Salary €2,500 - €2,500

We are YOUR Shortcut.

Why work for us?  

We provide you with the opportunity to gain new skills, network with the largest startup campus in the Nordics, and the experience of working with an incredible international team. As a member of our team, you are an integral part of our community. This means you will have FREE access to all of our activities aimed at developing you professionally and personally.

Want to know more? Check out our company values:

What we offer

We will provide you with a unique opportunity to:

  • Make a positive impact on individuals and Finnish society by sharing your expertise and knowledge.

  • Have a “seat at the table” and influence the direction and strategy of The Shortcut as our organisation grows.

  • Work in the heart of the Maria01 startup campus and gain access to extensive professional networks. 

  • Grow professionally by providing you with 2 hours of protected personal development time. Every. Single. Week.

  • A 2.5 year fixed term contract (ending 31.12.2023) with the possibility to extend.

What we are looking for

We’re looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Career Coach, who:

  • Is confident in the English language.

  • Has 2+ years of experience (if you don’t have 2+ years of experience, but are convinced you are still the perfect fit for the role, then still apply!).

  • Know the ins and outs of the Finnish job market.

  • Is excited by the prospect of working in a fast paced startup environment.

  • Is comfortable working in a fast paced startup environment (in case you hadn’t noticed we prefer to “walk the walk” than “talk the talk” at The Shortcut).

  • Revels in the opportunity to build long lasting relationships with partner companies.

  • Is ambitious and constantly looking to grow as a Career Coach.

  • Aligns with our company values:

What you will be doing

You will be using your expertise and knowledge of modern career coaching techniques to accelerate our community members into employment or entrepreneurship. You will do this by:

  • Owning and developing our career coaching offering. It’s all yours. GRAB IT.

  • Supporting our community members through engaging coaching sessions that:

    • Identify personal goals.

    • Develop soft and leadership skills.

    • Define clear development plans that support our community members in reaching their goals. 

    • Outline an actionable plan for making a strategic career move.

  • Finding new employment opportunities for our community members. 

  • Helping our community members in their job search and navigating the Finnish job market.

  • Following up with our community members regularly to make sure they are on track.

  • Reporting on the progress of our community members for data management purposes.

  • Building partnerships with companies are community members are well suited for.

  • Getting involved in some of our other initiatives.  

Who we are

The Shortcut is the largest talent accelerator in the Nordics. We unlock potential, accelerating talent into employment or entrepreneurship. We're also a community-driven non-profit that is for the people, by the people. We support each other in our pursuit of employment, entrepreneurship, and giving back. 

Read more about our story here:

Interview process

We would like to fill this position ASAP.

  • Application period is from 12.02.2021 - 08.03.2021. 

  • The first step is a 30 minute phone interview that will take place between: 15.02.2021 - 15.03.2021. 

  • The second step is a career coaching assignment that will take place between: 15.02.2021 - 22.03.2021.

  • The final step is a 60 minute interview with the COO and CEO of The Shortcut that will take place between: 22.02.2021 - 29.03.2021. 

Do you want to be the next Career Coach at the largest talent accelerator in the Nordics? 

Apply now! 

Please send us your:

  • CV.

  • Motivation letter (no more than one A4 page pretty please).

  • Your LinkedIn URL

For more information or questions please contact us at

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.

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.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at
The Shortcut

Diversity as an engine for growth. Our mission is to inspire and empower people from diverse backgrounds to take an active role in (re)building their future, using technology and entrepreneurship. We work towards lowering the barrier of participation for more people to join the startup community and optimising under-utilised skills.Together with our partners, The Shortcut provides inspiration, networks, knowledge and skills to enable new talent and new start-ups.

Read more about The Shortcut

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