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RaflaRumba Appro is looking for a project manager


Are you interested in being the organizer of Finland’s fastest growing appro event? Are you curious to hop into the role of a developer of student culture? Do you dare to take responsibility for large projects and control both the details and the large scale? If you answered the above questions “damn yes”, you are the person we are looking for!

RaflaRumba Appro, which is held in the Helsinki metropolitan area and is especially popular among the students of Universities of Applied Sciences, is looking for a project manager to implement the event. The project manager is responsible for organizing the 2022 event within the goals set by the RaflaRumba Appro steering group. The event is set to take place in early March 2022.

Successful implementation of the project manager’s role requires:

  • Experience in organizing events of similar size
  • Project, budgeting and management experience
  • Strong knowledge of student culture
  • Knowledge of the restaurant selection in the Helsinki metropolitan area
  • Interest and experience in event production
  • Ability to work in Finnish and English
  • Marketing and communication skills as well as graphic skills are considered an advantage

The role of the project manager is of a contractual nature and is particularly well suited for a person who already has experience in event production, for example in student organizations, and has a background in suitable studies. The implementation of RaflaRumba Appro 2022 can also be beneficial for studies, for example in the form of a thesis, a project or internship.

In his role, the project manager is responsible for recruiting and leading the RaflaRumba Appro project team, forming the project and marketing plan and budget, negotiating contracts with restaurants, selecting potential performers and reviewing implementation, analysis and development proposals after the event.

The project manager reports their work to the RaflaRumba Appro steering group.

1000 € piecework pay will be paid for the position at the end of the event. In addition, the project manager has the opportunity to earn 7,5% of the event’s profit if the goals set by the steering group are met.

The application time for the position ends on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 12:00. Submit a free-form application and a resume to by the end of the application period. Interviews will be held at Haaga-Helia’s Pasila campus on Thursday 26th of August. between 5pm and 8pm. All applicants will be contacted.

Further information:
Venla Kääriä,, 044 287 7154
Katja Humalainen,
Jani Ressi,

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