Jobs of the Week – work for Wooga, Wummelkiste or Wimdu

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As you might have heard, the 2012 Olympics have kicked off in London. And while the UK can enjoy all that is great and good from the sporting world, Berlin will not be outdone. We recently held our very own Hipster Olympics, with such challenging events as Skinny Jeans Tug O’ War, Tote Bag Sack Race and Horn Rimmed Glasses Throwing.

If you fancy yourself as a Startup Hipster, or Stipster, first you need a cool, new startup job – check our listings below to get limbered up for next years’ event…

Wooga is looking for a Public Relations Assistant

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About us

Based in Berlin, Wooga is one of the most popular social games developers in the world. Wooga’s free-to-play games are enjoyed by over 50 million players monthly and with colleagues from more than 30 nations, we’re truly international and proud to say that 30% of our talented team are women – an exceptionally high percentage in the tech industry. As our games are built for the world to enjoy, all internal communications are in English!

About the role

As PR Assistant you will be a core member of the PR team and directly assist our Head of PR and the team. You will manage the day-to-day activities and play a central role in coordinating our global PR work.

You will

  • Assist our Head of PR and team in planning, coordinating and executing our PR activities
  • Organize and schedule events, appointments, travels etc.
  • Run the project management for the whole team, eg coordination of our communication activities, deadlines, press releases, events and conferences
  • Manage Wooga’s Partner and Media contacts, including relationship-building and coordination
  • Maintain Wooga’s database for high-level partner and media contacts
  • Coordinate our international Service Agencies (PR, Event and Advertising Agencies)
  • Prepare interviews, presentations and press events
  • Monitoring: Research and select industry news for the PR team and Wooga executives
  • Reporting: keep track of our activities and compile sensible updates and reports

Who we are looking for

  • Successfully completed university degree, or apprenticeship with outstanding practical experience in the field
  • At least one year of experience, incl. PR and project management (additional voluntary work experiences are a big plus)
  • Good knowledge about the tech and startup scene and/or media industry (a huge plus)
  • You are fast and professional and you enjoy representing and communicating with many different people
  • Hands-on personality with high level of organization, able to follow-up and coordinate
  • First-class communications skills in English and German (written and spoken)
  • Interest in methods of agenda-setting and opinion-leading is a big plus
  • Technical and visual skills with the relevant tools (MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, Photoshop, WordPress etc.)

Why join us

  • Work at a fast growing company that makes games – what could be more fun?
  • What you write is read by millions of people around the world
  • Flat hierarchies and quick decision making processes
  • Fast-paced, truly international and dynamic environment
  • Located in Berlin – Europe’s most exciting city with low cost of living and high quality of life

If you want to join our great team please send your application to Stephan: stephan@wooga.net

Wummelkiste is looking for a Co-CEO

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We are looking for a business leader to start immediately at Wummelkiste and help the company during its growth phase

About the role

  • Performance marketing/Business intelligence
  • Finance and managerial accounting
  • Site conversion (incl. mobile & apps)
  • Internationalisation

About you

  • At least four years of professional experience in a management position
  • Well-developed analytical skills – far above average intelligence
  • Talent for leadership with excellent management skills
  • Reliable business sense and awareness of the importance of figures
  • International outlook, willing to travel, business-level English skills
  • Pro-active approach

About your experience

  • Experience of working in a start-up
  • Internet experience
  • Experience in online marketing and the internationalisation of businessmodels
  • Strong personal passion for our business model

About the offer

  • An exciting and dynamic work environment in the heart of Berlin
  • A broad and varied range of work
  • Access to an excellent network within the Internet sector
  • Appropriate salary

Please note that the job is based in Berlin and candidates must be able to start work immediately

How to apply

Please contact Astrid: career@teameurope.net

Wummelkiste is looking  for a Junior Marketing Manager (m/f)

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Wummelkiste is looking for a Junior Marketing Manager to start work in Berlin immediately

About the role

  • You are supporting the operational control of online and offline marketing: advertising, performance marketing, events, collaborations and direct marketing
  • You will develop efficient marketing channels
  • You work closely with the product management in the development of Wummelkiste
  • You are supporting the strategic positioning of the company’s brand
  • You will develop cooperation strategies
  • You will support enlarging KPI Reportings and expanding / extending CRM-Marketing
  • You will support Press and PR

About you

  • You have first professional experience in the marketing sector
  • You have skills in marketing overall – online and offline
  • You’ve completed a relevant course with excellent grades in economics, marketing or communication
  • You have great capacity for analytical and conceptional thinking
  • You are well organized and you have great communication skills
  • You are interested in education
  • You are internationally oriented and capable of fluent business English

About the offer

  • An exciting and dynamic work environment in the heart of Berlin
  • A broad and varied range of work
  • Access to an excellent network within the internet sector
  • Appropriate salary

How to apply

Please contact Astrid: career@teameurope.net

 

Wimdu is looking for  Ruby on Rails Developer (m/f)

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Slashdot reader? Do you go shopping and think OOP? Do you dream of big data? Is GitHub the first thing you think of when someone says the word “fork”?

Are you a hacker with experience in test-driven development in Ruby and RoR? Do you want to become a part of one of the most advanced startups in Europe in this area? Do you want to write code and work together with the best? If yes then we need you, so contact us today!

About us

Wimdu is an exciting, new startup company headquartered in Berlin and one of the biggest Ruby projects in Europe. We are all about tdd/bdd. Initially funded with $90 million, Wimdu has grown to host over 50,000 properties in over 100 countries since March 2011. Our main concept is to “travel like a local”. This idea is spread by an international team from more than 30 different nations working in our headquarter in Berlin or in one of our international offices.

About the role

  • You will change the face of Wimdu by independently developing and implementing new features for 50 localised top-level domains that will be visited by hundreds of thousands of users
  • You will contribute proactively to a highly agile test-driven development process with daily releases and weekly deploys
  • You will be involved when it comes to proposing, implementing and developing sophisticated back-end solutions on rails
  • You follow your own schedule and ideas to improve our platform on one day of the week independently of company priorities

About you

  • You are a zealous developer (m/f) – an educational background in the field of Information Technology or similar is preferable, but passionate career changers are also welcome. Grades don’t matter! All we care about is your personality and your code
  • You have gained hands-on experience working in one or more Rails projects
  • You are a passionate Ruby code writer with experience in an open source project, in a startup or a software firm
  • You are open, communicative and enjoy working as part of a team

About the benefits

If you seek to work within a friendly and supportive environment with many learning opportunities, then Wimdu is the right choice for you. You will become part of one of the biggest Ruby projects in Europe with highly-skilled developers while at the same time individually enhancing a global online platform coding in Ruby on Rails. That is how your work will directly impact Wimdu’s worldwide success.

We offer you international startup spirit, combined with an inspiring workplace in a stylish converted warehouse directly located in the heart of Germany´s capital and the chance to work on fascinating projects. You will benefit from an attractive compensation and many development opportunities. Our Wimdu academy, a chill out-area and many events complete our offer and enrich your days as a part of our fantastic team.

How to apply

If so, we look forward to receive your application via mail to Wolfram Grätz at jobs@wimdu.com. Please mention then reference number VV1204RoR. Are you committed to some open-source projects? Perfect! Share some github repositories with us!

Before we ask you, ask us: Send us your questions, doubts and we will get back to you. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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