WHO AM I?
Throughout the years I have contributed to new outlooks and business
perspectives, boosted marketing- and communications efficiency and
facilitated businesses to the right positioning strategy. I combine
my skills in communications, marketing, languages and sales to reach
my objectives. Business utilization, competence development and how
to help peers to success, are my keywords to form successful stakeholder management.
I have strong cross functional competence and my strengths are foremost -strong customer
orientation, time- and cost awareness, creativity, and solution oriented problem solving.
Osby Municipality - Ekbackeskolan, swedish teacher,
nov 2013 - jun 2014
Ekbackeskolan in Osby is an education facility harbouring upper secondary school, higher vocational ecucation as well as adult education at upper secondary school leaving certificate level. The students are given lectures and coursework with emphasis on grammar, litterature, writing papers and oral presentation. My role has been to lecture, motivate and inspire the students and prepare them for tertiary education.
Osby Municipality - YH International,
lecturer in marketing, marketing communications and design,
sep 2011 - nov 2013
YH International in Osby is a higher vocational education facility,
producing international corporate sales representatives and
marketers. Students are given opportunities to achieve both
theoretical and pragmatic skills through lectures, workgroups and
three periods of internship. After graduation the students have a
competitive set of skills that meet the demands of the rapidly
changing business environment. My role has been to motivate and
inspire the students to see natural correlation between theory and
real life business cases. As an educator I have also been
responsible for supervising students exam projects.
Communication & MediaProject
AB, consultant & project
manager, may 2009 - aug 2011
CMP helps businesses to reach targeted marketing- and communications
objectives. As a consultant, I have in close cooperation with the
client, found the right solution with the clients needs in mind. I
have focused on commissions such as Internet communications,
marketing- and communications strategy and pre-press production.
Alfa Laval Lund AB,
e-business & marketing coordinator, may 2008 - may 2009
Alfa Lavals three main areas are heat transfer, separation and fluid
handling. Alfa Laval is a contemporary knowledge management and
industrial company with clients in more than 100 countries. I
project managed and developed the departments sales- and calculation
tools, intranet's, printed matter and sales channel management, with
emphasis on e-learning. I created an appreciated time- and cost
cutting instructional movie on behalf of the segments clients and
AB Svensk Upplysningstjänst,
corporate sales representative, sep 2003 - sep 2005
Svensk Upplysningstjänst, today named Syna, is Sweden's oldest credit
information company and was founded in 1947. As a company sales rep.
I used my ability to listen and analyse customer's needs. Foremost I
processed new clients, with successful sales results.
IB InfoBroker AB,
mass media researcher, head of IT, web project manager, feb
2002 - jul 2002
IB InfoBroker was a Swedish mass media company, focusing on mass media
in former Eastern Europe. The company produced a mass media database
on CD-Rom. As a mass media researcher one of my duties were to
maintain good connections with journalists and universities, in
order to obtain adequate information. This responsibility also meant
business travel in former Eastern Europe, and responsibility for the
company's IT- and web solutions.
mass media researcher, head of IT, database developer, jan
1998 - nov 2001
During a 30 year time frame the company produced "Svenska Massmedier
och deras medarbetare", regarded as the mass media bible in the
business. From the start this catalogue was a 1000 pages printed
brick. As I entered the company, we started publishing the catalogue
as a CD-Rom, and incorporating the other Nordic countries as well.
My responsibility catered for frequent journalist contacts, database
development and maintenance. I was also head of IT and technical
Dublin Business School
[Bachelor of Arts in Marketing 180 ECTS], sep 2005 - nov 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Marketing (Hons), HETAC awardment body. The
degree included; Strategic Business Management, Human Resource
Management, International Marketing, Marketing Communications and
Services Marketing. Bachelor's thesis in Integrated Marketing
Communications: "IMC to promote Open Source Solutions".
• German [30 ECTS credits], jan 1999 - jun 1999
• English [60 ECTS credits], jan 1997 - dec 1997
Toyota, feb 2007 - sep
My commission incorporated market positioning, market mapping,
surveys, and several marketing events in the Malmö/Lund area. During
the internship period I was also given a part time sales and event
marketing job on weekends and holidays. I successfully set up, and
managed a positioning survey in Lund, that resulted in stronger
Aspekta, sep 2006 - nov 2006
I participated in research for new projects, assisted project
meetings and obtained a stronger knowledge and understanding of
modern PR and marketing communications.
Manpower, feb 2006 - apr 2006
In the Malmö office, at the department of logistics and technology,
I took part in the hiring process, I met new and old customers and
took an active part in work groups and project meetings.
WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT ME
"Jens personality is
purposeful and organised with good ability to achieve results with a
positive attitude. He enter assignments with enthusiasm and is not
afraid of using his skills in new areas".
Ulf Lindström - Sourcing Manager at
"You are creative and spot opportunities in most situations. Your
attitude towards problems, is to find a way to turn them into
possibilities. You are reluctantly critical and find threats at an
early stage. A strong creative side combined with being a thorough
analyst, gives you strategic clarity. You are set for results and
have a better than average eye for divergencies".
Roger Gustafsson - CEO at
"Jens made a valuable contribution to
our Marketing course with his ability to present marketing
communications at a strategic level which lead to viable tactical
marketing campaigns, right through to the “hands-on” production of
marketing material with the use of Adobe tools. As a member of the
YH International team, Jens is never afraid to voice his own views
in a respectful and creative way that has helped us develop new
educational initiatives. A man of many words and many languages – a
gifted linguist with exemplary command of English, German, and can
order a beer and tell jokes in 27 different languages (I’m told).
Fun to be with and contributes to a stimulating and enjoyable
Paul Phillips -
Head of Business Department at