Project Manager for Hackathon

Boost Turku Turku Internship
Salary €100 - €500
We are looking for a responsible person with an ambition to organize the most awesome Hackathon that Turku has ever seen!

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and executing a hackathon that is called Startup Marathon (happening in February 2020).

  • Gathering your own team of volunteers to help you plan and execute the event.

You will get a lot of support from Boost, especially in the early stages of planning to set you up for success.


The ideal candidate has:

  • A great sense of responsibility and reliability

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • An ability to be organized

  • Self-leading approach

  • An ability to comfortably work both independently and collaboratively

  • Eagerness to learn how to create events (previous experience is not a must)

  • Good verbal and written English (no Finnish required)

It’s good if you also have:

  • Participated in any hackathon previously (but not necessary)

  • Planned and executed, or helped to plan and execute a project or an event

What we offer:

  • Possibility to join Boost in different events across Finland for free

  • Project-based bonus

  • Freedom of creative choice

  • Access to Boost’s network of people

  • Opportunity to develop your career and a lot of different skills, including interpersonal skills

  • Flexible working schedule

How to apply:

  1. Record a 1-minute video introducing yourself, telling us why you are applying and if you've ever managed any projects or events

  2. Attach your LinkedIn profile

Application is closed as soon as the right person is found, latest on Sunday 3rd November.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Pet friendly
Pet friendly

Dogs, turtles or goldfish are welcome in the office as long as they want to cuddle every now and then.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at
Boost Turku

Boost Turku is an entrepreneurship society for growth-minded young entrepreneurs. Hosting and being involved into 100+ events annually, and organizing a 10-week accelerator program Startup Journey every summer since 2012. Boost serves as a stomping ground for entrepreneurs from all fields of commerce.

Read more about Boost Turku

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