This page lists positions for which SecondMuse is currently hiring. We are always looking to engage with motivated, talented individuals, regardless of which positions we currently have open.

 

About SecondMuse

SecondMuse collaborates with organizations to bring new thinking and solutions to complex issues facing humanity. We use a network-centered innovation approach to understand, identify, develop and propel key innovations to unlock transformational change.

We believe that the key to human prosperity is the coming together of diverse thinking and coordinated action to solve the really tough challenges. We create and facilitate this process. Our team builds capacity in people to think about challenges in a different way and create alternative solutions. We help facilitate this ongoing process using the principles of design thinking, curated collaboration, and open innovation, creating opportunities for change across organizations and industries.

SecondMuse is a certified B Corporation with 45+ employees from NYC to San Francisco, Washington DC to Melbourne, Australia and Bali, Indonesia. Over the past eight years, we have engaged 150,000 participants, prototyping more than 30,000 solutions including both hardware and software. We have screened more than 13,000 entrepreneurs and accelerated over 100 high-impact companies. These companies have raised over 100 million dollars and created a market value of over half a billion dollars. Our clients and partners include:  Intel, Google, Nike, eBay, IKEA, NYCEDC, NASA, USAID, UNEP, AustraliaDFAT and the World Bank.

It is a core belief at SecondMuse that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, and we seek to reflect that on our team as well. We are an equal opportunity employer actively seeking to build an inclusive company in service to our mission.

SecondMuse USA

Executive Assistant

Location

This position is based in either Albuquerque, New Mexico or Portland, Oregon. Relocation expenses are not provided.

About the Position

SecondMuse is seeking a detail-oriented administrator to support our global and fast growing company.  This role will support the U.S. based leaders responsible for driving company global growth, marketing and operations. SecondMuse champions and supports the growth of regional and sector ecosystems by designing and leading programs that involve workshops, events, mentorship networks, and curriculum to build and grow impactful businesses. At the core of our community-sourced approach is a dedication to creating and fostering cohesive narratives and deep relationships throughout the ecosystem. We invite you to help build with us; leverage our proven strategies to build strong communities and influence local, regional and global networks; and add your own swagger to our growing team and portfolio of programs.

About You

Your core skill set lies in organization and catching the details others miss, and working well with people. You love interacting, learning new things, simplifying complexity, and ensuring things run smoothly. When a challenge is presented, you not only offer potential solutions but help make them happen.

Your Primary Job Duties   

  • Partner Support: Help manage the schedule of the managing partners (meeting requests, speaking opportunities, partnership collaborations, expense reports, travel coordination) in a responsive, professional manner; organize and manage follow up actions.
  • Office Management: Help keep our virtual office in tip top shape so it’s a welcoming, energizing experience for our team members by supporting with physical goods and virtual care items.
  • Event Planning: Take a lead role alongside internal/external help in logistical coordination for numerous events around the globe such as workshops, company face to face meetings, program summits.
  • Light Bookkeeping: Work with finance manager to ensure accounts payable and receivable, vendor processing, and accounting processes are running smoothly.
  • Other Administrative Duties: Generating reports and presentations for various stakeholders; organizing contracts and files; researching and purchasing from vendors; meetings and taking minutes.
  • Light HR Support:  support on managing job posts and onboarding new US hires.
  • Kind and Altruistic Actions:  Recognizes the importance of doing high quality work while creating space to laugh along the way.

Compensation

  • $32k-$40k dependent on experience
  • 4 weeks’ paid vacation per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401K contribution

How to Apply

Send resume & one-page cover letter, both in pdf format, to careers@seconduse.com with “Executive Assistant” in the subject heading. Application deadline – Nov. 30, 2018.

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

Battle Creek Program Director

Location – Battle Creek, MI

Background

We are looking for a Program Director for our Battle Creek-based SecondMuse Cities team that runs business incubation programs. This position will be responsible for leading an innovation challenge program, including initial design, project management, implementation, and client relationship. This is a full-time position based in the City of Battle Creek, MI.

