Careers

We are always looking for talented and ambitious people to join our team. Please check our current openings below - or feel free to submit an open application!

INTERNSHIPS

Looking for a “Radical by Nature” Experience? Join Mogu Team.

We are Always looking for great talent to join our team. We hire interns across a variety of disciplines, please check out the following list & specify the discipline in your Message in the application form .

  • Production
  • Design
  • R&D Composite Products
  • Marketing & Sales
  • PURA Lab

We offer

Mogu is a design driven company that offers you an exciting experience in a growing company, working with a unique & innovative technology: MYCELIUM.

We ask

  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and collaborate with multidisciplinary design teams in a flexible organisation.
  • Very hands-on and practical approach
  • Advanced English language, spoken & written  (knowledge of Italian language is a plus)

When applying, please make sure to submit the following documents and information:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Portfolio containing relevant works (if applicable)
  • Motivation Letter (also including information about discipline, potential role and desired timeframe)

We look forward to receiving your application!

MARKETING & DIGITAL COMMUNICATION - INTERNSHIP

Position Summary


In order to further implement and expand on an ambitious communication strategy, Mogu is currently hiring for an Intern in "Marketing and Digital Communication", with emphasis on social media management and the related contents. The company is primarily looking for applicants with background and early experience in the fields of interior design, architecture, furniture and fashion.

Main tasks


Reporting to the Communication Team, the chosen candidate will be responsible for activities, such as:

  • Contributing to integrate and expand on the Company's Digital Communication Plan
  • Creating textual and visual contents, in line with the Company's Communication Strategy
  • Monitoring and reporting about Communication Activities
  • Supporting activities related to Events such as Fairs & Exhibitions
  • Supporting customer-care activities
  • Supporting activities related to new products launches
  • Supporting marketing and advertising campaigns

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop/maintain social media profiles and quality content.
  • Prepare proposals and implement plans in relation to the Company's  Social Media Marketing and Digital Communication
  • Accurately report about communication activities (e.g. analytics and performance evaluation)
  • Liaise with other team members about ongoing and upcoming Production and Development activities
  • Be a reference for the Company's communication aspects related to products, events, day to day operations, R&D and more.
  • Develop other relevant social media outlets to support and expand on the Company's digital presence
  • Take attentive care of the contacts and of the audience following the Company
  • Contribute to manage the Company's branding
  • Manage PR and press relations
  • Support the preparation of catalogues, brochures and marketing materials (both physical and digital)
  • Monitor competitors’ activities

Skills and Qualifications

  • Educational Background: MA/BA preferably with specialisation in Digital Media Marketing and experience within the fields of interior design, architecture, furniture or fashion.
  • Professional Background: experience in commercial/marketing roles, within the fields of interior design, architecture, or furniture.
  • Computer Knowledge: Good skills in relation to use of the main Office automation softwares and analysis’ tools.
  • Communication: Experienced in social media marketing and in strategies related to the use of digital channels (social networks, web-news, etc.).
  • Independence: capacity to drive a project and advance suitable propositions.
  • Team spirit: capacity to work on projects together with colleagues and teams.
  • Language Knowledge: Excellent written and spoken English. Other extra languages are of course appreciated.
  • Others: analytical capacities, communication skills, desirable interest and overall resonance for topics related to sustainability and environmental responsibility, creative, committed, propositive, responsible, flexible.

When applying, please make sure to submit the following documents and information:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Portfolio containing relevant works
  • Motivation Letter

In alternative to compiling the form on this page, you can submit your application by directly writing to enquire@mogu.bio
We look forward to receiving your application!

JUNIOR TECHNICAL MANAGER

Position Summary
In its technical department Mogu carries out innovative projects to explore novel solutions based on mycelium and bio-based materials. In line with the development of disruptive products for the design sector, rooted in innovative production technologies, Mogu is currently looking for a Junior Technical Manager that can support the Company in further scaling up the production processes at our facility. The related activities will be mainly performed in our production unit, focusing on combining biofabrication principles with industrial manufacturing processes.

