Jobs

At Polar we say ‘Every body has a story’. By helping people listen to their body and understand the story it’s telling them, we can help them improve their fitness and health goals. Joining the Polar team means you have the opportunity to help make their stories, and your story, a big success.

We are constantly looking for the most gifted individuals to join our global company. For us, it’s important that we find the right person for the right vacancy. That’s why we ensure that the candidate’s specific needs and expectations closely match the job requirements.

With interesting tasks, excellent resources, exciting benefits and a unique team spirit, it’s an ideal environment for candidates wanting to challenge themselves and develop their skills. And who knows, our next winning candidate could be you!

Please send your open applications to recruitment@polar.com

Polar as an employer

So what is Polar like as an employer? Well, we’d like to think a good one. Just look at our continuous investment in employee development. Or the fact that, to us, the well-being of each team member is of the utmost importance. It’s all part of our dedication to finding new ways in which our employees can improve their skills and be motivated in their work.

Vacancies

Customer Support Specialist for a temporary position (~7 months)

Application closing date
04/09/2015

Job description
Customer Support Specialist will help Polar users, sales subsidiaries and distributors in Polar Products and web services related questions and queries. She/he will respond to emails, phone calls and messages received via Chat and Social Media channels. The work will also include preparing support material and bulletins concerning products and web services. The Customer Support Specialist will work in close co-operation with other team members of the Global Customer Care Team.

Type of employment
Fixed term contract (~7 months)

Requirements
- Customer oriented mindset
- Ability to handle customer complaints and difficult questions with positive attitude and without getting stressed.
- Systematic and analytical problem solving skills
- Ability to communicate technical issues appropriately both with technical specialists and with customers
- Ability to communicate in various channels (e.g. phone, email, chat and social media)
- Good knowledge in computers, operating systems and web technologies
- Knowledge about heart rate training is a benefit
- Excellent written and spoken Finnish and English
- Suitable commercial or technical education

Location
The position does not include travelling and is located at Polar Electro Oy, Professorintie 5, 90440 Kempele.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Petri Tsokkinen, tel. + 358 8 5202 100 (Friday August 28, 2015 between 13.00 - 14:30 and Tuesday September 1, 2015 between 13.00 - 14:30). Please send your application to anette.haipus@polar.com by September 4, 2015.

Customer Support Specialist for a permanent position

Application closing date
13/09/2015

Job description
The Customer Support Specialist will assist Polar Business to Business customers, subsidiaries and distributors in Club Management by Polar (CMbP) and AccessLink related technical support issues. An important part of the job will be to install new club applications as well as to create support documentation and reporting of CMbP status. (S)he will also be participating in the continuous development of the CMbP product.

CMbP is a management system for private fitness clubs and public sector sports centers. AccessLink is a service where Polar business partners can get access to their end-users training data.

Type of employment
Permanent contract

Requirements
- Customer oriented mindset
- Systematic and analytical problem solving skills
- Ability to communicate technical issues appropriately both with technical specialists and with customers
- Strong experience in: SQL Databases (installation, maintenance and scripting), Linux / Unix Server maintenance, Application and HTTP Servers (Resin, Apache) and SOAP / XML integration
- Knowledge in J2EE and web technologies (HTML, JSP and XML)
- Excellent written and spoken Finnish and English
- Good written and spoken Swedish is an advantage
- Suitable technical education

Location
The position is located in Jyväskylä, Finland.

Further information
For more information please contact Mr. Jyrki Salokorpi, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100. Please send your application to anette.haipus@polar.com by September 13, 2015.

Copywriter for a temporary position (~ 11 months)

Application closing date
13/09/2015

Job description
The copywriter creates content to inform and excite the millions of people who use our products around the world. Within the marketing department they are responsible for a wide range of materials: overhauling the copy on our website, producing themes for marketing campaigns, creating clear and interesting content for our marketing material, press releases and newsletters, and other tasks where copy is required. Beyond the Marketing department they influence the words used in new products and services. They are a champion of our tone of voice, helping us to refine it and ensure that it is used more consistently right across the company.

Type of employment
Fixed term contract (~ 11 months)

Requirements
- Native-level English
- A degree in English, journalism, copywriting, public relations or a related field
- Excellent writing and editorial skills
- Experience of developing unique and new concepts
- Copywriting experience in a similar international role or organization
- Excellent proofreading to check spelling and grammar
- Knowledge and experience of SEO copywriting
- Ability to understand technical content and quickly learn new material
- A good understanding of how words affect certain audiences
- Expertise to monitor the effectiveness of campaigns
- Experience in writing clear and persuasive copy for websites, brochures, ads, and other means of advertising
- Understanding of competitors’ content creation and capability to keep abreast of market trends
- IT proficiency skills

Our ideal candidate will have:
- A passion for marketing and content creation
- Capability of creating and presenting storyboards of ideas
- Creativity to produce innovative and original ideas
- Spontaneous personality and good interpersonal skills
- Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
- Adaptability and flexible attitude
- Administrative and organizational skills
- Great attention to detail and ability to prioritize
- Personal interest in sport, new advertising trends and techniques

Location
The position does not include travelling and is located at Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Marjo Piirto, tel. +358 45 806 3233 (Friday September 4, 2015 from 14.00 to 16:00 and Wednesday September 9, 2015 from 14:00 to 16:00). Please send your application to jenni.samulin@polar.com by September 13, 2015.