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Program Manager IoT

Company: Plug and Play Tech Center
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: If you want to work for a rapidly growing company that values the work you do, then we want to meet you.WHO WE ARE:Plug and Play Tech Center is the largest global technology startup accelerator. With more than 20 industry specific programs run annually, we match make startups with corporate leaders, such as Deutsche Bank, Maersk and Mercedes. With over 40 global locations, Plug and Play is searching for new team members to join our growing teams.WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:Plug and Play Tech Center is currently looking for a Program Manager next to Sunnyvale, Ca (Hybrid) to oversee the day to day tasks that their vertical faces in terms of coordinating 1:1 meetings between corporations and startups, planning industry specific networking events (virtual & in person), preparing marketing materials, ordering promotional materials and supplies for the team, and other essential duties as needed. The Program Manager supports the startups accepted into the acceleration program to make sure they are getting the most out of Plug and Play. HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

Startup Facing:
  • Create meaningful and positive relationships with the startups in your vertical
  • Introduce new members to corporate partners when there is a potential match or opportunity
  • Arrange casual dinners or group lunches in an effort to form a sense of community amongst the startup batches
  • Host sync calls, while remaining the contact for all startup facing questionsMarketing:
    • Prepare documents for major events such as: Selection Day, New Start up Orientation Day, flyers for meetups, and so forth (Documents must be approved by Marketing before submitting)
    • Work with our Marketing team to post relevant news and updates to social media, and follow our global standardsEvent Planning:
      • Customize and prepare respective materials as they pertain to different events
      • Update Orientation packets for each new batch of startups
      • Collaborate with Mentors and plan group, one on one, or individual workshops for pitch polishing and other relevant topics; organize catering and inform startups of the mentor session
      • Schedule monthly team meetups
      • Confirm attending startups for the EXPO event; gather all information for the EXPO brochure regarding startups from your vertical; record attendees; prepare corporate nametags and essentials.Administrative:
        • Update documents as changes occur, including Hubspot, Dropbox, and Google Drive
        • Order necessary materials and equipment from vendor and prepare purchase orders for accounting
        • Manage all calendar invites for events
        • Track startup success and create case studies. Objectives
          • Focus on building a strong ecosystem to support the program
          • Work closely with the team to analyze and build best practices and develop accountability
          • Do the homework to understand the industry and cultural context within the operating region: attend conferences and trainings, read up on latest trends
          • Remain accountable to the bottom line
          • Most importantly, ensure that startups perceive value from the relationship. Build a strong program to help them improve their product and tap into Plug and Play's networkREQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
            • Bachelor's degree
            • 1-3 years' customer service and sales experience required
            • Project management and business operations experience a plus
            • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
            • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills
            • Demonstrate integrity, dependability, responsibility, accountability, self-awareness, work ethic, and empathy
            • Passion and understanding for entrepreneurial communities

Keywords: Plug and Play Tech Center, Sunnyvale , Program Manager IoT, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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