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Social Impact Jobs July 2012
Each month I use my Social Impact Jobs post to share positions with organizations that are powerful drivers of social change. This month I’m delighted that we have two impact driven positions open right here at Echoing Green. We’re looking for a Financial Controller and a Senior Associate, Alumni Programs.
From the view of an employer, one of the hardest parts of hiring new staff is conveying your organizational culture to potential applicants. To give a better sense of what working at Echoing Green might look like, I asked some of our staff to share their thoughts on what we’re looking for and what it’s like to work here. Read their thoughts below and then jump into our global list of jobs creating social change.
“For our Financial Controller we’re looking for someone who is deeply passionate, extraordinarily talented and ready to bring creative thinking into everything they do.”—John Walker, Finance Director
“For our new Senior Associate, we’re looking for someone who is not only excited about supporting Fellows, but also performing in an extremely high energy and high expectation setting.”—Rich Leimsider, Director of Fellowship and Alumni Programs
“What I like most about Working at Echoing Green is the constant risk-taking on new projects and initiatives that expand the breadth of our offerings and being exposed to our amazing Fellows.”—Rebecca Kaufman, Coordinator, Work on Purpose
“On my way to the office in the morning I look forward to our wonderful coffee machine and coming up with creative healthy snacks to keep stocked so our team can keep running at full efficiency all day.”—Sandra Quinones, Director of Administration and Operations
“One of the things that really set Echoing Green apart is how well our teams communicate. Because so many projects require all of our diverse skills, it’s essential that traditional silos are more like little white picket fences. Our office redesign made it even easier to pull information and resources between departments when we need it.”—Taliesin Gilkes-Bower, Coordinator, Online Communications
“If Echoing Green was an animal, I think we would be an amoeba. We’re always transforming to meet the latest needs in the sector and constantly adapting.”—Corie Pope, Senior Development Associate
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Echoing Green Positions
Senior Associate, Alumni Programs
Echoing Green funded Organizations:
SaveLIFE Foundation is hiring a Policy Advocacy Manager and a Development & Communications Manager in New Delhi, India.
Reach Incorporated is hiring a Program Director and looking for Program Fellows in Washington, D.C..
Equal Opportunity Schools has an opening for a Chief Program Officer.
Generation Citizen seeks a Development Associate. Contact Jobs@GenerationCitizen.org
One Acre Fund is seeking exceptional professionals to serve as a Finance and Accounting Associate and Finance and Operations Analyst in rural East Africa.
City Year is hiring a Corps Operations Manager and a People and Operations Manager.
GOOD/Corps, GOOD’s social innovation studio, is hiring for a strategist.
Relief International seeks to fill a number of positions including Grants and Contracts Associate in Washington, DC.
Share Our Strength seeks to fill a number of positions including Manager of National Program Expansion in Washington, DC.
The Einhorn Family Charitable Trust seeks a Strategist and Analyst in New York.
American Jewish World Service seeks a Program Associate.
Princeton AlumniCorps seeks to find a Development Officer.
D-Rev is hiring for a number of positions to deliver world-class products to people living on less than $4 per day.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is hiring for a number of positions including Program Officer, in Mexico City.
Education Pioneers is hiring for multiple positions including Director, Human Assets.
College Summit is hiring for a number of positions, including Executive Director, New York City.
Nyaya Health is seeking a Creative Director and Director of Technology for their U.S.-based team to deliver data-driven health care to rural Nepal.
Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation seeks an Associate at their Menlo Park, Ca., office.
REDF, a philanthropy organization that creates jobs and employment opportunities for people facing the greatest barriers to work, is hiring for a number of positions in San Francisco.
East Meets West is hiring an India Country Director.
College Track is hiring for a number of positions including a Development and Communications Intern in Oakland, Ca..
Bringing about dramatic and lasting social change requires lifelong leadership and learning lessons along the way.
Echoing Green focuses on finding stellar individuals who can carry their ideas and explain why they have what it takes to succeed.