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  • Program Manager: TechGen

    Program Manager: TechGen (2-5 years experience)

    The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) seeks an entrepreneurial, energetic, detail-oriented Program Manager to oversee the organization’s TechGen program.

    TechGen is the bridge that connects Boston’s top undergraduate and graduate students with the area’s best technology companies – providing students with opportunity, and companies with talent.

    The program helps thousands of students launch careers in two different ways: First, its programming and content expose students to the plethora of companies right in their backyard; Second, its online internship marketplace literally connects talent with opportunity.

    At the same time, TechGen provides hundreds of companies access top tier talent, in one central location.

    The NEVCA is a fast-moving, entrepreneurial organization where the Program Manager will take a deep, head-first dive into the world of Boston venture capital and startup companies. Working closely with the NEVCA’s President and Strategic Initiatives team, the Program Manager will be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of TechGen. The role will interface with dozens of VCs, CEO’s, entrepreneurs, and students, and build critical skills for managing a high-performance organization.

    If you have a passion for building solutions to meaningful problems, excel at writing, can’t help but sweat the details, love innovating around the hitches and snags inherent to a fledgling program, and bring a sense of fun to the work you do—this may be the job for you.

    Programming & Community

    • Lead creation and execution of all events including on-campus presentations and infosessions, community events, and partner events
    • Identify and recruit partners/sponsors for events
    • Develop promotional campaigns for all events including email, social media and partner outreach
    • Attend and help set up, host and break down all NEVCA (including TechGen and Hack.Diversity) events (includes some evening commitments)

    Marketing & Communications

    • Conceive of and manage regular communications with students, companies and advisory committee
    • Manage the TechGen website and social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Medium)
    • Write excellent creative copy for all email marketing, social media and blog
    • Develop presentations and reports for partners
    • Review impact of marketing efforts to understand return on investment

    Platform

    • Conceive and execute product roadmap
    • Collect platform feedback from users and communicate platform enhancements to users
    • Manage relationships and projects with engineers

    Operations

    • Build and maintain relationships with TechGen companies, Colleges & Universities and other community partners
    • Understand TechGen mission and set strategic vision for program
    • Manage invoicing, project planning and communications

    Requirements

    Ideal candidate is a strong multitasker: smart, disciplined, responsible; a strong communicator: verbal and written, with a high EQ; personable, and likes to work both collaboratively and independently. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and love creating organizational processes. Must be available to begin work by February 26, 2018.

    Compensation

    Position is full-time. Entry- to mid-level salary range, commensurate with experience. Three weeks of paid vacation per year plus week between Christmas and New Year’s, and federal holidays. Opportunity to attend a wide variety of startup community events and meet hundreds of VCs, entrepreneurs, and other amazing people in Boston’s startup community. BYOT (bring your own technology).

    About the New England Venture Capital Association

    The NEVCA works to make New England the best place in the world to start, grow and invest in companies by championing the community’s top emerging and proven venture-backed companies, fostering sustainable solutions for a strong and diverse workforce, and advocating for innovation-friendly public policy. With more than seven hundred venture capital professionals from seventy-five firms, its members collectively manage more than $86 billion in capital. (www.newenglandvc.org)

    To apply to this role, please submit your cover letter, resume, and LinkedIn to apply@newenglandvc.org.

     

    Posted 1/17/18