Jobs

1.

COO & Co-Founder – CBD Startup – Berlin

About Atlantic Food Labs

Atlantic Food Labs 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.

Atlantic Food Labs is constantly investigating new and exciting topics in the space of food, health and sustainability. Recently, AFL has analysed the CBD (Cannabidiol) space in-depth. We have seen some very exciting developments and are convinced that CBD is not only a multi-billion-dollar market, but also ready to be disrupted and re-innovated in terms of certain aspects. That is why we are about to build a CBD Lifestyle Brand from scratch.

 

The Position

As a mission driven Chief Operating Officer you will be part of the founding and core management team. You execute the company’s vision and ensure that strategic business goals are met. You will do so by jumping head first into strategic, marketing, operational, product and finance related tasks, thus accounting for all critical functions of a typical early-stage startup and its overall success.

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Understand the business’ core activities in detail and set up of all required processes for a successful market entry.
  • Find, negotiate and close suppliers and logistics partners.
  • Build up relevant sales channels and the complete marketing strategy from scratch, i.e. by launching a first e-commerce presence, reaching out to potential sales coop 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.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in high-performance environments: Strategy consulting, investment banking, VC, E-Commerce, Startup – previous experience as a founder is a strong plus.
  • Entrepreneur and executer: You have a bias for action and are able to operate in a highly ambiguous environment; you are independent and get energy from building things from scratch.
  • 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.

Nice to haves:

  • Knack for all things Marketing: you have a successful track record in performance marketing and/or brand building.
  • Previous experience and interest in the CBD industry.

Our Offer:

  • A high-growth, ambitious food startup environment with exponential learning curve.
  • An opportunity to work with a groundbreaking and disruptive new technology.
  • 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.
  • A competitive salary package including shares.

 

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2.

COO & Co-Founder @ Mushlabs

Mushlabs is a biotechnology startup that’s on a mission to create transformative and lasting change in the global food system. We’ve harnessed the latest fermentation technology to develop a novel protein ingredient derived from the root network of edible mushrooms. Its ultra sustainable, packs a nutritional punch, and has a huge amount of functionality in consumer food applications. In short, this is not only a billion Dollar opportunity, but also a way to permanently improve people’s lives.

 

As a mission driven Chief Operating Officer you will be part of the founding and core management team. You execute the company’s vision and ensure that strategic business goals are met. You will do so by jumping head first into strategic, operational, product and finance related tasks, thus accounting for all critical functions of a typical early-stage high-tech startup and its overall success.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the business’ core activities in detail and setting up of all required processes for a successful market entry and product scalability.
  • Owning our operative KPIs, financial model and investor reporting.
  • Support the fundraising process (projections, pitch deck and VC meetings).
  • Contribute to the development of a sustainable, yet performance-oriented culture.
  • Help in recruiting, building and managing a team of A-players.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in high-performance environments: Strategy consulting, investment banking, VC, technology startup – previous experience as a founder is a strong plus.
  • Entrepreneur and executer: You have a bias for action and are able to operate in a highly ambiguous environment; you are independent and get energy from building things from scratch.
  • 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 food system.
  • A passion for food, health, nutrition, and sustainability.
  • Fluency in English and German.

Nice to haves:

  • Knack for sales: you have a successful track record in sales & business development and you love connecting with people, whether it’s investors, partners, or customers.
  • Previous experience in the food industry.

Our Offer:

  • A high-growth, ambitious food startup environment with exponential learning curve.
  • An opportunity to work with a groundbreaking and disruptive new technology.
  • 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.
  • A competitive salary package including options in Mushlabs.

 

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3.

Mitte: Business Operations Manager

About us

Having created the world’s first smart water system inspired by the natural water cycle, we are driven to reinvent the way water is consumed globally. Our solution allows users to create personalized mineralised water at home, giving them control over their drinking water while minimizing plastic waste. Our international team consists of members from over fifteen countries across five continents, combining engineering, business, marketing, and UX expertise.

 

Our product

By putting humans first, Mitte aims to change how water is consumed. We have created a smart kitchen appliance that turns any tap water into mineralized water. The process works in two simple steps. First, it purifies water with a proprietary distillation-based method. After the purification, the water is enhanced through a unique, patent pending mineralisation process, where purified water flows through a cartridge which contains several layers of mineral ingredients.

 

The Role

As our Business Operations Manager, you will work alongside the COO on very diverse areas. You will help Mitte become more efficient and plan and carry out projects that aim to close the gap between our current development stage and launch.

