Co-Founder/Managing Director // Stealth Venture ‘matchbox’

June 20, 2017
Project ‘matchbox’ is an exciting stealth venture backed by Kaya Taner. Taner previously co-founded both mobile app marketing platform AppLift (today USD 20 Mio VC funded, 250 people) and more recently Honeypot (20 ppl, 7-digit funding). The new (seed-funded) venture is now looking for a very sharp, highly-driven and passionate Co-Founder to join the core team to co-shape the next success story within the artificial intelligence space.

Our Offer:

  • Co-Founder position alongside experienced entrepreneurs/startup professionals in the exciting artificial intelligence space
  • Shape a true tech company from its very start on
  • Environment set up for full ownership which embraces freedom and autonomy and values team spirit and open communication
  • Access to existing network & strong synergies
  • Competitive salary package with very substantial equity participation
  • Work with top-performing Jedis in the startup center of Berlin :-)

Your Responsibilities:

  • You are Co-Founder and take full ownership over the company’s external facing side (e.g. BizDev, Marketing, Customer Success, fundraising etc)
  • You proactively build and manage the company’s revenue pillar
  • You hire, develop and coach great further team members
  • You create a company culture that is achievement-driven, cohesive and fun
  • You plan and set structured company targets and motivate your fellow colleagues to achieve them
  • You develop a deep understanding for our market and its competitive landscape
  • You bring in strong ideas and strive for perfection
  • You are fully responsible for the overall success of the company

Our Requirements:

  • Completed Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Business Informatics, Business Administration or any other related field (applicants are usually in the top 5-10% of their academic or professional peer group or have similar achievements in other areas of life)
  • 4+ years prior professional experience ideally in tech startups, strategy consulting or similar roles and particularly in external facing roles
  • Ideally co-founded a venture previously or high-responsibility position
  • Strong leadership experience having led teams of at least 10+ people
  • Excellent communication, presentation and relationship-building skills
  • Experience in fundraising very strong plus
  • Very strong and proven entrepreneurial skills
  • Extremely hard-working, self-motivated, ambitious and can-do attitude
  • Very strong number, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong attention to detail without losing the big picture
  • Fluency in English is a must (additional German a strong plus)
  • Mindset and ability to work/communicate in a fast-paced environment
  • Belief that awesome things are MADE to happen :-)

No standard cover letters please!

Instead tell us why you think you are the perfect fit for this position/the responsibility this job entails.

We are looking forward to getting to know you!

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