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Techstars Metro Hospitality - Operations Associate job in Berlin

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Techstars Metro Hospitality - Operations Associate


Location: Berlin 

Duration: November 5, 2018 - February 13, 2019


As an Associate 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.

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 take the new network, skills and learnings from the program and go on to found their own companies.


General Job Description

The Operations Associate works side by side with a prominent Managing Director and Program Manager, helping early stage companies through the Techstars mentorship driven accelerator model. This role is responsible for the planning and operational execution from the pre-program stage and throughout the duration of the program. Project management experience as well as familiarity with the early stage venture backed company ecosystem is preferred. A willingness to learn and comfort tackling new problems is a must. This role is a temporary, full time position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage with Techstars founders and plan activities, meetings and events that drive them toward success

  • Coordinate the scheduling of mentors, corporate partners, founders, and sponsors visits

  • Innovate our current practices and execute upon outlined content and curriculum of the program

  • Plan various events throughout the program (Founder stories, weekly meetings, Demo Day, influential speakers)

  • Calendar management (mentors, talks, events, general programming)

  • Represent Techstars in local community, both actively and passively 


  • 3-5 years experience in fast-paced project or program management focused position

  • Strong interest in the discourse around technology, startups, entrepreneurship, venture capital

  • Proven attention to detail through prior work or life experience

  • Experience in event planning and event logistics

  • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities

  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations

  • Fits the Techstars culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Fluent in English; German would be an advantage..


About Techstars

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO.


Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars supports every stage of the entrepreneurial journey – from early stage grassroots community development to more formal opportunities that provide education, experience, acceleration, funding, and beyond.


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.

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