Jobs of the week – work for Kreditech, Epic Companies, GetYourGuide, Westwing


It’s summer solstice – the longest day of the year! – but before you get too get excited about partying until the wee hours, make sure you get the serious stuff done first. To ease the job hunt, we’ve rounded up of the hottest startup jobs in Europe. And if you’re thinking of shifting into a more tech-related career (say, a programmer) don’t forget to take a peek at our 10 awesome, affordable ways to learn new tech skills

Kreditech is looking for a Head of HR

Kreditech Holding SSL GmbH

Are you passionate about getting to know new people and their different backgrounds? Do you have experience in hiring mid- and upper-level management on an international level? Are you fed up with the “boring” recruiting-only tasks in a normal HR department where others make the final decisions?

About us

Want to join one of the hottest German startups and drive our success with the most talented people available on the job market?

Then this is the chance you have been waiting for – join our team now! We are one of the hottest German startups with a unique combination of experienced investors. We have a cool young team, a vibrant company culture and a luxurious office in HafenCity.

We are looking for a talented Head of Human Resources to fill one of our key positions – responsible for the basis of our success: talented people and the right team. We aren’t focused on formal education – we are looking for skilled, versatile, friendly and passionate people!

About the offer

  • Be the heartbeat of an international team (12 different nationalities) and be responsible for recruiting, management of team, company morale etc
  • Manage the growth of our most important asset – the team
  • Shape the culture of what will be a big international company in the next couple of years
  • Grow with the company – we are currently hiring two people per week and experience the hottest phase of a startup: strong growth, proven product, profitable but not yet a boring corporation
  • Work in one of the coolest German startup offices in Hamburg— downtown in HafenCity
  • Learn a lot! We have many options and ideas for new projects that will challenge your abilities

About you

  • You have successfully completed your studies in economics, management, psychology or equivalent – ideally with a major in HR/employer branding
  • You have worked in a leading position of a HR department – an asset if you have previously worked in HR at a startup
  • You are able to remain calm, keep the big picture in mind, navigate confidently on an international stage and speak English and German fluently
  • You know recruiting processes (and challenges) by heart
  • You are proficient in talent management and feedback processes
  • You are open-minded, cheerful and sensitive to others’ needs, love to work with others and bring along a high service-level orientation
  • You adapt easily and don’t have a problem with changing targets as well as dealing with a high volume of applicants and profiles
  • You are confident and know how to “sell” your company and ideas to talented candidates
  • You have strong communication skills and are able push your your ideas to implementation
  • You are excellent in working with MS Office; ideally you have already worked with WordPress and another CMS

About your role

  • You will be responsible for creating the right recruiting strategy (partly together with our top management team, partly on your own) and follow it accordingly
  • Together with your team, you will be responsible for the whole recruiting cycle – starting with the creation of profiles, conducting interviews (Skype, phone, personal), checking the qualification of candidates as well as the deciding on the final hire and onboarding
  • You will work closely together with all the different stakeholders within Kreditech, including business development, management and online marketing in order to identify and specify needs as well as target new hires
  • You will be the heart and soul of Kreditech and the one taking care of all employees’ matters, including the organisation of 360° feedback talks and talent management
  • You will be doing salary slips and payroll, working with our external tax agency, and developing bonus-systems and incentive programs, such as team events, apartments, travel, etc
  • You will continuously watch our payroll and be responsible for working with our budget but on the same side getting the best results with the hires you take, as efficient hires are key in a startup

Interested? Please get in touch with us! All applicants should have a valid work visa for the EU. To apply, just follow this link:

EPIC Companies is looking for a CRM Manager

EPIC Companies is the new accelerator and incubator of ProSiebenSat.1, based in Berlin. For our young and dynamic team we are looking for support in the area of Online Marketing for one of our new online shops.

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EPIC Companies is an innovative online company builder, based in Berlin. Together with our partner ProSiebenSat.1 we aim to identify and realise online business concepts with strong value creation models. We help great entrepreneurs to succeed and partner with online leaders to conquer new markets. Our target is to start at least five exciting new companies each year.

What sets us apart? EPIC Companies will build on a unique combination of resources from the start: substantial seed financing, unparalleled customer reach via TV advertisement and brand-building capabilities through our partner ProSiebenSat.1 and extensive entrepreneurial expertise. Our leadership team has a unique track record. We build on functional know-how, deep industry knowledge and rigorous execution.

