Program Manager - SecureTech
Philadelphia, PA

Dreamit Ventures is looking for a Program Manager to join our team to spearhead operations of our SecureTech acceleration platform in Philadelphia, PA. Dreamit SecureTech focuses on security in 3 core areas: logical, social and physical.

The Program Manager will be responsible for handling and executing day-to-day operations and coordination, and will work alongside the SecureTech Managing Director. The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for enabling successful execution of the 14-week acceleration program bi-annually in addition to ongoing responsibilities throughout the year. While much of this job is about making sure the day-to-day is running smoothly while looking down the road to make sure the cycle will meet all goals, the SecureTech PM will get deep exposure to a wide array of global startups within the vertical, including their business models, go-to-market strategies, unique insights, aspirations, and challenges.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside and support the SecureTech Managing Director to execute Dreamit’s biannual accelerator program across content, curriculum, Customer Immersions, and the Investor Roadshow, ensuring that the program is operating in accordance with Dreamit’s best practices
  • Handle program scheduling, logistics, and coordination for Customer Immersions and the Investor Roadshow
  • Perform initial screening of prospective cohort startups during application season and network with startups throughout the year for program recruitment efforts
  • Research, identify, and source potential prospective Customer Immersion partners while building and managing relationships with current Customer Immersion partners
  • Handle day-to-day cycle logistics while optimizing internal operations
  • Work with senior leadership and channel partners to implement all accelerator program aspects including but not limited to curriculum needs and creation, advisor/mentor curation, partner relationship management and general cycle procedures
  • Connect startups with Dreamit’s network of industry experts, corporate partners & potential customers
  • Support the SecureTech Managing Director in program execution including documentation of meetings and management of program deliverables
  • Plan and assist with management of numerous cycle and off-cycle events, including program kickoff week, demo days, and alumni and recruiting events

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of work experience in business operations, program management, or experience in cybersecurity/security technology startup and/or venture capital experience
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of team members and proactively volunteer to assist with critical initiatives
  • Honed business development, organizational, communication skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong interest and/or experience in technology, startup and venture capital ecosystem
  • Proven experience dealing with logistics and comfort with a variety of responsibilities and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
 

Or Send Resume + Cover Letter to jobs@dreamitventures.com

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