Nina is CFO at eBay Kleinanzeigen. She already knew she would take a spell at the wheel after an appointment at career guidance. She believes that one can grow above all even with the help of people who are not always the best role model. Nina is in favor of more free thinking in our education system.
Frida Elisson, CMO
Frida is Director Marketing at eBay Kleinanzeigen. Born in Sweden, she had very different plans for her career when she was a child. At work, she values flexibility because spending time with her family is very important to her. In her home country, work-life-balance is not just buzzword. Frida’s motto: Life is too short to have regrets.
Christiane Lemke, Software Engineer
Christiane is a software developer at eBay Kleinanzeigen. She believes that gender-specific influences during childhood are still responsible for the fact that only a few girls and women opt for the tech sector. If an employee is in a difficult situation, Christiane knows many different ways to help out.
Manuela Leppert, BizDev
Manuela lives her motto “Outside your comfort zone, is where the magic happens” and that doesn’t mean moving from the Black Forest to Berlin, but rather always answering honestly and keeping her drive for action. We really appreciate our colleague for all of it!
André Charton, Teamlead Software Engineer
André wanted to become something completely different, but luckily he ended up at eBay Kleinanzeigen. Here you can find out why the young family father still needs horse riding clothes and how the “Sendung mit der Maus” is one of the things that helps him to stay creative.
Elsa Dez, CRM Team Lead
Elsa is our CRM Team Lead. She was born in France and is really passionate about her job. Also, she enjoys buying and selling on our platform herself even though she almost became a master thief.
Dennis Krüger, Customer Support
Dennis has been looking after our customers since 2014. Find out here why he's now our Customer Solutions Specialist and not a footballer, as well as his thoughts on sustainability.
Stefanie Pritzkow, Head of Customer Support
"Leadership is not a position or title it is action and example" - that is Stefanie's motto which she tries to exemplify in her role as our Head of Customer Support. Read here how she continues to learn every day, how much she appreciates the sense community within the team and how she keeps calm even under the greatest stress.
Pierre Du Bois, PR
Our Senior PR Manager Pierre is impressed by the social competence of eBay Kleinanzeigen. He thinks it is great that the platform connects people who would probably never have come together without it. Here you can read what fascinates him the most:
Nicola Herker, Working Student CRM
Nicola is not only a passionate ballet dancer, she is also always on the move with us as a working student in CRM learning new things almost every day. Therefore gives a very special perspective on her work at eBay Kleinanzeigen in this interview.
Yasin Yildrim, Android Team Lead
When Yasin is not trying to catch Pokémons in "Pokémon GO", he goes hunting for bugs in our app. Having worked with all versions of Android OS, he has an eye for every little detail. In his private life, he also appreciates the complexity and fun that comes with his LEGO sets and model cars. Here, he talks about how important mutual feedback is as a basic principle for good teamwork.
Janina Wolf, Financial Analyst
Financial analyst Janina remains patient, even if the same question is raised several times. After all, she knows that people can be wrong. For her, it's even useful, because that's why she has been able to develop further not only professionally, but also personally. Read about her experiences and her explaination why it is worth asking questions.
Marius Eichenberg, Product Manager
Marius once joined eBay Kleinanzeigen as a working student when he was looking for a job outside of basic software development. He has been part of the team as a Product Manager for two years now and is probably waiting for the campus to get direct access to waterways so he can go to the office by wakeboard. In this interview, he talks about how cross-functional teams make sure that numbers and emotions are turned into solutions.
Amir Tanne, UX Designer
Coming all the way from Tel Aviv, our UX Designer Amir continuously improves our eBay Kleinanzeigen app's and desktop's design. While doing so, he knows that there is no learning without making mistakes from time to time. In this interview, he is also explaining the challenges he is facing when creating a design that suites a wide range of different users.
Coco Barcomi, Accout Manager Real Estate
In this interview, our real estate account manager Coco Barcomi explains how she organizes her work day and keeps her work-life balance despite long journeys. She always stays true to her motto: “Be hearty in your approval and lavish in your praise."
Serhan Günes, Head of Advertising & Partnerships
In his previous job, Serhan was called "Red Button Guy" because he often preferred to just try rather than ask. In this interview, he talks about how he, as Head of Advertising & Partnerships, is now trying to pass this level of personal initiative on to his team.
Ilay Senkoeylue, Business Analyst
Our business analyst Ilay Senkoeylue is passionate about her work - every day. Her motto is: "Never allow long term repetition to keep you from improving and learning!" Here, she reveals why analytics is still a mysterious thing for her with all her experience.
Fabian Schmitt, Team Lead Yield Operations
In this edition, Fabian Schmitt, Team Lead Yield Operations and active member of our Agile Guild by day and a rising rock musician by night, tells us how his daily working life has changed due to Corona and and what initiatives he has brought to life in order to not only stay efficient but also happy.
Lena Müller, Senior Product Analyst
Lena recently returned from maternity leave to her position as Senior Product Analyst. In our interview, she talks about the compromises she needs to deal with and how important a good team is in helping her handle the new situation.
