Next Now Project Manager

Media & Communications Anywhere in EU, Anywhere in EU


Description

Position at Ashoka

Next Now is looking for Project Manager to support the global roll-out of Welcome Change and other strategic products that help us share Next Now’s key insights with the world. Here is a description of the key roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support to produce one episode of Welcome Change every two weeks
  • Support design needs of the Next Now team (InDesign, Illustrator, AfterEffects, etc.), including basic video editing
  • Upkeep Next Now’s online presence (websites, social media, etc.)
  • Provide strategic input for Next Now’s communication efforts
  • Help spot media partnership opportunities

Desired skills
Ashoka team members are entrepreneurial, ethical individuals who are willing and able to work in a number of different capacities. They can navigate nuts and bolts tasks as well as big picture thinking with ease. We are therefore looking for an Internal Hire with the following skills:

  • Design skills and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Self-motivation and a strong innovative spirit: New ideas and projects thrill you!  
  • Ability to work independently and in a creative, collaborative team environment.  
  • Project & partnership management experience
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial track record a plus

Logistics

  • Location: This person would ideally be located in Europe or Africa, due to time zone restrictions, but the location is flexible.
  • Time commitment: 0.5 FTE
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

About Next Now

The world is better than we think. In pockets across the globe, humans are pioneering and implementing working, real-life solutions — answers to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Powered by Ashoka, Next Now identifies, supports and lifts up these examples, and the changemakers behind them. From a bird’s eye perspective, we see patterns and frontiers of innovation that show a way to a better future. We weave a community of innovators committed to building it, and share our findings and insights with the world.

About Ashoka
Ashoka is the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs – now with nearly 4,000 Ashoka Fellows across more than 90 countries. Ashoka pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship, established terms like ‘social entrepreneur’ and ‘changemaker,’ and is routinely voted among the world’s top NGOs.