging creativity and an open mindset in the group. You will continuously evaluate the work done and also be responsible for your groups’ budget. For this position, we are looking for a candidate who is open-minded, creative, and interested in improving their leadership skills. You like to encourage and motivate others and are enthusiastic about taking own initiative.

HEAD OF IT

As Head of IT, you are responsible for leading the IT team of ARKAD which consists of 6 people who will be working with either the internal or external systems. The task of the IT team is to maintain and develop the mobile application and various internal systems. It is your responsibility to understand the needs of the Project Group and with your team, develop ARKADs’ system accordingly. This position is mainly management-oriented as you will be working as an intermediate between the Project Group and the IT team. As Head of IT, you are responsible for managing your teams budget. Your task is to create goals and deadlines which your team can work with within a certain time frame. Being direct and having an ability to structure and organize the work of your team is therefore important for this position. As Head of IT, you are also responsible for supporting the Project Group members with systems used for events and other engagements. For this position, we are looking for a candidate who is accustomed to programming and have an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. You have an interest in developing your leadership skills, specifically within IT management.


FAIR & LOGISTICS


 

PREMISES MANAGER

As Premises Manager, you and your partner are responsible for all the premises used during ARKAD. Your task is to book relevant facilities and premises as well as planning the placement of all exhibitors attending the fair. You are also responsible for leading and supporting your group of Coordinators in their work. In this position, you will need to collaborate with different people and manage the largest branch of ARKAD which consist of approximately 110 engaged members. You will work closely with your Premises Manager partner, therefore being able to collaborate and compromise is essential for this position. For this position, we are looking for candidates with great communication and strategic thinking skills. Applying for this position, you should be interested in developing within these fields as well as your collaborative and leadership skills. You should also be prepared to face the difficulties of managing a large group of people.

SERVICE MANAGER

As Service Manager, you are responsible for both external and internal services provided by ARKAD. This position includes planning and actualizing the lunch provided during the fair as well as creating lounges with pleasant and relaxing atmosphere for company representatives and organizations’ members. Your position includes finding sponsorship and collaboration partners which are relevant for your field of tasks. As Service Manager, you will be leading the second largest branch of ARKAD, creating a service minded and fast operating team. You are also responsible for the budget which concerns all service you will be managing.For this position, we are looking for a candidate who is service-minded and has an interest in improving their problem solving and leadership skills.

BUSINESS MANAGER

As Business Manager, you will be working in a team of three members. Together with your partners, your main task is to operate as a communication link between attending companies and ARKAD. You are responsible for finding relevant companies for our organization and the students of LTH as well as encouraging the companies into attending the fair. During the year, you will assist the companies with the applications and make sure that they receive relevant and necessary information. As Business Manager, you are responsible for ensuring regular contact with the companies throughout the entire year, providing them quick and professional service. For this position we are looking for candidates who have good communicative and socials skills. You are cooperative and supportive when working with others. As Business Manager, you are demanded to create trust between ARKAD and the exhibitors, therefore this position requires you to be service orientated and having an interest in doing business. Furthermore, you should have a comprehension regarding what companies are relevant for the different students of LTH.

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS


 

MEDIA MANAGER

As Media Manager, you are responsible for the digital marketing material used for advertising and information distribution purposes. This position includes taking photographs and producing videos used in social media and other communication sources. You will also be in charge of planning the marketing video for the Project Group which is shown at ARKADs’ banquet. You are a part of the Public Relations Group and together with your team members, you will produce material to market and expand ARKADs’ brand as well as advertise our engagements during the year. As Media Manager, you are aware of how to capture the attention of relevant audience by pictures and videos. For this position, we are looking for a candidate who is enthusiastic about working behind the lens and has an ability of capturing images in their best moments. Knowledge in Photoshop and Movie Making Software is favourable.

ART DIRECTOR

As Art Director, you are responsible for reaching the audience attention by graphic material designed by you. This position includes designing digital material for social media as well as physical items such as banners, profile products, clothes and brochures. This position gives you hands-on experience with graphical design. You are a part of the Public Relations Group and will be working closely with your team members by marketing and expanding ARKADs’ brand and our engagements during the year. Therefore, your position requires ability to collaborate with other people. Your work will be versatile and place high demand on your creativity and the only boundaries set of your achievements is your imagination. You will also gain valuable experience regarding leadership since you will be responsible for a team of Coordinators. For this position, you are encouraged to be daring, innovative and not afraid of challenging your creativity. We are searching for a candidate who is determined and at the same time open minded, embracing the feedback provided by the Project Group on your material. Knowledge in InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is desirable.

INFORMATION MANAGER

As Information Manager, you are mainly responsible for distributing internal and external information to ARKADs’ members and the exhibitors of the fair. Your task is to ensure that the information accessible for the companies and students is accurate and truthful. During the year, you are responsible for producing all textual material for the social media and marketing materials as well as ARKADs’ web page. ARKADs’ web page is our main information source for both companies and students. It is your responsibility to form the web page and to make the information easily accessible. You are a part of the Public Relations Group and will work closely with your team members by marketing and expanding ARKADs’ brand and our engagements during the year. Therefore, your position requires ability to collaborate with other people. In the team, your role is to produce eye capturing information through social media. For this position, we are looking for a candidate who has good communication skills and a wide vocabulary. You have an ability to cleverly deliver important information and to organize your work.


EVENT & RECRUITMENT


 

GASQUE MANAGER

As Banquet Manager, you are responsible for planning and arranging the ARKAD Banquet which is one of the biggest banquets in Lund with over 600 participating guests. You are in charge of selecting the welcome drink, food, choice of toast master, performances and entertaining for the evening as well as the after party. You are also responsible for the budget which concerns all expenses related to the banquet.You will work closely with the Head of Event & Recruitment, sharing and discussing your ideas. You are encouraged to be organized and structured in your work, having a passion for excellence and a notion of what entertains the guests. For this position, we are searching for a candidate who is responsible, creative and enthusiastic of organizing a successful and memorable banquet for the participating guests.

EVENT MANAGER

As Event Manager, you are responsible for planning, overseeing and actualizing all events before and during the fair. Your goal is to find and to offer interesting workshops, lectures and other events for the students of LTH. You are also responsible for the budget which concerns all the events that you will be managing.You will work closely with the Head of Event & Recruitment, sharing and discussing your ideas. For this position, you are encouraged to be creative and innovative as well as organized and structured in your work. Being stress resistant and able to manage many projects simultaneously is important for this position. For this position, we are looking for a candidate with high enthusiasm for organizing successful events and who is keen on providing valuable and worthwhile workshops and lectures for the students of LTH.

RECRUITMENT MANAGER

As Recruitment Manager, you are responsible for the internal recruitment of all members of ARKAD. Your position requires planning and updating the current recruitment process and ensuring that the members are properly welcomed and embraced by the organization. You are also responsible for arranging the internal kick-offs which creates a playful and strong team spirit between ARKADs’ members.You will work closely with the Head of Event & Recruitment, sharing and discussing your ideas. You are encouraged to be creative, finding and arranging fun team-building activities which includes all members of the organization. For this position, we are looking for a candidate who is social, energetic and has a good judge of character. You should have an ability of organizing and structuring your work as well as making effective decisions quickly. You are also fair and unbiased, always prioritizing what is truly best for the organization.


IT GROUP


 

WEB APPLICATION MANAGER

As Web Application Manager, you are responsible for the development of the web portal used by ARKAD students and company representatives to manage their account.. This position includes maintaining and improving the web portal in accordance to certain requirement specifications which you will create together with the Head of IT. As Web Application Manager, you will lead your own team of IT Developers. This position requires you to be distinct regarding the deadlines concerning updates and improvements of the system. You will need to delegate the workload to each team member, taking into consideration their strengths and weaknesses. Since the organizations’ work depends on smoothly working IT systems, you are responsible to cooperate with the back-end manager and to plan and organize the work for your team, making sure relevant updates of the system are finished in time. For this position, we are looking for a candidate with an interest in IT and who is accustomed to programming. You are interested in managing a team while simultaneously developing your own programming skills. Experience in leadership and project management is meritorious. Knowledge in UX Design or Javascript frameworks is favorable.

MOBILE APPLICATION MANAGER

As Mobile Application Manager, you are responsible for maintaining and improving the mobile application which is the users’ main information source during the fair. This position includes leading your own team of IT Developers and improving ARKADs’ current mobile application according to requirements provided by the Project Group and the Head of IT. Therefore, having an ability to plan and organize your work with other members is important for this position. The application will be in development the entire year and together with your group members, you have a deadline to launch a finished product in November. Therefore, this position requires you to be distinct regarding the deadlines concerning updates and improvements for the application. It is your responsibility to delegate the workload to your team, taking into consideration each members’ strengths and weaknesses. For this position, we are looking for a candidate with an interest in IT and who is accustomed to programming. You are interested in managing a team while simultaneously developing your own programming skills. A sense of leadership and project management is meritorious. Knowledge in JavaScript, React Native, database management and UX Design is also favourable.

BACK-END MANAGER

As Back-end Manager, you are responsible for the development of the back-end used by the Arkad App and the web portal.. This position includes maintaining and improving the back-end in accordance to certain requirement specifications which you will create together with the Head of IT, Mobile Application Manager and Web Application Manager. As Back-end Manager, you will lead your own team of IT Developers. This position requires you to be distinct regarding the deadlines concerning updates and improvements of the system. You will need to delegate the workload to each team member, taking into consideration their strengths and weaknesses. Since the other teams will depend on the back-end, you are responsible to plan and organize the work for your team, making sure relevant updates of the system are finished in time. For this position, we are looking for a candidate with an interest in IT and who is accustomed to programming. You are interested in managing a team while simultaneously developing your own programming skills. Experience in leadership and project management is meritorious. Knowledge in REST back-end and SQL databases are favorable.

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IT DEVELOPER

As IT Developer, you are a member of the IT team. Together, you are maintaining and improving ARKADs’ mobile application and internal systems. Depending on your strengths and desires, you will be appointed to work with the mobile application, web portal or back-end. It will be you and your team's responsibility to see that the solutions and ideas put forward are functional, implements well with the larger system and increases the digital toolkit of ARKAD.