Jobs

1.

Venture Capital Associate & Principal (m,f,x)

THE ROLE

Join us to build companies that shape the future of nutrition, health, and sustainability. 

As Venture Capital Associate or Principal (m/f/x), you will be an integral part of the Atlantic Food Labs core team. You will help us grow our portfolio of groundbreaking companies and founder teams in the food and biotech space. With your analysis of upcoming market trends and assessment of incoming opportunities, you will enable us to keep outperforming our ambitious growth goals. You will explore market opportunities throughout various industries and sciences, such as agtech, alternative protein sources, water supply, food security, decentralized food production, vertical farming, personalised nutrition, food waste, and carbon reduction. Across our portfolio, you will be working closely with several founders and key decision-makers to help them set up and grow their ventures.

 

WHY JOIN

  • Build companies that matter. Our portfolio companies change the way we produce, deliver, and consume food in a healthy and sustainable way.
  • Get things done. We focus on results and turning visions into reality efficiently – not on how long you stay in the office.
  • Work on cutting edge ideas and future technologies. You will guide the way for AFL to find the most impactful and game-changing opportunities. 
  • Have a major impact. The business ideas you develop and build with our entrepreneurs influence directly how we all live. 
  • Grow with us. 2021 will be a big year for all of us at AFL with lots of exciting things to come.

 

YOUR TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Explore our focus areas for external investment opportunities and ideas for our internal company building studio. Thoroughly conduct market research and qualify incoming leads. You hunt for the best ideas, teams, and ultimately ‘deals’ out there.
  • Meet early-stage companies and inspiring founders every day. Analyze their business ideas, fact check, conduct financial analysis, and technical research at all stages of the deal flow in various industries and business models. Together with our investment committee, you decide on which deals to pursue and close.
  • Advice selected portfolio companies and their founders on various growth issues, track and consult on their key metrics and lead and execute workstreams wherever necessary.
  • Support in all fields of portfolio management, such as initiating and managing strategic projects, fundraising, substantial pivots, business plan preparation, financial planning, reporting, organizational setup, etc.
  • Attend events, meet entrepreneurs, industry partners, and build/ further explore relationships within the ecosystem to best help accelerate the growth and likelihood of success for our portfolio ventures.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Different business ideas demand different backgrounds and characteristics. Therefore, we are looking for diverse candidates that do not necessarily fit the standard but unquestionably aim for the stars.
  • Above all, we are looking for brave and mission-driven people ready to face a lot of obstacles on their way to ultimate success. Giving up is not an option. 
  • You will need to be a curious leader, with strong analytical and great communication skills.
  • No matter the field, you have proven yourself in the past and can clearly show why you will be successful in the future.
  • Outstanding university degree, Master’s degree desired. Preferably Business, BioTech, FoodTech, AgTech, or Engineering background.
  • Min. 2 years of work experience in venture capital, private equity, company building, investment banking, a high-growth start-up, or consulting.
  • First experience in the areas of Food / Nutrition, BioTech, HealthTech, AgTech, or sustainability is a big plus and adds to your credibility.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, in English and German.
  • Ability to translate analytical insights into clear-cut recommendations.
  • Excellent quantitative skills, incl. experience with key financial metrics and performance KPIs.
  • Fluency in German and English.

ABOUT US

Atlantic Food Labs is a venture studio and early-stage investor for startups with solutions to feed ten billion people by 2050 in a sustainable and healthy way. Founded in 2016, the Berlin-based investor is one of Europe’s leading venture firms for food, health, and sustainability projects. We have supported over 25 mission-driven teams to launch their ideas and put great concepts into practice. The portfolio covers the entire value chain – from agtech, alternative protein sources, water supply, food security, decentralized food production, vertical farming, personalised nutrition, food waste, and carbon reduction. We work with companies such as Legendairy, Mushlabs, Meatable, Sanity Group, Mitte, share, and many more.

 

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2.

Head of Performance Marketing (m,f,x) @ Biohacking Start-Up

Job description

THE COMPANY

For one of our hottest, fastest scaling ventures, we are currently looking for a Head of Performance Marketing (m/f/x) who loves building up brands through various channels. You will lead the growth efforts in the German market as well as internationally. You will bring the creative and innovative leadership that is needed to drive, implement, and deliver your marketing strategy aligned with business objectives. As our venture’s first Head of Performance Marketing (m/f/x), you will work closely with the founders to build an international DTC brand, an impactful growth strategy as well as your own marketing team. You can be located in Berlin or Hamburg.

 

WHY JOIN

  • High-growth, fast-paced biohacking startup with a steep learning curve and flat hierarchies
  • Sit in the first row and become an integer part of the potential next unicorn
  • Great networking opportunities within all of Atlantic Food Labs‘s portfolio companies
  • A high degree of creative freedom and exciting challenges
  • We know what we’re doing, but there are still a lot of decisions to be made – so you’ll get to shape and build things from scratch
  • A competitive, performance-oriented compensation package including options

What awaits you

YOUR TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be part of something big: As the first Head of Performance Marketing, you are our scaling hero. You will work closely with the founders/CEOs and will build an international nutrition DTC brand
  • Lead your own team: You will enable, motivate, and manage our marketing & growth team with full responsibility
  • Strategize & implement: You own the definition and implementation of the end-to-end-growth strategy. Together with the founders you will set priorities and are their sparring partner for all things marketing and growth BI
  • Be bold: You will set ambitious customer acquisition and retention targets and know how to leverage all performance channels (incl. SEA, Social, Display, Influencer, CRM) to achieve them
  • Go international: We have successfully launched our product in the German market, next destination the rest of the world!
  • Join a biohacking family: Bring your personal passion for fitness, health, and nutrition into our mission-driven team of who wants to build the future of human performance

Your Profile

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Min. of 5 years experience in an e-commerce or marketplace growth startup
  • Min. of 2 years of experience in leading teams across several marketing channels (SEA, Social, Display, Influencer, CRM)
  • Strong track record in building a KPI-led marketing function with the relevant tools and processes
  • Excellent analytical abilities in designing and running effective campaigns, incl. experience in conversion rate optimization, and testing methodologies
  • Passionate strategist who can turn big visions into actionable tasks
  • Strong communication and influencing skills – clear, concise, and persuasive in style
  • You are enthusiastic, a self-starter and result-driven
  • Enthusiasm for startups/entrepreneurship as well as food, health, and nutrition
  • You are fluent in German (min. C1) and English

Apply Here

3.

Co-Founder (m,f,x) – Food-Tech Venture

Your Role

As a Co-Founder, you will be building your own company from scratch with us. We will provide you with the time, office space, resources, and network to make your vision come true. With our support you develop your own business model, run tests in the market, validate your go-to-market strategy, and find further co-founders. While you lead the way we will enable and advise you throughout the journey to your first investment. You will define and execute the company’s vision, business case, and product roadmap. Together with your Co-Founders, you will be jumping headfirst into strategic, operational, product, marketing, and finance-related tasks. Thus, accounting for all critical functions of a typical early-stage startup and its overall success.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Within the first three months, you will build up a strong financial, technical and strategic investment case for your own business
  • You will continuously develop hypotheses and validate them (e.g. through expert interviews, market analysis, customer surveys, etc.)
  • You will define the core activities of the business in detail and set up all required processes for a successful market entry
  • Build up relevant sales channels and the complete marketing strategy from scratch, i.e. by launching a first online presence, reaching out to potential sales cooperation partners, etc.
  • Own the fundraising process (projections, pitch deck, and VC meetings) and secure the first pre-seed VC money for your startup
  • Own the operative KPIs, financial model, and investor reporting
  • Recruit, build, and manage a team of A-players

Our Offer

  • The opportunity to build your own business together with strong VC-backing
  • A high-growth, ambitious food startup environment with an exponential learning curve
  • Full ownership over exciting and challenging projects
  • A team of talented and motivated individuals looking to change the world
  • Great networking opportunities within the Atlantic Food Labs family and Berlin startup ecosystem
  • Free office space in our amazing office in Berlin in Mitte (incl. rooftop terrace)

 

