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A startup accelerator based in New York that empowers founders to expand internationally

Program Manager

$40k – $100k
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Lair East Labs is looking for a Program Manager to spearhead operations of our NYC-based accelerator.

The Program Manager will be responsible for handling and executing day-to-day operations and coordination and will work alongside the General Partners The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for enabling the successful execution of the 10-week acceleration program bi-annually in addition to ongoing responsibilities throughout the year. In addition to making sure the day-to-day is running smoothly while, at the same time, looking down the road to make sure the cycle will meet all goals, the PM will also get deep exposure to a wide array of global startups within the vertical, including their business models, go-to-market strategies, unique insights, aspirations, and challenges.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Work alongside and support the General Partners to execute Lair East Labs' biannual accelerator program across content, curriculum, user acquisition, investor outreach and relationship management, ensuring that the program is operating in accordance with our best practices

- Handle program scheduling, logistics, and coordination for product and marketing sprints.

- Research, identify, and source potential prospective mentors while building and managing relationships with current mentors

- Handle day-to-day cycle logistics while optimizing internal operations
Work with senior leadership and channel partners to implement all accelerator program aspects including but not limited to curriculum needs and creation, advisor/mentor curation, partner relationship management, and general cycle procedures

- Connect startups with our network of industry experts, corporate partners & potential customers

- Plan and assist with management of numerous cycle and off-cycle events, including program kickoff week, and alumni and recruiting events

Qualifications:

- 2+ years of work experience in business operations, program management, or experience in startups and/or venture capital experience

- Ability to anticipate the needs of team members and proactively volunteer to assist with critical initiatives

- Honed business development, organizational, communication skills with strong attention to detail

- Strong interest and/or experience in technology, startup and venture capital ecosystems

- Proven experience dealing with logistics and comfort with a variety of responsibilities and working in a fast-paced environment

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

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About Lair East Labs

For Entrepreneurs. By Entrepreneurs.

Lair East Labs is a startup accelerator for founders interested in launching businesses in the US with access to Asia Market. At the heart of Lair East Labs Accelerator’s work lies the 10-week accelerator, in which we help invest capital ($50K) and accelerate 10 -12 startups each year who are ready to explore and take on our program. Our 10-week program combines the best of both worlds- Learn from alumni founders of top Silicon Valley-style accelerators and gain access to a mentor and investor network with extensive experience navigating the Asia market. In the year of operation, the companies have raised $27 million in the venture funding after completing the accelerator. For more information: please visit: laireastlabs.com

Lair East Labs at a glance

A startup accelerator based in New York that empowers founders to expand internationally

Lair East Labs focuses on SaaS, Healthcare, Marketplaces, Artificial Intelligence, and Consumer Electronics. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.laireastlabs.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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