100K IDEAS seeks a dynamic, self-motivated Project Manager to work as a team leader assisting startups in Flint, Michigan. The 100K IDEAS Program facilitates the commercialization of innovative products, services, and technologies by identifying funding sources and potential partners as well as providing input on the development, design, marketing, and sales of client products.
Work as a team leader to guide a client’s product through the development process into operations.
Make sure all goals of the project are met
Manage product through workflow process and report on progress issues
Collaborate with specialist in key functions to improve client product outcomes
Manage interaction with specialists in key functions working on client products
Manage outside contracts and agreements
Provide advice on the management of projects
Manage expectations and day to day communications with client
Fill in as needed in under-served key function duties
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Pursuing a bachelor’s in business, management or entrepreneurship or the equivalent of 5-10 years’ experience in the field preferred
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong verbal and written communication
Management and leadership skills
Analytical and creative thinking skills
Additional Salary Information: 100K IDEAS places great value in the Project Manager position, with a starting salary of $42,000 - $54,000 per year based on knowledge and experience.
100K Ideas is a Flint-based nonprofit organization where big thinkers are ushered from napkin-sketch to market. Here we provide real world experience to college students who help address the unmet needs of inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs and ensure a platform to support economic and workforce development as a driver of empowerment in Flint and for innovators everywhere.