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Entrepreneur in Residence - Food Sector

Entrepreneur in Residence - COB (Gluten Free Marketplace)

About Feedel Ventures

Feedel is an idea lab and a startup factory, where innovative concepts are nurtured to become reality. We specialize in ideating, building, and co-founding digital ventures that redefine the boundaries of multiple sectors, such as creative industries, lifestyle & wellbeing, AI & digital services. Launched in 2020, we have today over 20 startups and 10 corporate clients all over Europe in our projects portfolio. Feedel Ventures combines state of the art technology with an attention to creativity and a global scale aspiration. We believe in the power of ideas to transcend borders, cultures, and languages and change the society we live in.

Feedel Ventures is a unique place to define your personal and professional growth. Feedel is pioneering a new concept of work: remote, flexible, results-oriented, work-life balance centered. Our commitment to our team is to propel change and growth, foster creativity, and create meaningful connections through our digital ventures.

About the startup - COB

Cob stands as the first Italian gluten-free marketplace, empowering physical shops to showcase and sell their GF products. For the first time we’re offering clients the opportunity to purchase these products using vouchers provided by the National Health System. The start-up has successfully progressed through pre-development stages and has concluded its first founding round.

About the role

As the Entrepreneur in Residence, you will play a pivotal role in providing strategic direction for COB. That includes identifying challenges, developing a compelling vision and clear value proposition, meticulously refining the business plan, and gaining a deep understanding of core operations, competitive advantages, market dynamics, and go-to-market strategy. Ultimately, you will be instrumental in structuring, running, and foresting the growth of innovative and exceptional business ventures.

As a member of Feedel Ventures, you will embody our values and contribute to fostering a positive and high-performance culture within the team. Join us in shaping the future of startups, where your distinctive skills and passion will be pivotal in achieving both individual and collective success.

What you will do

  • Develop and nurture strategic business partnerships
  • Create and foster strong client and customer relationships
  • Manage the e-commerce platform
  • Launch and implement effective marketing campaigns
  • Research and analyze the competitive landscape and potential market
  • Develop a robust business vision, objectives, and roadmap, leveraging Feedel’s best practices
  • Create a comprehensive business plan and financial model
  • Lead the planning and execution of startup activities
  • Define and execute the product roadmap
  • Formulate a go-to-market strategy, testing sales/marketing channels for revenue generation
  • Build personal branding , influence the industry and expand networking
  • Lead fundraising efforts with Feedel’s team and network support

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrated passion and/or experience in the food or e-commerce sectors
  • 2-10 years of experience in Account Management, Sales, Marketing or related fields
  • Possess a strong sales attitude
  • Experience in e-commerce management is preferred
  • Brings expertise in early-stage business management, demonstrating analytical abilities with a strategic mindset
  • Driven and ambitious individual with a passion for entrepreneurship and startup environments
  • Proficient in project management with a focus on the big picture
  • Strong communication abilities, adept at engaging with company management, employees, investors, and stakeholders

What we offer

  • Fully remote environment and flexible hours
  • Dynamic and international environment
  • A diverse and inclusive company culture, investing in activities and training for continuous development
  • Vibrant startup culture that values, creativity, innovation and agility
  • Team-building activities

Compensation package

  • Equity in your startup: you will be entitled to up to 70% equity share of the startup, including the shares you will distribute to other team members
  • Initial salary: up to €40k for 12 months
  • Feedel commits to invest in the startup up to €150k

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to Luisa@feedelhires.com. Please include [EIR COB Application - [Your Name]" in the email subject line.

Feedel is an employer that promotes equal opportunities and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate candidates without discrimination based on race, colour, age, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, cohabitation, national origin, genetics, disability, military and veteran status and other protected characteristics.