Acumen Fund is looking to hire an exceptional individual for our Business Development team based in New York. This position is essential to Acumen Fund’s engine for fundraising, building community, and sharing insights on our efforts to create a world beyond poverty.
This opportunity has an incredible potential for impact on our work. We are looking for someone who is ready to dive right in and help us build the relationships, communicate the ideas, and gather the resources that make our work happen.
This is not a just a job – it’s a calling to the mission of social innovation and entrepreneurial solutions as a way to serve the poor better. It means you are dedicated to the social investing sector, have working knowledge of emerging markets, and are passionate about the work. We’ve been described as sitting at the nexus of philanthropy and capitalism and we need you to walk between both worlds with equal agility.
Applications are due by 11:00pm EST, February 20, 2012, and can be found here. For this application we want to see your creative thinking and storytelling on display, so we’ve asked you to record two 60-second video responses in addition to submitting a cover letter and resume – so don’t delay and apply now!