Position Type : 8 month contract with opportunity for extension
Salary: Negotiable and dependant on experience
Reporting: Managing Director
Spacecubed is on the lookout for a gun Entrepreneur in Residence to take the lead in driving growth and engagement between West Australian startups, mentors and corporate partners.
This role will see you empower up to 20 founders in a new program to be launched soon to make strong companies that can stand on the world stage. Your experience starting, mentoring and investing in tech companies will be tested and significantly expanded as you coach these founders.
This is not your traditional VC or corporate entrepreneur-in-residence role. As Spacecubed EiR you will be head coach and need to simultaneously lead and grow the local ecosystem of investors and mentors to get behind and support the in-program teams, whilst also performing the role of program director and developing key industry partnerships.
As head coach, you will need to consolidate and use your existing knowhow as a seasoned mentor, investor and startup founder to select, coach and accelerate the growth of up to 10 high potential companies, all striving to solve problems on a global scale. Each founder, team and cohort brings its own challenges so your passion must extend beyond simply growing businesses to growing better entrepreneurs.
Finally, as the first dedicated Spacecubed EIR, you will get the unique opportunity to drive the differentiation of the program, ensuring that it builds on the existing ecosystem by adding exponential value.
Spacecubed is a Social Enterprise, designed to support 20,000 Entrepreneurs by 2025. Our coworking and collaborative spaces, entrepreneurial hubs, programs and events move people from ideas to action. Our community is tackling some of the big social, environmental and economic challenges of our time.
While you might be Spacecubed’s first dedicated Entrepreneur in Residence you will join a strong global network of other EIR’s through our program partners that will play an active role in supporting you to find your feet. As a team, we constantly challenge each other to improve our programs, ensuring we’re continuously growing, learning, adapting and trying new things.
Have lead responsibility to design, deliver and execute an accelerator program.
Lead and manage the promotion of programs
Coordinate with new and existing stakeholders
Lead and manage the selection process of high growth potential tech startups
Support the growth of companies in the accelerator program, by assisting early stage companies in developing business strategies, skills, resources, and connections
Perform outreach and networking to drive awareness of the teams and program
Facilitate connection of startup companies to support resources and customers
Mentor inexperienced entrepreneurs in key start up activities related to team formation, strategic marketing, business development, strategic partnering, business development and fundraising
Attract, manage and integrate experienced mentors and investors into the program
Please express your interest in this position by emailing our Programs Manager Tom Riordan by clicking here along with your CV that includes past experiences and a paragraph on why you are passionate about becoming Spacecubed’s first Entrepreneur in Residence.