Founder Associate / Office Manager

Salary Unpaid

HeartNet is growing rapidly on all fronts and we are looking to add a passionate founder associate to join the Team.

Job Title: Founder Associate

Job Summary

As Founder Associate, you’ll have the chance to learn and develop, tackle serious challenges, and make an impact. You will use your creativity and eye for strategy – along with your business mindset – to create scalable solutions that enhance and promote our company vision. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to actively shape HeartNet's growth story.

Additional responsibilities will include overseeing the daily operations of the office, managing teams, handling administrative tasks, and ensuring the office runs smoothly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with our Co-Founder & COO by actively participating in the coordination and management of all topics that are important to the founders of HeartNet.

  • Schedule, and prepare management meetings with a clear drive to results, and follow up on the implementation of agreed-on projects

  • Analyze and reevaluate existing processes across the organization to uncover cross-departmental bottlenecks

  • Track departmental OKRs and supercharge their achievement

  • Support individual teams on an ad-hoc basis to create impact where it’s needed most

  • Help with hiring for key roles and training when needed

  • Manage communication with HeartNet's existing investors, as well as help the company with future financing efforts

What we're looking for

  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree from a top-tier university and have graduated in the top 10% of your class

  • You have gathered 1-2 years of work experience preferably in management consulting (top-tier), VC, hyper-growth startups, or other highly competitive environments

  • You generally work in an extraordinarily structured way, and apply your structured approach to every task at hand

  • You have a proactive and independent working style allowing you to plan ahead without close guidance

  • You have advanced experience in Excel and PowerPoint (or similar in Google Suite) and or other team collaborative tools.

  • You have a hands-on working style with the capacity to deliver strong results and impact business decisions in a dynamic environment

  • You are fluent in English, and any other language would be a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field preferred.

  • Previous experience in office management or administration.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other office software.

  • Familiarity with office equipment and computer systems.

  • Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures.

  • Overall, the office manager plays a vital role in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of an office, and is responsible for managing the day-to-day tasks required to keep the office running smoothly.

What we Offer

  • Hybrid (Remote/On-site) and completely distributed team, you can do your best work from anywhere and stay happy.

  • High-performance work culture built on Diversity.

  • Opportunities to get to know some of your colleagues at our offices

  • Competitive salary with compensation review every 6 months.

  • Merit-based culture with fast growth opportunities

  • Trust-based work – organize your own schedule. We want to celebrate results, not hours spent working

  • Collaborative team culture where everyone's input is valued

  • Free gym membership subscription and other benefits

  • Training and development allowance

  • Attend Global Industry conferences, Summits, and events that help boost career advancement.

  • Regular company and team events like Summer or Christmas parties, and more!

  • Innovation is the cornerstone of our Success. We provide training on our innovative approach.

Who we are

HeartNet is a mission-driven Technology startup based out of the Nordics. At HeartNet we are fighting the global epidemic of fake and counterfeit medicines. A $200 Billion dollar problem that is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths, treatment failure, and other adverse health complications.

HeartNet is a Techstars portfolio company and a SaaS solution provider that partners with Pharmaceutical manufacturers and relevant stakeholders to provide traceability of medicines and other Pharmaceutical products. HeartNet delivers Proof-of-Origin, Proof-of-Authenticity, and consumer-side authentication. We help Pharmaceutical manufacturers protect their consumers beyond-the-Pill.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Near public transit
Near public transit

Skill development
Skill development

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

Work life balance
Work life balance

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