Employee COO
- Full time (f/m) - Berlin

The Rainforest Co. is one of the fastest-growing companies in the field of sustainably growing superfoods. Since 2018 we have been supplying over 8,000 supermarkets in Germany and Switzerland from our headquarters in Berlin. In the future, we want to expand internationally, as well as greatly expand our presence in the gastronomy and e-commerce sectors. Driven by a positive drive, a lot of creativity and flat hierarchies, no working day is like the other. We have big plans and in order to be able to exploit our potential to the full, we are looking for committed and likeable new colleagues who are keen to become part of an unbeatable team.

By filling this key position in Berlin, we are laying the foundation for sustainable growth and timely internationalization.

Your tasks

In close cooperation with our CEO and founder:

  • As a member of the management team, you will take overall global responsibility for our operational divisions - Operations, Finance and HR - and lead the day-to-day business
  • You manage and develop all operative processes along the entire value chain
  • You are responsible for strategic growth and drive our internationalization together with the CEO
  • You are building a sustainable team that fits to us and will grow with us over the next years
  • You identify improvement potential, optimize processes and independently support their implementation in the operational area

Your profile

  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration, economics or a comparable course of study
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, VC, startup or similar
  • With passion you define scalable processes and implement them independently
  • You think analytically and always make business decisions based on data
  • You are a seasoned managerial personality and have experience in building and leading international teams
  • Ideally you have already gained experience in a commercial enterprise
  • You speak fluent German and English and are willing to travel

What we offer

  • Competitive salary package (with company shares)
  • A unique working atmosphere in a young & international team
  • Plenty of scope for decision-making and the chance to play a decisive role in shaping the path to our goal
  • A nice and easily accessible workplace (Berlin-Prenzlauerberg) in a motivated, dynamic environment with flat hierarchies
  • A rapidly changing, growing environment with a steep learning curve

We are the right place for you if you want to be part of a young, dynamic and fast growing company. You are enthusiastic, motivated and you want to make a difference? Convince us today with your personality and send us your resume and cover letter to applications@therainforestco.com.

The position is available immediately.