Main tasks
Reporting to the Management Team, the chosen candidate will be in charge for performing a range of activities, such as:

  • Support in the preliminary design and implementation of the production process for the manufacturing of design products
  • Preparation of proposals aimed to further improve processes and safety
  • Identification of alternative solutions (e.g. identifying approaches for modifying existing equipment, towards customisation)
  • Identification of service and technology suppliers for the design and further implementation of the production plant according to the processes in place
  • Supervision of the equipment maintenance planning
  • Support to the management in regard to authorisation procedures and safety standards
  • Support to production & overall organisation management

Skills and Qualifications

  • Background in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of matured experience in Industry, preferably in the manufacturing of furniture or finishing elements for design & architecture (e.g. flooring). Expertise in food industry, paper industry and cork industry will also be accepted and considered
  • Alternatively to the above, 5+ years of matured experience in manufacturing industries or mechanical workshops
  • Capacity of planning, designing and assigning work plans to a small team
  • Very hands-on and practical approach – capable and prone to fix, build & "hack" equipment
  • Fluent in English, spoken & written (sufficient knowledge of Italian is a plus)
  • Problem solving, flexibility and resilience
  • Talent concerning relational and interpersonal skills

What we offer

  • Stay at the forefront of bio-fabrication and of innovative technologies
  • Operate in a rapidly growing and dynamic international environment
  • Interact with leading business players
  • Space for conceiving, proposing and implementing ideas
  • Travel across Europe
  • Competitive remuneration package, including bonus for achievements
COMPOSITE DEVELOPER

Position Summary

Mogu is looking for a Composite Developer to join our R&D and Product Development Team, dedicated to the development of innovative, sustainable, commercial and industrial products for the segment of interior design.

Main tasks
Reporting to the Management Team, the chosen candidate will be in charge for performing a range of activities, such as:

  • Design, development & testing of new sustainable materials for interior design, specifically of fibre-based materials, pressed or not pressed, deriving from mycelium technology and from Mogu know-how, to be implemented in standard and existing industrial technologies.
  • Prototyping and experimentation campaigns aiming to develop new materials and their characterisation;
  • Analysis and evaluation of costs & advantages of said materials, comparing them with existing & commercially available ones;
  • Evaluation & design of said materials based on the industrial manufacturing process entailed, as well as of economic, innovation, and sustainability drivers;
  • Support the definition of the industrial manufacturing process and the corresponding plant;
  • Support the characterisation and certification of Mogu products and materials;
  • Research and selection of potential raw material suppliers
  • Contribute to the good working environment.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Solid knowledge of materials science, specifically of composite materials, preferably of fibreboard materials (such as MDF, OSB)
  • Understanding & knowledge of Industrial Chemistry, specifically of binding mechanics of composite materials, and binders / additives to increase their performance;
  • Knowledge of industrial production processes of fibreboard / composite materials
  • Previous experience in industry, related to product and materials development or manufacturing;
  • MSc, preferably in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Industrial Chemistry or related
  • 5 years working experience
  • Soft team work skills; able to work in highly multidisciplinary environments; positive & reflective attitude; ability to work under pressure with a calm, resilient and problem-solving attitude.
  • Experience with biofabrication is a plus but not mandatory
  • Practical & hands-on attitude
  • Total comfort and fluency in both spoken and written English (Italian optional)
  • Openness and Sense of humor

What we offer

  • Stay at the forefront of materials innovation
  • Operate in an international and dynamic environment, which is rapidly growing
  • Interact with leading market players
  • Possibility to propose ideas and make them happen
  • Competitive remuneration package
PROJECT MANAGEMENT - INTERNSHIP

Position Summary
As part of the activities of its biofabrication laboratory, Mogu carries out pioneering R&D projects to explore innovative solutions based on mycelium and beyond.
To support and oversee the execution of such projects, Mogu is currently looking for an intern with interests and skills for Project Management (Intern Project Management - IPM). The IPM will work tightly with the Project Manager and with the research team to plan experimental activities and manage the relationships with partners, supporting the Project Manager to make sure that the projects are constantly aligned with the established work-plans and supporting the reporting related to projects' activities.

Job Description / Main tasks
Reporting to the Project Manager, the chosen candidate will be in charge for performing a range of activities, such as:

  • Support the elaboration of projects' work-plans to deliver the expected outcomes of the projects on time and with high quality
  • Ensure the full and continued compliance of all research activities in line with contractual terms, such as deadlines and overall financial obligations
  • Monitor that the projects are aligned with the work-plans
  • Support the potential adaptation of the initially established work-plans to emerging needs and scenarios
  • Identify risks or deviations endangering the execution of the work-plans and propose remedial action
  • Support the preparation of reporting documents such as deliverables and technical reports (supported by the technical team)
  • Support the relationships with projects' consortia and funding bodies
  • Support the elaboration and submission of novel project proposal
  • Contribute to the good working environment

