Build in Tulsa Background:
The mission of Build in Tulsa is to close the racial wealth gap in America by catalyzing multi-generational Black wealth through tech and entrepreneurship. Build in Tulsa is dedicated to providing Black entrepreneurs with the human, social, and financial capital needed for success in commercializing new products and services into the marketplace. Central to our work is our network of accelerators including ACT Tulsa, Lightship and Techstars, designed to meet underrepresented Black and Brown entrepreneurs wherever they are in their journey. Build in Tulsa helps entrepreneurs build skills, build networks, and build capital to take their businesses to the next level. Build in Tulsa is providing a suite of services including training and workshops to get founders accelerator-ready, mentoring and networking events to introduce entrepreneurs to each other as well as strategic partners, and connecting entrepreneurs to potential sources of capital. Build in Tulsa is also addressing some of the barriers that many Black entrepreneurs face by providing free coworking space, cost of living assistance, funding for technology and other microgrants.
Build in Tulsa Team Values:
Innovation: Taking a forward-thinking approach to how BIT operates to uniquely support our community.
Resilience: Adapting quickly and evolving continuously to ensure that BIT will endure and thrive beyond whatever we may encounter in an unknown tomorrow.
Collaboration: Being a partner to our Black entrepreneur and business community, whether that means mentor, supporter, side-by-side problem solver, idea bouncer, connection maker, or whatever else it takes to help them succeed.
Respect: Honoring the history that BIT is rooted in, and honoring the intelligence, hard work, and dedication that each BIT community member puts into building their business.
Build in Tulsa is looking for a community-oriented super-connector who will be an active ambassador for Build in Tulsa’s mission. The ideal candidate for this role will combine their passion for building meaningful relationships with building a better community through entrepreneurship. You will develop a comprehensive outreach strategy that will engage community stakeholders, community organizations, and entrepreneurs. You will also create a cultivation strategy that ensures those relationships, activities, and events are driving towards overall organization goals and mission. We’re committed to the legacy of Black Wall Street and we want to make Tulsa the epicenter of Black business, wealth, and innovation once again. You can be a part of a close-knit team, working in a fast-paced environment, executing a big vision. This position reports to the Managing Director.
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