The job hunt, flipped.

For career switchers with 2-5 years experience.

We set up Jumpswitch to help the brightest & most ambitious people get into the start-up world. We’ve done this with the world’s first start-up grad scheme…

 

And now we’re now doing it for career switchers who want roles in start-ups with titles like "Chief of Staff", "Strategy & Operations" or "Head of Special Projects"...

How it works.

Start-up founders pitch to you. You choose the companies you like. Then you get fast tracked straight to interview. All alongside your day job. 

Example start-up pitch

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The start-ups we work with

Over the last 2 years, we have built up an industry leading network of 500+ start-ups. They are VC backed, high growth and impactful.

 

There's an industry for everyone - whether it be Climate tech, Consumer or Crypto... all the way through to Medtech, Mobility or ML/AI... and much much more.

See below for just a few examples:

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The roles

You may not know the exact role you're keen to do. 

That's why we curate an exciting blend of strategic and operational roles that will make the most of your existing expertise, while challenging you to develop your skills further.

 

We expect you to join in positions like 'Chief of Staff', 'Head of Special Projects', 'Operations Lead', 'Strategy & Operations', 'Founder Associate', and more. 

But, we fully expect this to be the start - each role will have plenty of responsibility and huge scope for career progression

Average salaries range from approx. £50-80k. 

Who are we looking for? 

Our programme is highly selective and designed for career switchers with 2-5 years experience - whether you are currently in or out of work. You might…

  • be disenchanted with your banking / consulting job

  • want to move on from your current start-up / scale-up job

  • want to find out more about the start-up world

  • have ambitions to found your own company

 

But above all, you get excited by the start-up world.

Not quite right for you? We're launching other programme streams in the near future. Join our waiting list now so that you don't miss out on the UK's best start-up opportunities. 

So, what happens after I register?

If we think you are suitable, we will invite you to interview for a place on the programme. 

If successful, we'll...

  • Invite you to a start-up pitches (at work-friendly times)

  • Help you prep for interviews

  • Introduce you to a network of ambitious peers

More about us.

The two co-founders, Matthew (ex-BCG) and Kabir (ex-Monitor Deloitte) started off in consulting before discovering just how exciting the start-up world is. 

So, in the last 2 years, they built the world's first start-up graduate programme, placing 100+ Jumpstarters into some of the most exciting start-ups.

 

They have since started getting requests from start-ups asking: can you do the same again, but more senior?

Well, this is them launching that programme.

 

Any questions? Have feedback? Email Kabir and Matthew directly.