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Skateistan is looking for an administration officer

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Skateistan is looking for an administration officer

An opportunity to join the Skateistan team at its headquarters in Berlin.

Administration officer (20 hours/week, 950 EUR gross/month), 
Berlin, Germany

Skateistan is currently seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for non-profit work. Since opening its headquarters in Berlin five years ago, Skateistan has significantly increased the number of its students, schools and staff and has become recognised for its innovative approach in the field of sport for development. Now, with its office as busy as ever, Skateistan is looking for the right person to join the team and help manage administration and operational requirements, to help keep things rolling at its headquarters. As the administration officer you will have the opportunity to work together closely with Skateistan's motivated and innovative communications, development and finance teams, as well the organisation’s executive director.


  • Answer and direct office phone calls
  • Greet office visitors
  • Manage office mail, fulfilling office stationery requirements and general office organisation
  • Answer general inquiry emails
  • Manage travel bookings and related logistics for Skateistan staff
  • Manage the daily requirements of Skateistan’s merchandise line including inventory re-orders, communication with the fulfillment centre, email communication with customers and sales invoicing
  • Provide extra support to the executive director with travel bookings, general administrative tasks and meeting follow-up, in particular entering contacts and information into the database

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 2 years' administrative or assistant experience
  • 20 hours per week - 4 hours per day
  • Berlin-based for a minimum of 12 months
  • Native German speaker
  • Fluent English language skills (written/spoken)
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Highly organised and able to multi-task
  • Time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a strong attention to detail

Desired skills:

  • Graduate or student of marketing, business studies, communications, or related degree programme
  • Experience working for a non-profit
  • Experience working with a bookkeeping system
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

The administration officer is a part-time paid position beginning January 2017.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to with the subject "Administration Officer".

Application closing date: 16 December 2016

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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