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Hi there,

We receive a huge amount of open applications and therefore unfortunately we don't have the capacity to review and follow up directly with everyone. This is why we will review our open application pool as needed, and if your knowledge and experiences are a fit with us at that moment we will get in touch with you.

Thank you in advance for your understanding!

Fairphone is a social enterprise driving change in the electronics industry from the inside out. Our business model is based on social values and securing continuity and centers around producing and marketing smartphones in a way that puts social and environmental values first.

If you think your skills and passions are a match for what we do, please complete this open application form and tell us more about yourself.

LOCATION: Amsterdam · HOURS: Full-time 

Your profile

  • You are proactive, have a strong sense of initiative, and a positive attitude.
  • You are a reliable team player with excellent communication skills, who is curious by nature and takes ownership at work.
  • You have a strategic and creative yet pragmatic approach to problem solving and you are eager to learn through experimentation.
  • You are flexible, self-motivated, and love the work environment of a start-up/scale-up company that is fast-paced.
  • You embrace diversity in thoughts, opinions, and backgrounds.
  • You feel a strong connection with Fairphone’ s mission and values.
  • You (are willing to) live in the Netherlands and have the right to work within the EU.
  • Direct feedback - you’re comfortable giving and receiving feedback. 

What Fairphone offers you

  1. The opportunity to create an impact on the electronics industry around the world.

  2. A diverse work environment is full of international, passionate, warm-hearted team members.
  3. You will have 25 paid holidays per year (based on a full-time contract) next to the other public holidays in the Netherlands.
  4. Daily, healthy lunch, organic FairChain coffee, and many more tasty things.
  5. You will join Fairphone’s collective pension scheme and we will contribute to building your pension.
  6. You will receive a MacBook and a Fairphone as working devices.
  7. Flexible work location - we are remote-friendly and you can work up to 60% of your time from home or any other location you want. We also contribute up to €250 for your home office set-up. Please note: even though we are remote-friendly, we can only hire people who live in the Netherlands or are open to moving to the Netherlands and hold a Dutch citizen service number (BSN).
  8. Public transport allowance – we fully cover your 2nd class commute from your home to the office.
  9. AND Bike allowance – we support you with a bike purchase of up to €300, and you’ll have a yearly repair budget of up to €80, too!
  10. Seasonal Dutch lessons with a language teacher at the office.
  11. We have our own bouldering wall at the office! You can borrow climbing shoes too and we will provide you with basic training.
  12. There’s a gym and recreation and yoga rooms in the building where you can build healthy habits, stay active and have fun with your colleagues.

Recruitment process

If you’re a promising applicant, you will go through the following stages:

  1. A first phone call with a member of the People team
  2. An interview with the hiring manager, that might also be joined by another member of the hiring team
  3. A second interview, which includes an assignment or assessment
  4. A final chat with a member of the People or Management team
  5. Reference checks

Join us!

If this sounds like you, you could be our new team member and work together with us on Fairphone’s mission: By establishing a market for ethical products, we motivate the entire industry to act more responsibly. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At Fairphone, we embrace diversity in thoughts, opinions, and backgrounds. That’s why your gender, age, religious beliefs, race, sexual orientation, skin colour or any other difference in your background doesn’t influence our hiring decision. We’re open-minded and committed to create a work environment of mutual respect. If you’re smart, good at what you do and want to genuinely work towards a fairer electronics industry, then come as you are.

Lastly, make sure you send us your application documents as PDF files only. Otherwise, we won't consider your application. Thank you and look forward to hearing from you :)