We are looking for you: Incubation Operations Manager - Communication & Marketing (m/f/d)


Chemovator is the business incubator of BASF. We provide a protected space to build commercial ventures from unconventional ideas. Our Venture Teams take full ownership of their idea, creatively explore their business, learn fast and pivot beyond corporate boundaries.

We are looking for a motivated and highly self-driven senior expert to take full ownership for all our Marketing and Communication topics. Are you the right one to move Chemovator further together with us?

Your role:

  • Develop and execute a communication and marketing strategy for Chemovator, engaging with internal and external stakeholders
  • Serve as first contact for all external communication topics and foster public and media relations e.g. press releases, articles etc.
  • Drive Chemovator internal content communication e.g., internal articles, content management etc.
  • Establish and implement suitable marketing content strategies based on various channels, e.g., digital marketing, social media, website etc.
  • Serve as brand manager for the growing Chemovator brand
  • Plan and coordinate the execution of internal and external events, e.g., Start-up Bootcamps, Pitch Sessions, Demo Days etc.
  • Create and further develop communication processes that enable Venture Teams to stay flexible, focused and effective
  • Closely collaborate with and handover to the other members of the Chemovator Core Team to always ensure proper operations of Chemovator
  • After full adoption of the Communication & Marketing role in Chemovator you can expect to additionally serve as a Chemovator Venture Board member for different Venture Teams to guide and steer their development and align expectations between key stakeholders

You offer:

  • Bachelor or Master in Marketing, PR, Communications, Economics or another relevant field of study
  • Operational experience in building and optimizing marketing, branding and communication activities for early or/and growth stage companies, either as team member or as part of a company builder or operational VC
  • Strong communication and media relationship network in the startup or chemistry environment; Venture Capital network is a plus
  • Explicit experience and/or background knowledge on corporate incubation, acceleration or company building in general
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English
  • Personal and hands on experience in working with early start-ups or corporate ventures through mentoring, coaching and steering, preferably in an incubation or venture capital set-up
  • Comfortable in an agile and entrepreneurial environment

We offer:

  • A steady interaction and dialogue with experienced experts from two worlds – corporate BASF and our wide external network
  • Use the mass of experiences of your colleagues and our Entrepreneurs in Residence to develop yourself and Chemovator further
  • Flexible working time and mobile work as well as usual perks of a company in the startup environment, e.g. job-ticket, free drinks and an inspiring atmosphere within an unconventional location in Mannheim
  • A competitive salary within Chemovator GmbH and the opportunity to be part of the growing Chemovator journey

Are you interested?

Nothing is set in stone yet, so your input is highly welcome. Click on the button below to apply now with your relevant documents. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Your Contact

Teresa Stutzinger
T +49 15165570229
E HR@chemovator.com