ICE71
About the company: 

ICE71 ‘Innovation Cybersecurity Ecosystem at Block71’ is the region’s first cybersecurity entrepreneur hub. Founded by Singtel Innov8, the corporate venture capital unit of Singtel, and the National University of Singapore (NUS), through its entrepreneurial arm NUS Enterprise, we aim to strengthen Singapore’s growing cybersecurity ecosystem by attracting and developing competencies and deep technologies to help mitigate the rapidly increasing cybersecurity risks in the region.

Supported by the CSA and the IMDA, we are Singapore’s first integrated cybersecurity entrepreneur hub, supporting and developing early and growth stage cybersecurity entrepreneurs and startups from around the world.

We run a range of programmes designed to support cybersecurity individuals and startups from idea development to the creation, acceleration and scaling of cybersecurity startups. In addition, through our ICE71 community we will provide startups with go-to-market access, introductions to corporates and channel partners.

Job Description and Requirements:  

An exciting opportunity arises and we are on the lookout for a dynamic, experienced individual to join us as ICE71 Programme Head. He/she will be able to work alongside market leaders to lead the development and growth of programmes for entrepreneurs in an area integral to Singapore’s smart nation vision.

ICE71 (Innovation Cybersecurity Ecosystem at Block71) is the region's first cybersecurity entrepreneur hub with bootcamps, accelerator programmes, landing pad and events specially for cybersecurity entrepreneurs.

Goals and Objectives:
• Oversee the ICE71 team via building and managing team KPIs
• Grow a collaborative environment amongst the cybersecurity entrepreneur ecosystem
• Drive strategies to build awareness of the ICE71 brand, leveraging paid, owned and earned traditional and digital marketing channels as well as local and global media avenues for PR
• Oversee and support outreach campaigns for pipeline to ICE71 bootcamp, accelerator and landing pad programmes
• Drive and increase sponsorships for ICE71 programmes
• Drive the growth and reach of the ICE71 landing pad
• Connect ICE71 entrepreneurs with ecosystem players for funding and/or market access

Responsibilities:
Community Management & Events
• Design and develop community development initiatives like signature events, speaker series to create connections within cybersecurity ecosystem
• Curate event calendars to ensure a good balance of educational, corporate sponsor involvement, lead generating and sales-related events
• Manage and build a cohesive and vibrant ICE71 entrepreneur community
• Oversee management and administration of services and startup service agreements
• Identify opportunities to further ICE71’s support of entrepreneurs

Marketing & PR
• Design, develop and oversee execution of strategies to market & promote awareness and brand presence of ICE71 including identifying requirements for media / PR / corporate communications support
• Identify and oversee development of content for paid, owned and earned marketing channels
• Appoint and oversee media/PR agency and/or corporate communications team for media placements and traction, as well as promoting milestone events
• Develop relationships with key media
• Design and develop outreach activities to build pipeline for ICE71 programmes

Business and Corporate Relations Development
• Seek opportunities for corporate support and sponsorship of ICE71 programmes
• Develop sponsorship packages
• Manage sponsor relations and oversee fulfilment of sponsorship entitlements
• Maintain high landing pad occupancy and vibrancy
• Promote collaboration with partners including hosting visits
• Engage the larger communities by attending other events and networking with local start-ups, accelerators, trade missions, venture capitals and other organisations that interested in cybersecurity

Budgets and Reports
• Monitor budgets and expenditures
• Work with ICE71 wider team to report on progress of activities

Qualifications
• Degree Holder with at least 8-10 years of relevant experience
• Prior experience with managing and promoting incubation / accelerator programmes, facilities and operations
• Familiarity of startups and startup ecosystems
• Resourceful and comfortable in fast changing environment
• Proven marketing and PR skills
• Proven events management skills
• Proven disposition as an effective team player that works well across different cultures
• Excellent communication skills – good grasp of written and spoken English mandatory, good knowledge of secondary languages will be an advantage
• Passionate about entrepreneurship

Go to www.ice71.sg to find out more. Please send applications and CVs to [email protected]
Closing date: 31 January 2019.

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

undisclosed

Status

Open

Closing Date

Jan 31 2019