Endeavor Atlanta Hiring Junior Associate, Entrepreneur Selection and Growth

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Job Title: Junior Associate, Entrepreneur Selection and Growth

Location: Atlanta

Language Requirement: Only English required

Challenge Area: Sales & Marketing

Duration: Permanent Position

Estimated Start Date: 6/17/2019

Company Description:

Endeavor, a leading global non-profit with an innovative model for private-sector economic growth, seeks a dynamic professional to join its operations in Atlanta. Endeavor is leading a global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating high-growth entrepreneurs worldwide. Endeavor helps the fastest growing entrepreneurs create lasting enterprises in Atlanta by providing the resources they need to scale, including access to world-class mentors, smart capital, and global markets. Over the past 20 years, Endeavor has selected 1,600+ entrepreneurs across 30+ countries. Supported and mentored by our growing network of 3,500+ local and global business leaders, these entrepreneurs have created over 700,000 high-value jobs and generated more than $10 billion in annual revenue. Endeavor Atlanta, founded in March of 2017, now supports some of the top local entrepreneurs including BitPay, Tricentis, LeaseQuery, and Rented.com.

Position Description:

We are seeking a top-caliber professional with 0-3 years experience who is passionate about entrepreneurship and believes in Endeavor’s mission to support entrepreneurs to catalyze growth and change in Atlanta.

This position will work closely with the Endeavor Atlanta staff and Board and its local community of entrepreneurs with the goal to:

• Accelerate efforts to identify and select Atlanta’s high-impact entrepreneurs

• Supporting selected Entrepreneurs leveraging Endeavor’s service model

We provide a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment for someone who enjoys challenges and is a self-starter. The Junior Associate, Entrepreneur Selection & Growth position has a unique opportunity to take a significant role in selecting and supporting Endeavor Entrepreneurs to help build the ecosystem in Atlanta. In addition, this individual will also help shape the Endeavor Atlanta brand and further its connection in the Atlanta entrepreneurial ecosystem. Endeavor staff members also have a unique opportunity to travel the world and interact with some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate executives.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

• Selection of Highest Potential Entrepreneurs

• Support entrepreneurs through the selection process through mentor research and outreach, meeting coordination, and detailed note-taking

• Prepare and train entrepreneur candidates for the selection panels

• Prepare for and participate in local and international selection events

• Draft high-quality entrepreneur and company profiles used throughout the selection process

• Oversee the upkeep of operational data on candidate pipeline and selected entrepreneurs

• Acceleration of entrepreneur impact through Endeavor services

• Help selected Endeavor Entrepreneurs grow faster and more effectively by proactively managing their required services (Access to Capital, Mentors, Markets and Talent)

• Anticipate the needs of local selected entrepreneurs

• Contribute to the creation of new entrepreneur services where required in the local Atlanta market

Skills & Qualifications:

• Strong interest and passion for business, finance, entrepreneurship, and/or international development

• Zero to three years of relevant work experience in consulting, entrepreneurship, venture capital, or finance

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

• A roll up the sleeves attitude: is willing to go from interacting with executives and mentors one minute to taking detailed notes the next.

• High interpersonal and organizational abilities and strong attention to detail

• Strength in business areas and an understanding of finance, with an ability to identify and evaluate entrepreneurs, business models, growth markets and business trends and companies

• Flexibility and willingness to travel

• Familiarity with business software products (GSuite, MS Office, Salesforce, Excel modeling) a plus

Works With:

Manager, Entrepreneur Selection & Growth, Endeavor Atlanta

Managing Director, Endeavor Atlanta

Marketing Manager, Endeavor Atlanta

Strong likelihood to work with and develop relationships with offices around the world

Apply Here: https://endeavor.org/work-with-us/