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  • Kaufmännischer Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) (closed)

    als Sachbearbeiter für Buchhaltung / Auftragsabwicklung / Personalverwaltung
  • Fundraising Manager (closed)

    for CoCulture e.V. and Studio Khaled Barakeh
  • Program Coordinator (closed)

    for CoCulture e.V. and Studio Khaled Barakeh
  • Public Relations Manager (closed)

    for CoCulture e.V. and Studio Khaled Barakeh
  • Assistant (closed)

    for CoCulture e.V. and Studio Khaled Barakeh

Ihre einmaligen Aufgaben:

  • Interne Aufarbeitung der Geschäftsjahre 2017/2018
  • Aufbau eines neuen Buchhaltungssystems

Ihre wiederkehrenden Aufgaben:

  • Zahlungsverkehr, Bankenbuchhaltung (keine Jahresendabrechnungen – Steuerprüfer vorhanden!)
  • Auftragssachbearbeitung
  • Einkauf von Büromaterialien und -ausstattung
  • Organisation von Dienstreisen
  • Allgemeine administrative Tätigkeiten

Ihr Profil:

  • Erfolgreich abgeschlossene, kaufmännische Ausbildung; Berufserfahrung von Vorteil
  • Gute Kenntnisse gängiger Buchhaltungssysteme und MS-Office-Anwendungen
  • Fließende Deutsch- und gute Englischkenntnisse
  • Freundliches Wesen und selbstständige wie zuverlässige Arbeitsweise

Was wir bieten:

  • Eine interessante und abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeit in einem noch jungen, wachsenden Unternehmen, das Sie mitgestalten können!
  • Sinnstiftende, teils soziale Projekte
  • Hohes Maß an Eigenverantwortung
  • Flache Hierarchien und kurze Entscheidungswege
  • Angenehm persönliche Atmosphäre in einem jungen wie internationalen Team
  • Modernes Büro mit Hof und Dachterrasse direkt am S-/U-Bahnhof Gesundbrunnen

Role purpose:

We are seeking a creative, detail-oriented and flexible Fundraising Manager to join our growing organizations CoCulture e.V. and Studio Khaled Barakeh. In this position, you should develop fundraising strategies as well as maintain a strong network of connections in the field to help financing our many projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Research funding opportunities, public and private (local, national, EU, international; government agencies, trusts, foundations, philanthropists etc.)
  • Create and maintain a fundraising database with contact details and deadlines
  • Develop relationships with major donors, identify new potential major donors and nurture relationships
  • Attend relevant fundraising events such as foundation meetings etc.
  • Plan and implement fundraising campaigns and events
  • Write and manage grant applications, narrative and financial statements ensuring that they are submitted on time and meet the donors' expectations
  • Create sponsorship concepts, approach potential sponsors and, if successful, follow-up on the partnership
  • Prepare contracts and follow-up on the implementation
  • Record, monitor and report financial progress
  • Work closely with project leads (SCI, Biennale, etc.) to remain up to date on project developments and goals as well as communicate back to funders

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in art, cultural management, fundraising or similar area
  • At least five years of experience working in fundraising
  • Network of public and private funding organizations
  • Knowledge of public and private funding opportunities, experience in application and report writing (narrative and financial)
  • Experience in creating sponsorship concepts and network of sponsors
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in English and German; other languages are a plus
  • Ability to write contracts, manage budgets and hit fundraising targets
  • Interest in, and commitment to, the cause you are raising money for is essential
  • Flexible and self-starter mindset, who is comfortable working in a new organisation

Working conditions:

Freelance position on a project basis (for a trial period with the possibility of future full employment)
Working hours: Project-based
Working environment: Office; Working from home; Working trips.

This position is for a freelancer, the Assistant will work for two organizations:

Founded in 2017 by a group of cultural actors from different backgrounds, CoCulture e.V. is a Berlin-based non-profit organization and a creative hub for social and art projects: www.CoCulture.de

Studio Khaled Barakeh was also established in 2017. Focusing on artistic-social projects, activities of the Studio range from exhibitions and artwork production to other cultural-based activities: www.khaledbarakeh.com

This job offer is closed. Please don't apply for it anymore.

