Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Job: Startup Coach at Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) Company

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Type: Full-time

Deadline: 15-Jun-18 00:00:00


Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) is looking for an intellectually curious and self-driven strategic individual, who will be responsible for leading all the stages of startup development. This position requires a team player with proven experience in mentoring, advising startups and excellent leadership and communication skills.

- Support the creation, implementation and execution of the startup programs;
- Maintain and update the portfolio of early-stage startups, providing periodic reports on status, decisions, and next steps;
- Evaluate program administration and delivery processes, recommending changes, creating processes or systems as needed;
- Guide and give advice to startups through the critical early stages;
- Help startups fill their practices with clients and get profitable in record time;
- Help startups execute major critical steps and better understand all the early stage aspects;
- Monitor key trends, watch economic, industry or competitive movements over time, and respond accordingly;
- Research and implement business solutions, marketing strategies, and strategic relationships that will take startups' business to the next level;
- Identify resources, develop external relationships with key experts to validate and prioritize new growth opportunities;
- Work within established systems and processes in operations, records management, information systems, risk management, and development efforts;
- Support with due diligence.

- At least 5 years of experience in a related field (i.e. advising startups on strategy, startup sales strategy and management, entrepreneurship investment management, strategic planning and advisory);
- Bachelor's degree; MBA with emphasis in entrepreneurship, business, marketing, or analytics is preferred;
- Project management experience is preferred;
- Proven experience in coaching and mentoring startups;
- Extensive experience in the startup and venture world;
- Experience in documentation preparing and application processing;
- Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory requirements for startups;
- High proficiency level of all aspects of startup creation and thorough understanding of a startup development process;
- A clear understanding of a startup fundraising process;
- Diverse and well-established investor network and an ability to make strategic introductions;
- Ability to manage a portfolio of an early stage startup;
- Outstanding communication and networking skills;
- Proven ability to follow standardized documentation and processes, but also ability to identify opportunities to drive innovation and improvements forward;
- Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment;
- Passion for technology, entrepreneurship, innovation, and startups;
- Strong leadership and management experience;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Armenian, and Russian languages.


Job URL: - Startup Coach @ Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST)