Business Finland is now looking for a full time, fixed-term (8 months) Market & Trends Research Trainee with a hands-on attitude, an eye for details and a proactive mindset. Working in Business Finland’s Visit Finland team offers you an excellent chance to start your career and work closely with the dynamic Finnish tourism export and business environments.
With Visit Finland, you participate in helping Finnish travel and tourism companies grow their international business and strengthen their competitiveness. This position offers interesting opportunities to increase understanding about the potential and challenges of the Finnish travel industry.
You will get an opportunity to work in a fast-moving and truly global organization, offering you a unique view on international markets and business environments. When working at Business Finland’s Visit Finland team, you will meet colleagues and partners from all over the world from many different companies and organizations.
In this position, your job tasks include the following:
Implementation of knowledge management roadmap for Finnish travel industry
Market research, analyzing market trends and signals
Increasing understanding of changes in consumer behavior with analytical tools
Process market information on tourism to be used by Visit Finland marketing, sales promotion and product development
Acquiring knowledge from domestic and international databases
Analyzing, combining and reporting research findings
Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and Business Finland’s customer
Your tasks will vary from small ad-hoc analyses to being a team member in large development projects.
What we expect from you:
Relevant educational background from university or university of applied sciences (e.g. International Business, Information and Service Management, Economics)
An eye for detail, understanding of visuals and keen interest in statistics and research. Previous experience and/or interest towards qualitative research methods considered as a big asset
Good skills in Microsoft Office -tools, especially with Excel and PowerPoint
You are socially at ease in a multicultural environment
Fluent communication skills in English and in Finnish. Other languages are seen as an advantage
Previous experience and/or interest towards traveling industry and its trends is considered as a big asset
You are a persistent person who gets excited and shows passion for what you do. You are a self-guided person who helps others and listens to colleagues. You have a “can-and-will-do” attitude, thrive on challenges, and are not afraid of tackling problems. Good organization skills, curiosity and eagerness to solve problems and a pinch of social intelligence will get you a long way with us.
This is what we offer:
This traineeship is an excellent way to start your career, if you are looking forward to working with tasks related to Finnish companies and their internationalization. As a Business Finland trainee, you will be an important junior colleague to our seasoned professionals, as we try to reach our common goal – to support Finnish businesses in their growth and internationalization efforts.
By being a part of our international work environment, you will learn about a great variety of industries. To make your traineeship a great experience for you, we will take your competencies and interests into account as much as possible in shaping your tasks.
We provide flexible remote work possibilities. We also offer sports, culture and wellbeing benefits through ePassi as well as good occupational health care.
With Visit Finland -Traineeships we also provide an opportunity to discuss extending the Trainee-contract after the first 8 months.
Looking for a kick-start to your career?
Please, submit your application letter and CV by February 8th at the latest via our application system. Please, note that this is a trainee position, and the salary is proportional to the level of the job requirements. In this position, you will be employed directly by Business Finland.
As a part of the recruitment process, we will be carrying out a security clearance check on the 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 Roosa Lönnqvist (+358 50 421 0255, roosa.lonnqvist[at]atalent.fi). Best times to contact via phone: Thursday 27.1. 9:00-10:00 and Thursday 3.2. 12:00-13:00.
How will this recruitment process proceed?
25.1.: Application period starts
8.2.: Application period ends
9.2. – 15.2.: Google Meet interviews with aTalent
16.2. – 28.2.; Interviews with Business Finland
1.3. / 15.3.: Starting date