JYY is Looking for a Coordinator for a New Employment Event for International Students

Would you like to help international students to find employment in Finland? Would you like to help them integrate to Jyväskylä? Do you have wonderful ideas how the employers could meet motivated and professional students? We have an excellent opportunity for you to design and organize a new employment event targeted JYU’s international degree students. Additionally, you will work with interesting stakeholders and an amazing team.

We are looking for a coordinator for  new employment event for international students. The event will be organized in the beginning of 2021. The working hours are roughly 20 hours per month and the total compensation paid for the coordinator is 1000 euros.  The work is set to start immediately after the recruitment for the position is finalized.


  • Designing and organizing the event with the team 
  • Recruiting and coordinating the volunteers 
  • Seeking out for and networking with the stakeholder groups 
  • Composing and following the budget  
  • Reporting about the event 

What we offer: 

  • possibility to network locally and nationally 
  • Support and advice regarding the tasks of the coordinator 
  • chance to internationalize locally 
  • chance to get to know the Finnish work environment and culture 
  • An excellent opportunity to show your creativity as an event organizer 


  • Experience in organizing eventsproject workcommunication and/or managing groups 
  • Fluency in spoken and written English 
  • Initiative and innovativeness 
  • Commitment to the project until beginning of 2021 
  • Cultural sensitivity and competence to work in a multicultural environment 

Considered as an advantage: 

  • International experience, such as exchange abroad 
  • Capability of speakingwriting and/or understanding Finnish 
  • Understanding the field of the recruitment possibilities of international degree students 

Please tell in your application why you are suitable for this position and what experiences of yours would support you in this taskSend your motivation letter and CV  ia email to eevi.hakala@jyy.fi. Application deadline s 20 April 2020. The interviews will take place during weeks 17-18The interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft TeamsZoom or Skype. 

Any questions to be answered or additional information can be inquired via 

Ágnes Stojcsics
Specialist in International Affairs

Eevi Hakala
Board member, International Affairs,
International Tutoring

Petri Laaksonen
Board member, Associations, JYY Group