Be the next Entrepreneur in Residence of Le Camping

Published on the 12 January 2013 by Admin Initial

Le Camping is looking for his next EIR !
We are currently looking for an amazing EIR able to challenge, boost, and make the start-ups of  season 4 reach higher and higher :
Someone with real knowledge and experience of what means to create a startup, how specific it should be, internationally connected, smart, english-native, with its own personality... well, a gem hard to find !
The EIR holds a great responsibility, as he is responsible for the general direction and acceleration of the startups in residence.

To be a good fit with our program and our team, you should have already created

Le Camping is looking for his next EIR !

We are currently looking for an amazing EIR able to challenge, boost, and make the start-ups of  season 4 reach higher and higher :

Someone with real knowledge and experience of what means to create a startup, how specific it should be, internationally connected, smart, english-native, with its own personality... well, a gem hard to find !

The EIR holds a great responsibility, as he is responsible for the general direction and acceleration of the startups in residence.

To be a good fit with our program and our team, you should have already created your startup or being associated to, have a good understanding of startup financing, be comfortable with product development methods and truly enjoy working with and challenging motivated entrepreneurs !

Key Responsibilities

The Entrepreneur in Residence at Le Camping is a critical role for the operation and growth of the program and is in charge of:

Startup Management

*** Challenge and solve problem with Le Camping startups day-to-day

*** Apply pressure to startups to accelerate development, big picture and granular, respectively

*** Understand problem areas and what category mentor they should be connecting with

*** Hold startups accountable to various deliverables throughout the program

Mentor Relations

*** Effectively connect startups to mentors with complementary skill sets or expertise

*** Work with Community Manager to better engage mentors with the program

Program Execution

*** Ensure startups are participating within the greater curriculum

*** Collect and qualitatively analyze deliverables and progress

*** Assist startups in preparing for various milestones in four core categories: 1) Product Development 2) Customer/Business Development 3) Fundraising 4) Talent Acquisition

Investor Relations

*** Interface directly with the local investment community

*** Evangelize LE Camping companies to relevant investors

*** Assist in the planning and execution of large events (Demo Day, exhibitions, shows, Media Day, etc.)

Job Criteria

*** Ability to effectively analyze and spot problem areas (need to pivot) *** Strong communication, interpersonal and networking skills *** Self-starter, strong time management skills and ability to multi-task

*** Experience in one or more web startups

*** Deep understanding and appreciation for leveraging web technology

*** Able to learn, adapt and implement new skills

Other Details

*** The EIR role requires a native English speaker !

*** Le Camping will assist in the acquisition of your work visa.

*** Timeframe - As soon as possible through August 2013

- January and February 2013: Selection of Le Camping?s next 12 startups

- March 2013: Beginning of the Program

- May 2013: Demo Day ? Paris -  London, Berlin

- September 2013: Media Day

*** Contact: elise@lecamping.org ***

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What is Le Camping ?

Our program helps innovative teams and Web entrepreneurs to accelerate their development by providing free space to gathering 12 startups 24/7 in the former stock exchange building (La Bourse), located in the middle of Paris.

60 mentors are dedicated to supporting the 12 teams by providing them their expertise and opening their networks to help the startups grow rapidly.

Le Camping?s team consists of 3 people full-time dedicated to creating a customized, adapted and flexible program.

In addition, lawyers, accountants and a public relations support are included for free. The Camping experience is focused on rapid acceleration, but also immerses startups into a strong community of young and passionate entrepreneurs.

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