Looking for a once in a lifetime opportunity?

Do you want to be part of a thriving innovation ecosystem, work with some of Austria’s best known brands, and get to know more than 100 startups from various industries each year? If you are looking for one of the sexiest offices in Vienna, housing a highly motivated team that is working on nothing less than Europe’s biggest innovation and startup hub on 9.000m2, we might be your perfect match.

The position we are looking for adds to the accelerator program management team, and deals with the entire process of scouting and screening Europe’s best startups, on-boarding them to the accelerator twice a year, shaping a meaningful program for the time of their program and managing alumni connections afterwards.  Partner and investor relations are a crucial part in all processes. Being comfortable walking down unknown paths, a „doing“ mentality and problem-solving attitude are a must.  We are looking for a full time program manager to grow with weXelerate as a global organization, with strong entrepreneurial drive and strength in execution. Candidates need to be equally strategic as operational and have a strong vision paired with a management skillset.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Planning, executing and controlling scouting and screening processes including growth hacking practices
  • Managing partner and investor relations including the closing of contracts
  • Planning, executing and controlling the accelerator program
  • Engaging with accelerator participants including individual support
  • Professional on-site contact for all enquiries related to the accelerator
  • Representing weXelerate at internal and external events
  • Identifying opportunities for growth
  • Fostering organizational learning and process automation

What we’re looking for: 

  • Experience in a startup environment
  • Experience in growth hacking (a good understanding of metrics, basic understanding of Facebook business manager, Google AdWords, the concept of conversion funnels,…)
  • Experience in a fast-paced project or program management focused position
  • Strong interest in the discourse around technology, startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital
  • Strong personal network in the area of innovation & startups
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent German and English skills
  • Passionate organizer with a doing-mentality
  • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities
  • Durable and flexible
  • Fits the weXelerate’s culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)

What we’re offering: 

  • Access to Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem including leading corporates, high potential startups and a large network of partners
  • Opportunity to expand your professional network in the field of innovation
  • Position yourself in an international startup community
  • A highly motivated team in one of the nicest offices in Vienna
  • Flexible working hours and setting in a creative environment
  • A cozy cafeteria, table tennis tournaments, bean bags & more
  • Access to trainings on all innovation and startup related topics
  • Competitive annual salary corresponding with qualification and experience, starting at 32.000 € according to Austrian collective agreement

We are looking forward to receiving your application documents including your CV and motivation letter to mona.huebl@wexelerate.com.