Slowness uses cookies to enhance the quality of our website. You can control how these cookies and similar technologies are used by adjusting your settings in My Preferences. To learn more about which cookies we use and how to edit your preferences, read our Cookie Policy.
PREFERENCES
Slow uses cookies to enhance the quality of our website. You can control how cookies and similar technologies are used on this website by making a selection below.
Save Preferences
Want to learn more about our people, places and projects? Sign up below to receive our free bimonthly newsletter

Jobs

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.

FILTER BY
  • Department
  • Location
  • All
  • All
Place
Title
Department
Location
Slowness
Art Director (m/w/d)
Brand & Communications
Berlin
Open Close
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.
Apply
Senior Financial Controller (Hospitality) (m/w/d)
Administration & Finance
Berlin
Open Close
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.
Apply
Working Student Finance & Office Administration (m/w/d)
Administration & Finance
Berlin
Open Close
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.
Apply
Sofi
Head Barista (m/w/d)
Food & Beverage
Berlin
Open Close
Food & Beverage
Berlin

At Sofi, an artisanal bakery in Berlin’s Mitte district, the art of breadmaking meets the slow movement’s emphasis on craft, origin, materials and process. Our pastries, bread, cakes and seasonal specials are made using traditional methods and carefully sourced ingredients. Opened as a collaboration between Danish restaurateur Frederik Bille Brahe and Slowness in 2021, Sofi operates by a holistic philosophy in which aesthetics, atmosphere and overall brand identity form key parts of the quality we offer our customers.

As we continue to expand our offerings, we are seeking a skilled Head Barista with specialty coffee experience to develop and lead our new coffee department in line with our philosophy. As the Head Barista at Sofi, you will play a pivotal role in curating a coffee program that matches Sofi’s overall commitment to mindfully sourced produce and craft. You will be responsible for crafting outstanding coffee beverages, managing inventory, training staff, and maintaining high standards of cleanliness and efficiency within the coffee bar. The position presents a rich opportunity to excel in your field, while becoming part of our vibrant international team working at the vanguard of contemporary food and hospitality.

Responsibilities

Crafting Exceptional Coffee Beverages

  • Prepare and serve a variety of specialty coffee beverages with precision and consistency.
  • Demonstrate expertise in espresso extraction, milk frothing, and latte art techniques.
  • Ensure that every cup of coffee meets our quality standards and reflects our commitment to excellence.

Managing Coffee Department Operations

  • Train and mentor staff members in all aspects of coffee preparation, customer service, and cleanliness standards.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the coffee department.
  • Provide ongoing guidance and feedback to ensure that baristas deliver exceptional service and uphold our brand standards.

Customer Engagement

  • Engage with customers in a friendly and professional manner, providing personalized recommendations and ensuring a positive experience.
  • Educate customers about our coffee offerings, brewing methods, and flavor profiles to enhance their enjoyment and appreciation of our products.
  • Actively seek feedback from customers and use it to drive improvements in our coffee program.

Quality Assurance and Compliance

  • Adhere to food safety and sanitation guidelines to maintain a clean and hygienic environment at all times.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, including proper handling of food and beverages, as well as maintenance of equipment.
  • Conduct regular quality checks to ensure that all coffee beverages meet our standards of taste, appearance, and consistency.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience as a head barista or lead barista in a specialty coffee setting.
  • SCA Training or certificate big plus
  • Extensive knowledge of different coffee varieties, brewing methods, and flavor profiles.
  • Proficiency in espresso extraction, latte art, and milk texturing techniques.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to train, motivate, and inspire a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a passion for delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Apply
Social Media Assistant (m/w/d)
Brand & Communications
Berlin
Open Close
Brand & Communications
Berlin

At Sofi, an artisanal bakery in Berlin’s Mitte district, the art of breadmaking meets the slow movement’s emphasis on craft, origin, materials and process. Our pastries, bread, cakes and seasonal specials are made using traditional methods and carefully sourced ingredients. Opened as a collaboration between Danish restaurateur Frederik Bille Brahe and Slowness in 2021, Sofi operates by a holistic philosophy in which aesthetics, atmosphere and overall brand identity form key parts of the quality we offer our customers.

As Sofi grows, we want to further engage with our community on social media platforms. We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic Social Media Assistant with excellent photo and video skills to join our team. As a Social Media Assistant at Sofi, you will play a crucial role in strategically showcasing our products, engaging with subscribers, and implementing Sofi’s vision. You will be able to apply your creativity and passion for photography and videography to compelling content that resonates with our audience and drives online engagement. This position presents a rich opportunity to gain hands-on experience in digital marketing and showcase your talents, while becoming part of our vibrant international team working at the vanguard of contemporary food and hospitality.

Responsibilities

Content Creation

  • Capture high-quality photos and videos of our baked goods, beverages, and bakery ambiance to showcase our offerings in an elegant and thoughtful manner.
  • Develop creative concepts and visual themes for social media posts, stories, and campaigns that align with our brand identity and messaging.
  • Collaborate with the Slowness Brand & Creative team to brainstorm promotion initiatives and plan content calendars.
  • Collaborate with the bakers and FOH team to gain valuable insights into their process and knowledge, in order to weave this into your storytelling.

Community Engagement

  • Monitor social media channels and engage with our followers by responding to user-generated content, comments, messages, and inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

Platform Management

  •  Assist in the management and optimization of our Instagram and Facebook accounts.
  • Schedule and publish posts using social media management tools, ensuring consistent and timely content delivery.
  • Track and analyze key metrics to evaluate the performance of social media campaigns and identify opportunities for improvement.

Requirements

  • Enthusiasm for social media marketing and a strong interest in the food and hospitality industry.
  • Excellent photography and videography skills, with the ability to capture compelling visuals that tell a story and evoke emotion.
  • Proficiency in Figma and photo and video editing software (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Premiere Pro, or equivalent).
  • Creativity and attention to detail, with a keen eye for composition, color, and aesthetics.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with a friendly and approachable demeanor.
  • Strong familiarity with social media platforms and trends.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Fluency in English and German is preferred.
  • Must be based in Berlin.
Apply
Flussbad
Server (m/w/d)
Food & Beverage
Berlin
Open Close
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.

Apply
Contact
Berlin
Zur Alten Flussbadeanstalt 1
10317 Berlin, Germany
LISBON
Largo de Santa Marinha 1
1100-383 Lisbon, Portugal
Website by Studio Airport