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Impact Specialist

RemoteNetherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamIntelligence Unit

Job description

The rapid growth of requires a keen and curious Impact Specialist eager to take their career to the next level. As part of the Intelligence Unit, your primary objective is to derive original, creative, and solid insights from our database containing intelligence about startups, innovation, and venture capital investments. 

You are equipped to use our database to generate and deliver leading insights about the impact tech ecosystems, through targeted content and reports on the request of our clients. You’ll have to spot interesting trends and angles in a user-friendly data platform and turn them into a compelling narrative that grabs the attention of our readers through influential reports and eye-catching taglines.

We believe that environmental sustainability, social impact, and diversity & inclusion are now at the core of every business: mature players and startups alike. For this reason, we built as the go-to-platform for impact investors, sustainability managers, and journalists. We believe that tech can do good and that startups can play a vital role in changing for the better the world in which we live. Data, insights, and visibility are vital to understanding and measuring their growth and impact potential. You will therefore work together under the guidance of the Head of Research and Head of Content to support the Intelligence Unit with impact-focused research with the goal to increase our report capacity and ultimately expand our reach. 
Our Intelligence Unit team is on a mission to support government organizations, and other public-private agencies committed to the growth and innovation of their startup ecosystem through an interactive database platform solution & data-driven insights.

If you are genuinely interested in the startup & scaleup environment, sustainability, and technology trends, are eager to provide meaningful content in support of our community and know a good story when you see it, then please read further!

Your tasks and responsibilities

As an Impact Specialist you will:

  • Take responsibility for market unique and influential content for reports, posts, or presentations in the area of impact and sustainability

  • Become the owner, driver and champion of our impact-focussed database

  • Continue developing our robust proprietary methodology and taxonomy on impact innovation

  • Analyse our database, and external sources and generate noteworthy insights and trends

  • Understand the impact ecosystem and the wider world of sustainable finance

  • Contribute to the quarterly content and research objectives, and the outline of our annual content strategy

  •  Work closely with Development, Product Management, and Data teams to bring our platformand processes to the next level

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary

  • Freedom and responsibility to execute on your own ideas

  • Positive, empathic, and outward-focused colleagues, and customers working at the forefront of innovation and technology

  • Perks designed to set you up for success in a new reality:
    • Home office allowance and set up (desk, chair, monitor, etc.)

    • Flexible working hours

    • Apple or Windows laptop

  • Additionally:
    • Travel reimbursement

    • Take your birthday off

    • Daily office lunch

    • Employee Stock Units plan

    • Learning & Development budget

    • Health & well-being initiatives

  • More to come!

Job requirements

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in a similar role

  • Have a passion for sustainability, startups, and venture capital markets.

  • Experience in a previous startup, scaleup, VC, or non-profit

  • Experience with writing copy for different mediums and audiences

  • Proficiency in Excel, Data visualization, G. Sheet/Slides

  • Self-motivated, detailed, able to prioritize, proactive, and ambitious

  • Have a strong sense of urgency, which translates into a high-volume result-driven output

  • Excellent oral and written English

  • Comfortable with working in a multicultural, remote, and fast-growing startup work environment

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply!


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Dealroom is a leading global provider of data and intelligence on startups and ecosystems.

Dealroom’s mission is to accelerate entrepreneurship & innovation through data transparency.

With our headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and an international team of 70 employees, we are ready for the next phase.

Today, Dealroom already has a well-recognized brand in the startup ecosystem, and clients located across four continents.

In the next phase, we want to become a globally leading data provider for our three core segments: VC, enterprise, and government.

Our passion for startups, scale-ups, and innovation lives in our work.

The team is ambitious, diligent, and proactive, but with a strong sense of fun, as seen at weekly team drinks! We continuously strive to live our values.

While we do have a spacious office in Amsterdam, we also support the possibility of working remotely and provide the necessary equipment and resources to set you up for success in a hybrid work environment.

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