Jobs for international people

Getting ready to hit the job market.
Getting ready to hit the job market.

These are individual jobs currently advertised in English for Leipzig and the region – a diversity of vacancies perhaps surprising to those beginning to explore this market. There are also a few student employment and internship possibilities. If you scroll down, you can also see a list of companies hiring for lots of positions (with a high demand for IT people but also some variety in jobs). Below that are listings for multiple research jobs in the region and for companies specifically hiring international teachers or translators (lots of opportunities there). 

We usually update this jobs list every other Sunday. If you find any job ads you feel like sharing here, please pass them along to us at leipglo@gmail.com, subject line #ExpatJobs. (Disclaimer: Since our resources are limited, our list is not a complete survey of jobs available in the area, and we are not getting paid for listing them at the moment.) 

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Thursday, April 28th, 10-2 p.m. – Employment and training opportunities will be presented to immigrants in Leipzig at the 9th annual INTEGRATION JOB FAIR. Employers, schools, intercultural associations and cultural centers are among the exhibitors. Professional orientation will include advice on recognition of foreign qualifications. At Neues Rathaus. MORE INFO

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Some individual job ads posted over the past month:

NEW JOB: “Marketing Mariachi” for Vizzlo (Leipzig): “We are looking for an adept marketing manager to join our small team with big ideas. If design is our face, as Vizzlo’s Marketing Mariachi you are our voice to the world. You’re a diplomatic professional who knows when your customer’s wish shall be command–but you’re a rockstar, too, who easily arranges those melodies called Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram into a song that blows your listeners away. You are most likely an English native speaker and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You’re still a student and are looking for a part-time job? That’s perfectly fine with us!” READ MORE

Frontend Engineer for Vizzlo (Leipzig): “Help us kickstart a new era of mind-blowing business graphics accessible to everyone! Vizzlo is looking for an experienced frontend developer to join our small team with big ideas. We are seasoned entrepreneurs with an open mind, talk plainly to each other, and improve anything we’re working on until it’s perfect.” READ MORE

Internship at Skillrs (Leipzig): “Are you looking for the next step in your career? Then join us. We are an ambitious team of founders looking to revolutionize the job market with a unique platform for local services. As a team we focus on the things that matter, work hard but never forget the fun in everything we do. We are a company in its initial phase, currently developing our MVP.” READ MORE

Fullstack Engineer at Merolt (Leipzig): “We are a young and ambitious company with the aim of making hotel booking for companies more cost-effective and simpler. We revolutionize the hotel booking for frequent business travelers and enable especially small to medium-sized companies direct access to extremely favorable volume-based rates. You know how to program and how to lead a team? Here you get the chance to actively shape an ambitious, innovative company.” READ MORE

MORE JOBS WITH SPINLAB – INCLUDING IN SYSTEMS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING

Personal look: LeipGlo Q&A with SpinLab CEO, Eric Weber

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  • Initiative Aktivesgestalten: “We are urgently looking for an intern to support us in press work in German, French, English and Italian for 2 hrs./week. Apply via email at: info@initiativeaktivesgestalten.com. Thank you!” The non-profit aims to bring different cultures together via film showings and other activities.

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Opportunity Tracking Specialist (Leipzig/Prague): “Responsible – together with local sales teams – for identifying new projects and international project database maintenance… explores the market, identifies opportunities, oversees planning, implementation, deadlines and specified deliverables… assures that a follow up takes place after the identification of a business opportunity and is responsible for updating the status of a project.” READ MORE

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ICT Service Desk Agent (Leipzig): Your duties will include “technical support of customers within our company’s’ internal ICT administration as 1st level supporter for the global ICT service delivery; collaboration in global and/or local projects; ensuring daily operation of the service desk (phone and e-mail reachability of the global SPOC) of according to PCW ITIL Service Delivery framework; cooperating with ICT collegues globally.” READ MORE

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Producer (Germany-wide): “As a producer you will be instrumental in supporting the development team in achieving excellence in terms of delivering software. You will help facilitate the lean development process, track progress against Key Performance Indicators and will help organize and support planning and other daily activities as the team requires. You will be expected to showcase your excellent organisational, problem solving and analytical skills.” READ MORE

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Regional Business Manager – Detection (Leipzig): “The Regional Business Manager (RBM) has the responsibility to sell and market products and solutions in the territory defined. The RBM is also responsible to managing local agents and distributors, keep contact with local stakeholders and provide market intelligence to the business.” READ MORE

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VIE Plant Quality Specialist (Leipzig): Duties will include to “manage quality claims and ensure resolution through communication and assistance to the supplier (through e.g. 8D analysis and QRCI); ensure that quality related documents are in place and up-to-date support in closing quality problems by managing the product specific audits… The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country.” READ MORE

