Jobs

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

We strive to be a cross between a Madison Avenue 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 and make a difference, then please take a look at our openings.

Location: Amman, Jordan
Closing Date: Open until December 21, 2018

The Training Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the successful development and delivery of Building Markets' online training and advisory services in Jordan. This includes working with content providers to ensure curricula is relevant to the market context and responds to qualitative and quantitative feedback from users and participants. The Training Specialist will serve as the point person for training users for questions, feedback, and individual mentorship.

Position: Bookkeeper
Location: New York City
Closing Date: November 30, 2018

The Bookkeeper will support all finance related activities required to efficiently run our NY Headquarters and field offices. The ideal candidate is at ease with a demanding and dynamic work environment, has experience working with nonprofits, is comfortable with QuickBooks online, Excel, and able to manage a wide range of detail. This position will largely support the organization’s NYC team and office but will also liaise with field offices on a regular basis related to finance and financial reporting.

Position: Office Manager
Location: New York City
Closing Date: October 26, 2018

The Office Manager will carry out the daily administrative tasks required to efficiently run our NY Headquarters office. The ideal candidate is at ease with a demanding and dynamic work environment, comfortable with QuickBooks and Excel, and able to manage a wide range of detail. This position will largely support the organization’s NYC team and office, but will also liaise with field offices on an as needed basis related to finance, travel and HR requirements.

Position: Project Associate
Location: Amman, Jordan
Closing Date: October 18, 2018

The Project Associate will support business outreach, tender collection and distribution, and expanding our business network in Jordan.

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