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ID:  121437
Location: 

Washington. Dc, US

Entrepreneur in Residence

 

Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group also acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 130,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.

 

 

 

Position Summary:

The Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) will be the face of ZeBox to the startups served. An EIR will engage with startups and corporate partners to facilitate discussions on mutually beneficial partnerships, pilots, and proof of concepts. The EIRs will drive the strategy and daily execution of our start-up recruitment pipeline including overseeing sourcing efforts by Accelerator Development Reps, all required research, and networking to identify top accelerators, VCs, Start-up organizations, Angel groups and other necessary stakeholders in the ZEBOX ecosystem.

 

This position will be responsible to:

  • Drive startup engagement and recruiting processes
  • Focus regionally and/or vertically on thesis driven search activities to support ZeBox strategic vision for recruiting, attracting, and developing startups
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with partners, media, incubators, accelerators, startups, investors, corporations, universities, and other strategic partners
  • Engage with startups and corporate partners to facilitate discussions on mutually beneficial partnerships, pilots, and proof of concepts
  • Act as a “partner” and help VCs evaluate potential deals where the entrepreneur has a particular expertise
  • Contribute to a dynamic ecosystem that supports the growth, funding and success of member startups including coaching and mentoring
  • Represent ZeBox USA at events to develop thought leadership positions in USA market
  • Measure and report on performance and success

 

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in either strategy, co-founder, or growth focused role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and relationship building
  • Passionate about startups and logistics
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, able to multitask
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking

 

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

 

CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons  without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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