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Product Expert in Residence, Techstars New York City at Techstars in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $1,000-$3,000

As a Product Expert in Residence you will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings - get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city, up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.

It's basically a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, most associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

General Job Description

Techstars NYC is one of the top Accelerator programs in the world and we are looking to bring on a Product EIR to help supercharge the founder experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the program team to help create holistic product roadmaps for each of the 10 companies going through the Spring 2021 program.
  • Meet with each team weekly and help them develop and roll out their product roadmap.
  • Support the founders in achieving their in program goals as well as post-program marketing goals.
  • Roll up your sleeves to actually help develop marketing plans and implement various marketing experiments.
  • Assist the startups in the program with product execution, testing different frameworks for Strategy, Execution, and User Understanding
  • Product Research
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, ensuring technical feasibility and quality of collateral (Presentation, Sales Sheets, GTM Plans)

Applicant Description

  • 5+ years of experience in fast-paced environments within technology, startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital.
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations.
  • Fits the Techstars' culture (#givefirst, Entrepreneurial Inclination, High Quality and Network Focused).
  • Able to jump in and complete any task quickly and effectively.
  • Be a problem solver and effective communicator.
  • A drive to get better every single day and are always looking for opportunities to learn.
  • A positive outlook, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Authorized to work as a contractor in the United States
  • Ability to commit to the program for 3 months and attend events on Eastern time zone.


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About Techstars
Techstars is an investment and innovation group that connects entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, and city governments to solve challenges across industries and geographies. We pioneered the accelerator program model in 2006 working toward our vision of a connected global economy of innovation.

Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law.