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ASHOKA US PROGRAM ASSOCIATES – WINTER/SPRING 2013

With a long track record of success in working with extraordinary social entrepreneurs in 70 countries, Ashoka now looks to deepen its impact in the U.S. market. Ashoka is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated and highly-skilled team of 4 Winter/Spring associates to advance our efforts in the U.S. 

While exercising and strengthening one's research and organization skills, personal leadership, and innovation, US-Program associates will work with a team of talented and committed individuals in the Arlington headquarters. 

While each position requires some specific qualifications, the general skill set Ashoka looks for is the following:

  • A high degree of initiative, creativity, self-direction and results orientation 
  • Enthusiasm for solving social problems and for building the profession of social entrepreneurship 
  • Adaptability to frequently changing circumstances and needs 
  • Commitment to upholding Ashoka's entrepreneurial, iterative and collegial work environment 
  • Strong leadership, project and process management skills 

Although Ashoka is not in a position to offer a job to all Associates, the opportunity to work with Ashoka for a few months can sometimes lead to longer term opportunities within the organization.

To apply, click here.  Please enter OP-266 in the field titled Affinity Year/Opening ID.  

 

COPYWRITER AND BLOGGER WINTER/SPRING ASSOCIATE

In the US team we're looking to build a presence for AshokaUS in on relevant platforms – digital as well as print, via own channels as well as media and news outlets. We need a copywriter and blogger who can assist us in overall messaging as well as blogging on relevant platforms. You have relevant experience, outstanding writing skills and an interest in social innovation.

We can offer a dynamic learning environment and a chance to build the communication efforts of AshokaUS together with the newly established communications team. You'll work closely with our Communications Director, Anna Ebbesen, and Dennis Powell, an Emmy award-winning news producer and journalist, in building our outreach and blogging initiatives.

Responsibilities and Additional Qualifications

  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Experience in communications & writing (either journalist, author, blogger, etc)

To apply, click here.  Please enter OP-266 in the field titled Affinity Year/Opening ID. 

 

DESIGN WINTER/SPRING ASSOCIATE

Responsibilities

We need a design intern that can aid our Design Director, Piedad Rivadeneira, in developing new materials for AshokaUS - digital as well as print. We’re looking for a creative design student with an understanding of/skills in branding and visual storytelling (including infographics).

Design is one of our highest priorities. It's a goal of our sub-team, to let design pave the way for the message of Ashoka - the power of social innovation and innovators. We can offer a dynamic learning environment and a chance to build the communication efforts of AshokaUS together with the newly established communications team. You'll work closely with our Design Director, Piedad Rivadeneira, who's an award-winning designer from Chile, in developing the AshokaUS brand and visual identity.

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience in design, marketing, visual arts
  • Interest in social innovation

To apply, click here.  Please enter OP-266 in the field titled Affinity Year/Opening ID.