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Ready for the best job you will ever have?

Join us and make a difference.

We offer you a great space to work: a place where you can seize opportunities, take initiative and have a real impact.

At 1000 Alternatives, we believe that a single, well executed idea can change the world. That’s why we build great companies and invest in promising social enterprises. We then use our expertise to scale these businesses into leading positions. Our network of companies is active in East Africa, West Africa and Asia – and all these activities offer unique opportunities for you. 

We are growing fast. We are looking for passionate and driven individuals to join our management team or advisory board as we expand our footprint globally. If you have experience in social impact or a passion for building companies that make a difference, then you are what we are looking for.

Join our Venture Building Team

Posted on : August 4th, 2018

Overview

As part of the 1000 Alternatives’ Venture Building Team, you are passionate about social entrepreneurship and working with exceptional leaders who build and grow our portfolio companies. You will have the responsibility of a real entrepreneur: building a company from scratch and developing the business to win the market while guaranteeing social impact.

You will leverage a high-level network of privileged partnerships: of influential investors and founders, as well as the numerous global frameworks of agreements that shares with some of the most important technology companies to help social enterprises in our portfolio take advantage of unique terms and conditions, favorable commercial agreements and the many benefits of 1000 Alternatives’ expertise and support.

If you hit and exceed your KPIs consistently and stay with us long enough, you will become fully responsible for  businesses, hold personal stakes in the social enterprises’  equity, and realize your own entrepreneurial goals through effecting the 1000 Alternatives’ mission.

Working at 1000 Alternatives means taking ownership from day one and giving everything for our projects to make a meaningful and sustainable impact. For our businesses to go from zero to launch, we remain focused while being confident. Our global workforce acts as an interconnected team that exchanges across country borders to ensure maximum efficiency.

We expect to win with every company we build and every action we take.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for setting up all operations, building the team, developing the business activities and gaining market leadership. Each venture is typically led by 2 to 4 Co-Founders. As entrepreneurs they are fully responsible for their business and hold personal stakes in their venture’s equity. At the same time, they are part of our international network. They benefit from 1000 Alternatives’ expertise and support in all relevant functions. Joining us will be very challenging and rewarding. You will gain the broadest experience in setting up a company. Thus, you will work as an entrepreneur, yet be part of an international team of highly motivated and talented people.

Qualifications

After earning your outstanding degree/MBA at a top university, you have gained work experience in a top-tier consulting firm, Investment Banking, Venture Capital, Private Equity and/or in start-ups Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. Beyond your managerial skills, you have strong structuring and analytical skills with the ability to set up efficient business process and manage P&L. Your knowledge of the internet and e-commerce sector is impressive as well as your high drive and ambition to perform. Independence, flexibility and speed are as important to you as geographical mobility and international experience. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile.

Join our Advisory Team

Posted on : August 4th, 2018

Overview

As part of the 1000 Alternatives’ Advisory Team, you are passionate about social entrepreneurship and working with exceptional leaders who build and grow our portfolio companies. You are a successful enterpreneur or expert in your field and are excited about advising social entrepreneurs on various aspects of how to building a company from scratch and how to develop their business to win the market while guaranteeing social impact.

You have access to a high-level network of privileged partnerships: of influential investors and founders to help social enterprises in our portfolio. 

If you hit and exceed your KPIs consistently and stay with us long enough, you will hold personal stakes in the social enterprises’  equity for those enterprises that you advise.

Working at 1000 Alternatives means taking ownership from day one and giving everything for our projects to make a meaningful and sustainable impact. For our businesses to go from zero to launch, we remain focused while being confident. Our global workforce acts as an interconnected team that exchanges across country borders to ensure maximum efficiency.

We expect to win with every company we build and every action we take.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will provide advisory services within your area of expertise for specific social enterprises you are assigned. Each venture is typically led by 2 to 4 Co-Founders. As entrepreneurs they are fully responsible for their business and hold personal stakes in their venture’s equity. You will help these enterprises benefit from 1000 Alternatives’ expertise and support in all relevant functions.

Qualifications

You have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements and success in business or consulting providing advice in your area of expertise. Your knowledge of setting up business enterprises is impressive as well as your high drive and ambition to perform. Independence, flexibility and speed are as important to you as geographical mobility and international experience. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile.