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Growth Capital Program Manager

Company: Tech Town Detroit
Location: Detroit
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description: About the OrganizationTechTown is Detroit's entrepreneurship hub. We empower Detroit-based startups and local businesses by providing resources, collaborative workspace and education for entrepreneurs that will further accelerate inclusive economic development across Detroit.About the OpportunityThe Growth Capital Program Manager will provide support and assistance to Capital programs by organizing and coordinating program activities, events, and special projects, and managing program operational functions including interfacing with potential, new, and existing program participants. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, flexible person who is highly energetic, exhibits professionalism, and can handle a multitude of tasks supporting clerical, administrative, and project management functions. Duties require broad and comprehensive knowledge of TechTown's operations, policies, procedures, and practices. The Growth Capital Program Manager must be organized, possess the ability to handle multiple tasks, and enjoy working within an entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community-oriented. The Impact You Will Make:-- Prioritize and negotiate organizational needs regarding meetings, timeframes, and deadlines, following through on projects to successful completion.-- Assist with program development, planning, and execution.-- Manage vendor agreements and monitor vendor performance-- Manage Program Coordinator (coordinates activities for a variety of meetings, events, committees, and special projects, completes a variety of administrative tasks including managing active calendar of appointments, and supporting growth capital programs as needed).-- Maintain data management and reporting as needed.-- Represent TechTown at local events and networking opportunities.-- Follow up on contacts and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships.-- Develop deep knowledge of the organization's culture, structure, work, strengths, and challenges to generate creative, effective ways to improve functioning, procedures, protocols, and planning.-- Support the growth capital team in the planning and implementation of special events.-- Receive and review internal and external correspondence.-- Facilitate cross-divisional coordination and communication.-- Participate in strategy development and support execution.-- Maintain awareness of corresponding budgets and follow organizational processes related to budget management.-- Champion organizational fundraising efforts.-- Other duties as assigned.Requirements: What You Will Bring to the Table:-- College degree OR a minimum of 3 years of experience equivalent in a progressively responsible administrative position supporting an Executive level position.-- Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, clients (i.e., founders and angel investors) and external partners.-- Excellent verbal and writing communication skills.-- Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.-- Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.-- Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and be adaptable to various competing demands.-- Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with keen attention to details.-- Strong technical skills are highly desirable. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point) and Adobe Acrobat. Must be open and willing to learn new platforms as required.-- Ability to work in a systems environment, with ability to learn and use new software and systems as required. Experience with a CRM preferred.-- Able and willing to occasionally assist with weekend and evening events and/or programs.-- Experience working in fast paced, multi-disciplinary, collaborative teams and supporting high-level staff.Would be nice to have:-- Experience working within a nonprofit environment is desired.-- Bilingual - Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish, Arabic, or American Sign Language.Salary:The budgeted salary range for this position starts at $65,000 and may be adjusted according to qualifications and experience.The Perks:TechTown offers generous health and dental plans as well as vision, life insurance, short-term disability, a 401(k) plan, and a team member assistance program. Full-time team members also receive:-- 5 Weeks of Paid Time Off per year-- 23 paid holidays (including 2 weeks in December and 1 week in July)-- 12 Paid Mental Health Days per year (one per month)-- Retirement Plan with employer matching up to 6%. -- 100% TechTown paid Life, STD, and LTD benefits-- $2500 Professional Development Stipend-- Wellness Inspired Workplace with a Wellness Program and onsite Wellness Room -- Paid Parental Leave-- Creativity and innovation supported and encouraged by leadership-- Fulfillment?and the knowledge of having made an impact in Detroit's economic growthWork Arrangements:Most TechTown team members (including this position) are assigned to work remotely at this time and for the foreseeable future (with occasional in-person collaborative meetings required).Vaccination Requirement:TechTown has instituted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all team members to be fully vaccinated or have an approved vaccination waiver on file with human resources and undergo weekly testing.TechTown Detroit is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.PI208436019

Keywords: Tech Town Detroit, Detroit , Growth Capital Program Manager, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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