Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program (m/f/d)

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This is an outstanding opportunity for an outstanding individual!
The Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program is an initiative of Bertelsmann’s Executive Board to give emerging entrepreneurs an opportunity to write their own chapter in the Bertelsmann success story. During the 18-month program, participants will be involved in implementing a number of entrepreneurial projects throughout different Bertelsmann divisions worldwide. The aim is to prepare participants to assume responsibility within a very short period of time.


Job duties

  • Take on a leading management function within a short period of time
  • Identify business opportunities, leverage creativity and entrepreneurial freedom
  • Develop concepts, implement projects and work in cross-functional teams
  • Provide project leadership in matrix teams
  • Show self-direction in your work
  • Conduct market studies, research competitive intelligence reports and analyze results
  • Develop and recommend strategies for various businesses under the Bertelsmann umbrella


Job requirements

  • Proven entrepreneurial experience displayed in a business initiative or large project
  • Demonstrated affinity for media
  • MBA or equivalent graduate degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Leadership skills and willingness to take responsibility
  • Ability to communicate with top management
  • Geographic flexibility; travel is required, as projects are located throughout the world for the whole duration of the program
  • English a must, other foreign languages a plus



Bertelsmann has a worldwide presence in around 50 countries with its core businesses of media and services. Its key geographical markets are Western Europe – especially Germany, France, Britain and Spain – as well as the United States. Bertelsmann is also strengthening its involvement in growth regions like China, India and Brazil. Bertelsmann’s corporate divisions include RTL Group (television), Penguin Random House (books), Gruner + Jahr (magazines), Arvato (services) and Be Printers (print).

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA is a capital market-oriented, unlisted partnership limited by shares. As a corporate holding, it handles central Group functions such as corporate strategy development, capital allocation, financing, and management development. The company's internal governance and reporting reflect its corporate structure, which consists of the operating divisions as well as Corporate Investments and the Corporate Center.


Company: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA - Corporate Center 

Country: Germany 

State/Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen 

City: Gütersloh 

Postal Code: 33311 

Job ID: 37067

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