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This Finance and Operations Associate role will work across the Entrepreneur-to-Entrepreneur, E-2 and Global Partnerships Team (GPT) at Ashoka.
Entrepreneur-to-Entrepreneur, E-2 is a network of high impact entrepreneurs partnering with Ashoka to achieve systems change. The Operations and Finance Associate will work closely with the Operations Manager and E-2 team to support the development of the network through event logistics, budgeting, and strategic planning.
The GPT Finance and Operations Associate will provide support and assistance to Ashoka’s Global Partnership Team members for all the aspects of Operations & Finance closely working with GPT Director of Operations & Finance. The Operations & Finance Associate will possess exceptional organization, communication, and financial skills as well as creativity, passion and demonstrated commitment to positive social change and social entrepreneurship.
Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to grasp Ashoka terminology and simplify it for the benefit of an external audience. Must be able to work independently and as a team player while managing numerous projects simultaneously.
Responsibilities within E2 Team:
Responsibilities within GPT Team :
Successful candidates will possess most of the following skills and experiences:
Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs**.** Ashoka has been pioneering the field of social entrepreneurship for 35 years—finding, selecting, and supporting the world’s leading social entrepreneurs (Ashoka Fellows). Our network of over 3,000 Ashoka Fellows is successfully implementing system-changing solutions to human and environmental problems in almost every area of need, in 90 countries. By learning from and collaborating with social entrepreneurs, we identify patterns and key levers to help society gain a new framework for living in the world as a changemaker. We believe that everyone should be enabled with the qualities that define a social entrepreneur. Building on our extensive experience with social entrepreneurs, we build and activate networks to create fundamental changes in the growing up experience of children and young people so that everyone can become a changemaker. We are investing in the people and patterns of collaborative entrepreneurship that are necessary in an Everyone a Changemaker world.
Ashoka is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion. Women, minorities and foreign nationals with I-9 employment status are encouraged to apply.