Head of Fundraising & Business Development - Aerospace (m/f/d)
(full-time, starting as soon as possible, permanent contract)

Realize your dream of doing exceptional things and be part of something bigger right from the beginning! We at ERC stand for the development of an electrical vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) that lasts beyond us! We work hard to achieve this goal – with passion, a pioneering spirit, and strong partners. As we are trustworthy, open and focused, we do not make empty promises. But we still need your commitment to be among the best on the long run!


We are looking for a passionate Head of Fundraising & Business Development that takes radical ownership for our Fundraising and Business Development. You drive all topics around our Series B funding and are responsible for identifying, qualifying, bidding/tendering, negotiating and closing opportunities, while making sure any resulting contracts are financially sound and operationally and contractually deliverable. Furthermore, you shape our future by solidifying the path towards launch of our aerospace product to the market.


  • Have an outsized impact on shaping the company trajectory from day one
  • Radical ownership paired with an entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to excel hands-on operations, as well as being comfortable with decision-making in ambiguous situations
  • Collaborate with the executive team to refine long-term strategies
  • Drive the fundraising process (private, public, institutional investors)
  • Establish and maintain business relationships with partners, investors and stakeholders
  • Build ERC's long term Business Plan
  • Identify and establish strategic partnerships and new business opportunities


You should …
  • Have excellent strategic thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information and develop clear, actionable recommendations
  • Bring strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence key stakeholders at all levels
  • Dispose of strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Have a structured, analytical mindset coupled, including experience in conducting research and presenting findings

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, management, engineering or a related field, MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • 3-5+ years of Professional experience in a fast-paced environment, such as fast-growing start-ups, management consulting or investment banking, with a proven track record
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative, while also being a team player who can collaborate effectively with others
  • Excellent written and spoken English and German


  • A young, highly motivated and passionate team
  • Flat hierarchies and learning-from-mistakes approach
  • Strong company culture in an international environment
  • The possibility to shape the future with us
  • Regular team events
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model
  • Excellent career opportunities and regular feedback
  • Attractive training programs, individual training budget and language courses
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Supported canteen service
  • Supported sport offer (e.g. gym, yoga, massage and others)
  • Modern newly renovated office 
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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