Associate, Entrepreneur Selection & Growth (Full-Time)
We are seeking professionals who are passionate about entrepreneurship and believe in Endeavor’s mission to support high-impact entrepreneurs to catalyze growth and change in Miami. Endeavor provides a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment for those who enjoy a challenging environment where initiative is both expected and required, and an opportunity to take on leadership roles for developing new and exciting initiatives and partnerships to support entrepreneurs in Miami. As a well-established international organization, Endeavor also provides and requires access to influential thought leaders from Miami and around the world.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Together with the working closely with the Global Team based in New York City, identify and select high-impact entrepreneurs to be Endeavor Entrepreneur candidates from Miami
Manage relationships with candidates and selected Endeavor Entrepreneurs, including developing needs assessment (capital needs, networking, services, strategic alliances, international contacts, research, etc), ensuring deployment of services as appropriate, as well as tracking and monitoring progress
Establish strong relationship with mentors, local investors, venture capitals, multinational firms and other potential partners for synergies with the Endeavor network.
Work together with Manager and other Selection and Growth team members on Entrepreneur Profile; gathering information, interviewing candidates, and articulating business value proposition.
Other special assignments as agreed with the Manager and Managing Director that would support Endeavor’s mission and the overall entrepreneurship ecosystem in Miami
Strong interest in and passion for Endeavor’s mission and entrepreneurship
Bachelor’s degree in any field with a strong academic record; preferably Business/Economics
Interest and desire to pursue a career in business, consulting, finance, sales and marketing, business development, strategic planning, organizational strategy, entrepreneurship and/or international development
Superior interpersonal, communication, organizational skills and a commitment to excellence
Strong business knowledge and judgment: ability to understand Entrepreneurs’ business challenges and opportunities
Excellent English, both in written and oral communication skills; Spanish proficiency a plus
Knowledge and understanding of Miami’s economic, political and business climate is an advantage
Strong computer software proficiency, especially Microsoft Office, Adobe, and Google Apps