Are you passionate about growing Vancouver’s startup ecosystem?
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Startup Liaison (Temporary, Full-Time)
The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is seeking a Temporary Full-Time Startup Liaison to co-develop, deliver, and support VEC’s programs related to startup ecosystem development and investment attraction. The Startup Liaison will be an organized, detail-oriented self-starter capable of taking on our ongoing startup engagement and capital attraction programs. They will work in partnership with external organizations and the VEC team to support the growth of the Innovation Economy in Vancouver. The successful applicant will be a team player comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment, possess a high level of confidence, superior negotiation skills, experience in program management, and demonstrated professionalism.
ABOUT THE VANCOUVER ECONOMIC COMMISSION
As the City of Vancouver’s agency for economic development, the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) works to position Vancouver as a globally recognised city for innovative, creative and sustainable business. We do this by strengthening Vancouver’s Tech, Digital Entertainment and Green Economy sectors through strategic programs and initiatives that address each stage of the business growth continuum. The VEC’s work includes advising business leaders; connecting businesses to talent, capital and markets; and promoting Vancouver as a premier destination for smart talent, capital and business.
Interested in Applying?
Start: August 16, 2017
End: March 30, 2018
Deadline: Apply by 5PM PST on August 4, 2017
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