Regional Manager for Berlin, Germany

Job opening, full-time position

Donkey Republic, the global 24/7 self-service bike rental system is looking for a cycling enthusiast to join its team in Berlin.

At Donkey Republic we are proud to be part of developing the cycling culture around the world by making riding on two wheels more popular and accessible for everyone. We are growing fast across Europe and now looking for someone to lead our operations in Berlin and expansion across Germany.

Your role

You will be based in Berlin and be in charge of managing the operations in Germany while contributing to communications with city representatives, civil servants, operations and marketing partners. You will work closely with our  HQ based in Copenhagen through frequent online interaction as well as visits to our Copenhagen office.

Your work will involve keeping the Donkey bikes running in great condition and ensuring the Donkey Republic service is running smoothly and grows in Berlin and Germany. Furthermore, you will be managing a small team of fleet service assistants (Donkey “shepherds”). For your team, you will be in charge of coordinating routes, logistics, quality control and providing leadership.

Up to one-third of your work time can be spent on travels as you may be required to visit other cities in Germany with a Donkey presence and support the local team there.

We expect you to :

  • Be structured and organized
  • Have experience with running some kind of an operation
  • Be a team player
  • Have experience managing a team
  • Be good at understanding and getting to know new IT solutions
  • Have leadership experience
  • Be well-spoken
  • Have a good knowledge of the streets of Berlin
  • Have a driver’s license
  • Be value driven
  • Be fluent in English & German

We would also like you to :  

  • Want to change the world with bikes
  • Have experience working with small businesses or startups before
  • Be a bike enthusiast
  • Ideally have some business development experience
  • Have a good understanding of bicycles e.g. be able to do general repairs and maintenance of bicycles

What we can offer you :

  • To be part of an ambitious investor-backed startup
  • Making the world a better place through bikes
  • Freedom to plan and organize your own day

Donkey Republic is a bike share service set out to revolutionize the way we transport ourselves. Our electronic lock is operated through the users smartphones which provide us the flexibility required to change the way bike sharing works. We work all over the world to spread the reach of Donkey Bikes.

The job starts as soon as possible and applications are acted upon immediately.

Please contact Alexander H. Frederiksen ([email protected], +45 2728 0632) with your application (motivation letter & CV) or your questions.