    What you need to succeed in this role

    • 5+ years of high-performance environments: food delivery startup, strategy consulting, investment banking, VC, E-Commerce – previous experience as a founder is a strong plus
    • Entrepreneurial mindset and drive to always be in problem-solving mode in a highly ambiguous environment
    • Strong hands-on attitude and willingness to take on various tasks inside and outside your field of expertise
    • Strong communication and influencing skills – clear, concise, and persuasive in style
    • Comfortable when making decisions using limited information and resources
    • Integrity, self-motivation, and a keen drive to improve the health and food system
    • A passion for food, health, nutrition, and sustainability
    • Fluency in English and German

    Apply Here

    4.

    Technical Co-Founder (m,f,x) – High-impact Health-Tech Venture

    About Atlantic Food Labs

    Atlantic Food Labs (AFL) is a place where new food companies are built. We work together with extraordinary entrepreneurs, whose innovations will define the next era of food and health. We provide (pre-)seed venture capital and build companies from scratch. We are constantly investigating new and exciting topics in the space of food, health, and sustainability.

    One of our newest ventures in the field of health-tech is now looking for a Technical Co-Founder (m,f,x) to join the team in our Founder’s Studio in Berlin. We are building a mission-driven company focused on tackling the ever-increasing burden of chronic diseases driven by our changing lifestyles and diets. We set out to use the power of the latest medical research, mobile technology, and human-centered design to create the highly personalized and practical solutions needed to empower patients in taking back control over their conditions and leading the change – beyond conventional therapy.

     

    Why join us

    • The opportunity to build your own business together with strong VC-backing
    • A high-growth, ambitious startup environment with an exponential learning curve
    • A team of talented and motivated individuals looking to change the world
    • Great networking opportunities within the Atlantic Food Labs family and Berlin startup ecosystem
    • Free office space in our amazing office in Berlin in Mitte (incl. rooftop terrace)

     

    Your Role

    As Technical Co-Founder you will use your product and engineering expertise to turn our business model into an impactful health-tech application that puts the needs of patients first. You will drive all of our efforts to not only build a top-notch UX & UI but to create a product that affects human behavior and health choices. From conducting user research, drafting journeys and frames, to building a first app-prototype – you will handle it all. You love growing your own company as much as solving technical challenges. With your Co-Founder and our support, you develop your own business model, test the (medical) effectiveness of the solution in the market, validate your go-to-market strategy, and build up a high-performance team. While you lead the way we will enable and advise you throughout the journey to your first investment. As a team, you will define and execute the company’s vision, business case, and product roadmap. Thus, accounting for all critical functions of a typical early-stage startup and its overall success.

     

    Your Responsibilities

    • Within the first three months, you will build up a strong product vision and a clear roadmap
    • You will build our MVP from scratch and lead all efforts to make it happen – from in-depth user research, drafting product designs, to setting up our tech stack
    • You will define the technical and product requirements of the business in detail and set up all required processes for a successful market entry
    • You will continuously develop hypotheses and validate them (e.g. through interviews with experts, patient surveys, etc.)
    • You are in charge of developing and shipping the product and new features to the customers
    • Own the operative KPIs for product and tech
    • Recruit, build, and manage a technical team of A-players

     

    What you need to succeed in this role

    • 5+ years of high-performance tech environment (ideally start-up) as a Product Manager or Tech Lead – previous experience in healthcare, nutritional science, and as a founder desirable
    • Preferably advanced degree (MSc or Ph.D.) from a technical field such as Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or similar
    • Experience in owning and delivering on the entire product vision from zero to MVP
    • Experience with digital health apps, behavioral change, and data science is a strong plus
    • Entrepreneurial mindset and drive to always be in problem-solving mode in a highly ambiguous environment
    • Strong hands-on attitude and willingness to take on various tasks inside and outside your field of expertise
    • Strong communication and influencing skills – clear, concise, and persuasive in style
    • Comfortable when making decisions using limited information and resources
    • Integrity, self-motivation, and a keen drive to improve the healthcare system and patients’ wellbeing
    • A passion for health and nutrition
    • Fluency in English, German is a bonus

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    5.

