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  • Associate Director, Marketing and Events

    The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) seeks an entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, passionate leader to assume the role of Associate Director of Marketing and Events.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    Working closely with the NEVCA President, Associate Director of Hack.Diversity, and Head of Partnerships, the Associate Director of Marketing and Events is responsible for the full spectrum success of NEVCA efforts to convene and promote: developing strategies that capitalize on our strengths, driving brand awareness regionally and nationally, conceptualizing and executing value-creating events, and enabling partnerships that advance the NEVCA’s core pillars. The position reports to the President of the NEVCA.

    MARKETING

    • Develop marketing strategies for NEVCA and Hack.Diversity (a division of the NEVCA) events including, but not limited to, the annual NEVY Awards, Unpitch Tech, Unpitch Bio, Hack.Diversity Hackathon, Hack.Diversity fundraiser, VC Briefings, Syndicate Sessions, et cetera
    • Create a strategic marketing plan for the NEVCA and Hack.Diversity, focusing on building brand awareness
    • Develop KPIs and methods for quantitatively tracking marketing effectiveness
    • Lead and ensure effective execution of all marketing strategies
    • Develop social media strategy for NEVCA and Hack.Diversity and own its execution
    • Collaborate with NEVCA members, sponsors, and community members to create engaging events
    • Lead development of all NEVCA and Hack.Diversity content, including – but not limited to – newsletters, event recaps, issue-specific campaigns
    • Ensure NEVCA and Hack.Diversity websites are up-to-date and utilized to the best and highest standard

    MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

    • Manage both the day-to-day tasks and long-term development of the Administrative Operations Coordinator
    • Oversee and manage the Platform Co-op, including any necessary evolution of the role
    • Collaborate with NEVCA and Hack.Diversity teams to identify opportunities for marketing partnerships, collaborations, and content dissemination
    • Work with key players across the ecosystem to evangelize NEVCA and Hack.Diversity
    • Communicate strategies and growth metrics to Board of Directors and Advisory members during quarterly meetings and as needed

    EVENTS

    • Develop a profitable event strategy, inclusive of concept, budget, and promotion, that enhances existing successful events and adds additional events to the calendar
    • Collaborate with NEVCA members, sponsors, and community members to identify and provide NEVCA’s value to existing ecosystem events (including vertical-specific weeks such as Boston FinTech Week, WEBOS Week, etc)
    • Management of all event elements, including stakeholder communications, vendor procurement, negotiation, staffing, and execution
    • Support Partnerships team to improve sponsorship revenue model and build target list of potential sponsors
    • Collaborate with external creative teams to develop all event collateral, including promotional assets and post-event recaps
    • Aid in the conception of events for NEVCA member firms, sponsors, and community members as needed
    • Create and execute unique promotion schedule and strategy for each event
    • Manage NEVCA and Hack.Diversity event budgets

    BRAND STRATEGY

    • Oversee the public relations function and media opportunities for NEVCA and Hack.Diversity
    • Establish 2-year marketing strategy for NEVCA and Hack.Diversity
    • In collaboration with President and key NEVCA business partners, develop 5-year marketing strategy
    • Develop strategies to improve Boston’s regional and national brand

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • 5-10 years of professional experience in marketing, event planning, event production,, community and/or program development, non- profit management, business consulting
    • Excellent interpersonal and story-telling skills
    • Budget management and financial analytics experience
    • Creative and strategic thinker
    • Strong project management skills
    • Highly organized, self-motivated and able to multitask
    • Superior oral and written communication skills

    COMPENSATION

    • $60K – 75K base salary commensurate, eligible for significant performance bonus
    • 20 vacation days, 17 paid Holidays
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance

    This position reports to the NEVCA President.

    About the New England Venture Capital Association and Hack.Diversity

    The New England Venture Capital Association (“NEVCA”) fosters a collaborative, inclusive, and prosperous innovation ecosystem. The NEVCA convenes leaders across the innovation community, builds sustainable solutions for workforce diversity, champions New England’s regional brand, and advocates for innovation-friendly public policy. Its member firms manage more than $80B in capital. (www.newenglandvc.org)

    Hack.Diversity, a division of The NEVCA, tackles the underrepresentation of high skilled minority employees in Boston’s innovation community.  We recruit Black and Latinx computer science and engineering students from often overlooked talent sources into the city’s fastest-growing companies – training, coaching and mentoring both employer and employee throughout the experience.

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

    This job description was posted on January 11, 2019. The ideal start date for this position is Monday, February 11, 2019.

  • Talent Manager, Hack.Diversity

    The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) seeks an entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, passionate leader to manage high-tech talent development for Hack.Diversity, a division of the NEVCA.

    ABOUT HACK.DIVERSITY

    Hack.Diversity, a division of the NEVCA, is tackling the underrepresentation of high-skilled minority employees in Boston’s innovation economy. Working with the city’s fastest growing companies, we recruit Black and Latinx computer science and engineering students into highly competitive, high-skill internships — and provide training, coaching and mentoring to both employer and employee throughout the experience. Hack.Diversity helps companies fill high-skill roles by empowering minority talent to access the high-tech economy.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    Working closely with the Associate Director of Hack.Diversity, the Talent Manager is responsible for Cohort success, managing recruiting, skill-development programming, and placement of Hack.Diversity Fellows into growth-oriented, economically-mobile, technical roles at some of Boston’s most sought after companies. The position reports to the Associate Director of Hack.Diversity.

