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Jobs at SchwuZ: Empowering people

As Berlin’s oldest and most popular event center for queer culture and sociopolitical participation, we’re a fair and equitable employer with identification potential and meaningful employment possibilities. We’re looking for personalities for our team that share our views on diversity in life and self-confident identities – regardless of their cultural and social backgrounds or current life situations.

Whether in beverages,  service, sales, communication, booking, tech, cleaning, personal management or event management – we work together to create, organize and realize a wide variety of event formats and cultural events. This includes club nights and concerts as well as externally organized events such as trade shows, conventions and gala events that take place at SchwuZ.

Join our team! We provide you all the conditions you need to work effectively and give you the space so that you can design your tasks responsibilities in a self-determined and self-organized way. We support your abilities and self-realization. Through your job at SchwuZ you give as much value as you can to all our projects, thereby actively contributing to our success as a company.

We’re especially also looking for applications from lesbian, trans and intersex people as well as queers of color, Black queers, immigrants, first, second+-generation immigrants, and differently abled people. It’s important to us to create an individualized career model for our employees based on their respective needs and life phases. You can find all the currently available job openings on our Job Board on this site. We ask you to please use our online form for your application. Thank you.

SchwuZ Mitarbeiter:innen lachen miteinander
Mitarbeiter:innen im SchwuZ haben Spass miteinander

Our Values

As an employer, people are the focus of our work. We see ourselves as a supplier of empowerment and support all our employees based on our manifested values.
Barteam an der Pepsi Boston Bar im SchwuZ Queer Club Berlin
Kolleg:innen von der Bar im SchwuZ Queer Club Berlin
We place our company’s focus on the person, with their strengths and abilities. That is why we give each other the creative freedom that we need to be able to work in a self-determined and autonomous way. Fundamental trust and mutual acceptance form the foundation for this so that we may develop in an integrated manner.
Come as you are! We treat each other with goodwill and openness. Our positive and appreciative interactions with each other creates a warm atmosphere where every person is welcome and feels seen as an individual. We are aware of the difference and respect them.
We are a community. That means that we trust each other and support one another. We communicate clearly and openly, and approach each other with acceptance and appreciation, even when there are disputes. We all contribute with our skills and abilities the best we can and ensure that others can also share in our knowledge.
We are considerate and attentive to everyone. We are thoughtful and look out for each other’s well-being.
Love it! Change it! Or leave it as it is! We are passionate about what we do and have fun while doing it. We keep our sense of humor in challenging situations and face them with levity.
Good ideas are the fuel for our success. We’re explorers! That means we remain curious and courageous. We give each other the space to dare to dream and try out new things.
We are genuine, open and honest because we’re human. We don’t pretend. Our emotions and needs have just as much space with us as our skills. We communicate openly and on even footing. We don’t make empty promises. We keep our word by doing what we say and saying what we do.
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Current jobs at SchwuZ

