Program Manager, Startup Edmonton

Job Details

This is a two year term, salaried position with benefits and has the following scope of work:

Organize Programs

  • Plan the delivery of the program and its activities
  • Pursue opportunities for growth and expansion of programs
  • Coordinate the schedule and delivery of programs
  • Recruit and screen program applicants
  • Continually evaluate the program and assess its strengths and areas for improvement
  • Ensure that the program operates within the approved budget

Execute & Lead Programs

  • Deliver various Startup Edmonton program curriculum (3 hours per week for 5 weeks) in a professional manner that meets desired learning objectives
  • Meet with members about progress in their business and direct them to additional mentorship and resource opportunities
  • Maintain up to date details in CRM
  • Report regular progress and metrics

Customer/Stakeholder Network

  • Build collaborative relationship with community stakeholders and mentors

Skills & Experience

  • Post-Secondary education with a degree in Commerce or Management
  • 5 – 7 years of related experience or a¬†combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Eager to shape the skills and trajectories of the newest generations of startup founders
  • Passion for entrepreneurial community
  • You enjoy working with people
  • Experience in classroom/workshop setting
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as within a team environment to collaborate for solutions
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Experience working with startups and entrepreneurs
  • Professional demeanor and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office Suite and CRMs

If this opportunity represents you and you would like to become part of a team dedicated to building a prosperous and resilient Edmonton economy, we want to hear from you! Submit your cover letter and resume via smartcareers@edmonton.com no later than Wednesday, April 26th, 2017.