We are currently looking for internationally minded and creative students who are interested in joining the leadership team of ESN Oulu for 2018. We appreciate previous experience from ESN or other student organisations. Never heard of us? No problem. There is a large group of active members and alumnis who will help you learn about the world of ESN :) Reading the rest of this website is also a great place to start. 

ESN Oulu is a local section of ESN Finland and ESN International. ESN Oulu organizes different activities to both international and domestic students. The aim is to make the international students more integrated into the local student community and provide them with pleasant experiences on everything Oulu and Finland has to offer. We are now looking for people for all the board positions. The main tasks are explained below. When you get interested in any of the positions or in becoming active in ESN in some way, get in touch with us! 

Send your letter of interest and CV to info@esnoulu.org. Application deadline December 1st.

ESN actives are:
- internationally minded and very mobile
- active and dynamic
- open-minded
- multilingual and communicative
- young leaders 

Selection

The new board will be appointed at the Fall General Meeting on Monday December 4th, 18:00 in Guild Room HK217 (University of Oulu, Linnanmaa campus). Applicants and anyone interested in ESN Oulu are invited to come join the meeting. Here below you can find some information about the open positions.

Available positions

You can apply for any of the following OR just send an open application :)

- President
- Vice president
- Secretary
- Treasurer
- Social media coordinator
- IT manager
- Event coordinator 
- Local representative
- Project manager

 

President  

What you do: - Chairs the meetings - Overseeing and supporting the board - Represents in partner organisations meetings - Strategic lead: compiling the action plan & delegating tasks - Committing to organise 2 events / semester 

What you learn/get: - Plenty of experience in meeting culture - Experience in leading an international team - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Have a great time!

 

Vice president

What you do: - Supporting the president, sharing the tasks and taking charge when President is not available - Committing to organise 2 events / semester 

What you learn/get: - Plenty of experience in meeting culture - Experience in leading an international team - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Have a great time! 

 

Secretary

What you do: - Documenting & archiving (meeting minutes, agenda preparation, other relevant bureucracy) - Committing to organise 2 events / semester - Memberlist managing - Compiling the action report - Coordinating ESN Oulu newsletter

What you learn/get: - Learn about the meeting culture and vocabulary - Learn about association law & protocol - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden... - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Of course, have a great time!

  

Treasurer

What you do: - Banking & invoicing - Grant applications & reimbursements coordination - Committing to organise 2 events / semester - Financial statement & annual budget preparation - Online sales (Holvi) account maintainance - very good for someone studying accounting/finance

What you learn/get: - How the bookkeeping of a registrated organization works - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Of course, have a great time!

  

Social media coordinator

What you do: - Manage our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - Creating content - Answering questions on FB (ESN profile&page) - Creating FB events and promoting them - Posting relevant stuff with ESN profiles - Committing to organise 2 events / semester - Very good for someone studying communications

What you learn/get: - You learn marketing skills - Learn how to admin social media platforms - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Of course, have a great time!

 

IT manager

What you do: - Domain and email maintenance (esnoulu.org) - Web page maintenance - Preparing forms for online registrations - Committing to organise 2 events / semester - Managing Google Drive, mailing list, Wiki page, ESNcard discount database - Very good for someone studying IT

What you learn/get: - How to manage web-based solutions - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Of course, have a great time!

 

Event coordinator

What you do: - Manage the Responsible Party -project - Coordinating volunteers for our biggest events: SitSit, Laskiainen sledge race, ESN-NISO Afternoon, Ski Trip, City Rally - Upkeeping event calendar - Communicating with event responsible persons (Event Coordinator does not organise all events alone, but coordinates the volunteers and the big picture) - Booking venues

What you learn/get: - Learn event planning and coordinating - Lots of experience of working with an international team - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Of course, have a great time!

 

Local Representative - Previous knowledge of ESN necessary

What you do: - Coordinate ESN Finland overalls order (ESN Finland takes care of selling ads for overalls) - Coordinate Pirates of the Baltic Sea cruise on local leve(ESN Finland event) - Keep ESN Oulu board up to date with international and national network news - Representing (Cooperation & partnerships) - Committing to organise 2 events / semester - Communicating with travel agency partner Timetravels 

What you get: - Experience in representing and international networking - Learn the overall structure of an international organisation - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Of course, have a great time!

 

Project Manager

What you do: - Taking care of ESN networks projects on local level - SocialErasmus (read more http://socialerasmus.esn.org/ ) - Other ESN projects according to your interests and wishes - Recruiting volunteers for project events - Very good for anyone studying education or health/nursing

What you get: - Experience in project management, team leadership, planning - Join our trips to Lapland, Russia, Norway, Sweden - Join our annual training & networking events around Europe - Meet plenty of people through ESN - Of course, have a great time!