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UI Engineer (Halle): “Are you ready to be a UI Developer (m/f) in Halle (Saale), Germany for the most cutting-edge big data analytics product? Are ready to join one of Fast Company’s 50 most innovative tech companies?” READ MORE

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Software Engineer – PHP (Leipzig): “Join our dynamic Software Engineering department as a PHP Developer and help shape the future of the world’s largest hotel search. With around 3 billion requests per month, we are operating on a large scale in a complex and rapidly evolving IT landscape. We encourage all team members to question established processes and give them the freedom to experiment with new technologies in order to drive trivago to the next level.” READ MORE

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SEO Country Manager Nordics (Berlin or Leipzig): “To reach an above average growth, Spreadshirt is planning to extend the Online Marketing team and is currently seeking a new professional to join our SEO Team. If you are energetic, creative, experienced in SEO but still willing to develop, this is the job for you.” Tasks will include “country management and responsibility for the Nordic markets; management of reports and analytical efforts; monitoring of technical issues (Google Webmaster Tools) in particular;
coordination of on-page and off-page optimization projects”… READ MORE

Online Marketing Manager – France (Leipzig): “In order to continue Spreadshirt’s growth worldwide, we – http://www.spreadshirt.net – are expanding our online marketing activities. As a member of our online marketing team, you will be responsible for all aspects of the French speaking market: search engine marketing (SEM), affiliate management, display campaigns, paid social media advertising, media buying, offline channels etc.” READ MORE

MORE LOCAL JOBS WITH THIS COMPANY…

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Medical Writer (home office): Tasks include “to track, review and ensure timely completion of high quality documents; medical writing for clinical study reports and/or clinical study protocols; to complete writing tasks satisfying all regulatory requirements and quality standards and meeting all project timelines; to review and perform QC checks of all documents and appendices to ensure consistency between and within documents”… READ MORE

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Student Project in Manufacturing & Engineering: Optimization of emulsion polymerization (Schkopau): “We are looking for an ambitious Student supporting our business who is interested in doing an Internship on Optimization of emulsion polymerization to be based at our production site Schkopau (near Halle – Leipzig) in Germany. Our redispersible powder (DLP) plant in Schkopau produces a polymer in a powdered form that can be redispersed by adding water to it. The powders are used primarily as additives for products such as cement-based tile adhesives, thermal insulation systems and self-levelling flooring compounds.” READ MORE

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Marketing Student (Leipzig): Your tasks will include “support of Social Media, e-mail and SEO/SEA campaigns; maintenance of press and contact lists; support of internal events and new product introduction process; management of the ipoque marketing group drive and internal pages.” READ MORE

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Student Employee, Customer Intelligence (Leipzig): “Lecturio is an online video training platform that offers over 6.000 courses in business, software, law, medicine and more. Customer Intelligence includes the core areas: Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Business Intelligence. At Lecturio you will find a young, competent, and goal oriented team experiencing a period of strong growth. We are looking for clever and independent employees who will be able to immediately take over responsibilities, and quickly put new gained knowledge into practice with the help of our comprehensive introductory training.” READ MORE

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Student Worker – Research Analyst (Leipzig):  “Data Virtuality GmbH has developed the world’s first Logical Data Warehouse changing the way companies access, manage and analyze data. We are seeking out a Research Analyst  to help us become the thought leader in logical data warehousing and adjacent areas by contributing to solutions for existing challenges in the form of blog posts, whitepapers, ebooks etc. Your task will include extensive research, reading, writing and talking to internal and external people.” READ MORE

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Managing Consultants (Leipzig): In the areas of CSV, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Qualification & Validation. “Prismond is a MedTech, Pharma and Healthcare consultancy; linking Compliance Services, Operational Excellence, Product Certification and Commercialization with deep Life Sciences industry knowledge. We offer our clients lean and sustainable solutions to the most relevant business challenges.”

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HR Business Partner (Leipzig): “The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe. It develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and commodities products. EEX is looking to recruit a Member of Staff based at our Leipzig office who participates in strategic workforce planning, HR strategy development, HR policies & guidelines definition; ensures and conducts HR budget planning for the area of responsibility; is responsible for and conducts the analysis of workforce demand and plan supply (short-term) for the area of responsibility”… READ MORE

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Brand Management – Junior Assistant Brand Manager – Entry Management Positions in Germany: “You will lead a brand’s strategic choices and vision, product and commercial innovations as well as marketing elements across all media, while collaborating with multi-functional teams and agency partners. From the first day, you will be given immediate responsibility and be expected to build your part of the business as if it were your own. During the first 12 to 18 months, you will be responsible for developing a marketing plan to identify specific marketing tactics. You will use your plan to build on consumer, shopper and customer insights to deliver overall business objectives and strategies.” READ MORE