Here you can find all the current open positions at SchwuZ. We ask you to please apply directly using the online form (see below). If you don’t see any specific jobs here at the moment, then we’re fully staffed right now. However, we still welcome your unsolicited applications.
LIKE TO KEEP THINGS CLEAN? GREAT. WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU. For our operational premises, we will hire a mini-job-based cleaner as soon as possible. In this position, you are primarily responsible for the regular, material-appropriate care and cleaning of our event, storage and office spaces. Your main tasks include:
  • Floor cleaning
  • Surface and furniture cleaning
  • Cleaning of sanitary facilities
  • Professional waste disposal
  • Washing of towels, rags and other textiles
  • Cleaning and organizing storage areas, as well as inventory inspection
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING WITH YOU You love cleanliness and tidiness. The scent of detergent gives you a feeling of happiness and you’ve long given your vacuum cleaner a loving nickname. You’re very thorough, reliable and have experience in the care of different materials. Our team is diverse, interdisciplinary and international. Good knowledge of German and English is an advantage. WE ARE Germany’s largest queer club. In addition to our regular club operations, we also maintain other business areas, which include in particular the rental of the location, an online shop and the conception and organisation of different event and cultural formats. MORE THAN A CLUB SchwuZ is an employer driven by inclusion and diversity, in which every person is accepted as he or she is or wants to be. We see ourselves as a safer space for everyone who feels part of the queer community. Our organization is characterized by a strong sense of community and togetherness. Harmony, empathy and respectful interaction are not only important to us, but also essential components of our corporate culture. WHAT WE OFFER We are a familiar team with almost 100 employees. In addition to performance-based and fair payment, we regularly offer internal and external training opportunities. Our cooperation is characterized by flat hierarchies, a high degree of personal responsibility and creative freedom. A balanced work-life romance is important to us. That’s why we make sure that our scheduling is compatible with your life. In addition, we also offer the opportunity to participate in regular corporate yoga classes. WANT TO JOIN US? Glad to hear it! Please apply via the online form (see below) with your CV and a few words about your motivation! Thank you very much. We look forward to your application.
YOUR MOTTO IS GRIT YOUR TEETH AND GET IT? GREAT. WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU. For our club operation in Rollbergstraße, we’re hiring a part-time service employee (also a mini-job) at the earliest possible date. In this position, you support our bar team and have their backs. You’re their backbone, their invisible superpower! Your main tasks include:
  • Keep the event rooms free of empties and glass
  • Return of the glass to the bars and corresponding space organization
  • Cleaning of bars and bar areas during operation
  • Refilling the beverage stock during operation
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING WITH YOU A sense of fun for night work! You are open-minded, communicative and keep a clear head even in stressful situations. Your watchful eye immediately sees when an empty glass is standing around somewhere and you can easily carry a drink box from A to B. Chaos at the bar is not your thing. You ensure a well-functioning work environment without being asked and support your bar team with skillful moves. Our team is diverse, interdisciplinary and international. Good knowledge of German and English is an advantage. WE ARE Germany’s largest queer club. In addition to our regular club operations, we also maintain other business areas, which include in particular the rental of the location, an online shop and the conception and organisation of different event and cultural formats. MORE THAN A CLUB SchwuZ is an employer driven by inclusion and diversity, in which every person is accepted as he or she is or wants to be. We see ourselves as a safer space for everyone who feels part of the queer community. Our organization is characterized by a strong sense of community and togetherness. Harmony, empathy and respectful interaction are not only important to us, but also essential components of our corporate culture. WHAT WE OFFER We are a familiar team with almost 100 employees. In addition to performance-based and fair payment, we regularly offer internal and external training opportunities. Our cooperation is characterized by flat hierarchies, a high degree of personal responsibility and creative freedom. A balanced work-life romance is important to us. That’s why we make sure that our scheduling is compatible with your life. In addition, we also offer the opportunity to participate in regular corporate yoga classes. WANT TO JOIN US? Glad to hear it! Please apply via the online form (see below) with your CV and a few words about your motivation! Thank you very much. We look forward to your application.
YOU’RE A SMOOTH OPERATOR? GREAT. WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU. For our gastronomy division, we will hire a supervisor service personnel at the earliest possible date. In this position, you’re responsible for the professional and personal management of the service staff team. Your main tasks include:
  • Event management
  • Onboarding new team members
  • Conducting and documenting regular feedback meetings
  • Conflict moderation
  • Identification of training needs
  • Regular reporting to the catering & controlling management
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING WITH YOU You’re the motivator & inspiration. With your soft skills, you get the best out of your employees, recognise their potential and support them in developing it. For you, good leadership means more than just delegating, and you’re able to communicate our strategic goals transparently and clearly to your team. In addition, you have several years of relevant professional experience in the hotel/catering industry and are familiar with all operational processes in the ongoing event operation. Our team is diverse, interdisciplinary and international. Good knowledge of German and English is an advantage. WE ARE Germany’s largest queer club. In addition to our regular club operations, we also maintain other business areas, which include in particular the rental of the location, an online shop and the conception and organisation of different event and cultural formats. MORE THAN A CLUB SchwuZ is an employer driven by inclusion and diversity, in which every person is accepted as he or she is or wants to be. We see ourselves as a safer space for everyone who feels part of the queer community. Our organization is characterized by a strong sense of community and togetherness. Harmony, empathy and respectful interaction are not only important to us, but also essential components of our corporate culture. WHAT WE OFFER We are a familiar team with almost 100 employees. In addition to performance-based and fair payment, we regularly offer internal and external training opportunities. Our cooperation is characterized by flat hierarchies, a high degree of personal responsibility and creative freedom. A balanced work-life romance is important to us. That’s why we make sure that our scheduling is compatible with your life. In addition, we also offer the opportunity to participate in regular corporate yoga classes. WANT TO JOIN US? Glad to hear it! Please apply via the online form (see below) with your CV and a few words about your motivation! Thank you very much. We look forward to your application.
YOU ARE TOUGH BUT WITH A SOFT TOUCH? GREAT. WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU. For our operational club business in Rollbergstraße, we’re looking to hire a mini-job-based guest service as quickly as possible. In this position, you’ll ensure smooth admission operation, compliance with the guidelines for SchwuZ as a place free of discrimination and violence, as well as legal framework conditions. You would be the contact person in security and conflict matters and you’d have a strong awareness of the club’s activities. Your sensitivity allows you to communicate empathically and safely de-escalate challenging situations. Your main tasks include:
  • Coordination of the entrance queue
  • Pocket control & body checks
  • Custody of unauthorised items
  • Regular inspection of the event rooms (in particular the escape routes)
  • Maintaining peace and quiet in the courtyard area
  • Communicative de-escalation in cases of conflict
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING WITH YOU A sense of fun for night work! You can skilfully balance honest hospitality and professional distance. At the same time, you have a high degree of sensitivity when dealing with people. You can keep a cool head even in stressful situations and still have an overview even when others have lost it long ago. Your communication strength makes it easy for you to approach people and de-escalate conflict situations in a solution-oriented way. In addition, you have a current first aid certification. Our team and our visitors are diverse and international. Good knowledge of German and English is a requirement in this position. WE ARE Germany’s largest queer club. In addition to our regular club operations, we also maintain other business areas, which include in particular the rental of the location, an online shop and the conception and organisation of different event and cultural formats. MORE THAN A CLUB SchwuZ is an employer driven by inclusion and diversity, in which every person is accepted as he or she is or wants to be. We see ourselves as a safer space for everyone who feels part of the queer community. Our organization is characterized by a strong sense of community and togetherness. Harmony, empathy and respectful interaction are not only important to us, but also essential components of our corporate culture. WHAT WE OFFER We are a familiar team with almost 100 employees. In addition to performance-based and fair payment, we regularly offer internal and external training opportunities. Our cooperation is characterized by flat hierarchies, a high degree of personal responsibility and creative freedom. A balanced work-life romance is important to us. That’s why we make sure that our scheduling is compatible with your life. In addition, we also offer the opportunity to participate in regular corporate yoga classes. WANT TO JOIN US? Glad to hear it! Please apply via the online form (see below) with your CV and a few words about your motivation! Thank you very much. We look forward to your application.
Portraet von Bastian Hanke und Tanja Dierbach, der Personalleitung im SchwuZ Queer Club Berlin

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