• We are looking for a dedicated visionary with a passion to lead a team of four that encourages new, unexpected collaborations and supports artistic interventions and social innovation between Finland, The UK and the Republic of Ireland. The position is for a fixed term of four years beginning on 1 January 2015.

    The director is in charge of developing and implementing the Institute’s strategy. To successfully lead the Institute you need to have a deep knowledge of contemporary culture and society and to understand the power and value of international collaboration. You have an existing network of contacts within the Finnish, British and Irish fields of culture, society and research. You are an experienced leader and familiar with managing budgets and human resources. Fluency in Finnish and English is required as well as a degree in higher education.

    The position is for a fixed term of four years beginning on 1 January 2015. We offer an annual salary of 84.000 euros as well as a creative and challenging working environment in London.

    Applications should be sent in English by email by 25 August to hakemus@finnish-institute.org.uk.
 Interviews will take place in Helsinki on 15 September.

    For further information, please contact Director Susanna Pettersson, +44 7711 008 792, susanna.pettersson@finnish-institute.org.uk 7–8.8, 10am–12pm or Chairperson of the Board Juhana Aunesluoma +358 50 415 6592, juhana.aunesluoma@helsinki.fi. 12–14.8.

Friday, 1st August 2014