The ideal candidate has an advanced degree and years of experience managing  entrepreneurial, civic, and/or innovation projects. This person should bring a proven track record designing new programs, building sustainable initiatives, and/or growing organizations. The goal is to support new businesses and grow existing ones to make Battle Creek a better place to live and work. Specific knowledge of the region, business growth methodologies and/or commercial sectors a plus.

The Opportunity

Open up and build 21st century economies in Battle Creek with us! SecondMuse has been at the vanguard of global innovation for over a decade, working with visionary cities, governments, organizations and startups to build financially meaningful and self-sustaining economic systems—what we call “lasting economies.” At the core of our economies are communities and networks, not goods and services. We successfully build economies across borders, industries and mandates because we put people first. From Brooklyn to Bali, our programs span geographies, scales and sectors. What makes us different from other accelerators or innovation agencies? Ours is not a zero-sum game. Our focus is not the next unicorn; we are building economies where everyone succeeds. We invite you to join our Battle Creek team and build with us; to leverage our learnings and approaches to build strong communities and influence local, regional and global networks; and to add your own swagger to our growing team and portfolio of programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead project design and implementation, including sourcing of participants, stakeholder engagement, and partner recruitment.
  • Facilitate programming, including educational workshops, pitch events, and other solutions.
  • Create a realistic project work plan, with input from team members. Starts the project rapidly and efficiently. Coordinates team activity to ensure that work is delivered on-time.
  • Manage the local team, envisioned as two other people, along with vendor relationships.
  • Take responsibility for overall quality, ensuring that deliverables are exceptional.
  • Track the project budget, to ensure work is completed within scope.
  • Open this new office, create solutions for business owners in the community, and improve the entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Be kind and altruistic. Recognize the importance of doing high quality work while creating space to laugh along the way.

Key Skills and Capacities

  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented; entrepreneurial mindset is a must.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across different sectors effectively – able to engage startup founders to funders to government to corporate partners and more.
  • Thoughtful listener with a willingness to seek and consider multiple perspectives and possible solutions.
  • Organized; developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Trustworthy and accountable to commitments.
  • Ability to identify partners that can improve the program; establish thriving relationships with them.
  • Orientation to and understanding of triple bottom line business approaches.
  • Familiarity with human-centered design principles is a plus.
  • Experience with innovation methodologies such as business accelerators, incubation, collaborative design and challenges.

Interested? Here are the Next Steps

Send your resume, one-page cover letter and one-page writing sample – all in pdf format – to careers@secondmuse.com with ‘Battle Creek Program Director’ in the subject heading. Application deadline – Nov. 30, 2018.

Resume

  • Include links to stories, social media, sites, blogs or anything you’ve written or created (that you love)

Cover Letter (one-page maximum)

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What do you bring to a team?
  • Tell us about your experience with an innovation challenge or similar types of program.

Sample Project Plan

  • Please share a sample project plan that you have created or a page describing how you would run and facilitate a codesign session.

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

Battle Creek Community Manager

Location – Battle Creek, MI

Job Description

This opportunity is for a Community Manager to play a key role in the new Battle Creek, Michigan-based SecondMuse business improvement program. The goal is to foster sustainable local economic development and community betterment through Community Sourced Incubation initiatives. This brings to Michigan a model used in other locations, including New York State, Philadelphia, southwest Florida, Indonesia, and more.

The Community Manager will support the implementation of a portfolio of programs that create new opportunities for entrepreneurs and make Battle Creek a better place to work and live. The Community Manager will be responsible for marketing, communications and promotions for the program and for business participants. This is a full-time position based in Battle Creek, with potential for growth in the Company.