     

    STRATEGY AND RECRUITING

    • Identify metrics and KPI’s to track program impact on Fellows’ technical, professional, and personal development
    • Identify and execute on unique opportunities to increase program value to Talent Partners and Fellows
    • Collaborate with Hack.Diversity team to identify and implement integrated programmatic processes
    • Evolve the Hack.Diversity Cohort Curriculum based on Fellows’ needs
    • Inform the Hack.Diversity Host Company Diversity & Inclusion workshops based on Cohort’s feedback
    • Develop and enhance relationships with new and existing Talent Partners to meet growth demands
    • Participate in job fairs and host recruitment events
    • Source potential Hack.Diversity candidates, screen applications and resumes, and interview candidates

    OPERATIONS

    • Manage full-cycle execution of Cohort’s progression through the Hack.Diversity calendar (i.e. recruitment, selection, onboarding, mentorship engagements, curriculum completion, internship progress, alumni transition)
    • Ensure positive program experience of Hack.Diversity Cohort and Mentors
    • Update and execute standardized process for conducting and tracking feedback and needs of Cohort and Mentors
    • Weekly internal reporting on process and progress
    • Track growth metrics for report-out at NEVCA Board and Hack.Diversity Board of Advisors meetings

    BRAND AND EVENTS

    • Lead logistics for Cohort-facing events, including monthly workshops, Hackathons, and collaborate with Account Manager on Hack.Chats
    • Collaborate with Account Manager on weekly and monthly newsletters to Hack.Diversity community
    • Contribute content toward growing the audience across Hack.Diversity social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Medium)
    • Identify cross-branding opportunities with all partners

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Effective, efficient, and detail-oriented project management skills
    • Proficiency with technical recruiting approaches and evaluation metrics
    • Experienced knowledge of the tech and innovation job market and workforce development trends
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
    • Highly organized, self-motivated and able to multitask in a dynamic organization

    BONUS QUALIFICATIONS

    • 3-5 years of professional experience in technical recruiting, career services at accredited higher education institutions, non-profit management, community management, program management and/or diversity and inclusion leadership
    • Knowledge around the relationship between employment policies and various work authorization categories

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

    • $50-60k base salary (commensurate with experience), plus eligible for significant year-end bonus
    • 15 vacation days, 17 paid Holidays
    • Comprehensive medical and dental insurance
    • Unparalleled access and connections to New England’s entrepreneurial, corporate, civic, academic, philanthropic and venture capital communities

     

    ABOUT THE NEW ENGLAND VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION

    The New England Venture Capital Association (“NEVCA”) fosters a collaborative, inclusive, and prosperous innovation ecosystem. The NEVCA champions the community’s top emerging and proven venture-backed companies, builds sustainable solutions for a strong and diverse workforce, and advocates for innovation-friendly public policy. Its member firms manage more than $80B in capital. (www.newenglandvc.org)

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

    This job description was posted on January 8, 2019. The ideal start date for this position is Monday, February 11, 2019.

  • Administrative Operations Coordinator

    The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) seeks an extremely organized, detail-oriented, and reliable contributor to join the team as Administrative Operations Coordinator. Candidates must be self-motivated, trustworthy, and excited by the prospect of managing and improving internal processes for an organization doing meaningful work.

    This role ensures the smooth operation of the NEVCA office by undertaking administrative functions in support of NEVCA management across all programs, reporting directly to the President.

    Key Responsibilities Include

    • Agenda creation and recording for meetings, including quarterly Board of Directors meetings
    • Calendar management, scheduling,  and travel coordination for NEVCA leadership
    • General accounting and bookkeeping, including deposits, managing expense reports, invoice management, and reporting to controller
    • Creation and maintenance of Knowledge Management Systems (e.g. event documentation, project management trackers, contracts, and other databases with personnel and client data
    • Implementation and improvement of office systems and workflow to increase efficiency
    • Support of event day logistics, including setup and registration
    • Updates to NEVCA website, including member and sponsor roster and event calendar
    • Act as first point of contact – and filter – for external inquiries to NEVCA
    • Development of employee onboarding documentation and management of onboarding process
    • Management of correspondence letters, emails, memos, etc. (paper and electronic)
    • Upkeep of office supplies (monitor, order, and re-stock as needed)
    • Ensure office is kept clean and organized at all times
    • Coordination and execution of annual membership drive, including outreach, invoicing, and tracking

    Requirements

    • 2+ years experience as an administrative assistant
    • Outstanding communication, interpersonal abilities and professional demeanor
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles
    • Detail oriented
    • Ability to build positive and professional staff, member firm, and sponsor relationships
    • High school diploma; BS/BA in office administration or relevant field is preferred
    • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, and Dropbox  
    • Ability to prioritize given tasks and work efficiently towards completing them
    • Comfort following instructions, responding to direction, keeping commitments, and meeting deadlines

    About the New England Venture Capital Association

    The NEVCA works to foster a collaborative, inclusive, and prosperous venture and entrepreneurial ecosystem.  We champion the community’s top emerging and proven venture-backed companies, foster sustainable solutions for a strong and diverse workforce, and advocate for innovation-friendly public policy. With more than eight hundred venture capital professionals from eighty plus firms, our members collectively manage more than $86 billion in capital. (www.newenglandvc.org)

     

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