Communications & Community: Be the main point of contact for UP Global volunteers in Malaysia: Startup Weekend Organizers / Facilitators, Startup Digest Curators, and other stakeholders. Wherever appropriate, attending and facilitating planning and steering committee meetings and regional summits. Manage a high-volume inbox and frequent phone / Skype / Google hangout calls with multiple stakeholders
Storytelling/Marketing: Help manage local marketing channels: FB, Twitter, newsletter and blog including identifying or curating content around local stories. Identify and recruit local Startup Digest Curators and Blog Contributors and collaborate with the Startup Digest Director. Ensure a high level of online interactivity and participation within Malaysia and the SE Asia region.
Operations / Program Delivery: Be accountable for the overall delivery of UP Global programs and volunteer happiness in Malaysia. Assist in deliverables set by MaGIC within Malaysia. Assist in the planning of regional events - including: Regional launches & National summits. Line up and train Startup Weekend Facilitators within Malaysia. Process event wrap up reports to monitor and improve overall program quality
Play a vital role in the growth of the national, regional and local startup communities
Become quickly familiar with the internal operational systems and frameworks used by an international, high-growth non-profit
Work in a high-energy environment that encourages growth and pro-activity. Our motto is “No Talk, All Action”
Be part of and help build a company culture that includes summits in Rio de Janeiro, team retreats and much more
Meet amazing, passionate, dedicated people from different cultures and backgrounds
Have the opportunity to travel to UP Global events around the globe
Begin building an extended network of prominent individuals in the global entrepreneurial/tech community
Help make a dent in the universe
Applicants must have previous experience with UP Global programs and/or communities (Startup Weekend, NEXT, Startup Digest)
Experience in community building activities, and startup community within Malaysia
Applicants should possess epic attention to detail, and be a motivated self-starter in every way.
Applicants should have a track record of problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills, and be able to act in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent communicative and collaborative dexterity. Listening, speaking, writing, conveying ideas or opposition within team projects.
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