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HYY is looking for a producer


The Student Union of the University of Helsinki (HYY) is looking for a producer to join our ranks full-time and permanently.

We aim to fill the position as soon as possible, with work beginning on 24 April 2017 at the latest.

Do you enjoy producing events? Excellent – our members crave for them. Is brainstorming new event concepts your favourite pastime? Awesome – you will get to do a lot of that. Are you the person who quickly takes charge of an idea, drives it forward and maintains control of all aspects of it? Perfect – that is exactly who we need.

We are looking for a producer, and you are the person we want if you are enthusiastic and can inspire others, are open-minded and can navigate different situations. We also hope that you are bold and have the courage to take on new things and roll up your sleeves when the situation calls for it. You get to manage HYY’s event production, including the largest freshman event in Finland, the Freshman Adventure, and plan and implement the HYY150 Anniversary year. You will also be responsible for communications and marketing aimed at committing students as parts of HYY’s community.

We are:
A student union serving around 27,000 students of the University of Helsinki
An efficient, active and passionate work community, consisting of, among others, 8 specialists and 12 members of the Board who are students themselves

We expect you to have:
Good communication skills, particularly knowledge of content production and social media
A vision for developing community communications
Excellent skills in Finnish, good skills in English and Swedish are considered as advantages
Experience of event production
Good project management skills and the ability to handle pressure
Excellent teamwork skills and the desire to develop in project leadership
Higher education studies

You will get:
A salary that is in accordance with the student unions’ collective agreement (€2,270.85/month) with potential bonuses for education and experience as well as a lunch benefit
Flexible working hours and opportunities for remote work
Opportunities for education and development
A relaxed and fun work community

Send us a free-form application letter with a maximum length of one page. In your application letter, please state what makes you a good producer and why you are the person we are looking for. Please attach you CV too. Send the application with its attachments to with ‘Tuottaja’ as the subject.
The application period ends on Thursday 30 March at noon. Interviews are held on 3 April and 5 April, with the selection being made by Friday 7 April.

For further information, please contact Jannica Aalto (0400 816 426). You can learn about HYY’s events at

In its activities, HYY emphasises diversity and equality. We hope to receive as many applications as possible from people with diverse backgrounds.