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Program Manager

We are looking for a Program Manager who is highly motivated and self-directed in achieving program objectives to join our team. If you are a tech-savvy professional, experienced in program operations, sponsorship and promotional events, we would like to meet you.

 

You will be deeply involved in program operation, execution, demo day and closely work with the Program Director.

A little bit about us:

SparkLabs Taipei is part of the SparkLabs accelerator network — a global accelerator network founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Established in 2018, SparkLabs Taipei offers a strategically designed accelerator program to help founders grow and scale their startups into world-class businesses. Since our inception, we’ve already accelerated 35 startups. ​

A short brief on your role:

Our Program Manager will play a role in supporting our ecosystem activities, mainly assisting with the development and execution of the accelerator program and related events.
 
Our ideal candidate should have exceptional oral and written communication skills in both Chinese and English, and is able to plan and execute projects and events. We prefer someone who’s a detail-oriented person with great time management and project management skills. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support in building our pipeline of startup accelerator applicants. 

  • Support the Accelerator Program in developing necessary tracking tools and documents to foster program flow and efficiency, utilize system analytics and reporting to improve decision-making.

  • Support the maintenance and further refinement of a centralized online information sharing and project management platform to ensure it continues to meet the changing needs of our program work. 

  • Support a broad spectrum of day-to-day work duties as related to operations of the organization

  • Assist the Program Director with ongoing campaigns and events.

  • Connect with local organizations and identify potential partners.

 

Requirements:

  • Have 2+ years of hands-on experience in project management and executing events of all sizes, including virtual events.

  • Able to be self-directed in achieving project objectives.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Chinese and English.

  • Excellent teamwork and a fast learner.

  • Exceptional project management skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask in order to balance multiple projects and deadlines to meet objectives.

Preferred (not required, but good to have):

  • Familiarity with the startup scene and culture

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, and tight-knit company

  • Have knowledge in VCs/accelerators/corporate innovation

 

Who you will be working with?

  • Program Director (Mainly)

  • Program Manager

How to Apply

To indicate your interest in this job opening, please 

  1. Send your CV to team@sparklabstaipei.com 

  2. With the email subject line: [Apply] SparkLabs Taipei Team - (Role you want to apply) -(Your Name).

  3. Provide a 2 pager (A4) brief summary of

    • Your favorite company in our portfolio and why?

    • A technology or industry that you believe is poised for growth

    • A private company you’d want to invest in and why?

 

Kindly note that although we would like to get back to all applicants, only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding!