Program and Community Engagement Associate (Full-time)
Posted by Venture Cafe on February 25, 2020
The Program and Community Engagement Associate at Venture Café Philadelphia will work closely with the Venture Cafe team, especially the Venture Cafe Executive Director and Venture Cafe Program Manager and Experience Designer, to connect innovators, amplify partners who are building Philadelphia’s ecosystem, and execute experiences every Thursday that build deeper connections among attendees.
The Program and Community Engagement Associate will lead the Venture Cafe ambassador program that serves as the fabric of the Thursday Gathering. In this role, the Associate will work to craft and maintain various ambassador roles that power each Thursday. Key to this position is someone who excels at building culture, fostering community, and enjoys working with diverse stakeholders.
The Program and Community Engagement Associate will also manage weekly event operations and have a critical role in programming, including collaborating closely with the Program Manager and Experience Designer to liaise with speakers and/or demo table leaders, produce activations, and office hours. The Associate will work with the VC team to plan and produce the weekly gathering which necessitates an attention to detail as well as a flexible mindset in fast-paced setting. This position requires working after regular business hours every Thursday evening.
The Program and Community Engagement Associate, Venture Café Philadelphia is a key member of the University City Science Center’s (UCSC) Ecosystem Development team and will report to the Program Manager and Experience Designer, Venture Café Philadelphia. The Associate will work with the members of the Marketing and Quorum teams and the community to organize regular and special events that help promote Venture Café and the Science Center to the broader ecosystem. Venture Café Philadelphia is part of the Venture Café Global network and the Associate will be expected to regularly interact with members of the global organization.
Start date: 3/1/2020
Learn more and apply: https://venturecafephiladelphia.org/talent-portal/?jobid=weUvs4vzAACDzDLcCAr0
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