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Founders Associate Internship (m/f/d)



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023
Your mission
Join us in changing an entire industry

To disrupt the status quo, we are seeking motivated hustlers, optimistic go-getters, and versatile thinkers with the passion and determination to reach for the stars together. The procurement industry is undergoing the "iPhone Moment” led by Mercanis and after receiving our 10 million USD seed round, you have the opportunity to be a disruptor early on in this exciting journey.

Your Stellar Role

  • Strategic Orchestrator: You co-coordinate and execute our business growth strategy in tandem with our founders and management team
  • Innovation Steward: You take ownership of strategically significant projects from idea generation to prototyping to operational execution and iteration
  • Operational Maestro: You help to streamline and professionalize major parts of our value chain by continuously improving processes, defining performance benchmarks, and implementing the business infrastructure to lay the foundations for a strong growth
  • Project Pioneer: You lead your own projects by creating and sticking to comprehensive schedules, liaising with other stakeholders/departments, and continuously analyzing/presenting your data
  • Versatility Virtuoso: You are a jack of all trades and provide valuable input to topics concerning product development, process implementation, performance marketing and sales
  • Market Maven: You conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
Your profile

  • You are currently pursuing or already have a Bachelor's or Master´s degree in Business, Economics, or any comparable subject from a university or business school.
  • You have first work experience in demanding, fast-paced environments (e.g., consulting, investment banking, high-growth startups, etc.)
  • You are proactive and have a self-starter mindset with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • You have exceptional analytical skills and a strong attention to detail, as well as a hands-on attitude
  • You are excited to tackle complex business situations and feel comfortable to prove yourself in any situation
  • You thrive in ambiguity and don’t crack under pressure of a demanding environment
  • You enjoy working independently, are not afraid of lots of responsibility and you strive for greatness in personal as well as professional development
  • You’re business fluent in German and English
Why us?

  • Work closely with experienced and successful serial entrepreneurs who support your professional and personal development through mentoring
  • Berlin's best learning experience: Grow through challenges as we trust and empower our employees
  • Mercanis is the place for your own ideas with a sparring approach to create impact
  • Appreciation for your work, joint growth with your peers, and lively interaction with the team and customers
  • Regular team events - we celebrate birthdays and successes together!
  • Healthy snacks and drinks – because we care for your wellbeing
  • Exclusive networking opportunities in the Berlin startup world
  • Competitive salary
About us
About Us

At Mercanis, we're on a mission to transform the procurement software landscape. Our goal is to reshape and digitize the way buyers interact, while helping suppliers worldwide achieve greater value, performance and business opportunities.

With our state-of-the-art source-to-contract software solution, companies can manage their direct and indirect procurement effortlessly and efficiently. Backed from day one by visionary and renowned venture capitalists, we have since gathered the most motivated and brilliant minds to join us on this journey to success.

To challenge the status quo, we are looking for ambitious creators, optimistic trailblazers and creative thinkers who share our passion and determination to reach for the stars together.

We recognize that the road ahead will not be easy, but we are fully committed to our mission because we care deeply about the world we live in and the legacy we leave behind.