The Opportunity
SecondMuse champions and supports the growth of city ecosystems by designing and leading programs that involve workshops, events, mentorship networks, curriculum, and other efforts to build and grow impactful businesses. At the core of our community-sourced approach is a dedication to creating and fostering cohesive narratives and deep relationships throughout the ecosystem. We invite you to help build with us; leverage our proven strategies to build strong communities and influence local, regional and global networks; and add your own contribution to our growing team and portfolio of programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of this program with a specific focus on community engagement and relationship building.
  • Manage program communications: Twitter, Instagram, Mailchimp, Slack, Blog, strategic email and website content.
  • Support incubation and organizational events, workshops and convenings by promoting them and sharing out stories. Help lead experience design of events.
  • Head into the field to develop new relationships with stakeholders and deepen existing ones, bringing your own experience, network and universe.
  • Schedule and hold yourself accountable to monthly editorial calendars, impact tracking, and highlighting favorite moments along the journey.
  • Develop decks, case studies and communications assets for the Battle Creek team and wider SecondMuse Cities business unit.
  • Be kind and altruistic. Recognize the importance of doing high quality work while creating space to laugh along the way.

Key Skills and Capacities

  • At least five years experience in marketing, community-building, journalism, communications, organization building (or equivalent efforts where you honed your craft)
  • Interested in supporting startups, communities and economic development
  • Deep passion for helping people tell their story
  • Comfortable meeting, engaging and building relationships with new people
  • Good grammar, language and an original voice
  • Appreciation for teamwork and the consistent rhythm of feedback that’s required to do exceptional work
  • Well-organized, with attention to detail

 Interested? Here are the Next Steps

Send your resume, one-page cover letter and one-page writing sample – all in PDF format – to careers@secondmuse.com with Battle Creek Community Manager in the subject heading. Application deadline – Nov. 30, 2018.

Resume

  • Include links to stories, social media, sites, blogs or anything you’ve written or created (that you love)

Cover Letter (one-page maximum)

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What’s a story?
  • What do you bring to a team?
  • Send to careers@secondmuse.com with ‘Battle Creek Community Manager’ in the subject heading.

Writing Sample (one-page maximum)

  • You’ve landed solo on Venus and, surprisingly, there’s a cluster of houses and a vibrant community. There’s also one house with your name on it. What comes next?

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

Battle Creek Program Associate

 

Location – Battle Creek, MI

Background

SecondMuse is a fast-paced company working on open innovation projects  throughout the US and around the world. We are looking for a high performing self-starter who combines a passion for new paths in economic development with a desire to make a difference. This position requires an independent, intellectually curious, and detail-oriented problem solver, critical thinker, and communicator to do deep engagement in the City of Battle Creek, MI.

We are seeking an early professional to serve as part of a team to implement innovative new programs that help entrepreneurs.  The team will build a sustainable stronger eco-system that helps innovators to thrive and improves neighborhoods and communities through the City.  This position will be at the program frontline, connecting with people and organizations in the community and organizing events – leading to lasting change that makes Battle Creek a better place to live and work.

The Opportunity

Open up and build 21st century economies in Battle Creek with us! SecondMuse has been at the vanguard of global innovation for over a decade, working with visionary cities, governments, organizations and startups to build financially meaningful and self-sustaining economic systems—what we call “lasting economies.” At the core of our economies are communities and networks, not goods and services. We successfully build economies across borders, industries and mandates because we put people first. From Brooklyn to Bali, our programs span geographies, scales and sectors.

What makes us different from other accelerators or innovation agencies? Ours is not a zero-sum game. Our focus is not the next unicorn; we are building economies where everyone succeeds. We invite you to join our Battle Creek team and build with us locally; to leverage our learnings and approaches to build strong communities and influence local, regional and global networks; and to add your own swagger to our growing team and portfolio of programs.

Key Position Responsibilities

  • Plan logistics and help manage large production workshops and meetings details.
  • Help ideate and support the program team’s design of new initiatives in Battle Creek.
  • Engage with entrepreneurs and innovators to help them advance towards their goals.
  • Co-create with the SecondMuse communication team to write high quality externally facing reports, briefing documents, presentations and collateral as well as drive social media and other communications.
  • Connect with community members and program stakeholders to build lasting relationships.

