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: Project Manager
Location: Amman, Jordan and New York City
Closing Date: May 31, 2018

Building Markets will expand its model and resources to Jordan, starting with a Market Assessment of refugee and Jordanian micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). The Project Manager will lead the market assessment in Jordan between June 2018 and November 2018.

Position: Project Officer
Location: New York City
Closing Date: May 31, 2018

The Project Officer will work closely with the Project Director and other senior staff members to ensure the smooth implementation of Building Markets’ programs at headquarters and in the field.

Position: Summer Internship
Location: New York City
Closing Date: April 27, 2018

The Summer Internship is open to recent graduates or current students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience with an international nonprofit organization. The Intern will support Building Markets’ headquarters team in New York City. Specific start dates are flexible, but the Intern would be expected to work for approximately four months (May to August). A modest monthly stipend may be available.

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.

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