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 manager to join our Pioneers Discover Team.
We are a fast growing team of 34 people from 15 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 6 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.
7+ years experience working in a global consulting firm or similar industry
Passion for the startup and entrepreneurship community
Demonstrated business and financial acumen with strong business analytical skills, relationship management and collaboration skills
Charismatic leader, skilled at delivering results and effectively working in a collaborative manner with cross functional teams
Experience developing and maintaining relationships at senior levels in organizations
Strong corporate network
Background in business, economics and/or technology
Extensive coordination, project management, proposal writing and presentation skills
Team player with a hands on mentality
Strong organizational skills in order to juggle multiple tasks
Develop and maintain deep and meaningful business relationships
Strategic development of the business unit
Acquisition, planning and execution of projects
Design of project work plans, schedules and budgets
Mentoring and training team members
Champion in internal coordination of resources
Execution of workshops (corporate-startup workshops, competitions, etc.)
Communication with our stakeholders
Full time position based in the heart of Vienna, Austria starting January 2018. 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 € 64.000,- 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. To apply please send us your CV and short motivational paragraph to firstname.lastname@example.org.