 Key Skills and Capacities

  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Disciplined in working independently
  • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, entrepreneurial organization within a collaborative environment
  • Good with people
  • Curious and learning orientated
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

Interested? Here are the Next Steps

Send your resume, one-page cover letter and one-page writing sample – all in pdf format – to careers@secondmuse.com with “Battle Creek Program Associate” in the subject heading. Application deadline – Nov. 30, 2018.

Resume

  • Include links to stories, social media, sites, blogs or anything you’ve written or created (that you love)

Cover Letter (one-page maximum)

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What do you bring to a team?
  • Tell us about your experience with an innovation challenge or similar types of program.

Sample Project Plan

  • Please share a sample project plan that you have created or a page describing how you would run and facilitate a codesign session.

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

Southwest Florida Program Director

 

Location – Fort Myers, FL

Background

We are looking for a Program Director for our Southwest Florida (SWFL) based SecondMuse Cities team that runs business incubation programs. This position will be responsible for leading an innovation challenge program, including initial design, project management, implementation, and client relationship. This is a full-time position based in the City of Ft. Myers.

The ideal candidate has an advanced degree and years of experience managing  entrepreneurial, civic, and/or innovation projects. This person should bring a proven track record designing new programs, building sustainable initiatives, and/or growing organizations. The goal is to support new businesses and grow existing ones to make SWFL a better place to live and work. Specific knowledge of the region, business growth methodologies and/or commercial sectors a plus.

The Opportunity

Open up and build 21st century economies in SWFL with us! SecondMuse has been at the vanguard of global innovation for over a decade, working with visionary cities, governments, organizations and startups to build financially meaningful and self-sustaining economic systems—what we call “lasting economies.” At the core of our economies are communities and networks, not goods and services. We successfully build economies across borders, industries and mandates because we put people first. From Brooklyn to Bali, our programs span geographies, scales and sectors. What makes us different from other accelerators or innovation agencies? Ours is not a zero-sum game. Our focus is not the next unicorn; we are building economies where everyone succeeds. We invite you to join our SWFL team and build with us; to leverage our learnings and approaches to build strong communities and influence local, regional and global networks; and to add your own swagger to our growing team and portfolio of programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead project design and implementation, including sourcing of participants, stakeholder engagement, and partner recruitment.
  • Facilitate programming, including educational workshops, pitch events, and other solutions.
  • Create a realistic project work plan, with input from team members. Starts the project rapidly and efficiently. Coordinates team activity to ensure that work is delivered on-time.
  • Manage the local team, envisioned as two other people, along with vendor relationships.
  • Take responsibility for overall quality, ensuring that deliverables are exceptional.
  • Track the project budget, to ensure work is completed within scope.
  • Open this new office, create solutions for business owners in the community, and improve the entrepreneurship eco-system.
  • Be kind and altruistic. Recognize the importance of doing high quality work while creating space to laugh along the way.

Key Skills and Capacities

  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented; entrepreneurial mindset is a must.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across different sectors effectively – able to engage startup founders to funders to government to corporate partners and more.
  • Thoughtful listener with a willingness to seek and consider multiple perspectives and possible solutions.
  • Organized; developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Trustworthy and accountable to commitments.
  • Ability to identify partners that can improve the program; establish thriving relationships with them.
  • Orientation to and understanding of triple bottom line business approaches.
  • Familiarity with human-centered design principles is a plus.
  • Experience with innovation methodologies such as business accelerators, incubation, collaborative design and challenges.

Interested? Here are the Next Steps

Send your resume, one-page cover letter and one-page writing sample – all in pdf format – to careers@secondmuse.com with ‘SWFL Program Director’ in the subject heading. Application deadline – Nov. 30, 2018.

Resume

  • Include links to stories, social media, sites, blogs or anything you’ve written or created (that you love)

Cover Letter (one-page maximum)

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What do you bring to a team?
  • Tell us about your experience with an innovation challenge or similar types of program.

