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Founders Associate (m/f/d)

About Kertos

Kertos is a young yet well-funded company with amazing partners on their side. We are the first privacy operating system in Europe, implementing automation and execution in a highly regulated environment focusing on the operational needs for all stakeholders involved. With our focus on product, integration, and automation we enable businesses to scale, to adopt and to maneuver in modern tech environments with only a fraction of the current workload. We drive consumer engagement and help companies to interact with their customers in sensitive matters.

Together with you, we want to embrace data privacy.

Your role

Be up close as a new European champion is born - proudly backed by top class VCs and unicorn founders. As a Founder Associate you will work directly with us as a team and the three experienced founders Joe, Kilian, and Alex. You will support them in their daily tasks and learn how to create, build, and lead a company. You will collaborate with our open-minded and enthusiastic team where you can take responsibility early on. Together with the founding team, you will further develop the vision, assist in fundraising, and further lay the foundation for a scalable product.

Your purpose at Kertos

  • First and foremost: You are an integral part of our business team and enjoy open-minded and collaborative team work with the founder team
  • You collaborate with the founders in their daily operative, business development, and fundraising tasks to create a best-in-class product and great company
  • You support in shaping our team's and company's vision
  • Fundraising: You support in structuring and performing the next financing round
  • Process optimization: You recognize and solve problems in existing processes and strengthen the communication between our teams
  • Project management: You work on your own projects and actively push them forward

Skills you need to thrive

  • You feel comfortable in a start-up, management consulting and/or VC work environment (and possibly already gained some experience in one of the afore-mentioned)
  • You have clear goals in mind and enjoy to pursue them with perseverance and at pace
  • You communicate openly and cleary (in German and English)
  • You master demanding tasks and work comitted and engaged with a multitude of data sources
  • You have a heart for excellence: You work self-motivated and passionately on the development and success of our company and know that the results are what counts in the end

The motivation and mentality you should bring

  • Humor – Have fun with us, learn with us from mistakes, and bring your good vibes.
  • You are an open and clear communicator – and we try our best to be that for you, as well.
  • The ability to recognize and solve problems – You are willing to leave our product and our company in a better shape than when you first encountered them.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work – not only our dream - to make Kertos the tool home for data privacy, but also your dreams and aspirations.
  • Your agile mindset – We are committed and engaged to master all twists and turns on our ride at Kertos together with you.
  • Embrace feedback – no one is perfect, neither are we. So, let’s make this an opportunity to learn from each other and serve us all opportunities to grow.
  • A mind dedicated to personal growth – share your knowledge, we will share ours and let’s develop as a team!

Why Kertos

We are here to support you with…

  • Freedom and room for exploration combined with short decision-making paths.
  • The option to work remotely and adjust working hours and times to your needs.
  • The opportunity to shape the path of the company with the team and grow yourself in the process.
  • A committed team (with super humorous people and lots of new friends ;)).
  • A pretty office in Neuhausen in Munich with drinks, snacks, coffee and lots of laughter.
  • Whatever else you might need: help with the search for a Kindergarden spot, an appartment in Munich or a time off – We support you.

Sounds like you are the one we’ve been looking for?

Spoiler: Yes, you are. Send us a message (johannes@kertos.io) - we’d love to get to know you.

Diversity is one of our core values. To reflect that in the team as well, we strongly encourage women to apply to become a part of our team.

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Our Kertos data privacy platform automates processes, makes dealing with data protection requirements more secure and simplifies the data privacy everyday work.

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