Garage48 family is growing - join us!

Do you believe in equal opportunities for everyone and get passionate about solving different socioeconomic

problems for people around the globe? Do you believe in the power of the startup mindset?  Then take a closer look - we might have something you have been looking for! 

Garage48 is a community of people inspired to work full-heartedly without excuses. We love what we do, honestly. Our mission is to bring out the best in people - boost their creativity, bring out their entrepreneurial minds and guide them towards the execution of their bold ideas. None of us came here with a 100% match or the exact skill-sets listed in the job ad, but each and every one of us has a strong desire to learn and grow. We’re in search of like-minded individuals with a strong desire to create impact.  Please be ready for a very hands-on approach- although having a vision is nice, we are not looking for strategists only.

Join us as a Project Manager!

We are looking for a person with a natural drive to initiate and lead a project from the very beginning to the end - an experienced project manager who gets inspired by the opportunity to lead bigger cooperation projects, develop concepts from the scratch and fundraise through both public and private channels. A strong ability to work individually will help you thrive in our team. As we have a small team, this includes the actual execution, not just coordinating. Please be ready for a very hands-on approach- although having a vision is nice, we are not looking for strategists only.  

You will be working on

  • Organizing hackathons, ideations, entrepreneurship and acceleration programs in Estonia and abroad.

  • Management of partnerships, hackathon organizing team members and volunteers work, service providers work.

  • Identifying and researching funding opportunities coming from co-operations with private companies or public organisations.

  • Content. Developing different event concepts from the scratch - through partnerships management, problem & challenge topics identification and participant target groups selection.

  • Sales and partnerships. Creating sponsorship proposals, compiling or developing materials to submit to granting or other funding organisations. Fundraising for already existing projects.

  • Project writing- both for public and private projects, funding calls. Approach interested parties and work on seeing these proposals go through.

  • Managing and overseeing correct financial and content reporting and documentation of the project.

It would be great if you would have

  • Strong project management skills, a natural drive for initiating processes. Ability to act on, implement and make sound decisions. The capacity of running several projects at the same time.

  • Previous experience in fundraising and/or sales.

  • Leadership skills. You have to be comfortable in leading a small team, managing partnerships and leading different meetings, leading the concept creation of a project from the scratch.

  • Knowledge of how large-scale international impact projects work.

  • Some experience in grant writing and the basics of sales work.

  • Readiness to rather quickly adapt to, lead and implement changes in unpredictable circumstances.

  • This is not a 9 to 5 job. While this is a good thing for many, it also requires excellent time management skills to stay on top of your work.

  • Fluency in  English- both in speech and writing is a must.  Any other languages are always a bonus!

  • A good hand for the writing

  • A good eye for marketing and previous experience in social media marketing.

  • Open mind and heart for different cultures and curiosity for new experiences.

  • The well-developed skill of taking care and guiding others. You identify as a natural-born pack-leader.  

  • Among the above-mentioned things, you must love travelling and dogs.

Garage48 family members are team players and people's persons. We appreciate somebody who is willing to help others out and is excited to learn together in the process. Our greatest projects come together if the bright minds and diverse skills collaborate.

Garage48 is an organization that offers endless opportunities for You to grow and explore - You just have to have that adventurous and curious mind!

If this sounds like the right thing for you, please send your resume, salary expectation and a cover letter telling us why you’d be a great candidate to

Deadline to apply: 10th of April, 2022

About the author

mari hanikat

Mari is the CEO at Garage48. She is a very strong and mission-driven leader not afraid to go places no one has been before and help people. 🚀

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