Jobs

1.

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

THE ROLE

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

As Venture Building Associate or Principal (m/f/x), you will be an integral part of the Atlantic Food Labs core team. Managing our company building efforts, you will identify future trends and technologies in the food space, create groundbreaking business models from scratch, and work with incredibly mission-driven entrepreneurs. You will own and shape the company building lifecycle and guide our founders from ideation to validation and commercialization. You will explore various topics, industries, and business models and you will work directly with founders, investment teams, strategic partners, and external investors.

 

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 with entrepreneurs at eye-level. You will be in the driver’s seat for our company building efforts, working directly with a diverse group of founders, investment experts, and strategic partners.
  • 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

  • We put Founders first. At all times. They are the most important piece of a gigantic puzzle and we understand it as a privilege to accompany them on their way. In our Studio, they will find everything they need to purely focus on the development and validation of their business ideas. And you will be right by their side.
  • Define our company building strategy by sourcing and analysing upcoming trends and market opportunities in the field of nutrition, biotech, agtech, health tech, and more.
  • Evaluate business ideas and build the foundation of our future ventures by conducting market research, deep-diving into new industry sectors, due diligence of proposed pitch decks, financial models, validating hypotheses by interviewing experts and potential users/customers, etc.
  • Own and continuously improve the entire founders’ journey at AFL, incl. identification of suitable founder candidates with our Talent Team, onboarding incoming entrepreneurs, and being the first point of contact for the founders throughout the entire company building process.
  • Advise our founders in all fields of their businesses, incl. business and financial planning, GTM strategy, team setup, external fundraising, etc.
  • Attend pitch events for our portfolio, meet entrepreneurs, industry partners, and build relationships with the ecosystem to best help accelerate the growth 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, company building, 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.
  • Outstanding analytical skills, ability to research quantitative and qualitative topics, develop business hypotheses, and test them in the market.
  • A problem-solving mindset with excellent analytical abilities to tackle various conceptual and strategic topics in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse target groups, incl. candidates, investors, corporate partners, etc.
  • 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.

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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3.

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

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4.

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

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    5.

    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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    6.

    Art Director (m,w,d) @ Nutrition Start-Up

    Wir bei ahead gestalten die Zukunft der menschlichen Gesundheit und Leistungsfähigkeit. Als Human Performance Pioniere entwickeln wir innovative Nahrungsergänzungs- und Food-Produkte in Kombination mit einem digitalen Coaching-Ansatz. Das Ziel: die mentale und körperliche Gesundheit und Leistungsfähigkeit der Menschen zu verbessern. Als erfolgreiche Direct-to-Consumer Brand sind wir mittlerweile in fünf Märkten vertreten und sind weiterhin auf Wachstumskurs. Als Art Director (m,w,d) hast Du die Chance, mit uns eine junge internationale Marke zu gestalten und Teil unserer Erfolgsstory zu werden. Wir entwickeln uns konstant weiter und suchen einen Brand-Strategen mit Gespür für Lifestyle, Fitness und Consumer Trends. In direkter Zusammenarbeit mit den Gründern und deinem Design Team (2 MA) verantwortest Du unsere internationale Branding-Strategie (Digital Products & Packaging).

     

    Was wir Dir bieten

    • Flache Hierarchien mit Raum für eigene Ideen in einer engagierten und motivierenden Umgebung, direkte Zusammenarbeit mit den Gründern
    • Viel Verantwortung, ein hohes Maß an Vertrauen und die Möglichkeit, eine internationale Brand mitzugestalten
    • Hohe Umsetzungsgeschwindigkeit deiner Ideen
    • Entwicklungs- und Karrieremöglichkeiten in einem ambitionierten Team mit großen Zielen
    • Teamverantwortung (2MA) von Anfang an und die Möglichkeit, Dein Team weiter aufzubauen
    • Fortbildungs- und Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten
    • Flexible Arbeitszeiten und Home-Office
    • Wöchentlicher Teamlunch und regelmäßige Teamevents
    • Kostenloses frisches Obst sowie Heiß- und Kaltgetränke
    • Futuristisches Loft-Style Office im Health-Innovation-Port

    Deine Aufgaben

    • Entwicklung und Umsetzung unserer internationalen Branding-Strategie (Digital Products & Packaging)
    • Kreative Entwicklung und Umsetzung von digitalen Kampagnen (Schwerpunkt Performance)
    • Konstante Weiterentwicklung unseres UI Designs, inkl. Entwicklung von Wireframes, Userflows und Mockups
    • Gestaltung sämtlicher digitaler Touchpoints (Webshop, Social Media, Digital Coach App)
    • Konzeption und Umsetzung unserer Digital- & Printmedien auf Basis unserer Corporate Identity (inkl. Brand Kommunikationsmaterial wie Brand Books, Newsletter, Paketbeileger, Messematerialien oder Sales-Unterlagen)
    • Detaillierte Ausarbeitung von Produktionsunterlagen und Druckdaten sowie Steuerung von Lieferanten im In- und Ausland

     

    Was Du mitbringst

    • Mindestens 3 Jahre relevante Berufserfahrung auf Agenturseite und/oder auf Unternehmensseite (Direct-to-Consumer eCommerce Startup ist ein Plus)
    • Du bist ein absoluter Profi in den Anwendungen der Adobe Creative Suite CC (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) und sicher in MS Office
    • Du hast ein ausgeprägtes Bewusstsein für Consumer und Social Trends und ein sehr gutes Gefühl für die Komposition von Typografie, Design und Farben
    • Du hast Erfahrung im Web- und UI-Design
    • Du bist mit allen Arten von Printtechniken und ihren gestalterischen Grundvoraussetzungen vertraut
    • Du bist kreativ, detailverliebt und in Dir sprudelt es vor Inspiration, unkonventionellen Ideen und Umsetzungsstärke
    • Du zeichnest Dich durch ein hohes Qualitätsbewusstsein, Flexibilität und Deine offene, kommunikative Persönlichkeit aus
    • Du bringst eine Begeisterung für die Themen Fitness, Ernährung oder Biohacking mit
    • Einen erfolgreichen Studienabschluss in Design, Kommunikationsdesign oder Vergleichbarem oder eine abgeschlossene Ausbildung als Grafiker/Mediengestalter/in
    • Du bist sowohl auf Deutsch als auch Englisch absolut sicher in Wort und Schrift

     

    Über uns

    Wir sind ahead: eine erfolgreiche und schnell wachsende Performance Nutrition Brand, die zurzeit in 5 Ländern vertrieben wird. ahead hilft Dir dabei, in allen Phasen des Tages Deine Bestform abzurufen. Ob es darum geht, in Studium und Beruf voll konzentriert zu sein, im Sport die maximale Performance abzurufen, danach optimal zu regenerieren oder nach einem stressigen Tag Ausgeglichenheit und erholsamen Schlaf zu finden – durch eine Kombination aus studienbasierten Nährstoff-Konzepten und einfach umsetzbaren Biohacking-Routinen unterstützen wir Dich dabei, Deine Performance- und Gesundheitsziele zu erreichen. Und um unseren Erfolgskurs auch in Zukunft fortzusetzen, suchen wir vielleicht genau Dich!

     

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