RocketSpace is hiring an

Associate Client Engagement Contractor

San Francisco, United States
Contractor

RocketSpace is bringing the future to market. It is an exciting time to be in the technology industry, even for non-techies. Everyday our team wakes up looking for ways we can help our members and corporate clients drive growth. Our ecosystem and our services are specifically designed to remove friction and add support that empowers startups and  global corporations to disrupt existing markets and create new ones.

RocketSpace Corporate Innovation Services  enable corporations to engage with thousands of early-stage startups from around the world.  From  discovering impactful new ideas to validate  to  participating in our in-house corporate accelerator programs, our expertise in open innovation provides  the opportunity to identify and engage with top startups to drive disruptive innovation.

The Contract Client Engagement Associate will be responsible for primary and secondary research for one of our many verticals and creating meaningful client presentations.

A Little More About You:

You are passionate about coordinating the accelerator activities and events that allow startups and corporations to create the future of their industry. Keeping the activities of the accelerator moving smoothly and on-time will be your speciality. When you see obstacles you solve them quickly. When an activity requires the contribution of many participants, you are the go-to-person for coordination and communication. Simply put, you get things done and the team relies on you to keep the train moving. You embrace teamwork while promoting a culture of openness and flexibility, helping to ensure the team is working in a collaborative and positive environment.. You have a relentless passion for open innovation and helping large organizations capitalize on big opportunities through engaging with the startup community.

You also have:

  • Strong experience with primary and secondary research
  • An analytical mind-set
  • A keen sense of customer service and understand how to serve clients
  • The ability to lead a room full of thought leaders and industry experts
  • A strong ability to synthesize research into meaningful and powerful presentations
  • Passion for tech and in-depth knowledge of the startup landscape
  • Point of view on how corporations can best leverage the tech and startup ecosystem
  • Knowledge of the challenges to innovation facing big companies.
  • Professional experience in a fast paced environment
  • Experience managing projects effectively and driving people to meet milestones.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple expectations of team members.
  • Great organizational skills, always  ensuring that deadlines are met and processes, operations and logistics run smoothly.
  • A strong interest in entrepreneurship and start-ups.
  • Embraces the Kaizen idea of continuous learning and improvement .
  • Ability to consistently produce exceptional results with limited resources.
  • A get-it-done attitude and comfort with ambiguity or limited direction.
  • Fiery protection of the RocketSpace CIS brand and mission.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves for the less glamorous side of the work.
  • No fairy dust - you don’t say anything without results to back it up.

Responsibilities:

  • Become the Subject Matter Expert for your industries through research of different technology fields
  • Create presentations that accurately represent your research that can be understood by multiple levels of views
  • Develop materials  coordinate directly with with accelerator participants.
  • Lead client engagements and drive the results of those engagements.
  • Develop collateral and materials for all accelerator program events including powerpoint presentations.

A Little More About Us:

RocketSpace is a technology campus headquartered in the heart of San Francisco. Since 2011, the company has been helping tech entrepreneurs, startups and corporate innovation professionals bring the future to market.

The company offers services to its members including programming, consulting, events, and office-as-a-service, which together create the perfect ecosystem and community for innovation to thrive. Select startup alumni include Uber, Spotify, Practice Fusion, and Leap Motion.  RocketSpace’s roster of corporate clients include Converse, Tata Communications, Royal Bank of Scotland, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Samsung, Schneider Electric, and ABinBev.

RocketSpace's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. RocketSpace policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. RocketSpace has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­