Growth Associate - Graduate Program (m/f/d)

Sales · Berlin · Full-time · Junior

Job description

Job description

About the Job

“Nothing happens until someone sells something”. As a VC, we experience it all the time: the smartest founders with the best product ideas will fail if they can’t figure out how to scalably grow their business. With our own department of specialists in Growth (Sales, Growth, RevOps & Customer Success), we are determined to support our ventures by building and providing industry-leading expertise throughout their entire commercial funnel. The Growth Graduate Program was created with the goal of accelerating the success of our ventures while accumulating and distributing sales knowledge within Project A. 

Start date: November 2022 - Januar 2023

Our Sales and Customer Success team is a group of experts determined to help portfolio companies scale their operations. The team delivers industry-leading expertise in sales, customer success, growth, and RevOps.

Motivation, creativity, and openness encapsulate our values and culture. That’s why we encourage you to bring yourself to work. Join a multinational team of bright individuals and be inspired to grow, innovate, and take responsibility from the get-go.

In a nutshell: 

  • The duration of the program is 18 months, divided into multiple (3-5) projects at different portfolio companies 
  • After a comprehensive 4-week training inside Project A, you will start your first project directly at one of our ventures
  • You will have weekly meetings with your mentor and regular trainings inside Project A together with your team
  • Learning opportunities depend on your interests -  you can learn from and develop in topics such as marketing, data, product & more
  • Our goal is to keep working with you after the completion of the program, either inside Project A, or within our portfolio, your further development is in your hands and we will do everything we can to help

In this role, you’ll:

  • Conduct market research, conceptualise market entrance strategies, create and implement new commercial processes 
  • Generate new business opportunities through multiple outreach channels (in person meetings, social channels, phone, mail), gather customer insights, structure feedback and improve sales approach regularly
  • Research lead sources, optimise CRM systems and analyze data needs
  • Further learning opportunities throughout every commercial aspect of a startup, from business development to operational sales, marketing, recruitment, content, CRM, process optimization and more

Your Profile

  • Professional experience in start-ups, consulting, sales or other commercial roles
  • Experienced in a customer facing role is a big advantage
  • High interested in sales and excitement about daily customer interaction 
  • Team player with great communication skills
  • Passionate for numbers, data, structure and analytics
  • Fast learner with a start-up mindset (enthusiastic, self-motivated and hands-on)
  • Bachelor, Master degree in business (or related degree) or an MBA - Please submit your grades with your application
  • German and English at a negotiation level

Please note that we are looking for support in our Berlin office. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

Benefits and Perks

  • Remote-friendly – Work anywhere in Germany or take advantage of our beautiful and well-equipped office at the heart of Berlin
  • Choose your tech – MacOS/Windows/Linux laptop and optional screen
  • Career growth – Access to internal workshops, knowledge sharing meetups, PAV Academy professional training opportunities, industry conferences, and other personal development possibilities
  • Subsidised products and services, including meal vouchers, German language classes, a bike leasing program, and discounts on services of our portfolio companies and various other brands
  • Wellness – 24/7 access to counselling specialists, free subscription to workplace wellbeing platform Unmind, weekly online yoga classes
  • Paid team and company events
  • Social activities – Hang out with co-workers during and after-hours (Slack or IRL, you decide), grab lunch or coffee with randomly assigned teammates, and disconnect from everything to spend quality time in outdoor activities
  • Visa application support and relocation package
Apply below and become a part of our success story!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Project A is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for all – applicants and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Our diverse team has different ethnic and cultural origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, family arrangements, religious and political affiliations, socioeconomic statuses, age groups, and abilities.

With 32 nationalities and over 25 spoken languages, we’re confident that you’ll feel right at home. We look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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