Head of Relations Latam

Job description

The Role
In this new role as Head of relations, you will support the team in LATAM with the construction and strengthening of all relationships and the management of the Rockstart community, which is made up of investors, allies and corporations. Your main role will be to ensure that Rockstart provides top-notch support to our portfolio companies, and delivers relevant opportunities to our investors. This role would be perfect for someone with great communication skills, who genuinely connects with people, who is extremely empathetic and enjoys meeting new people and managing these relationships professionally and strategically.

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Main Responsibilities:

  • Database management;

  • Prepare and send external communications (invitations, opportunity updates, etc.);

  • Identify and reach out to new investment funds and angel networks

  • Facilitate startup<>investor e-introductions;

  • Lead, improve and expand the company's strategic and commercial relationships with external clients, corporations, investors, allies and institutions. 

  • Proactively seek business opportunities, especially with corporations and institutions involved in the startup ecosystem.

  • Establish efficient internal processes for managing these external relations.

  • Create, manage and execute events and activities that give Rockstart greater visibility in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in LATAM. 

  • Manage and execute continuous improvement strategies for events that bring together all the stakeholders that make up the Rockstart community. 

  • Creation, coordination and execution of initiatives related to investors such as School of Investors and the network of investors and VC Rockstart. 

  • Measurement and analysis of the activities developed in the area. 

  • Search for sponsors and allies to strengthen Rockstart events, programs and different initiatives.

  • Prospect and profile potential co-investors in Latam for our startups.

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Requirements

What makes you the perfect candidate?

 You are empathetic and get energy from conversations and connecting with new people. You’re thorough and methodical in your approach to work, and you’re comfortable taking on a variety of different tasks and projects at the same time. You’re a fast learner and can work autonomously, taking the initiative to ask questions and/or reach out proactively to other teams when needed. Most importantly, you are detail-oriented and take pride in delivering quality work.

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Bonus

  • Previous experience in management of allies.

  • An interest in the startup scene.

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Start: ASAP

Availability: full time.

Remuneration: According to previous experience.

Location: Bogotá, Colombia.

If you have any questions regarding the role you can address these to Wouter Jaarsma at wouter@rockstart.com

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A bit about Rockstart

We are an international team of +45 professionals dedicated to empowering purpose-driven founders to drive positive change on a global scale. We have an entrepreneurial mindset, we are open and honest, we strive to get results and we're committed to our mission. What we value most are founders, their big, bold dreams and how we can add value and create a better future together.

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We are a global organization with offices in Amsterdam (NL), Copenhagen (DK), and Bogota (COL).

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We provide fast-track scaling solutions for purpose-driven founders operating in Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Technology - through domain-focused, mentor-driven programs, market introductions and investments from early stage to series B from our funds.

Since its establishment in 2011, Rockstart has invested in more than 250 startups and its alumni value to date is €750m. Rockstart has notable exits such as Wercker, Bouw7, iClinic and in 2021 3D Hubs and Brincr.