Head Of Workplace

Contentful Berlin , NH 03570

Posted 11 months ago

ABOUT US

Contentful provides content infrastructure for digital teams to power websites, apps, and devices. Unlike a CMS, Contentful was built to integrate with the modern software stack. It offers a central hub for structured content, powerful management and delivery APIs, and a customizable web app that enables developers and content creators to ship their products faster. Companies including Spotify, Red Bull, WeWork, Lyft, and Urban Outfitters rely on Contentful to manage content as part of their modern web stack.

Contentful is growing rapidly, backed by $80 million in funding from VC firms including Benchmark and General Catalyst, and strategic investors including Sapphire Ventures (SAP) and Salesforce Ventures.

We're a fun team of more than 200 people from 44 nations, with offices in Berlin and San Francisco. Join us!

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our office is a vibrant place filled with ambitious individuals interested in the tech and start-up scene and we constantly aim at providing them with an exceptional workplace experience.

As our Head of Workplace you will be responsible for our overall workplace strategy and the smooth running of day-to-day operations both in Berlin and San Francisco. You will be the leader of a small team as well as the main coordinator for several external parties such as architects, real estate agents or service providers. Furthermore, some exciting projects await as you will drive and shape the future of Contentful's workplace! We have just signed a long-term office space that we will move into by end of 2020 and plan an all-company offsite for outside of Berlin; so plenty of time to join forces with architects, designers and project managers and create a brand-new collaborative work culture. This role is based in Berlin and is a full-time role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conceptualize, create and maintain an inspiring and well-equipped workplace that motivates our staff to go the extra mile. People are our main asset and we want them to know and feel they have everything they need to do fantastic work!

  • Manage and develop our workplace teams in Berlin and San Francisco

  • Coordinate and act as the main point of contact for landlords, contractors, service providers and suppliers

  • Be responsible for large projects and budgets, such as our new office build-outs and our global office development strategy (we plan to open new locations over the coming years)

  • Work closely with other teams on shared projects such as organizing our annual company offsite, facilitating team moves, or revamping internal processes and communication

YOUR PROFILE

  • You have a background in project management or hospitality and are passionate about diving into the management of a service-related function

  • You enjoy multi-tasking and have successfully managed a distributed team in the past

  • You are outgoing, helpful and embrace the value of teamwork

  • You are a strong communicator, experienced leader and are not afraid to be hands-on when help in other areas is needed

  • You are fluent in English (English is our main company language) and have good working knowledge in German

BENEFITS

  • Join an innovative tech company as we help drive the evolution of digital experiences to become ever-more ubiquitous and interactive. Be a part of helping companies build modern architectures for mission-critical applications

  • Build out the distributed office strategy, space and processes for one of the fastest growing European SaaS companies

  • Sharpen your PlayStation, ping pong, and kicker/fuball skills during breaks in the day

  • As much artisan coffee as you can handle

  • Brush up your language skills! Our team speaks more than 20 languages

  • Take a break and pat a pup, we are a dog-friendly office

  • Plus, Contentful socks, oh yeah!

"Variety is the spice of life" and a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer: all qualified applicants are considered for positions regardless of race, ethnic origin, gender, age, religion or belief, marital status, gender identification, sexual orientation, or disability. We look forward to your application!


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