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Founded in 2016 with offices in Los Angeles (HQ) and New York and a staff of 34, M13 is a consumer technology venture capital firm that invests in the brightest founders building the future of consumer behavior in work, commerce, health, and money. M13’s Propulsion Platform is powered by one operating partner for every investing partner: our founders get access to deep operational expertise, tech tools, and a community that helps them build faster and better.
Messier 13 (or M13) is one of the brightest star clusters in the Northern sky. It’s full of remarkable individual stars, and when those stars come together, they create something truly greater than the sum of its parts. All of us at M13 contribute to our collective success by being brighter together.
We are seeking an NYC-based Community Coordinator to join the M13 Propulsion Team. M13’s Propulsion engine supports our portfolio companies by providing valuable insight and expertise across critical functions in order to help our founders grow their businesses. The Propulsion team allows us to give our founders a competitive advantage through knowledge and community, with the goal of materially impacting the trajectory of the companies that we invest in.
Reporting to M13’s Head of Community, the Community Coordinator will be an essential member of the team that interfaces with the firm’s exceptional community of influential founders, operators, and investors in the global tech ecosystem. The Community Coordinator will ensure that our community events deliver on M13’s promise to founders and inspire our broader network to be active members of our growing community.
As Community Events Coordinator you will:
- Support planning and execution of M13 community events, including portfolio- and external network-events - Oversee vendor management and coordinate event logistics including but not limited to venue research and contract negotiations, catering, rentals, AV/IT, registration, staffing, nametags, photographers, and swag - Support onsite with event execution and be willing to travel when needed - Coordinate registration and support with event websites (when applicable), invitation creation, list management, and RSVPs, attendee tracking, and pre & post-event reporting via Hubspot - Schedule kick-off meetings and circulate event briefs prior to events - Under the direction of Partner, Head of Brand and Director of Community own all East Coast events and partner with M13 West Office Manager on the execution of West Coast events - Manage events project planning in Notion - Manage events calendar and all internal and external calendar invites/comms-making sure the firm is aware of all upcoming events - Manage M13 portfolio event communications and tracking (invites, reminders, all comms) - Logistics support for the creative aspect of events
What you bring to the role:
- You are creative - You are an expert at planning and coordinating and have a reputation for keeping everyone in the know when it comes to events - You are an excellent communicator - You are obsessive about the details and enjoy organizing information and data - You are excited to build your capacity as a coordinator and see this as an excellent opportunity to learn and be mentored - You are humble and easy-going
- You don’t have experience working in venture capital or tech but have the confidence and can tell the story about why your skills are transferable to this role - Passionate about \*something\* - you love medieval literature, or F1 racing, or camping - anything that gets you excited and keeps you curious
What's in it for you:
- One Team, One Dream: A chance to work alongside world-class VC talent in a collaborative and developmentally-focused culture that is respectful, inclusive, diverse, and inspiring. You’ll do the best work of your life here and have fun doing it. - Comprehensive Health Package: Medical, dental, and vision plans that are thoughtful and supportive of the needs of each M13 employee - Open PTO Policy: We're focused on healthy work-life balance and therefore set no firm guidelines as to how much time off each employee is permitted to take - Investment in Your Future: Employee Profit Sharing Program and 401(k) Retirement Plan with matching for all employees - Many more excellent perks available within our comprehensive benefits program
Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.
M13 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We deeply understand the value of bringing together a team with different perspectives, educational backgrounds, and life experiences. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.