Polina Mandrik was born in Tula, Russia. After studying Philology and Journalism she starts to work as correspondent and project manager.

Language skills:
German, Russian, English, Spanish

2008 - 2011

Web-editor, Project Assistant


  • development, editing and update of digital content
  • author recruitment
  • organization of internal and external meetings
2011 - 2013

Project Coordinator for “To4ka-Treff” – portal for young journalists from Germany, Eastern Europe and Central Asia


  • planning and strategic development of the content
  • collaboration with journalists from Germany and CIS countries
  • coordination of editorial work
  • organization of journalistic workshops
  • financial management
  • networking
  • development of SMM-strategy
2013 - 2014

Project Coordinator for Robert Bosch Cultural Managers in Russia

  • preparation and maintenance of the selection procedure
  • preparation and implementation of the workshops and networking events for cultural managers and Russian partners
  • negotiation with Russian public authorities
  • supervision of managers’ activities
  • evaluation of the program
  • financial management and controlling
2014 - 2015

Free University of Berlin

European Journalism Fellowship
M.A. Theatre Studies in Media and Communication Studies

2015 - 2018

Mother and Child Care Center (MOOO)

Network and communication coordinator
“Winiklusia” – inclusive kindergarten in Novy Urengoi


    • partner recruitment,
    • developing of communication strategy
    • mediation between Russian and German experts
    • preparation and follow –up of study trips
    • organization of workshops
    • educational and cultural events and contests in Novy Urengoi
2018 - 2018

Goethe-Institute Moscow

Project Coordinator for The Earth Is Flat – How To Read Media” – a media literacy project of Goethe Institute and COLTA.RU


  • general project framework, incl. partner agreement,
  • coordination between project managers,
  • conceptual and artistic content
  • Monitors the conception and implementation of communication and visibility plan
  • execution of all activities

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Polina Mandrik