Posted on: 16 January, 2019
Application deadline: February 15, 2019

Program Manager, Triple Helix Association, Home-based

THA is hiring a Program Manager

In order to strength its operational capacity and further professionalize the Association management, the THA is looking for a Program Manager /Assistant Executive Director.

The Program Manager under the coordination of the THA Executive Director and President will perform the following tasks:

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of funded applications in the Triple Helix areas of interest, interfacing with the External Grants Committee (40 person /days)
  • Manage the planning, promotion and IT delivery of THA webinars in cooperation with the Webinar team (10  person/days)
  • Run the monthly newsletter (25 person/days)
  • Create a contact database from THA Meetings and other sources, recruit new individual and organizational members; and support  social media activities (10  person/days)
  • Carry out  a regular program of interaction with members to spot their interests and connect them to THA projects and activities  (10 person/days)
  • Support the President and Executive Director (10 person/days)

Required skills:

  • Knowledge of Triple Helix model and innovation studies in general
  • Expertise and track record with Funded projects (EU Donors, Foundations, and ESSgrants/tenders) Proposal Writing and Project Management
  • Online Communication management including relational database
  • IT literacy (Office) and good command of web based communication and Google search techniques and tools.
  • Native English speaker or equivalent  (written and oral),
  • WordPress, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey and competence in data analytics, a plus
  • Being a PhD or PhD candidate in Innovation Studies or a related field,  a strong plus; in any field, a plus

Personal attitudes

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good  time-management skills,
  • Accuracy, and self-driven, goal oriented attitude


1 year, renewable

Time requested

Part time


10.000€ annually gross.


Home office allowed. Regular virtual contacts with Executive Director and President.

Interested candidates can send their CVs by 15th February 2019 to Ms Maria Laura Fornaci (