VC Manager @ Spring Digital Media in Berlin, Germany

We are SPRING – the digital publisher of Axel Springer.

SPRING is responsible for over 60 products from more than 25 Brands and some of Europe’s biggest news sites including and Over 350 people at SPRING are working on an innovative media platform to make quality journalism accessible for everyone.

We are providing a great user experience on both sides – for readers and journalists, connecting them with the newest technologies.We are innovators and it is essential for us to stay open minded and try new things every day.

You are creative and passionate about your work? You want to be part of a team with a high social responsibility and where your work can make a difference? Then join us and shape the way how the world consumes media in the future!

Your challenge

    • Build an investment portfolio of transformational technologies for the Management Board Division Data & Technology/ News Media National Digital
    • Engage with operational teams (Tech/Product/Sales) to identify both organic and inorganic growth opportunities
    • Proactive deal sourcing and network building within the European tech scene
    • Perform various analyses for M&A-transactions (commercial and/or financial due diligences, business plans, deal structures and contract designs)
    • Participation in all fields of portfolio management, such as initiating and managing strategic projects, board meeting preparation, financial planning and reporting
    • Active support of the creation of internal decision documents for both the board and supervisory board of Axel Springer SE
    • Responsibility in assisting with deal flow management, business intelligence, process management and the creation of pitch books


Your profile

    • Outstanding university degree from a leading business school
      Enthusiasm for digital media and digital business models
      2-4 years of practical experience in Strategy Consulting, Venture Capital, Investment Banking or in a Start-up
    • Strong analytical skills, an entrepreneurial and conceptual mind as well as a drive for numbers
    • Strong presentation skills on operational as well as C-level
      Know how on advertising-, marketing- and data-technologies preferred
    • Willingness to perform, high professionalism and a strong team player
    • Fluency in English required; Fluency in German a plus
    • Very good MS-Office skills and ideally first experience with the use of research and web analytic tools, such as comScore, SimilarWeb and MergerMarket


What We Offer At SPRING

    • Diverse work environment with challenging tasks with respect to digital portfolio management as well as corporate development
    • Deep insights into various digital business models from early- to later stage investments and acquisitions and business development
    • Opportunity to work independently and drive investments – from developing deal rational to closing deals and portfolio management
    • Deep insights into advertising-, marketing- and data-technology
    • Highly professional and cooperative corporate culture that leaves room for personal development and offers a steep learning curve


Moreover: You will have flexible working hours, above average number of vacation days and a free lunch in our on-site restaurant every day. Furthermore, a MacBook Pro with Apple Cinema Display, which can also be used privately, will be placed at your disposal.

We’re looking forward to your application!


If interested, please apply here.

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