Calling all creative minds! Are you our next Communications & Graphic Design Trainee?

News 21.12.2018


Right Livelihood Award Foundation StaffDo you want to be the megaphone for some of the world’s most astonishing change makers, such as Edward Snowden (USA), Khadija Ismayilova (Azerbaijan) and Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera (Uganda)? The Right Livelihood Award Foundation, which annually presents the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, is recruiting a full-time salaried Communications Trainee to join our international communications team for 6 months.

Last date to apply is January 21. The position is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

About us

Established in 1980, the Right Livelihood Award Foundation honours and supports courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Swedish Foundation sees its role as being the megaphone and shield for the Laureates, and provides them with long-term support. It seeks to help protect those award recipients whose life and liberty are in danger. In total there are now 174 Laureates from 70 countries. The Foundation has Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council.

Your role

Our Laureates have solutions to the most urgent challenges of our time and we help them get their messages across through press work and communication in digital channels. As our Communications and Graphic Design Trainee, you will be an integral part of a highly motivated international communications team, facilitating and supporting its different activities.

The work will include close contact with our office in Geneva and our communications consultants in Argentina, Germany and Great Britain. You will report to the Digital Communications Manager in Stockholm.

Main job responsibilities

– Layout and graphic design
– Management of website and newsletter
– Media monitoring
– Administrative work related to send lists and database


– Knowledge about and interest in social, environmental, human rights and/or development issues
– Fluency in English. Additional language skills are highly valued
– Experience in social media and website management, preferably in WordPress
– Experience in graphic design, using Adobe Creative Suite
– Higher education relevant for the position (ongoing or finished)

We can only consider applicants who hold an EU citizenship.

Terms of employment

This is a full-time position based in Stockholm, for a period of 6 months.
Monthly salary: 10 676 SEK (before tax)
Starting date: As soon as possible

How to apply

Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a motivation letter, CV, samples of work/ portfolio (if available) to latest on 21 January 2019 (end of the day). Mark your application with “Communications and Graphic Design Trainee” in the subject line. 


In case you have any questions, please contact
Amy Au, Digital Communications Manager

Media contacts

Emoke Bebiak

English, French & International Media

Phone: +41 (0)78 333 84 84

Marina Shupac

Eastern European Media

Phone: + 373 799 74 628

Mikaela Fredrikson

Multimedia & Copyright

Phone: +46 (0)70 407 0325

Nayla Azzinnari

Spanish Media

Phone: +54 9 11 5460 9860

Nina Tesenfitz

German Media

Phone: +49 (0)170 5763 663

Johannes Mosskin

Swedish Media

Phone: +46 (0)70 437 11 48