Driving Corporate Innovation
Are you looking for a way to apply your skills and have direct impact on the global startup ecosystem? Pioneers is one of Europe’s biggest and fastest-growing tech and entrepreneurship brands and is currently looking for a passionate, bright minded and forward thinking senior innovation consultant to join our Pioneers Discover Team.
We are a fast growing team of 33 people from 16 nations located in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria.
Pioneers is an international relationship builder in the technology and startup scene offering events, intelligence, and venture capital. Over the last 7 years we have grown our flagship event - Pioneers'18 (former Pioneers Festival) to the leading technology gathering in Europe. While supporting startups stays at our core, we have learned how to leverage our network and deliver products providing valuable insights to some of the world’s leading companies and investment funds.
Pioneers Discover is Pioneers' think tank unit which enables and supports the collaboration activities between well- established corporations and innovative startups. Pioneers Discover offers research products, open innovation program and advisory services. Our goal is to add value and foster innovation by enabling mutually beneficial corporate-startup collaborations and by rolling out startup ecosystem development programs on behalf of public sector institutions. What makes Pioneers Discover unique is the ability to explore different startup ecosystems and become an expert on the trends in various tech sectors.
At least 3+ years of relevant work experience in project management and business development with regards to consulting
Background in business, economics and/or technology
Passion for the startup and entrepreneurship community
Sound understanding of government structures and processes
Strong will to bring startup-driven innovation into the public sector
Extensive coordination, project management, proposal writing and presentation skills
Motivated, self-driven and inspired by tech and innovation
Team player with a hands on mentality
Strong organizational skills in order to juggle multiple tasks
Acquisition, planning and execution of projects
Creating of new innovation-products for the public sector
Design of project work plans, schedules and budgets
Preparation of business proposals and presentations
Execution of workshops (startup-government workshops, competitions, etc.)
Champion in internal coordination of resources
Co-leading the strategic development of the public sector department
Communication with our public stakeholders
Full time position based in the heart of Vienna, Austria. Welcoming work environment with a dynamic, highly motivated and international team. Well known brand with a huge network in the startup area. The minimum full time salary for this position starts at € 36.400,- before tax/year + variable compensation (attached to a revenue goal) and depends on the experience level.
We would love to hear from you! Interview process includes two on-site or Skype interviews with the team and the management board as well well as a small task. To apply please click the button below and answer the questions and upload your CV.