The German Accelerator Tech, which helps best-in-class German tech startups and high-growth companies to enter the US market with a 3-months acceleration program in New York and Silicon Valley is looking for a self-motivated, dynamic, creative, business savvy Company Talent Scout in Berlin. The primary role is to help us find promising companies across Germany that are ready to make the move across the big pond and expand in the United States.
This is a part time position reporting to Head of Company Scouts in Germany. The candidate will also interact regularly with the German management team of German Entrepreneurship GmbH in Munich and the management team of the German Accelerator in the US. The ideal candidate will be versed in multiple technologies and have a keen eye for spotting German startups and growth companies that are strong candidates for global expansion.
We’re looking for someone based in Berlin, who is able to travel throughout Germany and visit any location where startups, trade shows, incubators, conferences and meetups are located. The ideal candidate is a natural networker, outgoing and comfortable representing the German Accelerator to entrepreneurs, investors and the general public.
Cleantech - Digital Health
Hardware Platform Tech & Services
Internet of Things - Fintech
Mobile - Adtech
Semiconductors - Ecommerce & Marketing
Software / SaaS Fundraising
Venture Capital and Angel Retail Tech
Generate leads for German startups with the ambition and potential to enter the US market
Research multipliers (VCs, angels, innovation hubs, incubators, accelerators etc.)
Maintain and enrich CRM system (Pipedrive) with additional relevant data
Research and brief colleagues on latest developments in technology segments
Support email and social media marketing campaigns (Mailchimp, FB, Twitter)
Support GA presentation at events, conferences, trade shows and meetups
Support GA marketing activities across Germany
Be a doer and able to work independently in a structured manner
Have great interpersonal and communication skills
Have excellent writing skills/storytelling in German and English
Be startup-minded, you are willing to help with every task including the most basic ones; results matter nothing else
Strong IT skills (Gmail, Google Docs, Mailchimp, Pipedrive, MS Office) and interest to learn new tools fast, basic coding skills a BIG plus
Strong academic background, enrolled in academic institution (“Werksstudentenvertrag”)
In-depth experience in US mindset and lifestyle beneficial
Interested, then please send a short email and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
The German Accelerator Tech is a growth acceleration program that helps German startups and high-growth technology companies to enter the U.S. market. It provides startups with hands-on mentoring, expert workshops, events and office space at its locations in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and New York City. The German Accelerator Tech identifies and selects the most promising German startups and assists them in their pursuit of becoming category leaders within the ICT global marketplace. The accelerator’s vision is to establish a permanent bridge between Germany and the U.S. that facilitates transatlantic startups, provides inspiration and drives demand, innovation, research and development in Germany. The German Accelerator is backed by the BMWi (Federal Government), corporate backers and a group of German entrepreneurs.
German Entrepreneurship GmbH is an advisory firm, specialized in coaching services, ecosystem co-operations and the building of innovation structures between economy, science and startups. The foundation of our success is our unique ecosystem consisting of German universities, incubators, research facilities, 500+ startups, notable companies and strategic partners.
German Entrepreneurship GmbH is one of the premier supporters of startups in Germany, leading the deal flow and German sponsoring programs for the German Accelerator, managing the startup incubator of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University's Entrepreneurship Center in Munich and is part of the founding network of the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie.