We're hiring - join the Garage48 family!

Garage48 is looking for a full-time project manager!

Garage48 event series was started in 2010 by 6 successful Estonian startup founders as a way to bring the Silicon Valley attitude to this side of the world. Today Garage48 and our Tallinn based co-working space LIFT99 are among the central organisations of the Estonian startup scene. Our goal at Garage48 is to organise hackathon events that boost local startup ecosystems all over Eastern and Central Europe, Africa and Asia, to help to build communities and to promote the entrepreneurial mindset.

As a Project Manager, you will be working alongside our amazing team. Your main responsibilities will be taking the lead in event organisation and also focusing on the communication related to Garage48 brand and the overall message.

Have you always been wow’ed by startups and innovative ideas? Are you flexible, eager to learn, into tech and have got what it takes to conquer the world? This job is for you!

Responsibilities:

1. coordinating the organisation of hackathon events in both in Estonia and foreign countries, including:
    * managing local project management activities, including finances, logistics (venue, catering, supplies), volunteer and mentor outreach
    * managing partnership deals
    * managing and overseeing correct reporting and documentation of the project
    * coordinating the local marketing and media activities including social media, blogging, community outreach etc
    * handling communication with event participants
2. coordinating the overall communication of Garage48 brand, including:
    * managing social media accounts, press-releases, web publicity etc
    * creating content (blog posts, interviews, success stories etc)

Requirements:

1. (Not yet discovered) passion for tech and start-ups!
2. Highly organised & care about correct documentation and budgeting
3. People’s person, enjoy communicating with all sorts of people
4. Responsible and responsive
5. Take pleasure in solving problems
6. Willingness to contribute to the fast-paced environment
7. Good presentation and writing skills
8. Excellent in Estonian and English, knowledge of Russian is always a bonus

Perks:

1. The job is based in the coolest office in Tallinn - LIFT99 located in Telliskivi Loomelinnak
2. Possibility to attend the year-round community events and workshops in LIFT99
3. Travelling and getting to know other cultures - attending hackathon events in different countries 
4. Wide network of connections in the IT sector

If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, please send us your resume, salary expectation and a cover letter telling us why you’d be a great candidate to jobs@garage48.org

Deadline: 1 February 2017