Account Executive (Projects)


| Singapore

Salary (SGD) Not specified

Internship | 11 Applicant(s)

Posted: 25 Jul 2016

Skills required

Sales, Account Management, Account Servicing, Business Development

About Company

e27 is now the startup ecosystem's go-to platform for insights, connections, talent and funding opportunities. e27 also organises the much-celebrated Echelon conference.

Job Description

Good news! We are opening up 1 internship position as the Account Executive under the Projects Team. This position is especially for university students on summer vacation or fresh graduates who are keen to try out working in the tech events space.

If you love fast-paced environments, getting your hands dirty doing real work, meeting people and tech companies as well as learning more about start-ups and entrepreneurship, this is for you!

Note: There will be an opportunity to convert this internship into full-time position upon the end of the contract after evaluation from the respective managers.

Learning opportunities:

You will be part of the team that design and build up programs that adds value to the attendees, and create the best experience for everyone that participate at the event. This role includes both designing each event component and being responsible for each segments. (Networking, systems, event production, liaising with vendors, etc). Q3 and Q4 for e27 is an exciting time as we will be running events in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

There are pros and cons in joining a high-intensity work environment. Unfortunately, it's extremely stressful at peak periods and we need you to pick up things fast and make sound decisions on your own. Hence the selection process is stringent, with only 20% of the applications passing every year.

Skills/competencies required:

  • Good academic grades & being street smart.

  • Hardworking! Get stuff done. Period.

  • Taking ownership, giving your commitment, good sense of urgency

  • Ability to articulate clearly & logically

  • Meticulous and a multi-tasker

  • Passionate and enthusiastic with tech & startups

  • Ability to learn and adapt fast

  • Good sense of humor is a plus

  • Ability to commit for at least 6 months

  • Business, Marketing, Mass Comm or New Media students is a plus

Key responsibilities:

Under the guidance of manager(s), you will be working in a fast-pace environment and will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Conceptualise and produce logistics ideas (from physical set ups to overall events theme), with a focus on e27’s flagship Echelon Conference series

  • Liaison with external vendors (not limited to Singapore based companies)

  • Generate new ideas with the team

  • Ability to think outside the box and have a sensible but creative thought process

  • Other duties as assigned and willing to learn

What we are looking for:

  • Individuals who are passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship & technology

  • Team player and is driven to get things done collaboratively

  • Organised with an ability to prioritise time-sensitive tasks

  • Highly creative and driven imagination, curious and explorative by nature

  • Meticulous with great attention to details

  • Fluent in speaking and writing English

  • Basic skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is a must. HTML/CSS, Photography & Videography skills are preferred.

  • Prior related experience and knowledge preferred.


  • Preferred Start Date: Immediate.

  • For internships: preferred Minimum internship duration is min. 6 months with opportunity for conversion to full time.


  • Application & showcase of your skills across a wide variety of public platforms

  • Acquiring regional business & startup knowledge

  • Build relationships with C-level executives in the tech industry, inspiring entrepreneurs from around the region

  • Travel exposure

  • Play a key role in building the company culture & brand