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Tech M - Programme Coord

Manchester’s potential to be a world-class tech city has never been nearer. Tech Manchester is a part of that movement and you could be too.

In this new role, you will drive engagement within the Tech Manchester network and beyond through social media engagement and organising events with the Tech Manchester network. You will support the administration and processes of the Tech Manchester programme.  Whilst this is primarily an office-based role, you will also be involved in face-to-face meetings with start-ups and mentors, as well as regular networking.

Responsibilities:

Daily responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring the Tech Manchester website lists contacting new users to confirm their requirements
  • Monitoring and procuring content to share on Tech Manchester channels including:                      

                               Facebook

                               Linkedin

                               You Tube

                               Wakelet

                               Twitter

  • Creating and promoting organic posts on Tech Manchester channels
  • Monitoring engagement across Tech Manchester channels
  • Administration of events page

General:

  • General admin, record keeping of the mentor-mentee journey
  • Courtesy calls and meetings
  • Co-ordinating classroom programme of lessons for startups
  • Helping to develop relationships with other co-work spaces to develop partner relationships with them for UKFast referrals

Future:

  • Assisting with tours and working with startups on site in the new accelerator space
  • Further development of a structured curriculum of workshops for startups

Skills required :

  • Social media experience
  • Degree-standard education
  • Administrative experience

Desirable skills and experience :

  • Proactive
  • Self-managed
  • Driven
  • Caring
  • Forward thinking

What's the earning potential?

  • We offer a salary of £22-26K depending on experience

What benefits are on offer?

  • Award-winning training and education centre with three full-time teachers who help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn
  • On-site gym with steam room – we  also have weekly classes such as Boot Camp and Yoga – there      is something for everyone
  • Birthdays off as a paid holiday
  • UKFest – our incredible festival with live bands, free food and drink for the entire company, friends and family. The event is described as a mini-Glastonbury with over 1000 attending in 2016
  • Private BUPA healthcare cover after a years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years service
  • Pension Scheme with significantly higher matched contributions

We also offer these if you’re interested:

  • Regular cinema nights and LAN parties
  • Friends and family open days where people related to the company come over to eat and drink with us at Christmas
  • Referral scheme in which you can earn up to £500 for referring superstars to join the business
  • Family days out to Chester Zoo
  • An extra weeks holiday the year you get married
  • Crèche on site – somewhere to play when your kids come to visit

We’ve got loads more too:

  • Bar! Free drinks on a Friday to end the week
  • Onsite parking
  • Sports clubs such as running, football & netball
  • Table tennis and pool tables – things can get competitive
  • Console gaming area and arcade machines
  • Regular pub quizzes with our very own quiz master - friends and family are also welcome
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office
  • Team building experiences climbing Snowdon

Performance Incentives:

  • We’re big believers in rewarding commitment, so you get £1000 after 5 years with us and an amazing £10,000 bonus after 10 years in the family
  • We offer reward trips to amazing places such as Vegas or skiing in Switzerland!
  • Top performers achieve VIP parking

Coming soon:

  • Future plans to have a dog kennels for all you dog lovers
  • Share Scheme for the entire business to make people feel rewarded and connected

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