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Membership and Community Assistant
📍 Austin, USA

Capital Factory

[Expired] - Membership and Community Assistant

Capital Factory
Coworking Space:
Capital Factory
Austin, USA 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

The Memberships & Community Assistant creates a community within Capital Factory that is comfortable, engaging, and constantly interesting by implementing events, perks, sponsorships, and more. Responsibilities also include coordinating monthly member happy hours, ordering food and drinks, along with marketing events to our members. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in events/marketing and should be prepared to enter a fast paced work environment.

About Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S. Last year more than 100,000 entrepreneurs, programmers and designers gathered day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes and coworking. We meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. According to Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active investor in Texas since 2013.

Working for Capital Factory is the best way to gain hands-on experience while being surrounded by best in Austin tech talent. If you are in search of a career in the tech entrepreneurial scene, this is the place to get started.

About You...


  • You love startups. You think technology and entrepreneurship are interesting & exciting.
  • You love to track and measure everything.
  • You are organized and plan ahead, but you don’t get stressed out when things change at the last minute.
  • You’re unfazeable. When everyone else is getting stressed or excited, you keep your cool.
  • You love talking to new people and networking.
  • You find doing repeatable tasks enjoyable, therapeutic, and meaningful.
  • You are excited to work in the middle of downtown Austin and have reliable transportation.
  • You are a problem solver. You look for ways to make things work better and how to turn chaos into systems.
  • You have a reliable laptop computer and smartphone.
  • You must be available during SXSW (Spring Break) and Startup Week (the week between Austin City Limits Music Fest).
  • You get to Inbox Zero every day.
  • You are available in person to work 15 - 20 hours per week during business hours and after hours as needed.
  • You plan to stay in Austin and in this position for at least three months.


Required Skills

  • Great interpersonal and communications skills
  • Organization, politeness and poise in a sometimes hectic environment
  • Familiarity with Google Apps (email, calendar, drive, etc.), Slack and Facebook
  • Ability to multi-task and take initiative
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Hardworking and dedicated work ethic
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal skills


Required Duties

  • Creating and executing all community engagement events
  • Coordinating all CE events and marketing them to members
  • Moving desks
  • Placing/Removing name cards
  • Communicating with Facilities
  • Answering member questions about their experiences on site
  • A managerial approach to problem solving
  • Assisting with planning and executing new member orientations


You’ll work closely with...

  • Melissa Schwartz, Memberships Coordinator
  • Kate Trumpower, Marketing Manager
  • Dezireh Azarian, Finance Manager
  • Alexandria Marr, Events Manager
  • Freddy Purches, Accelerator Team


Typical day

  • Check emails
  • Send out lead generation emails from tours
  • Onboard/offboard members
  • Place/remove desk tents
  • Plan e-mail campaigns on Mailchimp
  • Plan the next Community Showcase
  • Post on FB/Slack about community events/day-of perks
  • Assist with other tasks like tours, facilities, events
  • Various projects with department heads.



  • Wage: $7.25 per hour
  • Paid vacation time for holidays.
  • Co-working membership at Capital Factory with garage parking space, onsite gym
  • $175/month in UBER credit towards travel to and from the office
Part time