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Head of Startups and Community
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Location: Stockholm

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Sebastian Fuchs

Job Description

SUP46 Startup People of Sweden is one of the world’s leading startup hotspots, as Spotify, King, Mojang, and Skype are just a few of the countless global mega successes that have come out of Sweden. Even so, its startup community long felt the absence of a centrally located meeting place and a natural forum for likeminded startup people. SUP46 gathers only the most exciting and innovative digital startups, backed by top VCs, business angels, corporates, and accelerator partners. The result is a startup community of the highest standard. Since the launch in October 2013 the community has seen what network and knowledge sharing can do for boosting international growth.

As Head of Startups and Community you are working for the members, to make sure they get the most of their membership with us.
You are the face and voice of the Community and will ensure that we assist our members in becoming global game changers.

You will have the great responsibility to build on the SUP46 network and represent SUP46's brand and culture and to attract great startups with game changing potential.

You will have a variety of weekly, monthly and ad hoc tasks, and deal with many different actors within the startups scene such as:

- Members (in house and remote)

- Partners

- Sponsors

- Mentors

- Alumni

- Service Providers

Your main tasks will be:

  • Further developing our core membership offering

  • Communication towards our members including writing monthly newsletters, internal communication and communicating events etc

  • Organizing internal events (workshop, Community breakfast, networking lunch, founders dinners, founder hours; pitch training, celebrating Holidays…) from confirming dates with partners to writing and sending out invitations, putting up posters, sending calendar invites and reminders as well has ordering catering and taking care of guests

  • Sit with members and give them advice and support with their pitch decks/pitching

  • Facilitate introductions for our members to investors, partners and other startups etc

  • Organise Community Intro/on-boarding and off-boarding, making sure all new members have been on-boarded, introduced to the community, given welcome packs and are up to date with the services we offer

  • Support in reviewing service providers and putting them up on our platform

  • Push and gather feedback from the Community via the Community Pulse

  • Update the Community Budget / Do the monthly alcohol report

  • Answer emails from external people as well as request from members

  • Other ad hoc tasks and willingness to travel to our different office spaces in Sweden

Skills & Requirements
  • You are a social person and a strong team player
  • Knowledge about startups and the startup scene and network in Stockholm/Sweden
  • Ability to multitask, be flexible and thrive in a busy environment
  • Great at working by yourself and be a good networker and matchmaker
  • Enjoy meeting and helping people with relevant information
  • Computer literate and experience using tools such as Slack, Mailchimp etc
  • Organised and creative minded
  • You speak & write English at a native level - Swedish is a great plus !
About the company

Startup hub SUP46 offers a member based community and is home to Sweden’s next startup stars. Thanks to the world-class ecosystem of investors, mentors and partners we provide our members with a competitive advantage.

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