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ventureLAB

Capital Associate- Job ID 202125

We’re looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our growing team! The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, flexible environment and work closely with a team of like-minded individuals, where each individual contributor is expected to drive projects forward while also working collaboratively to achieve shared goals. You’ll work closely with our small but mighty team, as well as with a wide range of professionals, including tech entrepreneurs, industry executives, and public and private sector partners. 

 

ventureLAB is a leading technology hub located in Markham in York Region, Canada’s second-largest tech cluster. Working out of our 50,000 square feet innovation space, you’ll be exposed to a wide range of globally disruptive ideas, products, and people. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build to scale in Canada. 

 

Position Profile

 

Reporting to the Director, Venture Growth, the Capital Associate is responsible for:

 

  • Help coordinate our initiatives and increase our impact in supporting Canadian entrepreneurs with faster access to capital and mentorship.
  • Liaise with fellow leaders across Canada’s angel/VC investment and entrepreneurial ecosystem to advance ventureLAB’s activities
  • Drive initiatives forward from ideation to execution, including building professional presentations in collaboration with other team members and following through with program delivery
  • Updating and maintaining databases, CRM systems, contact groups and mailing lists 
  • Preparing, customizing and managing proposals and contracts for Capital Investment Program (CIP) approval 
  • Helping to develop documentation and materials for regular meetings
  • Establishing and executing operational improvements for programs, processes, and team efficiency and effectiveness 
  • Design and build professional presentations in collaboration with other team members
  • Liaise directly with internal and external stakeholders with tact; ability to influence, negotiate and build consensus effectively, and collaborate with the team, executives, committees and board of directors
  • Your role will include collaborating with the ventureLAB CIP team and external partners to support program delivery, project development, research, and communications. Your contributions will enhance our operations and program development at all levels.

 

Responsibilities

The Capital Associate will:

Event management and marketing

  • Setting up event tools (platform, registration, etc.)
  • Executing day-of-event logistics (moderation, timing, etc.)
  • Sending out emails and maintaining updated marketing lists
  • Confirming company participation at events
  • Coordinating investor recruitment and registration with the CIP team
  • Coordinating with the marketing team to create marketing materials for events
  • Coordinating with any event partners or other stakeholders involved

Data collection and reporting

  • Managing CIP team client process and pipeline of clients
  • Updating and maintaining databases, CRM systems, contact groups and mailing lists
  • Data collection and entry (CIP meetings, reporting requirements, etc.)
  • Creating reports for internal metrics reporting and external partners (sponsors, government, etc.)

Research 

  • Creation and updating of company profiles (in CRM and/or other formats)
  • Market research supporting company DD and planning
  • Market research about investors and trends in the Canadian market

Administrative

  • Coordinate and attend meetings for CIP clients with the CIP team
  • Coordinate and attend events for CIP (demo days and investor office hours, etc.)
  • Coordinate recruitment meetings for CIP
  • Collecting and Preparing client information before meetings
  • Following up with clients with action items and resources after meetings
  • Managing pre-CIP education investment readiness session/workshops
  • Creating and managing resources and documentation for CIP clients
  • Investor invites/outreach

 

Requirements:

  • Passionate about making an impact for the startup ecosystem
  • Recognized or emerging community leader 
  • Approx. 3+ years of working experience in an operations and business development
  • Experience in working within a fast-paced startup environment is considered an asset.
  • Professional and team-oriented disposition
  • Strong written and oral communication abilities
  • Strong written and oral communication abilities
  • Experience using CRM and marketing automation platforms to drive pipeline, e.g. Salesforce, Slack, Asana and/or equivalent platforms
  • A strong willingness to take the initiative, work within a dynamic team, and take direction well and provide direction to fellow team members with a positive attitude and professional disposition
  • Mission-driven, passionate about your work, and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Experience in working within a fast-paced startup environment is considered an asset.

How to Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter to hr@venturelab.ca by Monday, November 1, 2021, noting “Capital Associate – Job ID 202125” in the subject line.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

position type Full Time
Location Remote
Deadline November 1, 2021
Email hr@venturelab.ca
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