Guest Writer
March 22, 2016

Wanted: Accelerator Associate betahaus X

Are you passionate about startups and do you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and culture? Do you want to work with a young, fun, and inspiring team and enjoy being in a fast paced environment? If so, you are a perfect candidate for betahaus x! At betahaus, you will have the opportunity to work in a very flat hierarchical structure with the ability to be assigned to important projects and tasks for the betahaus team and accelerator. Additionally, you will have an amazing opportunity to network yourself with the Berlin startup scene.

This position is open to applicants with various degrees of expertise;  depending on expertise, a pay is negotiable

 

Starting Date ...

April 2016

 

Duration ...

3-6 Months

Job Description

  • Conduct research on new technologies, startup news and investments, co-working trends ...
  • Create Startup Intelligence newsletters ...
  • Community management of startup alumni network and partners ...
  • Monitor ecosystem for up and coming players to be involved in the accelerator ...
  • Work on a growth hacking strategy for our online content ...
  • Co-create a new team structure in this growing department of betahaus

Qualifications

  • Fluent in English, German fluency or proficiency a plus ...
  • You have a business degree in or are currently studying in a relevant field ...
  • Knowledge or strong interest of network startup ecosystem ...
  • Entrepreneurial mindset ...
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills ...
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build trust with co-workers/startups ...
  • Comfortable with communicating with both startups and corporates

To Apply

Think you're a good fit? We'd love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and a short motivation letter to Yatan at yatan@betahaus.de, under the subject 'X Associate’. For other announcements, job or internship opportunities, check out this link.

OKAY BUT HOW IS BESPOKE SOUND DIFFERENT THAN PLAYING MY "DISCOVER WEEKLY’’ OR ANY OTHER AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED PLAYLIST ?

Well, both. Currently we offer the following two options: shorter publicly available Brand Playlists and long-form private Soundtracks for spaces. For both of them we work closely with the client to understand how sound fits into their brand DNA and what their audience is like.

We believe that the guests’ experience with a particular space doesn’t have to begin and end with their stay. The idea of the Brand Playlist is to be a public brand playlists designed to engage the customers before, during, and after their visit at a space. It’s always accessible for them and serves as a new, dynamic marketing channel.

The Soundtrack is slightly different. It takes sometimes up to weeks of work and is designed by a world-class artist, DJ, or tastemaker. For it we first work with you to develop a deep understanding of your business and style. Then we match you with the perfect artist, DJ, or tastemaker to create unique, always fresh playlists, custom tailored to match your brand. 

In both cases, we update them regularly based on guest habits and clients’ needs. 

People in beta Clay Bassford Bespoke Sound



The way we engage with the music community is something really important for us and honestly, what makes us different than other background music providers. A lot of the background music providers out there have internal teams of maybe five or six DJs that do all of the music for their clients. We aim to connect with the local scene and always work with local DJs. There's some kind of magic in finding the exact right artists for the brand.

And on the flip side of it, when we hire artists, we make sure that the project is also inspiring for them and that they would be interested in participating. We always make sure to pay them well. The whole project creates for them a new income stream that they wouldn't have otherwise.

People in beta Clay Bassford Bespoke Sound

Yes! This was really fun. The objective with the betahaus "betabeer sounds" playlist was to showcase the community side of betahaus. There are so many cool, interesting people in the betahaus community and we thought a playlist could be a perfect way to not only help bring the community together but also show the diverse funkiness of the communities of Berlin and Neukölln, which is why Hazy Pockets, a longtime local Berlin DJ known for his eclectic mixes, was perfect for this project.

This playlist moves from bluesy 60s rock into surf and tropicalia, picking up momentum into Motown and onwards through some laid back disco tunes. Perfect for the betabeer events betahaus hosts monthly!


YOU’RE CURRENTLY ENJOYING THE SUN FAR FROM BERLIN. WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVOURITE PLACES in berlin that YOU MISS THE MOST?

Oh, there are just so many! Like the Imren Grill for instance where you can find the best homemade Turkish food or Das Gift and Gordon which are both run by great music people. Kohelenquelle in Prenzleuer Berg is my favorite local bar (or rather kneipe). To satisfy my  techno / electronic records needs I always go to Hard Wax and one of my most special places is the Zions Kirche steeple, which has an awesome view of the city and a great Weinerei close by. 


You can see me around betahaus. Online, you can always check out my website and listen to our public playlists on Spotify. We’re also currently working on a collaboration with betahaus, so a special Playlist curated by is will very soon sound around the spaces in Kreuzberg and Neukölln. 

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