Information Specialist

Tel-Aviv Full-time position

We are looking for an Information Specialist to join our growing team! The Information Specialist will be at the frontline of Start-Up Nation Central’s mission to collect and analyze information about Israel’s innovation ecosystem.

As a member of the Data Team, you will be responsible for collecting, reviewing, updating, and analyzing the data presented on Finder (our innovation business platform) through active monitoring of all developments in the ecosystem. Our platform includes rich datasets on both public and private markets along with deep granularity on the strategic customer networks and capital flows that fund them.

Location: Tel Aviv

Who are we? Start-Up Nation Central is a non-profit organization that connects Israeli innovation to the world in order to help international entities solve global challenges. Immersed in the Israeli technology ecosystem, we provide a platform that nurtures business growth, recommends policies, and generates partnerships with corporations, governments, investors, and NGOs to strengthen Israel’s economy and society.

Start-Up Nation Finder is the free digital platform to learn about and engage with the Israeli tech ecosystem. Finder provides data, insights, and access to key industry players, enabling users to create business value through collaborations.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and improving information about the Israeli innovation ecosystem presented on Start-Up Nation Finder
  • Collecting data through online research and direct communication with companies
  • Processing and reviewing data to determine its accuracy and relevance
  • Entering up-to-date information into Start-Up Nation Finder
  • Assessing products, technologies, business models, and investment statuses
  • Working with startup companies, investors, and innovation specialists

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Communications, Information Studies or another relevant field
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Thorough online research skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interest in start-ups, venture capital, and technology
  • Ability to quickly and comprehensively attain fluency in new domains
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented – able to self-manage and prioritize
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player, can-do mindset and strong drive to initiative
  • Knowledge of the Israeli economy/innovation ecosystem (advantageous)
  • Experience with writing SQL (advantageous)

 

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