Operations and Administrative Assistant

 Location: San Francisco, CA Bay Area

What You’ll Accomplish

Are you excited about Asia’s fast growing tech landscape? Are you passionate about helping companies expand globally and improving how cross-border business is currently done?

Our team works with corporations, investors, startups from different parts of North America and Asia to close cross-border business and tech investment deals. Our world-class advisors have been instrumental in initiatives such as Qualcomm’s entry into China, distribution of Netscape in APAC, launching well-known software companies across Far East, SE Asia and Greater China, and investing in the new wave of unicorns in US and Asia. You will work across functions to help the CEO optimize our business model and business processes to prepare our company for rapid growth. This is a contract-hire position with an immediate start date. You will develop and implement strategies and programs to grow our community and help high-profile clients expand into new markets.

The ideal candidate will be a problem-solver that values knowledge sharing who is able to work with government entities, corporate executives, and our multi-talented staff. You should be someone who is a self-initiator and comfortable working in dynamic and unstructured environments.


Responsibilities

  • Handle a broad range of duties from day to day operational activities to scheduling meetings and drafting correspondences
  • Assist with managing Startups Greater Asia’s social media channels and creation of marketing materials.
  • Identify and assist key partners and sponsors for Startups Greater Asia initiatives.
  • Help implement programs to assist high-profile corporate clients, investors and growth stage startups achieve their cross-border expansion goals.
  • Help plan and execute conferences, monthly events, and other partner events to grow and deepen the community.
  • Research relevant topics and players in the ecosystem.

Qualifications

  • Operates with discretion, keeping sensitive/confidential information private
  • Takes initiative and adapts to changing circumstances
  • Values knowledge sharing
  • Displays willingness to accept responsibility and produce results
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Prefer candidates who have deep interests in Asia, have lived in Asia, or have experience working with Asian companies.
  • Have experience with managing logistical and planning processes.
  • Have a team mentality.
  • Located in CA Bay Area.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.

    To apply, please link to your resume, a writing sample, along with a concise statement about your interest in and experience with the North American-Asian tech community in the form below.


    About Startups Greater Asia (SGA)

    Startups Greater Asia (SGA)’s mission is to bridge the tech community of North America and of Asia with knowledge, connections and resources. We understand the challenges of finding verified business intelligence about and validating cross-border business opportunities between North America and Asia.

    With our Greater Asia Advisory Network of experienced investors, corporate executive and entrepreneurs from all parts of Asia, we are creating a centralized hub for companies, founders and investors to:
    (a) better evaluate expansion or deals opportunities in Asia/North America;
    (b) find cross-border growth resources; and
    (c) connect directly with the right opportunities.


SGA provides strategic advisory services and corporate/startup matchmaking services, in addition to hosting relevant events and sharing cross-border business insights with its members. We appreciate the nuances of the diverse Asian business landscape and help companies and investors find and make sense of key information.

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Events and Community Manager

 Location: San Francisco, CA Bay Area

About Startups Greater Asia (SGA)

Startups Greater Asia (SGA)’s mission is to bridge the tech community of North America and of Asia with knowledge, connections and resources. We understand the challenges of finding verified business intelligence about and validating cross-border business opportunities between North America and Asia.

With our Greater Asia Advisory Network of experienced investors, corporate executive and entrepreneurs from all parts of Asia, we are creating a centralized hub for companies, founders and investors to:
(a) better evaluate expansion or deals opportunities in Asia/North America;
(b) find cross-border growth resources; and
(c) connect directly with the right opportunities.

SGA provides strategic advisory services and corporate/startup matchmaking services, in addition to hosting relevant events and sharing cross-border business insights with its members. We appreciate the nuances of the diverse Asian business landscape and help companies and investors find and make sense of key information.

The Role

Are you excited about Asia’s fast growing tech landscape? Are you passionate about helping companies expand globally and improving how cross-border business is currently done?

Our team works with corporations, investors, startups from different parts of North America and Asia to close cross-border business and tech investment deals. Our world-class advisors have been instrumental in initiatives such as Qualcomm’s entry into China, distribution of Netscape in APAC, launching well-known software companies across Far East, SE Asia and Greater China, and investing in the new wave of unicorns in US and Asia. We are seeking an Events and Community Manager to join our team to spread brand awareness, increase community engagement and assist in producing high-quality content. This is a contract to hire position with an immediate start date. You will develop and implement strategies and programs to grow our community and help high-profile clients expand into new markets.

The ideal candidate will be a problem-solver that values knowledge sharing who is able to work with government entities, corporate executives, and our multi-talented staff. You should be someone who is a self-initiator and comfortable working in dynamic and unstructured environments. If you are excited about getting people engaged to discuss growing global tech businesses, then apply to join our team!

Responsibility
· Help coordinate monthly events, market SGA and partner events, and take care of event related tasks
· Post relevant content regularly on SGA social media channels
· Assist with research and content creation initiatives
· Engage the community to talk about cross-border business especially related to North America and Asia
· Brainstorm ideas for events and identify interesting speakers
· Assist with growing SGA’s audience and developing SGA’s services for the community
· Help strategize and implement our social media and content strategy
· Help identify resources for our clients and partners
· This will be initially a part-time role that will transition to a full-time position.

Qualifications
· Problem solver and go-getter.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Prefer candidates who have deep interests in Asia, have lived in Asia, or have experience working with Asian companies.
· Experience with event and conference planning.
· Have a team mentality and value knowledge sharing.
· Located in CA Bay Area.
· Bachelor’s Degree.

To apply, please link to your resume along with a short statement about your interest in and experience with the North American-Asian tech community in the form below.

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