During the summer you will gain valuable experience from your own field of study. We offer versatile and responsible tasks in an international company that builds for a more sustainable tomorrow. We are inspired by the limitless opportunities offered by the bioeconomy, and we lead the way towards a future beyond fossils. Join us on this exciting path!
We are looking for Summer Trainee, Sales Specialist to join us in UPM Biocomposites for summer season starting from the beginning of April. The position is located in Lahti, Finland.
Greetings from future manager
“Our summer trainee will join a team of sales and marketing professionals who work in different European countries. Alongside with routine tasks, you have possibility to communicate with end—users, professionals, and customers in our field of decking business. During the summer, you will learn a lot from customer service, sales and marketing, both digitally and physically. Our team is especially proud of our dedication to sustainability, innovative products and services. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!” – Piia Kirkkala, Sales Manager
What you’ll do
Your main task is to support Sales Manager, Finland & Sweden. In addition, you will support our Marketing Communication team and its actions in Europe. The job description includes:
Working with internal and external stakeholders who are relevant for UPM ProFi’s success during high season
Work with and become familiar with SalesForce, Teams, Office
Networking with end-users and customers, and learn to understand the customer needs
Provide technical expertise and support for the customers
Participate in promotional initiatives such as sending sales promotion tools and visiting customer stores.
Who you are
We are looking for person who is advanced in her/his studies or is already in the working life. You may have experience in sales and/or marketing tasks. You have a positive and energetic attitude as well as self-initiative and sense of responsibility.
In addition, you have:
Full professional working proficiency in English and Finnish is needed. Professional working proficiency in Swedish is considered as an asset.
Ability to travel in Finland, therefore driving licence is needed
Ability to make decisions and be proactive
Accuracy in details
What we offer to you
Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.
Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organisation that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives. You will become a part of our motivated and supporting work community.
Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your summer traineeship. We offer you a chance to develop in an innovative work environment.
Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.
Are you ready?
Read more about summer recruitment process in Finland, applying, timeline, all available positions and more information on www.upm.com/summer or www.upm.com/kesa in Finnish. Application period ends 14 February 2023. Notice that new positions can still be opened during application period.
We will start processing the applications already during the application period. Please add your resume and CV at the same stage of application.
For support with submitting your application please contact HR Service Center at email@example.com or +358204146600.
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