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Country Manager Germany (m/f/d)

Starting date

ASAP

Location 

Flexible (with regular visits to HQ in Bodenheim) 

Employment type

Fulltime

Who are we?

We are Vinokilo.

We are a growing team on a mission to make secondhand fashion more desirable than new, fast fashion. 

Our HQ is based in Bodenheim, a beautiful town in the middle of wine country, 12 km south of downtown Mainz on the edge of the Frankfurt Rhine Main-Region. Our proximity to the airport and our central European location makes us open to the world. We operate our event business all across Europe.

The impact you will create on Vinokilo

As a Country Manager Germany (m/f/d), you are responsible for managing and overseeing the German market for our event business.You will work with a team of currently 6 people as well as other company-wide departments. 

Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to expand our event business in a fast growing industry. You will be the leading part of creating one of a kind events all around the country on a weekly basis. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Researching of new venues
  • Planning of the event calendar and concepts
  • Managing logistics and operations
  • Management of the German team
  • Administration and compliance with the prevailing regulations and permits
  • Management of invoices from venues, refunds and collaborations
  • Collecting and managing data before and after events
  • Creating regular reports
  • Assist in expanding network of sponsors and partners through research, contact and negotiation

What we need you to have

  • Bachelors in business administration or equivalent 
  • Fluent in English and German language
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in the events industry 
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a position of managing a department
  • Managing and leadership skills 
  • A structured and independent way of working 
  • Planning and organizational skills 
  • Knowledge of the (secondhand) apparel industry

NB: We know lots of people do not apply for roles unless they hit all the requirements listed in job descriptions — these are normally wish lists. We’ve tried to simplify this list into what we actually NEED you to have and what would be nice. Either way, if you feel this is your role, we want to hear from you.

We would be excited if you have

  • Various language skills
  • Fun working with many different people in a fast-growing business

What we bring to the table

Vinokilo offers the opportunity to work with a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about, in addition to:

  • Learning and Growth: We focus on the growth of each individual and support workshops to improve our employees’ qualifications and enhance their journey with us.
  • Wellbeing: We like to outsource our meetings and, whenever possible, enrich them with a balanced breakfast. The train station is approx. a 5-minute walk away. If you have a car, you can also benefit from our free parking spaces.
  • Work-Life-Balance: We offer flexible working (based on your team) and our office is dog-friendly!
  • Sustainability: Need new clothes? Profit from our vintage stock with your staff discount and our Shared Wardrobe.
  • Fun: We love to celebrate our successes at Vinokilo with amazing winter and summer parties.

Vinokilo is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

Curious? This is your chance!

Please send us a cover letter, video, or any other medium explaining why you want to join us. Just send everything to careers@vinokilo.com, we are looking forward to hearing from you!