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we value experience, authenticity and a get it done attitude.

Are you totally awesome at that one thing you do? We love smart, talented people with deep expertise.

Do you have a unique combination of skills, like facilitation and design? Or client development and quality assurance? We love that, too!

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Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we are not taking calls or meetings in regards to these positions at this time. Thank you.


Closed — Marketing Fellow

Deadline to Apply: November 16th, 2018

Lunar Startups is seeking a highly motivated and self-starting Marketing Fellow to drive the visibility and storytelling of Lunar and its participants. You will play a critical role on the team in helping market and communicate impact of the program and the growth of participating companies by developing and implementing marketing and advertising campaigns; maintaining promotional materials including websites; planning meetings and events to showcase the startups; maintaining databases and preparing data driven reports that will inform new ideas and innovations.

Lunar Startups is looking for a candidate that exemplifies the entrepreneurial spirit, has their finger on the pulse of emerging innovative ideas and storytelling and who is passionate about helping grow wealth and opportunity in our community. Ideal candidates demonstrate creativity, team work, and the ability to dig into details to accomplish goals while rooted in an authentic voice that represents the awesome diversity of the participants at Lunar Startups.


  • Creates and implements marketing and advertising campaigns by assembling and analyzing program data and industry trends.

  • Prepares marketing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data.

  • Develops and manages promotional materials including websites, brochures, social media accounts, etc.

  • Works with Community Manager to capture and report sales data, market trends, forecasts, account analyses, new product information.

  • Works with Lunar Startups Director to plan publicly facing meetings and events by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists.

  • Works with Lunar Startups Director to develop marketing content directly related to the Cohort participants, thereby increasing the public visibility of the startups.

  • Accomplishes organizational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Closed — Program Manager

Deadline to Apply: November 19th, 2018

The Program Manager is a compelling leader who will oversee the execution and evaluation of programming and experience at Lunar Startups, powered by Knight Foundation and a program of the Glen Nelson Center at American Public Media. The Program Manager will help in creating a highly collaborative incubator experience through transformative experiences and programming to support the success of a diverse group of entrepreneurs and startup businesses.

The Lunar program experience will be led by a Program Manager with demonstrated leadership experience supporting entrepreneurs and startup businesses. The Program Manager of Lunar must have experience in program and event development and execution. In addition, the Program Manager will be responsible in evaluating the success of the programming and experiences for Lunar’s participants. The Program Manager will report to the Managing Director of Lunar at American Public Media and will enjoy all the benefits of being an APM Employee.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Detailed oriented, and well-organized with the capacity to develop, coordinate, and report on complex projects in a fast-paced, creative environment

  • Self-starter with excellent writing skills

  • Evidence of strong, collaborative coordination and planning skills

  • Must be able to synthesize complex ideas and activities into coherent, compelling narratives

  • Comfortable wearing multiple hats - we’re lean so we all roll up our sleeves to get work done.

  • Ability to work independently, maintaining effective communication and accountability.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in multiple departments/divisions.

  • Demonstrated high degree of confidentiality.

  • Strong ability to work with outside companies.

  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated time-management and attention to detail with proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated dedication to Lunar Startup’s values around diversity, inclusion, respect, adaptability, and service leadership.
    More info coming soon.

Want to stand out? Here are three tips:

  • Each of our applications requires supplemental materials. Applicants who do not submit those materials by the deadline will not move forward in the application process.

  • Help us get to know you better by providing links to portfolios, LinkedIn, or other digital footprints.

  • Have a deep understanding of why our work ignites you and the change you wish to create in the world. Because we will ask.