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Job Opening: Partnerships Manager (m/f/d)

Berlin Innovation Agency (BIA) designs and facilitates innovation programs and leadership training for large and medium-sized organisations. Our main activity focuses on innovation management and organisational agility. We believe that organisations need to become more entrepreneurial to keep a competitive edge. We bring people, business and innovation together to turn company employees into intrapreneurial change-makers and apply agile techniques to create future-proof organisations. Our projects range from 1-day bootcamp to 2-year transformation initiative.

BIA runs two signature initiatives – the open innovation program Smart City Hub and the startup program – Future City Incubator.

Does our diverse environment sound exciting to you? Then join us as a PARTNERSHIP MANAGER.

Start Date: ASAP
Location: Berlin


What you’ll do?

  • Work on various programs in the context of New Work, Organisational Agility and Urban Innovation,
  • Be in charge of account management with our existing partners and customers,
  • Take responsibility for partnership management – discovering opportunities and creating partnership and sales deals with corporate units, academies, innovation hubs
  • Discover potential opportunities with other agencies and institutions, and come up with collaborative products and campaigns
  • Support in the acquisition of new customers by writing sales and partnership proposals
  • Network in the ecosystem, at conferences and meetups,
  • Nurture relationships with local and international partners,
  • Collaborate on the development of our New Work Hub Online Academy, and our smart city program,
  • Work as an active team member and be part of the company’s growth.


What you’ll bring – You…

  • … have a university degree (Hochschule or Uni), 
  • … have minimum one year of relevant work experience,
  • … are fluent in English, German is a plus, 
  • … are fluent in PowerPoint,
  • … have the ability to manage diverse demands on your time and a busy workload, 
  • … are a creative person, who likes to come up with new concepts,
  • … have the willingness to quickly and carefully familiarise yourself with new topics,
  • … have good knowledge and understanding of digital transformation,
  • … know how to create a valuable partnership,
  • … think totally customer centric,
  • … understand and love the world of startups.
  • … have basic business development skills.


What you’ll get – You’ll ..

  • … work in our own office at Factory Mitte, one of Berlin’s finest innovation spaces,
  • … work with a small, fun and dynamic team,
  • … have ownership and responsibility from the start,
  • … engage with our top ecosystem and build your own super network,
  • … work on top-level projects with amazing clients,
  • … work with up-and-coming early-stage startups.


Are you ready to jump in? Great – we’re looking to hire asap! Please send your application to, including your earliest start date and your salary expectation. 

BIA Team

BIA Team

We believe that a better world needs better organisations. And for us, that means entrepreneurial organisations that combine the characteristics of corporate resourcefulness and startup agility. Our mission is to bring people, business, and innovation together to create momentum for change. Visit our page to learn more about our leadership trainings, activation programs, and communities
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