Design & Marketing Associate, Techstars Boulder Accelerator

 Techstars - Company site
 January 13, 2022

As a Design & Marketing Associate you will contribute to the promotion and development of the Techstars Boulder 2022 T4 program. You will have the opportunity to leverage your skill sets in both design and marketing while expanding your horizons in investment, entrepreneurship, and technology as you help the Techstars Boulder team throughout our sourcing period. 

Being a Techstars Associate is a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, and get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, many associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

General Job Description

As a Design & Marketing Associate you will work directly with the Techstars Boulder team to help design content, develop marketing materials, and build out creative promotional strategies for the program. We are looking for someone who works well in entrepreneurial settings, has a keen eye for detail, and is flexible to pitch in with additional tasks as they arise. A strong interest in engaging global startup ecosystems is a bonus! 

This role also has the potential to turn into a more robust part-time or full-time Associate role for our accelerator program period which runs July through October. 

Location and Timing

  • Part-time (approx. 5-7 hrs/week) – January through April 8 
  • Remote, potential for some in-person but not required


  • Assist in managing marketing calendar assets (e-newsletters, AMAs, panels, webinars, social media)
  • Maintain email campaigns, including the template design, calls-to-action, and content used in our email sends
  • Track metrics and ROI on marketing efforts to develop insights and make recommendations to accelerator team
  • Build presentation decks for sourcing events
  • And more!


  • BA in marketing, design or other relevant coursework preferred with minimum 1-2 years experience in these fields. MBA is a bonus!
  • Experience in digital marketing tools such as Mailchimp, blogging platforms, website creation and management
  • Experience in developing content for digital communications channels email campaigns and social media
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
  • Fits the Techstars culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)
  • Authorized to work as a contractor in United States

Compensation Range: $800 monthly 



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About Techstars
The Techstars worldwide network helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas—entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now we are on a mission to enable every person on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, we do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations, and cities to help build thriving startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 2,200 companies that today have a combined market cap valuation of $29 Billion.

Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law.