Startmate’s Community Growth Associate will be tasked with finding ambitious people who want to change the world and introducing them to startups. What this means in practice is growing, diversifying, engaging and activating the broader Australian and New Zealand startup community.
Startmate’s Community Growth Associate will be passionate about people, startups, technology, experimentation and unlocking ambitious people to do the best work of their lives. Within this role, there will be ample opportunity for the Community Growth Associate to lean into their unique skills, upskill elsewhere, and carve out a career path for themselves at Startmate.
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We’re looking for someone who is as passionate as us about making Australia and New Zealand the best places in the world to start a company. You must have a high ownership mentality and the ability to take responsibility for goals and outcomes.
We’ve written a lot about why we love at Startmate, so check out our blog if you want some more information, then dive into our mission, values, and team, and read about one of our most ambitious goals.
We believe that building a diverse and inclusive team is critical to Startmate’s success. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. We use Applied to ensure every applicant gets an equal chance of success.
The Startmate community is a unique mix of founders, operators and investors — the one thing everyone has in common is ambition. Startmate is much more than just our team, it’s a community built on paying it forward.
You will have very high autonomy to realise your dreams within your area
We are a remote-first team with coverage across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Noosa and New Zealand. We currently have an office in Melbourne with satellite offices in Sydney and Auckland.
You get to work with every well known and less well-known Australian and Kiwi startup, VC and angel — Canva, Safety Culture, Propeller, Vend, Xero, Blackbird, Square Peg, AirTree, rampersand, Folklore — you name it!
Being able to bring your best self to work is really important to us. We index heavily on wellbeing and engagement to make sure that you’re able to turn up with energy and resilience each day.
A share of Startmate’s success
We think it is important to share successes with the whole team. All Startmate employees receive carry in our funds and are owners in the management company.
We’re making Australia and New Zealand the best place in the world to build a startup. We’re achieving that through building a platform that unleashes startup ambition and accelerates exceptional companies.
At our core, we’re a community of the most ambitious founders, operators and investors propelled by a highly-trusted mentor-driven community, and backed by the best angels, venture funds and tech startups in the region.
Over the past decade we have invested in 170+ startups, with a combined value of $2 billion.