Paris City Manager

Posted 2 months ago
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Experience Graduate
Contract types Fixed-term contract
Working time Part time
Language(s) spoken French (Advanced)
Salary range 1000

Are you part of your local startup ecosystem? Do you want to join an outstanding global community of top university students, startups, and business leaders who are passionate about entrepreneurship? Contact us.

Sage Corps is seeking city managers for its summer programs. This part-time position will require approximately 5 hours of work per week over eight weeks with some ramp-up work in advance.

Act as local contact and culture/language resource for a cohort of top U.S. university students who will spend eight weeks working for local startups
Act as liaison between Sage Corps and local host incubators/accelerators, host startups, and local professional contacts in the startup ecosystem (entrepreneurs, angel and VC investors, influencers/connectors, corporations)
Curate and develop a calendar of events for Sage Corps Fellows to attend while in-country (can leverage local startup event opportunities) and other relevant networking opportunities
24/7 on-call emergency phone support of on-site fellows
Support and handle any on-site crises in coordination with Sage Corps HQ
Provide immediate and pertinent communication with Sage Corps HQ in the event of an emergency
Assist students in their adjustment to a new culture and help them to maximize their learning opportunities
In case of emergency, coordinate with local partners in support of the fellows including student accommodations, universities, and other local partners
Communicate with Sage Corps HQ weekly regarding events and program management
Potentially identify a colleague or friend to serve as city coordinator to assist in case of emergency or unavailability of city manager
Assist with program setup including housing site visits and arranging some orientation events

At least two years of post-graduate work experience
Strong knowledge of/experience in local startup ecosystem
Enjoys working with and mentoring university students
Experience leading groups and organizing events
Solid local knowledge of the city in which fellows are working
Enthusiastic, outgoing
Strong public speaking skills
Strong organizational skills
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