Impact Hub is the world’s largest network focused on building entrepreneurial communities for impact at scale — home to the innovators, the dreamers and the entrepreneurs who are creating tangible solutions to the world’s most pressing issues. We host +15.000 members across 90 Impact Hubs worldwide. We offer access to workspace, to inspiring learning events, innovation & incubation programs and to a global community of changemakers through our global Impact Hub network (www.impacthub.net).
Accelerate2030 is a global, multi-stakeholder program co-initiated by Impact Hub Geneva and UNDP in 2016, identifying ventures with tested and scale-ready solutions contributing towards the Sustainable Development Goals, and providing them with support and infrastructure needed to scale their impact. The program has to-date been implemented in 19 developing and emerging economies across Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, reaching 1 Mil people and more than 500 entrepreneurs globally. We are launching the new edition of the program from the UN General Assembly in New York in September 2018. In October we will host some of the Accelerate2030 entrepreneurs in Geneva for a Scaling Bootcamp and the new edition will be rolled out across 15+ countries at the beginning of 2019. Check out our latest video here.
We are looking for a highly dynamic, proactive and creative individual to join the Accelerate2030 Program as a ‘Program Associate’.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Join us as a Program Associate at Impact Hub Geneva and work to support our Accelerate2030 team with:
The general management of the program
Relationship management with ventures and program partners
Support in event planning and management in Geneva and New York
Outreach campaign and application process in 15+ countries
Execution of the communication strategy and outreach campaign (including, but not limited to: creating written materials such as blogs, press releases, updating website etc)
Producing impact reports for the general public and for donors and partners
Other activities for successful program implementation
Main benefits are:
Work in a highly entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with room for autonomy and self-expression
Network and connect with important players and actors in the global social entrepreneurship ecosystem
Develop your skills and competences in social entrepreneurship and innovation, and program management
Enjoy working with like-minded people who share the same vision and values as you
WHO ARE YOU
We are looking for:
Proactive, talented individual passionate about social impact and entrepreneurship and aligned with the mission and purpose of the Impact Hub
Some previous hands-on experience in project implementation, complemented by strong organizational, time-management skills and an eye for details
Excellent communications skills, with ability to produce captivating written content (blogs, press releases, articles) in English. Knowledge and experience with social media, creating websites, and tech platforms for community management will be considered an advantage.
Strong educational background in a related field
Autonomous, dynamic and able to manage own time and prioritise accordingly. Capacity to make things happen under pressure and in very short periods of time.
You enjoy working in an international environment and have had some international experience (e.g. working/studying abroad)
? Contract term: 100%
? Duration: 6 months internship with possibility to CDI
? Salary: CHF 1’500/month
? Swiss working permit required
? Location: Geneva and Lausanne
? Starting date: September 10th
? Application deadline: August 26th
HOW TO APPLY
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Program Associate”before August 26th incl. the following documents: CV, cover letter explaining why you’re the best match for the position, plus 1 min video with your personal pitch (in English) of why you are inspired to work on the program and why you should be the one selected.