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Head of Community

Company: Initialized Capital
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Initialized Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm with over $1B assets under management, is hiring a Head of Community. The Head of Community will be responsible for organizing, promoting and facilitating connectivity within our network--including founders, external vendors and other members of our ecosystem. This relationship driven role will help create more dynamic networks and programs at Initialized that enhance our community's ability to learn from and connect with each other. This role requires the ability to define the community strategy, form meaningful connections across our network and translate these initiatives into purposeful events that give back to the Honeybadger community.


  • Develop strategies and initiatives to increase community member engagement
  • Organize and design in-person events, virtual events, webinars, large scale summits and intimate group meet-ups that facilitate connectivity across our founder and venture communities
  • Establish meaningful relationships across the Honeybadger network; serving as the firm's point of contact for the community and the head of our Honeybadger "den"
  • Identify topics that resonate with the founder community for ongoing touchpoints and event based themes and ideas; developing engaging content and collaborating closely with our marketing team
  • Support the onboarding of Portfolio Companies into our network; leveraging Initialize's founder resources and active approach to supporting our founders
  • Manage the operational hire responsible for events implementation and work closely with Administrative staff to bring community ideas to life
  • Assist in special projects related to the firm's overall operations


  • At least 5-7 years of work experience in a relationship driven role with community building experience, events and marketing driven work, sales or managing client-focused programs
  • Excellent relationship building skills; able to build rapport with a wide variety of personalities; you are a people person who brings a community together; high EQ/Low ego
  • Creative vision for executing high quality events
  • Clear and effective communicator, both oral and written, with the understanding of how to leverage our network while maintaining our core values; comfortability with public speaking in virtual and in-person formats
  • Aptitude and curiosity to take on new responsibilities within and outside of traditional community and events work
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a fast paced environment; Comfortable completing complex tasks and projects with minimal guidance and reacting to situations that require a quick turnaround with appropriate urgency
  • Experience in event planning, familiarity with virtual event production and platform/tools, digital marketing and/or content creation a plus
  • Integrity, judgement, discretion, credibility, professionalism and a good sense of humor.

Keywords: Initialized Capital, San Francisco , Head of Community, Other , San Francisco, California

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