About the offer

We love to work with ambitious people in an enjoyable work environment. We always thrive to learn something new. Every day is an opportunity to step it up, take on more responsibility and develop your skill-set further.

About you

  • A successfully completed university degree
  • 2-3 years of working experience in the field of eCommerce and online marketing, especially in the area of CRM is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills as well as high quality awareness
  • Knowledge of HTML and email marketing trends
  • Design experience with Photoshop is a plus
  • Fluent in German and English is a must

About the role

  • Setting up, testing, and deploying clients’ email marketing campaigns using web-based applications
  • Analysis of customer data concerning the optimisation of customer relations, acquisition of new customers and retention of existing customers
  • Analysis of research data from different sources in order to get a better understanding of customer behaviour
  • Segmentation of existing customers plus derivation of recommendations, including CRM-related measures

We are looking for great people that are ready for a challenge – people who are excited, passionate, light-hearted and who have a strong sense of integrity. There are always new ways of looking at things and areas of improvement. Furthermore, you should have a can-do attitude and should not be afraid of taking risks and making your own decisions.

Interested? Feel free to contact us for further information or send your application directly to

GetYourGuide wants a Head of PR

GetYourGuide Deutschland GmbH

Motivated. Inspired. Innovative. Curious. History’s greatest explorers and GetYourGuiders have a lot in common – a taste for adventure included.

About us

GetYourGuide offers the world’s biggest selection of activities – from skip-the-line entry to the Eiffel Tower to cooking classes in Marrakech. Our international team is already hard at work at our offices in Zurich, Berlin, and Las Vegas. Now, all that’s missing is you!

With ownership from the get-go and plenty of room to grow, you’ll get to make big contributions alongside smart, inspired people.

About the offer

  • Highly motivated team in a high-growth environment
  • Large responsibilities from day one and flat hierarchies
  • Opportunity to lead all PR activities of GetYourGuide
  • Pizza Fridays with beer from 6pm and other startup perks

About you

  • At least 3 years of work experience in a media and communication-related profession
  • German on a native level and English on a near-native speaker level
  • Outgoing and open personality
  • Extensive experience writing press releases
  • Passion for travel and internet-related publishing
  • Excellent communication skills to explain and implement your decisions
  • College degree or equivalent experience

About the role

  • Responsible for the company’s PR activities (product and corporate communications)
  • Overseeing and coordinating network of PR agencies in Germany, the UK, and the US
  • Developing and implementing the company’s media strategies
  • Dealing with enquiries from the public, the press, and related organisations
  • Organising the company’s presence at events (trade shows, conferences, etc)
  • Role reports directly to the CEO

Please send us your CV and a letter of motivation and include short answers to the following questions:

  • Why would you like to work at GetYourGuide and not somewhere else?
  • Please write a fictional press release for GetYourGuide announcing a major change to the company. Provide versions in English and German, and be creative!

We’re a fun, thriving startup with a great work environment and plenty of growth in our future. If we’ve piqued your interest, drop us an email with your resume and motivation letter and we’ll talk.

Apply now: Ready to help us chart some new territory? Then send your application to: with the subject “Head of Public Relations (m/f)”.

Westwing is looking for a Web Producer

Westwing Home & Living

About us

Westwing is a high-growth eCommerce business backed by well-known investors with over $80m in funding and growing rapidly. We are one of the leading home and 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 are looking for a Web Producer.

About the offer

You will work with two internationally oriented, young and highly motivated teams to build and launch new web properties to create an amazing experience for our customers.

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.

About you

  • Work experience gained in the advertising, agency or IT industries
  • Excellence at hand-coding HTML plus knowledge of CSS, gif and flash production
  • Extended knowledge about the interplay of email codes and display in different clients
  • A natural interest in layout, typography and a pixel-level attention to detail
  • Affinity for high-class interior
  • The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

About the role

  • Produce different formats (flashs and gifs) of banner images including language adaptions for our ten countries
  • Adapt and transfer concepts of banners to different sizes
  • Create email templates with HTML and CSS based on detailed specifications
  • Show ability to convert ideas into user friendly and compliant emails
  • Test and optimise emails for deliverability and user experience across all major email clients in the ten Westwing countries
  • Location: Munich

Please forward your application documents (covering letter, CV, certificates) indicating your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date to

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