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Marketing & Events Coordinator, MassChallenge Texas

Department: Marketing
Location: Austin, TX

MassChallenge is the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet. We “help entrepreneurs win” by bringing together resources that help them launch and grow their businesses – no strings attached. MassChallenge is a fast-paced, exciting place to work. We are a small team getting a lot done! If you want a challenging and rewarding career in the center of the startup ecosystem, this opportunity is for you! The MassChallenge Texas Marketing & Events Coordinator is a great opportunity for a purpose-driven, resourceful, and organized professional. 

We believe that when startups win, consumers win, and when they win, we transform the world. With support from the State of Texas, City of Austin, and numerous private organizations, MassChallenge Texas builds upon the success of MassChallenge. 

Are you an experienced events coordinator who is detail-obsessed, organized, and creative? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment? If so, see details below and apply today! 

As MassChallenge Texas is a key convener for the State of Texas, this role uniquely positions you as an events leader not just locally, but across the State and the global MassChallenge community. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Recommend and execute highly engaging and outstanding events that support major MassChallenge Texas campaigns and ongoing engagements, including key events like: 
  • Accelerator – help showcase MassChallenge Texas entrepreneurs and demonstrate the quality of the MassChallenge Texas program 
  • Corporate/Startup Collaboration – organize ongoing events that provide the partnerships team with high-quality leads for new partners 
  • Accelerator Finale (our awards ceremony) – help celebrate MassChallenge Texas entrepreneurs and its community, raise funding, and inspire continued community engagement at our largest event of the year 
  • Community Events – bring the Texas entrepreneurial community together on a regular schedule with dynamic programming 
  • Work closely with the marketing team to design experiences that dazzle and engage MassChallenge Texas entrepreneurs and the broader innovation community 
  • Own extensive logistics and details that ensure successful events and programs 
  • Closely coordinate with MassChallenge Texas team members, including the partnerships team, community team, operating team, and marketing team to ensure the right community members participate 
  • Oversee the events budget and epitomize a cost-conscious approach 
  • Collaborate across programs to provide input and systematize event processes 
  • Manageme  interns, volunteers, and team members supporting event execution 

Our Audience: 

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Industry experts and community connectors 
  • Government Leaders; state and country delegations, non-governmental organizations and universities 
  • Investors 
  • Corporate Leaders 
  • Media
  • Students 
  • And more! 

Who You Are: 

  • 2-3+ years of professional experience preferred 
  • 0-2+ years of full time experience in events/experiential marketing  
  • You are committed to success and will take this opportunity seriously 
  • You have a passion for working with your hands and aren’t afraid to get dirty 
  • You are excited about the mission of MassChallenge Texas to "Help Entrepreneurs Win." 
  • You thrive on being at the center of the startup universe and take advantage of opportunities given to you 
  • You can work effectively in a startup environment with a structure that favors taking initiative 
  • You are independent, biased to action, resourceful, and willing to learn while doing 
  • You have enthusiasm for the startup community 
  • You demonstrat ability to design and execute events, and have strong attention to detail and resourcefulness – critical to working under tight budgets and timelines 
  • Able to manage up 
  • Enjoy working in a fluid, dynamic organization with minimal direction 
  • Exemplary skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel required 
  • Bachelor’s degree 


Benefits of Working with MassChallenge Texas 

MassChallenge Texas provides significant professional development and growth opportunities, plus access to an incredible network of innovators and entrepreneurs. 

Specifically, employees receive: 

  • Access to Startups: Gain direct access to the world's highest-impact startups across all industries 
  • Access to Startup Resources: Gain direct access to the world's best and most supportive startup resources, including top investors, corporate executives, politicians, university personnel and more 
  • Constant Learning: Understand how to optimize the growth of startups across multiple industries 
  • Growth: MassChallenge Texa is growing significantly and you can be a part of a top-tier team of dedicated staff 
  • Ownership: You have the ability to take ownership over really significant and strategically important projects in areas you wouldn’t ever expect 
  • Benefits: We offer competitive benefits. Submit your application to learn more! 

How to Apply: 

Draft a one-page cover letter in which you tell us about yourself by answering the following three questions: 

  • Why Startups: Tell us why you want to work with startups, and why at MassChallenge Texas in particular. 

  • Why You: Detail why you are a perfect match for this particular job. 

  • Compensation Requirements: Please tell us your salary expectations. We regret that we cannot consider any candidate who does not provide specific salary requirements. 

Please be sure that the cover letter is no longer than a single page. Finally, when you send us your LinkedIn profile, please do NOT cut and paste the URL from your browser's address bar. Rather, please provide the shorter URL that LinkedIn provides, which includes your name. 


Employment at MassChallenge is contingent upon verification of identity and eligibility to work in the country that the position is based in, based on applicable laws. 


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