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CEO & Talent Acquisition Assistant Intern



People & HR
Lausanne, Switzerland
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Unlock your potential and join the Akselos team!

At Akselos, we value innovation, creativity, and collaboration. We strive to create a dynamic work environment that encourages employees to take on challenges and learn from one another. Our team is passionate about disrupting the engineering industry with cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions.

Having an intern in this role can provide much-needed support to the HR team. They can assist in sourcing candidates, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and coordinating the hiring process. In addition to sourcing top talent, this function regularly provides market intelligence updates to hiring managers. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with our CEO and be exposed to the daily decisions and challenges that come with running a disruptive business.

We are looking for someone passionate about scaling teams and recruitment, is open to experimenting with newer technology, and can thrive in a fast-paced environment. You'll have the opportunity to learn from industry experts, and contribute to and tailor projects that have a meaningful impact. We allow our interns to influence their own journeys and take an active role in administrative and management tasks.

In addition to gaining valuable skills and experience, you will be a part of a team that is committed to making a positive impact on society. We believe in using technology for good and are passionate about our social and environmental impact initiatives.

Main job tasks:

(Be the most specific as possible)

As the Talent Acquisition Intern and CEO Assistant, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the following activities in direct contact with the CEO and the VP HR:

  • Support the CEO in managing and pitching new projects/initiatives to senior management.
  • Assist in coordinating CEO meetings with investors, stakeholders, and project-related events.
  • Handle administrative tasks such as meeting coordination, information reporting, and legal matters (e.g., trademarks, patenting).
  • Prepare and organize events attended by the CEO, including networking activities and engagement with potential network connections.
  • Manage the CEO's travel bookings and accommodation arrangements efficiently using platforms like TravelPerk.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to define sourcing strategies and build talent pipelines for current openings.
  • Implement diverse sourcing approaches through social media, referrals, networking, and university engagement to identify top candidates.
  • Conduct first-round interviews with potential candidates as part of the recruitment process.
  • Assess candidate qualifications, skills, and fit for various roles within the organization.
  • Ensure an outstanding candidate experience by providing personalized communication and support throughout the recruitment process.
  • Gather and analyze recruitment data to provide meaningful metrics and insights for decision-makinng.

We are looking for you if you are:

Currently enrolled in a university in either a Bachelors's or Master's course in Administration, Human Resources, Economics, or in a relevant field.

    Your qualifications and experience:

    • Ability to build strong relationships and trust with employees, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams.
    • Motivated and open to the dynamic startup environment.
    • Excellent English language skills.
    • Proactive, responsible, and eager to take on diverse tasks.
    • Detail-oriented, excellent memory, and proficient in time management skills.
    • You are drawn to the people-focused aspect of business.
    • Comfortable with multitasking, autonomy, and meeting deadlines.
    • You are organized, structured, and well-disciplined.
    • Creative open-minded and confident to drive your HR initiatives.
    • Team player who collaborates effectively, and discreetly and contributes to a positive team dynamic.

    Join us today!
    We invite you to step into the role of HR Talent Acquisition at Akselos by submitting your CV in English.