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New York Fellowship Coordinator
📍 New York, USA

Bond Collective 55 Broadway

[Expired] - New York Fellowship Coordinator

Coworking Space:
Bond Collective 55 Broadway
New York, USA Mezz, 55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, United States

The PresenTense Group employs entrepreneurship as a tool to grow local economies, enrich community life and solve critical issues facing society. Through our community- based accelerators, innovation workshops and entrepreneurship consulting, we aim to make entrepreneurship accessible to all and accelerate social impact in communities across the globe. Over the past 7 years, we have run more than 50 accelerators and launched over 630 ventures.

We are a hard-working, laid back (yet professional!) and flat team, and are looking for a part-time New York Fellowship Coordinator to strategize and execute PresenTense’s only in-house Accelerator with ease and enthusiasm. As the fourth staff member on our small and nimble team, you will play an integral part of the important work we do, so you must be passionate all 20 hours a week you come to work.

This job is a part-time, 20 hour per week position for November 2014 through June 2015. Compensation will be $15,000 for the duration of your time with us, with the potential to continue past June contingent upon organizational needs. Please note that many events required for this position are held on nights and weekends because all Fellowship programming is held outside of normal working hours!

About The Role

The PresenTense NYC Fellowship Coordinator is a high-growth professional opportunity for anyone interested in business development, community development and entrepreneurship education. Reporting to the Director of Programs and Business Development, this self-motivated, organized professional will join an international team of high-level professionals and educators.

The fellowship coordinator is responsible for implementing the PresenTense NYC Fellowship including:

  • Oversight of admissions process for PresenTense NYC Fellows: launch application, recruit applicants, and administer selection process in conjunction with local volunteers and PresenTense staff
  • Recruit, manage, and communicate regularly with local volunteer base that includes an steering committee, topical speakers, and mentors and coaches working directly with fellows
  • Supervise and communicate regularly with fellows; provide hand-on support to them in developing their ventures and connecting to the local Jewish community
  • Execute fellowship programming, including but not limited to: coordinating fellow seminars, committee meetings, fellow gatherings, “roundtable” speakers series, and the culminating Launch Night event for fellows
  • Oversee and maintain the program budget
  • Build relationships and network with participants in the program and the larger Jewish and social innovation networks throughout NYC as an ambassador
  • Be a part of our network of PresenTense coordinators in cities throughout the U.S. and the globe
  • Execute program evaluation process

Experience That Will Be Useful

  • Program management
  • Event coordination and planning
  • Volunteer management
  • Knowledge of the Jewish communal and/or social innovation space
  • Marketing, design, and social media is a plus!

And Traits That You Should Possess

  • A passion for networking and connecting, a true “people person”
  • A near-neurotic need to ensure order, process, operations and logistics
  • Interest in social entrepreneurship and a burning desire to change the world
  • Passion for a vibrant Jewish future
  • Interest in learning and adopting new technologies
  • Adaptable, honest, confident and enthusiastic
  • Eager to learn and contribute to a small team with big impact
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
  • Self starter and resourceful
  • Excellence in time management
  • Willingness to take on tasks both big and small
  • The ability to dream big and start small

Time requirement: 20 hours per week (flexible); combination of office working hours and event coordination (weeknights and weekends).

Benefits: Compensation, access to a coworking space, fresh brewed coffee, professional development, ability to wake up in the morning knowing you are changing the world

Location: Bond Collective, 115 East 23rd Street at Park Avenue (coworking space)

To apply: Please apply by October 27. We will review applications and screen promising candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Full time