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Platform Manager - London

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Huckletree Stamp
Huckletree's London coworking spaces in Shoreditch and White City
Launch of London coworking space Huckletree Shoreditch

Huckletree is part of the exciting, diverse and rapidly growing coworking landscape. The Platform Manager Role will give you the opportunity to develop and nurture early-stage startups through our in house accelerator, the Alpha Programme.

We are looking for an experienced operator - someone who loves connecting people and has experience in the worlds of venture and/or accelerators - to join us as our Platform Manager with the mission to identify how we can have the biggest impact on our member companies. The role will involve working alongside our location community teams, as well as our marketing, programming and business development teams, all against the backdrop of London’s thriving tech ecosystem and fast paced startup landscape.

Job Details

Pro-Rated Salary

Salary based on experience, plus equity.

Holiday Days

33 Days & Birthday Leave!

Full-Time

You will be working from: Huckletree's HQ in Clerkenwell, London.

The Platform Manager's main focus will be the Alpha Programme: our 12-week long accelerator for intensive accelerator programme for mobile application startups at pre-seed stage. Our aim is to make the first steps of their entrepreneurial journey structured and impactful, as they progress towards raising their seed round. Our Platform Manager will be tasked with the success of the Alpha Programme and will guide the design, development, and strategy, to help our members to move fast, innovate rapidly, fill their teams with extraordinary talent and build great companies. This person will be tasked with developing the programme and ensuring its effective execution across our locations.

In lieu of a cover letter, please share a short video (maximum 2 minutes) telling us why you’re a good fit for our team, why you want to join us and what extra kick you’ll be bringing to the table. Please note that applications without a video will not be considered.

    • Maximise the impact we can have on our members by making introductions and pulling in relevant resources from your network
    • Design the next iteration of the Alpha Programme, taking into consideration our feedback on what has worked best previously
    • Outreach the best pre-seed startups to apply for the programme
    • Manage the initial pitch applications, vetting the applications and propose your selection to Management
    • Build, execute and manage the programme, liaising between the founders, speakers, mentors and partners to coordinate events
    • Ensure cohesion with our Programming Lead and Events Managers on the ground so that everyone knows what will be happening, and when
    • Constantly seek to build relationships with new successful entrepreneurs and prospective partners and speakers and to develop important relationships for the Alpha Programme
    • Never stop seeking to identify areas for innovation and improvement

    • You have an entrepreneurial, venture capital or consultancy background (ideally in consumer products) and/or experience at an accelerator programme
    • You have a BA/BS/MBA etc. and strong technical skills are optional, but preferred
    • You have a passion for making entrepreneurs more successful and influencing the way disruptive companies are built
    • You love making new contacts, networking and connecting people
    • You have a demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and rapidly changing environment
    • You have the ability to apply both creativity and critical thinking to all decisions
    • You have strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
    • You have excellent written and oral communication skills

    You’ll have access to a wide range of perks aimed to support you in all areas of your life. These include:

    - Huckletree Company Equity

    - Third Year, Fully Paid Sabbatical

    - Unlimited Free GP & Therapy Appointments

    - Annual "Work From Any Huckletree" Allowance

    - Diversity Program

    - Unlimited Mental Health Days

    - 33 Days Holiday & Birthday Leave

    - Professional Development

    - Personal Curiosity Budget

    - Anniversary Milestones

    - Pension Scheme

    - Birthday Celebration Budget

    - Company-Wide Socials

    - New Equipment

    - Weekly Fruit Drop

    address
    191 Wood Lane
    W12 7FP, London