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Slowness offers a wide range of positions in a collaborative, creative and entrepreneurial workplace devoted to pushing the boundaries of what contemporary hospitality can be. Please send a cover letter and resume, and we will get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Accountant
Finance
Berlin
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Finance
Berlin

Slowness is a collective of People, Places and Projects that reframe the way we live, work and interact. Drawing insights from regenerative agriculture, adaptive reuse and the slow movement, we are currently developing places around the world that offer a deeper, more conscious and collaborative form of hospitality.

As part of the Finance team, the Accountant will assume an important role in the overall financial management of the company. The Individual will have primary day-to-day responsibility for bookkeeping, accounts reconciliations, reporting and other financial-related activities of multiple entities to begin with and depending on potential could progress to a managerial position. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, forecasting, controlling, and managing relationships with vendors, financing & business partners. You will contribute to a work environment that is respectful, considerate, team-oriented and open to dialogue.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and booking of accounts directly in Oracle Netsuite
  • Reconciliation of accounts payable and receivable
  • Preparation of monthly and annual financial statements
  • Preparation of (sales) tax returns
  • Invoice approval and creation according to tax requirements
  • Active liaison with tax consultant
  • Supporting and overseeing purchasing processes and inventory
  • Ensuring that effective internal controls are in place
  • Setting up interfaces for finance infrastructure and supporting controlling needs
  • Assisting GMs in various topics like maintenance, vendor management, etc.

Requirements

  • BA, or higher-level degree in Accounting or related fields
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience as an accountant, or similar roles
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, especially HGB
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel • Experience and interest in implementing financial tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English
  • Strong problem-solving skills resulting in sound judgments and decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
  • High level of integrity and dependability
  • Results-and goal-orientated while maintaining high standards for self and others
  • Strong personality with an ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • Affinity towards hospitality, finance, and technology
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[Pflichtpraktikum] Internship Project Management
Development
Berlin
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Development
Berlin

Slowness is a collective of People, Places and Projects that reframe the way we live, work and interact. Drawing insights from regenerative agriculture, adaptive reuse and the slow movement, we are currently developing places around the world that offer a deeper, more conscious and collaborative form of hospitality.

To support our team in charge of the developments in Germany, including a creative campus in Berlin, a countryside retreat in the Uckermark region and a health-centered destination project at lake Tegernsee, we are looking for an Intern Project Management to support with the management of critical paths, overall timelines, and third-party requirements. You will work closely with the Projects Managers and get insights into the creative guidance of the projects in collaboration with the respective architects and designers, the operational set up, and pre-opening activities.

What we offer

We will offer you an unparalleled internship experience in a beautiful location with a strong potential to learn and grow. This role would support our two project managers in the development of the emerging Flussbad campus and the countryside retreat Arnesse. You will contribute to a work environment that is respectful, considerate, team-oriented, and open to dialogue.

Tasks

  • Assist with project coordination (main focus on our developments in Germany)
  • Support with the creation of documents, presentations, translations, guidelines, etc.
  • Keep project information up to date, monitor timeline & deliverables
  • Support in providing updates to stakeholders regarding strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Handle travel and lodging arrangements for project partners
  • Conduct research on various topics within the hospitality industry
  • Special projects & event organization
  • Assist with office administrational tasks
  • Assist with ongoing communication & tasks between operations and project management team

Requirements

  • You should have a genuine interest in trends within the hospitality world
  • You identify with the principles and ethos of Slowness, and ideally look to convert the internship into a long-term employment
  • You should be energetic and detail-oriented, with a passion for culture, design, hospitality, and travel
  • We value candidates who take initiative, are solutions-oriented, and are quick with creative thinking
  • Your communication skills in English and German (written and spoken) should be excellent
  • You should have proficiency in Excel
  • The internship is a full-time position and must be a mandatory part of a bachelor’s or master’s program
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Art Director (m/w/d)
Brand & Communications
Berlin
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Brand & Communications
Berlin

Slowness is a collective of People, Places and Projects that reframe the way we live, work and interact. Drawing insights from regenerative agriculture, adaptive reuse and the slow movement, we are currently developing places around the world that offer a deeper, more conscious and collaborative form of hospitality.

