Fencing master position (foil) in Oulu, Finland

The fencing club of Oulu, Finland, is looking to hire a professional fencing master in foil fencing.

We are an enthusiastic amateur organisation and we want to offer our young fencers the opportunity to reach high level results. Your main job is to make this possible and to support the growth of our organisation.

This announcement and any news related to it can be found on our website at



  • have a fencing master diploma
  • specialise in foil fencing (expertise in epée/sabre considered a plus)
  • have fluent skills in the english (or finnish…) language
  • have good communication skills in general
  • are eager to work with fencers of all ages and levels
  • want to reach high level results with your best students
  • you are ready to commit yourself long-term
  • value a good enthusiastic atmosphere and a good support for your work

You understand the coaches’ central position in the club and the value and importance of the coach communicating actively towards both athletes, parents and volunteers.

Job description

The job of the fencing master would entail:

  • – Holding private lessons
  • Group instruction
  • Being in charge of all aspects of training for competitive fencers
  • Competition and training schedule planning for competitive fencers
  • Teaching at camps and school courses
  • Accompanying fencers to competitions

Salary consists of basic salary plus salary for lessons and camps. Specifics of compensation to be negotiated with the applicants.

The position is open and will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Exact beginning date to be negotiated with the candidate.

Fencing club of Oulu

The Oulu Fencing club, Oulun Miekkailuseura, established 2002,

  • Has 10 volunteer instructors and coaches
  • Has fencers from 6 year olds up to veterans
  • Several promising juniors interested in high-level results
  • We have our own salle, with space for six pistes, and additional space for private lessons, in the centre of Oulu
  • The salle is available 7 days a week, whole day, and is used only for fencing.

The city of Oulu

The city of Oulu is situated in the northern part of Finland and is the biggest city in the region, and the 6th largest city in Finland. Read more about Oulu at:


Oulu is well-connected with our local airport, and all locations in Europe canbe reached with 2-3 flights.


Applications to the position are to be sent via email to teemu.tokola@oulunmiekkailuseura.fi

Applications should contain

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of diplomas and certificate relevant to the position
  • References from past employers

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

The fencing club of Oulu is looking forward to your application!

With best regards,

Teemu Tokola
Oulun Miekkailuseura
Club d’escrime d’Oulu
Fencing club of Oulu

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