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Working at Bertelsmann

Join us in Shaping the Media World of Tomorrow

As a successful media, services and education company, Bertelsmann is one of the top employers nationally and internationally. Our business areas are diverse, dynamic and highly competitive. This is also the basis for the demands we place on our employees. We expect a high degree of personal initiative, leadership strength and the willingness to assume entrepreneurial responsibility and to live every day. 

We offer you an extremely attractive working environment with a wide range of career opportunities throughout the Group. With us, you have the opportunity to realize your own ideas. We give talented entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop business and strategies and implement them on their own responsibility. 

Excellent career prospects, individual training and further education and a corporate culture based on partnership - these are just a few good reasons to choose Bertelsmann.


Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. The company has 126,000 employees and generated revenues of €18.0 billion in the 2019 financial year. Bertelsmann stands for creativity and entrepreneurship. This combination promotes first-class media content and innovative service solutions that inspire customers around the world. Bertelsmann aspires to achieve climate neutrality by 2030.

Corporate Culture

Shared values ​​and goals are the cornerstones of a corporate culture in which employees, management and shareholders work together in a spirit of partnership – and they are the core of the Bertelsmann Essentials. The Essentials build on the corporate constitution. To ensure the support of changes in our working environments, our businesses and our company, they are critically reviewed and further developed on a regular basis. The Bertelsmann Essentials provide transparency and offer guidance for internal and external stakeholders alike, and are fundamentally important for every employee’s identification with the company. While equally applicable across the Group, the Essentials do not contradict the company’s decentralized organizational structure. 

Corporate Culture

Career Development

50 countries, eight business divisions and 117,000 employees: Bertelsmann is a multifaceted company that can offer you numerous career and development prospects. Relationships between managers and employees that are based on trust are simply the norm for us.

We encourage our colleagues to engage in regular exchange with one another and to bolster Group-wide networks. Once you start, we provide you with support in reaching your personal and professional goals and overcoming new challenges. Through regular meetings with your manager, you will have the opportunity to chart the steps to further develop your skills and bring your personal interests and strengths to the forefront. With innovative learning opportunities and our worldwide network, we support you in realizing your individual potential.

Career Development
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