BioTools Innovator Program Associate


BioTools Innovator is a nonprofit global accelerator and competition for life science tools and Diagnostics. Our mission is to improve human health by accelerating the growth of companies that are transforming the biotech industry. BioTools Innovator is powered by MedTech Innovator, the largest accelerator in the world for medical device, digital health, and diagnostic start-ups.  The Program Associate provides support for day-to-day operations, including performing a variety of administrative, event planning, and communications tasks. The Program Associate reports directly to and works closely with the Program Director to execute BioTools Innovator’s regional pitch events, conference showcases, and virtual accelerator. The position requires creative problem-solving, superior multitasking and organizational ability, meticulous attention to detail, and strong oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic self-starter with the passion and desire to grow within an exciting entrepreneurial environment and an interest in Biotech and healthcare. To learn more about us, please visit our website:

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to

What We Offer
  • Be a part of the largest life sciences accelerator in the world
  • Interact with the brightest minds in the life science tools innovation ecosystem
  • Gain an insider’s view of the future of technology
  • Contribute your ideas and explore opportunities for professional development
  • Work within a dynamic, high-performing team

Potential Responsibilities

Event Planning/Program Execution (35%)

  • Works with Program Director to define and accomplish program goals
  • Provides assistance in support of MedTech Innovator’s programming, including planning and coordinating pitch events, competitions, and workshops
  • Maintains event information webpages and registrations lists
  • Provides on-site support for events and acts as primary point person

Program Administration (35%)

  • Performs administrative support duties, including scheduling meetings and conference calls, recording meeting notes, and maintaining CRM databases
  • Coordinates travel itinerary, hotel booking, and conference registration for staff
  • Manages vendor and contractor relationships to ensure delivery and timely payment for goods and services
  • Maintains and serves as subject matter expert on company policies and procedures

Communications (30%)

  • Acts as a representative for the program to external partners and sponsors
  • Serves as primary point of contact for fielding general program inquiries
  • Assists in recruitment of program participants by planning and executing outreach campaigns
  • Assists in the creation of promotional materials including flyers, banners, and videos
  • Develops and implements social media strategy

  • BA / BS from an accredited university; MA / MS preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to rapidly evolving environments
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office and technical savvy to quickly pick up new software/applications
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • Accelerator/ Incubator experience a plus
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Compensation Salary
Reports To BioTools Program Director
Location Los Angeles
Status Exempt
Position Type Full-Time
Travel Up to 25%


Physical and Working Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be:

  • Able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such a computer, copy machine, printer, etc.
  • Able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Able to work in a confined area
  • Able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, sometimes at a computer terminal
  • Able to uphold the stress of traveling 
  • Able to constantly communicate with vendors, clients, staff members- therefore must be able to communicate, converse with and exchange information
  • Able to detect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize and assess from long distances
  • Able to perform light to moderate lifting
  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic)


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.

About BioTools Innovator

BioTools Innovator is a new program powered by MedTech Innovator, the world’s largest accelerator and competition for healthcare and life science startups. BioTools Innovator is focused on accelerating the growth of companies that are developing solutions to improve human health. Using the well-established MedTech Innovator model, BioTools Innovator matches industry leaders with innovative early stage companies for mentorship and support. Altogether, MedTech Innovator’s programs will award $1 million in non-dilutive prizes in 2021.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to