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Program Management Internship

Job Type: Intern

Duration: 4-7 months

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: weXelerate GmbH

 

Do you want to be part of a thriving innovation ecosystem, work with some of Austria’s best known brands, and get to know more than 100 startups from various industries each year? If you are looking for a highly motivated team that is working on nothing less than Europe’s biggest innovation and startup hub on 9.000sqm, we might be your perfect match.

 

weXelerate is seeking a talented, motivated individual for an internship in our Accelerator Program Management Team. This is an opportunity to join a diverse team at a dynamic company in order to gain valuable business experience.

 

weXelerate is a startup & innovation hub with a unique and thriving ecosystem of open innovation on nearly 9000 sqm that aims to connect startups and established corporates. Each year the weXelerate Accelerator supports 100 of the most promising European startups with a focus on energy and infrastructure, industry 4.0, media, insurance and banking, as well as cross-industries such as internet of things, artificial intelligence, bots, mobility, blockchain and cyber security. To our corporate partners we offer a tailor-made innovation program that ensures individualized access to current innovation methods, processes and trending topics in the industry.

 

We offer:

A nurturing environment that allows you to continue to learn while applying your skills in support of the Program Manager. You will be working directly with our Program Managers to support planning, organizing and controlling project execution. Our interns are assigned a mentor and receive training on our business, processes and products.

On top of numerous diverse and challenging career opportunities, weXelerate offers a great benefit package, including access to accelerator program benefits like classes, events and activities organized by weXelerate.

 

Additional perks:

  • Position yourself in an international startup community
  • Become part of a passionate and motivated team in one of the nicest offices in Vienna
  • Flexible working hours and setting in a creative environment
  • A cozy cafeteria, table tennis tournaments, bean bags & more
  • Access to trainings on all innovation and startup related topics
  • Monthly gross salary starting at €900/month plus chance for a bonus at the end of the internship
  • Possibility for a full-time position after the internship

 

Your Responsibilities:

Your scope of work will be based on the requirements of the startups as well as your skills and interests. To give an example, our interns have worked on market research, project planning, event coordination, digital marketing, graphic designing, business development, as well as programming.

In addition, you will have the exposure to learn from successful startup mentors, investors, government agencies, media partners as well as work alongside with the founders during the program.

 

Job Requirements:

We are looking for candidates who are currently in the penultimate or final year of their Bachelor’s or Master’s Degrees and are willing to be based in Vienna over the period of the internship. Applicant must be fluent in English and at least conversational in German.

 

Please send your application documents to mona.huebl@wexelerate.com.

 

Positions are available immediately.

Marketing & Communications Internship

Take your career to the next level!

 

Intern: Marketing & Communications for 6 months, full-time

 

Do you want to be part of a thriving innovation ecosystem, work with some of Austria’s best known brands, and get to know more than 100 startups from various industries each year? If you are looking for a highly motivated team that is working on nothing less than Europe’s biggest innovation and startup hub on 9.000sqm, we might be your perfect match.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Support our creative department in organizing various projects
  • Assist in the organizing of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns
  • Compose, maintain and post online content on the company’s website and social media account
  • Communicate directly with clients and encourage trusting relationships
  • Facilitate effective internal communications
  • Prepare presentations and reports

 

What we're looking for:

  • Experienced people in fields of Marketing, Communications
  • Understanding of media relations and digital media strategies
  • Wordpress, Mailchimp (or other Mailing Software) Know-How is a must
  • Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with design software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Excellent communication abilities (oral and written)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Finished or ongoing studies in Marketing or a related field is desired

 

What we’re offering:

  • Access to Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem
  • Opportunity to expand your professional network in the field of innovation
  • Position yourself in an international startup community
  • A highly motivated team in one of the nicest offices in Vienna
  • Flexible working hours and setting in a creative environment
  • A cozy cafeteria, table tennis tournaments, bean bags & more
  • Access to trainings on all innovation and startup related topics
  • Competitive monthly gross salary corresponding with qualification and experience, starting at 900 € plus chance for a bonus at the end of the internship.

 

We are looking forward to receiving your application documents including your CV and motivation letter to sweta.sharma@wexelerate.com.

Program Manager Accelerator

Looking for a once in a lifetime opportunity?

