Bitmaker is Canada’s largest technology skills accelerator. General Assembly, the global leader in the technology, business and design space acquired Bitmaker in July 2016. Bitmaker continues to operate with a high level of independence and the resource backing of a much larger company.
Startup accelerators launch companies. We launch careers. It starts by surrounding you with a cohort of highly motivated, entrepreneurial learners and a team of tech industry leaders. Then we teach you the skills top companies are looking for and give you the confidence you need to grow long after your course is over.
Our team is comprised of top industry veterans who have experience at Shopify, Mozilla, Wealthsimple, Wave, 500px, and Pivotal Labs. With top instructors comes top results. Over 90% of our hundreds of full-time graduates launch a career in technology within 3 months of graduating.
We believe that in the right environment, you can do anything.
The goal of the Partnerships Producer is to represent General Assembly Bitmaker to Toronto’s technology community and deepen our relationship with valued partners. Whether helping organizations discover the value of hiring new talent on an amazing learning curve or working with them to upgrade the skills of their existing talent, you must be attuned to creating long term mutual value.
In this role, you’ll wear three hats:
- Talent Broker – Forge and nurture relationships with companies in the Toronto technology community that would benefit from hiring our graduates. Manage and improve our Meet Your Makers Symposium to ensure employer turnout and satisfaction. Attend and network at prominent community meet-ups and hackathons. Represent GA Bitmaker in conjunction with our alumni community and start relationships with potential hiring partners, guest speakers, and B2B customers while attending evening events.
- Business Developer – Meet with Toronto companies in need of corporate training. Grow GA Bitmaker's courses by increasing enrolments from employers seeking to up-skill their workforce.
- Corporate Educator – Create and deliver presentations co-developed with our instructional staff to small and large businesses focused on expanding their knowledge. Teach them how to hire and nurture talent. Inform them of available government incentives for hiring.
Skills and qualifications:
Previous recruiting, account management, or sales experience ideal
Dynamic speaker – you’re engaging & comfortable both one-on-one and delivering to a large group
Results driven – you are excited by meeting numbers and have experience exceeding quotas, driving for results in a target-driven environment
Tech enthusiast – you have an existing presence in the Toronto technology community and you'd be going to meet-ups and hackathons, even if it wasn't your job
Self-starter – you don't require a lot of hand holding and are very comfortable owning both the problem and the solution in a business setting
Nice to have (not required):
Business degree, or roughly equivalent business acumen
Experience or interest with coding or design
Experience working at a startup
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive salary based on experience
Bonus based on performance
Full benefits package
The satisfaction of helping hundreds and hundreds of students start new careers
Work out of our beautiful 8,000 sq ft brick and beam office, directly across from Roy Thompson Hall on King Street
Upgrade your skills: All GA Bitmaker employees get access to our part-time courses for free