The places include our Berlin flagship campus Flussbad on the Spree riverside, where we recently opened the semi-subterranean performance space- Reethaus, inspired by ancient temples. We are currently in different stages of developing several other places, including a countryside retreat in the Uckermark region, a health-centered hotel at lake Tegernsee, such as a hotel, a beach restaurant and a farm in Portugal.

Role Description

With the further development and growth of the Slow Places, visual identity and content will play a crucial role in positioning and brand awareness. We are looking for a talented Art Director to join our creative team. Working closely with the Lead Art Director, they will be responsible for evolving and driving our visual aesthetic and ensuring that it is consistently communicated across various platforms. We’re looking for someone with a strong focus on photography art direction, experienced in curating, concepting and executing content.

What we offer

We offer an unparalleled work experience in a beautiful location with big a potential to learn and grow. We continually strive to find new ways to reward our teams, providing development opportunities, access to facilities and generous discounts. We value our office but work in a hybrid set-up, which allows you to manage your time autonomously and flexibly. You will contribute to a work environment that is respectful, considerate, team-oriented and supports open dialogue.

Responsibilities

  • Concept, plan and execute creative productions and art direct on-set.
  • Art direct brand photography and content.
  • Curate social media accounts and digital visual content with a strong focus on imagery selection and curation.
  • Support the creative development of our visual branding materials, including digital campaigns, print collateral, and interior branding of our properties, ensuring that all visual elements align with our brand identity and marketing objectives.
  • Manage the full lifecycle of creative projects, from initial concept to final delivery, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, to ensure that all artwork, graphics, typography, and visual assets meet our high-quality expectations and resonate with our target audience.
  • Support, collaborate and take direction from the Lead Art Director to evolve the brand visually. 
  • Guide and mentor graphic designers, photographers, and other creative professionals, providing clear direction and feedback to align with the brand’s vision.
  • Corporate with the leadership team, to understand the overall organizational objectives and deliver compelling visual solutions.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as an Art Director or in a similar creative leadership role within the hospitality or culture field.
  • Expert Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Figma and Keynote.
  • Experience with WordPress and Webflow.
  • Strong creative, concept and organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experienced design skills, including a good understanding of typography, brand and design systems.
  • On-set experience in art directing photo and film productions.
  • Passion for photography and knowledge of the creative community.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English & ideally German.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates experience and skills.
  • Passion for food, culture, design, and travel.
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Senior Financial Controller (Hospitality) (m/w/d)
Administration & Finance
Berlin
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Administration & Finance
Berlin

Slowness is a collective of People, Places and Projects that reframe the way we live, work and interact. Drawing insights from regenerative agriculture, adaptive reuse and the slow movement, we are currently developing places around the world that offer a deeper, more conscious and collaborative form of hospitality.

As part of the global Finance team, the Senior Financial Controller (Hospitality) will take a financial lead role in the overall management of the company’s hospitality operations. You will have primary day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling all finance-related activities of the company in its field of hospitality operations, including reporting, deal and data analysis, implementation and monitoring of cost improvements, financing and all efficiency related guidance for both financial and operational teams. You will contribute to a work environment that is respectful, considerate, team-oriented and open to dialogue.

Responsibilities

  • Establish an integrated financial controlling structure for hospitality operations across all places, projects and services.
  • Provide guidance to Operational Teams and Operational Managers on all efficiency-related matters.
  • Report key metrics to different stakeholders (Board/C-Level, Operations Leadership & Operational Teams).
  • Monitor and control data for Slow Operations real-time.
  • Monitor and control the entire accounting function as per accounting standards.
  • Challenge the status quo, and provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
  • Prepare financial analysis as and when required.
  • Oversee all operational budget/actual reports and results.
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses relating to operational performance.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place.
  • Continuously develop the setup and maintenance of controlling systems.
  • Execute monthly/periodic audits and give directives to the team, when required.

