We are looking for a motivated colleague (m/f/d) for the network office of Urbane Praxis e.V. in Berlin.

as of 15.09.2023 for approx. 20h/week on a freelance basis

(financed until 31.12.2023, longer if follow-up financing is available)

Application until 16.08.2023

The operational body of Urbane Praxis e.V. is the network office, in german referred to as “Netzwerkstelle” It supports the membership of the association in networking urban practitioners with each other, as well as with administration and politics, in developing discourse formats, strategies for action and policy proposals together with other intermediary actors in urban politics, Berlin-wide and beyond the city limits. The network office provides urban practitioners with advice, communicates their common concerns in various rounds of urban policy discourse, bundles knowledge and makes it accessible. The network office connects with actors in urban society in order to create synergies and use resources sustainably to achieve common goals.

Your tasks:

  • Network management and project work (coordination of networking meetings, working groups & as well as networking with other intermediary actors in urban policy)
  • Communication (with the network, externally, e.g. politics & administration, interface with public relations)
  • Development and implementation of discourse formats (preparation, implementation, documentation)
  • Development of strategies for action
  • Association administration (bookkeeping, membership administration and acquisition)
  • Network representation (at professional events, lectures, workshops)
  • Funding acquisition and management (interface with administration)

That’s what you bring:

  • Communicative, structured and independent way of working
  • Competences in planning and controlling (sub-)projects
  • Enjoy team and network coordination
  • Joy in the development of organisations, including the removal of barriers
  • Experience in dealing with public funding
  • Good knowledge in the field of urban practice, ideally own project experiencea
  • Good German and English skills
  • Good sensitivity to urban dynamics
  • Skills to initiate and maintain dynamics yourself

We offer:

  • Fantastic work colleagues
  • Varied interdisciplinary work on relevant urban policy issues
  • Large dynamic network

We welcome applications from all people and diversity in terms of gender, ethnic and social origin, disability, age, religion/belief and sexual identity (sexual orientation and gender identity). Please let us know the names, pronouns and forms of address you would like to be used. These are respected regardless of whether they correspond to information in certificates or other documents.

Please send applications to by 16.08.2023!
We look forward to seeing you!