Deshpande Startups
Market Access Manager


Job Position: Manager
Organization: Deshpande Startups
Department: Market Access
Experience: 5 - 10 years

Education: Post Graduate
Job Location: Hubballi
Tentative Date of Joining: Immediate

Skills and Requirements

  • Passionate individuals with professional/entrepreneurial experience having deep exposure to pre-sales, sales and marketing
  • Learning attitude and interest in nurturing environment for Startups
  • Experience in designing and executing open innovation challenges, market led programs focused on Startups
  • Ability to quickly understand and articulate organization’s core values, value proposition, and key messages
  • Confidence to think outside the box and suggest growth ideas (both big and small) to improve the organization’s performance
  • Equal enthusiasm for both day-to-day execution tasks and bigger picture projects
  • Team player with strong execution capabilities and leadership potential
  • Entail skills of market research/data-driven/analytical/decision support
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well with an eye for details
  • Experience in specific sectors like Agriculture/Manufacturing/Edutech, Rural value chain will be an added advantage

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understanding the needs of Startups, especially, from the market exposure point of view
  • Identifying appropriate market connections based on the needs of Startups
  • Connecting Startups with resources and opportunities that can enable growth
  • Executing open innovation programmes and market enablement programmes
  • Relationship management with external stakeholders
  • Managing day-to-day interactions and operations with the Startups
  • Supporting Startups in various programmes and enable strategic guidance to entrepreneurs in areas such as business modelling, sales, marketing, financing, fundraising, overall strategy and operations

Who can apply?

Postgraduate with 5 to 10 years of professional/entrepreneurial experience or with Startups, Startup Ecosystems etc. Experience in building partnerships with stakeholders. Graduation in Engineering can be an added advantage. The candidate must have a good understanding of decoding the business elements.



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We are located at

  Deshpande Startups,
Next to Airport, Opp to Gokul Village, Gokul Road, Hubballi, Karnataka.