Role purpose:

Manage and coordinate the programme of CoCulture e.V. and the CoCulture hub; support the General Manager in the further development of the association, i.e. also in the formation of its profile and strategic orientation.

Responsibilities:

Key Activities

  • Support the institutionalization of CoCulture e.V.
  • Conceptualize, plan, implement and coordinate the further development of CoCulture and its projects (SCI, SB …), together with the General Managers
  • Develop a structure and coordinate the program with partner institutions
  • Create and manage budgets, supervise the daily book-keeping and coordinate the accountancy with the accountant
  • Support the Fundraising Manager in the fundraising strategy, the applications and reports
  • Prepare templates for contracts, job descriptions, job postings and other HR documents
  • Liaison with the Service GmbH for the provision of services (staff, office etc.), contracts etc.
  • Coordinate job postings and conduct interviews, with the General Manager, for staff related to CoCulture e.V.
  • Carry out performance reviews to ensure effectiveness and motivation
  • Determine travel and hospitality policy
  • Identify potential partners, create and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders
  • Plan and manage the programme of the CoCulture hub:
    • Exhibitions
      • Supervise the organization of exhibitions;
      • Coordinate the exhibition programme with the SYRIA Cultural Index;
    • Co-working/ preparation of projects space for artists and art professionals in exile
      • Plan the allocation of space and material;
      • Organize the showing of the results (if any);
      • Organize open-studio-days.
    • Workshops
      • Develop and prepare the programme, find partners and funding, organize the application and the selection process;
      • Implement the workshops, evaluate and report to the donors.
    • Outreach programme/events
      • Develop an outreach programme including artists’ talks, conferences, film screenings receptions;
      • Implement the programme.
    • Renting out
      • Prepare the concept for renting out the space incl. price list, promote the space;
      • Make sure that the necessary equipment is available;
      • Prepare a timetable, coordinate with the other events;
      • Supervise the administration (invoices, payments) and make sure that the space is in good condition (cleaning, maintenance).
      • Represent CoCulture and the CoCulture hub in meetings, workshops and conferences.
    • P.R./Communication:
      • Support the PR Manager in developing and implementing a PR strategy and in reaching out to the audience, e.g. with press events, press releases etc.; supervise the development of the new website and the CI
      • Make sure that the programme is always updated on the website and in social media;
      • Plan and contribute to the content of all printed material and publications related to the programme;
      • Train the team in the office tools (filing system etc.) and make sure they adhere to a common CI;
      • Ensure transparency and open communication across the team;
      • Consistently brainstorm and collaborate with the team for new ideas and strategies;
      • Ensure that all projects are in line with CoCulture’s general strategy;
      • Convene and participate in team meetings.

    Qualifications:

    Competencies/knowledge:

    • Knowledge of the art world
    • Highly organized; team player

    Experience:

    • Experience in setting up non-profit organizations
    • Experience in managing organizations, spaces and projects
    • Experience in strategic planning, governance, organizational development, financial management, international cooperation and networking, fundraising and P.R.
    • Experience in the planning, implementation and evaluation of international events

    Education & training:

    • Degree in Cultural Management or a related field

    Languages:

    • Excellent English, German (Arabic is a plus)

    Job-related skills:

    • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
    • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
    • Strong project management skills with ability to supervise multiple projects

    Working conditions:

    Freelance position on a project basis (for a trial period with the possibility of future full employment)
    Working hours: Project-based
    Working environment: Office; Working from home; Working trips.

    Founded in 2017 by a group of cultural actors from different backgrounds, CoCulture e.V. is a Berlin-based non-profit organization and a creative hub for social and art projects: www.CoCulture.de

Role purpose:

Plan, develop and implement PR strategies for a non-profit cultural organization & for an artist studio.

Responsibilities / Key activities:

  • Plan, develop and implement PR strategies, campaigns, and social media calendars
  • Create and manage PR budgets, deadlines, objectives, and schedules
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Develop and produce high-quality, informative, and interesting press releases, press kits, and related materials and distribute to targeted media
  • Create content for press releases, articles and keynote presentations
  • Organize events including press conferences, visits, open days and press tours
  • Keep annual calendars of events, targets, and activities organized
  • Manage and share content with users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook
  • Create and manage brochures, flyers, videos, photographs, etc
  • Create presentations, articles, reports, and information for websites, blogs, and social media accounts
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate PR results, develop responses when needed
  • Develop monthly, quarterly and annual media activity reports
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis
  • Manage the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation
  • Consistently brainstorm and collaborate with the team for new ideas and strategies
  • Build relationships within the arts sector to grow awareness
  • Speaking publicly at interviews, press conferences and presentations
  • Train the team on how to present the institution to the public.