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General Manager Service Center (Leuna): “The Service & Solutions Group is responsible for maintenance, modifications and upgrades, engineering, manufacturing, assembly and testing of centrifugal pumps and pump packages to mainly the power, petrochemical and chemical industry. [You will be expected to] provide effective leadership, motivation and direction to ensure that the QA/QC, Production, Operations, Engineering, Projects, Field Service and Claims [departments] achieve best-in-class operational performance standards.” READ MORE

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  • Undisclosed company (call center) in Halle: Enterprise Technical Support Analysts for Dell’s Turkish and Hungarian customers.

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Companies with various positions available:

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  • wirecard – sales and customer service reps, sales manager, gaming support freelancer (besides German, they offer jobs for speakers of English, French and Spanish)… SEE LOCAL JOBS WITH THIS COMPANY

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Research jobs:

Lingustics Post-doc (Leipzig): “The University of Leipzig, Germany, offers full funding for one post-doctoral candidate in any area of phonology, morphology and/or syntax, and their interfaces. The post-doctoral research will be carried out as part of the graduate programme ‘Interaction of Grammatical Building Blocks’ (IGRA) at the University of Leipzig, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation). The position is funded for 2 years, with social benefits (payscale: 1.0 TVL-E13).” READ MORE

MORE LINGUISTICS JOBS…

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PhD positions at the International Max Planck Research School on Neuroscience of Communication: Function, Structure, and Plasticity (IMPRS NeuroCom), applications possible throughout the year (depending on vacancies).”

PhD positions at the International Max Planck Research School: Mathematics in the SciencesThe IMPRS gives grants to the students who will work on a PhD thesis under the supervision of its scientific members. Applications can be submitted through an electronic form until May 15th, 2016.”

Continuous Call for Applications by The Leibzig School of Natural Sciences – Building with Molecules and Nano-objects (BuildMoNa)Applications can be submitted online at www.buildmona.de.

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Post-Doc, Ecology/Biodiversity (Leipzig): “Research within the DFG project The Jena Experiment (http://www.the-jena-experiment.de/) with focus on Species coexistence mechanisms as a basis for biodiversity maintenance and ecosystem functioning. Research will focus on analysis of the time course of population dynamics in the plant communities of the Jena Experiment to test for multiple mechanisms of species coexistence.” READ MORE

SEE MORE OFFERS FROM THIS INSTITUTE…

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  • Vacancies at TROPOS – Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
  • Vacancies at the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology
  • Internships with the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
  • Vacancies with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

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Teachers or translators (and also other jobs at the companies looking for them):

  • Linguarama Spracheninstitut“Linguarama Leipzig is currently looking for experienced freelance trainers to join its team. If you would like to apply, you should have the following qualifications: A University degree and recognised TEFL qualification (Cambridge CELTA, Trinity Cert); teaching experience with an emphasis on Business English; excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills; an ability to act independently and take decisions where necessary; an awareness of current ELT developments; a business background would also be an advantage.” MORE INFO

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  • The English Room: “The English Room is looking for qualified, experienced English teachers to join its team. We are looking for professional teachers, ideally native English speakers, who have a passion for teaching and who would enjoy working in a small, independent school. The English Room offers a professional service in a uniquely elegant and inviting environment. We have a variety of English courses – both general and specialist – for students of all levels and as a member of our freelance team you would be working with small groups (maximum 6) or with private students. We offer a friendly, unique work environment, support from experienced staff, small groups and one-to-one classes, and the best coffee in town! Please take a look at our website and send us an application via emailif you are interested in working for us.”

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  • Leipzig International School: “You would join nearly 200 colleagues, on two campuses, who form a talented international community of teachers from all over the world – and who are fortunate enough to teach children and older students who have a genuine appetite for learning.” POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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  • InterCultural Elements: “ICE specializes in e-commerce and website translation. We help online merchants expand internationally to new e-markets around the world. We incorporate cultural specifics and terminology in our translations which demand cultural expertise and industry know-how, ensuring that results are both appealing and technically accurate.” Various translation and support employees sought, including marketing interns and customer service reps. POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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ICC is always looking for English-language trainers, and also Spanish, German, and so forth. CONTACT INFO

Leipzig Englisch is always looking for trainers living in Leipzig. CONTACT INFO 

Sprachenzentrum too is always hiring. They really like their trainers to be CELTA or TEFL certified. CONTACT INFO

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A search engine – in German – connecting employers with job-seeking refugees in Germany can be found on Workeer

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