START Berlin e.V.
START Berlin e.V.

Board member (student association engagement)

Berlin, Germany
Side job
Social, Community Work

About START Berlin:

START Berlin is one of the largest chapters of START Network, the leading student entrepreneurship initiative in Europe, founded in 1996. We made it our mission to facilitate entrepreneurship globally and support the global leaders of tomorrow early on.

We function as a platform for our members to collaborate, create and expand ideas, and offer a unique experience of personal growth in a truly international environment. We do all of that by organizing events for the public but also for members only, in collaboration with successful startups, investors and entrepreneurship societies.

Among our START alumni are known names like Thomas Pischke (Co-Founder & CTO at Trade Republic), Alex Weidauer (Co-Founder & CEO at Rasa) Adrian Locher (Co-Founder & CEO at Merantix), Felix Haas (Co-Founder at IDnow and Bits & Pretzels) and Florian Schweitzer (Co-Founder at btov Partners).


About the role:

*Please note that this is a voluntary role for exceptionally ambitious students. There is no monetary incentive involved.*

As a Board Member of START Berlin, you will grow the community and establish the Berlin chapter as the go-to personal development platform for young and aspiring entrepreneurs, at least for the next six months.

As a Board Member at START Berlin, you will:

  • Collaborate to set the direction and objectives of the organization
  • Build out the exclusive community of high-potentials of the startup world
  • Conceptionalize and execute on game-changing initiatives & projects that will take START to the next level
  • Communicate and represent START Berlin among the 11 chapters of the START Network as well as with other student initiatives around the globe
  • Establish internal communication frameworks that enable smooth interaction between all members
  • Prepare and run the weekly all-hands meetings


You will be perfect for this position if you:

  • Have a deep interest in the European startup and venture capital scene
  • Strongly believe in rising by lifting others
  • Have a highly proactive attitude and are a results-driven person
  • Bring great positive energy and can spark the fire in others
  • Enjoy getting your hands dirty and be a role model for all community members
  • Have high emotional intelligence and are able to transmit it to others as well
  • Think problems are opportunities to learn from and therefore enjoy creating immediate countermeasures when challenges arise
  • Can commit yourself intensely to START for at least 6 months


Why you should join START Berlin:

  • Use the opportunity to significantly shape one of the leading student entrepreneurship initiatives in Europe
  • Experience an exceptionally steep learning curve both on a professional and personal level
  • Learn hands-on how to build and lead a team of highly ambitious people - while exchanging with your President / Vice-President & other peers from other START chapters Europe-wide
  • Build your own professional network and receive direct exposure to Europe’s most renowned startups and venture capital firms
  • Become part of the 25-year-old START Network and access the alumni network (with some of Europe’s most successful entrepreneurs and investors)
  • Enjoy freedom and autonomy of ideas
  • Grow inside a no-elbow environment where collaboration and inclusivity are fostered

Note: When you apply, don't worry about tediously filling out all your CV stations in JOIN. Your CV will be enough!

🌈 START Berlin is proud to be an equal opportunity association, prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any kind. We want to work with the best people no matter how they look, dress or speak, or whom they love, believe in, or aspire. We are committed to building a team that represents various backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, as we believe diverse teams with complementary skill sets make the strongest teams.

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About START Berlin e.V.
11-50 employees
Education Administration Programs
Luisenstraße 53, Bezirk Mitte 10117 Berlin, Deutschland
START Berlin shapes the generations of entrepreneurs since 2012. We cultivate entrepreneurial thinking by connecting Berlin’s universities, startups and VCs.
Luisenstraße 53, Bezirk Mitte 10117 Berlin, Deutschland
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