We are hiring.....A Senior Startup Consultant

27 March, 2024


Senior Startup Consultant


The Role

As a Senior Startup Consultant, you will lead the charge in developing and nurturing a pipeline of innovative startups in the dynamic region with a focus on Cork and Kerry. Reporting directly to the Cork based, CEO. Your responsibilities will encompass shaping early-stage startup propositions, collaborating with founding teams to build robust business and financial plans, developing funding strategies and exploring market opportunities. Your financial acumen will be instrumental in creating robust financial models and projections that withstand scrutiny from investors, partners, and potential customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop early-stage startup propositions.
  • Collaborate with founding teams to start, grow & scale businesses.
  • Explore and develop market opportunities for clients.
  • Evaluation of business models for enhanced effectiveness.
  • Crafting funding strategies and defining key milestones.
  • Support in developing and delivering impactful investor pitches.
  • Play a crucial role in securing financing for ventures.
  • Manage a pipeline of early-stage startups.
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders in the ecosystem.

What we're looking for:

We are seeking a candidate with a unique blend of skills and qualities to contribute to our dynamic team. Here's what we're looking for:

  1. Proven Startup Expertise: A track record within the startup ecosystem. Strong assessment skills and a keen understanding of the key components of a successful startup.
  2. Sales & Go to Market: Specific expertise in developing proven sales strategies and Go-to-Market strategies for early stage startups.
  3. Entrepreneurial Mindset: Passion for innovation and a genuine interest in the startup landscape.
  4. Collaboration and Communication: Excellent collaboration and communication skills to work effectively with diverse teams.
  5. Adaptability and Agility: Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Your Contribution:

You will be an integral part of our wider team delivering startup support services in Cork and Kerry. Your contributions will extend beyond regional boundaries, actively participating in events and initiatives aimed at enhancing the skills and expertise of our client entrepreneurs. This includes fostering connections with both local and international networks.

Join Us:

If you are a seasoned professional with strong startup experience, passionate about fostering innovation and driving the success of startups, we invite you to join our collaborative team at AxisBIC. Together, let's embark on a journey where your expertise will make a lasting impact on the entrepreneurial landscape.

Work Location:

The core work location will be Cork City, with a blend of working from home.

Key Benefits of The Role

  • Opportunity to take up a senior leadership role in an organisation whose mission is to deliver game-changing impacts for start-up and scale-up Founders.
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Time off (Annual Leave and company days)
  • PRSA Employer Contribution
  • Income Protection and Death in Service Group Scheme
  • Health Insurance allowance
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Wellness Programme
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Regular team-based activities and social activities
  • Convenient city centre location in Cork
  • Personal and professional development. AxisBIC is a strong promoter of personal and continuous professional development.


Please contact Fionnuala Wall, if you are interested in this role. The closing date for applications is April 26th, 2024. 


AxisBIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equal employment and growing a diverse workforce. We embrace those of any of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, marital status or any other aspect which makes them unique; and we want our team members to reflect this!

Contact AxisBIC today to talk about starting your business and turn your ideas into reality! AxisBIC will supply you with a step by step guide on starting a business.

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