Program Coordinator

Salary €2,500 - €2,800

Why work for us  

We are an impact-driven non-profit organization. Our focus is on making a meaningful difference in the professional lives of our community members by providing them with insights and skills to build meaningful careers.

We are diverse: Our 10 team members represent eight different nationalities and speak 11 different languages. Everyone in the team has lived in at least two countries and we have all walked a version of the path that our community is on. This gives us an authentic, empathetic and practical approach in our work. We love what we do, and who we work with, and it shows. 

If you want to come to work, feel good about what you do, laugh with your team, and be surrounded by talented, ambitious learners and leaders, then this is the place for you!


What we are looking for

Do you thrive in multitasking and your communication skills are ace?

We’re looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Program Coordinator to be responsible for attendee communication and coordination between our three main training programs. This role is a blend between relationship management, project management and impact! If you are organized, detail-oriented, kind, and love to make a real difference in peoples’ lives, then this may be the perfect role for you.

What we need:

  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable dealing with people from all walks and all organizational levels

  • Ability to motivate and inspire attendees to achieve their goals

  • Ability to be strict when needed

  • Ability to coordinate communications between different parts of the team

  • Great organizational and project coordination skills

  • An excellent grasp of English. An extra language is always a plus!


What you will be doing

  • coordinate the delivery of the curriculum

  • Coordinate external speakers

  • Coordinate in-class arrangements

  • Assist the course trainers with needs related to program delivery

  • coordinate the cross team functions 

  • support the marketing and comms initiatives

  • Support program participants in their learning journey

  • support the development and growth of our participants

  • reporting on project progress;

What we offer💪

  • A dynamic, fun, learning-packed environment where you can grow and showcase your skills

  • Access to networking opportunities

  • Meaningful work with a purpose: our mission is to train people towards jobs or entrepreneurship and you will be pivotal in this role

Interview Process

We want to move fast!

We will start interviews as soon as possible and hope that you will be able to start latest at the beginning of October. Please attach your CV and cover letter as a single pdf document. All applications must be submitted using The Hub. If you get an error message when submitting your application, you may send your application by email to talent (at) theshortcut . org

If you have any questions, please contact at the below email address. You may also call Director of Operations and Revenue  Charlotta Kauranne (+358 50 529 8904) on Monday 12.9.2022 at 10-11am or Thursday 15.9.2022 at 9-10am with questions regarding the position.

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.

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.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

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

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

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Working at
The Shortcut

Owned by the Startup Foundation, The Shortcut is an impact-driven non-profit organization dedicated to career transformation. We bridge the gap between job seekers and companies in Finland by providing in-demand training and fostering a growth mindset in the community, where educated individuals can upskill and build a meaningful career. We support you to accelerate your professional integration in Finland through training, entrepreneurship, and community. We began as an entrepreneurial initiative in 2016 and have evolved into a diverse training and events hub, with over 130 nationalities and 5000+ event and activity participants. So what are you waiting for? Join our community, we may just be the shortcut you need to a meaningful career in Finland.

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