Funding Catalyst

Thin Air Labs

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Full time

Platform

Jan 24

Thin Air Labs is a venture studio igniting venture growth for greater human impact. We invest in seed-stage innovation-based ventures through our venture arm, help ventures succeed with our services team, and nurture the innovation ecosystem through our involvement and influence with community builders and critical ecosystem partners.

Our Funding Catalyst team works closely with high-growth venture founders to help them articulate their vision, develop a capitalization strategy for their growth, and identify and apply for various forms of capital to support it. We are on a mission to be the trusted source for fundraising strategies and execution for ventures across North America. Since its inception, Funding Catalyst has helped companies secure millions in non-dilutive capital, accelerating the growth and development of start-ups in the innovation ecosystem.

Thin Air Labs’ Funding Catalyst team is looking for a talented technical writer with a passion for entrepreneurship. The candidate will work collaboratively with founding teams to help them clarify their vision, design a capitalization strategy for rapid growth, identify funding sources to support it, and translate all of this into compelling pitch narratives for funding applications.

What you’ll be doing

Successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Working directly with founding teams to help them get to the next stage of their growth.
  • Collaborating with various team members at Thin Air Labs to distill complex business concepts and ideas into compelling pitches for the ventures we work with
  • Translating point-form notes and transcriptions into cohesive narratives
  • Researching and identifying optimal funding sources to support ventures at various stages of their growth
  • Strategizing with ventures to guide which funding sources to prioritize
  • Helping ventures research information related to their business required to submit grant and funding applications
  • Producing concise and purposeful written content for funding applications
  • Proofreading, fact-checking, and evaluating work against funding program criteria
  • Supporting ventures through funding outcomes

Who we’re looking for

Strong candidates for this position would be described as:

  • Strong technical writing skills with a knack for breaking down complex ideas in a concise and persuasive tone
  • A background in a technical discipline such as science or engineering is preferred
  • Outcome driven with the ability to keep the big picture in mind while staying grounded in the work required to achieve it
  • A life-long learner ready to jump into new concepts and technical areas outside of their comfort zone
  • Practical and focused on tangible results and outcomes and can balance when to build process vs just getting it done
  • Having the ability to take big ideas and explain them to outside stakeholders with minimal to no pretense
  • Having the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Must be computer-savvy and well-versed in document editing software and other productivity tools
  • Previous experience with writing or reviewing grants necessary

Equal Opportunity Employer At Thin Air Labs, we value diversity in our workforce and believe "unlike minds" make strong teams. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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Thin Air Labs is a venture capital firm and growth studio creating human value by helping early-stage startups scale globally.

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