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6 Aug 2021

Full-Time Pittsburgh Innovation Center Manager

OneValley – Posted by OneValley Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

The OneValley Innovation Center Manager develops, maintains, and expands the relationships between OneValley, the startup community in Pittsburgh, and global corporations. This role provides an exciting opportunity to manage the operational efforts of a high-energy co-working space, run programming and partnership efforts, and collaborate with entrepreneurs at early stage startups and executives at major corporations.

The Innovation Center Manager will report to the General Manager of OneValley Pittsburgh, and will need to work effectively with the local team as well as a distributed team across our Pittsburgh, Silicon Valley, Boston, and future OneValley locations. Day-to-day responsibilities include managing a startup sales pipeline, meeting with and mentoring early-stage startups, and leading vendor relationships and center operations.

This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for technology and startups. You will get to learn about entrepreneurship and organizational innovation from the ground up, alongside a team of incredibly driven and passionate people.

At OneValley, we are committed to fighting systemic inequality through democratizing and decentralizing access to resources and support networks so that together we build an innovation community with diversity, love, and action at its core. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and maintain a pipeline of startups that align with the OneValley criteria
  • Ensure space operational efficiency and desk/office space capacity; responsible for office and membership sales, hitting targets and quarterly OKRs (Objectives & Key Results)
  • Identify and maintain a pipeline of corporate partners for event/media sponsorship and OneValley corporate innovation programming
  • Work with local partners to identify and build relationships with startups, investors, co-working spaces, accelerators, and corporate innovators
  • Work with the Pittsburgh GM and Silicon Valley HQ team to develop relationships, close deals, and identify growth opportunities with current, new, and potential partners
  • Produce, organize, and maintain sales and marketing materials including presentation decks, case studies, competitive landscapes, newsletters, and contact lists
  • Work with the events team on production and logistical support for demo days, mentor sessions, and other weekly, monthly, and quarterly events
  • Recruit, on-board, and train Pittsburgh-based mentors to the GSV Passport platform
  • Manage Innovation Center vendor relationships
  • Work with other OneValley team members and staff to meet the needs of our community and customers

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience within a startup, VC, innovation group, or relevant field.
  • Passion for and knowledge of the startup space
  • Passion for and experience in working with startups from a range of industry sectors
  • Track record of effectively developing business relationships that impact company performance
  • Excellent focus on attention to both detail and macro-level outcomes
  • Excited to work in an ever changing and unpredictable environment
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
  • Strong internal and external communicator with great interpersonal skills
  • 5+ years experience within a startup, VC, innovation group, or relevant field
  • Experience in both large companies and startups preferred;


The successful candidate will be based in our stunning new Innovation Center co-working space at Hazelwood Green. OneValley also offers the following employee benefits:
  •  Build a Community – We’re listing this as a benefit, because great co-workers make all the difference! We provide plenty of opportunities to connect with our 40+ (and growing!) team members, primarily based at our headquarters in San Mateo, to continue to build a more diverse and inclusive community.
  •  Unlimited Vacation –  We encourage all employees to take at least three weeks. Good colleagues don’t let each other burn out!
  •  Employee Options – We’re building something great together, and our employees deserve to share in our success.
  •  Stay Healthy Physically and Mentally – We cover 85% of your premiums for medical, vision and dental, and 70% for your dependents. We offer a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan for any extra out of pocket costs.  We also have an Employee Assistance Program with 24-hour free, confidential counseling and referral services for you and your family members, and our People Ops team host a daily guided meditation session!
  •  Take Parental Leave – We give new parents (biological, adoptive, and foster) 12 weeks of paid time away.
  •  Save for Retirement – with our employee 401(k) Plan
  •  Grow yourself and your Career – All employees receive a personal learning and development budget in addition to standard trainings, lunch and learns, teambuilding and retreats.
  •  Lower commuting costs – Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits let you set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible commuting costs, such as parking, public transit and alternative forms of transportation.
  •  We’ve got you covered for anything unexpected – All employees receive basic life insurance, AD&D and Disability Insurance

About OneValley

OneValley is a global entrepreneurship platform that supports entrepreneurs, accelerates startups, and empowers organizations across the world that foster innovation communities. OneValley directly supports over 58,000 members and indirectly another 200,000+ through our B2B partnerships and platforms, powered by our online platform Passport, the world’s most comprehensive innovation platform connecting Silicon Valley to the World, and the World to Silicon Valley.

Our team is headquartered in our Innovation Center in San Mateo, which serves as a world-class coworking space for start ups. In July 2021 we launched our Pittsburgh Innovation Center inside the newly redeveloped  Roundhouse at Hazelwood Green.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Center Manager and partnerships. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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