Want a front seat in the health startup world, and have an impact on how the scene will develop in Finland? Upgraded - Health Startup Association is looking for a Project Manager to join the team! We strive to make Finland the best place for health startups, and we want to support the creation of meaningful health innovations that help people to live healthier lives.

What do we offer?

  • A deep dive into the world of digital health and startups

  • A versatile job where you have real input on the delivered results and the development of the organization

  • Interesting projects within the health startup field

  • Great opportunity to work on challenging tasks, while learning on the go and expanding your network in the health & tech sector

  • Opportunity to be part of building and developing Health100, the association’s main event of the year.

  • Office at the largest startup hub in the Nordics, Maria 01 in Helsinki.

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility for remote work.

The task of a Project manager include:

  • Being in charge of planning, delivering and reporting project(s) within the health startup sector

  • Communication and marketing of the projects, being in liaison with multiple organizations

  • Idea generation related to the organisation’s activities and events

  • Content management of the website and social media

  • Forming new and maintaining the old partnerships, making sure the needs of the partners are met


  • Full-time job or Part-time job (flexible hours)

  • The contract is first for a fixed 6-8 months term, with the possibility of extending it to 12 months and more

  • Office in Helsinki

Qualifications needed

  • Strong English and Finnish skills

  • Entrepreneurial mindset - open and positive attitude, and hunger to learn more

  • Good communication skills in writing and speaking

  • Skills to handle overlapping projects simultaneously

  • Good networking and teamworking skills

  • Experience from and/or interest in health & wellness, startups and project coordination a plus

  • Reporting skills are a plus

  • Skills in basic marketing tools (for example MailChimp, Wordpress and Eventbrite, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) a plus

Upgraded is a non-profit association for health & wellbeing startups and innovations in Finland, founded in 2012. We are an active community of over 60 health startup members and dozens of partners and other friends. Our goal is to make sure that startup innovations have an established role in society as a source of health and wellbeing solutions. No good health innovation should be lost due to the lack of knowledge about it.

Website: www.upgraded.fi

Deadline: Apply by 29th November or, as soon as possible.

The positions are filled immediately when suitable people are found.

For more information or questions please contact us at raisamiina@upgraded.fi or phone number +358503698833

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.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

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

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.

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Upgraded* - Health Startup Association of Finland

Non-profit association for health & wellbeing startups and innovations. Our goal is to make sure that startup innovations have an established role in the society as a source of health & wellbeing solutions. We help startups stand out by making their solutions visible and finding the right connections. No good health innovation should be lost due to the lack of knowledge about it.

Read more about Upgraded* - Health Startup Association of Finland

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