In a Nutshell

AustrianStartups is in search of an Operations Manager to help us reach our goals more effectively and build the foundations to continuously scale our activities. This is an incredibly exciting role, with lots of opportunities to learn, get your hands dirty, and take on responsibility from day one. You will work closely with our managing director and the leadership team across a wide range of projects, keeping us on track while optimizing our organizational structures accordingly. The ideal candidate is passionate about entrepreneurship and combines a hands-on mentality with a structured and result-driven management approach.

 

Who we are

AustrianStartups is the leading non-profit platform and think tank for startups and innovative entrepreneurship in Austria. Together with our 30,000 supporters, we are working towards a future in which everybody believes they can have an impact with their entrepreneurial ideas.. Over the past 9 years, we have inspired more than 160,000 people across our channels, connected more than 20,000 event visitors, started Austria’s biggest entrepreneurship project for schools and published Austria’s largest startup study – the Austrian Startup Monitor. With your help, we aim to change Austria’s entrepreneurial culture sustainably and for the better!

 

What you will be doing

  • Coordinate and execute projects & programs that serve our vision of making entrepreneurship as common as skiing in Austria
  • Guide our recruiting efforts to attract exceptional candidates for our team & programs
  • Constantly challenge the status-quo, thus optimizing our internal processes, project management & team structures
  • Lead our financial management, prepare financial statements and management reports.
  • Take over leadership of our data infrastructure & build our databases
  • Maintain and develop our website & event calendar
  • Be the first point of contact for people looking to connect with AustrianStartups

 

What we are looking for

  • First experience in working in a startup environment
  • First experience in leading projects and teams
  • Excellent communication skills – offline and online
  • Business fluency in English and German
  • Proactive and hands-on mentality
  • Structured thinking, curiosity, and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical thinking and affinity for numbers
  • Passion for entrepreneurship and startups
  • Long-term commitment

 

Why you should apply

This position is a truly unique opportunity. With us you will dive into the heart of the Austrian startup ecosystem and constantly be exposed to new technologies and individuals who have a lasting impact. You will play a vital role in the advancement of AustrianStartups, while building up an Austrian wide network of key stakeholders in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. We work hard, but we also craft moments that allow our team to pause, create, and connect – or in other words: We encourage you to bring your whole self to work and you will become part of our truly special AustrianStartups family.

 

Hard facts

  • Position: 20h/week
  • Salary: Monthly gross salary of €1.200/ month (part-time)
  • Working Location: TSH Collab in the 2nd district & Impact Hub Vienna in the 7th district (home office partly possible)
  • Starting Date: 01.08.2022

 

Interested?

Awesome! Apply here by uploading your CV and your personal pitch, convincing us why you are the right candidate. Your pitch can be a letter of motivation, a slide deck, a video, etc. – choose the format you feel most confident with. Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis. If you have any questions, please contact us at md@austrianstartups.com.

Join a winning team

Without our team, pushing our agenda for innovation and entrepreneurship in Austria would be impossible, and we always on the hunt for talented individuals wishing to lend a hand and help us push our.