Game changers for impact

Humans found ways to make fire, built tools, bridges and traveled to space. The World Innovations Forum is determined to help entrepreneurs in emerging countries to do that too – and create jobs and prosperity from within their country.

We have a simple and clear vision: Prosperity for all nations. And an equally simple mission: Empowering eager and highly motivated entrepreneurs around the world to build successful businesses, create jobs and prosperity for their respective nation.  Imagine you focus on giving people opportunities to develop within their own culture and with their own ingenuity – in dignity – not as beggars.

Project Manager

Managing a global 10 years project from start to finish

Planning, organizing and managing one of our top three projects, helping approximately 5,000 entrepreneurs from 14 countries to build robust businesses, create jobs and produce products that can be sold globally. You will be hiring and managing 12+ local managers and about 30 mentors for each of the 14 regions. You will organize roughly 4 annual programs that will run in 4 or 5 locations. You will be responsible for selecting about 1,000 entrepreneurs that will become top of class business leaders in their respective country, growing and creating a significant amount of jobs and conducting successful businesses globally.

Your skills:
– Leadership skills
– Team building and management skills
– Financial planning & reporting skills
– Large scale project management skills
– English and ideally multi language skills

Your mindset:
– Helping others being successful
– Doing what it takes to execute the project vision and objectives
– Openness, transparency, giving

Experience:
– Leadership experience
– Remote organization management skills
– Experience with project management tools
– Global travel experience
– Our business and office language is English only

Benefits
– Stimulating one of the biggest humanitarian engagements
– Unfolding an initiative that is rewarding like almost no other
– Unique job opportunity for a major purpose
– Global engagement with a highly entrepreneurial spirit
– Learn everything about our global economy
– Autonomous work style
– Flexible work hours
– Home office options

Purpose: Create and manage projects with the highest possible IMPACT. Making the impossible a reality and materialize the vision and objectives of the forum.

Start Date
Ideally June 17. Alternative Jul 1, Aug 1

Apply for this position
No CV needed. We don’t care too much about your scores and grades. Instead we care most about your mindset, your thinking, your dreams and why working for the World Innovations Forum would be your ultimate dream job.

Partner & Fundraising Manager

Working with major NGO partners and alliances

>>>  SORRY, POSITION NO LONGER AVAILABLE  <<<<
We are partnering with other NGOs and corporations who see the need for innovation driven economic development, take their corporate social responsibility serious, collaborate with us on many different levels. You will be collaborating with NGOs who are interested in funding our projects. You are also collaborating with corporates who are interested in supporting our cause and donate to help us execute our vision to bring all nations on eye-level with each other. And you will be working with partner NGOs that are complementary to our vision and augment our engagement and vice versa.

Your Skills & Experiences
– Partnership building & collaboration experience
– Fundraising experience
– Networking skills, always on! (phone, meetings, online)
– Partner program development skills
– Working with other NGOs or corporate members and governments
– Our business and office language is English only

Your mindset:
– Being mindful with partner’s resources
– Seeing the world as a whole not only its parts
– Standing your ground for our vision
– Having a value driven mindset

Benefits
– Unique job opportunity for a major purpose
– Global engagement with a highly entrepreneurial spirit
– Learn everything about our global economy
– Autonomous work style
– Flexible work hours
– Home office options

Purpose: Make sure all our projects get funded
Collaborate with partners, creating a mutually beneficial engagement that makes our vision come true.

Start Date
Ideally June 17. Alternative Jul 1, Aug 1

Position is no longer available
We are very happy to have found an amazing talent.

Communications Manager

Communicating and helping others to communicate

Engaging with all our ecosystem across all digital channels, events and campaigns. Helping our ambassadors in each country to spread the word for our work, create awareness for our cause and inspire more people in emerging countries to be creative, found businesses and create jobs.

Your skills:
– Top social media communication skills
– Highly communicative
– Loving to write stories
– Interview people
– Video and podcast creation skills
– Viral marketing skills

Your mindset:
– Helping others understand
– Sharing only valuable content
– Content is the first step to impact

Experience:
– WordPress
– Photoshop
– LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook
– Our business and office language is English only

Benefits
– Unique job opportunity for a major purpose
– Global engagement with a highly entrepreneurial spirit
– Learn everything about our global economy
– Autonomous work style
– Flexible work hours
– Home office options

Purpose: Create a wide spread positive feeling
Let our ecosystem know what is going on, provide valuable information and attract continuously new people.

Start Date
Ideally June 17. Alternative Jul 1, Aug 1

Apply for this position
No CV needed. We don’t care too much about your scores and grades. Instead we care most about your mindset, your thinking, your dreams and why working for the World Innovations Forum would be your ultimate dream job.

Office Manager

Managing the office, keeping the organization in order.

Helping with all the standard office administration including, meetings get organized, making sure schedules are kept, bookkeeping is accurate, and reports are prepared in time.

Your skills:
– Perfect english writing and oral
– First contact for any request
– Experience with bookkeeping
– Experience with generating reports
– Always positive and friendly

Your mindset:
– Things just needs to get done
– Working smart replaces working hard
– We have a unique goal – it requires unique engagement

Experience:
– Allround office administration
– Savvy with all standard office tools
– Our business and office language is English only

Benefits
– Unique job opportunity for a major purpose
– Global engagement with a highly entrepreneurial spirit
– Learn everything about our global economy
– Autonomous work style
– Flexible work hours
– Home office options

Purpose: Keeping everything organized
Getting things done by leveraging your skills and for everything else, motivating others to make it happen.

Start Date
Ideally June 17. Alternative Jul 1, Aug 1

Apply for this position
No CV needed. We don’t care too much about your scores and grades. Instead we care most about your mindset, your thinking, your dreams and why working for the World Innovations Forum would be your ultimate dream job.

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Again – NO resumes please. We are more interested in YOU :)
Your online profiles speak more than 1,000 words. If you feel uncomfortable disclosing them – we may just not be a good match for you in general.

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Location & Details

LOCATION ZÜRICH
Our main office (HQ) is in the center of Zürich, we are 2 min from the lake and 3 min from the opera. We are located at Färberstrasse 6 in the 7th floor (last floor). Public transportation is around the corner and there is a public garage space in the building. Restaurants and shops (any shop) are in walking distance.

FULL TIME
All mentioned positions are full time – this is not a project.

EMPLOYEE ATTRIBUTES
Our culture is the biggest asset in becoming successful. Therefor, we are determined to value our common culture above the skills of any individual. We expect our team to support our philosophy and our team spirit.

OUR PHILOSOPHY
– You will never get a reward for taking – but maybe for giving
– The future is the only time period we can influence
– Responsibility is not given to you until you take it
– Speed is more important than perfection
– You’re most important when you help others become successful

TEAM SPIRIT
We are a very active and engaged organization. We all work with our vision in mind – as good as we can. At the World Innovations Forum, no idea is too crazy, there are no dumb questions – only impolite answers, we think big – even the stars are no longer the limits, we are not looking to hire ‘devils advocates’ but very open minded and super positive people. Are we dreamers? We don’t think so – but we are only limited by the reality – not by other people.

We are a DREAM TEAM because everybody selected their dream job. You are not only helping build the foundation of the WIF team, you can even help shape our organization.

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