At Techstars Berlin, we aim to co-create at least one European unicorn company per year that makes the planet a better place for humanity. We are currently investing in 24 early-stage startups per year, and are working to build the number one launchpad for high-growth startups in Europe. Our current investments focus on the fields of FinTech, deep tech, climate tech and mobility.

As an Operations Associate, you are responsible for administrative duties and operational execution throughout the duration of the accelerator program. Logistics experience as well as familiarity with the early-stage venture-backed company ecosystem is preferred. A willingness to learn and comfort in tackling new problems is a must. This is a full-time, temporary position (at least three months, preferably longer).

It’s your chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, and get exposure to some of the greatest up-and-coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, most associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage with Techstars founders and plan activities, meetings, and events that drive them toward success
  • Coordinate the scheduling of mentors, corporate partners, founders, and sponsors visits
  • Follow best practices and execute upon outlined content and curriculum of the program
  • Plan and organize events that connect the best founders and investors of Europe
  • Represent Techstars in the local community, both actively and passively

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years in a fast-paced project or program management-focused position
  • Strong interest in the discourse around technology, startups, entrepreneurship, venture capital
  • Proven attention to detail through prior work or life experience
  • Experience in event planning and event logistics
  • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
  • Fits the Techstars culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)
  • BA in business, business administration, finance, marketing and/or minimum 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Authorized to work in Germany
  • Currently live in Berlin, Germany, or would be willing to live/commute here in 2023

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About Techstars

The Techstars worldwide network helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas—entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now we are on a mission to enable every person on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, we do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations, and cities to help build thriving startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 3,100 companies with a combined market cap of more than $140B.

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