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MassChallenge Boston, MA 02210, USA
MassChallenge is looking for a Corporate Development Associate to join our growing Corporate Development team. You will be a key part of the team that focuses on supporting startups by engaging the corporate community.  If you want to start building the foundation of your career in sales, business and partnership development, or corporate innovation, this is the role for you.   You’ll drive a range of sales-operations tasks, including scoring leads, vetting potential partners, drafting proposals, engaging with prospects, building systems to improve team efficiency, and so much more. You will have opportunities to build your sales career from the ground up as you get experiences to contribute to important meetings and interact with partners. To be successful in this role, you should be proactive, deadline-driven and an effective communicator.    Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We welcome applicants from all races, sexual orientations, genders, identities, abilities. When you join our team you enhance our culture and increase our diversity of thought. We recognize that skills are gained in many ways, whether it be through professional, academic, or lived experience. We also know that it’s not always easy to apply for a job if you’re not sure you check every box in the job description. There is no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate, so no matter your background and how you identify, we encourage you to apply for this job if it would make you excited to come into work every day. A note on location: this position will be based out of our Boston, MA office which is currently closed because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. It is highly likely that this position starts virtual/remote which means you can be located anywhere in the U.S. to start while working east coast hours. We anticipate opening the office no earlier than January 2022, at reduced capacity and with strict safety measures in place. Once our office opens, you would be expected to work on site. At this time we are not able to provide relocation assistance. What You’ll Do  Support the sales process and pipeline  Score inbound leads for sales engagement Contribute to lead generation through research Create draft proposals and Statements of Work to meet partner needs Facilitate internal communication (e.g., distribute information and schedule presentations)  Research and produce data to prepare documents for review and presentation by boards of directors, committees and executives  Drive team efficiency  Create regular reports and update internal databases Coordinate calendars of the client-facing executives to ensure workflow runs smoothly  Assist with preparation for meetings including agenda creation, research, and meeting logistics Accurately record minutes from partner meetings and support content for follow-up Who You Are  You have 0-3 years of work experience in business, operations, or sales role.  You believe you have a future in sales and want to strengthen your skills in sales acumen through exposure to all parts of a sales cycle. You have excellent organizational skills and an ability to think proactively and prioritize work.  You are tech savvy and quick to pick up platforms you haven’t used before You have strong organizational skills, including the ability to set priorities, juggle multiple tasks, organize time effectively.   You have a high degree of motivation and self-discipline with a strong work ethic. You maintain a conscientious approach to work with the ability to meet tight deadlines, anticipate needs and be proactive in order to resolve issues.  You sysnthesize research quickly and communicate findings clearly. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proofreading and editing.  You have the ability to focus on detail without losing sight of the bigger picture, including monitoring and double-checking work and information for accuracy and quality.  You provide high-quality service through responsiveness to all requests and maintaining a professional demeanor at all times.Who We Are  MassChallenge is the global network for innovators who are working to solve massive challenges. We connect startups, experts, corporations, and communities to grow and transform businesses and economies. At MassChallenge we:  Help entrepreneurs build the next generation of transformational businesses by connecting them with the resources, partnerships, and communities that help them launch, grow, and scale their startups.  Help our partners build, grow, and evolve their corporate innovation practices.  Leverage the power of entrepreneurship to strengthen global innovation ecosystems.    How We Work   Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change.  Our mission is BIG and so we are a team that gives 110% to it every day. Our Guiding Principles ensure we stay true to our mission and our core beliefs:    Put Community First   Own It   Love the Problem   Build for Impact  Connect and Collaborate  MassChallenge Lingo  Whether you’ve never heard of an accelerator, you’ve had your own startup, or you are new to the world of entrepreneurship, we use certain words at MassChallenge to describe our work that might be new to you. Here are a few words you have seen throughout this job description and what they mean to us:  Program: A startup accelerator program at MassChallenge that is location or industry based that conducts its own applications, cohorts, and curriculum, such as MassChallenge Boston, MassChallenge Texas, or MassChallenge FinTech.  Partner: An organization that has teamed up with MassChallenge to collaborate on achieving their own innovation-related goals and learn best practices for working with and integrating startups into their organization.  Why You Should Join Us  We believe working at MassChallenge is fulfilling because of the mission, challenging because of the pace and work, and rewarding because you get to build to the next step in your career here. When you join MassChallenge you join an incredible team and network of innovators and entrepreneurs, you take ownership over significant and strategically important projects, you focus on impact and output, and you help strengthen the global innovation ecosystem.  How to Apply  In addition to completing the online application and providing your resume, please include a one-page cover letter in which you tell us about yourself, why you want to work at MassChallenge and why you are a match for this job. MassChallenge is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected class. Employment at MassChallenge is contingent upon verification of identity and eligibility to work in the country that the position is based in, based on applicable laws. 
