Program Coordinator

Salary Competitive

Do you have a passion for startups, investments, startup community in general? Then keep reading. Startup Norway is searching for more ambitious team members to support our projects in 2021.

About Startup Norway

Startup Norway is an independent impact organization started in 2011 by passionate entrepreneurs, wanting to create a stronger and more inclusive startup community. 

We work to support the founders of Norway by developing services for founders, investors and the extended startup support system to increase the know-how in Norway on how to build companies. We strive to influence, connect and educate the players of the startup scene, with the goal to make the environment for founders as smooth and supportive as it can possibly be. 

Startup Norway is a company of passionate people going the extra mile to reach excellence in their work. Join a company in growth, with a culture that supports the development and gives a lot of responsibility to high achievers. 

About the internship:

We are looking for an ambitious program coordinator to join the Startup Norway program division in Oslo to help delivery with excellence our programs planned for 2021. This also includes working with the startups taking part in our programs as well as building relationships with Norwegian and Nordic investors, corporates and community. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop a project plan, key milestones, budgets, program materials and overall coordinator for the programs you will be leading

  • Contribution to all aspects of participants and mentors recruitment from developing marketing materials, booking speakers, selecting the program participants to webinars and other marketing strategies to reach the goals.

  • Manage communications with the program partners and sponsors and deliver a program report after every program termination. 

  • Coordinate bookings and communications with program service providers and vendors such as venue, catering, event coordinators.

  • Helping with building more efficient operation processes within the program team. 

  • Meeting and networking with exceptional entrepreneurs, investors, community and attending various events


  • A team player that can interact with a lot of different people — you will interact with entrepreneurs, team members and other relevant people in multiple regions

  • Curious and open-minded - You will face new topics and trends every day, likely in areas you’ve never heard of before

  • Proven track record as an independent and responsible doer - you will be awarded with a lot of responsibilities from day one

  • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities – you will be involved in multiple Startup Norway’s projects.

  • Excellent communication skills in English - it is a plus if you speak Norwegian but is not required

  • Previous startup and/or startup ecosystem experience is a plus

Challenge accepted?

We recommend you apply through this form:

Application Deadline: as soon as possible

Starting date: February - March 2021

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Pet friendly
Pet friendly

Dogs, turtles or goldfish are welcome in the office as long as they want to cuddle every now and then.

Gamified office
Gamified office

If we’re not having fun, we’re doing it wrong. Join us for a game of ping pong, chess or Counter-Strike.

Working at
Startup Norway

Startup Norway is a private organization born in 2011 to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Norway. Startup Norway is a project-based organization, operating several projects and initiatives from Norway and the Nordics. Startup Norway’s three main initiatives are: - Angel Challenge, a training program on startup investments to bring more private capital into the startup community in Norway. - Startup Extreme, a startup tech event to connect the Norwegian startup ecosystem to the world. - Startup Campus, the center of education for entrepreneurs in Norway.

Read more about Startup Norway