Facility Handy Person

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Facility Handyperson

We're looking for a facility handyperson who has all round technical skills and can help with our facilities across all three locations.  

Full-time · Amsterdam, The Netherlands

About us 

TNW is a leading international tech media company founded in 2006. We write technology news (10 millions visitors monthly to thenextweb.com), host events (such as TNW conference with 12.5k visitors), collect and analyze tech startup data (over 200k startups tracked via Index.co) and operate tech spaces in Amsterdam together with Google.

At TNW, we're on a mission to inspire and inform the world about technology through media, events and services – and each of these arms of the business look to us help them do it. 

The role

  • Keeping all the facilities running
    Make sure everything is working smoothly and perfectly in a proactive manner.
  • Team support
    Help out the team with all hands on on site support checking out reported errors.
  • Small repairs and improvements
    Including, but not limited to: paint work, changing light bulbs, plumbing, building things such as installations and making repairs where needed, etcetera.
  • Building repairs
    Check and solve problems with HVAC, liaising repairs with the landlord and contractors.
  • Technical support
    Help out with all our devices and network and events setup.
  • Emergency response
    A bonus if you're already trained - otherwise, we'll set up training.
  • Security
    Keep an eye out for any risks from both people with the wrong intentions as well as make sure people can't get hurt.
  • Deliveries
    Help externals with pickups and deliveries as well as with internal moving of things to and from other locations.

You

  • Available as soon as possible, for a year, with the possibility to extend. 
  • Can work at our City location and assist with our South and West locations.
  • Love fixing things, solving problems and making sure everything is working properly.
  • Like working in a modern international environment.
  • Are able to communicate with a multitude of characters and cultures from both our teams as well as members (clients).
  • Can work persistently when needed and uphold an open and honest team culture.
  • Don't stop at "good enough" and are both organized and detail-orientated.
  • Have a basic knowledge of electrical hardware.
  • Are eager to always learn new skills and improve.
  • Hold a can-do attitude and willingness to take an active role in running physical spaces.
  • Have outstanding, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Work independently as well as within a team.
  • Trained for emergency response is a plus.
  • Fluent in Dutch & English.

Our offer

  • You will be able to showcase your hard work and expertise
  • Flexible working hours and a relaxed, informal work atmosphere at a growing company
  • An online subscription to the Financial Times
  • Open vacation policy 
  • Subsidized lunch, fruit, snacks, and excellent coffee
  • Weekly drinks with colleagues and other TNW residents
  • An inspiring workplace at TNW South, with a bar & rooftop terrace 🌇

TNW strives to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment, where all people are treated equally and given the opportunity to excel.

Are you excited to join?