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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Communications

Helsinki, FI

Trainee, Communications and IR

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday


Cargotec’s Communications and IR team is looking for a trainee to support the team in various communication and Investor relation activities. Ideally you would join us in the beginning of May, and stay until the end of August. The location for this trainee position is Helsinki.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Preparing IR and communications materials, like presentations, interim reports, releases, web and social media content 
  • Overall assistance and support for the IR and Communications team
  • Content creation for corporate communications
  • Publishing content through different internal and external communication channels


What you’ll need to succeed:


This trainee position is an interesting position for students in the field of finance or communications and we hope that the applicant is a third-year student or more. To succeed in this position, you would need to have:


  • Understanding and interest in financial figures and equity market 
  • Good content creation and writing skills, and understanding of different communication channels and platforms (e.g. social media and website)
  • Ability to work independently and dedication to move projects forward
  • Good collaboration and communication skills
  • Creative and innovative thinking
  • Fluent spoken and written Finnish and English
  • In addition, we would appreciate:
  • Proactive and outspoken approach and a positive mindset.
  • Experience in using Google tools (G Suite) 
  • Ability and skills to create short video clips and content
  • Earlier experience from finance, communications or banking is considered beneficial  

We offer you:


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and knowledge into work with diverse tasks, in a global company. You will have a chance to develop your communication and IR skills forward. You will be working in a team with experienced communications, IR and sustainability professionals but also work closely to the top management. In addition, you will be part of developing our brand as a leader in sustainable cargo flow and to gain experience from working in connection to the financial markets.

Cargotec’s Trainee community is also active throughout the summer. You will get to know other trainees through different activities and events, which have been very valued among our trainees. 

Interested to join?


For further information please contact Aki Vesikallio, Vice President - Investor Relations, by phone at 040 7291670 on 18.01.2023 between 9-11 EET.


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit until 5th of March. We are reviewing the applications continuously and will fill the position when we find a suitable candidate.


Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company's sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.