CEO Right-Arm Internship (Paid)

CEO Right-Arm

Department : Management 

Our climate tech start-up located at the heart of Brussels is looking for our next sparring partner. A curious individual, ready to challenge the status quo and helping our CEO in his day-to-day tasks.

Who are we?

We know companies have a significant role in the global sustainable transition, and Tapio is there to inspire them to tackle climate change. We provide them the tools & carbon expertise they need to succeed. We envision a decarbonized future, and we’re looking to team up with great people and solve problems. Sounds like a match?

What you’ll do in a few words

Tapio’s team is growing fast and our strategic initiatives, business operations, and revenue management continue to evolve as we do. You’ll be supervised and trained by our CEO, and after having discovered our carbon strategy platform and met your teammates, you’ll work on the following missions:

You will work closely with the CEO and other co-founders on these projects.

  • Set up internal tools and processes to improve team efficiency.
  • Participate in strategic projects including on the international expansion of Tapio.
  • Contribute to the HR structuring and management, and to the recruitment of new talents.
  • Coordinate and support the different teams (Sales, Service, Tech, etc. ) on various topics.
  • Contribute to the CEO’s communication with the rest of the team (e-mails, documentation, etc.).
  • Carry out data analysis and reporting on the business, for internal or external use.
  • Build and develop the company culture through events, team building and parties.
  • Improve and cultivate employees’ career paths.
  • Manage Tapio’s key stakeholders (employees, board, investors, …).
  • Support with financial tasks (fundraising, subsidies, acceleration programs, …).
  • Improve knowledge management.

We are looking for 

Awareness and sensitivity to climate issues, motivation, proactivity, creativity, rigor and ownership. We are looking for someone eager to learn more, autonomous, and able to take initiative.

Our ideal candidate: 

  • Education : you have a higher education degree, from a business or engineering school. You are looking to gain skills and responsibilities very quickly.
  • Ownership : you are a doer and aim for results.
  • Purpose : you have a strong interest and sensitivity to climate in general.
  • Efficiency : you are analytical and rigorous, very focused on details, and you are fond of productivity tools.
  • Adaptability : you have a strong ability to adapt, you are curious and independent.
  • Autonomy: you’re able to work on your own and move forward independently  
  • Mindset : you have an entrepreneurial spirit, you like challenges, you welcome feedback and you are willing to get better everyday to reach excellence. You like to learn and surpass yourself.
  • Problem solver : you are pragmatic and know how to solve problems quickly.
  • Language: you have an excellent level of English and French or Dutch.

We’d love to hear from you if you have (nice to have)

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal) – French or Dutch is a plus
  • Are familiar with the processes of calculating and reducing greenhouse gas emissions: carbon report (GHG protocol), Lyfe Cycle Assessment (Simapro or other), SBTs, … 
  • Sensibility to climate issues, motivation, proactivity, creativity, rigor, ownership and enthusiasm. 
  • Endless learner, eager to keep track of state-of-the-art technology
  • Open-minded and with a great sense of humor

What you will join 

  • Paid internship (CIP contract), with the ambition to hire you at the end of the internship
  • Opportunity to develop professionally and be rewarded financially simultaneously.
  • Training & learning opportunities;
  • Incredible work environment located in the heart of Brussels (251 avenue. Louise, nearby Bailli);
  • Flexible working hours – you’ll get rewarded upon your performance, not your timesheet;
  • Balance between our professional and private lives is essential to us;
  • Weekly team lunches and  frequent after-work parties;
  • Great autonomy, strong responsibilities, and a career boost for any entrepreneur;
  • Joining a young and passionate team who loves big challenges and having fun.
  • Developing your skills: training courses, books, events, etc.
  • Meeting some of the most exciting and promising climate solutions;

Apply 🚀

Recognized yourself? Want to join the adventure? Then go ahead and join us!

  • Step 1: Send us your CV and motivation letter via the form
  • Step 2: a 15-min call
  • Step 3: a Case study
  • Step 4: a 1-hour interview
  • Step 5: Let’s start!