Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Salary €1,800 - €1,800

Tribe Tampere is looking for a COO to join our Tribe! We are a nonprofit community driven entrepreneurial association. Our goal is to unite the start up and entrepreneurial scene in Tampere and create growth in the ecosystem through collaboration between communities.

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

We seek ​an ambitious startup-minded doer to join our team as our first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Our organisation is growing, and we are looking for a strategic, process minded individual who will be able to guide our diverse team to achieve Tribe’s vision. The COO will focus on organisational development, high level strategic thinking and planning, strengthening our partnerships and increasing fund raising efforts. The role is brand new, so the chosen candidate will have a chance to develop the role further with the Tribe Tampere Team. 

Tribe Tampere Team

Together with the COO, The Tribe Tampere team will consist of four part-time employees; Community Lead, Marketing Lead and two Project Coordinators. In addition to employees, we have active community builders and interns, who form the operational team of Tribe Tampere.

Key Tasks:

Visioning and Strategy

  • Working in partnership with the team and the board to create a 3-year strategic plan

  • Ability to convey our vision to all our partners and community members

Team Management

  • Guiding the overall operations of Tribe Tampere to be in line with the strategic plan

  • Working with fellow team members to create and achieve performance goals

  • Support individual employees professional learning and growth


  • Forming and and leading a partnership/sales team to generate new revenue streams

  • Being responsible for annual reports, financial reports and grant applications

  • Planning the annual budget together with the treasurer

The ideal candidate has:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Local entrepreneur-ecosystem knowledge

  • Leadership and team building skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to communicate, interact and work with different individuals and teams

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

  • University background with a suitable degree

  • Willingness and initiative to develop the role further

The position is part-time 30h/week, starting 1 February 2021. The duration of the position is six months with the opportunity for continuation, and a salary of 1800€/ month.

The Start-up Spirit 

This position requires a strong passion to work with the startup community, so the entrepreneurial attitude is a must-have. If something has to be done, it has to be done, no matter of time expected to be consumed at the given moment. You will excel in this role if you have a lot of self-initiative, with the capability and willingness to work as a part of a larger team.

What can we offer?

While working for Tribe Tampere, you will be in the middle of one of the fastest-growing, innovative and transparent startup ecosystems in the Nordics! You will be a part of the newly opened start-up house Platform6, and get to work in the heart of the Tampere startup scene. Your colleagues will be other passionate start-up minded people and you will also get the chance to meet other awesome entrepreneurial characters from all over the world. 

Tribe Tampere is all about collaboration, and it is committed to making Tampere entrepreneurial communities and startup companies shine. This is your chance of a lifetime to be an integral part of a truly amazing change which will affect both Tampere and your life for years to follow!

Please send a cover letter and CV latest 13.1.2021 via the Hub. If you have any questions to us, you can reach out via Michelle.Goh [at]  

You may also reach her at +358 45 272 0771 during the following times:

22.12.2020 14:00-15:00

05.01.2021 14:00-15:00

07.01.2021 14:00-15:00

We will start reviewing applications as they arrive and aim to conduct interviews with suitable candidates during 18.-22.1.2021.

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

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.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Pet friendly
Pet friendly

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

Working at
Tribe Tampere

Welcome to Tribe Tampere, the community of communities! We are the sticky stuff that unites the startup and entrepreneurial scene in Tampere by activating individuals and entities to take action and build the community – together! Our headquarters is inside the Platform6 startup house at Åkerlundinkatu 8, where we run our operations on the 1st and 5th floor.

Read more about Tribe Tampere

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