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Program Manager - gBETA Charlotte

gener8tor

gener8tor

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Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Program Manager - gBETA Charlotte

Location:
Charlotte, NC

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 gALPHA and gBETA cohorts.
● Manage logistics and execute one gALPHA and 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 Charlotte
● 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 Charlotte for in-person events and meetings
Preferences
● Previous startup experience (starting, working at or coaching startups) 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

To apply, please fill out the form below.

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.