Seriousassblog Here at PastBook we are growing fast and we will be growing considerably over the next 12 months to keep up with the demand of our exciting project.

For us it’s more important to find a smart guy or girl with an open mind that believes in the project rather than someone who is just looking for a job. Passion for your work, technology and new stuff is a must. Agile and lateral thinking skills are key for us. If you are not Agile yet, you will become it soon with us!

We prefer a full-time position, based in our cozy office, located in the heart of Amsterdam, with a beautiful canal view. Successful applicants will work with an enthusiastic and international team.

We enjoy a casual and fun working environment in an open concept office.

 

Do you want to have fun and work with us?

Do you like new challenges?

Would you like to join our team?

PastBook is hiring!

 

Current open positions:


 

Head of Marketing & Communication

The Head of Marketing and Communication will be responsible for the development, execution, management and tracking of all marketing channels including digital, mobile, social media and community relations. She/he will define branding, including brand core values and communication guidelines, and utilize research and customer insights to develop marketing programs that drive demand generation and increase revenue.

Job description:

  • Very creative, but hands-on, no bullshit, data driven, design lover and detail oriented – Head of marketing & communication.
  • Define with the team the brand core values, propositions and communication guidelines – and make sure that those guides are followed and applied into everything we do.
  • Develop and execute marketing strategies that significantly increase the acquisition and retention of customers, and that improve quality of leads, revenue growth and sales efficiency.
  • Develop and manage consumer audience segmentation and communication to increase brand awareness, engagement, conversion and revenue.
  • Develop programs and processes that support opportunistic development of new product implementations and services to drive audience, customer acquisition and revenue.
  • Scale current business internationally (currently main revenues are coming from US).
  • Conduct ongoing, comprehensive reporting including current trends and projections.
  • Manage allocated budget, forecasting, and revenue projections.
  • Work closely with Executive team: CEO, CFO, Head of Growth, Head of Product and Head of Customer Happiness Team.
  • Lead – by example – marketing team currently composed by Head of Growth, Graphic Designer and Social Media Manager

Requirements:

  • Obsession for good design and typography
  • Top project management skills together with hands-on experience (we don’t want a people manager only)
  • Previously proven experience in successful B2C – preferably international – company in similar role
  • Creative Lateral thinker: we look for a creative mind that can think outside the box and be unconventional to disrupt and outsmart the ‘old’ market we are in and its ‘traditional’ players
  • Passionated about new media, social media and new trends (active user privately)
  • Result oriented, data driven. Familiar with most common and new Analytics tools and KPI
  • Nice to have: Experience with viral acquisition, paid acquisition, content Marketing, email marketing, SEO, A/B testing and analytics, and anything else that can make a difference

 

We offer competitive salary and stock options.

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]  

 


 

Growth Hacker (Internship)

The successful candidate is data-driven: she/he will turn data into information, information into actionable insight and insight into business decisions and he/she will help to execute those business decisions. The Growth Hacker will work directly with the Head of Growth to help support the growth of the company. S/he will help with the development, execution, management and tracking of all marketing channels. The main focus initially will be data and research, analyzing our large amounts of data to draw conclusions that will help us understand our customers and consequently increase revenue.

Position Overview

The position will require both a quantitative and qualitative skill-set, and an obsessive attention to detail. The right candidate will have a positive attitude and a desire to learn in a fast paced environment. The role requires a high level of organization skills and ability to handle large amounts of data.

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets to help us grow
  • Explore and analyze datasets with tools like Excel
  • Support the Head of Growth with all marketing channels and growth activities

Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Basic knowledge of SQL (and eager to learn more)
  • Google Analytics
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Basic HTML skills
  • Innate interest in learning about customers behavior through both numbers and qualitative data
  • Eager to learn more and more every day
  • Cohort analysis

Nice to have

  • Facebook Advertisement experience
  • AdWords Experience

Why PastBook:

  • You will be working in a fast-growing startup environment, together with a team of young professionals, passionate about photography and technology.
  • Rapid professional and personal advancement.
  • Possibility to work remotely (later).
  • If we are happy with each other after the internship, you will be offered a full-time position
  • Beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein)
  • Extremely friendly and informal environment
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]  

 


 

Customer Happiness Intern for Italian Market (Paid)

PastBook, an Amsterdam-based startup on a mission to help people preserve and relive memories – awarded as one of the top 3 fastest growing tech companies in Europe – is looking for a Customer Happiness intern for Italian market.

Our 100% international team passionately works together in order to build  the most frictionless way to create photo books from all kinds of sources. It’s time to welcome a new member to our family who will support our terrific growth: the goal of the internship is a long-term employment after it.  

As a part of the Customer Happiness Team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations ensuring accurate and timely goods supply. This involves order entry processing and customer support.

