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Spiced Academy transforms people’s lives by empowering them to pursue work they love. As we grow, we’re constantly on the lookout for ambitious and talented people that can join us in reaching more people, and providing them with an exceptional educational experience that will grow them personally and professionally.

If you’re passionate about tech, or about helping people in their careers, we’d love to hear from you. Check out our job openings below or, if you find nothing that suits you, drop us a line at hello@spiced-academy.com with your CV and cover letter.

Spiced is growing, and exciting things lay ahead.

Career & Development Coach (m/w/d)

Berlin, 80% to 100%

How we'd like you to help us:

Do you have experience in developing other people´s careers? Do you have a learning and development background? Have you worked as a recruiter or in tech companies as a hiring manager? If you also have experience working in the technology field, especially having worked with developers or data scientists, or a willingness to learn, we would love to hear from you. We trust you to be highly committed, responsible, and professional. In return, you get a great support network and plenty of freedom.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Deliver weekly career sessions to a student audience of approx. 40 Students.
  • Conduct one-on-one career coaching with students. Conduct mock interviews to prepare student for behavioural and HR interviews for junior positions in tech.
  • Motivate, train and mentor students throughout the entirety of their job search cycle.
  • Review CVs, cover letters, and other materials and provide advice to students to drive successful job applications.
  • Be able to explain common roles our students aim to be after graduation, including data analyst, data engineer, data scientist as well as web developer.
  • Help our students to apply for job ads generated by our Partnership team (responsible for building new relationships) and liaising with the HR internal recruiters.
  • Build strong and lasting relationships with our alumni and encourage them to use Spiced as their first port of call for their companies tech recruitment needs.
  • Have an interest in psychology, are empathetic and a desire to encourage students to have confidence in making a dramatic career change. Providing support at an emotional level is as important as the practical career coaching.
  • Experience of delivering personal development training session would be interesting as we are looking at including this in our programme.
  • Position reports to the Senior Career Coach.

Your Profile

  • Relevant experience in the tech field, or career coaching or equivalent field.
  • Understanding of how to deliver training as well as help people with their personal development.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, especially in front of big audiences.
  • Be empathetic to student needs and be able to identify unique career needs.
  • Ability to work seamlessly across diverse groups (students, alumni, staff, companies).
  • Genuine interest in helping people and addressing their needs.
  • Experience of interviewing, ideally in tech and /or behavioural.
  • Strong interest in proactively forming relationships with hirings managers to build links.
  • Bilingual in German & English is essential.

What we offer

  • You work for a young, highly committed company with very flat hierarchies and decision-making.
  • You work for the future oriented tech scene in Berlin.
  • We offer very international colleagues who constructively create a harmonious working environment, a team that has put the development of students at the center of their actions.

To apply, please send your CV and resume to lindsay@spiced-academy.com

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