Entrepreneur in Residence

Ventures · remote, -
Department Ventures
Employment Type Full-Time

About The Company

Good Business Lab (www.goodbusinesslab.org) is an independent, non-profit labor innovation company that uses rigorous research methods to design, develop, and test scalable, market-ready interventions capable of providing dual benefits to workers and businesses.

The founders of the lab are Ach Adhvaryu - Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan (www.achadhvaryu.com), Anant Ahuja-head of Organization Development at Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd., and Anant Nyshadham- Assistant Professor of Economics at Boston College (www.anantnyshadham.com).


We have been incubated at Shahi Exports, India's biggest apparel export house, where we have conducted several studies in their sixty plus factories in the past six years. Some of our other partners include the Harvard Business School, University of Pennsylvania, the United Nations Development Program, and Humanity United.


GBL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

We offer traditional monetary workplace benefits such as insurance and travel allowance. We also offer several other non-monetary workplace benefits like flexible work hours, the ability to work remotely, and no rigid limit on annual paid leave. We are a young and growing start-up making us the ideal ground for team members to experiment, take on dynamic roles, and grow with us. We focus on happiness, output, and quality of work.

 

Overview

The Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) will be responsible for developing new intrapreneurial opportunities and expanding existing opportunities. They should be a highly motivated, driven individual who is willing to learn the ropes of our operations- everything from research, design, product, operations, and growth. They must be willing to get their hands dirty.

 

They will be a part of GBL’s new and upcoming “ventures” vertical, which houses our research-based tools (to be spun off as for profit entities in the future), and will be coordinating with other verticals such as marketing, partnerships, design, tech, and research. Given the nascent stage of this vertical, the EiR will have unparalleled opportunities to make an impact.


Background & qualifications

 

  • Has led, a small, early-stage, emerging company deemed to have high-growth potential, or which has demonstrated high-growth in its number of employees, annual revenue, or both.
  • An all-rounder who can wear many hats and add value in multiple ways.
  • Project management and strong communication skills.
  • Minimum 2 years hands on experience in at least three of these areas required: Brand Management, Product Development, Digital Marketing, Operations, Finance, HR and people operations, Legal, Accounting, Strategy and Planning, Client acquisition and Networking.

 

Above all, we expect the candidate to grow along with the business and take on larger responsibilities in the near future.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Work with project teams working on GBL’s research-based tools to carry out market research, tool development and validation, and growth as spin off entities. The initial focus will be on our worker voice tool – Inache, with subsequent opportunity to focus on that (with potential to transition to a high executive role in the spin off entity for Inache in the future) or work on our other tools.
  • Work with external partners to leverage their industry knowledge, expertise, and network for tool development and growth.
  • Identify sales leads from various platforms and connections.
  • Pitch services to new clients and maintain a good working relationship with new contacts.
  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings.
  • Create avenues for long term business opportunities and keeping a structure around the process.
  • Lead associates and other team members as required to achieve desired goals.

 

This is a new role at GBL, you will have no predecessor. Flexibility, ability & openness to write your own Job Description and adapt to any changes is a must.

 

Remuneration: 12-20 LPA (the broad range is to accommodate the varied experience and skill set we anticipate in the applicant pool)

 

Location: This is a full-time position based in Delhi/Bangalore/Remote.

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  • Location
    remote, -
  • Department
    Ventures
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time