Working Student People Operations (f/m/d)

About the opportunity

You have a passion for HR work and would like to gain practical experience in the HR sector? Then join our team as a working student - HR Assistant in Berlin. You are in constant exchange with our existing and new employees. You support our team primarily in the onboarding and relocation process of new employees who come to us from all over the world. In addition, you will gain insight into all operative activities of personnel management and get to know the entire employee lifecycle. Our main goal is to create a pleasant working environment for our employees, to start each day with fun at work and to strengthen our corporate culture.

What to expect?

Preparation of all documents for the entry/leaving of employees (e.g. contract management)
Support in the preparation and implementation of payroll accounting
Daily communication and interaction with employees from all over the world; support for employees moving to Berlin
Revision and drafting of internal regulations and guidelines in our English language Intranet
Support of our Employee Happiness Manager in the preparation of employee event

What you need to be successful?

You are currently enrolled at a college/university and can work for us up to 20h/week
You would like to gain practical experience in the personnel area
You communicate fluently in English and German
You work daily with smartphone and laptop and are confident in using online tools such as G Suite, MS Office
You work detail-oriented and enjoy the daily interaction with employees

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware 
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

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Who are we?

Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlasssian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more. 

We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 650 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is 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 applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiting coordinator know.

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