Patagonia Case Competition
Deadline: Register your team by December 182017 Topic: Regenerative Organic Agriculture for FoodSponsored by the University of California Berkeley, is open to MBA and graduate students across the country seeking to redefine the relationship between business and a healthy planet.
Net Impact Director of Client Programs and Program Director
Posted: November 7, 2016Location: Oakland, CA
Two positions are available:
Director of Client Programs - This role is an exciting opportunity for someone to lead an internal social enterprise that develops custom programs for companies and foundations that want to engage 18-35 year olds around social and environmental issues.
The Director will lead this newly defined social enterprise within Net Impact, with a separate P&L that contributes significantly to the organization ($3-4M per year). This person is strategic, relentless, results-oriented, and not afraid to dive in and get their hands dirty. This is both a doer role as well as a strategic leadership opportunity.
Program Director - Net Impact’s Program Director is a newly designed role that provides an outstanding leadership opportunity for leading Net Impact’s core programmatic areas. These core programmatic areas include our flagship annual conference, our new local event series (NILocal), our issue-based Fellowships, business plan competitions, university-focused race equity curriculum, and more. The position oversees four direct and indirect reports, as well as seasonal contractors and interns.
Ocean Innovation ChallengePosted: October 13, 2016The transition to a sustainable ocean economy will require significant amounts of capital from new and varied sources. This year, The Economist Events’ Ocean Innovation Challenge in cooperation with Blancpain calls on innovators to share ideas on how to bridge the gap between sustainability and economic growth in the ocean. We seek innovations in financing, whether these are financial instruments, products or mechanisms that will help channel responsible, sustainable investment into the ocean economy
Director of Communications at the Association for Vascular Access (AVA)
Posted: October 13, 2016
The Association for Vascular Access (AVA) is looking for a well-qualified professional to fill a unique position and need within the organization. AVA is the leading organization in the world representing all of the interests in the field of vascular access. Having a 30-year history, AVA is well respected and well-funded.
Reporting directly to the CEO of AVA, the Director of Communications is expected to be innovative, creative, self-motivated, have a proven track record of success in multiple areas and have the drive to make the social media, marketing and learning platform of AVA be award winning and ground breaking. The Director of Communications will have the opportunity to create a world-class department in order to achieve desired future outcomes for AVA.
Posted: October 13, 2016
The video-media startup broadcasts nationally from Washington, D.C. and focuses on a variety of subjects and current topics.
We are looking for students with varied backgrounds – we seek diverse views – and, particularly, the following skills and/or interests:
• communication/journalism (both in-front/behind the camera),
In-front of the camera: hosting
Behind the camera: strategic messaging/topic coverage
• corporate/business development including liaising between various thought-leaders and helping to find partnership opportunities among corporate, nonprofit, and public interest groups,
• public relations and marketing,
• video editing and production,
• web and graphic design,
• computer science and data science/data visualization, and
• script writing and producing.
The opportunities are unpaid at the moment but, if all progresses according to our strategic plan, we hope to be able to offer paid positions in subsequent semesters as the project expands.
We think it is a great opportunity for students who are curious to see firsthand the challenges of launching and, ideally, succeeding in a competitive startup vertical that is uniquely positioned for innovation.
If interested, please email me directly and include the following information:
1) Subject area(s) of interest and what you would like to gain from being involved
2) Availability (realistic approximation of the amount of time you'd be willing to commit on a weekly basis) factoring in your ability to travel to downtown, Washington, D.C.
3) Resume/summary of the skills and/or focal interests that you believe might be particularly relevant
Contact: Andrew King
Global Social Venture Competition - Georgia Tech
Posted: September 30, 2016
Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) has evolved into a global network supported by an international community of volunteer judges, mentors, and student organizers. This partnership between premier business schools in the US, Europe, Asia, and Africa aims to foster a new generation of business leaders that values the social and profit potentials of business. The GSVC achieves this goal by catalyzing and promoting for-profit and not-for-profit ventures that create and measure both social and financial returns.
Georgia Tech is a Full Regional Partner for the Global Social Venture Competition. Supported by the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, the Georgia Tech graduate chapter of Net Impact will be coordinating the first two rounds of competition for teams from the eastern half of the United States. Advancing teams will compete in the Global Finals, which will be held by the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California.
The Global Social Venture Competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive, real-world impact. Since its inception in 1999, the GSVC has awarded more than a quarter of a million dollars to emerging social ventures and has introduced early-stage social venture entrepreneurs to the investment community. Nearly 25% of past GSVC entrants are now operating companies.
Impact Amplifier Fellowship - Cape Town, South Africa
Posted: September 30, 2016
Impact Amplifier's focus is venture capital for Africa. Services include: Portfolio building for impact investors, investment readiness for high impact businesses, and supply chain advisory. Impact Amplifier offers a unique opportunity to exceptional individuals with a demonstrated interest in business strategy and entrepreneurship. In Cape Town, fellows are immersed in the dynamic and rapidly evolving field of impact investing while gaining a keen awareness of how the industry functions both in the Southern African context as well as on a global scale.
Please note: Impact Amplifier Fellowship positions have been filled. Should you be available after September 2016 for a minimum duration of 3 months please indicate so in your cover letter and go ahead with your application.
Business Development Strategist at Verb
Posted: September 30, 2016
Verb is a platform that enables corporations to solve wicked problems by connecting with and mobilizing entrepreneurs. Globally, corporations are spending billions of dollars every year on social and environmental initiatives that they feel are strategic to their growth. At the same time, millennials are putting increasing pressure on companies to be socially responsible, because they will not shop from or work for companies who aren’t. The result is that corporations are seeking turnkey solutions that combine powerful social impact with exciting global engagement.
The Business Development Strategist will hold primary responsibility for supporting the CEO and future sales team to identify, engage and close sponsors for Verb competitions. The Business Development Strategist will be expected to develop close relationships with potential sponsors, craft powerful proposals for partnership and manage the detailed process to finalize sponsorships. The Business Development Strategist will report to the CEO.