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Senior Founder’s Associate



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

sennder is Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder. In a traditional industry, we are moving fast to digitize and automate all road logistics processes. We are a growing team looking for a Senior Founder’s Associate to join our “Office of the CEO” in Berlin.


As a Senior Founder’s Associate, you will work on an exciting variety of strategic and operational tasks. Your responsibilities will span from conducting market research and developing financial models to analyzing data for informed decision-making and spearheading key project management initiatives. You will play an integral role within the CEO Office team, collaborating closely with sennder's Co-Founders, CEO, and CFO. Reporting to the Chief of Staff to the CEO, this position offers a unique opportunity to gain a 360° view of high-growth company operations while actively contributing to addressing challenges alongside internal and external senior leaders. Additionally, the role presents opportunities for future development within the Finance department.


  • Drive the identification, conceptualization, and execution of key priorities, to advance sennder’s strategic objectives - with a focus on fundraising efforts, investor relations and ESG strategy
  • Collaborate closely with sennder’s CEO and CFO, delivering tangible insights from project conception through to implementation
  • Serve as a liaison between the founders and various stakeholders inside and outside sennder (e.g. board members and investors), ensuring clear communication and alignment on priorities
  • Support sennder’s executives in maximizing their efficiency by preparing key meetings, including board meetings and strategy offsites
  • Assist in the development of business plans, financial models, pitch decks, and other strategic documents
  • Conduct market analyses and competitive research to identify growth opportunities


  • 3-4 years of experience navigating challenging and fast-paced environments, preferably at a top-tier management consulting firm or investment bank (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated track record of leading cross-functional projects or initiatives
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills with the ability to translate them into actionable insights; experience in financial modeling and analysis is a plus
  • Passion for ESG (environmental, social and governance), corporate finance and investor relations
  • Strong bias towards action and results-oriented mindset, with a strategic plan to achieve objectives
  • Proficiency in use of G-Suite or MS-Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)


sennder is moving trucks with the power of data to unlock endless and sustainable capacity at unparalleled quality. Through our proprietary transportation operating system, built by our in-house tech teams, we not only connect shippers to our fleet of thousands of trucks, but also improve how they move products in sustainable, cost-efficient, and transparent ways - making the logistics industry fit for the future. In a traditional industry, we’re growing and moving fast to digitally automate all road logistics processes.

We are building a curious team that is driven by an ambitious desire to solve the toughest logistics puzzles. What others may consider uncertainty, we see as an opportunity to learn and be proactive. We invite you to go on this journey with us and be part of one of Europe’s inspiring growth stories as we fast-forward road logistics into digitalization. Get to know us, our culture, green business, funding history, and more on our blog here.


At sennder, we want to maximize the individual potential of all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit and respect to build fruitful collaboration across teams. Learn more about who we are on our career site.

  • Fast growth scale-up with an international team of 1000+ people, 74+ nationalities spread across 11 European offices. With English as our common language, we are able to work together.
  • Learning and development opportunities on the job and through conversations with your manager.
  • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues, formally and informally, digitally or in-person, through regular team events, company get-togethers, and partnership events with other companies and local organizers.
  • Office first work model (three days a week) where you seamlessly merge virtual productivity and in-office collaboration with your colleagues.
  • When in the office: unlimited snacks, drinks, and fruits.

We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives our innovation and we offer a collaborative, dynamic, and international work environment. Just be yourself. We are excited to meet you and for you to join us in shaping the future of the logistics industry in Europe.

If you have any questions or need special accommodation please reach out to us at [email protected]. As soon as you apply your journey with sennder begins.