Senior Growth Manager

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Responsibilities

  • Identify and engage with the ecosystem (accelerators, venture builders, venture capitalists, co-working spaces, startup organizations and talent builders)
  • Establish credibility within the startup and investor community by leveraging on the digital hub strategy and the incentives
  • Drive the necessary business and technical relationships with the ecosystem players and their partners and/or portfolio companies to establish new engagement and assist to further populate and/or redomiciling into the identified Digital Hubs and/or the activities organized by the Digital Hubs
  • Manage a team accountable for meeting outcome-based results with clear deliverables and measurements

Required experience

  • You have at least 8 years of business development/sales or startup/investor experience, preferably within the technology industry.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as relationship building skills.
  • An ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations is key.
  • You're self-reliant, adaptable, hardworking, decisive, and professional.
  • You can do data analysis to drive actionable insights and lead relevant campaigns.
  • Some basic technical knowledge is helpful but not fully necessary (such as database systems, core distributed computing concepts, fundamentals of cloud computing and storage systems...).
  • You are passionate about technology innovation.
  • You have experience with and knowledge of the venture capital, accelerators, and incubators community.
  • Candidates with knowledge of the Malaysian startup ecosystem will have an added advantage.

Compensation

  • Let's discuss your salary and benefits!

Job description

MDEC is looking for world-class candidates to join our Growth Ecosystem Development team. In this division, you will have the exciting opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and support startup communities. Through Digital Hub, an incentive-driven status that the government will confer to the ecosystem-populated co-working locations, Malaysia will be positioned as an active member of the ASEAN and global startup ecosystems in attracting capital, talents, and innovation.

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