ICOS seeks a full-time Communications Trainee

24 March 2020
communications trainee job ad

ICOS is now looking for a full-time Communications Trainee for summer 2020. You will be based in the Head Office in Kumpula, Helsinki, and report to the Head of Communications at ICOS.

Your role includes:
•    Updating the website of ICOS, the ENVRI community platform and its mediawiki
•    Supporting in creating and organizing an image bank for ICOS
•    Creating content for various channels for ICOS and ENVRI community social media and participating in SoMe strategy creation
•    Managing, structuring and storing of digital documents for ENVRI community
•    Supporting event organisation and other tasks in the ICOS head office team

We expect from you:
•    Fluency in written and spoken English
•    Systematic and organised ways of working and ability to tolerate also routine tasks 
•    Familiarity with using online systems; document management systems and web content management systems, e.g. Wordpress/Mediawiki
•    Some experience and skills in producing content, such as text or pictures for websites and other channels
•    Good knowledge of Word and PowerPoint, basic skills in image processing
•    2-3 years of studies in Communications Marketing or Media on a university or an applied university level
•    As a person, you have a positive mindset, can-do -attitude and you feel comfortable working in English in an international environment. You are self-oriented and learn new things quickly, especially new digital tools

We offer you:
•    Opportunities to grow and learn and to develop communications together with the team
•    A possibility to use your skills while using your energy for a good cause
•    An international ICOS team with good team spirit and colleagues supporting each other

Instructions and additional information

Location: Kumpula, Helsinki
Work extent: Full-time for the summer period
Starting date: According to agreement, preferably in late May or early June 2020
This position is filled through a staffing agency. Please submit your application, motivation letter, CV, salary request and preferred starting and ending dates through the StaffPoint website