Apply to be a Wappu director!

The Student Union of Tampere University is seeking three Wappu directors to join its merry bunch in organising The Biggest Wappu in Finland 2023! The student Wappu in Tampere gathers together students from each Tampere University campus. Your work as a wappu director will be led by TREY’s Board Member who is responsible for the events, and you will work with the Wappu secretaries and the Minister of Culture of the Teekkari Union of Tampere.

The tasks of Wappu director include:

  • Developing the visibility of The Biggest Wappu in Finland
  • Planning and organising of TREY’s Wappu events, such as e.g. Wappu Revelation and the Oath of Wappu
  • Coordinating the Teemu Tour (a more than two-week event tour for us students) and the events calendar
  • Event marketing and communications
  • Cooperation with the Teekkari Union of Tampere and other student organisations, as well as other partners
  • Reporting after Wappu

The qualities we expect from candidates:

  • Can-do attitude
  • Ability to perform in public as well as good written and oral language skills
  • Ideas for developing The Biggest Wappu in Finland and interest in advancing the communality between the campuses
  • Student-mindedness and team spirit
  • Interest towards remote or hybrid event organizing
  • Being a self-starter
  • University studies
  • Fluency in Finnish or English, and good skills in the other as well

In addition, you will benefit from the following:

  • Prior experience in organising events
  • Prior knowledge about the student community at Tampere University
  • Experience in working with graphics software such as Adobe InDesign
  • Experience in video editing with video editing software such as Adobe Premier Pro
  • Experience in taking photos and videos
  • A driving licence (Class B)

We offer:

  • A project salary of 1.200 €
  • A relaxed and youthful working environment and motivated colleagues
  • A great opportunity to develop The Biggest Wappu in Finland

We hope to receive applicants from multiple genders and from varied educational and personal backgrounds. Please send your application letter and CV by 8 January 2023 to Oke Rouhe ( with the subject line “Application for Wappu director”. Possible interviews will be held after the application period ends. The job starts in late January/early February and ends in May with reporting. Please note that the work is particularly intensive in March-April.

More information on Wappu and the search for Wappu directors, please contact, TREY’s Board Member Paavo Keski-Orvola (tel. +358 40 713 0082) (reachable until 16th of December) or TREY’s event coordinator Jussi Kekki (tel. +35844 3610 204) (who is not available after 21st of December until after the New Years).

More information about Wappu can be found from TREY’s Wappu page.