Campus Founders


We are Campus Founders, the entrepreneurship and innovation center in the region of Heilbronn-Franken. We support energetic and passionate creators and guide them through their entrepreneurial journey. Through our regional roots, international mindset, and sustainable actions, we inspire, inform, empower and connect. We promote a spirit of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial culture and create a home for all players in the startup and innovation ecosystem.

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We, therefore, provide an all-encompassing program offering for:  

  • Entrepreneurial talent and students (Academic Lab),  
  • Founders and startup teams (Startup Lab),  
  • Innovation and HR leaders, intrapreneurs and other corporate representatives (Corporate Lab).

We are a startup ourselves and as such, we strive to build a dream team, great company culture, and organization that we all love to work for. Our core philosophy is people over process and values ​​over rules. Therefore, it is very important for us that we provide context to our team members, are very authentic and transparent, and share the same values.  

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We value team spirit, courage, honesty, integrity, excellence, respect, inclusivity, flexibility, and speed. We are customer-centric and willing to try new things. We have the courage to do things differently and provide constant feedback to our colleagues. This way, we believe we will learn faster, provide better programs, and build trust among our team members, students, startups, and corporate partners.


Johannes Schnabel - Lead Coach @ Campus Founders


Johannes is one of our program managers and coaches at Campus Founders. Learn more about him in 2min and watch the video .


Tim Lampe - Lead Coach @ StartUp Lab Campus Founders

And this is Tim. He’s our program manager for the Startup Lab and an experienced specialist in creating & support startups. Get to know him and watch the video .


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Enough "somebody really needs a try". I am convinced that our future can only be shaped together in the spirit of "coopetition". TIM Startup Lab
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MARINA Community Manager
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“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” ― Henry Ford BJÖRN Communication & Experience
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OLIVER CEO & Team Coach
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JOHANNES Academic Lab
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NEDIM Project Manager
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We support people with energy and good ideas and accompany them on their entrepreneurial journey. We inspire, inform, empower and network. We support startups, but we are also a startup with a vision. This is not just a job. Become part of a team in which you can make a difference with people and experience highs and lows together.


Event- Manager (F/M/D)

As an Event Manager, you will be supporting to build relationships and serving our members and partners by planning, organizing, managing and coordinating various types of events. You want: 

  • Be responsible for our events to build community and boost brand awareness 
  • Planning event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Coming up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Preparing budgets and ensuring adherence
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports

We are looking for you if you have: 

  • Work experience as a community manager or in the field of hospitality 
  • Experience launching community initiatives or events 
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently 
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • A customer-centric mindset, communicative personality, and an open approach to people  
  • Fluent German and English language skills 
  • An interest in entrepreneurship, startup and corporate innovation topics 

 What’s in it for you: 

  • Become part of the early stages of our journey with plenty of room for creativity – you will be encouraged to come up with new ideas and formats and test them 
  • A broad scope of work and responsibilities with a very diverse set of tasks 
  • Be a part of a passionate, energetic team in a fun and exciting environment 
  • A maximum of flexibility in regards of working schedule and mobile work 
  • Professional development and long-term job opportunities 
  • Competitive salary

Student Apprentice Design, Video- and Content Creation (F/M/D)

Your challenge:

We are looking for talented and experienced content creators, videographer, graphic designers, copywriter, and social media nerds.

We expect you to be up to date with the latest digital communication technologies and social media trends. And most of all, have a feeling for transferring a brand feeling into visual speech. You should have very good communication skills and be able to express our company’s views creatively. Your challenge is to create content of our educational programs and events as part of our social media and website presence to ensure high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.

What we are looking for:

  • Image, graphic and layout creation  from planning to release (images, graphics, videos)
  • Video production including editing
  • Copywriting and explaining context  and content vividly in written form
  • Create social media posts / blog pages / online campaigns  for our communication channels
  • Expertise in the field of user experience and high online affinity
  • Good communication skills (German and English)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Flexibility in regards of working schedule
  • An interest in entrepreneurship, startup and corporate innovation topics

Student Apprentice Program Management (F/M/D) for WS 20/21

Your challenge:

You will support planning, preparation, executing and overseeing all aspects of projects and programs in order to successfully meet the objectives on time and within resource, in accordance to the specification agreed with the Program Managers.

You will assist the activities of our Program Managers by

  • coordination of projects, schedules and track progress
  • create presentations and documents for the programs
  • plan, organize and support the execution of workshops
  • gather feedback from program participants and summarize results of the program


What we are looking for:

  • Good knowledge in project or program management
  • Fluent German and English language skills
  • Good organizational skills and high work standards, with an attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of office tools
  • Flexibility in regards of working schedule
  • An interest in entrepreneurship, startup and corporate innovation topics


Sylvia Toth @ Campus Founders


If you love what you read  and believe you are a great fit for our team and this job opening, please share  your motivations and interests  plus  provide a CV to . 

If you have any questions, Sylvia will be happy to answer them.

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