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Come work for MVCA! We are hiring an Associate Director!

Job Opening: Associate Director

Michigan Venture Capital Association
Location: Novi, MI

We seek a well-organized, self-directed, detail-oriented associate director with a track record of achievement to work with entrepreneurial leaders in the state of Michigan. The individual will work collaboratively with a broad range of constituencies, including venture capitalists, public officials and others in the technology community.

The associate director will report to the MVCA executive director and be responsible for program development and oversight, MVCA events, database management, office operations including accounts payables and producing financial statements and annual budget.

Job responsibilities include:

Planning and executing MVCA programs that attract and retain the best talent for the Michigan venture capital community

  • Assist the executive director to develop and obtain funding for programs that help grow the venture capital industry and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Michigan
  • Work with MVCA committees to develop programs in addition to MVCA members to promote utilization of programs
  • Process applications and assure programs are administered in compliance with grant terms
  • Work with executive director to secure additional funding for MVCA programs

Planning and executing MVCA events that strengthen the association, its communication with its membership and communication with prospective members

  • Oversee planning and execution of all association events including the Annual Awards Dinner, Michigan Growth Capital Symposium After Party, Investor Only Reception and all other networking and educational events
  • Oversee database creation and management

Managing MVCA office and maintaining high MVCA professional standards

  • Work closely with the executive director to ensure organizational goals and objectives are met
  • Supervise and train event manager in planning of all association events
  • Manage MVCA financial records (accounts payable, budget, and financial statements) and contract service providers

Key skills and attributes include:

  • A minimum of five years of professional work experience
  • Proficient in Quickbooks Online including the development of profit and loss statements and budgets
  • Experienced project manager
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with internal and external constituencies
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and exceptional organizational skills

Educational and other requirements:

  • Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree. Business or accounting degree preferred
  • Some evening work and occasional travel around the state will be required

Competitive salary and benefits offered commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

If interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to Ara@MichiganVCA.org

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT is Friday September 13, 2019.


Posted August 20, 2019 in MEMBER NEWS | Uncategorized