Full Job Description
The world is changing faster than ever before, and the pace of disruption continues to accelerate. To keep up—and grow—businesses must build for where the world is going, not for where it's been.
Bionic is a collective of radical outsiders who have built and scaled companies across sectors and around the world. We're entrepreneurs, investors, futurists, and makers focused on igniting and building growth within large companies.
Enterprises are skilled at making big businesses even bigger. Entrepreneurs and early-stage investors, on the other hand, are skilled at discovering new opportunities and turning them into big businesses. We've combined the best of both worlds, introducing enterprises to the methodology, tools, and systems of entrepreneurship and venture capital. We call this the Growth Operating System.
We believe that growth revolutions start with unlocking the creativity and potential of people. With a clear sense of purpose and the right tools, the people that power the world's greatest companies are able to discover and build the future at scale.
About the Role:
The Venture Partner of Bionic serves as a growth investment advisor to our Partners' (clients') C-suites. The ideal Venture Partner is a seasoned entrepreneur with enterprise experience and a passion for driving entrepreneurial new market development. They will be a thought partner in our Entrepreneur's discovery and validation of growth opportunities for our Partners, leveraging the Bionic Growth Operating System mindsets, methods and tools. They will also act as a strategic investment advisor to Partners, sitting on investment Growth Boards and providing C-suite coaching. And, as a leader of Bionic, this person will be an instrumental contributor to Bionic's strategy, growth, team and Bionic Operating System.
The ideal Venture Partner is a leader and builder, forward-thinking, curious, energizing, able to inspire big thinking and achieve the highest standard of outcomes. The right person has gritty startup experience, as well as business acumen and leadership experience to affect change in the world's largest companies.
In this role, you will:
Be responsible for the identification, development and delivering of strategic growth opportunities and outcomes for Bionic's Partners (own overall success of Partner relationship)
Lead deal teams by nurturing and converting early stage qualified leads to an SOW
Successfully navigate partners by converting small projects into multi-year work (land & expand)
Comfortable with having an annual revenue target to hit and can independently prioritize how to manage a book of business
Sit on Partner C-suite Growth (investment) Boards, advising senior executives on their growth investment decisions and developing capabilities as growth leaders
Develop and leverage a network of entrepreneurs, investors, enterprise executives and subject matter experts
Have extraordinary industry knowledge that allows you to coach executives on key milestones, strategic business models, and portfolio management
As a senior member of the Bionic team, contribute to the evolution and growth of the company by serving as a culture carrier and modeling what good leadership looks like
Additionally, you will embody these abilities and characteristics:
Lead Partners in developing visions and roadmaps for growth opportunities
Model entrepreneurial vision and learning-driven experimentation approach
Emphasize and value learning vs outcome of experiments
Demonstrate understanding of enterprise perspective
Understand the rigor of idea validation required to drive confidence in investment decisions
Earn C-suite and Bionic team respect, credibility, and trust
Embody and actively participate in Bionic culture
Work collaboratively with Partner and Bionic teams
Exemplify and advocate operational excellence from Entrepreneur team
Contribute to raising Bionic's external profile and brand
Be deeply embedded in the local startup ecosystem
In this role, you must have:
20+ years experience, preferably as startup executive, venture investor, enterprise executive, enterprise intrapreneurship, or product management
5+ years building successful startup teams with successful exit(s) and the expected failures along the way
5+ years of experience working in or closely with large enterprises, ideally in a transformational role
5+ years of client service at the executive level
Experience as venture/angel/enterprise investor a plus
Exposure to consulting or strategy/innovation agency experience may be a plus
Startup environment where you'll have the opportunity to make a material impact on the company and Global 2000 businesses at the C-suite level.
A culture of honesty, bold thinking and risk-taking with incredible teammates.
Participation in the future's biggest trends and innovations in partnership with the world's greatest brands.
Energizing office space with gadgets and toys, a fully-stocked kitchen, and views of Central Park.
Company off-sites and abundant rewards and recognition for good work.
Bionic is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.