MassChallenge Boston, MA
MassChallenge is looking for a Senior Manager of Data and Analytics who will create and improve our dashboards and reporting, lead our research efforts, and manage our data systems. Reporting to the VP, Product and Engineering, you will support MassChallenge with research, working with data from our startups and our partners, to improve our operations and ultimately our impact as an organization. You should be passionate about data, experienced in using business intelligence and other analytics tools. You should also be capable of setting a strategy and plan for our research and analytics needs and executing against it. While you will be the expert of all things research and analytics at MassChallenge, there will be many opportunities to collaborate with staff and the community.   Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (I.D.E.A.): We are looking for individuals from underrepresented races, sexual orientations, genders, identities, abilities, and experiences to join our team, enhance our culture, and increase our diversity of thought. We recognize that skills are gained in many ways, whether it be through professional, academic, or lived experience. We also know that it’s not always easy to apply for a job if you’re not sure you check every box in the job description. There is no such thing as a "perfect" candidate, so no matter your background and how you identify, we encourage you to apply for this job if it would make you excited to come into work every day.     A note on location: this position will be based out of our Boston, MA office which is currently closed because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. It is highly likely that this position starts virtual/remote which means you can be located anywhere in the U.S. to start while working east coast hours. We anticipate opening the office in late 2021, after which, you would be expected to be present full- or part-time. At this time, we are not able to provide relocation assistance.  What You’ll Do  Create and Improve Analytic Dashboards and Reports  Create, develop, and maintain our Domo dashboard, reports, exports, and integrations, so that critical data is available to users in an easily accessible way and so that key questions can be answered.  Configure data integrations between our different tools such as HubSpot, Salesforce, Alchemer, third-party systems like LinkedIn and Crunchbase, and our internal application named Accelerate.  Work with third party vendors and consultants to provide the best solutions for our business needs within budget.  Support MassChallenge Research Efforts  Collaborate with MassChallenge partners and academia to answer research questions around startup performance, judging and mentoring bias and startup acceleration methods.  Work with MassChallenge leadership on data collection and program research.  Maintain MassChallenge’s databases of startups and community members.  Coordinate the organization’s analytics projects, including centralizing data access and supporting our partnerships teams.   Manage Systems  Maintain and operate the systems we use to collect and share information in the organization,  Evaluate and recommend tools that we should use to improve our use and collection of data in the organization.  People, Training and Onboarding  Provide training and onboarding for new employees that will use data and dashboards in their roles.   Lead trainings and office hours for new software that you will help roll out.  Manage the Technology & Data Coordinator and their work to support research, analytics and our IT ticketing system.  Who You Are and What You Bring  You have a degree in computer science, data analytics or equivalent experience.  You have 8 years of work experience as a data engineer, business analyst or similar role. People manager experience is a plus!   You have direct, hands-on experience in designing and executing Domo data solutions.  You have experience in using SQL, BI tools, Python, Excel, and other analytics tools.  You have worked with academia on publications.  You have experience creating BI dashboards and training others on how to use them.   You have experience with Salesforce and HubSpot– preferred.  You have experience gathering user requirements and writing documentation.  You have experience with customer service.   Who We Are   MassChallenge is the global network for innovators who are working to solve massive challenges. We connect startups, experts, corporations, and communities to grow and transform businesses and economies. At MassChallenge we:   Help entrepreneurs build the next generation of transformational businesses by connecting them with the resources, partnerships, and communities that help them launch, grow, and scale their startups.   Help our partners build, grow, and evolve their corporate innovation practices.   Leverage the power of entrepreneurship to strengthen global innovation ecosystems.   MassChallenge Lingo   Whether you’ve never heard of an accelerator, you’ve had your own startup, or you are new to the world of entrepreneurship, we use certain words at MassChallenge to describe our work that might be new to you. Here are a few words you have seen throughout this job description and what they mean to us:   Accelerate: MassChallenge’s proprietary internal communications platform that connects MC startups to experts, events, and meeting opportunities.  Partner: An organization that has teamed up with MassChallenge to collaborate on achieving their own innovation-related goals and learn best practices for working with and integrating startups into their organization.  