Co-Founder & CMO (f/m/x) @B2B Packaging & Sustainability startup

Permanent employee, Full-time · Hamburg

What is it about?
We are building a game-changing B2B e-commerce venture with the mission make the packaging industry more sustainable. Our goal is to be at the forefront of high impact startups in Europe and to build one of the fastest growing sustainability companies. 

We are now looking for a 2nd Co-Founder (f/m/x) with a strong online marketing and sales background and the drive and ambition to revolutionize the packaging industry. We strongly encourage female Co-Founders to apply but are completely open to all genders. 
Your mission
  • You will be fully responsible for shaping the future of the startup as a Co-Founder & CMO (f/m/x) and part of the founding team 
  • The other Co-Founder & CEO (m) has developed the concept and is currently in the process of building and testing an MVP
  • Once the business model is validated, Hanse Ventures will support the founding team to raise a 6-figure pre-seed financing round
  • As entrepreneurs you and the other Co-Founder will own most of the venture’s equity
  • You are an expert in marketing, sales and branding, but ultimately you have the chance to build and run the entire company together with your Co-Founder
  • Your Co-Founder has gained experience in Management Consulting as well as Rocket Internet and holds a degree from a top-tier university hence he’ll be a rock star partner in crime
Your profile
 Soft skills
  • Passionate to make the world more sustainable
  • Strong desire and passion to be a Founder / Co-Founder (f/m/x) and not afraid of the tough challenges and uncertainties to come 
  • Eager to build a high-performing marketing & sales function from scratch that scales with the venture
  • Proven leadership and people management skills with the ability to motivate, inspire and coach those around you, while also holding your team(s) accountable for high-quality results
  • An optimistic “can do” mentality with an entrepreneurial mindset at heart
  • Highly ambitious and persistent with a strong drive to succeed 
  • „Hands-on”, execution-oriented and eager to take on various tasks, including those outside your initial expertise 
  • A team player and strong believer in a co-operative and foremost “non-asshole” culture 
  • Any knowledge or experience in the packaging and print industry is a plus but not a must

Hard skills
  • 3+ years experience in a marketing & sales role within a growth and high-performance environment- ideally in a VC backed B2B startup, a Big Tech company, a leading brand/advertising agency, a top consulting firm or in the printing or packaging industry
  • Extensive experience in online marketing, including performance marketing, marketing tech, and content and brand marketing
  • Customer-centric and creative when it comes to building a holistic brand and creating engaging content 
  • Quantitative and analytical as well as KPI and “numbers driven” when it comes to performance marketing, executing & optimizing marketing campaigns, marketing automation and media buying 
  • Experience with conversion growth, based on a content strategy & organic traffic (SEO) 
  • Practical experience with tools like Google Ads Editor, Facebook Business Manager, Bing Ads, Google Analytics, LinkedIn Ads, Taboola, Outbrain, Adjust and Google Data Studio 
  • Experience in developing marketing analytics and metrics to gain actionable insights 
  • Excellent degree in marketing, economics, business administration or other relevant fields from a top tier university
  • Fluent in German and English

What you'll get
  • You are the owner of the startup: Founders & team members initially hold 75% equity to be highly incentivized 
  • Joining the venture after our initial test allows you to become a Co-Founder of a pre-validated business opportunity
  • Get close support with raising capital and closing a 6 figure seed financing round 
  • Co-create and shape a mission driven startup that helps to make the world more sustainable 
  • Work with a company builder that has co-founded, built and exited several highly successful startups
About us
Hanse Ventures is a company builder and startup investor, based in Hamburg. We bring together founders, ideas and capital and we provide operational support as co-founders where needed. At the heart is our operational team of a dozen experts who have many years of experience in product development and design, online marketing, business intelligence and HR.

Hanse Ventures has co-founded, built and scaled several successful online startups, including Rebelle (IPO in Sweden), (66 M € exit), Savings United (8 figure exit) and Hausgold (8 figure valuation).
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