Sample Project Plan

  • Please share a sample project plan that you have created or a page describing how you would run and facilitate a codesign session.

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

SWFL Program Associate

Location – Fort Myers, FL

Background

SecondMuse is a fast-paced company working on open innovation projects  throughout the US and around the world. We are looking for a high performing self-starter who combines a passion for new paths in economic development with a desire to make a difference. This position requires an independent, intellectually curious, and detail-oriented problem solver, critical thinker, and communicator to do deep engagement in Southwest Florida.

We are seeking an early professional to serve as part of a team to implement innovative new programs that help entrepreneurs.  The team will build a sustainable stronger eco-system that helps innovators to thrive and improves neighborhoods and communities throughout the region.  This position will be at the program frontline, connecting with people and organizations in the community and organizing events – leading to lasting change that makes the region a better place to live and work.

The Opportunity

Open up and build 21st century economies in SWFL with us! SecondMuse has been at the vanguard of global innovation for over a decade, working with visionary cities, governments, organizations and startups to build financially meaningful and self-sustaining economic systems—what we call “lasting economies.” At the core of our economies are communities and networks, not goods and services. We successfully build economies across borders, industries and mandates because we put people first. From Brooklyn to Bali, our programs span geographies, scales and sectors.

What makes us different from other accelerators or innovation agencies? Ours is not a zero-sum game. Our focus is not the next unicorn; we are building economies where everyone succeeds. We invite you to join our SWFL team and build with us locally; to leverage our learnings and approaches to build strong communities and influence local, regional and global networks; and to add your own swagger to our growing team and portfolio of programs.

Key Position Responsibilities

  • Plan logistics and help manage large production workshops and meetings details.
  • Help ideate and support the program team’s design of new initiatives in SWFL.
  • Engage with entrepreneurs and innovators to help them advance towards their goals.
  • Co-create with the SecondMuse communication team to write high quality externally facing reports, briefing documents, presentations and collateral as well as drive social media and other communications.
  • Connect with community members and program stakeholders to build lasting relationships.

Key Skills and Capacities

  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Disciplined in working independently
  • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, entrepreneurial organization within a collaborative environment
  • Good with people
  • Curious and learning orientated
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

Interested? Here are the Next Steps

Send your resume, one-page cover letter and one-page writing sample -all in pdf format – to careers@secondmuse.com with “SWFL Program Associate” in the subject heading. Application deadline – Nov. 30, 2018.

Resume

  • Include links to stories, social media, sites, blogs or anything you’ve written or created (that you love)

Cover Letter (one-page maximum)

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What do you bring to a team?
  • Tell us about your experience with an innovation challenge or similar types of program.

Sample Project Plan

  • Please share a sample project plan that you have created or a page describing how you would run and facilitate a codesign session.

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

NYC Program Coordinator

Job Description

We are looking for a Program Coordinator to join our team at SecondMuse New York, which runs Futureworks Incubator, Futureworks Shops, and M-Corps. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for communications and community management for a high-tech innovation challenge program, including outreach and engagement, social media, events, press engagement and creating and implementing the overall experience of program participants. This is a full-time position based in New York City and will report to the project’s Program Manager.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience in communications or community management for civic tech and/or innovation projects. Specific knowledge around information technology, data, blockchain, open innovation, and established relationships with tech thought leaders are a plus. The job requires travel throughout the city and may require some travel to meet with SecondMuse teammates outside of NYC. Candidates must be located in New York City.

