EXPIRED! Start-up Community Officer: Impact Ventures

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Who are we?

EIT Urban Mobility is an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union and Europe’s largest network for transport innovation in cities.

Our mission is to accelerate change towards a sustainable model of urban mobility and liveable urban spaces. We connect public and private actors and provide them with access to markets, talent, finance, and knowledge in four ways:   

After successful start-up, EIT UM entered an exciting new phase of growing its impact and business. Today EIT UM is largely funded by grants of the EIT, a body of the European Union. To become financially independent, EIT UM is diversifying its business models, seeking to attract finance from various European and national public funding, as well as private sponsors, co-investors and donors. Operations span over different legal entities and financial vehicles.

About EIT Urban Mobility – Impact Ventures 

EIT Urban Mobility Impact Ventures aims to become the reference impact investor in urban mobility start-ups. Sustainability, team diversity and core Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) business values are the cornerstones of our investment thesis that focuses on early-stage companies. Together with investments, Impact Ventures leads the activities related to programmes and services that provide support to start-ups.

Be part of a team where you will perform the following tasks:

In order to support the vision of creating more liveable urban spaces by focusing on the European entrepreneurship ecosystem, EIT Urban Mobility is opening a call for applications for a Start-up Community Officer for Impact Ventures. The Start-up Community Officer will take ownership of EITUM community platform for startups, the Growth Lab community platform.

The Start-up Community Officer will: 

  • Take ownership and accountability for the GrowthLab community platform; 
  • Align the offering with Impact Ventures strategy for the long-term financial sustainability of EIT Urban Mobility; 
  • Manage the Growth Lab community platform on a daily basis; 
  • Coordinate with Impact Ventures (Investment Portfolio Managers and Investment team), other EITUM units (e.g. Communications, Finances and Legal) and externals (e.g. SW providers, perks partners) to keep that platform up and running, integrated, and aligned with Impact Ventures strategy; 
  • Lead the animation of the platform (e.g. contents, interactions with members, management of the partnerships for perks); 
  • Cooperate with colleagues contributing to the Growth Lab community platform (e.g. digital marketing); 
  • Measure and grow the GrowthLab platform community using analytics and distinctive performance indicators; 

The Start-up Community Officer will report to the head of marketing at Impact Ventures, EIT Urban Mobility’s headquarters. More information on Impact Ventures activities and programmes: https://www.eiturbanmobility.eu/impact-ventures/ 

What you will bring along the way:

An ideal candidate would strive to generate positive environmental and social impact in line with EIT Urban Mobility’s mission. We are looking for individuals with a “can do” attitude, who are passionate about disseminating knowledge, know-how, good practices and lessons learnt.


  • Have a Degree in Advertising and Public Relations;
  • Written and spoken English (C1);
  • Experience as a digital product/service owner preferably targeting early stage companies;
  • Experience in online B2B sales (eCommerce); 
  • Experience in digital marketing and analytic tools; 
  • Experience in project management and SCRUM methodology; 
  • Experience in data visualisation, reporting of results and provision of forecasts; 
  • Experience in community management. 
  • Work experience from a European context;
  • Strong organizational skills; 
  • Strong communication skills; 
  • Knowledge about the startups and entrepreneurial ecosystem; 
  • Interest in the urban mobility sector; 


  • Any EU Language other than English is a plus.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work in an international environment with a company culture focused on empowerment, thriving and continuous growth.
  • Join a creative and diverse team of highly driven individuals that take out-of-the-box thinking to another level.
  • Strike the right Work-life balance:  On top of the flexible hours and remote working options and facilities, you will be granted 27 days of paid time-off to rest and re-energize.
  • A yearly training catalogue to support your career development.
  • A tax benefit powered by Cobee, allowing you to save up to 47% of your personal income tax.
  • A Private health insurance.
  • Work in a modern, flexible and collaborative workspace with 360 views of Barcelona, located in the iconic Torre Glòries. 

Kindly note that this position is based in Barcelona.

This is a permanent and full-time position, with possibility to homework up to 2 days a week.

Some occasional travel is expected.

No relocation expenses are granted.


General Conditions:

By the closing date of this call candidates must:

  • be a national of an EU Member State or have a working permit valid to work in the country of the job location;
  • enjoy their full rights as citizens;

To apply for this position, please download the application template from EIT Urban Mobility website.

Complete all the elements of the application:  

  1. Personal contact details.
  2. An essential criteria checklist.
  3. Cover Letter demonstrating how you match the skills defined in the job description – examples should be given.
  4. curriculum vitae.
  5. Save all the documents of your completed application in one single file in either PDF or Word format.

Follow the naming process detailed below:

File name:Name the file according to the model “first name_last name -EITUM_StartupCommunityOfficer_174-2023”. For example, Joanna Smith would name the file, Joanna_Smith_EITUM_StartupCommunityOfficer_174-2023”.
Email title:The subject field should read “Start-up Community Officer. HR174-2023”.
Send to:Send your completed application to: recruitment@eiturbanmobility.eu.

Deadline for Applications: 11 August 2023


AT EIT Urban Mobility, we value and celebrate diversity in every aspect of life and believe that everyone deserves an equal chance to succeed.

Here we value your talents, skills and experiences, and do not discriminate on any basis –whether it be disabilities or other special needs, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, language, political affiliation, property, marital status or any other irrelevant factor.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment where everyone can feel comfortable and thrive.


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