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 2024! The student Wappu in Tampere gathers together students from each Tampere University campus. The largest Wappu in Finland is organized by the Wappu team, which consists of TREY’s Wappu directors, event responsibles of the board and the Teekkari Union of Tampere minister of culture and Wappu secretaries. The Student Wappu of Tampere gathers together students from all campuses of the Tampere Universities. Your work as a wappu director will be led by TREY’s Board Members who are responsible for the events.

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:

  • Sturdy grip and can-do attitude
  • Student-mindedness and team spirit
  • 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
  • Organizational ability and systematicness
  • 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
  • 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 1500 €
  • 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 7 January 2024 to the secretary general Adam Zeidan ( 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 and especially during the Wappu between 11 April and 1 May.

More information on Wappu and the search for Wappu directors, please contact, TREY’s Board Members Aaro Haikonen (TG: @treyaaro) ja Helena Ukkola (TG: @treyhelena) (reachable until 13th of December) or TREY’s event coordinator Jussi Kekki (tel. +35844 3610 204) (Please note that the Office is not available after 21st of December until after the New Years due to the holidays).

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

Photo: TT-kamerat / Niklas O