Founded in 2017 with funding from GO Virginia, the City of Roanoke, and Virginia Western Community College, RAMP has now nurtured 33 technology and health & life science startups. In September 2020, RAMP received a major endorsement by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, which awarded a nearly $1 million grant to double RAMP’s output. The administrative coordination for RAMP helps with various organizational functions. This is a full-time position in Roanoke, VA.


Key Responsibilities

Program + Startup Facing

  • Coordinate sessions for startups to meet with mentors, VC’s and corporate partners for the program
  • Support the VP and Managing Director with questions from corporate partners and startups
  • Onboard new founders in 2 cohorts per year
  • Share appropriate agreements, contracts, invitations, and other details
  • Order cohort supplies (books, name tags, logos for Gill Building)
  • Assist the MD in all grant reporting
  • Assist in closing out RAMP accounts at the end of each month
  • Design and administer surveys and other assessment tools
  • Willingness to learn software used to support startups

Gill Building Management

  • Coordinate building maintenance
  • Generate and providing building access codes
  • Gill Building key management
  • Order office supplies

Event Management

  • Coordinate events, mentor sessions, workshops, office hours, deal flows to build up the program
  • Book venues, brainstorm content, outreach speakers
  • Work with our marketing team to update network about upcoming events
  • Assist and coordinate travel arrangements with key individuals
  • Prepare name tags, demo table signs, registration, printouts for events
  • Meet on a regular basis with stakeholders to make communication easy and project manage to do’s for the team
  • Coordinate and co-host community events to continue engagement and grow the local ecosystem
  • Coordinate and host events virtually
  • Send event reminders


  • Coordinate a monthly newsletter / social media updates with the marketing team
  • Prepare flyers and communication tools with our marketing team for major events such as:
  • Demo Day, Pitch & Polishes, application openings and more

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Roanoke, VA 24016: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)