The Opportunity

Open up and build 21st century economies in NYC with us! SecondMuse has been at the vanguard of global innovation for over a decade, working with visionary cities, governments, organizations and startups to build financially meaningful and self-sustaining economic systems—what we call “economies of the future.” At the core of our economies are communities and networks, not goods and services. We successfully build economies across borders, industries and mandates because we put people first. From Brooklyn to Bali, our programs span geographies, scales and sectors. What makes us different from other accelerators or innovation agencies? Ours is not a zero-sum game. Our focus is not the next unicorn; we are building economies where everyone succeeds. We invite you to join our NYC team and build with us; to leverage our learnings and approaches to build strong communities and influence local, regional and global networks; and to add your own swagger to our growing team and portfolio of programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Community management and relationship building with a core focus on the engagement of government agencies and high-tech startups.
  • Manage program communications: Twitter, Instagram, Mailchimp, Slack, Blog, strategic email and Website content.
  • Support program events, workshops, and convenings through outreach, promotion, planning, design and facilitation.
  • Curate, write and share the stories of startups, partners, brands and clients.
  • Develop new relationships with stakeholders and deepen existing ones, bringing your own unique experience, network, and world into our world.
  • Schedule and hold yourself accountable to monthly editorial calendars, impact tracking (likes, engagements, shares, impressions) and highlighting favorite moments along the journey.
  • Keep our relationship databases immaculate, with pride.
  • Contribute to program design and implementation strategy with a focus on how communications contributes to and strengthens relationship-building.
  • Develop decks, case studies, and communications assets for supported programs.
  • Be kind and altruistic. Recognize the importance of doing high quality work while creating space to laugh along the way.

Key Skills and Capacities

  • One to three  years experience in marketing, journalism, social media, communications, or community-building (or somewhere else where you honed your craft)
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across different sectors effectively – able to engage startup founders to funders to government to corporate partners and more
  • A deep passion for helping people tell their story
  • Thoughtful listener with a willingness to seek and consider multiple perspectives and possible solutions.
  • Ability to identify partners that can improve the program and establish and build relationships with them.
  • Driven to meet, engage and build relationships with new people
  • Perfect grammar, language and an original voice
  • An appreciation for teamwork and the consistent rhythm of feedback that’s required to do exceptional work
  • Well-organized with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented
  • Humble swagger that carries you through the challenges that life throws your way
  • Trustworthy and accountable to commitments

Interested? Here are the Next Steps

Send your resume, one-page cover letter and one-page writing sample in pdf format to careers@secondmuse.com with NYC Program Coordinator in the subject heading.

Resume

  • Include links to stories, social media, sites, blogs or anything you’ve written or created (that you love)

Cover Letter (one-page maximum)

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What’s a story?
  • What do you bring to a team?
  • Tell us about your experience with an innovation challenge or similar types of program.

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

Project Manager

Location – Washington D.C.

Job Description

We are looking for a full-time Project Manager to support our North American consulting team. The consulting team is responsible for delivering programs with a focus at both a country and/or global level for government, philanthropic and corporate clients. There are multiple 24+ month projects within this umbrella. Project work will be conducted out of our Washington D.C. and New York City offices.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree (or additional degrees) and at least 5-7 years of experience managing projects related to innovation from program design, to solution vetting and implementation, to ecosystem building. Specific knowledge of information technology, data, open innovation and technology thought leader relationships a plus. The job will require some travel. Candidates must be located in Washington D.C. or be willing to relocate. Relocation expenses not provided.

Key Responsibilities

  • The frontline liaison to the client, responsible for hosting regular client meetings, updating the client, developing a trusting relationship with the client, aligning the client’s expectations, and representing the client at internal meetings.
  • Creates a realistic project work plan with input from the team. Starts the project rapidly and efficiently. Coordinates team activity to ensure that work is delivered on-time.
  • Ensures the project team is up to speed on project requirements, scope limitations, changes in scope, potential risks, deliverable details, budget, etc.
  • Utilizes company wide best practices. Captures project learnings and participates in sharing learnings across project teams and the broader company.
  • Manages quality, ensuring that deliverables meet the client’s objectives and expectations. Reviews deliverables before they are sent to the client.
  • Manages the project budget, monitoring the burn rate and P&L’s and ensures that work is completed within budget.
  • Works with the project team to manage scope and proactively address scope changes. Requests billing to invoice the client at appropriate intervals. Keeps internal finance and project systems updated.
  • Manages vendor assignments and budget, in consultation with the project partner, and the work of vendors.
  • Facilitates post-project documentation and review (monitoring and evaluation requirements).