What we look for / Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Sciences or Chemical/Material Engineering
  • Capability of planning, designing, and assigning work-plans across teams
  • Total comfort and fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Problem solving, flexibility and resilience
  • Talent in interpersonal skills
  • Openness and Sense of humor

What we offer

  • Learn and refine skills related to advanced Project Management
  • Stay at the forefront of food innovation
  • Operate in an international and dynamic environment and interact with leading business players
  • Possibility to propose ideas and to make them happen
  • Competitive salary and career opportunities
PROJECT MANAGER

Position Summary
As part of the activities of its biofabrication laboratory, Mogu carries out pioneering R&D projects to explore innovative solutions based on mycelium and beyond.
To support and oversee the execution of such projects, Mogu is currently looking for a Project Manager (PM). The PM will work tightly with the research team to plan experimental activities and manage the relationships with partners. The PM will also ensure that the projects are constantly aligned with the established work-plans and she/he will guide the reporting related to projects' activities.
The PM will have the chance to develop and propose novel project ideas.

Job Description / Main tasks
Reporting to the Management Team, the chosen candidate will be in charge for performing a range of activities, such as:

  • Lead the elaboration of projects' work-plans to deliver the expected outcomes of the projects on time and with high quality
  • Ensure the full and continued compliance of all research activities in line with contractual terms, such as deadlines and overall financial obligations
  • Monitor that the projects are aligned with the work-plans
  • Continuously adapt the initially established work-plans to emerging needs and scenarios
  • Identify risks or deviations endangering the execution of the work-plans and propose remedial action
  • Lead the preparation of reporting documents such as deliverables and technical reports (supported by the technical team)
  • Manage the relationships with projects' consortia and funding bodies
  • Travel for project meetings
  • Elaborate and submit novel project proposal
  • Contribute to the good working environment

What we look for / Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Sciences or Chemical/Material Engineering (or higher)
  • Proven working experience (3+ years) in managing EU funded projects (H2020, LIFE)
  • Capability of planning, designing, and assigning work-plans across teams
  • Total comfort and fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Problem solving, flexibility and resilience
  • Talent in interpersonal skills
  • Openness and Sense of humor

What we offer

  • Stay at the forefront of food innovation
  • Operate in an international and dynamic environment and interact with leading business players
  • Travel across Europe
  • Smart working (possibility)
  • Possibility to propose ideas and to make them happen
  • Competitive remuneration package, including bonus for achievements
FERMENTATION SPECIALIST

Position Summary
As part of the activities of its R&D department Mogu develops pioneering projects, exploring innovative solutions based on fungal fermentation. Not only the materials we use, but also the food we eat must change for the good of ourselves and of the planet. Among its R&D lines the Company is developing novel products for the food sector. For this reason, Mogu is currently looking for a Fungal Fermentation Specialist, possibly with prior experience on food-products, who can help us shaping the food of the future through processes based on fungal fermentation. His/her activities will be mainly performed in our fermentation laboratory and will focus on applying skills and developing techniques related to microbiology, biotechnology, and food science.

Main tasks
Reporting to the Management Team, the chosen candidate will be in charge for performing a range of activities, such as:

  • Lead the product development of novel mycelium-based food products, from designing and performing the fermentation experiments in the lab, to designing the novel food product itself.
  • Continuously improve the mycelium fermentation protocols to deliver better products, based on the outcomes of the experiment performed and according to provided KPI.
  • Deliver improved claims for new products on the market.
  • Lead the design of experiments, including lab and pilot trials.
  • Establish best practice in the company around research and product development.
  • Support joint development operations with third party manufacturers.
  • Cooperate with several partners as part of international R&D projects.
  • Support the preparation of reporting documents, such as deliverables and technical reports.
  • Keep a close eye on future market trends and appetites.
  • Contribute to the good working environment.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Food or Life Sciences (or higher)
  • Proven experience in lab environment (5+ years) in the fields of fermentation and food science
  • Capability of planning, designing, and assigning work plans to a team
  • Total comfort and fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Problem solving, flexibility and resilience
  • Talent in interpersonal skills
  • Openness and Sense of humor

What we offer

  • Stay at the forefront of food innovation
  • Operate in an international and dynamic environment, which is rapidly growing
  • Interact with leading business players
  • Travel across Europe
  • Possibility to propose ideas and make them happen
  • Competitive remuneration package, including bonus for achievements

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