Requirements

  • Strong in problem-solving, resulting in sound decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Results- and goal-oriented while maintaining high standards for yourself and others.
  • An experienced professional who moves from theory to real-time application of knowledge in the business domain – a strategist and thinker, but also a catalyst and doer.
  • Strong personality with an ability to communicate, negotiate and manage across all levels of the organization.
  • Affinity towards hospitality, finance and technology.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Solid understanding of accounting and USALI, knowledge of HGB is a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience (preferably 7 or more), as a Controller or in a similar financial leadership role within the hospitality industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English; Portuguese is a plus.
  • Experience in hospitality operations is essential and required.
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Working Student Finance & Office Administration (m/w/d)
Administration & Finance
Berlin
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Administration & Finance
Berlin

Slowness is a collective of People, Places and Projects that reframe the way we live, work and interact. Drawing insights from regenerative agriculture, adaptive reuse and the slow movement, we are currently developing places around the world that offer a deeper, more conscious and collaborative form of hospitality.

The role is based at Slow Lab on our Berlin flagship campus Flussbad, on the banks of the Spree in the Rummelsburg neighborhood, where we recently began our phased opening with the semi-subterranean performance space- Reethaus. The whole campus will encompass exhibition spaces, gastronomy, creative studios, workspaces and holistic health offerings. We are currently in different stages of developing several other places, including a countryside retreat in the Uckermark region, a health-centered hotel at lake Tegernsee, such as a hotel, a beach restaurant and a farm in Portugal.

As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented working student (approx. 20 h a week), to support our administration & finance team with day-to-day operations. We offer you an unparalleled working experience in a beautiful location with big potential for professional development and mentorship. We give you the opportunity of flexible working hours to accommodate your academic schedule. You will contribute to a work environment that is respectful, considerate, team-oriented and open to dialogue.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining and updating financial records and transactions.
  • Support the accounts payable and receivable processes.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure timely and accurate processing of invoices.
  • Assist in tracking and reconciling employee expenses.
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses and regular Excel reporting sheets.
  • Accurate and timely entry of financial data into our accounting and controlling tool.
  • Occasionally jump on special projects, contributing to process improvement and efficiency.
  • Handle office administration and ensure a smooth running of the office, including office supplies.
  • Assist with organizing and maintaining documents and files.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Hospitality Management or a related field.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and financial processes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German & English.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team and be able to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
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Flussbad
Server (m/w/d)
Food & Beverage
Berlin
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Food & Beverage
Berlin

At Reethaus we are looking for highly organized and detail-oriented Servers to work alongside our Event Operations Manager to execute events and programming on either a part-time basis or an occasional basis.

The Reethaus is a semi-subterranean performance space that recently opened as part of the Flussbad campus which will encompass exhibition spaces, gastronomy, creative studios, and holistic health offerings. Inspired by ancient temples, the Reethaus is designed with a 360-degree spatial sound system that creates ideal conditions for experiential installations, mind-body practice, holistic learning, and artistic performance drawn from Berlin’s rich cultural scene.

You should be energetic, detail-oriented and precise in how you work, with a passion for hospitality, food and beverages. We value personal initiative, engagement, a proactive mindset and original ideas. You will contribute to a work environment that is respectful, considerate, and team-oriented.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that program spaces and surrounding areas are set up correctly.
  • Keep the venue and work areas clean and tidy.
  • Ensure that the venue is correctly and adequately stocked with beverages, food, equipment, cutlery, tableware and glassware at all times.
  • Greeting and guiding guests.
  • Present and explain food and beverages to guests
  • Attend to requests and complaints from guests, and address them in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Ensure furnishings and equipment are maintained, providing a safe, clean and pleasant environment.
  • Close the venue after service to the established standard.
  • Attend communication meetings and nominated training sessions.
  • Perform all reasonable tasks designated by the Event Operations Manager.

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Server in a highly valued hospitality environment.
  • Attentive and service-minded.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Active listening and effective communication skills in German and English.
  • Team spirit.
  • Flexibility to work in shifts.

Learn more about Flussbad and the Reethaus program here.

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Contact
Berlin
Zur Alten Flussbadeanstalt 1
10317 Berlin, Germany
LISBON
Largo de Santa Marinha 1
1100-383 Lisbon, Portugal
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