Program: A startup accelerator program at MassChallenge that is location or industry based that conducts its own applications, cohorts, and curriculum, such as MassChallenge Boston, MassChallenge Texas, or MassChallenge HealthTech.  How We Work   Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change. Our mission is BIG and so we are a team that gives 110% to it every day. Our Guiding Principles ensure we stay true to our mission and our core beliefs:   Put Community First   Own It   Love the Problem   Build for Impact   Connect and Collaborate   Why You Should Join Us   We believe working at MassChallenge is fulfilling because of the mission, challenging because of the pace and work, and rewarding because you get to build to the next step in your career here. When you join MassChallenge you join an incredible team and network of innovators and entrepreneurs, you take ownership over significant and strategically important projects, you focus on impact and output, and you help strengthen the global innovation ecosystem.   How to Apply  In addition to completing the online application and providing your resume, please include a one-page cover letter in which you tell us why this job is compelling to you.    Employment at MassChallenge is contingent upon verification of identity and eligibility to work in the country that the position is based in, based on applicable laws.
MassChallenge Houston, TX
MassChallenge is looking for a Program Manager to be the point person for our startups providing day-to-day support during program cycles, as well as (and not less importantly) during application season, judging rounds, and afterward as teams join our alumni network. In addition to providing day-to-day support, you will also proactively identify ways to engage with the startups and support them at scale in working toward their goals and milestones. The Program Manager, which reports to the Program Director, is the key liaison between startups across early-stage programs, MassChallenge staff, and the community-at-large. MassChallenge has set ambitious goals towards an evidence-based methodology that drives measurable startup outcomes and we are looking to grow our acceleration delivery team in Texas. If you’re looking to work with startups and support their ideas, this role is for you! Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (I.D.E.A.): We are looking for individuals from underrepresented races, sexual orientations, genders, identities, abilities, and experiences to join our team, enhance our culture, and increase our diversity of thought. We recognize that skills are gained in many ways, whether it be through professional, academic, or lived experience. We also know that it’s not always easy to apply for a job if you’re not sure you check every box in the job description. There is no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate, so no matter your background and how you identify, we encourage you to apply for this job if it would make you excited to come into work every day.  A note on location: this position will be based out of our Houston office which is currently closed because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. This position will start virtual/remote which means you can be located anywhere in the U.S. to start while working Central Standard hours. We anticipate opening the office no earlier than January 1, 2021, at reduced capacity and with strict safety measures in place. Once our office opens, you would be expected to come in, and at this time we are not able to provide relocation assistance. What You’ll Do Support Startups and Early Stage Programs  Inform the development and support execution  of the Early Stage Program design (led by Acceleration Design team) by supporting:  Deployment of tools into local and national programs  Implementation of actions prescribed by Acceleration Design team Execution at local program level including:  Sourcing of high potential, high impact startups  Speaker recruitment and management  Startup customer service oversight   Assume lead over program-specific activities (events etc.) and judging rounds Support the Director in identifying KPIs and gand executing a plan that captures this data to support the larger thesis of a program that drives measurable outcomes.  Be proactive about issues startups, experts, and alumni identify that need to be addressed in close collaboration with key stakeholders across the team.  As relevant, support design and implementation of new programming including tracks and custom accelerator offerings for partners. Community Building  Organize and run community events such as mentor matching, happy hours, pitch events etc.  Support communication across the local program, to startups, and to other important partners/stakeholders. Represent MassChallenge in the community including through public speaking, attending or leading strategic events. Who You Are You have 3-5 years experience: Ideally, you've previously worked in a high-paced and demanding customer service environment. You have experience working in a startup or with startups. You understand that startups deal with multi-faceted issues and have unique, highly specific needs. You are inspired by the MassChallenge mission to help entrepreneurs win; a true startup enthusiast. You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect and engage with all stakeholders at varying levels. You are able to communicate in an engaging, effective, and professional way in both written and oral communication. You are data-driven and familiar with data collection tools and methodologies. You are proactive, forward-thinking, and able to anticipate issues/needs. You have the ability to think creatively developing fun, engaging, and