Verge CEO

Employer: Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Project/Product Management, Sales/Biz Dev, Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/14/2021
Closing Date: 10/8/2021
Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council
Who We Are

The RBTC is a member-driven association working to promote the growth of the Roanoke-Blacksburg technology community. The RBTC is building a community that is a catalyst for innovation, inspiration, success, and leadership within the Roanoke-Blacksburg region. The RBTC strives to always add value in the greater work of building a strong region.

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Job Description

Verge is looking for a dynamic leader to connect and unite the region’s technology community, support the growth of technology companies, and spur innovation and entrepreneurship in Region 2 of Virginia. Our new CEO will provide overall leadership for Verge affiliates including the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council, Valleys Innovation Council, and RAMP, the regional accelerator program. The CEO should be comfortable and proficient with developing relationships with a variety of stakeholders, multi-tasking, developing new programs and revenue streams, effective management of staff and volunteer resources, and financial management to ensure the financial stability and growth of the overall organization.  Candidates should have an understanding of how to manage grants, cross-regional programs and corresponding budgets with multiple stakeholders; a solid awareness of issues facing the startup and growth of innovation-based companies; and either have or be willing to grow strong connections within the region. A background with technology council organizations and/or accelerator programs is desirable.  The CEO will report directly to the Board of Verge. Your resume along with a letter of interest including your salary requirements may be emailed directly to: joinus@rbtc.tech.  The submission deadline is Friday, October 8, 2021 by 5:00 PM ET.  To learn more about Verge, please see vergeva.org.

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