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.

Position: Training Expert
Location: Turkey
Closing Date: Open until filled

Building Markets seeks to develop a training program for Syrian-owned SMEs operating in Turkey, as well as Syrian-led CSOs operating in Turkey. The objective of this initiative is to increase the capacity of these local organizations by providing training opportunities on the thematic priority areas outlined below. Each thematic area will have an expert assigned to developing theme-specific material. The training expert will deliver training modules to SMEs and CSOs on specific topics.

Location: New York City
Closing Date: Open until filled

Building Markets seeks a dynamic, data-savvy student currently enrolled in a Graduate program or a recent graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program to help the organization transition to an interactive Salesforce data management solution. The Fellow should be a master of Excel and an expert in consolidating, cleaning, and analyzing very large datasets. The Fellow will report to the Project Officer in NYC. Specific start dates are flexible, but the Fellow would be expected to work part-time for approximately four months. A modest monthly stipend may be available.

Location: New York City
Closing Date: Open until filled

The Communications & Fundraising Fall Fellowship is open to dynamic under graduate and graduate students with strong communications and development skills who are interested in running nonprofit fundraising campaigns. The Fellow will support the core project team at Building Markets’ New York City headquarters. Specific start dates are flexible, but the Fellow would be expected to work for approximately three months (October to December). A stipend will be made available.

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