innovative events/ideas, experience managing events is preferred. You take a collaborative approach and are able to work across teams and functions to achieve success. You are extremely organized with high attention to detail and a very strong ability to prioritize and manage time well. You are tech-savvy and quick to learn new technologies. You are competent in Microsoft excel including organizing and analyzing data. MassChallenge Lingo Whether you’ve never heard of an accelerator, you’ve had your own startup, or you are new to the world of entrepreneurship, we use certain words at MassChallenge to describe our work that might be new to you. Here are a few words you have seen throughout this job description and what they mean to us: Program: A startup accelerator program at MassChallenge that is location or industry based that conducts its own applications, cohorts, and curriculum, such as MassChallenge Boston, MassChallenge Texas, or MassChallenge FinTech. Judging: MC Experts serve as judges to identify the top startups to participate in and rise as winners for any MC program. The various judging rounds include either an online or an ‘in-person’ pitch.  Who We Are  MassChallenge is the global network for innovators who are working to solve massive challenges. We connect startups, experts, corporations, and communities to grow and transform businesses and economies. At MassChallenge we: Help entrepreneurs build the next generation of transformational businesses by connecting them with the resources, partnerships, and communities that help them launch, grow, and scale their startups. Help our partners build, grow, and evolve their corporate innovation practices. Leverage the power of entrepreneurship to strengthen global innovation ecosystems. How We Work Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change. Our mission is BIG and so we are a team that gives 110% to it every day. Our Guiding Principles ensure we stay true to our mission and our core beliefs: Put Community First Own It Love the Problem Build for Impact Connect and Collaborate Why You Should Join Us We believe working at MassChallenge is fulfilling because of the mission, challenging because of the pace and work, and rewarding because you get to build to the next step in your career here. When you join MassChallenge you join an incredible team and network of innovators and entrepreneurs, you take ownership over significant and strategically important projects, you focus on impact and output, and you help strengthen the global innovation ecosystem. How to Apply In addition to completing the online application and providing your resume, please include a one-page cover letter in which you tell us why this job is compelling to you.  Employment at MassChallenge is contingent upon verification of identity and eligibility to work in the country that the position is based in, based on applicable laws.
MassChallenge VIRTUAL/REMOTE, MA
MassChallenge Inc. is a global startup accelerator with existing programs in Boston, Rhode Island, Houston, Austin, Lausanne, Jerusalem, and Mexico City. We are the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, we provide startups with the access and resources they need to succeed - from free office space to mentoring, workshops and global network access. If you want a challenging and rewarding career in the center of the startup ecosystem, this opportunity is for you!  As the Software Engineer you will report to the Senior Director of Software Engineering and will focus on the MassChallenge Accelerate Platform, a Django-based web application that facilitates the coordination of the thousands of organizations and people associated with MassChallenge. The software engineering team is a globally based team that will work closely to support all locations.  Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (I.D.E.A.): We are looking for individuals from underrepresented races, sexual orientations, genders, identities, abilities, and experiences to join our team, enhance our culture, and increase our diversity of thought. We recognize that skills are gained in many ways, whether it be through professional, academic, or lived experience. We also know that it’s not always easy to apply for a job if you’re not sure you check every box in the job description. There is no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate, so no matter your background and how you identify, we encourage you to apply for this job if it would make you excited to come into work every day. A note on location: this position will be a remote position managed out of our Boston, MA office. You can be located anywhere in the U.S. while working east coast hours. What You’ll Do  Development Collaborate with product management, data and analytics, and company staff in the development of the MassChallenge Accelerate Platform.  Contribute to new platform architecture with both planning activity and a significant amount of hands on development.  Work with various web-based software development tools and infrastructure services (GitHub, JIRA, Amazon Web Services, Docker).  Understand web protocols, standards, and technologies (HTML, CSS, JS).  Use and promote standard python coding conventions (PEP8, pylint).  Agile Team Participation Participate in code reviews, create automated and functional testing, and participate in other aspects of our quality assurance process.  Participate and be able to lead a scrum-based, agile development team.  Assist in pair programming, collaborative development, and coaching other developers.  Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.  Take on the responsibility to lead new projects that might arise.  