Key Skills and Capacities

  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented; entrepreneurial mindset is a must.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across different sectors effectively – able to engage startup founders to funders to government to corporate partners and more.
  • Thoughtful listener with a willingness to consider multiple perspectives and possible solutions. Eagerness to connect to external resources rather than solve each problem on the spot.
  • Experience and familiarity with human-centered design principles.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Trustworthy and accountable to commitments.
  • Ability to identify partners that can improve the program and establish and build relationships with them.
  • Kind, with a team-first orientation.
  • A strong orientation and understanding of triple bottom line business approaches.
  • Strong grasp of innovation methodologies such as hackathons, business accelerators, incubation collaborative design and challenges.

Interested? Here are the Next Steps!

Send your resume and one-page cover letter, both in PDF format, addressing:

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What do you bring to a team?
  • What is your experience and expertise in project management in the innovation domain?
  • Who we can contact to provide a reference

Send to careers@secondmuse.com with “Project Manager” in the subject heading.

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

SecondMuse Australia

 

There are no open positions at this time.

SecondMuse Indonesia

Seafood Innovation Project Community Accelerator Associate

Job Description

We are looking for an Associate to join our Bali team, working on the Seafood Innovation Project (SIP) Community Accelerator. SecondMuse is building a network of incubation and acceleration programs in Indonesia and the region, focused on waste and recycling and the sustainable seafood sector. This is a full-time position based in Bali, Indonesia, and will report to the SIP Engagement Manager.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree (or additional degrees) and at least 3 years of experience working in a fast-paced team, implementing social media strategy and creating written content to support programs. Experience designing social media campaigns, crafting network communications, writing compelling content, and supporting teams through day-to-day administration. Specific knowledge around design, facilitation, information technology, data, open innovation, and established relationships within Indonesia’s startup ecosystem is a plus. The job may require some travel throughout the country. Candidates must be Indonesian citizens or have already obtained legal rights to work in Indonesia.

Role Purpose

The SIP CA Associate will be responsible for supporting the broader team in the delivery of the SIP Community Accelerator. The role will encompass social media content creation and execution, contact sourcing and management, and general team support. The associate should be someone with an eye for detail and enthusiasm for creativity. This is a full time role based in Bali, Indonesia.

The SIP Community Accelerator Associate will have the following core responsibilities:

  1. Alongside the Programming & Relationships Associates, identify and source applicants to the program.
  2. Designing and executing communications strategy, including  maintaining SIP social media, creating informative and creative content, replying to messages based on guidelines, day-to-day social media administration, including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter posts
  3. Research potential innovators and network members to be contacted
  4. Research potential media to engage, drafting articles and press releases
  5. Maintain and manage the country CRM, ensuring our contacts are up-to-date
  6. Alongside the Storyteller, implement the social media strategy during the entire program. Create written content that will attract participants to the program.
  7. Helping the Storyteller to prepare communication assets, and manage any printing required
  8. Helping Programming & Relationships Associates with administrative documentation,  manage timeline and schedule throughout the accelerator program

Key Skills and Capacities

  1. Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented.
  2. Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across different sectors and cultures effectively.
  3. Excellent written English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  4. Basic graphic design skills; you should be able to use Photoshop or other design tools
  5. Previous experience using Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram to engage the broader public; you should understand how to maximise these tools to increase awareness of the program, including through paid advertising.
  6. The ability to search and identify potential program participants.
  7. Thoughtful listener with a willingness to seek and consider multiple perspectives and possible solutions.
  8. Trustworthy and accountable to commitments.
  9. Kind, with a team-first orientation.

To Apply

Please send your resume and a one page cover letter to indonesia@secondmuse.com before Friday 23rd November.