ASHOKA IS RECRUITING!
Do details make your world go round? Here in the Operations team, we know that changing the world depends on getting the little things right and we’d like to find someone who shares this understanding. We’re looking for an organiser, a co-ordinator, someone who finds pleasure in creating order. The role would involve supporting and managing the systems and processes that keep the Ashoka UK team running happily. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
Global Competitions Volunteer
We are looking for a volunteer to support upcoming global partner engagements. We seek a highly motivated, tech-savvy, socially-minded individual to help with the smooth running of upcoming global challenge prizes with two global corporations. Working collaboratively with technology, community engagement, operational support, media and social media this role will play a key role in supporting our upcoming partner engagements. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
We are looking for an entrepreneurial, bright and creative Communications Volunteer with a passion for social entrepreneurship and innovation, to provide core ongoing support to all aspects of Ashoka’s internal and external communications and events. We’re looking for someone to work on communications campaigns, help with marketing materials and events, as well as interacting with our international and UK fellows. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
We’re looking for a volunteer to work on Ashoka’s Changemaker Schools programme – the search and selection of leading educational institutions which prioritise empathy and changemaking as student outcomes. The activities associated with this role involve carrying out careful research on nominated primary and secondary schools, research and outreach to education related media and events organisation. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
Do you get excited about social innovators? The Fellowship team at Ashoka UK are looking for a volunteer, work will focus upon supporting elected Fellows through networks, strategy, communications and events as well as measuring the impact of their work. Activities will involve relationship management, organising events and workshops, community building, and impact measurement. This is great opportunity to meet and support world leading social entrepreneurs who work in fields from education to human rights to conservation. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
Do you have an eye for the next big thing in social enterprise? Here in the Venture team at Ashoka, we’re recruiting a volunteer to assist us with bringing together the UK’s most ambitious, effective changemakers. We’re looking for someone who can support the search and selection of leading social entrepreneurs to the UK fellowship. Our ideal candidate will investigate promising candidates, and make a strong, detailed case for the best candidates. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
Partnerships and Business Development Volunteer
Ashoka UK are looking for a Partnerships & Business Development Volunteer with an interest in promoting the social entrepreneurship sector in the UK. Our ideal candidate with have an aptitude for research, making connections and thinking creatively about partnerships opportunities. From funding proposals, partnership pitches to mapping out networks, you will be involved in the various activities of the Partnership team. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
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Ashoka hires the highest caliber, creative leaders in the world. Join our team.
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.
"Ashoka is full of really smart and dedicated people from all over the world who understand the importance of social entrepreneurship and the historical moment where social entrepreneurship needs to be understood in its fullest sense." - Bill Carter, Vice President for Africa Program at Ashoka
"Ashoka doesn’t believe in hierarchy or bureaucracy. ... It translates into the freedom to be creative, the freedom to be innovative, and the freedom to be empowered." - Beverly Schwartz, Vice President of Ashoka
"Ashoka is a home for entrepreneurs, a place where you can come and create." - Sachin Malhan, Director of Product for Ashoka Changemakers
"Ashoka is a strategic companion for social entrepreneurs and changemakers all around the world. … Ashoka thinks strategically, collaborates with various partners, and works in a team of teams manner even within the Ashoka community itself to be flexible and innovative." - Hae-young Lee, Country Representative of Ashoka Korea