Experienced Team Member for Communications (m/f/x) (Berlin)

The BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt unites economic innovators, political decision-makers, leading scientists, and representatives of civil society in a global network. Together, we transcend borders, cultures, and systems to advocate for innovations and sustainable changes that pave the way for innovative economies and resilient democracies. These efforts serve as the foundation for a fairer and more livable future.

At the core of our endeavors is Responsible Leadership, as we firmly believe that a more just and inclusive society is possible when those in power understand and fulfill their responsibilities. As a European foundation with a global perspective, we operate out of offices in Berlin and Munich.

As a member of our agile communications team, you will be responsible for effectively communicating and amplifying the mission, work, and impact of the BMW Foundation.


  • Your tasks - What we are looking for
  • Developing compelling Foundation communications topics and narratives for all channels, especially social media and digital platforms.
  • Collaborating with the team and an external agency to develop a communications and PR strategy that is strategically focused on issues and agenda setting in premier international media.
  • Processing press inquiries, assisting in conducting interviews in English and German, drafting press releases and monitoring relevant reports and media coverage.
  • Managing change and crisis communications effectively.
  • Collaborating with agencies, content creators, journalists, and designers.
  • Supporting the Foundation's team in communication matters such as project-based elements, digital communications, and content creation.
  • Participating in our leadership programs and events, providing on-site communication support for our content creators.


  • Your profile – What you contribute
  • You have successfully completed relevant studies (M.A. or equivalent) in a field such as journalism, communication, design, or public relations.
  • You have a minimum of 10 years of professional experience in marketing, corporate communications, or public relations.
  • You have a strong interest in sustainable and financial topics related to social impact.
  • You possess excellent communication skills and have a hands-on mentality, self-reflectiveness and an open-minded approach.
  • You approach topics such as equity, diversity, belonging, and intercultural cooperation with curiosity and are committed to learning and growing together with us.
  • You are self-organized and able to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects with various deadlines and priorities.
  • You have experience with the Microsoft 365, and if possible, with Sprout (or similar Social Media tools), Salesforce Marketing Cloud, and Trello. We also use Slack and Teams.
  • Ideally, you are an English native speaker or fluent in both written and oral German and English, as we communicate our strategically aligned BFHQ narratives in both languages.

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Our offer – What you can expect

  • An appreciative corporate culture, lots of responsibility, variety, and the opportunity for individualized professional and personal development
  • Generous subsidy of eGym Wellpass and Deutschlandticket Job
  • Flexible working hours, 30 vacation days/year, and the possibility to work remotely
  • The opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects
  • A fair, performance-related salary
  • An open-ended contract.

Are you interested?
If you are interested, please send your complete application (CV and portfolio) to: recruiting@bmw-foundation.org. In the cover email, please specify your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

Responsible Leadership also means working towards equality. Therefore, the BMW Foundation explicitly welcomes applications from all individuals regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, and identity. Where qualifications are equal, preference will be given to people with severe disabilities.

For more information about the BMW Foundation and its activities, please visit our website at http://bmw-foundation.org and Social Media @BMWFoundation.


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