Co-Founder and Managing Director (f/m/d)

Job description

Our client, Talto, which stands for "Talents of Tomorrow", is a young startup that has developed a career and job platform for students. Having reached more than 150,000 users already, we are looking for a co-founder and second managing director (full-time position) to bring the startup to the next level.

We are looking for someone with excellent business acumen and outstanding expertise and leadership skills in marketing. For the technical part, which comprises product and software development, we expect you to have a working understanding of these topics to be able to participate in product discussions and display leadership skills. 

Since Talto's main office is in Graz, Austria, the new co-founder and second managing director should be able to spend at least 4 working days per week with the team in Graz. 


Your opportunity

  • Management and development of a niche career platform (focus on employer branding)
  • Already over 150,000 users and six-digit annual revenue
  • A co-founder role with equity participation
  • A young, top motivated team of seven people
  • Further development of an existing product and brand concept


Your tasks

  • In coordination with the other co-owners you are mainly responsible for the strategy and orientation of the platform.
  • You will lead the team and excel with your outstanding expertise and leadership skills.
  • Together with the technical lead, you will decide on the technical development of the platform.
  • You will set and evaluate goals together with your team.
  • Together with the other co-owners, you will also evaluate the corporate strategy and are responsible for investor relations and fundraising. (Existing investor network is in place).
  • Ideally, you will manage the operational and strategic orientation using OKRs.



Your profile

  • You have at least 5 years of work experience with extensive expertise in performance marketing. Ideally, you have experience with job & career portals and therefore understand the dynamics and mechanics in this area.

  • You have an excellent understanding of digital products, as well as marketing & sales in this area and also bring extensive know-how from practical experience.

  • You have had a managing director position or have founded a company yourself.

  • You have a solution for every problem and love challenging situations.

  • You are fluent in German and have excellent English skills. 


You feel up to the task? Then send your application with CV and convincing letter of motivation by clicking the apply button here.