Jobs of the week – work for Jimdo, AppStats, GetYourGuide, TestObject

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Christmas is nearly upon us, and while you take some time out to eat, drink and be merry, there’s also time to reflect on what you want for 2013. If you wish for a sparlking new job under your tree this year, then now’s the time to start hunting. Check out our selection of the hottest startup jobs of the week.

And a special Merry Christmas message from the VentureVillage team…


Jimdo is looking for a Country Manager UK and Ireland

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Jimdo empowers people to create their own websites without technical skills or coding knowledge. Jimdo’s strengths are great usability (we have passionate users pushing 70), great visual flexibility (it’s very easy to integrate your own design), and high-quality integration of photos, videos, and text. Over six million users around the world are already building their websites with Jimdo, and we’re continuing to grow exponentially.

Jimdo is already huge on the continent, but there’s lots of room to grow in the UK and Ireland. That’s why we’re looking for a Country Manager to help us expand!

 This position is full-time and based at headquarters in Hamburg

About the role
We’re looking for you to help us gain traction in the UK and take charge of:

  • Conducting market research and competitor analysis
  • Tracking sales and visitor trends and using this data to extrapolate market strategies
  • Developing relationships and communicating with journalists
  • Making connections for potential partnership/collaboration opportunities
  • Organising events and meet-ups in the UK and Ireland and representing Jimdo
  • Writing blog posts and newsletters and evaluating their success

About you

  • You have a good understanding of how the online business works and interest in what makes online companies tick
  • You are a good writer in English and can communicate your ideas clearly and convincingly
  • You’re a UK or Irish native and know the market inside and out
  • You are able to manage your tasks independently and bring in new ideas
  • You speak German or are willing to learn
  • Bonus points for experience in business development, public relations and online marketing

About the offer
Quite possibly, working at Jimdo could be the best job you’ll ever have. We believe that the best employees are happy ones, and try hard to make our working environment great. We want everyone who joins the English team to visit the US office in San Francisco once a year. You could combine this with a West Coast holiday ;-)

Sound good? Drop us a line and let us know who you are and why we should talk to you. If you have an online portfolio or two, don’t forget to include them.

AppStats is looking for a PR & Copywriting Intern

Observer Network

About us
AppStats is a technology startup specialised in creating transparency in Facebook and mobile application markets by delivering detailed app and game analytics to leading developers, analysts, investors, and advertisers in the social and mobile spheres.

About the role

  • Planning, developing and implementing PR strategies
  • Writing reports on media coverage data
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases
  • Writing articles focusing on Social Media and Facebook Apps
  • Building relationships with the media
  • Maintaining and updating information on the organisation’s website
  • Overseeing content production (adverts, social media and online PR stunts)
  • Bringing in new business opportunities
  • Managing client relationships
  • Overseeing social media PR strategies

About you

  • You love to write and are incredibly good at it
  • You’re a native English speaker OR a native German speaker who is fluent in English, both orally and in writing. Proficiency in an additional language will be an advantage
  • You’ve had first experiences in either PR, Social Media, copywriting and/or marketing
  • You’re a great networker and ideally already have connections with relevant contacts (ie tech sites, bloggers etc.)

About the offer

  • To create an excellent network
  • The opportunity to take part in the development of a global organisation at an early stage
  • An exciting full-time internship (3/6 months) in a beautiful office in Berlin Kreuzberg
  • An enthusiastic, fun, and international team with flat hierarchies
  • A working environment in which your contribution will make the difference

Interested? Send your CV over to

GetYourGuide needs a Business Development Position in Berlin


About us, an online booking website for tours and activities, is one of the fastest growing startups in travel. From bus sightseeing in London to shark diving in Cape Town, our goal is nothing short of making every tour and activity in the world easily bookable for travelers everywhere. Our official partners include TripAdvisor, Opodo, STA Travel, and many more.

We are looking for passionate new employees to join our international team in Berlin. If you want to take a front seat in shaping the trajectory of a young company, GetYourGuide is the place for you.

About the role

  • Support and advisory service for affiliates of the travel agencies- and hotel network
  • Acquisition of new partners
  • Market and competition analysis
  • Concept development for new partnerships
  • Cold calling of new potential partners
  • Attending trade fairs
  • Creating presentations

 About you

  • Business-level English and German, an additional European language is also desirable (eg French)
  • Technical understanding of (online) business models
  • Ideally experience in the travel industry, eg hotel purchasing
  • An open personality, who isn’t afraid to ask for the right person on the phone
  • Well structured systematic and independent method of working

About the offer 

  • International team and flat hierarchies
  • You will learn to implement a new business model into a well established market
  • Pizza Fridays with beer from 6pm and other startup perks

How to apply

Please send us your CV as well as a letter of motivation to with the subject line “Business Development“ and answers to the following:

1. Why do you want to work at GetYourGuide and not somewhere else?

2. In a few sentences, describe how a possible partnership between GetYoutGuide and a hotel chain could function.

We’re a casual, fun, and thriving eCommerce company with a great work environment and a huge prospect for growth ahead of us. If we’ve piqued your interest, drop us an email with your resume and a cover letter and we’ll talk. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

TestObject wants a Junior Java Developer

TestObject GmbH

Love a challenge? Try us!

Are you a recent graduate in computer science or a related field? Or do you have work experience under your belt and would like to tackle a new challenge in a different environment? This is your chance!

For the European market roll-out, we’re looking for a creative Junior Developer to join our growing team while learning the ins and outs of a small product company.

About us

We are a young, innovative, lean startup in Berlin supporting app developers, project managers and testers to automate and ease their QA efforts. We take the load off their shoulders so that they can focus on their app.

TestObject makes sure that your mobile apps run like a charm. Put simply, the TestObject product aims to massively simplify and speed up the user-interface testing by combining cloud computing technology with machine learning methods.

About the role

  • Contribute to all aspects of a state-of-the-art product
  • Take over responsibility and adapt to new challenges
  • The chance to get intensive mentoring and quickly advance

About you

  • Highly motivated, friendly and enthusiastic about learning new technologies
  • Must have good communication skills
  • BA / BSc in computer science, business informatics or related fields
  • Knowledge of Java or other modern OOP languages (eg C#, Scala, Pyhton)
  • Optionally; know-how in JavaScript / HTML5 development

About the offer

  • Exciting and challenging projects in a highly dynamic environment
  • Cooperate with a small, experienced, friendly, agile team of developers
  • Workplace characterised by low hierarchy and open communication style

Would you like to joins us? Feel free to drop us a line:

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