Aalto University Student Union (AYY) is looking for communications specialist!

We are looking for a communication expert to do the communication of AYY's student housing.
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Aalto University Student Union (AYY) is looking for communications specialist!

Come and create meaningful and effective communications for AYY! We are looking for a self-motivated, productive and inventive communicator.

As Communications Specialist, you will be responsible for producing content for student union housing operations including newsletters, releases, resident surveys and website updates. In this versatile position, you will proofread and produce content, as well as develop communications. You will plan and implement communications in cooperation with member service and communication teams, so we are looking for a specialist who enjoys cooperation! 

We are looking for a person who is driven to create communications and able to perform well even under pressure. As Communications Specialist, you will plan and implement communications on multiple channels. 
The job description is modified according to the selected person’s strengths and the areas of expertise.

Essential qualities:

  • Experience in communications and excellent content production skills
  • Higher education studies suitable for the position
  • Excellent spoken and written Finnish 
  • Ability to manage multichannel communications           
  • Good project management and interaction skills
  • Ability to understand the big picture and pick up new skills, the ability to adapt to changing situations quickly
  • Independent approach to work and enthusiasm to develop communications to meet the needs of our target group 

Desirable qualities:

  • Experience in resident or real estate communications 
  • Rental housing activities know-how
  • Student union or NGO experience
  • Visual communication skills and understanding of the accessibility of communications
  • Fluent English and Swedish 

The employment relationship is permanent and full-time (37.5 hours/week). We hope that the recruited person will start in the position on 14 Aug. 

Salary, job description and responsibilities are determined by the experience of the recruited person. In addition to a versatile job description, we offer excellent employee benefits, flexibility in working hours, the possibility to work remotely and functional workspace in Otaniemi.

Are you interested in this position? Send us your application and CV right away, but no later than Sunday 11 June 2023 by 11.59pm to [email protected]. We will invite suitable candidates for interview already during the application period and recruit the specialist when we find a suitable person. Please also include the contact details of your referees.

Is there anything else you would like to know about the position? Service and Rental Manager Minna Merensilta is happy to provide further information about the position and our organisation. Week 23 is the best time to reach Minna by email [email protected] or by phone +358 40 654 6377.

Aalto University Student Union AYY is an advocacy and service organisation for more than 16,000 students. AYY employs approximately 50 people, and dozens of volunteers and organisations operate within the Student Union. AYY is a young and innovative operator in the student union field, where you can implement your ideas and create something new. As a working environment, AYY is modern and very flexible. Check out the link to see what it’s like to work for us. In our activities, we emphasise equality and diversity, and we welcome applicants from different backgrounds and genders.

In the processing of the applicant’s personal data, AYY complies with relevant applicable legislation and good data processing practice. All information you provide will be treated confidentially. Applicants’ personal data is only available to designated persons involved in the recruitment process and is only used for recruitment purposes. 

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