NC IDEA is a private foundation with a mission to maximize the economic potential of the people of North Carolina by supporting the formation and fruition of high-growth entrepreneurial endeavors in the state.

Inside Scoop @ NC IDEA

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    What are some qualities that would make a person successful and help evolve NC IDEA's culture?

    Our team is very collaborative, we are always looking to improve NC IDEA's programs. Flexibility and an entrepreneurial mindset are key qualities for anyone looking to work at NC IDEA. Also, a great sense of humor with a tolerance for dad jokes is helpful too.

    Sarah Mixter
    Community Manager
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    What does professional development look like in your role at NC IDEA?

    We are each empowered to develop our skills as we see fit. Additionally, our enture staff promotes and teaches each other on a regular basis.

    Lauren McCullough


Benefits & Perks

  • Downtown Durham Office
  • Outdoor Workspace
  • Great culture
  • 401K
  • Endless Coffee Supply
  • Insurance

Tech & Tools We Use

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We use a variety of social media and marketing tools to spread the word of the work we're doing. Salesforce is also the CRM we use to track all of our partners, grants, and applications. If you don't know the powers of Salesforce, you will learn quickly! 

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