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Your Training at REFLECTS®

We are a promotional goods importer and manufacturer based in Cologne-Marsdorf, dedicated for over 30 years to passionately conceptualizing, producing, and marketing premium promotional items. Our commitment doesn't just extend to our products; we also emphasize nurturing emerging talents like you and want to offer you the chance to become part of our successful team.

We offer these 5 training positions:

Why should you train with REFLECTS®?

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Individual Promotion

Your training is characterized by independent projects where you can unleash your creative ideas and skills. Through your on-the-job training plan, you will acquire all competencies and skills that will prepare you for your future career.

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Apprentice Mentorship Program

Starting your apprenticeship can be overwhelming. That's why we assign you an apprentice mentor - a trustworthy individual who assists you during this phase. Whether you have questions or things you might not yet want to share with your colleagues, your mentor is there to make your transition smoother.

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Contact Person

In every department, you have a dedicated contact person always ready to assist you with their knowledge and expertise. The trainers accompany you throughout your entire apprenticeship and are always ready to support and guide you.

Our Apprenticeship Professions

For Digital Natives
E-Commerce Manager (m/f/d)

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Are you intrigued by the creation of online shops and the development of online marketing strategies? Do you want to turn your passion for e-commerce into a career? As an e-commerce businessperson, you'll not only learn how online trade and advertising work but also gain insight into the business aspects of the industry.

Trainer/Training Supervisor
Anna Bunde

Training Duration
3 years

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E-commerce Manager in the Reflects online shop

"The individual support from colleagues, the great working atmosphere, and company events make my training time at REFLECTS® an unforgettable experience."

- Semih, Trainee in E-Commerce

Media design at Reflects
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For designers and creative minds
Media designer digital and print (m/f/d)

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You see more than just pixels in a picture, and a blank sheet of paper evokes creative ideas in you? During your training as a digital and print media designer, you will immerse yourself in the art of image editing, retouching and layout design. Exciting projects await you here, from digital content to impressive print products. Are you ready to give your creativity free rein and see the world through the eyes of a media designer?

Trainer/Training Supervisor
Irene Neubauer

Training Duration
3 years

"You really get a lot of different insights into the facets of the profession here. As a result, I have already acquired a wide range of skills."

- Melissa, digital and print media designer trainee

For strategists
Management assistant in wholesale and foreign trade (m/f/d)

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The world of trade is not only about the exchange of goods, but also about people and relationships. It's about fulfilling customer wishes efficiently, advising them competently and always keeping an eye on current trends. If you enjoy communicating with customers, are fundamentally curious and enthusiastic about what's happening in the market, then an exciting world awaits you here. Are you ready to start your career in retail?

Trainers/Training Supervisor
Anna Bunde, Alexander Schulte

Training Duration
3 years

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"My apprenticeship has often given me the opportunity to gain insights into different departments. Particularly exciting was the opportunity to participate in large trade fairs as an apprentice."

- Björn, former apprentice for wholesale and foreign trade

Parcel packing - Warehouse logistics specialist
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For organisation professionals
Warehouse logistics specialist (m/f/d)

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An efficient warehouse is the heart of many successful companies. As a warehouse logistics specialist, you are responsible for the precise storage and retrieval of goods, constantly monitor and update the warehouse stock and ensure correct dispatch through careful order picking. If you like to keep track of things, work precisely and make sure everything runs smoothly, then this could be your perfect job. Start your career in an exciting and essential field and keep developing while learning the basics of warehouse logistics from the ground up.

Trainer/Training Supervisor
Maurice Toussaint

Training Duration
3 years

"The trainers are always there for me and also support me in school matters. What I like most is the contact with my colleagues."

- Saskia, Trainee for warehouse logistics

Application development
IT specialist for application development (m/f/d)

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Have you ever thought about how the cool functions in online shops or software applications are created? Are you fascinated by the idea of developing such functions yourself? It doesn't matter whether you are already familiar with programming languages or are just discovering the appeal of the digital world: This profession opens all doors for you. As an IT specialist for application development, you design user-friendly web interfaces, implement and maintain databases and ensure that everything runs smoothly on the web and in the background.

Trainer/Training Supervisor
Frank Deckstein

Training Duration
3 years

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We have never had an apprentice in this profession. Apply now and be the first!

Our trainers and training officers

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Anna Bunde Trainer for e-commerce and wholesale and foreign trade
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Anna Bunde

Since 2021, Anna has been training professionals in e-commerce at REFLECTS® Her specialization largely involves online marketing and e-commerce. She emphasizes tailoring the training to the needs of her trainees.

Anna's Fun Fact: For relaxation, she often reads escalating comment sections in local over-40 Facebook groups!

Irene Neubauer Digital and print media design trainer
Irene Neubauer

Irene values her privacy, which is why she is represented for her picture by her faithful plush monkey. Irene is training as a media designer for digital and print at REFLECTS® and acquired her trainee's licence back in 2015. Her area of expertise is in the field of final artwork and she likes to give her trainees a lot of freedom to develop themselves and work independently.

Irene's Fun Fact: She likes listening to metal and dancing salsa!

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Alexander Schulte Training officer for wholesale and foreign trade
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Alexander Schulte

Alex is our training officer for wholesale and foreign trade. With his many years of experience and comprehensive expertise, he helps our trainees to develop optimally in this demanding field. His approachable manner makes him a valuable contact person for our junior staff.

Alex‘ Fun Fact: He is a passionate amateur cook!

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Maurice Toussaint Warehouse logistics trainer
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Maurice Toussaint

Maurice has been a trainer for warehouse logistics specialists since around 2015. His area of expertise includes incoming and outgoing goods as well as order picking. As a young trainer, he has a fresh view of the subject matter and a good rapport with the young trainees.

Maurice's Fun Fact: In his spare time, he dominates the go-kart track!

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Frank Deckstein Trainer for IT Specialist for Application Development
Frank Deckstein Reflects GmbH
Frank Deckstein

Frank is training to become an IT specialist for application development and obtained his training licence in 2021. His area of expertise is frontend and web development, and his empathetic nature makes for a good relationship with colleagues and trainees.

Frank's Fun Fact: He likes to play Dungeons & Dragons in his spare time!

Application Tips

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1. Career Choice

Before applying, make sure you've thoroughly understood the training so you're confident it's the right career for you.

2. Skills

Show your potential! Maybe you've already done an internship in this profession or have a portfolio to showcase? Incorporate such information in your application to stand out.

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3. Formatting

Before sending your application, please check if you've adhered to the correct application format and overlooked no typos. Attention to such details shows you're meticulous.

4. Introduction

Be authentic in your application! It's crucial to be yourself and openly discuss your abilities and experiences. Highlight your strengths and let your true personality shine!

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Good to know

Depending on your previous education, the duration of your training can be shortened. In addition, there is the colloquial "performance reduction" - or more correctly - "early admission to the final examination". This can be done on the basis of particularly good performance.

There are no fixed application deadlines for our apprenticeships. You can apply at any time. Even if we do not currently offer any apprenticeships, we are always pleased to receive unsolicited application.

After we have received your application, we will check it carefully and, in the best case, invite you to an interview or even to a trial working day. Please be patient, as the processing time can vary depending on the number of applications.

Our trainees attend a vocational school in Cologne either twice a week or in blocks, depending on their occupational field.

If you would like to know more about us as a company, here are some links:

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Are you ready to take the first step into your
future with REFLECTS®?

Apply now and start your apprenticeship with us on 1.8. next year!