Collaboration and Knowledge Manager

Inspired by a sense of caring and compassion for all the people who work to build a better world, as well as to support the many causes and movements for which they work, The Wellbeing Project is focused on catalysing a culture of inner wellbeing for all changemakers. We are a global initiative co-created with leading social change institutions and are a community of many of the key global and regional social change leaders and organisations.

Today, once again, our team is growing! We’re looking for a Collaboration and Knowledge Manager to join our team.

We are looking for someone to join our team, that has 2-4 years of experience with strategic analysis, working at a project-wide level, and experience with and exposure to senior leaders. We’re looking for someone who has a keen passion for social change, has a deep interest in personal work as well as the education sector. We are looking for someone who is a native level English speaker and writer, organized, detail-oriented and can work independently and in a fast paced environment. Someone who is at the same time strongly entrepreneurial, solutions-oriented and collaborative. And someone who enjoys having fun !

SKILLS

We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:

University degree: most likely business, political science or marketing.

Work experience: 2-4 years working in a strategic or analyst role at a social enterprise, a strategic consulting firm, or similar.

Creative and strategic: ability to think at a project wide level, see connections between different parts of our work.

Co-creation and partnership oriented: Able to think creatively and also in a structured way around developing and managing partnerships for the Project. Excited about working in a co-creative way with new partners.

Structured, dependable and reliable: you are thorough, you can keep deadlines, and you are very well organized (nothing falls throughout the cracks but you are also able to adapt to last minute or unexpected changes/requirements).

Detail-oriented and thorough: careful not to miss small pieces.

Good communicator: you are people-oriented and communicating with respect, benevolence, clarity, sensitivity, as well as within the team being able to express your needs when they arise with openness and authenticity.

You are flexible and like to be in a fast pace and ever changing environment, problem-solving, proactive, responsive and thinking beyond.

Native or very strong English. Spanish is a nice to have but not essential.

This role requires diverse skills, and is both administrative and oriented towards holding relationships.

TASKS

You will be working directly with the Wellbeing Project leadership team on: (80%)

Initiating, participating in and supporting dialogues with potential strategic partners

Engaging with key partners on an ongoing basis

Leading and/or collaborating on key strategic initiatives throughout the Project

Participating and supporting the key fundraising activities of the Project

Strategic analysis - including working with the Project Coordinator on an impact framework for the Project - Project-wide impact framing

Research - support the coordination and thinking around the quantitative and qualitative research being done by The Wellbeing Project

You will also be working directly with the COO on hosting and coordinating the Higher Education Initiative (HEI): (20%)

Support the shift in the higher education field worldwide towards valuing and incorporating inner wellbeing into the core of their programming and curriculum

Together with the rest of the HEI team host the participants in a learning journey where they explore and implement how to incorporate an inner wellbeing orientation into their curriculum and share ongoing learnings,

Organize, co-host and coordinate 2 physical meetings with all the participants, the co-facilitators (UVA and Stanford representatives + The Wellbeing Project)

Coordinate 4 monthly small group calls and 4-5 coaching calls between the participating higher education organisations and the co-facilitators (UVA, Stanford and The Wellbeing Project)

Liaise with Logistics Manager for logistics-specific tasks

WHAT WE OFFER

An opportunity to work on a ground-breaking, global project that is a co-creation with leading institutions in the field of social change, and that is already seeing the beginning of an extraordinary movement.

An innovative, co-creative, entrepreneurial and international working environment.

A strong culture which is at the core of our organization and the project, as well as a large and diverse Project team that is loving, caring and… pretty awesome people !

A steep yet friendly learning curve, including building a variety of key relationships in the social change sector worldwide.

Be a part of a fulfilling and meaningful professional project based on strong values and an opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people touched by the work of social change makers.

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Listing created Mar 12, 2019