Conference Assistants

Job title: Conference Assistants

Company: Aalto University

Contract type: During the event

Location: Helsinki

Application deadline: 01/03/2020

Published: 04/02/2020

CONFERENCE ASSISTANTS: 47th European Finance Association (EFA) Conference

Which conference?
The EFA conference is the most prestigious academic finance conference in Europe and one of the top academic finance conferences in the world. It is expected to bring together about 750 delegates from all over the world, of whom about 500 are finance professors. This year, the conference will be organized by the finance faculty at the Aalto University School of Business. The conference will be held between August 19 and 22 in Helsinki.

What does a conference assistant do?
We will divide conference assistants either to the delegate service team or to the technical services team depending on their expertise. The main task of the delegate service team is to provide guidance to the conference delegates. The main tasks of the technical services team are to videotape the sessions, assist the presenters and discussants with uploading their presentations, and make sure that the conference presentations run without technical problems. Members of both teams participate in building and dismantling conference related installations.

What is required?
We expect all conference assistants to be service-minded and fluent in English. Conference assistants belonging to the technical services team are additionally expected to be proficient in handling technical equipment and addressing potential software or hardware problems. We expect conference assistants to participate in a training session on August 18 and be available at least on two days during the conference.

How can I apply?
Send your CV and an approximately two-minute video to Aalto Distinguished Professor Matti Keloharju, email matti.keloharju@aalto.fi. Tell us in the video in English who you are and why you are interested in the work. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.

EFA conference assistant