Company Description : We believe that entrepreneurs can change the world, especially high-impact entrepreneurs because they scale up a business to achieve success, and in the process benefit their economies by solving problems, creating jobs.
They then multiply their success by inspiring, investing in, mentoring, and supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Endeavor is a non-profit organization leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement around the world. We support these high-
impact entrepreneurs by connecting them to world-class mentors and services to help them think bigger and make better decisions.
Position Description : Are you interested to join our Entrepreneur Selection and Growth team to help us find and support the best entrepreneurs in the UAE?
Key Responsibilities and Deliverables : Select the best high-impact entrepreneurs :
Screen for, meet with and onboard high-potential entrepreneurs running companies with >
$2million in annualized revenues. This involves a lot of research to identify prospects, meetings to engage with them, and soft-
selling to get them on board.
Use Endeavor’s network of mentors (entrepreneurs, executives, consultants, investors, & business leaders) to assess the entrepreneurs’ growth potential, challenges, and fit with Endeavor.
Write concise, objective, and eloquent company profiles to be used at Endeavor’s selection process and document & synthesize entrepreneurs’ meeting discussions to optimize the selection process.
Prepare & accompany entrepreneurs to Local & International Selection Panels (involves travel).
Support Entrepreneurs’ Growth (Account Management)
Design, deploy and manage the support given to entrepreneurs, which includes coordinating advisory boards and mentoring sessions, making investor introductions, connecting to executive education and internship programs with partner universities.
It will also include arranging partner services, workshops, events, and other services.
Work with Endeavor’s NY headquarters and other offices to provide selected entrepreneurs with additional support and resources from Endeavor’s global network.
In addition, you would work on various initiatives that help us fulfill our mission (e.g. improving how we find and onboard entrepreneurs, managing an initiative to improve how we service entrepreneurs, etc).
Love to delight a customer
Are passionate about entrepreneurship and business
Do the right thing even when you can get away with it
Are eager to learn and try new things that might be outside your comfort zone
Have a work ethic that would make an army general jealous (i.e. you get things done)
Roll up your sleeves and help when a colleague has his / her hands full no task is beneath you
Take pride in delivering high-quality work
Are fun to be around
Enjoy interacting and connecting with people
Can express yourself really well verbally and in written format
Strive to be the gold-standard in everything we do
Care about entrepreneurs and define our success as helping them succeed
Foster a network of people who want to pay it forward to support the next generation of entrepreneurs
Guard confidential information like a mother protects her children
Are not afraid to make mistakes; we see them as an opportunity to learn and improve
Are always improving how we do things
Focus more on solutions than problems
Believe a team of smart, motivated people can, and should, achieve more than the sum of their parts
Believe in having work-life balance
Like to have fun Skills & Qualifications : - Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills (written & oral)
Speak & write Arabic fluently (not a must, but a big plus)
Have an interest in learning about business and entrepreneurship Works With : Endeavor UAE team, Endeavor Global, other Endeavor affiliate offices
Did we tickle your brain and make you smile?
Here is what you need to do :
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We are looking forward to hearing from you.