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Executive Assistant for Business Development Team - Contract covering parental leave



Administration, Sales & Business Development
Munich, Germany
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience.

As part of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 800 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life.

Executive Assistant for Business Development Team - Parental leave contract / part time 60%

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience.

The Role:

First of all, you´ll work within the fantastic, friendly and dynamic BD team of Lilium!

As the Executive Assistant, you will provide high-level administrative support to the Business Development team at Lilium GmbH.

Reporting directly to the VP of Business Development, you will play a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations for the team during the absence of the regular Executive Assistant. This is a temporary position for the duration of the maternity leave of slightly more than 1 year, and an extension may be possible.


  • Manage and coordinate the VP of Business Development's calendar, ensuring all appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements are scheduled and organized effectively.
  • Take the lead in organizing events and facilitating the hosting of clients during aircraft showings at Lilium home base or other designated locations.
  • Prepare and review documents, presentations, reports, and other materials needed for meetings and presentations.
  • Assist in the coordination and follow-up of team projects and initiatives.
  • Support in the preparation of business development plans and proposals.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, including investors, partners, and costumers.
  • Actively contribute to team meetings and brainstorming sessions, providing insights and ideas to support business growth.
  • Handle confidential information with utmost discretion and professionalism.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the organization to facilitate effective communication and coordination.

Your Profile:

  • Proven experience gained working as an Executive Assistant or in a similar administrative role for at least 5 years.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks efficiently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including a high level of business acumen in English and German.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant software like sales CRM.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to adjust to changing priorities and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Highly professional and trustworthy, with the ability to handle confidential information discreetly.
  • Knowledge of the aeronautics industry or aviation would be a plus.

If you are a highly organized and proactive individual, able to anticipate needs and contribute positively to a growing business development team, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Please note that this is a temporary position to cover maternity leave and will have an expected duration of 16 months. The working hours and compensation will be discussed during the interview process.


Want to know more? Then view our 'Why join Lilium' page!

Life at Lilium:

The wellbeing of our employees is a high priority. In our HQ we have many initiatives such as free healthy food and drinks, free in-house gym and health days. In remote offices we offer online opportunities to stay connected and develop yourself as well including our culture club, learning terminal, Employee Assistance Program and many more.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.