Together we accelerate the transition to a more sustainable society.

Lignovations mission is to make consumer products more sustainable by unlocking the natural power of Lignin. To this end we transform biomass into functional ingredients using our patented technology.


Open Application
We are always open for exceptional talent to complement our team.

Let us know who you are and how you want to contribute to our efforts to accelerate the transition to a sustainable society. This concerns any role including but not limited to: engineering, formulation, research, testing, business development, communication/marketing.

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Business Developer (Permanent or Internship)
Lignovations is an award-winning Austrian startup on a mission to replace harmful chemicals in consumer products with a bio-based alternative made from biomass lignin. Our vision is to unlock nature's ingenuity to promote a society in harmony with the environment. To succeed in our journey, we are looking for individuals who are passionate about turning this into reality. We are a low-hierarchy organization where everyone is valued, has space to speak up and be heard and is encouraged to be brave.

About the Role
You will work directly with a co-founder to grow the business with a focus on the cosmetics industry. In this role you will take ownership of diverse projects to develop the company and gather valuable insights into the daily business of building a technology startup.

- Create awareness about the company & product via marketing campaigns (e.g. identification of relevant channels, touch points, stakeholders, and messages)
- Conceptualization and creation of communication material such as blog posts, press releases, visuals etc.
- Identify new business opportunities and establish contact with new customers and distribution partners
- Participate in international trade fairs to market our products
- Translate customer feedback into actionable recommendations

Your profile
- Affinity for engineering, physics, or chemistry
- Previous experience in business development, marketing, or sales
- Track record showing structured approach and results-orientation
- Handle a high degree of ownership and self-management
- Very good verbal and written English skills (German not required)

We offer
- Collaborative environment supporting you to develop your skills
- Flexible start (latest January) and duration (minimum 3 months)
- Flexible working hours (32-40h)
Hybrid work possible (up to 2 days remote per week)
- Austrian law requires us to state the minimum salary of the collective agreement which is 37,941€/year for this position. We offer a higher salary based on qualification. The internship salary is fixed at 1,500€/month.

Submit your application here.

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