Qualifications:

Competencies/knowledge:

  • Strong relationships with both local and international arts and business media outlets
  • Strict adherence to company philosophy/mission statement

Experience:

  • Proven working experience in public relations required
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and international level
  • Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Experience in the planning and execution of events
  • Experience in acting as a company spokesperson
  • Experience with technologies and best practices for campaigns across multiple platforms

Education & training:

  • BA/MA degree in Marketing, PR, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline.
  • Languages: Fluent English. German is a + / Arabic is a ++

Job-related skills:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; strong copywriting and content creation skills, creative writing
  • Excellent editing skills
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to supervise multiple projects

Working conditions:

Freelance position on a project basis (for a trial period with the possibility of future full employment)
Working hours: Project-based
Working environment: Office; Working from home; Working trips.

Founded in 2017 by a group of cultural actors from different backgrounds, CoCulture e.V. is a Berlin-based non-profit organization and a creative hub for social and art projects: www.CoCulture.de

Role purpose:

Assist in office work and the organization of events and projects. Support the General Managers and the team in their tasks

Responsibilities / Key activities:

  • Assist in administrative issues, e.g. tenders, contracts, book-keeping etc.
  • Assist the Programme Coordinator in the organization of events
  • Respond to general enquiries by email and telephone
  • Prepare contracts, job descriptions, job postings and all necessary admin documents
  • Keep records of applications, hires, promotions, payrolls, performance reviews, vacations and terminations for reporting and archiving
  • Assist the Manager in the provision of services to the organization
  • Assist the Manager in the management of the office: legal requirements, contracts, running costs, necessary maintenance and repairs, administration etc.
  • Assist the Manager in finding the necessary services – suppliers, consultants, freelancers etc.
  • Daily book-keeping (with a special accountancy and payroll software) and contact with the accountant
  • Create and maintain good relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Assist in the organization and participate in team meetings

Qualifications:

Competences/knowledge:

  • Interest in the mission of CoCulture/ Studio Khaled Barakeh (arts & culture, Middle East, non-for-profit…)
  • Highly-organized
  • Administration, Human Resources
  • Team player

Experience:

  • Experience in working in a cultural organization/ institution
  • Experience in administration and office management
  • Administration, Human Resources
  • Team player

Education & Training:

  • Student / Bachelor or Master degree in Cultural Management, Business Administration or related field

Competences/knowledge:

  • Interest in the mission of CoCulture/ Studio Khaled Barakeh (arts & culture, Middle East, non-for-profit…)
  • Highly-organized
  • Administration, Human Resources
  • Team player

Languages:

  • Excellent English and German; Arabic is a plus

Job related skills:

  • Strong administration skills
  • Good analytic skills, problem-solving capacity
  • Well-organized and able to prioritize
  • Good organization and coordination skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects

Working conditions:

Freelance position on a project basis (for a trial period with the possibility of future full employment)
Working hours: Project-based
Working environment: Office; Working from home; Working trips.

This position is for a freelancer, the Assistant will work for two organizations:

Founded in 2017 by a group of cultural actors from different backgrounds, CoCulture e.V. is a Berlin-based non-profit organization and a creative hub for social and art projects: www.CoCulture.de

Studio Khaled Barakeh was also established in 2017. Focusing on artistic-social projects, activities of the Studio range from exhibitions and artwork production to other cultural-based activities: www.khaledbarakeh.com

This job offer is closed. Please don't apply for it anymore.


Open calls


  • Open Call for Artists (closed)

    Artistic contributions to FREEDOM TRANSMISSIONS

Interested?


Send us your application...

  • in German or English
  • addressed to Nora Wagner
  • to jobs@CoCulture.de
  • with your desired position as a subject
  • including your salary expectations and likely date of joining.

We look forward to receiving your application and will be happy to answer any questions you may have!