Office Manager (m/f) at Blinkist

This ad goes out to all those who want to find a purpose in what they’re doing and take accountability for their work.

At Blinkist, we’ve created a meaningful product that is growing fast. Our blinks – key insights from the world’s best nonfiction – help more than 2 million people around the globe to keep learning new, exciting things each and every day.

In 2017, our app received the World Summit Award, granted by the United Nations, in the Learning & Education category.

Why do we need you?

We are looking for a great person to join our growing team as an office manager. We are looking for an organized, ambitious, and motivated new team member. You will be the go to person for all office related tasks including making the office a nice and cosy place to be. You will have autonomy in your role and be able to make a genuine impact on the office life of the team.

As our Office Manager you will:

  • Arrange and set up everything needed for a great office space and environment

  • Be our service provider liaison, coordinating deliveries and services with external partners

  • Work closely with finance and HR to ensure smooth operations for new and existing employees

  • Organise and track internal team events, activities, and budgets

  • Provide surprises that delight people

To do this, we believe you should have:

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Crazy good organizational, planning and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail

  • A desire to make your mark on the role and to make it special

  • Some practical experience with printers, scanners, etc, troubleshooting small technical issues as a first line of defense

  • Excellent English (our company language)

  • The ability to speak German at a conversational level would be useful for the job, however it is not necessarily a deal breaker

What’s in it for you?

At Blinkist, we offer a fantastic workplace in the heart of Berlin-Neukölln including all the benefits you’d expect – from a personalized perk system to free drinks, fresh fruit, and furious foosball fights, plus the nicest, smartest bunch of coworkers. Add a competitive salary, flexible working hours, and a meaningful product on the rise, and you have a first impression of why Blinkist is a great place to work.

We got rid of classical management hierarchies and, instead, distributed authority among all colleagues. We foster a unique company culture championing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication and mutual support. Not only do we want you to grow into the role of Office Manager, but we want this role to grow with you.

If we’ve captured your interest and you want to be part of a rapidly-growing, popular and valuable product, apply now and let us know why you’re the perfect fit for the job!