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.

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.

Position: Country Director
Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Closing Date: October 15, 2018

The Country Director (CD) position is an exciting opportunity for a results-driven leader to guide a dynamic and talented team of staff and partners who are working to support job creation, poverty reduction, and economic growth in Myanmar. In particular the CD will have an interest in private sector initiatives that promote environmental sustainability. The CD is expected to successfully oversee a demanding workload that involves direct implementation and closely monitoring the day-to-day activities of the program. The CD will have a successful track record of managing missions in challenging environments along with demonstrated skills in cultivating and maintaining productive external relationships.

Location: New York City
Closing Date: October 19, 2018

The Chief Finance and Administration Officer (CFAO) is a key leadership role reporting to the CEO in the areas of Finance, Compliance, and Human Resources. The role requires deep experience in financial management, strong problem solving, and analytical skills. The CFAO is responsible for directing the fiscal and HR functions of Building Markets in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, donor compliance requirements, regulatory environments in our countries of operation, and in line with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the non-profit industry. This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance executive with experience in financial management and leadership, ideally gained through both nonprofit and corporate settings. Successful candidates will have a proven track record, accounting certification, and experience with a non-profit organization that works internationally.

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