The Jakobstad region has a strong global export market, 50 000 inhabitants, over 6 800 companies and more than 22 000 workplaces in a diversified field of enterprises. We've got both urban and rural living and have never more than half-an-hour commuting-distances and the nature and archipelago always nearby. Quality of life in a nutshell! We are a bilingual part of Finland, where inhabitants speak both Swedish and Finnish, and thanks to our export companies a lot of other languages is spoken here, too. Here is a link to some of the companies in the Jakobstad region for exploring open vacancies or submitting open applications. On the same page you will find all open vacancies in real time from the employment agencies (RSS-feed) (also in Swedish and Finnish depending on the companies’ choices)
In the Jakobstad region we have companies from a variety of branches: food, machinery and equipment, paper, luxury yachts and everyday boating, plastic and rubber, metal, and abrasives. This also builds a diversified need for different kinds of services, IT and subcontractor services. And naturally jobs in the service sector (both private and public sector) catering for our 50 000 inhabitants. Thus, both vocational skills and higher education is needed.
From the Jakobstad region you are no more than an hour by plane to metropolises and by train you will be in Helsinki in three hours.
Concordia is a regional development company owned by five municipalities on the west-coast of Finland. Our services include talent attraction, regional development, business development and start-ups, project management and of course regional marketing and branding.