January 14, 2018
The following 0.5 vacancy is available at the weißensee kunsthochschule berlin as of 01.01.2018, initially for a limited period of two years:
project coordination and start-up consulting in design
Remuneration grade 13 TV-L Universities of Berlin –
The DesignFarmBerlin / Design-in-Tech Accelerator is an initiative of the weißensee kunsthochschule berlin, funded by the European Social Fund and the Senate Administration for Economy, Energy and Business.
Field of work: consulting and support for the Designfarm funded innovative start-ups, especially with regard to design and design-in-tech issues including business models and marketing strategies. Further development of the DesignFarmBerlin strategy for our innovative start-ups as well as promoting the DesignFarmBerlin within the international design scene. Establishing cooperative relationships and networks in the interests our start-ups with the special focus on creative industries. Fostering the acquisition of competence on the part of the Designfarm fellows.
The Weissensee school of art and design berlin stands for diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities and that is why we invite people who are willing to actively support these values to apply. Applications of persons with special needs and the same qualifications will be considered first (please attach a corresponding certificate).
Requirements: Applicants must have a degree in Design or Creative Entrepreneurship or a relevant three-year professional experience. Experience in the field of design-in-tech ideally also abroad is desirable. Strong networking and communication skills are expected, especially in social media, as well as excellent ability to cooperate and work in a team. Understanding of the special interests of an art school and business start-ups at the interface between design and technology is required, as well as and the ability to work conceptually with fellows and mentors. Knowledge of the design software Adobe Creative Suite is mandatory. Very good English language skills are expected. Existing networks in Berlin’s creative scene are an advantage.
Applications with all relevant documents are to be sent by mail to the president, Ms. Leonie Baumann, Weissensee kunsthochschule berlin, Bühringstraße 20,13086 Berlin, stating the reference number by 31 January 2018, and digitally as a pdf file to: job. designfarm at kh-berlin. de (max. 5 MB).
We ask for your understanding that documents submitted can only be returned if a sufficiently stamped envelope is enclosed. Otherwise, the documents will be destroyed after a period of three months, taking data protection regulations into account. Digital data will be deleted after completion of the procedure.