    Chief Financial Officer (m/f/x) @ Atlantic Food Labs

    THE ROLE

    Join us to build companies that shape the future of food, health, and sustainability.

    As our Chief Financial Officer (m/f/x), you will be an integral part of the Atlantic Food Labs core team. You will help us grow our portfolio of groundbreaking companies in the extended food space. With your excellent deal execution, fundraising, capital structuring, and portfolio management, you will enable us to keep outperforming our ambitious growth goals. You will work with our partners, core team, and entrepreneurs-in-residence on financial topics throughout various industries and sciences, such as agtech, alternative protein sources, water supply, food security, decentralized food production, vertical farming, personalised nutrition, food waste, and carbon reduction. Across our portfolio, you will be working closely with several founders and key decision-makers to help them set up and grow their ventures.

     

    WHY JOIN

    • Help us build companies that matter. Our portfolio companies change the way we produce, deliver, and consume food in a healthy and sustainable way, and tackle many problems surrounding the entire value chain.
    • Get things done. We focus on results and turning visions into reality efficiently – not on how long you stay in the office.
    • We are a value- and mission-driven early-stage investor and company builder with the greatest ambition, meaning we have no fear of initiating moonshot ventures.
    • Work on cutting edge ideas and future technologies. You will guide the financial way for AFL and the most impactful and game-changing companies.
    • Have a major impact. The business ideas you support influence directly how we all live.
    • Grow with us. 2021 will be a big year for all of us at AFL with lots of exciting things to come.

     

    YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Leading and defining our financial strategy and planning
    • Structuring and executing new investment deals and leading later-stage funding rounds of portfolio companies
    • Heading investor relations, steering fund administrators, and leading simplistic, accurate communication for our different vehicles
    • Extensively supporting our internal fundraising activities on all levels and in all stages
    • Managing our portfolio reporting, systematic KPI and risk monitoring, and taking over responsibility for the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of a lean but effective reporting structure
    • Establishing deep trusted relations with our portfolio founders and CFOs and supporting them when facing challenges in setting up best practice finance departments, fundraising, due diligence, etc.
    • Structuring, monitoring, and housekeeping of all legal entities together with our external accountants, tax advisors, lawyers, banks, fund administrators
    • Leading our day-to-day business within Finance, Accounting, Controlling, Legal and managing the preparation and revision of the financial statements of various entities as well as setting up additional vehicles
    • Initiating special projects on different topics and helping to continuously improve reporting frameworks, processes, etc.

    WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

    • Proven track record in a demanding, fast-paced, leading finance role. Ideally in a VC-backed high-growth startup having successfully steered fundraising activities, and preferably a background in Investment Banking / Private Equity / Venture Capital / Big 4
    • A degree in Business or Economics, preferably with a focus on Finance, Accounting, Controlling, Taxation. Ideally topped up with a CFA / CVA or in process of achieving
    • In-depth knowledge of German GAAP and Tax Law. Experience in IFRS or US GAAP is beneficial
    • A builder’s mindset of rolling up your sleeves and taking ownership, paired with strong work ethics and great analytical skills making you efficient, reliable, and adaptable to change
    • A true passion for building companies that combine purpose and profit
    • Greatest ambition to deliver high-quality projects in a complex environment
    • Independent, structured, and accurate work style helping you to always stay on top of the game
    • Natural curiosity, great communication skills, and a thrill for our demanding, yet informal startup environment with rapidly growing businesses surrounding you
    • Proficiency in both German and English

     

    ABOUT US

    Atlantic Food Labs is a venture studio and early-stage investor for startups with solutions to feed ten billion people by 2050 in a sustainable and healthy way. Founded in 2016, we are one of Europe’s leading venture firms for food, health, and sustainability projects. We have supported numerous mission-driven teams to launch their ideas and put great concepts into practice. The portfolio covers the entire value chain, including agtech, alternative protein sources, water supply, food security, decentralized food production, vertical farming, personalised nutrition, food waste, and carbon reduction. We work with companies such as Legendairy, Gorillas, Sanity Group, Mitte, Mushlabs, infarm, Meatable, share, and many more.

     

    APPLY HERE