Do you want to be part of a thriving innovation ecosystem, work with some of Austria’s best known brands, and get to know more than 100 startups from various industries each year? If you are looking for one of the sexiest offices in Vienna, housing a highly motivated team that is working on nothing less than Europe’s biggest innovation and startup hub on 9.000m2, we might be your perfect match.

The position we are looking for adds to the accelerator program management team, and deals with the entire process of scouting and screening Europe’s best startups, on-boarding them to the accelerator twice a year, shaping a meaningful program for the time of their program and managing alumni connections afterwards.  Partner and investor relations are a crucial part in all processes. Being comfortable walking down unknown paths, a „doing“ mentality and problem-solving attitude are a must.  We are looking for a full time program manager to grow with weXelerate as a global organization, with strong entrepreneurial drive and strength in execution. Candidates need to be equally strategic as operational and have a strong vision paired with a management skillset.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Planning, executing and controlling scouting and screening processes including growth hacking practices
  • Managing partner and investor relations including the closing of contracts
  • Planning, executing and controlling the accelerator program
  • Engaging with accelerator participants including individual support
  • Professional on-site contact for all enquiries related to the accelerator
  • Representing weXelerate at internal and external events
  • Identifying opportunities for growth
  • Fostering organizational learning and process automation

 

What we’re looking for: 

  • Experience in a startup environment
  • Experience in growth hacking (a good understanding of metrics, basic understanding of Facebook business manager, Google AdWords, the concept of conversion funnels,...)
  • Experience in a fast-paced project or program management focused position
  • Strong interest in the discourse around technology, startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital
  • Strong personal network in the area of innovation & startups
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent German and English skills
  • Passionate organizer with a doing-mentality
  • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities
  • Durable and flexible
  • Fits the weXelerate’s culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)

 

What we’re offering: 

  • Access to Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem including leading corporates, high potential startups and a large network of partners
  • Opportunity to expand your professional network in the field of innovation
  • Position yourself in an international startup community
  • A highly motivated team in one of the nicest offices in Vienna
  • Flexible working hours and setting in a creative environment
  • A cozy cafeteria, table tennis tournaments, bean bags & more
  • Access to trainings on all innovation and startup related topics
  • Competitive annual salary corresponding with qualification and experience, starting at 32.000 € according to Austrian collective agreement

 

We are looking forward to receiving your application documents including your CV and motivation letter to mona.huebl@wexelerate.com.

Corporate Innovation Manager

Looking for a once in a lifetime opportunity?

Do you want to be part of a thriving innovation ecosystem, work with some of Austria’s best known brands, and get to know more than 100 startups from various industries each year? If you are looking for one of the sexiest offices in Vienna, housing a highly motivated team that is working on nothing less than Europe’s biggest innovation and startup hub on 9.000m2, we might be your perfect match.

Connecting our customers from the corporate world with the most promising startups and supporting their collaboration, tailor innovation programs and ensure individualized access to current innovation methods, processes and trending topics in the industries. As a passionate communicator you like to make your clients feel good and picked up.

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage relationships with our corporate partner’s innovation teams
  • Sparring partner for corporates with regards to innovation topics
  • Planning of corporate innovation program events (together with our partners)
  • Understanding the corporate’s world and needs in order to implement individual programs
  • Organise, moderate and document workshops
  • Take over responsibility for corporate partners
  • Make our customers happy 

 

What we‘re looking for

  • You speak German and English fluently
  • You are an open minded and pro-active kind of person
  • You have experience in working with or for corporates
  • Open Innovation and innovation methodologies are known / you are keen on getting deeper insights
  • You have strong communication skills
  • You are interested and affine for trends and new technologies
  • You are able to add value to our ecosystem because of your experience and skills
  • You are able to contribute your existing network to the ecosystem
  • You like to leading workshops and events in front of experts

 

What we’re offering

  • Access to the weXelerate ecosystem including leading corporates, high potential startups, and a large network of partners
  • Opportunity to expand your professional network in the field of innovation
  • Position yourself in an international startup community
  • A highly motivated team in one of the nicest offices in Vienna
  • Flexible working hours and setting in a creative environment
  • A cozy cafeteria, table tennis, bean bags & more
  • Access to trainings on all innovation and startup related topics
  • Competitive annual salary corresponding with qualification and experience, starting at 32.000 € according to Austrian collective agreement

 

We are looking forward to receiving your application document including your CV and motivation letter to nikolas.wageneder@wexelerate.com.