Rocket InternetCo-Founders | New York, United States
Rocket Internet incubates and invests in Internet companies with proven business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 28,000 employees.
As Co-Founders of a new internet venture of Rocket Internet, you will be responsible for setting up all operations, building the team, developing the business activities and gaining market leadership. Each venture is typically led by 2 to 4 Co-Founders. As entrepreneurs, they are fully responsible for their business and hold personal stakes in their venture’s equity. At the same time, they are part of our international network. They benefit from Rocket’s expertise and support in all relevant functions. Joining us will be very challenging and rewarding. You will gain the broadest experience in setting up a company. Thus, you will work as an entrepreneur, yet be part of an international team of highly motivated and talented people.
After earning your outstanding degree/MBA at a top university, you have gained work experience in a top-tier consulting firm, Investment Banking, Venture Capital, Private Equity and/or in start-ups Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. Beyond your managerial skills, you have strong structuring and analytical skills with the ability to set up efficient business process and manage P&L. Your knowledge of the internet and e-commerce sector is impressive as well as your high drive and ambition to perform. Independence, flexibility and speed are as important to you as geographical mobility and international experience. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile.
Working at Rocket means taking ownership from day one and giving everything for our projects to make a meaningful and sustainable impact. For our businesses to go from zero to launch, we remain focused while being confident. Our colleagues from more than 70 nationalities act as an interconnected team that exchanges across country borders to ensure maximum efficiency. We expect to win with every company we build and every action we take.