ASHOKA IS RECRUITING!
Head of Challenge Prizes at Ashoka UK
Ashoka UK is looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset seeking a massively creative, collaborative, and global opportunity. The role will primarily involve managing Ashoka’s online challenge prizes to identify the world’s leading social innovators. Working collaboratively with technology, community engagement and regional teams around the globe, this role will ensure that these partner engagements run smoothly, meet goals and deadlines, and create social impact – all within a given budget. Click here >> for more information and here to apply by Sunday 9th November.
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Why work at Ashoka? Take it from our leaders. This is why a few Ashokans love being part of this creative, driven, worldwide team of teams:
Whether you work in India, Brazil or DC, whether you are a recent graduate or beginning your encore career, and whether you are launching a new idea or growing our legacy, you will inevitably identify innovative people and ideas, create influential trust networks, and mobilize those networks for lasting change.
Specifically, Ashoka is recruiting senior leaders who will do things like:
Ashoka is always seeking creative doers with a habit of reshaping the world in significant ways, whether they launched their own organizations or made change inside them.
Ashoka’s staff selection process is modeled on its Fellow selection process and strives to deeply understand a person and his or her story, and – of course – to introduce a candidate to Ashoka’s story. A candidate can expect to speak with roughly five to ten Ashoka staff members through three phases of a selection process, including some of its senior leadership. The first step is this short application below – we look forward to knowing you.
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