Innovation Consultant/Venture Manager (11234)

  • Contract-To-Hire
  • Remote - U.S.
  • Job Number: 11234

Job Description

Are you entrepreneurial and highly motivated, with a strong interest in startups and venture capital? Do you have strong project management experience?  If so, this role may be for you!

As a Innovation Consultant/Venture Manager you will be responsible for supporting site operations, focusing on venture recruiting, providing business development support and leading initiatives to support growth and continuous improvement.

This is a contract-to-hire role, including full benefits and the possibility of extension.

Location: Remote U.S.

Please Note:  Travel will be required (Estimated up to 20-30% of the time)

Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment & Selection:
    • Identify and build relationships
    • Execute outreach strategy of recruitment of the incoming cohort
    • Build of pipeline of prospects
    • Work within Salesforce system to monitor and convert leads to applications
    • Interview and make recommendations about who should be admitted to the program
    • Build a path for introduction back into the organization and strategy for integration
  • Venture Management:
    • Manage a subset of ventures in the stream
    • Work with ventures to complete venture documentation
    • Support ventures through the program
  • Draft Moderator Notes and support the moderators with the preparation for sessions
  • Support the Stream Lad in executing program strategy and future opportunities for program development, specialized stream programs and education modules
  • Support administrative and logistical activities for sessions and events

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors’ Degree
  • 5+ years of work experienced or recent MBA grad
  • Strong analytical ability and understanding of insurance business models and drivers of success in startups across several verticals
  • Ability to analyze and systematically evaluate ventures
  • Experience and confidence working with high performing teams and multiple stakeholders

Desired Skills:

  • Entrepreneurship, insurance/risk and/or technology/STEM background
  • Work experience with startups, technology companies or venture capital
  • Proficiency with financial modeling, conducting marketing analysis and strategic planning

If you are interested, please apply today!

Smart Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.

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