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Internal Project Manager - Deal Sourcing

Any Major, Any Year


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Who We Are

Genesis enables UT Austin student innovators and leaders to reach their greatest potential by providing them with mentorship, startup capital, and real-world investment experience. We have raised over $1.8M to achieve this mission and are growing our team in order to multiply our impact on the UT entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Your Team - Deal Sourcing

Our deal sourcing team is on a mission to find the next Michael Dell, Sara Blakely, or Emily Weiss. Members of the Deal Sourcing team identify and engage Longhorn leaders and innovators on every corner of campus. You will gain experience with boots on the ground marketing by attending entrepreneurial events across campus and Austin, and meeting new people in degree programs across the university. Additionally, you’ll be able to help companies at the earliest stages refine their pitches and achieve key milestones.  

Genesis is structured to take advantage of the 80/20 rule, whereby 20% of each team member’s time is spent outside of their assigned project area on initiatives that both are both high impact and of personal interest to the team member. In other words, you’ll also have 20% of your time to explore new projects within Genesis.


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Your Role - Project Manager (Internal)

A deal sourcing internal project manager is responsible for ensuring efficient operation of internal processes in the Genesis deal sourcing process, from application intake through initial pitch to the Genesis Investment Team.  Under the tutelage of experienced deal sourcing and operations leaders, you will build valuable skills applicable to a wide variety of jobs by driving process improvements. In summary, you will have an integral role in accomplishing our mission and fulfilling our goal of funding UT entrepreneurs.

 

Qualifications

Key Responsibilities

  • You have a passion for startups, venture capital, and/or technology

  • You are organized, comfortable managing calendars and conflicting priorities

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • You have an interest in process improvement and management

  • Drive process improvements in the deal sourcing process: improving how we communicate, schedule, and manage company applications

  • Ensure engagement from across Genesis team in the pitch process

  • Act as the product owner for deal sourcing tools and methods that help the whole team do their jobs successfully

 

Project Details

  • Open for: Any active UT Austin student of any major and any degree level (undergraduate thru PhD)

  • Location: all across campus and at events in the Austin startup ecosystem

 

Join the Team

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