Talent Acquisition Trainee

HQ - Gothenburg Apply before: 2019-10-10

Department: Global Operations
Location: Gothenburg HQ
Program: STS Global Trainee Program
Position: Full time
Salary: Unpaid (salary is paid for the international assignments)
Program Start: October 2019 / January 2020 (These are flexible if we find the right candidate)
Program End: September 2020

Do you want to be a part of our journey, strengthening our employer brand, reaching into new markets, developing exciting new talent strategies and creating the best candidate experience?

The Trainee Period

Our Talent Acquisition Trainee Program is divided into 4 sections (3 Assignments and a paid International Assignment). Each assignment will be decided upon between the Trainee and their supervisor, based on the operational needs of the company and the interest of the Trainee.

Trainee Content

As our Talent Acquisition Trainee, you will have a direct impact on our Seasonal Recruitment Strategies on a global level. You will have internal communication within our recruitment offices (HQ, Italy and UK), along with a supportive role to our country offices based throughout Europe. You will assist in the planning of several onboarding events - this will include event planning as well as leadership training sessions.

You will primarily work with our strategic recruitment to attract more candidates to our job postings. Through this you will help manage the STS Career Page and the STS Instagram. You will provide ongoing support to the STS ambassadors, mentors and employees, providing human resources support (sourcing, screening and data management). 


  • Maintain our EB Strategies through our STS Instagram, Career Page & LinkedIn.
  • Execute onboarding sessions in collaborations with the Global Recruitment Manager.
  • Support implementation of onboarding management and orientation sessions
  • Use sourcing tools and techniques to identify candidates
  • Be proactive: Actively engage with STS recruiters’ global team, provide ongoing status of sourcing and candidates
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to evaluate and determine candidate requirements
  • Ensure consistent application of Talent Acquisition processes and policies, and maintain accurate, auditable employment records.

Activities & Development

During the program you will decide on three assignments. This will be agreed upon by you and your Supervisor. Throughout the assignments you will have activities, training and development opportunities arranged by STS. This can consist of meetings with our vendors and suppliers, collaboration meetings with our EB partners and cross branding workshops.

International Study Visits

You, as a Talent Acquisition Trainee will get to set a placement for two different international study visits. These will take place at two of STS’s country offices in London, Milan, Oslo or Copenhagen. These study visits are a great way for you to see different branches and operations of our global company.

Paid International Assignment

This amazing opportunity is something unique to our program. The international assignment is there to help you develop both personally and professionally. During this assignment you will have the opportunity to manage a part of the STS Product and see our Employer Branding in action. You will be handling tasks that are typical for an international company’s operations and you will gain a unique understanding of the STS products and what it is like to work in a diverse environment, as well as gain insight into different cultures and how they impact work and relationships. After the trainee completes their International Assignment, they will return to HQ to continue their Trainee Program.

You’ll be given plenty of responsibility from day one and the career possibilities after the trainee program is finished are endless. Want to kick start your career?

Sign up for our Trainee Program today!

For more information or details you can read through our Career Page or find direct information to our Global Operations Trainee Program here

For questions please contact:

Seasonal Recruitment Manager
Sadie Champlin