Techstars is hiring an

Event Coordinator Associate, Berlin (Jan-April)

Berlin, Germany

You will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings – get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city, up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.

It’s basically a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, most associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

General Job Description
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Do you love planning out all the logistics to run really cool events? Do you thrive in environment where you are supposed to create order in chaos? Well then we have the gig for you!

As the Event Coordinator Associate, you will help us put on all the different events over the course of the three month accelerator. Whether it's coordinating where all the mentors are supposed to be for their meetings, which entrepreneurs would be awesome to bring in to speak to the companies, or figuring out how to make "Demo Day" amazing for the founders and investors, you'll have a huge impact making sure all of these events run without a hitch! 

You Currently Have:

  • 1-2 years related work experience in event planning management
  • Proven customer-service skills and excellent oral and written communications skills in both English and German
  • Strong administrative and time-management skills
  • A drive to get better every day and are always looking for opportunities to learn.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple assignments
  • A great attitude, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Authorized to work as a contractor in Germany.
  • Currently live in Berlin or would be willing to live here for the duration of the program.

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About Techstars

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business. Techstars is a mentorship-driven accelerator, and is changing the way startups are built by arming entrepreneurs with a massive interconnected network of amazing founders, mentors, investors and companies.

With 18 mentorship-driven accelerator programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey. Techstars provides access to over 3,000 founders, mentors investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars makes entrepreneurship more accessible by providing access to capital, guidance, marketing, business development, customer acquisition, and recruitment.

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.