Stiftung Mercator as employer

We offer an opportunity for you to grow with our young institution and to help shape the implementation of its strategic targets – either as a member of our in-house staff or by joining our projects or partner organizations.

As an employer, we do our utmost to promote a good work/life balance, among other things by offering flexible working hours, the chance to work from home*, a childcare allowance** and a parent-child room at our offices in Essen. A five-member works council represents the interests of the employees.

We support the use of local public transport by contributing to a monthly ticket and provide a subsidized lunch. We believe it is important to work on a partnership basis – with our partners and with each other. Regular feedback meetings plus a range of sport and leisure activities increase trust and foster a sense of community.Do you want to be involved in demanding and exciting projects, enjoy working in a team and would like to help us drive forward our focal themes?

We want to increase the diversity of our team and the proportion of ethnic minorities and people of color. When recruiting new staff, we always ensure that every stage of the application process adheres to the legally required equal opportunity principles in Germany and embraces to the greatest possible extent diverse cultural, professional, and social backgrounds and that this is also reflected in our team.

For details of application requirements and formalities, please refer to the respective job advertisement. We look forward to receiving your application.


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