EXTERNAL RELATIONS

1. General Information

  • Available position(s): 3

  • Duration: July 2020 - December 2020  

  • Amount of work: up to 10 hours/week

 

2. Benefits 

  • Be a part of a dynamic and global organization that operates in both the U.S. and Vietnam

  • Network with start-up teams, sponsor partners, officials, judges and mentors of VietChallenge 

  • Learn about the start-up ecosystem in both the U.S. and Vietnam 

  • Team-building activities in Boston, U.S. and Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Gain experience directly from successful entrepreneurs, startups founders, specialists, in the U.S. and Vietnam

  • Full-time job opportunities from a wide range of VietChallenge’s partners including big corporations and startups in the U.S. and Vietnam

 

3. Responsibilities 

  • Finalize the proposal and list of potential sponsors; build and update a database for future uses

  • Draft engagement letters and sponsorship proposals

  • Maintain contact and follow up with sponsors, guest speakers, and honor guests on a regular basis to address their concerns, if any 

  • Participate in our biweekly and weekly meetings

  • Develop content for VietChallenge’s content platform VietLaunch.com, built in partnership with Republic.co

4. Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student, graduate student, or working professional 

  • Proficient command of English. Understanding Vietnamese is an advantage but not required

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

  • Previous experience in seeking/working with sponsors and guests is preferred

  • Responsiveness and ability to meet deadlines are a must

  • Experience with writing letters, proposals, emails, and contracts

5. Application

Please submit your application here.

Contact Us

Venture Development Center, University of Massachusetts Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA, United States

contact@vietchallenge.org

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