Program Manager, OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator


Job Description

OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator, with ECMC, invests in five education and workforce innovation startups who participate in a three-month, concierge accelerator program in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Each startup receives a cash investment of $100,000, office space and access to gener8tor’s global network of mentors and investors.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • Self-starter. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly independent environment and juggle multiple ongoing projects, responsibilities and external relationships. 
  • Willingness to intensively and rapidly dive deeper into the edtech, startup and venture capital communities even if already familiar. 
  • Flexibility to travel, work some nights and weekends– we’re not a Monday-Friday, 9-5 operation! 
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • A “no job is beneath me” mentality.


  • Recruit, vet and help select startups to participate in the OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator.
  • Set program timelines, plan logistics and help execute OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator programs and related activities.
  • Collaborate with mentors, investors, sponsors, gener8tor staff and all other stakeholders in support of the OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator.
  • Assist OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator current cohort and alumni management with ongoing mentor, sponsor and investor relations during and following the program.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Conference.
  • Be a liaison between accelerator sponsors and the program.
  • Be the #1 cheerleader for the startups and entrepreneurs we work with.
  • Community engagement: attend and build relationships at local startup events.

gener8tor's turnkey platform for the creative economy connects startup founders, musicians, artists, investors, universities and corporations. The gener8tor platform includes pre-accelerators, accelerators, corporate programming, conferences and fellowships.

gener8tor is a nationally-ranked, GOLD tier accelerator in the U.S. as ranked by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project.

"At gener8tor we revolve everything we do around helping our customers–the entrepreneurs!"

If you’d like to join us on the pirate ship, please send an email to [email protected] with a resume and a few paragraphs on why you’d be an amazing addition to our team in this role. Please apply as soon as possible. Applications are due Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

Job Location

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

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