Excel inside an innovation-fueled atmosphere.

Join our team to experience our momentum from the inside.

Working with Ben literally means working to change the world, by collaboratively supporting the pulse of innovation in our region’s technology ecosystem. If you’re looking for purpose and are passionate about driving change, you will find no shortage of fulfillment here. The excitement of burgeoning industries and ideas threads through every moment here, and we invite you to contribute your talents and experience the momentum first-hand as a member of the Ben Franklin team.

Our Values

Mission:

We believe in equitable economic development. We will purposely advance initiatives that deepen our social impact in our region and that sustain our mission.

Community:

We value, appreciate and show respect for our colleagues and our entrepreneurs, and their talents and contributions. We encourage initiative, diversity, equity, inclusivity, joy and creativity.

Service:

We believe in “giving back”. We will humbly serve each other, our entrepreneurs and our region, and we will constantly seek new ways to better serve. As part of our service, we will show gratitude, employ empathy, and celebrate success.

 
 

Collaboration:

We will share our information, ideas, suggestions and concerns with our colleagues, and we will listen to our colleagues’ needs. Demonstrating high emotional intelligence, we will treat each other with fairness, honesty, accountability, transparency, integrity and civility.

We Are the Change:

We understand that Ben’s continued success depends on our actions. We will challenge the status quo, check our assumptions, and “ask why”. We will maintain an atmosphere where we and our colleagues will be unafraid to explore new initiatives, knowing that some initiatives may fail. We will approach our work enthusiastically, and with fun.

Our Commitment to DEI – We live it, its in our DNA!

Ben Franklin maintains an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated, and promoted based on their contributions to our mission, free from discrimination, prejudice, and bias. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and our investment practices. Our collective strength is rooted in our values, where we support and honor our mission, appreciate and humbly serve our community and each other, demonstrate collaboration, and commit that “We Are the Change.”

Current Openings

Art Director/Manager, Marketing & Creative Services

Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Candidate must have a strong graphic design background, and have the ability to work on a team to manage and execute integrated brand marketing and proactive communication programs in public and media relations, special events, web, and direct mail. Candidate must be a self-starter, detail oriented, organized and able to work independently to meet deadlines.

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Impact Analyst

Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Ben Franklin’s Strategic Initiatives Group leads exploration and development of new initiatives, and manages engagement with varied stakeholders. This new hire will be organizational lead for social impact analysis and reporting to key stakeholders. The Impact Analyst will also serve as an internal resource in the development and funding of new initiatives. The Impact Analyst will support communication with funders, investors, Ben Franklin alumni and other constituents.

This team member will draw on a full toolkit of analytical and communication skills to translate complex information into polished, effective and engaging content for varied purposes.

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Manager

Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Ben is dependent on quality data for management of its investments, analysis of its impact and efficiently operating a results-oriented organization. The Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Manager is responsible for coordinating the configuration, development, use, and management of Ben Franklin’s process automation and data systems, which are used to support our investment and other business activities. Generally, SaaS, these systems include various automation and customer relationship management (CRM) tools, such as Salesforce, Pardot, ActionGrid and other ancillary tools.

This is not a software development position, but rather managerial and hands-on, with such duties as supporting data systems users, setting development priorities, and ensuring alignment with corporate goals. Duties also entail managing processes across multiple departments, as well as coordinating high-level systems development and data management activities (e.g., adding, modifying, deleting, and loading records into systems) and coordinates such work with teams from across the organization.

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