Learning Business Partner

Berlin, Germany People

About the opportunity

Do you believe that we all have potential waiting to be unlocked? Do you wish the teams you work with could maximize the talents of the people on the team? Well if you answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions, come explore an opportunity to do so on our rocket ship! Contentful is rapidly growing and we are looking for our first Learning Business Partner that will work to create and execute strategic learning plans with our teams that will help us achieve our goals and unlock the potential contained within each Contentfuler@.

What to expect?

In your role as our Learning Business Partner, you will act as a sherpa with our teams and leaders to recommend learning solutions that develop their team’s capabilities to meet their business objectives and help cultivate an organic learning culture in their organization. Bring your questions, notepad and creativity with you to build the relationships you’ll need to become a trusted advisor and partner to both managers and individual contributors. You will then craft learning experiences through creation and curation that can strengthen the team to do its best work. If you describe yourself as a team player who wants to make an impact shaping the business with fresh, new ideas in learning, we really want to hear from you!

  • Recommend strategic learning experiences that solve for capability uplift and lead to true business impact
  • Establish content strategy aligned with business goals to promote learning assets relevant capability strengths and opportunities
  • Sustain organizational partnerships with leaders and individuals to stay close to organizational goals and subsequent learning & development needs
  • Act as a content SME for learning assets available through our partners and internally created/curated by the Contentful YOU! Team
  • Engage SMEs to further participate in creating content and sharing knowledge across platforms and user groups
  • Create various types of content, e.g. learning paths, newsletters, graphics, Slack posts, etc., choosing the best format for the intended purpose

What you need to be successful?

  • Ability to energize, develop, and build rapport with partners and at all levels within an organization
  • Ability to lead, manage and influence in cross-functional and cross-business teams
  • Creative thinker, with proven ability to generate new ideas
  • Outstanding communication, organizational and problem-solving skills, and ability to work independently
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously with appropriate sense of urgency
  • Proactive, self-directed, responsible, and able to creatively implement a plan with limited guidance
  • Advanced understanding of global audiences and cultural sensitivities
  • Demonstrated strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Self-starter with a positive, flexible, team-oriented attitude
  • Prior experience consulting in technology or learning & development a plus

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, ARD Broadcaster, The British Museum, Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed locations around the world.


“Everyone is welcome here” — it's a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

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