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weXelerate is the largest startup hub in the CEE region and will serve more than 100 selected startups from around the world in an accelerator program each year. With weXelerate, one of the world’s largest startup hubs will be located in the heart of Vienna, focusing on the three fields of innovation: IoT, fintech and media.

Do you want to be part of an inspiring and innovative team and set the tone for the future? Are you ready to be part of a great project and to implement your ideas in a dynamic and flexible environment? Our team is looking for

Program Manager – weXelerate Accelerator

The Program Manager is responsible for the administrative duties, operations, and the execution of the program from the pre-program stage, through the program, and the post-program stage. He keeps the train running on time. As a passionate organizer, the Program Manager is planning, organizing and coordinating the temporal as well as the organizational processes of all partner companies, which are defined and managed within the scope of the weXelerate program. Being comfortable with tackling new problems and therefore a willingness to learn is a must. We are looking for a Program Manager to grow with weXelerate as a global organization. This is a full-time position for an intrapreneur. An intrapreneur is a person with strong entrepreneurial drive and strength in execution. Able to withstand resistance, the intrapreneur does not look for excuses but rather for solutions. Ideally a business creator and manager in one person, the intrapreneur knows that a combination of the entrepreneurial mindset and management skills-set is the key to success.

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Engage with weXelerate founders and coordinate activities, meetings and planning events
  • Follow best practices and execute upon outlined content and curriculum of the program
  • Intensive monitoring of the entire accelerator process and relationships management with weXelerate partners
  • Manage relationships with local and global sponsors of weXelerate
  • Processing of inquiries
  • Calendar management (mentors, talks, events, general programming)
  • Professional on-site contact for all organizational needs

Qualifications: 

  • Training and experience in event planning and event logistics
  • Experience in fast-paced project or program management focused position
  • Strong interest in the discourse around technology, startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital
  • Excellent German and English skills
  • Passionate organizer
  • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities
  • Durable and flexible
  • Fits the weXelerate’s culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)

Perks And Compensation: 

  • Competitive salary, 50.000,- to 70.000,- p.a. compensation, commensurate with experience
  • Professional development stipend
  • Deep exposure to weXelerate’s network of 5000+ top calibre entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and corporations

We are looking forward to receiving your application documents including your CV and motivation letter to: