General Requirements

  • Passion for entrepreneurship, innovation, and disrupting the way we work 
  • Deep understanding of industry trends 
  • Deep understanding of startups’ business model (SaaS, marketplace, freemium, direct-to-consumer) and lifecycle stage (seed, growth, maturity) 
  • Understanding the role of VCs and Funding  
  • Live & breathe product/service 
  • Ability and comfort with wearing many hats at once 
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Appetite for risk and comfortable with rapid change and growth 
  • Ability to work independently with little direction 
  • Ability to think outside-the-box 
  • Storytelling skills and communication

Skills required

  • Agility 
  • Leadership 
  • Collaboration 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset 
  • Relationship management/networking 
  • Strategic mindset 
  • Emotional intelligence 
  • Creative problem solving 
  • Innovative thinking 
  • Resilience and adaptability 

Type of Jobs

  • Customer Success Manager 
  • Business Development Lead 
  • Sales Director 
  • Marketing Manager 
  • Data Analyst 
  • Product Manager 
  • Director, Human Resources 
  • Strategy & Operations Manager 
  • Growth Manager 
  • Sr. Manager, Strategy & Innovation

Technical Preparation/Knowledge Building

  • Programming/Data Analytics – Python, JavaScript, C++, R, SQL, SAS  
  • Digital metrics and web analytics tools – Google Analytics, Tableau, Adobe Analytics, Hootsuite, HubSpot etc. 
  • Cloud certifications – AWS, Azure 
  • Web Development and Design – Front-end and back-end (UX/UI skills)  
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and other web technologies 
  • Lean Six Sigma 
  • Project management software – Jira, Trello, Asana, Basecamp
  • Basics of AI/Machine Learning  
  • Design thinking  

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