Requirements:

  • Fluent Italian and English (both languages are a must, an Italian native speaker is a big plus)
  • Smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Good English speaker (it is a must, a native speaker is a big plus).
  • Perfect in written and good in spoken communications.
  • Focused on details.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines.
  • Passionate about technology and photography.
  • Willing to take  different shifts when required (nights and weekends included)

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Suite.
  • Data-driven.
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools.
  • Good working knowledge of excel.
  • Previous experience as a Customer Support Manager.
  • Experience with tools like WordPress, Zendesk, Buffer.

Why PastBook:

  • You will be working in a fast-growing startup environment, together with a team of young professionals, passionate about photography and technology.
  • Rapid professional and personal advancement.
  • Possibility to work remotely (later).
  • If we are happy with each other after the internship, you will be offered a full-time position
  • Beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein)
  • Extremely friendly and informal environment
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]  

 


 

Customer Happiness Intern for Dutch Market (Paid)

PastBook, an Amsterdam-based startup on a mission to help people preserve and relive memories – awarded as one of the top 3 fastest growing tech companies in Europe – is looking for a Customer Happiness intern.

Our 100% international team passionately works together in order to build  the most frictionless way to create photo books from all kinds of sources. It’s time to welcome a new member to our family who will support our terrific growth: the goal of the internship is a long-term employment after it.  

As a part of the Customer Happiness Team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations ensuring accurate and timely goods supply. This involves order entry processing and customer support.

Requirements:

  • Fluent Dutch and English (both languages are a must, a Dutch native speaker is a big plus)
  • Smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Perfect in written and good in spoken communications.
  • Focused on details.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines.
  • Passionate about technology and photography.
  • Willing to take  different shifts when required (nights and weekends included)

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Suite.
  • Data-driven.
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools.
  • Good working knowledge of excel.
  • Previous experience as a Customer Support Manager.
  • Experience with tools like WordPress, Zendesk, Buffer.

Why PastBook:

  • You will be working in a fast-growing startup environment, together with a team of young professionals, passionate about photography and technology.
  • Rapid professional and personal advancement.
  • Possibility to work remotely (later).
  • If we are happy with each other after the internship, you will be offered a full-time position
  • Beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein)
  • Extremely friendly and informal environment
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]  

 


 

Customer Happiness – Paid Internship (Full Time)

PastBook, an Amsterdam-based startup on a mission to help people preserve and relive memories – awarded as one of the top 3 fastest growing tech companies in Europe – is looking for a Customer Happiness intern.

Our 100% international team passionately works together in order to build  the most frictionless way to create photo books from all kinds of sources. It’s time to welcome a new member to our family who will support our terrific growth: the goal of the internship is a long-term employment after it.  

As a part of the Customer Happiness Team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations ensuring accurate and timely goods supply. This involves order entry processing and customer support.

Requirements:

  • Smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Good English speaker (it is a must, a native speaker is a big plus).
  • Perfect in written and good in spoken communications.
  • Focused on details.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines.
  • Passionate about technology and photography.
  • Willing to take  different shifts when required (nights and weekends included)

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Suite.
  • Data-driven.
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools.
  • Good working knowledge of excel.
  • Previous experience as a Customer Support Manager.
  • Experience with tools like WordPress, Zendesk, Buffer.

Why PastBook:

  • You will be working in a fast-growing startup environment, together with a team of young professionals, passionate about photography and technology.
  • Rapid professional and personal advancement.
  • Possibility to work remotely (later).
  • If we are happy with each other after the internship, you will be offered a full-time position
  • Beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein)
  • Extremely friendly and informal environment
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

If you think we are a good match, please apply at [email protected]  

 


 

Full Stack Developer – Paid Internship (Full Time)

PastBook – one of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe – is looking for a Full Stack Developer Intern to join our team in Amsterdam and grow even bigger together. We are always in search for bright minds and aim at hiring out trainees after the Internship is over.

Are you crazy about technology and curious to learn? Do you want to work side-by-side with experienced and passionate professionals? Are you motivated to change the world? Drop us a line, your dream job is waiting for you!

Join PastBook and learn how to resolve cutting-edge problems that you won’t see in a classroom, master your skills and become a kick-ass superstar developer. You’ll work closely with CTO, development and design teams to implement and release products into the wild. Your code will touch hundreds of thousands of people. You’ll join a passionate fast-moving team that continuously push code to production.

You:

You are entrepreneurial, quick-learning and can’t wait to work for a fast-growing startup with a proven business model in Amsterdam. You know how to create awesome web apps, from the shiny front-end to the nuts-and-bolts back-end. You love handcrafting beautiful code and are looking for a way to kick-start your career before it even begins.

