Jobs in BOP-related Organizations
Every once in a while, we receive queries about job opportunities with us or organizations with a similar focus on market-based development strategies. Here’s a roundup of openings that might catch your eye. If you have an opening you would like to advertise on NextBillion, please contact us.
Unitus, (Redmond, WA)
“Unitus fights global poverty by using a venture capital model to increase access to microfinance.”
Skoll Foundation, (Palo Alto, CA)
Established by eBay’s first president, Jeff Skoll. The Foundation invests in, connects, and celebrates social entrepreneurs.
ACCION International, (Locations internationally)
“By providing ’micro’ loans and business training to poor women and men who start their own businesses, ACCION’s partner lending organizations help people work their own way up the economic ladder, with dignity and pride.”
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Office Manager/Jr. Staff
Small-Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund, (Cambridge, MA)
“S3IDF’s mission is to facilitate small-scale sustainable infrastructure and related investments needed for poverty alleviation and overall economic advancement in the developing world.” Full job posting available on idealist.org.
World Resources Institute (Washington DC)
Though Development Through Enterprise/NextBillion.net isn’t hiring, our parent organization is currently seeking to fill several highly tempting positions.
FINCA International, (Locations internationally)
“FINCA International’s mission is to provide financial services to the world’s lowest-income entrepreneurs so they can create jobs, build assets and improve their standard of living.”
Millenium Challenge Corporation (Wash, DC; US goverment) A (potentially) multi-billion dollar fund that supports economic freedom and development initiatives in low-income countries.