The Department of Design at Aalto University School of Art and Design is looking for a communications and media virtuoso.

The media virtuoso will work in project 365 Wellbeing that belongs to Aalto University’s World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 project portfolio.  His/her responsibilities include documenting the students’ and researchers’ work in the project, help them to document their own work and publish the material in audio visual and textual format.

The main publication channels will be different Internet forums, however, supplemented by print media and others. The media virtuoso will collaborate with student teams, 365 Wellbeing project team, project partners, Aalto University WDC team and Aalto and  Helsinki WDC 2012 communications teams. 

Media virtuoso should

–          Have experience and competence in documenting events

–          Have ability to coordinate public image of a multi-faceted project

–          Have experience in interactive online publication

–          Have technical knowledge of the online platforms

–          Have tolerance, flexibility and experience with hectic project work

–          Have good communications skills in English, preferable in Finnish too

–          Have own initiative and ability to generate creative communication solutions

The post is a fixed term contract starting 1.1.2012 and ending 20.12.2012

The salary will be defined according to Aalto university salary policies. Part time contract can be considered. 

Applications including a motivation letter and CV shall be submitted to rekry-taik(@aalto.fi) as pdf files no later than 15th December 2011.

Additional information from professor Turkka Keinonen (@aalto.fi).

The Department of design is an internationally acknowledged design education and research unit. The department has a team of 40 researchers and about 700 students most of which study on post graduate level. Its research foci are human centered design, cultural design research and sustainable design.

365 Wellbeing will highlight new approaches in design, such as service design and the opportunities it provides for municipal decision-makers, the general public and students. It will shape wellbeing in 12 projects that will be implemented in multicultural groups spanning different scientific fields.