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Program Manager - gBETA Greeley

gener8tor

gener8tor

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Greeley, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Program Manager - gBETA Greeley

Location: Greeley, CO

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

Description

gener8tor is a nationally-ranked venture capital firm and accelerator. gBETA is a 7-week free accelerator program to help build and scale startups. See this link for more information: www.gener8tor.com/gbeta

gBETA Program Managers serve as the center of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in which they work - engaging with startup founders, mentors, investors and the community as a whole. We are looking for ambitious community advocates whose hunger to support entrepreneurs, connect with mentors and investors, and strengthen the startup ecosystem is never satiated. No need for applicants to come with existing startup or venture capital experience; gBETA Program Managers have come from prior careers in journalism, academia, economic development, science, politics, law and nonprofits.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders (startup founders, mentors, investors, corporate partners, etc.) and engage with them across the community.
  • Act as the point of contact between founders, stakeholders and gener8tor.
  • Recruit, vet, and select startup participants for gBETA cohorts.
  • Manage logistics and execute two gBETA programs per year according to gener8tor’s established curriculum and best practices.
  • Engage with the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the community and/or industry and, over time, establish themself as a trustworthy and reliable source of mentorship and connections.
  • Assist alumni with ongoing mentor, sponsor and investor relations.
  • Be a steadfast cheerleader and advocate for the startups and entrepreneurs we work with.
  • Support the gener8tor team across multiple programs.
  • Meet with the founders 1:1 twice a week as well as other cohort engagements to provide concierge-like services.

Requirements

  • Total devotion to the area and the startup ecosystem of Greeley
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Organized self-starter
  • Commitment to equity across race, place and gender
  • Ability to work in an independent, fast-paced environment and juggle multiple ongoing projects and responsibilities
  • A “no job is beneath me” mentality
  • Willingness to intensively and rapidly learn a new industry, or dive deeper into the world of startups and venture capital
  • Flexibility to work some nights and weekends
  • General support for and attendance at statewide programs as needed
  • Ability to occasionally travel around Greeley for in-person events and meetings

Preferences

  • Previous startup experience (starting, working at or coaching startups) is a plus
  • Experience in agricultural technology is a plus
  • At least one year of program or product management experience
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

At gener8tor we…

  • See genius in every community. Across race, place and gender, we believe the company has a chance to accomplish a generational challenge in bridging genius with opportunity.
  • Never self-defeat and have a “play to win” mentality. We revolve everything we do around helping the entrepreneurs in our programs.
  • Are curious. We work hard to find hidden gems others overlook.
  • Believe no job is beneath us. We wipe down the tables and load up the U-Hauls with enthusiasm. Work as a team to get $#!^ done!
  • Strive for “that guy emailed me.” We share a commitment to take a bottom-up approach to building strong, personal, 1-1 relationships. We believe that the best way to quality is through quantity.

Apply

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We strongly encourage candidates who are Black, indigenous, people of color, women, LGBTQIA+, those with previous felony convictions and others who identify as being from an underrepresented group to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any of the above characteristics or others protected by law.

gener8tor is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained anonymously in a confidential file.