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Program Manager



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, October 22, 2023
Founded in 2016 with offices in Los Angeles (HQ) and New York, M13 is a consumer technology venture capital firm that invests in the brightest founders building the future of consumer behavior in work, commerce, health, and money. M13’s Propulsion Platform is powered by three operating team members for every investing team member- our founders get access to deep operational expertise, tech tools, and a community that helps them build faster and better.
Messier 13 (or M13) is one of the brightest star clusters in the Northern sky. It’s full of remarkable individual stars, and when those stars come together, they create something truly greater than the sum of its parts. All of us at M13 contribute to our collective success by being brighter together.
Based in New York and LA, the Mission Control team is the heartbeat of M13—they keep the M13 engine running smoothly. People on this team are enthusiastic culture carriers who ensure that everyone at M13 is engaged and that our internal operations are running smoothly. From assisting the M13 partnership to planning and leading people and cultural initiatives, this team supports nearly every mission that M13 accomplishes!
The Mission Control team seeks to bring on a world-class Program Manager who is based in Los Angeles or New York. This person will be responsible for overseeing the development and execution of cross-functional projects and key deliverables across the firm. The Program Manager will have the unique opportunity to work with M13 Partners and stakeholders to ensure that M13 is driving impact and delivering on our core objectives.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead and manage cross-functional company initiatives from start to finish
  • Own coordination across multiple stakeholders to determine project outlines including scope, goals, roles and responsibilities, and timelines
  • Manage and track project deliverables, maintaining a strong understanding of what needs to happen, and when
  • Be the source of truth for all project information, communicating updates and project status regularly
  • Schedule and lead kickoff meetings, manage multiple workstreams and deadlines and implement action plans to mitigate or remove blockers
  • Facilitate effective communication among team members and stakeholders, making sure there is alignment on program goals and deliverables

What you bring to the role:

  • A demonstrated ability to prioritize and work on multiple medium to large-scale projects concurrently, with the confidence to multi-task and delegate as required
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage different personalities with project outcomes in mind
  • A successful track record in program management
  • A proactive self-starter who is always ten steps ahead and looking around corners
  • You are authentic and great at relationship building and getting people onboard and aligned
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • You are willing to roll up your sleeves with collaborative helpfulness and have a no task is too big or too small mentality
  • A knack for operations and managing complex projects across multiple stakeholders
  • Strong organizational time management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Notion, and Slack

What's in it for you:

  • One Team, One Dream - A chance to work alongside world-class VC talent in a collaborative and developmentally-focused culture that is respectful, inclusive, diverse, and inspiring. You’ll do the best work of your life here and have fun doing it.
  • Comprehensive Health Package - Medical, dental, and vision plans that are thoughtful and supportive of the needs of each M13 employee.
  • Open PTO Policy - We're focused on healthy work/life balance and therefore set no firm guidelines as to how much time off each employee is permitted to take.
  • Investment in Your Future: Employees are eligible for an Employee Profit Sharing Program and 401(k) Retirement Plan with matching for all employees.
Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend only to apply to jobs when they check every box. So if you have what it takes but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to chat and learn more about what you want to do next in your career.
About M13
M13 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We deeply understand the value of bringing together a team with different perspectives, educational backgrounds, and life experiences. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.