Are you our next Program Director, PropTech?

Day-in-a-Life of our Program Director, Corporate Programs

Our newest program brings together the magic of community building and proptech, with the aim of making our cities a more connected, human places to live. You are tasked with taking “smart cities” from industry buzzword to a paved reality. Enable by startups and open innovation, you will help our flagship partner to grab hold of the future of proptech and point community building, intelligent cities and the future of living in the right direction. This program is driven by the urgency of a changing metropolis and the desire for our partners to participate in the future economy. We’d like you to be the lighthouse that leads the way.

You will work closely with our Accelerator Manager – who is  is responsible for the design and delivery of BlueChilli’s world class accelerator curriculum) – to adjust and mold the  curriculum to deliver a bespoke program catering to the needs of non-technical founders, You will have the support of our Programs Coordinator and  Marketing team in driving targeted engagement with and outcomes for our corporate partners, including curation of events and additional content to effectively deliver to the theme of that program.

Our team is lean but mighty, and it is the primary role of all our Program Directors to make sure our programs are delivering high value to both the bottom line of our investment partners and to the startups in the cohort.

Typical tasks:

  • Account and relationship management: this role is primarily the hinge between BlueChilli and our corporate program sponsor. Being a translator between both worlds will be key!
  • Ignite and recruit industry, ecosystem, media and government partners and collaborators.
  • Be the face and voice of the program, internally and externally: this includes  (but isn’t limited to) pitching to partners, speaking engagements, participating in panels, writing passionately and convincingly about the mission of the program.
  • Oversee design of regular  program events, ensuring that the program is staying true to the curriculum and shared goals of our collaborators.
  • Lead roadshows for the program, which will include domestic and international  travel.
  • Be the conduit between the founders, the program and the BlueChilli team.
  • Engage experts mentors and advisors in your network to support the program and the  founders.
  • Collaborate with our Marketing team in the  positioning and PR strategies for startup & founder recruitment.
  • Provide internal reporting and feedback on the progress of the program and supply any reporting and metrics requested by the clients to demonstrate partnership ROI.

Type of projects you’ll be working on…

You are…

  • A Communicator – you can translate realities of startup land to a wide range of audiences: founders, partners or supporters.
  • A Relationship-builder – you can quickly establish authentic, trusted connections with people
  • A Collaborator – you look for ways to join the dots, connecting with people and organisations who support your program.

It would be extra awesome if you also had…

  • An enthusiasm and excitement about entrepreneurship, startups and innovation.
  • Experience dealing with media and/or running (or working across) campaigns with digital and PR/events components
  • Experience in facilitation, presenting and/or coaching.
  • A background in or a lively curiosity about the proptech sector and/or community building.

If you do a good job…

You’ll have the opportunity to grow your network, build your professional profile  and ignite connections with great leaders in the Australian and international tech and innovation ecosystem . This is a brand new program, so it’s perfect for someone who wants to really make a mark and building something from the ground-up.

To learn about what BlueChilli offers and employee benefits, click here.

Maybe this role is not for you if….

  • You easily get overwhelmed by working on a number of priorities at the same time
  • You prefer working alone rather than as part of a team

Are you up for this? Great! Apply here.