Business Development Analyst - Student Assistant

Apply your studies in practice in an early-stage fintech in the Nordic crypto space!
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Are you looking for relevant work experience that will require you to take ownership, and navigate change - and in return will take you on an adventure? Then join Januar as our student in Business Development!

Who is Januar?

Januar serves as a compliant gateway to the new digital economy for crypto businesses and institutional investors across Europe. Licensed by the Danish FSA, Januar is building the next generation account and payment infrastructure for crypto businesses - bridging the gap between the traditional financial system and the new.

Your role

As our Business Development Analyst, you will work in a fast-paced environment, facilitating work for Januar’s Business Development team. Our purpose is to facilitate the growth of Januar as a business. You will be be focus on developing business intelligence, competitive intelligence, fundraising, and strategic partnerships. 

You will get to work directly with Januar’s Director of Business Development and collaborate with both our Sales team, Product team, and our CEO.

Who are you?

You are currently attending a higher education. You are self-driven and curious, and have a passion for fintech, entrepreneurship - and, ideally, crypto. 

You do need a bit of experience in this role - perhaps 1–2 completed internships or a year of relevant work experience. Maybe at top tier startups, investment banks, management consultancy, private equity, or venture capital firms.

You can start as soon as possible and work 15-20 hours per week, with flexibility around exams.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Here are some of the responsibilities we expect you to take on at Januar:

  • Perform industry research and analysis on crypto/web3/blockchain market
  • Conduct ongoing competitive analysis and business analysis
  • Support ongoing fundraising process
  • Support the development of strategic partnerships

Skills and Expertise

The following description is us imagining the ideal candidate for the job - but our needs are broad and change with the company’s rapid growth, so we’d also love to hear from you if your profile look a bit different. 

As long as you match the overall profile and are able to own your area of responsibility. 

We expect that you will have a profile looking something like this:

  • Currently attending a higher education, ideally within business, economics, finance, and/or technology (or adjacent fields)
  • Passion for - and certain knowledge about - the crypto/blockchain/web 3 industry
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Fluency in English (Danish is a plus, but not a requirement)
  • It is a requirement that you live in Denmark (or are planning to move here).


To thrive in these job, you must be able to:

  • Apply your analytical skills, e.g. when collecting and presenting data
  • Solve problems with a critical mindset
  • Work independently with a strong sense of accountability
  • Use your intellectual curiosity, e.g. to explore new fields and conduct structured research
  • Deal with uncertainty and still be productive
  • Be energised by working in a fast-paced environment with many changes

    What's in it for you?

    Working at Januar, you get the opportunity to… 

    • Build your career at one of the most exciting crypto-finance startups in the Nordics with challenging assignments that have great impact! 
    • Learn from and work with some of the brightest and most competent members of the Danish crypto community
    • Flexibly plan when and where you work
    • Access the renowned Copenhagen Fintech Lab - you can choose to work from here and/or from our office in Østerbro. We are also flexible in terms of WFH
    • Join in on social activities and events - you’re welcome to arrange some, too!

    Your first steps

    In the first weeks, you will learn about Januar and the industry we operate in. This includes our current product roadmap and existing competitor and market research. Moreover you’ll get the chance to take the Chainalysis Cryptocurrency Fundamentals Certification (CCFC) to establish or add to your fundamental understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. 

    Application process

    We suggest applying as soon as possible, as we are continuously evaluating incoming applications.

    We plan to do interviews in January and February. Expected starting date is between 1 February and 1 April 2022.

    Questions about the position can be directed to Mark Bjørk, Director of Business Development, at

    A fair chance

    We believe that everyone deserves a fair chance, and that diverse teams make better business. We welcome all people regardless of age, gender, experience and background - what counts is that you can make a difference in our business, together with the team. 

    We are open to applications from all sections of society. If you are excited about the role and can add new experience and perspectives to Januar, do send us a motivated application.

    Our recruitment process

    We review applications on an ongoing basis and invite all suitable candidates for a brief initial call with our Head of People & Culture, where you’ll learn a bit more about Januar and how we work. 

    If there is still mutual interest, we will set up an interview with the hiring manager, so you can learn more about the specific job at hand. We might give you a small assignment that we can talk about in a second interview. 

    If there is a good match professionally as well, you will be invited to meet more colleagues from our team. If the chemistry still feels right for both parties, we will look forward to welcoming you to Januar! 

    Additional information

    • Remote status

      Hybrid remote

    We usually respond within a week

    Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


    Vermundsgade 38e
    2100 København Directions

    Our workplace

    You'll be part of a team where everyone is a star in their field. We are each devoted to Januar and our common mission. 

    We love to meet in the office - not just for the free lunch, but for the smooth collaboration and the crazy jokes.

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