Scrum Ventures is an early-stage venture firm based in San Francisco. With entrepreneurial expertise and a strong network in Japan, we actively support portfolio global growth and success. Through our Scrum Studios platform, we connect global corporations with startups to partner in innovation.
We are growing and looking for a Portfolio Operations Manager to support the growth of our portfolio companies. If you love working with startups and in a role with autonomy and creativity this may be a fit. The Portfolio Operations Manager will lead our support efforts for our portfolio of investments and build out processes and resources to scale this support. You will help to build a world-class platform and support initiatives to give our investments access to resources, networks, and expertise. Here are some of the specific functions:
Be the point of contact for Scrum portfolio companies and support operations
Ideate, create, and build a support platform for portfolio companies
Lead efforts to provide services to portfolio companies including but not limited to recruiting, M&A, BD, Sales, and coaching
Manage communications with and between portfolio companies
Organize portfolio support content and educational activities
Build and maintain a network of corporate partners, industry experts, functional experts, and other key individuals for supporting Scrum portfolio companies
Identify tools and processes to best manage and optimize support of portfolio companies
Organize events and support with marketing and PR for companies
Build community and create connections between the various stakeholders within the Scrum network
Be involved in startups or entrepreneurship for the last 5 years either as an investor, operator, or founder
Knowledge and experience of how to scale growth for startups
VC and portfolio management experience a plus
Experience in a growth role at a large tech company will also be considered - revenue growth, operations, product lead, etc.
Well networked in the US