Sep 16, 2020

Graduate Accelerator Associate

  • Startmate
  • Remote
  • $70,000 yearly
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Opportunity overview

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 Operations 

     owning the onboarding process, tracking founder progress, tracking and surfacing key metrics, scheduling and managing trips to San Francisco, scheduling and briefing mentors
  • Selection Process 

    tracking applicants, coordinating mentor voting, supporting Interview Day and owning Office Hours
  • Financial Operations

    tracking the financial performance of our portfolio, maintaining our internal database, own the financial processes from investor documents and fundraising to sending out unit certificates

Key Skills and Training

Active Learning and Growth Mindset,   Administration and Project Management,   Business Development,   Creative Problem Solver,   Entrepreneurship and Startups  

Selection Criteria

Background is less important than the key skills, which include:

  • Operational Ability 

    you 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 Excellence

    you love spreadsheets and you take pride in creating a seamless system
  • Communicator

    you thrive on working with people, radical honesty, transparency and being a driving force of a whole community
  • Team Work 

    you are able to manage multiple stakeholders and partners and keep everyone on track to deliver on time

Closing date

Sep 27, 2020