Assistant Programme Manager For an Impact Venture Builder and Investment Fund

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Creatella

Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Taiwan,, Taiwan
Full Time
17 days ago

Company Description

ABOUT US

Creatella Impact is a new non-profit charitable organization that provides venture building, acceleration programmes and impact investment to early stage social & environmental “tech for good” startups in emerging markets. We bring together a community of leaders, mentors, advisors, facilitators across tech, government and venture capital to work together and support startups committed to the achievement of SDGs by generating measurable social and environmental impact.Read more at: https://creatella.org 

Job Description

 

  • We are looking for a young Assistant Programme Manager to lead and implement our venture competitions and acceleration programmes, while being mentored by and working closely with our co-founder.
  • These programmes will be industry agnostic (FinTech, EdTech, HealthTech, CivicTech, AgriTech …), entirely remote, around the theme of women empowerment, and each programme will target one specific country of our targeted regions (Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America). You can read more about our first programme in Indonesia here: https://she-disrupts.org/
  • They will range from a few months to years, and include anything from venture competitions, acceleration, venture building and investment.
  • For each programme, we will be partnering with leading local actors (accelerators, investors) as well as with international development organizations (UNDP, UN Women etc)
  • . Founded by 2 international and experienced founders and investors from Harvard, INSEAD and Wharton, and led by formidable boards of directors and advisors, Creatella Impact is a brand new entity, offering fast-paced progress, challenges, passion, sweat and excitement.
  • If you like collaborating with a remote, diverse, supportive, high-performing team, want empowerment, and want to get the best of yourself building impactful programmes.

Qualifications

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Design and plan up to a dozen impact programmes per year, together with our co-founder, defining the schedules, modules, competition rounds, demo days, networking sessions etc
  • Oversee and lead the implementation of each programme, by leading our team of interns and enlisting the help of our designers and developers, alternating with ease between the 50,000 and 50 feet view
  • Provide logistical and operational support to our co-organizers
  • Lead the collaboration with our partners, from local accelerations and investors to international organizations like UNDP and UN Women
  • Partner with multinational corporations, government agencies, industry experts, and contractors to constantly improve the quality, scope, and delivery of programmes
  • Source facilitators, mentors and advisors from all over the world, among investors, industry experts, or corporate leaders, and care for them
  • Leverage and reuse our processes, playbooks and policies, make them yours and improve them, extend them to standardize and scale our programmes
  • Continually improve and develop our curriculum for early stage startups, integrating best practices and our partners’ materials
  • Measure our impact by designing and conducting surveys to capture and analyze data about our startups and their progress
  • Work closely with the founders and develop your skills with a diverse, international team
  • Available full-time, 100% remote work

YOUR SKILLS

  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented: leverage productivity tools to help reduce complexity and deal with small tasks efficiently
  • Ability to move with ease from 50,000 to 50ft view
  • Ability to speak confidently and with natural authority in settings ranging from large group events to meetings with government officials, industry experts and investors etc
  • Ability to lead a small team, and lead the collaboration with partners, mentors, investors etc
  • Ability to think creatively to solve problems and to work without being closely managed 1+ years of work experience
  • Client-facing and event planning experiences are a plus
  • Great interpersonal skills and communication skills in English

PERSONAL QUALITIES (as important as skills!)

  • Entrepreneurial: you have that startup spirit - you certainly don’t want to just be an employee.
  • Creative: You think outside the box. We want your ideas and feedback not only for the projects you’re a part of, but also for the whole company
  • Organized and committed: You are self-disciplined, dependable and rigorous
  • Challenger: You like to push yourself and go beyond your own goals. We’re ambitious and we want you to be too!
  • Quality-driven: You create great work you’re proud of!
  • Fast learner: You’ll learn a lot with us, and we move fast
  • Team player: You share, discuss, ask for advice, and report on your work regularly. You’ll work independently, we don’t want to be on your back ;-)

 

Additional Information

WHAT WE OFFER TO YOU 

  • A highly skilled full-time remote team of experts in various fields - from engineers to designers - helping you make each programme a success

  • An impactful mission full of purpose and meaning, focused on women empowerment, social & environmental impact and targeting the UN SDGs

  • Passion for supporting innovative and ambitious impact startups 

  • An environment that places quality and long term value creation in the center, and where we never settle for good

  • Empowerment to take initiatives, with minimal bureaucracy and hierarchy

  • A skyrocketing learning curve (we give you the freedom to take on challenges, and we know that failing fast is an opportunity to learn) 

  • Flexibility to work remotely where you want and when you want 

  • An ideal opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial side

  • A unique learning opportunity with our founder, in an empowered environment with no ceiling and plenty of development opportunities 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Fast paced, impactful and exciting!

  • Highly diverse and inclusive team

  • Energetic and fun

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