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Program Management Intern

at Seedstars in Porto, Portugal

About the Job

Who we are

Seedstars is an organisation headquartered in Switzerland with operations in emerging markets. By connecting key stakeholders, transferring knowledge, supporting the development of innovative solutions and investing and/or building companies, the group’s goal is to improve people's lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship.

As a part of the Programs and Investments team, you will be working closely with our team members to help coordinate the different educational projects we have closed with our partners, thus enabling entrepreneurs from emerging markets get access to high-quality and personalised curriculum.

About your position

The main mission of your role will be to oversee the execution of the B2B partnerships, through which we provide access to education (both online and offline) to 70+ entrepreneurs across the world.

You will:

  • be the main contact point of the individual execution teams we have across the regions, providing guidance about the program structure,
  • assist with identifying the needs of the entrepreneurs and proposing content that would address those requirements,
  • assist with educational program design for new B2B partnerships,
  • provide general assistance with the running of the online educational programs (webinar scheduling, expert sourcing, startup relations and support)
    Over time, you will become the expert on the Seedstars online educational curriculum and the online education platform, and be able to independently design and package high-quality content that helps the early-stage startups give their business the push they need!

Your profile

You are a young professional passionate about providing education for entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world!
You believe technology has the power to change the world, and wide-spread internet access should be leveraged to educate more people than ever before.
Among others, you are:

  • incredibly detail oriented,
  • structured and well organised,
  • creative, out-of-the-box thinker,
  • analytical and proactive in coming up with solutions,
  • able to communicate clearly and effectively,
  • Highly independent in your work ethics.
    And if you have a Bachelor's degree in:
  • business management,
  • entrepreneurship and innovation, or
  • education management,
    even better!

Why our team members say they love working with us?

We are on a mission which is bigger than all of us: to impact people’s lives in emerging markets!

  • You get many growth opportunities and responsibilities early on
  • You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you’re surrounded by a young and diverse team
  • We offer autonomy and flexibility with a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to do their work when and how they want
  • We were awarded as one of the most democratic workplaces in the world due to our freedom centered practices (read here: seedsta.rs/worldblu)

We are an equal opportunity employer and since we have more than 40 nationalities represented in our company, we truly value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Qualifications

You are a young professional passionate about providing education for entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world!

You believe technology has the power to change the world, and wide-spread internet access should be leveraged to educate more people than ever before.

Among others, you are:

  • incredibly detail oriented,
  • structured and well organised,
  • creative, out-of-the-box thinker,
  • analytical and proactive in coming up with solutions,
  • able to communicate clearly and effectively,
  • Highly independent in your work ethics.

And if you have a Bachelor's degree in:

  • business management,
  • entrepreneurship and innovation, or
  • education management,

even better!

To apply

Seedstars

Seedstars is a company builder and impact investment fund with HQ in Switzerland and offices in Portugal, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, and a presence in 70+ emerging markets.

Our mission is impacting people's lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship