In a Nutshell

AustrianStartups is in search of a Partnerships Lead to help us take care of our partners and develop new collaborations. As part of the leadership team of AustrianStartups, you will work closely with our managing directors and the other team leads as well as with some of our volunteers. The ideal candidate is passionate about sales and communicating with different stakeholders and combines a creative mind with a structured and result-driven way of working.


Who we are

AustrianStartups is the leading non-profit platform and think tank for startups and innovative entrepreneurship in Austria. Together with our 30,000 supporters, we are working towards a brighter entrepreneurial future in Austria. Over the past 6 years, we have inspired more than 160,000 people across our communication channels, connected more than 15,000 event visitors and published Austria’s largest startup study – the Austrian Startup Monitor. With your help, we aim to change Austria’s entrepreneurial culture sustainably and for the better!


What you will be doing

  • Lead the AS Partnerships team and steer our fundraising efforts
  • Optimize our sales strategy & partnership models to fuel further growth
  • Acquire new partners & supporting members
  • Maintain & develop relationships with current partners
  • Work closely with our board & other team leads
  • Support and be involved in different projects and events of AustrianStartups


What we are looking for

  • Outgoing and open-minded personality with a passion for entrepreneurship and startups
  • A structured way of working & a hands-on attitude
  • Strong communication skills & a healthy level of confidence
  • Willingness to learn & take over responsibility quickly
  • Fluency in English & German
  • Minimum 1-year commitment


Why you should apply

With us you will dive into the heart of the Austrian startup ecosystem and constantly be exposed to new technologies and individuals who have a lasting impact. You will play a leading role in the advancement of AustrianStartups, while collaborating with a diverse team and volunteers all over Austria. We work hard, but we also craft moments that allow our team to pause, create, and connect – or in other words: We encourage you to bring your whole self to work and you will become part of our truly special family.


Hard facts

  • Position: 10h/week (“geringfügige Anstellung”)
  • Salary: Monthly gross salary of € 475.86
  • Working Location: Impact Hub Vienna in the 7th district (currently home office)
  • Starting Date: February 2021



Awesome! Apply here until 17th of January 2021, by uploading your CV and convincing us why you are the right candidate. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Join a winning team

Without our team, pushing our agenda for innovation and entrepreneurship in Austria would be impossible, and we always on the hunt for talented individuals wishing to lend a hand and help us push our.