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DOer in Residence

DO it: DOer in Residence

Help us deliver outstanding programs and support our community of DOers around the globe

Start date: Asap

Location: Berlin Campus

Position type: Full-time paid traineeship, minimum 6 months, ideally one year


Let’s DO it together.

Founded in 2013 by Florian Hoffmann and Katherin Kirschenmann, the DO School is an award-winning social business and the cornerstone of a global movement of purposeful doing. The DO School brings together leading organizations, world-renowned experts and talented impact entrepreneurs to clarify new ideas, and bring them to life quickly as new products, processes and services, inspiring seismic cultural shifts that transform people, businesses and society, and creating not just better business but a better world – for everyone. The DO School is headquartered in Berlin with offices in Hamburg, New York and Hong Kong and has facilitated engagements in 30 countries for over 50,000 participants to date.


What you would DO:

As a DOer in Residence you will especially support the DO School program team with program design and delivery, talent sourcing and onboarding and project management. You will also work across the organization on partnership development, business development and community engagement.

You will provide support on the following tasks:

  • Application marketing activities and calls for applications
  • Design of programs through research and preparing content
  • Project management and coordination
  • Participant selection, application review and correspondence with applicants   
  • Onboarding of participants and experts (content and logistics)
  • Communication and engagement with our alumni and expert community
  • Organisation of events on and off campus and campus hosting
  • Production of marketing and partner communication materials, such as flyers, one-pagers, presentations, certificates
  • Maintenance of the website and social media
  • Answering applicants’ and general enquiries about our programs and the DO School
  • Strategic projects, such as the review of our application process
  • General administrative and documentation support

Strategic projects and tasks may vary according to the needs of the team and organization.


Your profile:

  • A recent graduate, young professional or emerging entrepreneur
  • Great organisational and project coordination skills
  • Ideally experience with project management software and tools
  • Good knowledge of G-Suite, Mac, Word, Excel and Keynote
  • Either English or German at C2 level, office language is English  
  • Ability to communicate with different audiences and stakeholders
  • Ideally experience with hospitality / hosting
  • Self-organization and time management skills
  • Good eye for detail
  • An interest in the world of social entrepreneurship / start ups / innovative corporates
  • A desire to develop and harness your skills in a global, fast-paced organisation
  • A desire to connect with people from all kinds of cultural and professional backgrounds
  • Lots of curiosity, enthusiasm and team spirit


What’s in it for you:

This is your opportunity to discover the ins and outs of a global startup that brings together young entrepreneurs, major players from the world of business and a team that is committed to delivering excellent results for all stakeholders. You will experience our programs first-hand, interact with creative and entrepreneurial people from around the world, play a key role in ensuring smooth operations and support our continuous improvement of processes and structures.

We’d love for you to contribute your own ideas and initiatives—in turn, you can count on great support and feedback from our team.



We look forward to your application to become part of our DO School team! Our application process is always online, so please submit your application through our application portal.

DO School Alumni are very welcome to apply. Please note that we only accept applicants who have the right to work in Germany.

If you have any questions about the application process or the job description, please send an email to:


Equal opportunity employer:

The DO School provides equal employment opportunities to all people, without discrimination based on colour, religion, gender, creed, national origin, marital status, disability or sexual orientation.

Additional information

Location Berlin
Position type Traineeship
Start of work As of now


Catia Dawood