Project Coordinator
Remote
Singapore
Job description

You will support program operations, community management, and stakeholder engagement for Accelerating Asia’s startup programs. We’ll depend on you to support the execution of each startup program/ project to a high standard while working closely with the Program Manager to drive business expansion throughout the Southeast and South Asian region and ensure that all our clients and startups have an awesome experience working with us

WHAT WE OFFER

If you want to immerse yourself in a startup environment, this is a great place to be. You will be introduced to new ways of working and thinking and have the opportunity to expand your skill set. And all while getting paid for it and working within a flexible, casual work environment. Yay!

Expect to learn new things everyday as you interact with startups, investors and partners solving big problems with cutting-edge technology.

Be prepared to hit the ground running and absorb everything like a sponge. This will be a challenging work environment and you will be encouraged to try new things, learn, fail, and iterate. We offer competitive remuneration, have an unlimited leave and flexible work-from-wherever policy.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
  • Work cross-functionally with the Accelerating Asia team to execute on project deliverables
  • Help build up a community around the program consisting of mentors, investors, business development professionals, and other stakeholders that will be valuable assets to the startups.
  • Some programs are run on behalf of clients and the Project Coordinator will be managing up to 2 projects/ programs at any given time depending on the scope of the project.
  • You will be expected to provide client updates, end of program reports, respond to client and startup enquiries ensure we maintain a positive working relationship with our stakeholders throughout the project
  • Ensure that clients and startups receive responses to their queries in a timely manner and have an awesome experience working with us
  • Operational tasks include planning and executing events such as our weekly ecosystem events, as well as coordinating with the team and startups on the program curriculum.
  • The Project Coordinator will also support startups with access to resources and networks and act as a connector to the Accelerating Asia’s platform

Requirements
  • You have an incredibly high attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • You’re a problem-solver and are comfortable working without much guidance and in an environment that can seem vague at times
  • There will be a lot of writing and communicating with stakeholders so excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must (by the way, one of our values is being upfront and honest)
  • Did we mention high attention to detail? We’re serious about detail so if you noticed this, as part of your application please send us a photo of your dream holiday location
  • You can manage your time like are pro and are comfortable working under deadlines, coordinating project timelines and ensuring we stick to them
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment (we aim to get back to clients within 24 hours of receiving their enquiry!)
  • You embrace digital tools and are comfortable with automating your workflow – this is important! At Accelerating Asia, we live on digital tools like ActiveCampaign, Anduin, Zapier, Slack, Notion, Xero and more.
  • Previous experience in a similar role or at a startup is a bonus
HOW YOU WILL KNOW HOW AWESOME YOU ARE:
  • Our team thinks your work is accurate, clear, and organized
  • Our team knows that we can rely on you - you are trustworthy, dependable, and can think out of the box to get things done
  • Our stakeholders have an excellent experience interacting with you
ABOUT ACCELERATING ASIA

Accelerating Asia is a Singapore based venture capital fund and award-winning startup accelerator. At Accelerating Asia we are driven by helping people succeed. We work with our partners and startups to unlock potential and deliver high impact solutions by providing access to the tools, resources, and networks to accelerate growth.

Our flagship program targets pre-series A startups and the venture capital fund invests in high-potential, high-growth enterprises to take them to the next level. Through strategic partnerships with multinationals, governments, development organisations and education institutions, we support better engagement with startups and more effective implementation of new technologies. At the core of the work we do is the guiding belief that entrepreneurs are humanity’s greatest catalysts for positive change.

THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

Applications will be received on an ongoing basis until the role is filled.