Business Finland is a global leader in international trade promotion, investment, export, tourism and innovation. With more than 600 experts working in 55 offices in 35 countries, we are a catalyst for corporate and economic growth.
Business Finland generates growth and wellbeing by helping Finnish companies to grow faster, go global and develop new innovations. At the same time, we create dynamic innovation environments that attract international companies, know-how and investments to Finland. Our top experts and the latest research data enable companies to seize market opportunities and turn them into success stories.
If you are looking for world-class opportunities with stimulating challenges, join us in creating new success stories and shaping the future of international business. Business Finland is part of the Team Finland network. Read more about Business Finland here: www.businessfinland.com.
Would you like to be part of creating Finland’s international success story? Business Finland is
looking for a full time, fixed-term (7 months) Communications & HR trainee with a hands-on work style and proactive mindset. The Public Affairs and Communications team is responsible for
Business Finland’s domestic PR and media relations, stakeholder communications and internal
communication. You will be stationed in this team, but will divide your time with Business Finland’s
HR team. Starting date for this position will be 1.6.2021. Because of the current Covid-19 situation the
work will start as remote work. In case the restrictions do change, the work location will be Business
Finland’s office in Ruoholahti.
You will get an opportunity to work in a fast-moving and truly global organization, offering you a unique view into international markets and business environments. When working in Business
Finland, you will meet colleagues and partners from all over the world from many different
industries, companies and organizations, and you will have an opportunity to support the
strengthening of Business Finland’s thought leadership and employee experience.
Your tasks will include:
Maintenance and spring cleaning of databases and intranet content
Practical arrangements for events and workshops
Assisting in content production and publishing content on various digital channels
Supporting the rollout of our new HRD platform
Other supporting tasks
Depending on your skills set, the role may also include visual marketing support, such as image processing, production of visual materials for social media, and touching up PowerPoint presentations
What we expect from you:
You feel passionate about supporting the success of Finnish companies.
You have a background in higher education in a relevant field of study, such as
communication, marketing or business, and you have previously worked in an office setting with responsibility for administrative or communication tasks. For example, communication experience from a student association can be a good background.
You are quick on your feet and enjoy a dynamic work environment. Even when schedules are tight, you work efficiently and take pride in producing good quality work. You are able to work independently, but you enjoy being part of a team and feel at ease in a multicultural environment.
You are comfortable with using various IT systems and digital tools and have a good working knowledge of the Office 365 environment. Skills in image processing and visual marketing are considered an advantage.
You are fluent in Finnish and English.
This is what we offer:
Business Finland provides an interesting vantage point to the business environment in Finland, and
the entire world. Together we help Finnish companies go international and enhance the
attractiveness of the Finnish competitive environment. Our actions have a significant impact on the
future of Finland. Being a part of our international and multicultural work environment, you will learn
about a great variety of industries.
Looking for a kick start to your career? Please submit your application letter and CV by the latest
25 th of April here. Please note that this is a trainee position and salary is proportional to the
level of job requirements. In this position, you will be employed directly to Business Finland.
As a part of the recruitment process, we will be carrying out a security clearance check on a
successful candidate with his/her consent in accordance with the Security Clearance Act 726/2014
of Finland. For more information on the security clearance procedure and individual’s rights, please
For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Laura
Seppä (040 557 93 89, laura.seppa[at]atalent.fi) in the following times: Friday 16.4 at 11.30-12.30,
Monday 19.4 at 10.00-11.30 or Friday 23.4 at 11.00-12.00.