Your skills:

  • Setup dev/production environments (Linux, Apache/NGINX/HHVM, MySQL, REDIS, PHP)
  • Ability to code Full-stack: PHP5, MySQL, Redis, Javascript, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS3
  • Back-end: Frameworks and tools: Silex, Slim, Grunt/Gulp, Vagrant, Puppet
  • Front-end Frameworks and tools: Bootstrap, Less, Coffeescript, jQuery, React, Angular, Backbone
  • Good understanding of various data structures and algorithms
  • Well-versed in modern application design paradigms and patterns
  • Care about user design and user experience
  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must)
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not
  • Eager to learn and highly interested in latest technologies and trends
  • Pursuing or completed a Bachelor’s in Computer Science or relevant degree.

Preferred experience:

  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, ELB, S3, RDS, …)
  • Template parsers: Twig, Blade, Handlebars, Smarty
  • Frameworks and tools: Git, Symfony2, Composer, Vagrant, Puppet, Docker, Bootstrap, Less, Sass, Grunt, Gulp, Typescript, Coffeescript, jQuery, React, Angular, Backbone, …
  • UI and UX design
  • Native App development (iOS/Android)
  • Security and encryption
  • Unit Testing, site performance and trackings

What we offer:

  • Working in one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working in a beautiful office with a view in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Team of passionate experienced professionals
  • Diverse tasks and careful guidance from the colleagues
  • Responsibility for your own field of work from day one
  • Regular feedback and opportunity to develop professionally and grow within the company
  • Opportunity to get hired after the Internship is over
  • Friendly working environment
  • Regular team-building events

At PastBook we passionately build a lightning-fast, flawless platform for the effortless creation of photo books, discovering new technological opportunities and doing everything possible to deliver a top-notch user experience. We are constantly in search for bright minds driven by the challenges and ready to build the unimaginable. Try out our website and apps or find out more at www.pastbook.com.

 

We’re excited to see what you can do! Please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected].


 

Mobile Developer – Paid Internship (Full Time)

PastBook – one of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe – is looking for a Mobile Developer Intern to join our team in Amsterdam and grow even bigger together. We are always in search for bright minds and aim at hiring out trainees after the Internship is over.

Are you crazy about technology and curious to learn? Do you want to work side-by-side with experienced and passionate professionals? Are you motivated to change the world? Drop us a line, your dream job is waiting for you!

Join PastBook and learn how to resolve cutting-edge problems that you won’t see in a classroom, master your skills and become a kick-ass superstar developer. You’ll work closely with CTO, development and design teams to implement and release products into the wild. Your code will touch hundreds of thousands of people. You’ll join a passionate fast-moving team that continuously push code to production.

You:

You are entrepreneurial, quick-learning and can’t wait to work for a fast-growing startup with a proven business model in Amsterdam. You know how to create awesome apps, using Objective-C / Swift, Java or a framework like Titanium / React Native (NodeJS). You love handcrafting beautiful code and are looking for a way to kick-start your career before it even begins.

Your skills:

  • Objective-C, Swift, Java and/or NodeJS
  • Good understanding of various data structures and algorithms
  • Well-versed in modern application design paradigms and patterns
  • UI and UX design
  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must)
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not
  • Eager to learn and highly interested in latest technologies and trends
  • Pursuing or completed a Bachelor’s in Computer Science or relevant degree.

Preferred experience:

  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, …)
  • Back-end development (Linux, PHP, MySQL, Redis)
  • Web-development skills (HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Foundation)
  • Security and encryption
  • Performance and user tracking

What we offer:

  • Working in one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working in a beautiful office with a view in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Team of passionate experienced professionals
  • Diverse tasks and careful guidance from the colleagues
  • Responsibility for your own field of work from day one
  • Regular feedback and opportunity to develop professionally and grow within the company
  • Opportunity to get hired after the Internship is over
  • Friendly working environment
  • Regular team-building events

At PastBook we passionately build a lightning-fast, flawless platform for the effortless creation of photo books, discovering new technological opportunities and doing everything possible to deliver a top-notch user experience. We are constantly in search for bright minds driven by the challenges and ready to build the unimaginable. Try out our website and apps or find out more at www.pastbook.com.

If you are looking for opportunities within a fast-growing company with amazing marketing potential where your efforts are needed and appreciated, if you want to work side-by-side with hard-working devoted professionals, come join us!

 

We’re excited to see what you can do! Please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected]

 


Full Stack Developer (Full Time)

PastBook – one of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe – is looking for a Full Stack Developer to join our team in Amsterdam and grow even bigger together.

Join PastBook and learn how to resolve cutting-edge problems that you won’t see in a classroom, master your skills and become a kick-ass superstar developer. You’ll work closely with CTO, development and design teams to implement and release products into the wild. Your code will touch hundreds of thousands of people. You’ll join a passionate fast-moving team that continuously push code to production.

