Location: Ann Arbor – but if you’re awesome, we should talk
EntryPoint is seeking an enthusiastic, self-directed individual who is passionate about building a more inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem. This is a part-time, ongoing position.
At EntryPoint, we use a data-driven approach to identify challenges and opportunities for growth in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. We LOVE being a connector and pride ourselves on our ability to increase access to resources and funding. We want to grow representation in the tech community and are driven to make this an ecosystem that is able to attract and retain the best people and empowers them to operate at 110%.
Do you like all the touchy-feely goodness of diversity and inclusion practice together with facts, data and results? …because we’re obsessed with that.
In this position, you will be working closely with the managing director to
- determine specific barriers to entry into the entrepreneurial ecosystem for women and people of color
- develop strategies to reduce barriers to entry and promote belonging and connectedness
- develop presentations and collateral materials
- spread the word about how organizations in the entrepreneurial ecosystem can use these strategies to create a workplace that is able to attract top tier talent and empower them to thrive professionally
- help with some administrative responsibilities – scheduling meetings, responding to e-mails, etc.
Key Skills & Attributes
- Enthusiastic, self-directed, detail-oriented
- Passionate about building inclusive environments
- Excited about building the entrepreneurial ecosystem
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Highly skilled at using PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
- Working towards a degree in organizational development or education
Nice to haves
- working towards a career in diversity and inclusion
- resident assistant, current or past
- knowledgeable about the entrepreneurial ecosystem
EntryPoint advances the entrepreneurial community by promoting inclusion, community engagement and education. The organization works with entrepreneurial support organizations and startups at all stages of growth foster an inclusive organizational culture, expand their networks, and conduct research for education, outreach and advocacy purposes. EntryPoint was founded in 2018 by Emily Heintz, a leader in Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community who was part of Crain’s 40 Under 40: Class of 2016 and recognized in Forbes, Axios, and VentureBeat. To learn more, visit http://www.EntryPointMI.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook (@EntryPointMI).
And if this role is exciting you, we urge you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the description or qualifications. Please send a resume along with an e-mail explaining why you are a fit for this position to Jobs@EntryPointMI.com.