We are searching for Wappu directors!


The Student Union of Tampere University is seeking three Wappu directors to join its merry bunch in organising The Biggest Wappu in Finland! 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 events coordinator with close cooperation with student organisations and the Wappu secretaries 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 Wappu Revelation and the Oath of Wappu
  • Coordinating the Teemu Tour (a two-week event tour for us students) and the events calendar
  • Event marketing and communications
  • Representing TREY at Wappu events and building a Wappu spirit
  • 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
  • Being a self-starter
  • University studies
  • Fluency in Finnish or English, and basic skills in the other

In addition, you will benefit from the following:

  • Prior experience in organising events
  • Experience in working with graphics software such as Adobe InDesign
  • Experience in photography or videography, writing, directing, or video and image editing
  • A driving licence (Class B)

We offer:

  • A project salary of 1.200€
  • A workspace at TREY’s office
  • 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 12 January 2020 to tapahtumat@trey.fi with the subject line “Application for Wappu director”. Possible interviews will be held after the application period ends, on 14-17 January. The job starts in late January/early February and ends in May with reporting. Please note that the work is especially intensive in March-April.

More information on Wappu and the search for Wappu directors, please contact TREY’s event coordinator Liisa Äijälä through tapahtumat@trey.fi or by phone (+358407130082) on Thursday 12 December 12.00-15.00 or Tuesday 17 December 10.00-14.00.