Endeavor is a mission-driven, global organization leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement. Endeavor was founded on the belief that job creation, innovation, and overall prosperity flourish where there is robust support for high-impact entrepreneurs.
Launched in 1997, Endeavor has established a presence in nearly 40 markets across Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, and underserved areas of Europe and the United States.
Today, Endeavor supports nearly 2,000 high-impact entrepreneurs leading 1,200+ companies at the scale-up stage, offering them a best-in-class seal of approval, an unrivaled personal and professional network, frictionless co-investment capital, and peer-to-peer idea exchange in a truly global setting.
These entrepreneurs include MercadoLibre, a NASDAQ-listed e-commerce technology company valued at over $13B, and six unicorns such as Rappi or Careem.
In turn, from this support, these high-impact entrepreneurs have created over 3 million jobs and generated over US$20B in revenue in 2019.
Endeavor Greece is searching to add to its’ team a top-caliber professional who is passionate about entrepreneurship and shares Endeavors’ vision to support entrepreneurs to catalyze growth and change in Greece.
The Entrepreneur Selection & Growth Associate has the opportunity to leave a lasting imprint on the entrepreneurial landscape of Greece and the region for years to come.
1). Support Endeavor Greece’s Search & Selection Process :
Develop expertise in strategic industry verticals and proactively screen high-potential entrepreneurs running companies with EUR500,000 - EUR50 million in annual sales
Leverage Endeavor’s network of business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, academics and journalists to nominate potential candidates
Assess companies’ growth potential, critical challenges, and the entrepreneurial capacity and mindset of the team
Draft company overviews and detailed case studies to be used at Endeavor’s Local and International Selection Panels. These case studies analyze business concepts, innovation, growth potential and management teams
Support entrepreneurs through the selection process through mentor research and outreach, meeting coordination and detailed note-taking
Prepare and train entrepreneurs for Local and International Selection Panels
Maintain an ongoing pipeline of potential entrepreneur candidates
2). Accelerate Entrepreneur Impact through Endeavor Services :
Build deep relationships local High-Impact Endeavor Entrepreneurs
Help Endeavor Entrepreneurs grow faster and more effectively by anticipating and proactively managing their needs and required services
Support on all aspects of the support given to entrepreneurs including advisory boards, mentorship sessions with advisers and investors, and other strategic services related to talent, market expansion, and investment
Provide support in event, partner, and network services by helping event lead, involvement in partner communication and reporting, familiarizing oneself with entrepreneur portfolios to support calls, suggesting collaborations, and researching potential connections for companies.
Contribute to overall management by supporting with the logistics of recruiting, running reports and dashboards regularly to monitor service delivery, and familiarizing oneself with Endeavor’s existing network.
Work with other Endeavor offices to provide selected entrepreneurs with additional support and resources from Endeavor’s network.
Assume an active role in Endeavor Greece’s marketing and positioning activities, acting as an ambassador of the organization and contributing to the blog, social media, press events and general publicity of Endeavor Greece.
3). Support the Entrepreneur Selection & Growth team :
Ensure that company profiles are completed on time and are of the highest quality
Ensure that Endeavor Greece provides maximum value to its’ High-Impact Entrepreneurs
4). Increase Endeavor’s brand awareness and leadership position
Assume an active role in Endeavor Greece’s marketing and positioning activities, providing input into MarComms strategy and messaging, acting as an ambassador of the organization and contributing to the blog, social media, press events and general publicity of Endeavor Greece
Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of relevant work experience (consulting, investment banking, private equity, business development, corporate development)
Strong writing and analytical skills
Exceptional business acumen : ability to identify and evaluate world-class entrepreneurs and companies
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
Entrepreneurial personality and capacity to achieve significant results with limited resources
Self-starter and ability to work independently in a fast-paced, often ambiguous environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills both in English and Greek
Strong work ethic; Highly motivated, focused, creative, flexible, organized, and able to balance multiple priorities
Connecting personality, focus on servicing and managing multiple accounts, interacting with entrepreneurs, executives and mentors, providing value for all engaged stakeholders
Passion about entrepreneurship, business, economics and international development
Knowledge of the economic and business climate, activities and trends in Greece
Flexibility and willingness to travel
Strong computer software proficiency on MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) is required, while familiarity with business software products (GSuite, Salesforce, Slack etc) will be considered a plus
What we offer :
Dynamic work environment in a highly qualified team
Access to international professionals in 30+ countries
Access to High-Impact entrepreneurs and corporate executives
Extensive development opportunities
Aligned with a non-profit organization, Endeavor Greece offers a competitive base salary, bonus, and benefits package commensurate with experience.