We need Project Manager for International Resource Office (IRO)

Kom och jobba med oss på Trans Europe Halles! Trans Europe Halles (TEH) is actively looking for…
Published on Nov. 22, 2022

Kom och jobba med oss på Trans Europe Halles!

Trans Europe Halles (TEH) is actively looking for a motivated Project Manager to join its international team in Lund, Sweden, starting on 9 January 2023 (replacement parental leave 1,5 year). 

General Information

  • Salary: 28000 SEK 
  • Hours: Full-time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week) 
  • Start date: 9 January 2023
  • Full title: Project Manager International Resource Office, audience development and Nordic partnerships

About the TEH

Trans Europe Halles is a pan European network with more than 140 members in 40 European countries in every part of the continent initiated by citizens and artists.

We have been at the forefront of repurposing industrial and commercial buildings for arts, culture and community uses since 1983. TEH members are multidisciplinary spaces that combine artistic and social activities, as they believe that arts and culture have the power to transform people, spaces and societies.

The coordination team consists of 11 skilled and motivated people from different professional backgrounds and origins (Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa), and a long record of international experience. TEH’s communication language is English.

Position description

The post-holder will work closely with the Director of Strategic Development and the Managing Director in developing and implementing the local and regional development strategy of Trans Europe Halles in Sweden and Scandinavia; and inform, assist and connect Swedish stakeholders with European initiatives and funding opportunities.

The role will be an entry point to TEH for the local and regional partners, and will be expected to develop and nurture excellent relations with TEH’s Swedish funders and partners in particular, and expand the network’s activities in the Nordic region by coordinating the TEH Nordic Hub.

As head of the International Resource Office (IRO) you will assist Skåne’s cultural actors with support, tips and tailor-made advice on international cultural cooperation and EU support by:

  • Assisting in development of international cooperation projects and providing feedback on applications
  • Communicating updated information about deadlines contents and types of EU funding accessible to local stakeholders
  • Offering capacity building workshops for international projects: organisational development, application processes, finance and project management, international marketing and communications, international network building, insights on EU funding schemes etc.
  • Matching local organisations with partner organisations within Europe to initiate international projects.

In addition, the employee will support TEH’s Arts Education Hub and Youth Hub piloting the audience development and youth oriented projects for the network, in accordance with the organisation’s strategic plan. The Project Manager will advise the Director of Strategic Development and the Managing Director on youth cultures and arts education trends, develop connections and partnerships with educational institutions, cultural contents producers for the youth (online and IRL), youth advocacy groups and identify funding opportunities to develop ad hoc programs and policy recommendations for the cultural sector.

The employee will be expected to write and report on structural grants from the Swedish three levels of government, lead and/or assist in writing and implementing grant programs for the network, in their areas of expertise, and to assist colleagues with content production whenever required (conferences, workshops, webinars, articles, etc).

Reports to: The Director of Strategic Development.

Works with: Colleagues within the Trans Europe Halles Office, the network members and associate members, Skåne cultural actors, Swedish funders and stakeholders, partners from the Nordic region, educational institutions and networks, youth advocacy groups.

Desired Skills and Expertise

  • Precise knowledge of the Swedish cultural landscape, stakeholders and funding structures, in particular in the Skåne region and in the city of Lund.
  • Background, expertise, and strong interest in European cooperations and funding schemes for the cultural sector, youth, education, arts and culture
  • At least three years of experience within an arts and culture organisation, preferably in Sweden, including developing and delivering capacity-building, educational or youth programs, writing and implementing grants and interfacing with educators, youth groups and expert stakeholders
  • Experience of project management – delivering projects, events (online and IRL), and reports to a specific timeline
  • Strong communicator, able to engage and negotiate with diverse stakeholders and to translate complex ideas into clear language
  • Interpersonal skills, flexibility, patience, and empathy
  • Interest in and understanding of the specificities of the independent arts and culture sector in the Nordic countries and in Europe


  • College (bachelor or master) degree or equivalent life experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including MS Project, Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Native fluency in Swedish and professional level of written and spoken English.

How to apply

DEADLINE EXTENDED until 11 December, 2022. 

Please send your application (CV + cover letter) to jobs@teh.net latest by 11 December 23.59 CET. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the further steps of the recruitment.


Trans Europe Halles is an equal opportunity employer that values all knowledge and cultures, and we are committed to the advancement of women, visible minorities, and people with disabilities.

We strongly encourage all candidates from these designated groups to apply for our career opportunities.