Polar Bear Pitching
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By volunteering you will

    • Enhance new skills and knowledge in international environment
    • Get deeper understanding of the global startup scene
    • Learn the art of organizing events
    • Gain experience of international teamwork
    • Grow your professional network
    • Earn 5 credits if you are student at University of Oulu or Oulu University of Applied Sciences


Apply as a volunteer

More info about our volunteer tasks below.

Learn about options for volunteering and

become part of Polar Bear Pitching family

Volunteer Team leader

  • Support other PBP volunteers and work closely with the rest of the PBP organizers team
  • Take part in weekly meetings of PBP organizers team
  • Lead and manage your team, communicate and coordinate with other team leaders


  • Acquire sponsors and partners for PBP
  • Support the sales process and plan the sales strategy for B2C and B2B ticket selling
  • Join the meetings with potential partners and sponsors
  • Rainmakers of PBP need to be able to communicate in Finnish 

Social Media Wizard

  • Plan, create and schedule interesting content related to startups, funding, Oulu and Finland in social media
  • Take care of day to day activities in different channels: FB, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Engage and retain the audience of Polar Bear Pitching in the social media channels
  • Keep track, monitor and report effectiveness of marketing communications to PBP organizers team

Graphic Designer

  • Create graphics for PBP 2019 for our social media channels, website and physical marketing materials
  • Support in designing graphics with our partner organization
  • Design awesome graphical material to be sent to our live stream hubs all over the world
  • Maintain the brand image and guidelines of Polar Bear Pitching brand

Story Writer

  • Create engaging content and stories for the website, blog, newsletter, press releases and social media in English
  • Interview Polar Bear Pitching stakeholders and interesting people for the blog and social media posts
  • Review and supervise written texts created by the other marketing team members

Polar Bear Pitch event building crew

  • Learn the art of organizing events
  • Coordinate with other volunteers and Polar Bear Pitching organizers
  • Arrange venues and logistics for the events
  • Plan and conduct an awesome pre- and after-party

Key account manager

  • Take care of and help either startups, investors or media with customer service attitude
  • Respond to questions and communicate with stakeholders before the actual event
  • Represent Oulu and make the event and the city welcoming and interesting for the ones visiting
  • You will focus on the event for the visitor’s point of view and make it memorable experience
  • Act as the local guide