Open Position: Program Coordinator, Halcyon Incubator

Job Title: Program Coordinator, Halcyon Incubator

Reports To: Program Manager, Halcyon Incubator

Status: Exempt


About Halcyon

Halcyon accelerates the impact-driven future of business. Our signature programs are fellowships for early-stage social entrepreneurs designed to equip them with the tools and relationships they need to achieve scalable, lasting impact in their fields. More broadly, we seek to mold the business world to be a more inclusive, impact-oriented place. Since its founding as a 501©3 nonprofit organization in 2017, Halcyon has worked closely with entrepreneurs to understand their ecosystems, identify their needs, and explore new programs and partnerships to meet those needs.


Job Summary

The Program Coordinator supports the design and implementation of the programming for social entrepreneurs across the Incubator and Intensive programs. The position serves a key coordination role, working with Halcyon Fellows, mentors, leadership coaches, advisors, and partners to create an environment where Fellows can thrive and their ventures can scale. The Program Coordinator will play a significant role in supporting the recruitment and selection of the Fellows and will work with the wider Halcyon team to support the measurement and evaluation of these programs. 


Essential Responsibilities

Incubator and Intensives Program Coordination:

  • Support the planning and preparation of core programming for Fellows, including developing new ways to support the Fellows’ ventures, drafting outreach to programming partners, and coordinating activities with multiple stakeholders 
  • Manage the logistics of both in-person and online programming, creating seamless execution for the attendees, and provide timely follow-up to all programming 
  • Monitor and strengthen the relationships between Fellows and mentors, advisors, leadership coaches, and partners 
  • Provide individualized support to current Fellows by acting as a connector, confidant, and empathetic ear 
  • Prepare, maintain, and present reports that are necessary to carry out departmental functions, including periodic reports to management as required or requested 
  • Provide ongoing support for post-residency Fellows and their ventures 
  • Manage and streamline invitations and logistics for Halcyon Incubator and Intensive events 
  • Design, conduct and analyze surveys to assess program effectiveness and recommend changes to enhance the programming 
  • Attend startup community events to support Halcyon’s engagement in the startup community 


Program Application and Selection:

  • Manage the fellowship application review and selection process 
  • Coordinate onboarding of selections committee and ensure the selection committee has the necessary information to review potential Fellows and meet Halcyon timelines


Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Two years of program and/or project experience with an incubator, startup, or entrepreneurial program


Skills Required

  • Enthusiasm for social entrepreneurship 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills, including the ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds to engender trust 
  • Attention to detail with reliable organizational skills to prevent details from slipping through the cracks 
  • Polite persistence when following up with key stakeholders 
  • Nimbleness to adapt to frequent changes in a fast-paced work environment 
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with others and independently to achieve common objectives, and a good sense of humor 
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Belonging, and Accessibility 
  • Reliable work ethic to complete tasks 
  • Time management competence to prioritize work projects and meet multiple deadlines 
  • Embody Halcyon’s core values of nimbleness, humility, risk-tolerance, nurturing, and optimism 
  • Familiarity with data analysis and management preferred 
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Google Workspace (Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Forms) 


Special Requirements

  • Able to work on-site at Halcyon to facilitate programming 
  • Able to work evenings or weekends as required by program responsibilities 


Salary and Benefits

  • Annual Salary: $55,000-$60,000 
  • Three weeks of vacation and federal holidays 
  • Work from home up to two days per week, remaining days work is onsite in Washington, DC 
  • Insurance: health, vision, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance. 
  • Simple IRA and employer match 


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