"Sometimes I have to pinch myself, as I wonder if this really is my job"

Junior Brand Specialist Matilda Ström, on what brought her to Universal Avenue, and becoming a sales professional.

  • February 15, 2017

“I realized how much I really wanted this job”

We had a chat with Finnish Brand Ambassador, Taru Ellilä. She recently finished her onboarding with us and is now ready to evangelize the benefits of Universal Avenue’s brand portfolio to venues in Finland. To maximize motivation, she went to England and spent a couple of days out with our local Brand Ambassador Coaches, getting a first-hand training in the art of sales.

  • November 30, 2016

A coffee with Bokadirekt CMO Nils Gilberg

Bokadirekt is a great product which helps venues like gyms, hair salons, yoga studios and massage centers to facilitate more customers through an online booking service. They are one of the Brands we work with in Scandinavia and we met up with their CMO Nils Gilberg.

  • November 18, 2016

“Being a Brand Ambassador has brought me more flexibility and freedom”

Meet Lawrence Heard, who eschewed a high flying City career at Fortune 500 companies to become a Brand Ambassador. We had a chat with him and found that freedom and flexibility is on the top of his list of what makes you successful in both work and life.

  • November 9, 2016

“It’s crucial to have a positive attitude towards sales”

Carl Fredrik Sammeli is the founder of Prime, the world’s most awarded PR agency by Cannes Lions in the period 2010-2016. Prime was also just last week awarded 2016 Global Creative PR Agency of the Year. So we’re very excited to feature Carl Fredrik in our Mentor of the Month interview series. Read on to find out his thoughts on setting goals, dealing with rejection and constantly finding new sources of inspiration.

  • November 2, 2016

366 Days of Sharing

The sharing and gig economy is a big part of Universal Avenue and our ethos, from the Brands we work with, to the flexible work we offer our Brand Ambassadors. Sharing economy pro Maria Eriksson has been living using only the sharing and gig economy since the beginning of this year - read on to learn about her surprising journey.

  • October 11, 2016

“Focus on what you really love and enjoy doing. You’ll be more likely to succeed.”

Universal Avenue presents Mentor of the Month: Andrea Bertone, President at Monster Europe.

  • September 22, 2016

"Tailor your pitch to suit the customer"

If you’ve ever rented a vacation home online, chances are that you probably did it using Lodgify. A phenomenal service and one of the brands we’re very glad to be working with. We met with them and had a chat with Dennis (the guy in red), one of their co-founders, curious to find out what’s behind the Lodgify vision.

  • August 26, 2016

"It’s really all about the Brand Ambassadors

We often talk about the Brand Ambassadors. That’s because they’re the very heart of Universal Avenue and also the reason we started this company. We had a chat with Daniel, who’s leading the work of the Brand Ambassador community at Universal Avenue.

  • August 18, 2016

"Sales provides the best career growth"

Like most people, we love music (and great technology). So it probably comes as no surprise that we’re extremely happy to be working with Spotify Business. We took the pulse on Hannah Meiton who’s heading up their growth.

  • August 2, 2016