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The ambition of the eCommerce at Egmont is to develop tomorrow’s leading e-commerce companies where we combine inspiration, retail core and technology to win new digital positions.

Now, you have the opportunity to become a part of our success story.

Are you about to finalize you master’s degree within finance, technology, logistics or industrial engineering? Are you curious about the future in eCommerce industry and you want to work in an analytical, professional and entrepreneurial environment? Then keep on reading!

 

Develop your talent at Egmont within our e-commerce portfolio
Egmont’s e-commerce portfolio currently consists of eight high-growth companies specializing in distinct categories, such as outdoor, parenting, kitchen/interior and health & beauty. The portfolio includes Jollyroom, Fjellsport, Outnorth, Bagaren och Kocken/KitchenOne, Med24, Nicehair, Garnius and Skitt Fiske.

Within the e-commerce business area, Egmont has a highly skilled team that manage acquisitions and support the portfolio companies with knowledge sharing and value creation projects from strategy to operational excellence. The team is located in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, and work closely together.

 

The eCommerce Graduate journey
To help our portfolio companies grow we have developed a graduate program where we are looking for talents that can act in these entrepreneurial and high-growth environments. Which means being a pragmatic consultant and investment professional with an analytic mindset.

The program is a two-year program where you will be working on different projects within our portfolio companies. You will be working from different locations during the four rotations in our graduate program, for example with Bagaren och Kocken in Gothenburg or Nicehair in Esbjerg.

Your base will be in Gothenburg. We imagine a constellation where you will be working 3-4 days a week on location with one of our portfolio companies primarily in Gothenburg, otherwise in Växjo, Sandefjord, Haugesund, Esbjerg or Løkken. 1-2 days will be held in Copenhagen at our head office at Egmont Publishing.

The Graduate Program has a steep learning curve and you will be expected to work hard, but the benefits in knowledge and development will be worth it. No day will be the same and you will be given hands-on responsibility and the possibility to impact our businesses right from the beginning of the program.

You will begin the graduate program in September 2021 with an intro based in Gothenburg and Copenhagen and from then on, your rotations will begin with your first project. The projects will vary in topic between e.g. strategy and M&A, technology, supply chain, logistics and operations. Between your rotations and projects, we will hold base camps in Gothenburg and Copenhagen with the purpose of training and development. By the end of the graduate program there will be a possibility for a permanent job offer in Egmont or our portfolio companies.

 

Do you have what it takes?
To qualify for Egmonts eCommerce Graduate Program you will need:

  • A university degree, (have graduated not more than 18 months ago, or be currently working towards obtaining one by the summer)
  • Master in one of the following fields: business, finance, technology, logistics or industrial engineering
  • A maximum of two years working experience prior to, or after graduation
  • You are fluent in one of the Nordic languages Danish, Swedish or Norwegian. You are also fluent in English both written and verbally
  • The ability to travel 3-4 days a week.

 

Personal capabilities:

  • Structured approach to problem solving
  • Analytical and data-driven
  • Flexible and the ability to adapt in every given situation
  • Great inter-personnel and communication skills with ability to work with people on all levels in an organization
  • Ambitious and eager to create results.

Some of the greatest expectations we have for our upcoming graduate is for you to be curious and interested in the field of e-commerce and fast-growing businesses. We expect you to bring a fresh perspective and challenge us on methods and ideas. You have a can-do attitude and assume a pragmatic approach to problem solving but you also like go in deep with data, spending hours on analyzing before concluding. You are openminded, good at communicating and you enjoy working with people from different cultures.

 

What you can expect from us in return
In return you can expect a steep learning curve where you will gain international experience within the digital economy and field of e-commerce. We will help you obtain and develop basic competencies within general business management for you to kickstart your career as a Graduate of the eCommere team. You can expect to obtain competencies within the intersection of consultancy, entrepreneurship, finance, project management and data analytics.

As a graduate at Egmont you will be given a mentor from our eCommerce team to guide you during each project, where you also will be working closely with a manager or business representative from the portfolio company. At the end of the program we believe that you will be inspired and feel comfort in moving to the city of your job offer.

 

Join us and you will have:

  • Have full time contract with salary
  • Be able to travel and get to know, learn and be challenged by some of the most successful eCommerce businesses in the Nordics
  • Get support during your whole graduate program from your mentor, manager, team and former graduate students
  • Get to use your number-crunchers skills, data-analytics and problem-solving abilities while gaining valuable experience working with real products on real business problems
  • Have fun, gain knowledge and be able to grow – all at the same time.

 

Apply here and bring future stories to life with us
Send us your motivated application, CV and grade transcripts as soon as possible but no later than February 14, 2021 by applying for the job here on this site. We will review applications on an ongoing basis and the best qualified candidates will be invited for individual face-to-face interviews. Based on the first interview, selected candidates will be invited in for a second interview which will be based on ability tests and personality profiles.

The graduate program is situated in Gothenburg and it is here we except you to live during the program. If you need help to find an accommodation in Gothenburg, let us know in your application and we will try to help you. After finalizing the graduate program our goal is for you to feel inspired and accept a job offer in one of our portfolio companies or at the Egmont eCommerce team.

If you have any questions regarding our graduate program do not hesitate to contact HR Business Partner, Elisabeth Hernberger at elisabeth.hernberger@egmont.se.

Application deadline:
14-02-2021
Starting date:
01-09-2021
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