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Students/interns - Student Business Developer (m/f/d)

Intern / Student · München

About us

tacterion is a high-tech startup based in Munich and was founded in 2015 as a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). tacterion develops and markets a unique sensor technology called sensorskin. Based on our sensorskin technology, plyon® is our first product platform. It combines a highly flexible sensory layer that measures interaction and pressure on any surface with algorithms to understand how users interact with it. This patented technology was originally developed for robotics and provides the sense of touch for products and machines. tacterion’s sensitive surface layers enable the next generation of truly interactive and responsive products.

Why we need you
World-leading companies approach to us realize innovative interfaces using tacterion’s plyon technology. We are growing rapidly and are looking for someone who wants to help shape the future of our company. Your opinions, ideas and input matter. As Student Business Developer, you will work closely with our team in the areas of strategic business development and opportunity recognition. With your drive and hands-on attitude, you will help us to make informed decisions about go-to-market strategies and choice of projects. We are looking forward to seeing you help shape the way we approach our customers across all customer touch points and ensure that companies around the world know us as the high-tech startup enabling human-centered products by touch on any surface.
What to expect
Since tacterion is still a young company, you will take over a demanding but multifaceted position. You will join a dynamic team of experienced professionals, young graduates, and motivated students all working towards bringing tacterion’s plyon technology to the market. Every week companies around the world approach us to integrate plyon into their products. You will support our founders and business developers in preparing customer meetings and presentations. Since we are still a small company, we have to thoroughly evaluate our preferred routes to market. You will research market and competition data and help us in evaluating potential business opportunities and understanding the current and future needs of our customers to ensure that tacterion can realize its full potential. Together, we will crunch numbers to get a better understanding of the attractiveness of our potential target markets and quantify our leads. You will also support us on implementing our customer-relationship management system.
Your profile in short
  • Student of business administration, economics, technology management or similar 
  • Strong analytical thinker with a love for numbers and a solid technical understanding
  • Skilled in handling Excel, business modeling experience is a plus
  • Fluent in German and English, ready to work hands-on
  • Available as intern for minimum three months, or six months as working student 
Why you will love tacterion
We offer a creative and solution-oriented work environment to unleash your full potential and development as a person. With an eight-digit investment to fuel our growth over the upcoming years, we offer the mentality of a dynamic high-tech startup combined with the financial soundness and long-term commitment you would expect from your employer.
  • Student position in a dynamic and motivated startup team
  • Insights into the daily operations of a fast-growing high-tech startup
  • Startup work atmosphere with the opportunity to quickly take over responsibility 
  • As working student, flexible hours that allow you to focus on your studies when needed 

We are excited to get to know you!

We are thrilled that you are considering a career at tacterion!
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