EU collaboration trainee

Julkaistu 09.06.2021

EU collaboration trainee

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:

Business Finland is now looking for a full time, fixed-term (5 months) EU collaboration trainee with an hands-on attitude and proactive mindset. Working in Business Finland’s EU collaboration unit offers you an excellent chance to start your career and work closely with a dynamic and experienced team of 13 professionals! In return we hope that you can thrive under pressure, handle tight schedules well, and have altogether good organizational skills. Ability to work independently as well as in a team will help you to succeed in this position. We would like you to start as soon as possible, at the latest on 1.8.2021. Because of the current Covid-19 situation, the work will be a mix of remote work and work at the Business Finland’s office in Ruoholahti, Helsinki.

Your role:

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 influence within the core of innovations and international cooperation.

In this position, your job tasks include for example:

  • Diverse communications tasks: mainly related to online communication such as website updates, social media content creation and online communications development
  • Collecting and analyzing participant feedback from past events, updating information in CRM system and planning and executing future events with the team
  • Information gathering and analysis for an external impact assessment project

What we expect from you:

  • Relevant educational background from university or university of applied sciences (e.g. finance, economics, communication or marketing)
  • Fluent oral and written English and Finnish
  • Some experience in content creation and understanding of social media platforms as communications channels
  • Analytical mindset to be able to contribute to the continuous development of Business Finland’s communication and customer service activities
  • Good skills in the Office 365 -environment
  • Previous experience in international business or exchange studies is considered as an advantage

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. We will take your competencies and interests into account as much as possible during the traineeship, to make it the best possible experience.

Additional information

Looking for a kick start to your career? Please submit your application letter and CV at the latest 20th of June via aTalent’s application system. 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 visit:

For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Chief Operating Officer Mia Paatsalo (050 4680 610, mia.paatsalo[at] in the following times: Friday 11.6 at 14.00-15.00, Tuesday 15.6 at 10.00-11.00 or Thursday 17.6 at 08.00-09.00.

Timetable for this recruitment process:

Wednesday 9.6: Application period starts

Sunday 20.6: Application period ends

Monday 21.6- Wednesday 23.6: Personal Google Meet -interviews with aTalent

Week 26: Personal interviews with Business Finland

Week 27-28: Security clearance check

As soon as possible: Starting date

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