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Program Manager

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StartOut
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San Francisco, CA

StartOut


New
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Published 16 days ago

$55,000 - $65,000

About Us:

StartOut is the leading national non-profit focused on supporting LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. Our mission is to increase the number, diversity, and impact of LGBTQ+ founders and amplify their stories to drive the economic empowerment of the community. We offer a highly subsidized suite of programs to founders, including a 6-month accelerator program, mentorship, expert office hours, an investor portal, events and community building. 

Promoting diversity is at the core of StartOu's mission, and we are committed to creating and fostering a vibrant, diverse community across StartOut employees, volunteers, members, clients, and contractors. StartOut is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants regardless of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. In order to promote and support diversity at every level, this policy also applies to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, outside vendors, members and customers, service clients, use of contractors and consultants, and dealings with the general public.


Missions:

As StartOut Program Manager, you will be working with the Senior Program Manager and you will be supporting the following programs: mentorship, investor portal, and expert office hours. You will also coordinate onboarding, customer service, and impact tracking activities.

As part of a small but highly effective team to advance the economic empowerment of the LGBTQ+ community, you will be also responsible for the success of our founder member engagement initiatives: onboarding, customer service, scholarship management, and impact measurement.

In brief, you are in charge of the overall happiness and satisfaction of a diverse group of founder members. 


A Day in the Life:

  • Reviewing founder applications and onboarding new founder members to the organization
  • Keeping our founder members happy by matching them with mentors in a timely manner
  • Following up with founder members and mentors to ensure a mutually beneficial mentorship experience
  • Keeping our founder members happy by connecting them to investors
  • Keeping our community of investors engaged by preparing monthly updates of founder members that are currently fundraising
  • Keeping of community of founder members up to date with resources and opportunities
  • Following up with founder members on their development and success to measure impact
  • Maintaining a pulse on the overarching needs and requests of our founder members
  • Answering questions/ requests from founder members in a timely manner
  • Working alongside the Senior Program Manager to strategize, implement, and maintain new founder programs/initiatives as needed
  • Managing and executing cross-functional projects as needed
  • Managing and maintaining healthy relationships with external partners as needed
  • Collaborating and working with programming boards and corporate sponsors as needed


About You:

  • You have 3+ years of experience as a Program or Project Manager. 
  • You are very familiar with the startup/ entrepreneurship world. 
  • You are detail oriented and organized - you love making order from chaos and take great pleasure in helping others tie up loose ends.
  • You are a self starter who thrives in ambiguous environments - when you don’t know what to do next, you know how to leverage online resources, and can do a little sleuthing through shared resources as a first step, but recognize when to ask for help to ensure maximum efficiency. 
  • You live by deadlines and are a master communicator - you can keep yourself organized and deliver on time. When you sense a delay, you are quick to flag it and communicate roadblocks. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.
  • You’re tech savvy and enjoy learning new systems to improve efficiency.
  • You have experience working at a mission-driven, non-profit organization.
  • You have a keen interest in LGBTQ issues.
  • Bonus Points: you have experience using Salesforce.

About Us:

StartOut is the leading national non-profit focused on supporting LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. Our mission is to increase the number, diversity, and impact of LGBTQ+ founders and amplify their stories to drive the economic empowerment of…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States

How to Apply

Please send a resume and carefully crafted cover letter that includes your skills applicable to this position, your commitment to the LGBTQ community, and your interest/experience in entrepreneurship.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we are seeking to fill this position as soon as possible.

Please send a resume and carefully crafted cover letter that includes your skills applicable to this position, your commitment to the LGBTQ community, and your interest…

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