Noel Viehmeyer, Agile Coach
We are thankful that Noel Viehmeyer did not pursue the job plans he had as a child but rather decided to become our very first Agile Coach. He counts himself lucky that no two days are the same in his job. In his interview, he explains what the big challenges facing a large company are.
Kabeer Singh, SEO Marketing Manager
As millions of workers around the world started to work from home for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many didn’t know what to expect. One of them was Kabeer, who recently became a member of our eBay Kleinanzeigen family as our new SEO Marketing Manager. Since he grew up in a highly competitive environment and is a passionate soccer player, he drew strength from his former experiences, applying them to his newfound work situation. Preparing, strategizing, and teamwork are important skills not just on a soccer field – they also come into their own when working from home.
Marc Wagner, Business Development Manager
Marc is our new Business Development Manager. He is a huge soccer fan, seriously addicted to white sneakers, and he has an equally big motto: “Think big and be the best version of yourself.” It’s therefore not surprising that, although working from home can be a challenging task, it is certainly not something that Marc has shied away from. Read more about his experiences as a newbie at eBay Kleinanzeigen.
Caroline Schneider, Product Manager
Product Manager Caro never spends a grouchy day at work, she is always up for a laugh. And if she is not thinking about our customer needs, you will either find her on the tennis court or trying out new restaurants in Berlin - currently, she has a soft spot for Chinese Sichuan cuisine.
Dennis Böttcher, Tech Lead
Dog lover and Tech Lead Dennis lives by his motto "never stop learning", which is perfect for this profession as a Software Engineer. He and his team are responsible for finding technical solutions for updated requirements and improving the product itself.
Heiko Theuner, iOS Developer
Heiko worked at two former eBay entities before joining eBay Kleinanzeigen as iOS developer. In this interview he tells us why working at eBay Kleinanzeigen suits him the best.
Birgit Frankenberg, Customer Relation Specialist
When the first lockdown started in Germany back in March, our Customer Relation Specialist Birgit had been in her job for barely more than a week when she was faced with the challenge of having to finish off her induction online from home. This not only required her to be more creative when it came to her work, it also meant she had to change her way of thinking. She managed it, and came up with a personal lockdown motto in the process: “If you can’t go outside, go inside. When things change inside you, things change around you.”
Carina Schüller, Head of Verticals
Our Head of Verticals Carina Schüller overcomes the challenges of the Covid crisis by keeping her body and mind in balance and taking care of her team. Nevertheless, there are some things that she misses in her day-to-day work. Her motto “Start with yourself first” helps her to cope with these current challenges.
Nikita Mykhailov, Software Engineer
While his first job was playing guitar in the underground with his band, Nikita is now composing something different: our platform. Thanks to his talent for innovation and his lifelong motto “Never stop; always get what you want,” he does indeed always get what he wants. As our Software Engineer, this means securing the protection of our users and ensuring a great user experience.
Jo-Anna Moritz, Legal Counsel
Legal Counsel Jo-Anna always reads the last chapter of a new book first because for her preparation is key. As a lawyer she had the chance to gain insights into a variety of legal work and learned to look at every problem from multiple perspectives. Although she might be scared of butterflies, Jo-Anna is certainly never afraid to take on a new challenge.
Christoph Knoch, Salesforce Consultant
Due to his passion for classic wooden boats, Christoph Knoch is widely known as “Captain Knoch” in our office. Although you won’t find him on a boat in the open sea at the moment, Christoph also finds passion in other things, namely his work. Since Captain Knoch isn’t scared of change, his various professional careers have led him to become part of our team. Or to phrase it in his words: “They were the right jobs at the right time.”
Iskra Velichkova, Head of C2C Marketing
Is there anything better than eating ice cream and talking about a sustainable lifestyle? Clearly not for Iskra, which is why she is such a great fit for our team. As the Head of Brand and Content Marketing and C2C Marketing, she strives to inspire more people to trade on our platform and is a strong advocate for diversity, inclusion and equality.
Pascale Kuth, Content Manager
When Pascale Kuth isn’t throwing himself around the wrestling ring, he throws himself into his work. As a professional wrestler and our Content Manager, he definitely knows how to entertain people and put on a good show. And although he never thought that he would one day win a “Goldene Kamera” award, his passion for wrestling undoubtedly prepared him for that.
Ronny Wenske, Customer Process Manager
Ronny has been with us since 2012, when he joined our Customer Service team as a Solution Agent. After gaining new skills and taking various opportunities over the years, he found his way into his current position as Consumer Process Manager. In this interview, he talks about his journey and how humor is an important part of his daily working life.
Clarissa Möller, Manager Business Development
You don't necessarily have to follow a straight career path to be good at your job. Clarissa Möller, our Business Development Manager, knows that very well. Here, she shares her experience of how change and failure can be useful opportunities to learn.
Shubham Sonawane, Automation Engineer
After joining us as a working student, Shubham Sonawane now works as a full-time Automation Engineer. In this interview, he talks about Indian-German cultural differences in the workplace and his appreciation of a healthy work-life balance.