Sprout is hiring!

When any company grows, the need to resource its growth becomes paramount and Sprout is in a position to need to do just that. With recent personal changes and a lot of good growing pains, we are on the look out for three new herd members.

Accelerator Manager
Community and Events Lead
Venture Analyst

Check out a short description on each below.

Accelerator Manager

As part of the Sprout journey, we run our agtech and foodtech Accelerator twice a year. During each 12-16 week period the Accelerator cohort receive a tonne of support from the Sprout team and our mentors, to help turn their idea into an investable start-up. 

That is where this role comes in!  

If you have a marketing, comms and events background, paired with a passion for creating world-leading outcomes that are hugely people focused, this role is for you!

You’ll manage and deliver our Accelerator’s, building on the solid foundations already laid from when we first launched Sprout back in 2015. You'll be responsible for developing the overarching framework of the Accelerator, to coordinating selections for each one and communicating with the cohort, mentors and investment partners throughout. 

Sound like a bit of you? Find out more and apply https://www.seek.co.nz/job/574...

Community and Events Lead

This is a newly established role at Sprout, with the goal of developing and executing world-class events to help elevate the company through the collaboration with our team and stakeholders, and to foster our wider Sprout community through energetic communications, workshops and events.

This role will be responsible for developing, executing and maintaining our Alumni strategy, as well as supporting and growing our wider agtech and foodtech ecosystem community. As well as community management you will be responsible for the development and delivery of key Sprout events, which are designed to align with Sprout's core strategic principles.

If you love managing communities of people and executing top notch events then this role is for you. Find out more and apply here https://www.seek.co.nz/job/575...

Venture Analyst

We're searching for our next Venture Analyst to join the team.

At Sprout we find great people and technologies to invest in, complete investment analysis and due diligence and present these start-ups to our Investment Committee. This is where you come in! 

You do not need analysis experience to be superb in this role. What you do need are some serious smarts, meaning you learn fast and have great energy with a fantastic work ethic.

You’ll be degree qualified in engineering, science, agriculture, or a related field. Your experience will come from science, technology and agriculture environments and be transferrable to our world. This experience will have taught you the drivers of commercial success and you know how what is needed to get results. Any experience or knowledge of start-ups is a bonus. 

Think this is you? Check out the position listing here https://www.seek.co.nz/job/576...