For our office in Kassel, we are looking for:
an IT administrator
a PR & Communications Manager
IT administrator

Job-related tasks:

We are looking for a person keen on administration of IT networks, software and hardware services. DERlab e.V. is hosting an office IT infrastructure and several public websites. Your tasks will include the administration of a network accessed storage and a Linux server within our office network, administration of virtual Linux servers for hosting websites and online services, maintenance of Microsoft Windows based Laptops and user PCs used by our staff members, and setup and maintenance of several WordPress-based websites.

Furthermore, you will be responsible for supporting our staff members with solving software and hardware problems, and upgrading and extending our IT infrastructure with new components, when needed.

Your profile:
You have an industrial IT education or a university degree in information technology or related disciplines. You can demonstrate practical experience in the field of IT network administration, Linux server, Microsoft Office 365 and MS Windows 10 customer support. You feel comfortable with both software and IT hardware installations. In addition, you are characterized by an analytical, systematic way of thinking, a pragmatic way of problem solving, and have strong communication skills in English and German. A German working permit is mandatory and a presence in the Kassel office is required, remote work only is not an option.

PR & Communications Manager

Job related tasks:
We are looking for a person who works independently, is goal- and innovation-oriented and will develop, propose and execute efficient PR strategies. The candidate will develop and maintain PR-related content such as press releases, news, company collateral and relevant sections of the company portal, website, blog, etc., will participate in and support all other related activities in line with the overall Communication and PR strategy.

Your profile:
Professional Requirements: University degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or Journalism.

Key competencies:
• High flexibility and ability to work to deadlines, while balancing conflicting demands and priorities
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Confident handling of PR tools like Adobe InDesign, WordPress, Social Media
Platforms, etc.
• Fluency in English and also in German (both mandatory)
• Interest in smart grids and distributed energy resources
• Project management proficiency
• In addition, you are characterized by an analytical, systematic way of thinking, a
pragmatic way of problem solving.

Application deadline: 15 September 2022

Applications including motivation letter, CV and certificates can be submitted to: Dr. Diana Strauss-Mincu, jobs(at)

Please also contact Dr. Strauss-Mincu in case you have any question.

DERlab is hiring
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