Wednesday, March 30, 2011

social entrepreneurship Job opportunities in Nairobi

Ashoka, the world’s leading social entrepreneurship network, is seeking an entrepreneurial business development associate to help build Youth Venture East Africa, an initiative to mobilize and support youths in leading social change in their communities.
You will be coordinating outreach with youth organizations, researching youth issues across East Africa, and developing business development material. This position requires a person who is self-driven and very comfortable engaging with community leaders and youths across Nairobi.

The Youth Venture Outreach Intern will gain substantive, hands-on field experience in East Africa citizen sectors, youth engagement, and program development. This position is unpaid. Internship length is 3 months minimum. Start date ASAP.
Skills required:
· Extremely strong time-management and interpersonal skills required
· Self-starter; ability to execute projects with minimum supervision
· Previous field experience with youths or community organizing
· Entrepreneurial track record – comfortable with finding creative solutions to barriers, proactively seeking business opportunities
· Analytical research skills
.Marketing experience is a plus
·English and Swahili fluency
· 1-2 years work experience highly preferable
Please submit a CV and 1-page cover letter highlighting your entrepreneurial experiences with subject heading “Youth Venture Internship” to:

Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneursmen and women with system changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, we have elected over 2,500 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with living stipends, professional support, and access to a global network of peers in 70 countries

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