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Founders Associate (internship / working student)



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Founders Associate (internship / working student)

Start date
July 2024
Job Type
Working Student
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👋 We are looking for a founders associate to work with two of our co-founders, Grégoire and Ludovic. The ideal fit is a student with a passion for impact who wants to have a strong contribution to scaling a climate-tech start-up!
Start Date: July or September 2024
Location: Paris or Lyon or Berlin

🏔 About us

Riverse is a mission-driven company, founded in 2021 by Clément, Grégoire and Ludovic, three long-time friends with complementary expertise and a common desire to accelerate the environmental transition. We are now a team of 14 passionate people from international background, with offices in Paris, Lyon and Berlin.
Riverse's mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular and sustainable industry. To do so, we have built the first carbon credit certification standard and platform for technology-based, circular economy projects in Europe.
We are backed by some of the best climate-tech investors in Europe, have been part of the Techstars Berlin acceleration programme, and are happy to work with the major names in the carbon markets sector.

🙌 General Preferred Background

You are a graduate student or equivalent
You have analytical skills and are a structured person
You want to make an impact on the world
You are eager to learn, and like to think about solutions to the problems you face
You have the ability to work in English and French
Please do not worry if you don’t match all these: we prefer people to bullet points, and are interested in discussing with you if you think it is worth it!

📝 Job description

You will work hand in hand with our co-founders Ludovic and Grégoire to scale Riverse,
As a quickly growing startup, the day-to-day life changes at high speed and so do the tasks to be performed, but we have prepared below a list of examples of topics on which you would probably work:
Business development
Lead customer calls to understand customer needs, and participate in fine tuning the ideal go to market strategy
Participate in events to represent Riverse and source new customers
Work on improving sales operations
Strategy & Operations
Perform market research and analyses to help founders fine tune Riverse’s strategy to scale
Help our CEO prepare for fundraising rounds
Work on process automations and data analysis, together with our operations & data expert
Brand and marketing
Define and implement Riverse’s overall marketing and brand strategy
Develop the SEO footprint
Finally, regardless of your role, we are always open to any ideas that you would like to suggest for learning and improving the company.

🏠 Benefits

Paid position
Offices in the center of Paris or Lyon (Fra), and in Berlin (Ger) - with possibility to work remotely if you wish to do so
Bi-annual team retreat
A strong team culture

Recruitment process

💻 First 30 min video-conversation with Ludovic, to get to know you and discuss what you are looking for
📐 Business case interview with Grégoire (45-60 min)
📆 A 30 min cutural-fit conversation with our third co-founder Clément

🌠 Diversity, inclusion & equity

We are working to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment, where everyone has a space to thrive. We firmly believe that fostering inclusion is an ongoing journey that requires unwavering commitment. Our goal is to establish an authentic environment that is welcoming to all individuals, irrespective of their nationality, physical ability, family structure, age, socio-economic status, civil status, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic origin, religion, belief, or any other characteristic that makes their life experience unique.
We are at the beginning of building our company and our culture, and are extremely interested to talk about these topics if you are interested too!

📝 What’s next?

Does this role appeal to you? You think you have the right profile? Contact us at: jobs@riverse.io