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Entrepreneur Selection and Growth Associate – Business Development

Endeavor Bulgaria, part of Endeavor Global, a global non-profit organization supporting more than 2,500 high-impact entrepreneurs globally, is looking to expand its team and opens a position for Entrepreneur Selection and Growth Associate – Business Development.
Language requirement:
English
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The Opportunity

You will have the chance to leave a lasting imprint on the entrepreneurial landscape in Bulgaria and contribute to the improvement of the environment we live. Also, you will have access to advanced business leaders and founders, and opportunity to learn from the best entrepreneurs and professionals.

Position: Entrepreneur Selection and Growth Associate – Business Development
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria 
Reports to: Managing Director
Works with: Members of the local network – staff, mentors, board members, partners, entrepreneurs, and candidates; Members of the global network – staff and mentors worldwide

Objective: Support our team in growing our community of high-impact entrepreneurs

Key Responsibilities
• Proactively screen high-potential entrepreneurs running scale-up companies with high growth potential
• Leverage Endeavor’s network of business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs to build a pipeline of entrepreneur candidates
• Maintain an ongoing pipeline of potential entrepreneur candidates
• Draft detailed company overviews to be used at the selection process of the candidates
• Participate in national and international events as needed
• Run the initial stages of Endeavor’s selection process

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably MBA/ EMBA with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience (e.g. consulting, business development, corporate development, startups, accelerators, or VC’s)
• Strong financial background
• Knowledge of the economic and business climate in Bulgaria
• Strong business acumen: ability to identify and evaluate the potential of entrepreneurs and companies regardless of industry

Personal skills
• Motivated, self-driven
• Strong communication skills
• Team player
• Fast-learner and capacity to achieve significant results with limited resources
• Flexible and able to balance multiple priorities
• Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and Bulgarian
• Software proficient (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Familiarity with Salesforce is a plus

Compensation:
Endeavor Bulgaria offers a competitive base salary, performance bonus and benefits package commensurate with experience. 

If you are interested in this challenging position and enjoy working with a dynamic team, please apply with your CV and a cover letter in English at bulgaria@endeavor.org. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English APPLY