You:

You are entrepreneurial, quick-learning and can’t wait to work for a fast-growing startup with a proven business model in Amsterdam. You know how to create awesome web apps, from the shiny front-end to the nuts-and-bolts back-end. You love handcrafting beautiful code and are looking for a challenge to improve your skills even more.

Your skills:

  • Setup dev/production environments (Linux, Apache/NGINX/HHVM, MySQL, REDIS, PHP)
  • Ability to code Full-stack: PHP5/7, MySQL, Redis, Javascript, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS3
  • Good understanding of various data structures and algorithms
  • Well-versed in modern application design paradigms and patterns
  • Care about user design and user experience
  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must)
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not
  • Eager to learn and highly interested in latest technologies and trends

Preferred experience:

  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, ELB, S3, RDS, …)
  • Template parsers: Twig, Blade, Handlebars, Smarty
  • Frameworks and tools: Git, Symfony2, Composer, Vagrant, Puppet, Docker, Bootstrap, Less, Sass, Grunt, Gulp, Typescript, Coffeescript, jQuery, React, Angular, Backbone, …
  • UI and UX design
  • Native App development (iOS/Android)
  • Security and encryption
  • Unit Testing, site performance and trackings

What we offer:

  • Working in one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working in a beautiful office with a view in the heart of Amsterdam
  • International team of passionate experienced professionals
  • Working on a wide diversity of projects and techniques
  • Regular feedback and opportunity to develop professionally and grow within the company
  • Regular team-building events

We’re excited to see what you can do! Please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected]

 


Mobile Developer (iOS)

This position is open to any level of seniority. Also as internship.

We’re looking for a smart person to join the team full-time that can works hard, hands-on, and take care of our mobile developments to maintain and build the new version of our iOS app.

You’ll work in full autonomy close to the CEO. 

You’ll have to work hard, hands on on the code managing the app from A to Z.

PLUS:

– Know how of frameworks like Titanium / Phone Gap or similar.

– Graphics / UXP skills

Personal attitude and team fit will be an important criteria in the selection process.

You’ll have to deal with:

  • Object-C / Swift
  • Restful API

You are:

  • Native/Fluent English speaker (it is a must).
  • Good in written and spoken communication, both technical and not.
  • Focused to details. Data driven.
  • Creative, confident, determined, self motivated and proactive.
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines
  • A lateral thinker and problem solver
  • Passionated about technology and development

Are you interested in this position? We would love to hear from you: please send your CV (and LinkedIn + GitHub) to [email protected]


Web Graphic Designer – Paid Internship (Full-Time)

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We are looking for a talented creative graphic designer intern to work with us in the design area.

PastBook, an Amsterdam-based startup on a mission to help people to preserve and relive memories – awarded as one of the top 3 fastest growing tech companies in Europe – is looking for a graphic designer intern.

You:

  • You can translate the marketing ideas into creative concepts.
  • You know how to get someone’s attention with stunning designs, while preserving the PastBook identity
  • You can create the needed creatives for online and offline marketing.
  • You can come up with amazing creative concepts  and are able to execute them by yourself.

We will make sure you have sufficient enough room to nurture your creativity. Our customers will see PastBook with your vision.

Technical skills should include experience with Adobe Creative Suite, PhotoShop at least, InDesign and Illustrator is nice to have. The intern must be able to handle multiple projects under flexible and extreme deadlines. Experience in web design and understanding of the printing process is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Experience with WordPress, designing wireframe and mockup, creative marketing banners, uxp. (nice to have: video editing, mobile app design)
  • Experience with communications related graphic design
  • Industry experience using graphic design software
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work on a team
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Experience designing & producing projects from concept through execution

Nice to have:

  • Experience in responsive web-design and setting up landing pages
  • Experience in content distribution on social media channels (& avid social media user)
  • Experience using video/audio capture and editing

Why PastBook?

  • You will be working in a fast-growing startup environment, together with a team of young professionals, passionate about photography and technology.
  • Rapid professional and personal advancement.
  • If we are happy with each other after the internship, you will be offered a full-time position
  • Beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam (Leidseplein)
  • Extremely friendly and informal environment
  • Good Italian coffee every day and monthly events :)

Would you like to apply for this position? Please send your CV to [email protected] and please include your portfolio.

 


ABOUT US: PastBook collects all your memories in one –safe– place, detached from each social network, providing you with a unique experience to easily relive and share, either on-line, through a tablet or offline through a pdf or even in a tangible way, a printed book. – http://hub.pastbook.com

PastBook new collaborative platform allows people to collaborate with friends, just inviting them and let them add their best pictures with you. A unique story to keep forever online or offline – http://moments.pastbook.com