Job Opening: Commercial Student Assistant at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bogota, Colombia

The Royal Danish Embassy in Bogota, Colombia, is looking for a new Student Assistant for the Commercial Department. The Student Assistant will have a special focus on tasks related to business development for Danish companies.

Do you have a background in Business Administration and good communication and research skills? Then you might be the candidate we are looking for.


As a Commercial Student Assistant, you are expected to be able to take a strategic approach towards promoting Danish strongholds and business interests in Colombia.

  • Work closely with the commercial team in order to assist Danish companies in Colombia.
  • Support the commercial team with industry specific market research.
  • Assist the commercial team in identifying potential local partners for Danish companies.
  • Assist in administrative tasks.

About you:

  • Student or a recent graduate in one of the following fields: Business Administration, Economics or Marketing.
  • Fluent in English (C1) and Spanish, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge about Scandinavian languages is an advantage.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills.
  • Interest in promoting commercial ties between Colombia and Denmark.
  • Dynamic, solution and quality oriented and a good team player.
  • Have a high sense of responsibility, organization and establishment of priorities.
  • Ideally have some knowledge of Denmark and Danish companies.

We offer:

  • An international work environment.
  • Good possibilities to create contacts.
  • A temporary 6-months contract with the possibility of extension.
  • Flexible working hours. 37-hour work week.
  • Fixed student salary. This is a student position and is intended to be a learning experience.
  • Due to COVID-19, you will be working from home until further notice.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark considers diversity in the workplace a strength and invites all interested candidates to apply for the position regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnicity.

The Student Assistant will take up the position as soon as possible.

Please submit your CV and motivation letter in English to the Embassy of Denmark in Colombia to with the subject: Application Commercial Student Assistant + Name no later than June 13, 2021.

Selected candidates will be invited for interviews during June 2021. Employment is subject to a security clearance by the Danish authorities.

Royal Danish Embassy, Bogota, Colombia

Phone +57 (1) 746 8016

Facebook: DinamarcaenColombia