WANTED: Swedish-speaking Partner Manager based in Helsinki

So yes, there’s a big job opening in a growing, international startup. We’re looking for a sales and customer service oriented, Swedish-speaking Partner Manager to take over the Swedish market and all its event venue providers. The job is based in Punavuori, Helsinki. Read more below.

Venuu = “Airbnb of event spaces”, the biggest venue booking service in Finland and Sweden with more than 3500 spaces listed. Venuu.fi / Venuu.se

Swedish-speaking Partner Manager based in Helsinki

In short:

  • The job: The best friend of our Swedish partners (venue & service providers, currently 1400 listings), you help them get the most out of Venuu. You also do sales to acquire new venue providers.
  • Requirements: Confidence. Sales and customer service attitude. Natural written word with grammar in check. Structured and well-organized approach. Humor. Big heart.
  • Language: Swedish as a native language. Preferably “Swedish swedish”, but “Finnish Swedish” with an ability to fake decent “rikssvenska” works too. Finnish language also considered a big plus, since the rest of the team speaks Finnish.
  • Start: Asap
  • Working hours: Full-time, or close to full-time
  • $$$: TBD
  • Team: 15 crazy cool & ambitious professionals. Avg. age 28.
  • Office: Punavuori, Helsinki

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Simply put, you’re the best friend to all our venue partners in Sweden
  • You take over the whole partner management function for the Swedish market – and develop our processes further
  • You support venue providers in making their Venuu profiles shine
  • You guide lost lambs back to the herd – aka. you do sales to venue providers who previously haven’t joined the service (inbound & outbound)
  • You onboard new partners and make them feel cared for
  • You lead and manage the Swedish Partner management team (e.g. interns helping you scale yourself)
  • You work in tandem with the Finnish Partner manager, the Swedish Marketing manager and with the whole Venuu team

Requirements:

  • Fast-paced work suits you – juggling a great number of things simultaneously is what your brain is built for
  • Well-organized approach to structuring your work
  • You can write. You didn’t fail grammar.
  • Grabbing the phone and dialing away comes naturally
  • Sales-oriented partner support is your thing
  • Previous relevant work experience is not a must, ambition and attitude are
  • Swedish language at a native level (spoken and written). Preferably “Swedish swedish”, but “Finnish Swedish” with an ability to fake decent “rikssvenska” works too.
  • Finnish language also considered a big plus, since the rest of the team speaks Finnish
  • You’re a team fit, and appreciate a great work culture

Especially suitable for:

  • Young professionals with 1-3 years of work experience
  • Recent graduates with a hunger to learn, grow and take responsibility
  • People with a burning interest in sales, world-class customer service, and joining a growing startup

What we offer you:

  • A full-on, extremely important role in the team
  • Big responsibility in growing the Swedish business
  • A freakishly cool office in the heart of Punavuori
  • A way into the fast-moving startup scene
  • Possibility to earn options in the company

What next?

Option 1: Apply

Send a short application titled “Application: Partner management Sweden” + CV to jaakko@venuu.fi by Sunday 27th August. Which language? We understand English, Finnish and Swedish.

If possible, don’t wait until the last day – we’re going to make decisions as soon as we find the perfect candidate.

Option 2: Ask for more info

Something you want to talk about? Do contact jaakko@venuu.fi, +358 50 347 7012.

Option 3: Share to people who might be interested

Know people to whom this might be a dream-come-true opportunity? Do share on Facebook, Whatsapp or other channels. We’re happy to reward you if we go on to hire a candidate you referred to us!

1000 x thanks!

NOTE! There’s also two other open positions in Helsinki for Swedish-speakers:
1) Marketing & customer acquisition manager »
2) Partner management & marketing trainee »


Venuu is the biggest party, meeting and event venue booking service in Finland and Sweden. Now also hustling experiences and activities for groups!

Venuu.fi / Venuu.se