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Business Development / Matchmaker Corporates & Startups (w/m/d)

Available from July 7, 2023

We are looking for a committed personality to join us immediately on a part-time or full-time basis, initially limited until 31.12.2024 as:

Business Development / Matchmaker Corporates & Startups (f/m/d)

Your tasks

As part of the Startup Unit Hamburg, this position focuses on the participation in the lighthouse competition of the Federal Government for the promotion of excellent entrepreneurship centres:

  • Approach established companies, establish long-term relationships and win them over for cooperation within the framework of a future entrepreneurship centre.

  • Conception of communication strategies, market and competition analysis, preparation of reports, etc.

  • Develop strategic approaches and innovation formats with the overall goal of connecting companies and startups for collaboration and open innovation.

  • Close cooperation with startup entities in the city of Hamburg - such as public authorities, universities, VCs, corporates, labs, hubs, business networks, associations, etc.

  • Close coordination and cooperation with project-relevant departments of Hamburg Marketing Holding.

Your profile

  • Degree with reference to business, entrepreneurship, location marketing or comparable qualification

  • Good technological understanding and interest in new technologies

  • Experience in the target-oriented management of service providers / agencies is an advantage

  • Experience in the field of public procurement is an advantage

  • Experience in project work at the interface between the public sector and the private sector advantageous

  • Strong service mentality

  • Communication skills and strong online affinity

  • Very good organisational skills and professional time management, even during busy periods

  • Knowledge of the Hamburg economic region and the Hamburg start-up scene is an advantage

  • Business fluent in written and spoken English

We offer

  • A responsible task and the opportunity to help shape the startup ecosystem in Hamburg

  • Team spirit, flexible structures and hybrid working methods in the office and home office

  • A team-oriented and values-driven corporate culture

  • A workplace close to the city centre with excellent transport links

  • Various benefits, e.g. subsidy for HVV profit ticket

  • Performance-related remuneration

Ad online until December 31, 2023

HIW Hamburg Invest


  • Other

Professional Fields

  • Consulting
  • Management
  • Business Development

Work Experience

  • Experienced

Employment Type

  • Full time
  • Part time

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Company details

We are the One Stop Agency for national and international investments in Hamburg and the central partner of Hamburg's business community for all business development issues. We offer a wide range of services, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises. We promote Hamburg as a business location internationally and nationally. Find your place with us and join a company that offers you an exciting and challenging position in the international environment of business development in the metropolis of Hamburg.

As part of Hamburg Invest, the Startup Unit Hamburg pursues the further development and marketing of Hamburg as a startup location in close cooperation with municipal and private partners.