Venture Developer / Company Builder (f/m/x)

Berlin, Germany

Job description

Location: Berlin

About Us
Next Big Thing is a venture studio focused on the machine economy. Backed by €37m of investment, NBT is building a series of fast growth ventures that will transform the way the world works for decades to come. Our multi-disciplinary and international team of engineers, designers, startup entrepreneurs and industry specialists support founders with deep expertise and clear vision to build their next big thing.

The venture development team supports founders from validating to building up their business ideas into scalable business models. As we want to sustainably grow our Venture Development Team in the first half of 2022, we are looking for venture developers to support the ‘Company Building’ phase, realizing the launch and growth of our portfolio ventures.


In this role you will

  • Adapt a co-founder mindset and work hand-in-hand with venture founders on an operational level

  • Support areas of go-to-market strategy, customer validation & acquisition, business development, marketing, sales, and product development
  • Support the recruitment and onboarding of co-founders and team members to build strong venture teams
  • Act as a project manager and activate internal NBT resources such as product, engineering, finance, recruitment, and legal teams
  • Set and implement smart venture goals and coach founders on entrepreneurial and organizational skills
  • Deliver regular reports on venture KPIs and metrics to NBT Management

What’s in it for you

  • Full-time unlimited contract
  • Competitive salary
  • Home office (hybrid working model)
  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 vacation days per year (+ 1/2 days off for your birthday)
  • Open and structured feedback culture
  • Educational budget for trainings
  • International and multi-skilled team
  • German language classes
  • Hardware choice between Mac and Windows
  • Subsidized membership to a Berlin sports club with 450+ locations
  • New and well equipped office directly at Tiergarten in Berlin

About You

We are looking for you when you have either (co-) founding or specialist experience in the fields of Sales, Marketing or Business Development in a fast-paced startup.
Must have:

  • 4+ years of full-time work experience
  • Experience with either go-to-market strategy, customer validation & acquisition or product launch
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Startup culture DNA with drive, empathy and positive attitude
  • Problem solver with a can-do-attitude
  • Fluency in English

Nice to have:

  • Experience on the German or DACH market
  • Experience with IoT, Deep Tech, Hardware products
  • Experience with B2B business models
  • Team building and coaching or mentoring experience
  • Experience with OKRs
  • Fluency in German and/or another European language

We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, physical abilities, age, sexual orientation and identity.

We look forward to receiving your application - with only your CV!

Updated: 10 minutes ago
Job ID: 3657433
About Next Big Thing AG
Next Big Thing AG is a Berlin-based IoT company builder that offers a complete framework for the acceleration of IoT ventures.
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