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Project manager "Maker-Hubs" as local innovation spaces in rural areas

Employer: Association of Creative Chemnitz

Together with the initiatives of the Capital of Culture Chemnitz 2025, "maker hubs" are being created as local innovation spaces in rural areas throughout Saxony. As part of this exciting project, we are looking for a committed project manager from July 2023 who will support us in identifying, supporting and qualifying other stakeholders and networking them with existing knowledge-sharing initiatives.

Your tasks:

  • Evaluation of the Maker Hub applications and search for other interested parties

  • Implementation of workshops with selected initiatives

  • Collaborate with Makerhub experts to develop concepts and room models

  • Conducting pop-up maker hub presentations

  • Application for further project phases and establishment

  • Documentation and evaluation of the project

What we expect from you:

  • Experience in project management and working with creative people

  • A background in the areas of the maker movement, creative industries or regional development is an advantage

  • Excellent communication and networking skills

  • Ability to work independently and to motivate teams

  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills

  • An innovative mindset and the ability to develop creative solutions

  • Fluent knowledge of German

  • Mobility throughout Saxony

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to take part in an exciting and innovative project as part of the Capital of Culture Chemnitz 2025

  • A lively working environment in which you can contribute and implement your ideas

  • A competitive remuneration based on TV-L E11 Level 1  (30-40h per week)

  • The chance to make a real difference in regional development

If you feel addressed by this exciting challenge and would like to play a decisive role in creating innovation spaces in rural Saxony, we look forward to receiving your application. Please send us the  Application documents by e-mail to:

Application deadline: June 20th, 2023

The position is limited until December 31, 2023. An extension is possible depending on a project extension. There is also the possibility of being taken over by sister projects.

The Verband Kreatives Chemnitz actively promotes equality for all employees and therefore welcomes applications regardless of origin, age, identity, disability, religion and gender.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Contact person: Lars Fassmann, Tel. +49 371 67604620

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