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Techstars NYC Operations Associate

New York, NY
Interested in becoming an operations associate for Techstars NYC? You will help build the next amazing batch of NYC startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode beyond all reasonable comprehension. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings and get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.   It’s a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network, and get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and startup teams in the country. Historically, most associates end up being hired by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of their three months with the program. Many also go on to build their own companies.   General Job Description   Tasks will include assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Techstars program, and assisting the Techstars Managing Director and Program Manager in ensuring that all needs of the program and its cohort are met. Examples of responsibilities: identifying needs and preparing for upcoming events, organizing meetings, coordinating group and running logistics for special guest mentor visits, taking meeting notes, and setting up office space for events. There’s no job too big or too small; you’ll work closely in partnership with the Program Manager to build an incredible experience for founders.   Applicant Description   You should be a hyper-organized and detail-oriented self-starter with experience in operations and/or events Demonstrated interest in technology, startups, entrepreneurship, venture capital, etc. Willing to commit to the equivalent of a full-time position for a three-month time period and available days, evenings, and whenever else needed. Schedule is flexible but a strong commitment is expected Able to jump in and knock out any task quickly and effectively and comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations Be a problem solver and effective communicator Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities  Have a great attitude, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm Scared of no task and be willing to take on any project, large or small Currently live in NYC or willing to relocate for the duration of the program.   Testimonials   Jay Kapoor - My Summer as a Techstars NYC Associate   Dirk Lehmann – Techstars Associate Programme: The Better Startup MBA?   Kelly McDonald – Learn More Faster   Anthony Marnell – Techstars New York: A Reflection   About Techstars   Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Techstars founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow.  Techstars operates three divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs and Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs help founders do more faster and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands supercharge growth by accelerating innovation and cultural transformation. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,400 companies with a market cap of $13.9 Billion.   Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, nor any other basis prohibited by law.
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