Impact Fellowship

LGT Venture Philanthropy
India, East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, South America, China, UK, Others
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
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The LGT Impact Fellowship offers experienced business professionals the opportunity to work with leading organizations around the world and use their skills for good. Shortlist is LGT’s technology partner for the LGT Impact Fellowship 2020.

Fellowship Opportunities: To know more about the opportunities with LGT’s portfolio organizations please open this link:

About the LGT Impact Fellowship:

As part of LGT Venture Philanthropy’s and LGT Lightstone’s strategic efforts to scale positive impact, the LGT Impact Fellowship was established in 2009 to provide additional know-how and capacity to its portfolio organizations. Each year a limited number of professionals are nominated to work full-time for one year with impactful organizations supported by LGT Venture Philanthropy and LGT Lightstone in Latin America, Africa, India and Europe.
The LGT Impact Fellowship offers unique personal and professional development opportunities by exposing participants to complex and unknown environments at leading social organizations in emerging countries.

Does this sound like you?

The LGT Impact Fellowship Program 2020 is seeking business professionals with at least 2 years of work experience who are committed to working on the ground with social businesses or organizations to share their expertise and create positive impact.

Key Responsibilities:

-Work with management teams of social businesses or organizations to build organizational capacity

-Create and/or improve systems, processes and tools that would contribute to the scale of the organization

-Implement leading practices from the corporate world that will increase the organization’s ability to grow its operations and scale positive impact

-Train and upskill local teams

Required educational and professional experience:

-Undergraduate degree (MBA or other professional degree preferred)

-Impeccable written and oral communication skills

-Minimum 2 years of professional experience across any business vertical

-Understanding of LGT Venture Philanthropy’s mission and an interest in the impact sector

Additional qualities we look for:

-Motivated by impact: Strong commitment to creating impact despite the financial and personal sacrifices

-Globally-minded: Good understanding of challenges and trends in low-to-middle income countries

-Culturally sensitive: Willing to work on the ground with local cultures with a positive attitude

-Open to ambiguity: Flexible, open-minded, and able to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced work environment

You may start your application to the LGT Impact Fellowship by clicking on the link below