Jobs

Working at Building Markets is not like any other job you've had.

We strive to be a cross between a Silicon Valley start-up, a Madison Ave. advertising firm, and the Edison Labs. We're a nonprofit social enterprise that embraces competition. Our mandate is to build markets, create jobs and sustain peace in developing countries. To achieve this we have built a team of people who come from a wide range of backgrounds.

The common denominator is that they are unreasonable people who believe we can always do better. If you think you would fit on this team, if you want to be challenged to do more, do it smarter, and make a difference, then please take a look at the openings.

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

For the full Request for Quotation, please email syria@buildingmarkets.org

Position: M&E Researcher
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

This research study will expand available knowledge and inform best practices in remote monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for Syrian CSOs and the international community involved in the humanitarian crisis response. The Researcher will gather data and conduct analysis on M&E systems in Syria and across the region.

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

This Data Collection Associate (DCA) is responsible for supporting the collection and quality assurance of data for Building Markets’ Syria program. This includes CSO capacity assessments, SME verifications, re-verifications, sector specific studies, assessments, impact reports, narrative reports and research products identified by the DCA’s direct supervisor. Where relevant, the DCA will work with the Monitoring and Evaluation, Communications, Content Management teams and external translators.

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

The Data Collection Officer (DCO) is responsible for the collection and quality assurance of data for Building Markets’ Syria program. This includes CSO capacity assessments, SME verifications, re-verifications, sector specific studies, assessments, impact reports, narrative reports and research products identified by the DCO’s direct supervisor. Where relevant, the DCO will work with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Communications, Content Management teams and external translators.

Position: Content Manager
Location: Istanbul or Gaziantep, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

The Content Manager (CM) plays a critical role in ensuring the quality of Building Markets’ external-facing products. As such, the CM is responsible for curating, creating, reviewing, maintaining and disseminating content, monitoring web traffic and tracking metrics across multiple online platforms. The ideal candidate is comfortable using technology and social media, is accustomed to working with and manipulating large online datasets, performs well under deadlines, and has strong attention to detail.

Position: Market Researcher
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

As part of the Syrian crisis response effort, Building Markets is establishing a program to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian and development assistance in Syria through increased partnerships with local organizations and enterprises in Turkey. The Market Researcher (MR) responsible for research and development of Building Markets Syria’s research products, which include market assessments, specific market developments, and research products identified by the Country Director. The Market Researcher works closely with the Data Collection, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), and Communications personnel.

Position: Research Manager
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

The Research Manager (RM) will lead the research and development of all research products in line with the Building Markets Syria Program strategy. This includes market assessments, sector specific studies, assessments, impact reports, narrative reports and research products identified by the Country Director and Building Markets’ Headquarters. The RM oversees the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) unit and works closely with the Communications and Content Management teams.

Location: Istanbul or Gaziantep, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

As part of the Syrian crisis response effort, Building Markets is establishing a program to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian and development assistance in Syria through increased partnerships with local organizations and enterprises in Turkey. The Business Development Specialist will be responsible for designing the training and mentorship program, planning training curricula development, organizing training-of-trainer sessions for local trainers and mentors, and cultivating relationships with local businesses and stakeholders.

Location: Istanbul or Gaziantep, Turkey
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

As part of the Syrian crisis response effort, Building Markets is establishing a program to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian and development assistance in Syria through increased partnerships with local organizations and enterprises in Turkey. The Organizational Development Specialist will be responsible for designing the training and mentorship program, planning training curricula development, organizing training-of-trainer sessions for local trainers and mentors, and cultivating relationships with local organizations and stakeholders.

Unsolicited Applications

Building Markets accepts unsolicited applications. We are especially interested in candidates with a proven entrepreneurial record and who have shown that they are successful in coming up with new ideas and putting them into practice.

Candidates must be willing to work, if required, in isolated posts in difficult environments, to follow security protocols, and to be willing to learn the language of their duty station to at least basic level.  If this fits your profile, we encourage you to send a CV and covering letter to vacancies@buildingmarkets.org