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Head of Product - Entrepreneurship Education

Are you excited about the impact entrepreneurial education can bring in emerging markets and want to work in a fast-moving environment, where we put supporting entrepreneurs at the core of what we do? 

Who we are

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarters in Switzerland and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.

About Seedstars Acceleration Programs

Seedstars has been running entrepreneur trainings since 2013 and more engaged programs since 2016. Built to cover the full early stage entrepreneur lifecycle, we have a spectrum of programs including: hackathons, incubation/academy programs, acceleration programs, growth programs and expansion programs. Programs are run in collaboration with corporate, government and NGO partners and have so far taken place in Cambodia, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kazakhstan.

About the job

As Head Of Product, your main objective will be to lead the design and development of our entrepreneurial education programs around the world. You will be responsible for designing new programs to meet client needs and improving current working methodologies to improve the value for participants.

Key responsibilities

  • Design the format of our entrepreneurial education programs.
  • Develop content for the programs.
  • Implement program KPIs, measure program outcomes and implement adjustments based on evidence.
  • Assist the sales team to develop materials and respond to RFPs.
  • Support with program handbook updates.

 

Profile

  • 7+ years full-time professional experience.
  • 3+ years experience with managing and developing entrepreneurship education programs.
  • Prior management experience.
  • Prior entrepreneurial experience is a plus.
  • You’re comfortable teaching or presenting in front of groups.
  • You’re available to travel, as this role will require occasional travels across all regions.
  • You’re passionate about our mission and understand the impact entrepreneurship development can have in emerging markets.
  • Passion for startups and technology, particularly in emerging markets.
  • Strong belief in getting things done - We are nomads traveling around the world so it is important to have drive, ownership and execution. Working in remote with an international team, you have to be comfortable working alone and capable to prioritize and make things happen.

 

Why our team members say they love working with us?

  • We are on a mission which is bigger than all of us: to impact people’s lives in emerging markets
  • You get many growth opportunities and responsibilities early on
  • You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you’re surrounded by a vibrant and diverse team
  • We offer autonomy and flexibility with a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to do their work when and how they want
  • We were awarded as one of the most democratic workplaces in the world due to our freedom centered practices (read here: seedsta.rs/worldblu)

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and since we have more than 40 nationalities represented in our company, we truly value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

 


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