Growth Marketing Intern
We are looking for a data-driven Growth Marketing Intern to support with identifying, sourcing and screening startups globally for our mentorship-driven accelerators. In this role you will help build the next 22 classes of startups, as they grow from early-stage to venture-backed companies this Summer + Fall 2019.
Reporting to the Pipeline Manager, your focus will be on startup pipeline development using marketing-driven skills and tools, at the same time as a relationship-driven approach to cross-functional collaboration for Techstars global startup sourcing events and Techstars affiliate program.
It's basically the most unique opportunity to work at the cross-roads of growth marketing and venture capital, whilst getting exposure to some of the greatest up-and-coming startups in the world. From founders to investors your network is about to amplify, through the power of the network which Techstars has created over the past 11-years.
Duties and Responsibilities
Qualify inbound leads via web, email, and phone requests from potential startups
Coordinate with Program Staff for startup introductions, hand-offs and list building
Work with the greater Techstars team to coordinate and support with sourcing events
Actively use tools such as Crunchbase, AngelList, LinkedIn to source startups
Adhere to Techstars best practices relating to email and social media outreach
Operate in a data-driven manner and conduct weekly reports
Operate under general supervision, but with a high degree of entrepreneurial spirit, initiative and creativity
Minimum 15 hours a week, preferably 18 hours in 3 x 6 hour blocks
Passion for startups, technology, entrepreneurship and/or venture capital
Deep understanding of Techstars products, our competition in the industry and positioning
Basic understanding of marketing CRM's, lead management/scoring and email etiquette.
Excellent process skills and proven attention to detail through work or life experience
Fit the Techstars culture: people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative
Learner's mindset, strong work ethic, a sense of humor
Investment and marketing automation experience a plus
This is a paid internship
Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, nor any other basis prohibited by law.