JOIN OUR TEAM

Thanks for your interest! Applications for our 2019 summer team are now open. There are 3 roles described below: Program Director (college grad), Business Coach (college student or recent grad), and Creative Director (college student or recent grad). 

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BUSINESS COACH

Coaches teams of young entrepreneurs as they launch a real business.

Qualifications & Commitment:

  • Current college student or recent graduate

  • Formal education or personal interest/training in business is preferred; however, all candidates with a passion for young people and entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply

  • Entrepreneurial and proactive - does what it takes to create an incredible experience

  • Enjoys working with young people - a great role model

  • Commitment of 4-5 paid weeks during June & July

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Captures and communicates the Break Into Business experience to our community.

Qualifications & Commitment:

  • Current college student or recent graduate

  • Journalism, photography, communication, or similar training/experience

  • Skilled photographer who is able to take full ownership of Social Media, YouTube, and email

  • Excellent written communications

  • Enjoys working with young people - a great role model

  • Creative and entrepreneurial - loves to enhance the program

  • Commitment of 4-5 paid weeks during June & July

 
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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The Program Director serves as the the face of Break Into Business to our students, parents, staff, and venue partners. It's a critical role with significant responsibility - the ideal candidate is a dynamic and enthusiastic leader, coach, and teacher. 

Qualifications & Commitment:

  • Teaching prepared lessons that walk students through our "5 Ps of Entrepreneurship" (Product, Price, Place, Promotion, Pitch)

  • Managing the process of having 25-30 students launch their own small business (in teams of four - typically 7-8 businesses)

  • Managing a team of four college-age leaders - providing mentorship and guidance while motivating them to maintain high energy levels

  • Coordinating with our point of contact at our venue partners to ensure a seamless and positive experience

  • Communicating with parents (both ad hoc and through a daily email update)

  • Ensuring successful logistics behind our Wednesday "Shark Tank" event, Thursday Business Fair, and Friday Parent Presentations

  • Commitment of 3-5 weeks during June & July (includes 1 week of training)