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Digital Accelerator Manager –Full Time – Temporary Contract (approx. 6 months) - Aberdeen

This is an exciting opportunity to join the vibrant team at Elevator.

Elevator are a social enterprise dedicated to supporting the entrepreneurs, business leaders and employees of today and tomorrow. We do this by providing expert business advice, quality office space, and encouraging entrepreneurship and enterprising behaviour through a range of projects and events across Aberdeen city and shire and Tayside regions.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated individual to lead a Digital Accelerator Programme in conjunction with Opportunity North East (ONE). This is a unique opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading entrepreneurial organisations and to make a distinct difference to entrepreneur-led businesses with global potential. This position will be based in Aberdeen.

We are looking for a highly motivated, digitally literate individual who will spearhead the identification and support of start-up and early stage companies, either developing or interested in developing digital solutions for commercial/industrial deployment. The ONE Digital Accelerator aims to attract north east based companies who are looking to develop industrial digital solutions for their own digital transformation challenges or new/existing companies looking to develop new solutions to be taken into market.

The Digital Accelerator Manager will assist with the design and delivery of the programme in partnership and consultation with ONE and ONE CodeBase. Leverage their network of contacts and corporate relationships, assist with marketing and promotion of the programme, manage Founder recruitment and selection, develop appropriate mentor recruitment and ultimately make the Digital Accelerator Programme the best it can be. 

This is initially a full time, temporary contract position for six months. Independent contractors are welcome to apply. Start date as soon as available. 

The correct ‘fit’:

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have Digital sector industry experience (entrepreneurial start-up experience is preferable).
  • Possess an understanding of digital themes such as: Big Data, Processing, Prediction Algorithms and Analytics; Deep Tech & SAAS; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Blockchain; User Interface and User Experience design/implementation; IOT/Smart systems.
  • Be an excellent educator and communicator.
  • Have a strong team work ethic.
  • Be extensively networked in Aberdeen City & Shire and with the wider entrepreneurial landscape.

Please see the link below for full job description.  In order to apply please send CV and covering letter to jobs@elevatoruk.com

Job description

Elevator UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.