 

Responsibilities

  • Improvement of internal processes
  • Development of a concept for supply chain and logistics set up, which involves:
    ○ contacting partners and asking for quotes
    ○ analyzing offers from a strategic, operational and business point of view
    ○ selecting a partner and implementing supply chain
  • Management of various projects needed for go to market
    ○ Regulations and certifications: research and identify requirements in different markets, understand process, and project manage the activities needed until certification is granted
    ○ Project management of packaging creation, in collaboration with internal product and design team, and external partners such as fulfillment providers.
    ○ Other legal and operational aspects of the product: product manuals, claims, returns, etc.

 

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 vacation days
  • Modern office in central Berlin
  • Competitive salary
  • Shares in the company

 

Requirements

  • Previous experience on operations or similar position, ideally for hardware companies
  • Excellent skills in building relationships and partnership with suppliers, business partners, etc.
  • Outstanding project management and analytical skills
  • Good balance between strategic thinking and a hands on approach
  • Being able to quickly gain an overview over complex problems and propose and implement pragmatic solutions
  • Able to work independently and proactively, taking ownership of projects and completing them on time and on scope
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys working in ever changing international (and sometimes a bit chaotic) startup environment
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills, German is a plus
  • Plus: previous experience with operational excellence, agile methodologies, change management, product certifications.

 

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4.

Mitte: Manager/-in Finance & Accounting

Über uns

Wir schaffen das weltweit erste intelligente Wassersystem für den Hausgebrauch, das vom natürlichen Wasserkreislauf inspiriert ist! Mit unserer Lösung stellen wir personalisiertesMineralwasser her, das unser Trinkwasser kontrolliert und den Verbrauch vonKunststoffflaschen minimiert.Unser internationales Team besteht aus Ingenieurs-, Geschäfts-, Marketing- und UX-Experten.Unsere TechnologieWir entwickeln ein Produkt, das durch Destillation Trinkwasser reinigt und anschließend dasWasser mit an Kundenbedürfnissen angepassten Mineralien aufwertet. Damit vereinen wir die Aspekte IOT / Konnektivität, Reinigung und Mineralisierung in einemErlebnis.

 

Deine Position

Gesucht wird ab sofort ein Finance & Accounting Manager/-in, der unsere Buchhaltung betreut, unser Team bei Finanzfragen unterstützt und die Einführung von unternehmensrelevantenSystemen übernimmt.

 

Was Dich erwartet

  • Koordination, Überwachung und Optimierung der täglichen Aufgaben derFinanzbuchhaltung
  • Vorbereitung und Erstellung von Monats- und Jahresabschlüssen mithilfe einer externenBuchhaltung
  • Management von externen Finanzdienstleistern, Prüfern, Steuerberatern, Banken undBehörden
  • Sicherstellung der Einhaltung der Grundsätze ordnungsgemäßer Buchführung imUnternehmen
  • Steueroptimierung inklusive eines internationalen Verrechnungspreiskonzeptes
  • Verbindlichkeiten- und Forderungsmanagement
  • Budgetierung, Reporting und Erstellung von Prognosen
  • Erstellung von Cashflow-Prognosen
  • Erstellung von Umsatz-, Margen- und anderer Abweichungsanalysen
  • Working Capital Optimierung
  • Management des Fremdwährungsrisikos
  • Initiierung von Ablauf- und Prozessverbesserungen zur Effizienzsteigerung

 

Was wir anbieten

  • Internationale und offene Arbeitsatmosphäre
  • Flexible Arbeitszeitregelung (Gleitzeit)
  • Gestaltungsspielraum dank kurzer Entscheidungswege und hoher Innovationskraft
  • Modernes Büro im Zentrum von Berlin
  • Wettbewerbsfähiges Gehalt
  • Anteile an der Gesellschaft
  • 28 Urlaubstage

 

Was Du mitbringst

  • Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Studium mit Schwerpunkten in Finanz- oderRechnungswesen
  • Berufserfahrung als Finance- und/oder Accounting Manager/-in
  • Fortgeschrittene Kenntnisse in MS Office
  • Gute Kenntnisse im Umgang mit Buchhaltungssoftwares undDatenbanken
  • Sicherer Umgang mit allen notwendigen Rechtsvorschriften und Gesetzen
  • Hohe Detailgenauigkeit
  • Flexible Persönlichkeit mit einem hohen Maß an interkulturelle Kompetenz undTeamfähigkeit
  • Strukturierte Arbeitsweise, Eigenverantwortung und gute Kommunikationsfähigkeiten

 

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