Programme Manager (Accelerator)

at CyLon in London

(₤25000 - ₤28000 per year)


Are you looking for a challenge in a vibrant and fast-paced startup? We are looking for a motivated, hardworking and creative Programme Manager to join our team.

The successful candidate will assist in managing the day-to-day running of our demanding 3 month programme to ensure it runs smoothly. You’ll also play a key role in identifying the next generation of Cyber Security startups and for adding quality mentors to our network.

You’ll have 1-2 years experience, a passion for startups and will follow the startup tech scene. You’ll also be creative, fast-moving, self-motivated, work to a high standard and ideally be passionate about the broader cyber security landscape.

Your responsibilities:
Day-to-day running of the CyLon accelerator programme, including scheduling, operations and cohort communications
Assist with outreach and sourcing to find the next best startups to join our programme
Help with organising and running CyLon specific events
Creating a strong sense of community with the CyLon Cohort of startups
Offer assistance to our Director of Communications with managing CyLon’s online presence across website, blog and social channels, including finding compelling content ideas, planning with a possibility of writing posts

Your skills and experience:

Must have:
High level of organisation and time management - the ability to get things done!
A keen interest in working in the cyber security industry
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and impeccable attention to detail
Good writing skills
Right to work in the UK
Self starter and motivator
A good sense of humour!

Nice to have:
Experience in operational aspects of startup & company development, especially in the early-stage phase
Interest in design and ability to use design programmes such as InDesign or Affinity Designer
Previous experience in writing blog / social content
Knowledge of Google Analytics and SEO
Proven track record of bringing ideas to life and meeting and/or exceeding KPIs

This is full time position.

Salary of £25k - £28k per annum, depending on experience.


CyLon is the world’s leading cyber security accelerator and seed investment programme, offering startups the investment and support they need to succeed through a uniquely tailored 3-month programme.

Since launching in London in 2015, CyLon has become the 5th most active investor in cyber security worldwide, with a portfolio of over 50 startups, recruited from all over the world. CyLon's alumni have gone on to secure investment from some of the world's leading investors and count FTSE100 and other global companies amongst their clients.

In 2018, CyLon expanded to Singapore, where it runs programmes in partnership with Singtel and the National University of Singapore, with support from the Singapore Cyber Security Agency and the IMDA.

We are a fun and friendly team who work hard each day to build an engaging and valuable programme for the startups on our programme. We are based in Hammersmith, West London, in a modern and spacious office.

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Published at 10 Jul 2018
Expires on 31 Jul 2018