cv | erik sellgren


I'm a curious and intercultural communications professional with broad international experience and lots of awesome knowledge in behaviour and culture. I have resided in six countries on three continents but have now been based in Gothenburg for a few years. I take an interest in both strategy and creativity and my goal is always to find innovative and sustainable solutions for brands, people and organisations.


Akademiska Hus and A Working Lab, Gothenburg, Sweden,  2021 – ongoing.
Social Media Manager and Content Creator

WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award,
Gothenburg, Sweden, 
2020 – 2021.
Part-time Communications Manager

Svenska Krögare,
Gothenburg, Sweden, 
2019 – 2020.
Marketing Communications Manager

Forsman & Bodenfors Inhouse,
Gothenburg, Sweden, 
2018 – 2019.
Content Manager and Copywriter

London, UK, 
2016 – 2017.
Product Development Analyst/Ground Truth Surveyor

AXS Europe,
London, UK, 
2013 – 2016.
CRM & Marketing Coordinator

Gothenburg Film Festival,
Gothenburg, Sweden, 
2012 – 2013.
Communications Assistant & Industry Coordinator

Consulate General of Sweden,
New York, US,
Cultural Affairs & Communications Intern

House of Radon,
Stockholm, Sweden, 
2011 – 2012.
Marketing & Communications Strategist


Copenhagen Business School,
Copenhagen, Denmark, 
2008 – 2010.
M.Sc. in Marketing Communications Management.

KAIST Business School,
Seoul, South Korea,
Exchange semester during master.

Lund University,
Lund, Sweden, 
2006 – 2008.
B.Sc. in Business Economics.

National University of Singapore,
, 2007.
Exchange semester during bachelor.

freelance work.

Copywriting, translations, etcetera, 2010 – 2022.

Examples of freelance work:

  • Email marketing and social media for a previous employer,
  • designing menus for a newly opened restaurant in the US,
  • translating website content and children books from Danish to Swedish for,
  • copywriting for travel site Secret Escapes,
  • drone photography projects to document algae blooming,
  • CRM and website overview for an institution at the University of Gothenburg.

organisations I have done work for.


Head to my LinkedIn page to see more detailed information about my background.

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