Jobs of the Week: Work for 6 Minutes, StartupBootCamp, Vertical Media, Software & Support Media Group & Westwing
Charmaine Li15 March 2013
It’s that time of the week again. Job-hunting in Berlin just got easier with our exciting run-down of careers. Whether you’re a multi-tasking pro, a budding blogger, a WordPress whiz or a business big shot, technology is most certainly your friend not foe (in the video below):
6 Minutes Media is looking for a Product Manager
We are a young but well-established startup incubator focused on eCommerce. Our web and mobile-based projects belong to the biggest and fastest growing ventures in Germany – but that’s not enough! We want to improve our work, expand and create new exciting things! Our flagship product is mydealz.de, the leading deals and bargains portal in Germany.
Are you passionate about the web, usability and online communities? Then we need YOU! Help us make our products better.
You would meet with the founders and product owners to discuss new features, document their requirements and work with our designers to create the needed wireframes. Afterwards, you will turn them into user stories and describe its functionality.
Together with the designers, you’ll work on improving the overall usability of our products and work closely with the coders during each development phase. You’ll devise and monitor multivariate and split tests, perform market research and optimise user engagement. Monitoring our product and feature performance metrics is another basic part of the job.
About the benefits
Any tech equipment/gadgets you want
Flexible working hours
Awesome team of passionate people to work with
Great office on Torstraße, Mitte – in the heart of the Berlin startup scene
Monthly “Hack” days for learning new technologies and skills
We also offer a very competitive compensation package, as well as relocation assistance (if required)
3+ years experience with product management or product design on the web
Strong understanding of web architecture and web technologies
Experience with UI design
Experience with social networking platforms
Experience creating user stories
Good understanding of SEO best practices
Experience with analytical tools like Piwik or Google Analytics
We’re hiring a project manager to work on a 5-6 month project to organise, promote and run a startup event for the European Commission.
This involves working with the Founder’s Forum, by far the most exclusive event in Europe (last year’s attendees included Tim Berners-Lee, Niklas Zennström, Chad Hurley and… Peter Gabriel, Prince Andrew, etc.).
About the role
social media & buzz to encourage startups to apply (300+ last year)
website & content
relationship with EU Commission
recruitment of top sponsors
budget and cost
tons of logistics & admin
Strong project management – super organised and efficient
Diplomacy & influencing skills – it’s not always easy to work with the EU
Super pro appearance & communications skills – we work with some very high level people
Selling skills – motivating sponsors to support the event is key
The project is officially run by our Copenhagen based non-profit Startupboot Association and is based in Berlin. We will pay a market competitive salary.
No CVs please, just point to your LinkedIn profile and social media presence and explain succinctly what you’ve done in the past as evidence that you can deliver on this project.
Vertical Media is looking for an Intern Blog-Project
Do you love writing stories? Do you love technical innovations? Do you want to work in a friendly atmosphere with lots of opportunities for development? Do you want to be part of the IT and startup hotspot of Berlin?
Then, come and join us!
Vertical Media is an online publishing house based in Berlin. We specialise in the German and European startup and web scene. Among our diverse product portfolio are online magazines Gründerszene and VentureVillage, as well as networking event Spätschicht and the Heureka! conference.
About the role
Your main responsibility will be writing and managing a blog. The blog will be written in English. Besides writing articles about the newest developments regarding technology, people and companies, you’ll be communicating with the web community via the blog and social media channels. To popularise the blog, you will work together with other units such as our editorial teams and business development team.
A talented writer
Experience in writing blog posts
An affinity with technical and digital topics
A native English speaker
Very good PC knowledge (MS Office; CMS, e.g. WordPress, Contao)
Proactive and hands-on mentality
About the offer
We offer an open and friendly working atmosphere where your ideas count and where you can count on the support of the whole team. You’ll have the opportunity to quickly grow your reporting skill-set and be part of the hottest European IT and startup scene.
How to apply
Please send your application including cover letter, CV and credentials to Ms. Chan-Mi Strüber via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, please refer to our website: www.vmpublishing.com.
Software & Support Media needs a WordPress Developer (m/f)
The Software & Support Media Group is among the most important German media companies for the information technology industry due to its comprehensive portfolio of print media (magazines, books), conferences, seminars as well as one of the biggest online networks for the German speaking market. Among its renowned partners are companies such as Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, Nokia, Adobe, Intel, Accenture and others. The internationally active company has offices in Frankfurt, Berlin, Potsdam, London and San Francisco.
For our Berlin office we’re offering the following freelance position: WordPress Developer
About the role
Design, maintain and build plugin integration for existing WordPress blog and website
Develop and build new wordpress websites
Develop and manage mobile websites
Ability to test, debug, deploy applications in development and production class environments
Prioritise bugs and troubleshoot issues with hosting provider
About the offer
A diversified and exciting job on a freelance basis
Intensive job training and personal development opportunities
Very good working atmosphere with a target-oriented and highly motivated team
A modern work space in a new office building
The opportunity to work in an international environment
Flat hierarchy and direct communication
Interested? Please send your application together with your CV, availability and desired salary to Frank Stepan at email@example.com.
Business Development Manager Operations & Supply Chain
Westwing is a high-growth eCommerce business backed by well-known investors with over $80 million in funding. Growing rapidly, we are one of the leading Home & Living verticals in Europe – on a mission to provide our millions of members with stylish furniture and homewares from well-known brands they love.
To pursue our ambitious expansion strategy, we’re looking to further strengthen our team with a Business Development Manager Operations & Supply Chain based in Berlin. As Business Development Manager you’ll be part of a team of high-powered professionals responsible for Westwing’s operations, supply chain and logistics across Europe. This will involve both working on key projects to set up and improve our supply chain performance as well as hands-on management of operations/logistics processes that are mission-critical to the success of Westwing. You will work across departments, work directly with the executive leadership team and be responsible for design and implementation of high-impact solutions.
Joining Westwing now is a great opportunity: We are a well-financed company with tremendous growth potential in our market and plenty of room for personal growth, professional development and high impact.
Have some years of experience from a top consulting firm or blue chip supply chain function
Be analytically strong, yet “hands-on” with a focus on fast and flawless execution
Speak English and German fluently, international work experience is a plus
Be passionate about joining a fast-growing startup and “making it happen”
About the offer
A high-impact role with decision-making responsibility in an international company, with a path towards becoming a category leader in eCommerce
An opportunity to work with a high-calibre leadership group and a steep personal development path, while building a long-term successful company
An attractive compensation package
Please forward in absolute confidence, a full curriculum vitae and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Location: Berlin area.
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