Business Developer

Copenhagen Business School
February 12, 2024
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Are you passionate about facilitating the development of researchers' ability to create societal impact through innovation and entrepreneurship? Do you easily comprehend the trajectory of transforming ideas into businesses and enjoy guiding startups on various stages?

About Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship (CSE)

You will be part of an international team at Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship, which is CBS' unit for practical and applied entrepreneurship. We foster innovation and entrepreneurship across universities through incubation and acceleration programs, alongside various educational and research initiatives. We believe that innovation and entrepreneurship play a vital role in addressing societal challenges.

You will join a new and evolving team focusing on academic entrepreneurship while also collaborating closely with the existing team of Business Developers. Therefore, you will have a great opportunity to play an important role in setting the frames for how we work with research-based innovation at CBS while having a wide span of collaboration points across the CSE startup community and team.

Your tasks

  • Supporting entrepreneurs in equipping and mastering transformational entrepreneurship capabilities.
  • Providing practical advice to early-stage startups, drawing from knowledge of business models and sustainability.
  • Taking part in and leading business ideation, development sessions and workshops.
  • Representing CSE at different events and participate in spreading the word about the opportunities that we offer to students and researchers.
  • Supporting and strengthening our community in becoming a world leading entrepreneurial learning environment.
  • Ensuring data capture and systems are robust to derive insights and provide reporting on startup progress and outcomes.
  • Developing our approach to helping researchers on their entrepreneurial journey.
  • CBS is a partner in Open Entrepreneurship (OE), which aims to commercialize high-quality research through various ventures and university spinouts. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in leading and managing open entrepreneurship projects that bridge the gap between groundbreaking research and real-world applications.

    Your profile

  • Strong business profile
  • You are excited about helping startups and founders find the shortest path to product-market-fit and you leave entrepreneurs feeling energized and excited about what they will do next after you have had a meeting with them.
  • Proven experience mentoring and guiding others through the startup journey.
  • You have sufficient experience to be able to look at anything from user insights, journey maps and prototypes and immediately ask relevant questions, point to potential problems, and offer pathways forward that save the startups valuable time and resources.
  • Ability to work in an innovative and flexible environment.
  • You are confident in reaching out to new people, stakeholder management and networking.
  • Solid social competencies, the ability to communicate and build strong relations with students as well as researchers.
  • You may have experience with back-end data and CRM systems such as Podio, Citrix Automations, Power BI, MailChimp and Qualtrics.
  • You speak and write fluent English.
  • Many backgrounds can be relevant for this position. You should however have experience with idea, concept and business development and a strong interest in the challenges and opportunities for early-stage and research-based startups.

    We offer

    A position where you are surrounded by a lively, committed and curious community of students and researchers as well as a supporting, dedicated and enthusiastic team.

    Employment and remuneration take place in accordance with the applicable agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the relevant organization, with a classification and remuneration depending on qualifications and experience. The employment is 37 hours per week.

    Employment process The position is full time and is expected to start as soon as possible, but no later than April 1st. We will contact and interview applicants ongoing and we will hire as soon as we find the right candidate. The position is a time- limited position running until the end of the year with good possibilities for extension.

    One of CBS' strategic goals is to promote diversity in our organization. Therefore, we strive for a hiring process that reduces potential bias. We therefore encourage applicants not to include photos or unnecessary information about personal circumstances in the application.

    Do you want to know more? If you have questions for the position, you are welcome to contact Head of Development, Kenneth Salomonsen at [email protected] or +45 26623291 in case you have relevant questions for the position.

    Application Deadline: 12th of February 2024

    Read more about CSE here: www.

    Closing date: 12 February 2024.

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