We are looking for you: Intern / Working Student Business Development

Venture Team: Koru Animal Nutrition

Chemovator is the business incubator of BASF. We provide a protected space to build commercial ventures from unconventional ideas. Our Venture Teams take full ownership of their idea, creatively explore their business, learn fast and pivot beyond corporate boundaries.

Our Venture Team Koru Animal Nutrition is developing an innovative technology platform for animal health ingredients. A natural vector is exploited to produce complex microbiota for optimal animal gut health in various target species.

We are looking for a motivated student to push our business development forward. Are you the right one?

Your role

  • You understand the business landscape, conduct and synthesize further market research and competitive analysis

  • You support the founders in translating technological results into a commercial unique selling proposition

  • You use your business acumen to deep dive in market entry and growth strategies for Koru

  • You use your marketing know how to develop the pricing strategy

  • You quantify business related key assumptions and risk factors into a robust business case and investment scenario(s)

  • You build the foundation for a customer management data base and support our customer interactions

  • You evaluate and present your results in a coherent manner to the founders and the Venture Board

You offer

  • You will soon be completing an MBA or a degree (Masters or PhD) in the field of Business Administration, Marketing, Market Research, Economics or Engineering with above-average results

  • You are interested in biology, agriculture and animal health topics, ideally you already have gained first commercial experiences in this area

  • You have a high analytical and future-oriented way of thinking as well as you possess strong communication skills (in German and in English), an eye for detail and assertiveness

  • You feel comfortable with working in a small team within a dynamic environment and taking responsibility for your own topics

  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office such as tools for calculation and presentation of data

We offer

  • A minimum 6 month part-time working student position / or full-time internship with a competitive salary and the unique possibility to actively influence the further development of Koru Animal Nutrition

  • The opportunity to work within an inspiring start-up environment to further develop your own skillset and to celebrate success together

  • A steady interaction and dialogue with experienced experts from two worlds – corporate BASF and our wide external network

  • Flexible working time as well as usual perks of a company in the startup environment: job-ticket, free drinks, joint after work activities and inspiring atmosphere within an unconventional location in Mannheim

Are you interested?

Please contact Lisa Raschke (lisa.raschke@chemovator.com, +49 621 60 78542) with your relevant documents.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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