Turku Business Region is the most dynamic cluster of enterprise and innovation activities in Finland. The 22,000 enterprises, five universities and universities of applied sciences, and an extensive co-operation network of different actors in the region boost the generation of new products and services and growth of business operations as well as the well-being of the region. The business and innovation services in the region are co-ordinated by the regional development company Turku Science Park Ltd.

Turku Science Park Ltd is now looking for a

Communications Planner, cleantech and circular economy

to its CleanTurku team. The position is for a fixed term from 1 March 2020 – 31 December 2020.

We are looking for a Communications Planner for a fixed-term employment to support the growth and success of the cleantech industry in the Turku region. As a communications specialist you will communicate about the growth potential of companies in the changing operating environment in which low-carbon status and sustainable use of raw materials are requirements for the future operations of a sustainable company. Your goal is to provide information about the strengths of the Turku region in order to attract international companies, experts and investments to the region, and to make visible the public business and innovation services in the Turku region.

We offer you a challenging and rewarding job in the cleantech industry, and bio-economy and circular economy. In your job as a communications professional you will be able to promote the Finnish government’s goal to make Finland a pioneer country in bio and circular economies and clean solutions.

In your position you will work in close co-operation with our CleanTurku experts and contribute to making the Turku region globally known as an important and business-friendly development environment. In your everyday work you support the efforts of our experts for reaching the region’s joint goals in circular economy together with companies, municipalities and universities. Project work and knowledge of the EU’s funding instruments are a benefit in the job. Your duties will include comprehensive planning, budgeting, developing and measuring the impact of communication as well as multi-channel implementation of communication actions together with the rest of our marketing and communication team.

We require from you the ability to communicate about the growth potential and challenges of companies in the changing operating environment, fluent English language proficiency, and good co-operation and interaction skills. Knowledge of the Finnish language is a benefit but not necessary. We expect you to have an applicable higher academic degree (e.g. social sciences or business administration) and at least 3–5 years of work experience e.g. in positions of sustainability communication in the private or public sector, preferably in a field in which the themes of cleantech, bio-economy or circular economy play a central role.

Send your application including salary request and CV by 13 February 2020, 4 p.m. to:
careers@turkubusinessregion.com with subject COMMUNICATIONS PLANNER.

Further information:

Minna Karhu, CMO, +358 40 5320007 or Linda Fröberg-Niemi, Senior Executive, CleanTurku, +358 50 5873441 on 5 February between 14:30–16:30 or 12 February 14:00–15:00.

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