Maven

Instructor Partnerships Lead

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What Maven is looking for in applicants

Who We Are

Maven is building the university of the future - empowering the world’s creators to offer cohort-based courses directly to their audiences. Courses on Maven have community at their core, focus on active learning, and are available anywhere in the world.

Our team has raised $25 million from incredible investors including Andreessen Horowitz, First Round, Naval, and Arlan Hamilton, and we've launched sold-out courses with instructors like Li Jin, Anthony Pompliano, Lenny Rachitsky, and Sahil Lavingia.

We're the leading player in a massive and growing market, but are still early enough for you to make a big impact. Join us!

The Role

You Will:

Help build the university of the future by finding and recruiting the world’s leading experts to the Maven platform.

As part of our courses team, you’ll handle the end-to-end instructor acquisition process: 

  • Identify prospective instructors who should be on Maven’s platform
  • Make contact, nurture leads, and onboard them to Maven
  • Organize a funnel and look for opportunities to optimize conversion across each stage
  • Start as a hands-on 'team of one,' then potentially hire and lead a team of direct reports

You’ll work with top talent across professional, academic, and artistic fields looking to translate their expertise into amazing learning experiences. You'll discover and surface these future thought-leaders and enroll them into our Maven Course Accelerator program, a 3 week bootcamp where creators launch their own cohort-based courses. 

This role will report to Mickey Slevin, our GM of Core Operations. 

You Are:

Picasso said, “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who, with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun." You transform a yellow spot into the sun. You’re scrappy, rigorous, and find a way to get things done. You’ve taken a little and turned it into a lot.

You’ve worked in roles that were ambiguous and ever-changing. You quickly digest new context and adapt. You have bold ideas, and an ambition to build something great. You're excited about developing new sources for top instructors and crafting compelling pitches. Rejection doesn’t deter you; it inspires you to iterate, innovate, and improve. 

You're a strategic doer and entrepreneurial builder. You’ll be responsible for the success of your function, not just a single component of it. If you love research, are goal-oriented, and want to help build the future of education, we’re looking for you. 

Come Learn, Grow, and Build with Us

We're a fully remote company with employees across the US and Canada. Anyone within 1 hour of US time zones is welcome. 

We’re open to talented folks new in their career, and love more experienced people who like doing the scrappy hands-on work before building a team. The role above will start as an individual contributor. Since you’ll start as a one-person show, you should be excited to roll up your sleeves to execute. Our business is evolving fast, and we’re looking for people who can evolve with us.

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What is Maven looking for?
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