Vacancies in our regional development company Turku Science Park Ltd.

Turku Business Region is the most dynamic business and innovation cluster in Finland, providing the best services for companies and entrepreneurs. Turku Science Park Ltd’s mission is to provide and co-ordinate the business and innovation services in the region. Our services cover the entire life cycle of entrepreneurial activities, ranging from testing a business idea and establishing a company to internationalization and expanding of international business operations.

We are looking for an innovative and entrepreneurial

Growth Advisor

for business consulting with mission to help growth-oriented entrepreneurs and start-ups to grow and succeed.

In your work, you will develop our service offering especially for early-stage businesses and provide excellent customer service. You will create innovative content to enable multichannel service execution to attract new segments for both growth programmes and individual mentoring. When it comes to customer service, you will address the challenges of individuals and teams helping them to find workable solutions for expansion. You will work together with your colleagues and an extensive cooperation network. Your contribution will be in a key role achieving our target of higher effectiveness through further conceptualization.

We expect you to have several years of experience in the business world, including process and operational development, and a strong insight into the different stages of successful productization. You are a natural communicator (fluent in English) and enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise for the benefit of entrepreneurs and businesses. We believe that to succeed in this role you will need to have courage, ability and agility to try new concepts and systematically collect customers’ feedback for the further development.

We offer you an interesting and rewarding job where you can contribute to the success of companies regionally, nationally and internationally.

For further information please contact Personnel and Business Developer Nina Vainio (+358 40 570 7636, email nina.vainio@diope.fi), preferably on June 3rd between 9-11 and June 6th between 15-16.

If you got interested, apply at the latest on 8th of June, 2022 via the application form.

Turku Business Region is the most dynamic business and innovation cluster in Finland, providing the best services for companies and entrepreneurs. Turku Science Park Ltd’s mission is to provide and co-ordinate the business and innovation services in the region. Our services cover the entire life cycle of entrepreneurial activities, ranging from testing a business idea and establishing a company to internationalization and expanding of international business operations.

We are now looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial-minded and achievement-oriented

GROWTH ADVISOR

to our team of Business Services. The position is full time, employment permanent and starting by agreement.

In your position you will support growth-oriented entrepreneurs and startups along the entire growth path. One of your responsibilities is the development and productization of growth services for early-stage businesses as well as the successful operations of those programmed services. Seeking and implementing synergies on national as well as on regional level, also between the different industry specific services in Turku Business Region is a key to your success. The core responsibilities include:

  • business coaching, mentoring and support for startups and growth-oriented businessesplanning and organizing acceleration programs’ structure and content, including related events
  • systematically collecting customer insight for further development of the service portfolio for early-stage businesses
  • building scalability in early-stage programs by developing the ways of working, building synergies between different services along the customers’ life-cycle as well as relevant players in the ecosystem
  • increasing effectiveness and accessibility utilizing modern, digital tools in customer and stakeholder interaction

We offer you a challenging and rewarding job in the regional, national and international startup field and the support of the colleagues as well as the whole Turku Business Region startup community SparkUp.

We expect you to have minimum five years’ experience in business development and/or entrepreneurship and an ability to work with a wide network of entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders in an international working environment. Excellent communication and presentation skills, fluent English language proficiency and an applicable university degree are required. Project work experience and knowledge of the Finnish language are a benefit but not necessary.

To apply, please e-mail your application, CV and salary request by 16:00 on April 7th to careers(at)turkubusinessregion.com with subject GROWTH ADVISOR.

Further information:
Tiia Turkki, Director, Business Services, +358 405 262617 on March 22nd between 12 – 13 am, March 24th between 09 – 10 am and April 5th between 11-12.

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