Café Manager (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Team triumphs ego – and that’s how we play.
We keep it real – as a diverse team of talented individuals, we act together to make our world a happier place. Explore more about our community culture here:


Our act.3 Café will be where people can come together, share their ideas, get inspired, chat, or have a lovely cup of coffee or organic tea. It will also be a place for the act.3 community to exchange, meet or use the locations for activations and appointments around the office. Our café will be filled with community moments, laughter, and creative ideas in the most innovative and cozy surrounding.
As a CAFÉ MANAGER (F/M/D) you get the chance to run a café combined with a co-work and community space in Berlin. You will be responsible not only for daily operations but also for further, innovative development of the local. You will fill it in with the act.3 spirit and make sure it’s a place where people like to spend time in.  
As a great team player, you will closely cooperate with service- and kitchen staff in an appropriate and polite manner and in the spirit of act.3. You are passionate about people and have excellent manners. You maintain high service orientation, hospitality level, team spirit and readiness for action.
You are an organized person with an eye for the detail. You bring the vision of how the local could look and feel like and you take care of the café’s appearance.
In this role you will actively...
  • Act as a key contact between act.3, external providers and café staff.
  • Manage daily operations of the facility.
  • Cooperate closely with the appropriate departments and external stakeholders e.g. regarding the stock of materials.
  • Research and propose alternative ideas and ways to make our café & co-work space a go-to place in Berlin. 
  • Be responsible for administrative and organizational duties of the daily business e.g. accounting, invoice checking, deployment planning, inventory system, price calculations, creating reports.
  • Oversee staff scheduling as well as recruitment of new team members.
  • Ensure that all café expenses are within the budget and identify ways to decrease operational costs.
  • Act as a true leader for café staff and ensure that all staff is well-informed and motivated.
  • Take care of the appearance of the location as well as compliance to the hygiene rules.
Real impact comes from real people and real stories and your story looks a little like this…
  • Experienced. You bring ca. 2-3 years of previous professional experience in managing food & beverage location(s).
  • Competent. You convince us with former experience and practical knowledge of state-of-the-art regarding running café, restaurant and/or a co-working space. You are passionate about what you are doing, and you have a good understanding of the market.
  • Communicative. You speak fluent English and German.
  • Outgoing. You are an outgoing, communicative, and charismatic person.
  • Service Driven. You have a strong customer orientation and a passion for providing high-standard service to your clients.
  • Organized. You have strong organizational skills and can multitask.
  • Open Minded. You bring a strong willingness to learn and a natural curiosity for trends.
  • Purpose Driven. You are driven to create real change in people’s lives.
  • Passionate. You have a passion for sports, culture, and sustainability.
  • act.3 on tour: join our community and work in an exciting international and interdisciplinary environment with over 18 community bases spanning 6 continents.
  • Community moments & celebration: regular community events & get-togethers including our annual global community summit and festival; ACT.CON.
  • Learning & education: access to training, workshops, and custom personal development programs via our ACT.CADEMY.
  • Our way of acting: inspiring office design and set-ups and opportunities for flexible work arrangements.
  • Culture Clubs: create or be part of platforms for passions and shared interests.  
  • Feel good management: open access to drinks and healthy buffets in our community bases.  
  • Recharge: 28 days of holiday per year for all full-time team members and an extra day added after 5- and 10-years commitment.
  • Special discounts: exclusive offers and discounts for brands, events, and travel available on our corporate benefit platforms.
  • Thinking ahead: option to start or continue a pension plan.
  • Mobility solutions: based on your location we offer mobility solutions such as local travel passes, company cars and bike leasing.
act.3 is an equal opportunity employer. We believe real impact comes from real people and real stories. Everyone has a story to tell, and it is important that they are heard, valued, and respected. No matter where you come from, what you look like, or what your passion is, we celebrate our uniqueness and actively empower an inclusive and equitable world for all. Our community is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Mind matters more than numbers; we value real relationships built on trust and respect. We see each other at eye-level, inside and outside of work. This means we believe in heart counts and not headcounts. It’s our differences that enable us to shape the future of brands through people, community and culture and make our ideas happen. 
About us

We are a community of real  people who turn our passion into impact. We shape the future of brands through  people, community and culture. We make ideas happen.

We began our journey as an exclusive partner of adidas, UEFA, and FC Bayern in 2012, from our headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Since then, we have continued to push the boundaries of human interaction. We understand what society and our world need.

Our purpose is to enable each  other and brands to create real change in people’s lives, ultimately making our  world a happier place. Community and culture are therefore a core part of our  work. We approach marketing holistically and have expertise in strategy,  creative and experiences. We are now a global community with over 250 individuals  in 18 global offices spanning 6 continents. We collaborate with handpicked  partners all over the world to bring beauty to the spheres of sport, culture  and sustainability.

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