Salary is $70k incl superannuation.
This is a full-time job.
We're open to a start date in January, ideally sooner.
Based anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.
We’re looking for an Accelerator Associate with the skills and talent to help build the next version of Startmate. The core goal of this role is to support the Startmate accelerator program.
Supporting the accelerator program includes attracting and selecting the best founders in Australia, growing and engaging our mentor network, and managing three cohorts of founders per year across Sydney, Melbourne, New Zealand and San Francisco.
This is a key role on a small team at the centre of the Australian startup ecosystem. We’re looking for a super operator who can juggle dozens of balls at the same time. We want to work with a curious, humble, interested person who is passionate about leading a wave of change in Australia.
The Accelerator Associate will be responsible for:
Accelerator Operationsowning the onboarding process, tracking founder progress, tracking and surfacing key metrics, scheduling and managing trips to San Francisco, scheduling and briefing mentors
Selection Processtracking applicants, coordinating mentor voting, supporting Interview Day and owning Office Hours
Financial Operationstracking the financial performance of our portfolio, maintaining our internal database, own the financial processes from investor documents and fundraising to sending out unit certificates
Background is less important than the key skills, which include:
Operational Abilityyou can keep a thousand balls in the air because you have everything in a system. You thrive in tough environments where there’s never enough time or budget — nothing stops you from delivering on your goals
Financial Excellenceyou love spreadsheets and you take pride in creating a seamless system
Communicatoryou thrive on working with people, radical honesty, transparency and being a driving force of a whole community
Team Workyou are able to manage multiple stakeholders and partners and keep everyone on track to deliver on time