Job description\uD83D\uDC4B Hey, We're Founders Factory Founders Factory builds and funds startups together with exceptional entrepreneurs and the world’s leading companies. Created by IPO-exited founders, we offer founders capital, operational support from a team of hands-on experts, and unrivalled access to a coalition of industry leading corporate partners. Since 2015, our 300+ portfolio companies have raised $800mm follow on funding from a roster of notable investors. The Opportunity: We’re looking for a Events & Programme Coordinator who isn’t afraid to jump right in, be hands on and get to work: a fast learner with a proactive mindset who will thrive in an environment of high momentum and ambiguity. What you’ll do: You will help plan and execute on our events programme across London, Milan and Berlin from start to finish, as well as supporting with the day to day accelerator programme operations. We aim for Founders Factory to be the best platform for founders to start and grow their businesses. Events coordination: You will manage the events process from end to end and beyond You will be responsible for drafting and sending invitations and chasers, tracking attendance, gathering feedback, organising logistics and running things on the day You will work with our content and editorial lead to work out which events should be featured You will execute on a wide variety of events, including mainly: Investor showcases (aimed at 150+ leading investors), founder days (aimed at 100+ portfolio founders), fireside chats, virtual workshops, new market launches, off sites, community events and more. You will help manage our Founder peer-to-peer programme (where founders meet 4X a year in small groups to discuss a range of key topics) Programme management: Day to day support – Once a new company joins, you will be responsible for scheduling programme meetings and helping to ensure the team is aligned before the company starts You will help to manage internal resources and ensure our CRM is kept up-to-date and relevant You will manage the accelerator calendar, documentation, notes, collateral plus any other administrative task that is required for a smooth running programme What you’ll need: 1-3 years of prior experience that shows you meet above requirements Previous startup experience (events, operations, project management) A hunger to learn Well organised and strong attention to detail Problem solver and resilient Characteristics: Entrepreneurial and empathetic: you have an understanding of the challenges faced by both corporates and founders and are able to build strong relationships Commercially-minded: you are able to understand corporate pain points and conceptualise solutions from within our portfolio Communicative and expressive: you are able to get partners interested and excited about Founders Factory and our portfolio Creative and data-driven: you think big and execute fast on ideas you have to test efficacy Ambitious and curious: you have a drive to find solutions, and a curiosity for disruptive business models and ways of working Flexible and collaborative: not precious about roles, you’re a team player who does what it takes to get things done Organised and energetic: you are great at prioritising and managing workloads, and you love galvanising others to work with you Salary range: £28,000-£30,000 Salary range: £28,000 - £30,000 \uD83D\uDCC8 Benefits In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll also receive shares in the Founders Factory global portfolio. We provide all the excitement and freedom of an early stage startup but with the stability and resources of a large organisation. This is a rare chance to contribute towards the success of impactful ventures through hiring the right people, and to springboard your career or entrepreneurial ambitions. Growth: Work with and meet exceptional talent. Learn faster than you ever have before. Access our large network of investors and customers. Grow your career like never before. We have many growth opportunities from taking a founder route in our studio, to cross functional movement to vertical growth in your domain, to global remit & expansion. It’s all there for the taking. Autonomy: Freedom to execute and build businesses, not just products. We encourage risk taking here. Remote working Opportunities: Up to 5 weeks working abroad allowance each year Hybrid Working: We usually go into the office (located in Soho Works at 180 The Strand) on Tues + Thurs. Beyond that, it's up to you where you want to work Time off: 25 days/year, 1 extra day / quarter for mental health, monthly calendar freedom day Health and Wellness: Comprehensive extended health care coverage and perks from Vitality, quarterly mental health days, cycle to work scheme Family Support: Workplace nursery scheme to enable you to take care of your little ones Perks: Monthly office events, discounts across our entire portfolio and through CharlieHR Perks Founders Factory is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where people can authentically be themselves and are free to challenge, take risks and think creatively. We recruit, develop, compensate and promote our team members based on merit. We know how important it is not only to include, but to actively seek out diversity of thought and experiences. We want to hear from you regardless of your race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, status, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. The requirements shared in our job descriptions are guidelines. If your skills are transferable and you are in the ballpark with the number of years of experience we are looking for, please apply and we will consider you for the role. Please note: we have an overwhelming number of applications and will do our best to get back to you within two weeks if you fit the bill.
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