Future Fifty Program Executive

This role offers an exciting opportunity to help design & deliver our flagship programme, Future Fifty.
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About Tech Nation

Tech Nation is the growth platform for tech companies and leaders. We fuel the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies, by providing them with the coaching, content and community they need for their journey in designing the future.

We bring together a network of purposeful founders, leaders and philanthropists, progressive enterprises and policymakers, influential funds and institutions so we can collaborate in building the technological innovation that will improve the future for the UK and beyond. 

We provide learning and content, insights and analysis, coaching and research. We’re laser focused on delivering powerful outcomes and impact, because collectively we want to create a world in which anyone with vision and drive can access the skills and support needed to scale and succeed as a game-changing leader. #WeAreTechNation. We fuel growth. 

Our company values:

  • Deliver impact that lasts
  • Collaborate to innovate
  • Inform to inspire
  • Be all in

About the role

This role offers an exciting opportunity to help design & deliver our flagship programme, Future Fifty. It is the UK’s leading late-stage growth programme and brings together the country’s most successful tech companies to build a powerful network and problem-solve with peers.

The Programme Executive role will report to the Delivery Lead at Tech Nation and work closely with the Future Fifty Programme Lead and Manager. The Executive will have responsibility for supporting the Programme Lead in ensuring the delivery of the programme through effective communication, excellent attention to detail and a can-do attitude to deliver across disciplines such as events, content marketing and digital development.

The Future Fifty programme is requiring support from August 2020 to March 2021. Some regional and international travel may be required.

A Day in the Life of the Future Fifty Program Executive might look something like this:

  • Working closely with the Programme Lead to develop the strategy for the programme cohort;
  • Ensuring the sound execution of that strategy by supporting the Programme Manager;
  • Conducting research and insights into the ecosystem;
  • Conducting general Executive duties to ensure projects are delivered on time and in budget. Duties include:
    • Liaising with events to confirm venues, catering and AV, order event merchandise and setup Eventbrite;
    • Ensuring the CRM is always kept up to date with venue, speaker, application and attendance data;
    • Being a point of contact for cohort members for any queries around travel or programme arrangements;
    • Creating invitations and sending welcome emails across our digital channels;
    • Liaising with speakers: creating and distributing speaker agendas, book travel and accommodation;
    • Liaising with vendors: invoicing, agendas, parking and travel requirements;
    • Reach out to prospective companies via email and LinkedIn to encourage them to apply to the programme during callout;
    • Provide first line customer support: Answering emails from prospective companies/entrepreneurs;
    • Collate and track event feedback;
  • Working with the Tech Nation wider team to ensure the timely update of relevant information to the Tech Nation websites;
  • Attend and participate in daily stand ups with the Delivery Team to ensure cross team collaboration and comms;
  • Focus on collation and analysis of the vast database Future Fifty must upkeep to ensure stakeholders remain engaged with the network

As well as sharing our ambitions and values you will have:

  • An interest in data driven work and a keen eye for data analysis in many forms
  • A strong desire to help unblock challenges to the growth of Future Fifty firms .
  • An interest in working in an Agile business
  •  Super organised with the ability to multitask effectively within a pressured and fast-moving environment.
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Confident communicator with excellent written and spoken english.
  • Proficient using spreadsheets.
  • Personable and quick to build strong and positive relationships with various project teams as well as entrepreneurs.
  • Willingness to be flexible in the role and be a true team player.
  • Self-starter who is able to take initiative and loves solving a challenge.

Where to from here?

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. 

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to life at Tech Nation. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.

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We are a small, high performance team with high standards and big ambitions.

We strive for excellence in everything we do. Our aim is to be transformative and collaborative in our work. We focus on speed, scale, resourcefulness and optimism. We never ship junk and never start with ‘no’. We’re solutions oriented and always focus on the outcome and impact of any project or priority.

We’re a curious bunch, creative and a little quirky. We debate things passionately in team meetings and stand-ups. We sometimes disagree how the world should work, but we all agree on making a big difference through our work at Tech Nation. Which is why we love it here and never take it for granted.

Want a peek behind the curtain? Check out our blog on our culture here.

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