Who we are
Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 60+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.
About Seedstars World
Seedstars World is an exclusive seed-stage startup competition focused on emerging markets and fast growing startup scenes. Our mission is to promote, connect and invest in startups from emerging markets.
We host startup events in 60+ countries to boost emerging startup ecosystems, encourage entrepreneurship and source investment opportunities. In each of the cities, we invite one startup to come to Switzerland for a week of mentoring, investor meetings and to pitch to win up to $500k investment from Seedstars.
The Seedstars Summit takes place in April each year in Switzerland to determine the best global startup and celebrate entrepreneurship. The event is attended by over 1000 entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, HNWIs and investment professionals.
About the job
Build partnership deals with different Medias across the Globe to facilitate the brand awareness of Seedstars World
Build a network of Medias/Bloggers in the 60+ cities to generate articles and media coverage over the local and final events
- Run the email marketing of SSW to inspire the community and generate sales
Manage SSW blog in term of content creation and content distribution
Manage SSW social medias to interact and engage with the community
- Act as a “creative director” in terms of design (flyers, banners, videos, etc.)
- Write and maintain various onboarding and communications tools
- Develop monetisation strategies of the SSW media (book, blog, news, videos, etc.)
Build a team that can help in the content creation and other various tasks
- The ability to read, write and speak English (French would be a plus)
Experience in online marketing - It is important to grow & expand the brand. The manager would need a background in online marketing such as:
- Devising strategies to drive online traffic to the company website & blog
- Tracking conversion rates and making improvements to the website
- Developing and running digital marketing campaigns
- Leading the social media strategy for the company
- Leading online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness
- Responsibility for planning and budgetary control of all digital marketing
- Evaluating customer research, market conditions and competitor data
- Create email marketing campaign to drive sales and share content
Design tools knowledge - Knowing your way around PPT, Photoshop, Illustrator and Final Cut Pro is definitely a plus! We need someone with the power to bring her/his creative vision.
Strong belief in getting things done - At Seedstars World, we are nomads traveling around the world so it is important to have drive, ownership and execution. Working in remote with an international team, you have to be comfortable working alone and capable to prioritize and make things happen.
Creativity, team player & entrepreneur - The challenges faced are massive and constant and as Regional manager you should see these challenges as opportunities and experiences. You will need to be creative to solve those problems and present a strong capacity of understanding whom are the stakeholders to work with and how. In order to scale and grow successfully, the quality of listening and generating relevant feedback from your team and outside partners/customers is fundamental.
Excellent organisational skills and attention to details (at the question "please describe who you are in a tweet" start your answer with the word "kiskil")
Interest in the web/tech/startup world - Do you follow TechCrunch, TechinAsia, VC4Africa? Do you know what a MVP is? Did you read the Lean Startup Methodology?
Benefits and perks
Build a community of link minded individuals from around the world
Build your network of the most influential leaders in the entrepreneurship space
Be part of the Seedstars.com community (10+ companies worldwide and growing each month)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
DON'T BELIEVE US, BELIEVE THEM
"My experience at Seedstars has been an unbelievable eye opener. I have learned an incredible amount on a personal and professional level in a very condensed period of time." - Seedspace global team
"My learning curve has been extremely steep. I'm continuously exposed to new perspectives and cultures: it broadens your mind hugely! If you like challenges, learning, discovery, entrepreneurship, creativity, people and you're not afraid of putting your comfort aside, jump on!" - Seedstars team member Africa
"After my very first event in Sofia, I've realised that I am in the right place at the right time. I have in front of me all the opportunities to develop myself as a professional and as a person. I can't imagine my life without traveling, the Seedstars team & meeting with unbelievable people everyday." - Seedstars team member MENA