Open Date :11/04/2018

Job Role: CASTS Programme Associate

Location: TBC

Role: Capital Enterprise are looking to recruit a Capital Accelerate & Scale Tech Superstars (CASTS) Programme Associate.

Duration: X

Capital Enterprise

Capital Enterprise is the membership body for providers of enterprise support services in London. We exist to support entrepreneurs and businesses in London. We are a not-for profit organisation owned by, and run for the benefit of, members. Capital Enterprise and its members provide a wide range of support services including advice, training, mentoring, accelerator programmes, specialist technical expertise, networking, soft loan finance and incubator accommodation to both pre-start and trading entrepreneurs and small businesses in all 33 London Boroughs. Capital Enterprise is funded through members subscriptions, third party sponsorship and by income received from public/private sector partners to develop, pilot and manage innovative programmes that support enterprises and entrepreneurs in London.

CASTS Programme Summary

CASTS aims to create a pathway, unique in the UK, where ambitious and able tech start-ups receive the support to build up their team, management and leadership capacity, develop and test their world class technology/product, achieve good market traction, raise seed investment and prove their businesses model (how they make money) is both repeatable and scalable. CASTS is part funded through the European Regional Development Fund

The Associate will get the opportunity to work alongside high growth technology companies throughout programmes and act as an additional team member. You will attend workshops and day to day programme content.

Roles and Responsibilities

•          Playing an instrumental role for internal processes in working with the startups, mentors, and our network
•          Assisting the start-ups in any areas they might need support with
•          Leveraging the mentor relationships and delivery of various sessions – Office Hours, keynotes, founder social events etc
•          Key support on day-to-day operations, meeting room bookings and co-working space facilities
•          Reporting
•          Assist the Space Camp teams and companies in various other tasks

•          Being highly active at community events and an amazing Space Camp advocate
•          Finding new companies to join the programme

•          Key role in the organisation and day-to-day activities of Space Camp events and logistics
•          Hands-on support in the organization of Pitch and Demo Days

•          Various research tasks (industry reports, potential speakers, sponsorship opportunities etc)
•          Support and contribute to internal communications and social media, website content, events content and blog

•          Recommending new services, productivity tools or applications to improve work and communications for our team and startups
•          Being the point of contact for the service providers of the accelerator


  • Genuinely passionate about entrepreneurship and spacetech
  • Knowledgeable of the accelerator market or has operational experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a business support role in startups, tech companies or close industries
  • A phenomenal multi-tasker who is happy to take initiative but who can work easily with a team
  • Always searching for the next productivity tool, latest tech hacks and tips and tech news
  • Friendly, helpful and enthusiastic and generally a very efficient communicator
  • London-based or able to move here for the duration of the programme (May – July 2018)


Required skills:

  • Proven experience as a self-starter and ability to hit the ground running
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Computer skills – the more the better (Office package, Asana, Eventbrite, Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator, Mailchimp are some examples)
  • Excellent English language skills


  • Desired skills:
  • Interest and experience in evaluating start-up pitch decks
  • Experience in startup accelerator programmes



  • Salary will be £30,000 annually
  • Start date is April 2018

Salary will be paid in monthly installments



Appointments are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a probationary period of 9 months.


Hours of Work

Full time hours average 40 hours per week



Annual leave is 20 working days for a full time member of staff in addition to Bank Holidays per year


How to Apply

To apply for the vacancy send a CV and a cover letter to Nathan McNally at

Closing date: 25/04/2018