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Expa // startup studio working with founders to develop new products
 
SF, LA, New York City, Remote    Posted: Monday, May 09, 2022
 
   
 
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At Expa were dedicated to being the best place for entrepreneurs to create & build companies. Expa was founded in 2013 by Uber co-founder Garrett Camp to help bring great ideas to life. Were builders, founders, & operators ourselves, know the struggles that come with starting a new company, & what it takes to succeed. We support entrepreneurs with more than just funding we offer a valuable network, office space, & our advice & expertise.

Were hiring a Community Manager who will be responsible for engaging & cultivating our community of founders. Being an entrepreneur is oftentimes a lonely journey & we want our community of founders to have the support of experts & other entrepreneurs going through similar journeys. Youll be the connective force between our founders, the Expa team, our advisors, & the broader community. 

This individual will work in an unstructured yet goal-directed environment. It will be up to them to take top-level goals, translate them into tangible workstreams & initiatives, then execute effectively.

Expa is a tight-knit, cross-functional team that avoids politics, moves quickly & supports one another. We are growing our team of like-minded individuals who share an ethos of empathy, service, & curiosity.

Responsibilities

  • Build & maintain relationships with founding team members of our portfolio companies
  • Design & execute programming that will foster connections in our community, understanding & directly addressing entrepreneurs needs, both IRL & virtually
  • Develop the end to end event programming calendar & cadence for event strategy, incorporating various forms of content & event formats
  • Help design an impactful agenda of content, activities, & speakers for all events, continually ideating creative ways to inspire attendees & enhance the learning experience
  • Welcome people into our community with an exceptionally delightful experiencefrom a personal introduction, sending welcome kits, to making introductions to the family
  • Make connections within Expa network members online & offlineto the right people, at the right time
  • Build peer groups between functional leaders within the portfolio to enable collaboration & knowledge sharing via off-line & online mediums
  • Facilitate introductions for our community members to experts & other folks that would benefit them
  • Identify, create & foster meaningful relationships with people & organizations in the startup ecosystem
  • Create & maintain intentional spaces for founders to meaningfully connect, ask questions, & share experiences

Requirements

  • 4+ years in a Community position, preferably in VC or accelerator/incubator space
  • Experience working with entrepreneurs & senior leaders
  • Posses hands-on proficiency & experience with many online tools for managing community, social media interactions, event production, & project management
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills with a proven ability to foster communication & cooperation among diverse individuals online & offline
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at Expa; teamwork is essential to this role
  • Self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity & motivated to experiment new strategies to build community while meeting deadlines & delivering at a high caliber
  • Excellent project management skills with strong attention to detail
  • High EQ; able to build trust with the community 
 
 
 
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