Open position - Communications Manager

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KÄÄPÄ Biotech is looking for a Communications manager to message the wider public on why ”the Future of Fungi is Finland”. We here at KÄÄPÄ Biotech have committed to healthier humans and ecosystems - with the help of fungi. We do amazing stuff, we need to you to communicate that onwards!

We want you to take our public relations, social media, website content, and marketing copy to a new level. KÄÄPÄ Biotech has divisions operating in forestry and food supplement industry: Suomen Agrometsä is our forestry division and KÄÄPÄ Health creates end-products to global food supplement markets. We need you to communicate in both Finnish and in English, and be able to adapt our messaging to very different customer groups. 

As a person, you have strong communications and people skills. You communicate fluently between biodiversity and beta-glucans, and can change the tone of voice from media release to social media DM’s. We act fast as a company, so you to be able to adjust to any kind of situation. 

Job duties:

— You’ll help us develop and communicate our brand messaging and company vision to a global audience. 

— Create marketing copy, write media releases, create content for social media, help create and improve website(s).

— Assist in developing the overall communications strategy for our different divisions and educate our company on that strategy.

—  You will work closely with our in house graphic designer for all supplementary needs.

Required skills and qualifications:

— English and Finnish are both needed.

— Experience in creating copy for websites and other marketing material. 

— Experience developing brand messaging on social media.

— Strong analytical and organization skills, able to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

— A bold decision maker, able to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

Salary & benefits:

All employees at KÄÄPÄ Biotech will start with 12 euros per hour full time positions.  5 weeks of vacation is earned during the 1st year and given then during the 2nd - standard Finnish policy.  All employees receive a discount on products as well as free mushroom extracts to keep you healthy.

About KÄÄPÄ Biotech, KÄÄPÄ Health, and Suomen Agrometsä :

We are a startup committed to making both humans and ecosystems more healthy with the use of fungi.  We take a biotech vision when designing solutions. We are the largest cultivator of chaga mushroom, have our own extraction product line for both consumers and businesses, and we closely work on bringing to market cutting edge research.  Our company culture is demanding, fast paced at times and relaxed at times, research focused, open, inclusive, and forward thinking. We expect the most out of people who join our existing 10 person team.

Please send your resume, 1 page cover letter describing why you want this job, and anything else relevant to, by the 20th of February.  Interviews start soon after.