Who You Are and What You Bring  You have a bachelor's degree in the field of computer science or equivalent software development experience (3+ year's experience in a web-based technology role).  You have scrum certification (not required but a plus).  You have 3 or more years of commercial software development experience including 1-2 years of python experience.  You have experience with full-stack web application development in Django.  You have experience with using Javascript frameworks like REACT.  You have experience with data storage systems. SQL at minimum.  You have knowledge/familiarity with agile software methodology.  You have an understanding of automated testing.  You’re able to excel in a team-oriented collaborative environment.   You have a keen attention to detail.   You are exceptionally self-motivated and able to work independently on projects.   You have the ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.  Who We Are  MassChallenge is the global network for innovators who are working to solve massive challenges. We connect startups, experts, corporations, and communities to grow and transform businesses and economies. At MassChallenge we:   Help entrepreneurs build the next generation of transformational businesses by connecting them with the resources, partnerships, and communities that help them launch, grow, and scale their startups. Help our partners build, grow, and evolve their corporate innovation practices. Leverage the power of entrepreneurship to strengthen global innovation ecosystems. MassChallenge Lingo  Whether you’ve never heard of an accelerator, you’ve had your own startup, or you are new to the world of entrepreneurship, we use certain words at MassChallenge to describe our work that might be new to you. Here are a few words you have seen throughout this job description and what they mean to us: Program: A startup accelerator program at MassChallenge that is location or industry based that conducts its own applications, cohorts, and curriculum, such as MassChallenge Boston, MassChallenge Texas, or MassChallenge FinTech. Why You Should Join Us We believe working at MassChallenge is fulfilling because of the mission, challenging because of the pace and work, and rewarding because you get to build to the next step in your career here. When you join MassChallenge you join an incredible team and network of innovators and entrepreneurs, you take ownership over significant and strategically important projects, you focus on impact and output, and you help strengthen the global innovation ecosystem. How to Apply In addition to completing the online application and providing your resume, please include a one-page cover letter in which you tell us about yourself, why you want to work at MassChallenge and why you are a match for this job. Our goal is for our team and culture to reflect the diversity of the global community we serve. Employment at MassChallenge is contingent upon verification of identity and eligibility to work in the country that the position is based in, based on applicable laws
MassChallenge Texas, USA
Join the MassChallenge Expert Community and become a mentor, judge, and/or guest speaker! This volunteer opportunity consists of successful entrepreneurs, seasoned industry leaders, and other professionals committed to helping startups disrupt the status quo.   As a global MassChallenge Expert, you will first need to select a home program that you would like to formally represent.  However, you can also express interest in being a virtual expert to any of the other MassChallenge programs that are located world-wide.   Experts support startups in different roles and in different capacities throughout the accelerator.  Judges help select which promising startups enter the accelerator by participating in virtual or in-person judging rounds  Speakers provide formal training, workshops, or info sessions on specific areas of expertise during the accelerator  Mentors work with startups through individualized advising, office hours (in-person or virtual), and tailored events throughout the accelerator   Expert Benefits:  By volunteering just a few hours, experts provide feedback to entrepreneurs, while also demonstrating commitment and leadership to the innovation community:    Your help benefits MassChallenge and our mission to make it as easy as possible for entrepreneurs to launch and grow new ventures. As a community member, we are dedicated to advancing you and our team and network are a resource to you.   Learn and give back to the ecosystem by being on the cutting edge of the startup world, gaining exposure to new startups and ideas, and keeping up with the latest technologies and trends   Grow your network through exposure to leading startups and industry leaders   Build your professional brand through your association with the strong MassChallenge brand that allows you to add differentiating professional experience and endorsements to your repertoire Eligibiity Requirements:  Entrepreneurs with a demonstrated track record of success  Industry-specific professionals or investors with significant early-stage or industry experience  General business professionals with significant management experience  Technical Experts & University Experts with specific, topical expertise or academic credentials relevant to their field  Executives from a partner firm with specific business, management, and operations expertise  Consultants with employment at reputable firm – or – self-employed with a track record of work at reputable firms  Contact marisa@masschallenge.org to learn more or apply directly to be a MassChallenge Expert here: https://accelerate.masschallenge.org/accounts/register/expert/