Strategic Projects Intern @ Ahead Nutrition

  • Venture Development
  • Hamburg, Germany

Strategic Projects Intern @ Ahead Nutrition

Job description

At ahead, we develop evidence-based nutritional supplements & functional foods aiming to optimize human performance. Whether it's about being fully focused in your studies or at work, recall your maximum performance in sports, optimally recover or finding balance and a restful sleep after a stressful day – we have founded ahead with the motivation to help ambitious go-getters and athletes tap into their full physical and mental potential.

We are looking to add a stellar young professional to our team to help us steer our growth:

  • You will be the first hire in our "strategic projects unit" and an essential part of our core team
  • You will drive strategic business development & growth efforts such as: negotiate partnerships, identify macro trends and derive product development implications, setup KPI tracking, support in future fundraising efforts, define and execute experiments, represent us at industry events
  • You will get to work directly with the founders and support them on operational and strategic tasks and play an integral role in the company's success
  • You will learn what it takes to build and manage an early stage startup 


  • You have excellent results at a top university or business school currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master's degree in Business Administration or Economics
  • You have knowledge of and strong interest in nutrition, biohacking and competitive sports 
  • You have gained first relevant work experience in business development or strategic project management in a start-up, venture capital, banking or consulting environment
  • You can juggle several tasks at once without losing oversight and work independently with a structured and pragmatic approach 
  • You possess excellent Microsoft Office and G-Suite skills (especially Excel modeling and storytelling through Powerpoint)
  • Fluency in German and English is a must

What we have to offer:

  • A position that prepares you for your own entrepreneurial endeavors or management roles in startups
  • Possibility to join our team full-time after your internship
  • You will be directly reporting to our founders and have the possibility to own projects from day one, grow with the company and eventually build your own team
  • A high level of trust and autonomy combined with a feedback-seeking culture that fuels personal growth
  • A fun team with flat hierarchies, free innovative performance food products

Start date: January 2020