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 3 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, as well as a Google Material Design Award for Brand Expressiveness.
Why do we need you?
We have a highly engaged, international team of currently around 70 employees from 25 different nationalities – and we’re growing quickly. This is where you come in: to ensure our HR processes remain scalable, and new team members get on board smoothly, we need you to take the lead on our administrative tasks. We are looking for someone full-time or part-time (minimum 32h) to join our team.
As our HR Generalist you will:
Manage our onboarding processes for new team-members – including contract setup, relocation, and visa application, and the preparation of their start day – and serve as their first contact from signing the contract to their first day.
Choose and implement an HR Information System (HRIS)
Manage our fleet of freelancers
Create and maintain reliable processes for recurring administrative requests
Be the go-to person for all kind of documentation requests (employer certificates, contract changes, etc.) and assist with legal questions
Support various projects in the field of People&Org by taking over administrative tasks
To do this, we believe you should:
Have experience in HR, and be familiar with German labor law
Count time management, getting things done, and attention to detail among your biggest strengths
Be motivated by challenges, and eager to solve issues following a systematic approach and using creativity
Enjoy helping people, and working together with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Speak, read, and write German at a native level, and English fluently
Have experience working with Excel or Google Spreadsheets
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 our HR Generalist role, 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!