TNW Conference Startup Program Intern

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TNW Conference Startup Program Intern

We're looking for a rising star to help take one of the greatest and most exciting technology festivals in the world to the next level. Every year TNW Conference is reinventing itself and this might be your opportunity to be part of something big!

More than 600 of Techs greatest innovators will be showcasing their Startup with 15,000 attendees in Amsterdam, sharing the best that new technologies and trends have to offer. 


As part of the TNW X team, we are seeking for someone who is passionate about startups and wants to actively contribute to success of our next TNW Conference!

The position starts September 2018 and you’ll be working mainly on our TNW Conference Europe 2019 which will be held in Amsterdam on the 9th & 10th of May.

What would you do?

  • Support the team in improving our relationships with startups. Everything we do is driven by our desire to helping startups succeed! May that be by meeting investors, pitching their ideas on stage, starting pilots with corporates, get feedback from successful mentors.
  • Assist our team during the process of scouting and reviewing startups, (learning about the latest trends in Tech) as well as conducting interviews with startup founders and qualifying leads.
  • Help coordinate the process of connecting startups with relevant stakeholders such as investors, press and other interesting parties in collaboration with the TNW X Team, as well as our Investor Success Manager leading up to the conference.
  • Assist the Startup Team with on-boarding Startups and take the lead in running a part of the program such as the Pitch competition or Matchmaking area at the conference.
  • Working together with the team members in order to establish and improve the structural flow of information and clear practice in sourcing startups.

1. You will discover some of the greatest startups in Tech and get a chance to talk to the innovators that will shape our future.

2. You’ll have the opportunity to work from TQ at the heart of the tech community in Amsterdam, where the tech ecosystem truly comes together. It’ll be the ride of your life!

3. You’ll meet tons and tons of early stage startups. So if you plan to start a company yourself one day, or would love to work for one later on, this is a the place for you.

4. You'll be in a role where you can pick your responsibilities and grow some of the skills you want to grow. We'll be there to support you in your personal goals along the way.

5. You’ll become an essential part of one of the biggest leading technology conference in the world bringing together 15.000 global attendees.

6. Catered lunch, and a bar/café in our office! Every week we have drinks on our sunshiny balcony, start off the day with yoga in The Club and eat (free, tasty and healthy) lunch with some ping pong or badminton.

7. The Smallest Disco in the World is located IN our office <:o); 

8. Regular entrepreneurial events and workshops where you can learn from industry experts and founders.

9. Our team consists of the finest founders, designers, developers, marketing people, and everything in between. You WILL learn a lot.

10. Our team will support you in everything you do. We've worked at all kinds of tech companies, from small ones to big ones like Google. We’ll teach you all of our joint experiences.

Are you...
  • Deeply curious about new technologies and innovations and passionate about the startups building them?
  • An amazing communicator with previous experience in a sales representative role?
  • Good at turning a no/maybe into a Hell yeah's?
  • Structured and well-organized?
  • Gifted with a talent to stay focused while drones fly over your head?
  • Proactive and an independent worker?
  • A (close to) native English speaker?
  • Ambitious, innovative and creative?
  • Comfortable with responsibilities?
  • Never afraid to ask questions?
  • Available from September 2018 until January / May 2019? 

Seriously? You tick all those boxes? Then you might be THE one, apply asap..