Startup Scout Vacancy

Vacancy: Startup Scout

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Startup Scout! (1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 13 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers distinctive services to graduates, scientists, engineers, professionals and corporates in their start-up journey. Our services turn promising technology ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world! 

You, your purpose & the ideal outcome 

Your purpose is to get the best tech entrepreneurs of the country (and Europe) to YES!Delft. You basically headhunt tech entrepreneurs. You constantly look for new and efficient lead generation tactics and strategies to find promising founders, technologies, teams, and startups. We expect a data-driven and structured work approach. Together with our marketing team you explore and test on and offline channels to see which scouting tactics help you achieve your goal. With the campus of the Delft University of Technology nearby, you identify our most important sources of contact and professors within the TU Delft, Dutch field labs and other technical universities in the Netherlands, in order to secure a close relationship and collaboration. You inspire tech-minded people to explore the world of entrepreneurship. You keep in close contact with our student board, as students are the next generation of entrepreneurs! You will also be working on screening & selection of the teams for our corporate programs and challenges. Most important: You are the first point of contact for tech startups, you represent YES!Delft and explain our purpose, and our services to entrepreneurs. The ideal outcome would be a database containing high-quality startups which converts to high-quality applications consisting of enthusiastic & committed teams for our incubator and our services. 

Competences:
  • You’re a hustler and highly energetic. You define your target, a strategy, potential tactics and go at it full-speed. 
  • You are able to check if a tech startup has potential (from a business, a technical, but most important from a team perspective).
  • You are data-driven, you have the ability to work with large databases, structure them and get the right insights. 
  • You are solution-oriented, proactive, flexible and a real team player.
  • You work structured, organized, well-planned, and you master Microsoft Office suite. 
  • You understand online and offline marketing, especially lead generation tactics and tools.
  • You also understand the world of recruitment, HR and startup funding.
  • You are able to make fast connections and introductions.
  • You can level with people who have technical ideas and you are able to understand difficult high-tech ideas and concepts (from Artificial Intelligence to Robotics, Aviation and more).
Job requirements:
  • You have a completed WO education (for example in the direction of HR, psychology, commercial business, or tech) or have obtained this level through work experience.
  • In addition, you have at least five years of relevant work experience.
  • You are experienced with dealing with startups (either by working at a startup, founding a startup, or from a VC or corporate perspective)
  • Fluent in both spoken and written Dutch and English. 
We offer you

A world-class incubator: An inspiring startup environment where you have the opportunity to develop yourself in a unique way and where you are able to implement your ideas and improve our services wherever you see fit. You will work with a diverse, driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity in the Netherlands to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship. Of course, a one-year contract, laptop, and mobile phone are a given. Two electric BMWs which you can use for client visits, a Swapfiets for visits within Delft, and vrimibos on location are a bonus. 

More information and application procedure

We look forward to your application. Please send your application to robertjan[at]yesdelft.nl to the attention of Robert Jan van Vugt before Sep 19th (17:00), 2018. Keep a slot open on 23 or 24 September for the first interviews. For questions please contact Robert Jan van Vugt at robertjan[at]yesdelft.nl

Vacancy: Marketing Intern

Are you our new marketing intern?

Do you want to grow in marketing and want to learn fast? We offer a Marketing internship where you are able to develop your preferred skills and discover different fields within marketing (UX/UI design, copywriting, content marketing & more). Check out our workplace!

You’ll have professional guidance and room to grow your skills. Your most important asset is your growth mindset: you’re always looking to learn with enthusiasm.

If you are interested in starting your career in an innovative, entrepreneurial environment then this is an all-round marketing opportunity for you!

ABOUT US
YES!Delft is the start-up incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world! YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and corporate professionals in their entrepreneurial journey. Our services turn promising tech-ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

WHAT YOU WILL DO
► Brainstorm & create new cool content together with Andreea, our Digital Marketing Specialist (Think: cross-channel translation of content, interviews with startup experts, live coverage of tech events & more)
► Support Edoardo, the UI & Design specialist, in his branding & design work and develop UX/UI design skills on the job. Together, you will: build new websites, advise startups in visual branding, execute YES!Delft design requests
► Guided by the MarComm team, you will be responsible for our (online & offline) channels, and get the opportunity to develop your skills on the job

ABOUT YOU
Education: You are currently enrolled in an HBO or WO Bachelor
Ambition: You have a “growth mindset”, meaning that you don’t need to know everything (yet), but are willing to proactively learn as you go
► Medium skills in Adobe Illustrator. Basic Skill in Adobe XD or other similar prototyping tools and want to develop quickly
► Basic writing skills, and your English grammar is outstanding
► You are digitally savvy and use social media networks for yourself
► You have an interest in startups and entrepreneurship, but also in all that is digital. Also, Google is your number 1 “person” to ask for how to’s 🙂

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY FOR THIS INTERNSHIP
► Coolest office in the Netherlands: check out our workplace here
► Freedom to develop: you will be part of the Marketing team of 4 people, who are experts in their field, and you can learn from them directly from day 1. Not to forget the opportunity to work within the YES!Delft team of 30+ entrepreneurial, passionate people
► Startups: discover the world of tech startups and innovation
► Afternoon drinks: every Friday, whenever you want!
► You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech entrepreneurship.

PRACTICAL DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

Start date:
ASAP (Preferably Sept 2, 2019)

We look forward to your application! Please send your CV and motivation letter to andreea[at]yesdelft.nl to the attention of Andreea Bota before August 23, 2019.

For questions please contact: Andreea Bota (Digital Marketing Specialist) via andreea[at]yesdelft.nl.

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