Agora Partnerships


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ASSOCIATE PROGRAM CONSULTANT, ACCELERATOR AND INVESTMENT

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Position Type: Fulltime

 

ABOUT AGORA PARTNERSHIPS

Agora Partnerships’ purpose is to accelerate the shift to a sustainable economy by unleashing the potential of entrepreneurs who are building purpose-driven companies that create social and environmental impact throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Agora Partnerships accomplishes this through the Agora Accelerator, a four-month program designed to provide entrepreneurs with access to the knowledge, networks, and capital they need to grow their businesses and their impact. Since 2011, the Agora Accelerator has served 182 companies working in 19 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean and catalyzed more than US$71 million in investment into these companies. Learn more at www.agorapartnerships.org.

We believe in the power of entrepreneurship to solve the world’s greatest challenges, such as climate change, poverty, inequality, and others as outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Yet, too many entrepreneurs face nearly insurmountable odds. We are committed to leveling the playing field for entrepreneurs by finding innovative ways to drive investment and support into the people and ideas that will make our world a better place.

 

THE POSITION

As a Program Associate, you will be an integral member of Agora’s Accelerator Team, playing a critical role at Agora Partnerships during a time of exciting growth. As Agora continues to work with more entrepreneurs, enhance our programs, and create new offerings, you will have a key part in strengthening Agora’s programs, with the ultimate goal of delivering efficient, high-quality operations execution for the organization, Agora team members, partners, and entrepreneurs.

The Program Associate will form a part of the Agora Accelerator team. Operating in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, you will have significant responsibility, autonomy, and opportunity to contribute to the execution of Agora’s program activities. The Program Associate’s primary role is to support the Accelerator Team in executing the Agora Accelerator program, serving 50-60 social enterprises per year with quality consulting and investment related services in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Program Associate will also provide support for Mexico office operations. The position will involve the following responsibilities:

 

TIMELINE

This is a 12-month contract position starting January 2018. The Program Associate will join our team for orientation and training in January to February 2018 in Managua, Nicaragua. They will participate in the Agora Entrepreneur Retreat in Managua, Nicaragua from in late February 2018. The Program Associate will be based in their primary location of Mexico City, Mexico the majority of the time.

 

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Accelerator Execution

Investment and Financial Innovation

Mexico Office Support

QUALIFICATIONS

We seek outstanding early career professionals with education and entry level experience including:

Ideal candidates will exhibit Agora’s core values of agency, empathy, curiosity, and perseverance. Though there is not one “ideal” profile for this position, we seek the following personal characteristics in a candidate:

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Agora Partnerships provides the following:

To apply, please send a motivation letter and up to date CV to jobs@agorapartnerships.org by December 15, 2017. The motivation letter should explain why you are excited for this opportunity, why you believe it is the right fit for your career, and what unique contributions you would make to the Agora Accelerator team.


Agora Partnerships is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Washington DC

Impact Hub DC
419 7th St NW,
3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: 202-580-8776

Managua

Residencial Altamira D'Este,
del Banpro 1 cuadra abajo, No. 82
Managua, Nicaragua
Tel: 505-2270-2700
US VoIP: 202-558-6962

Mexico City

Av. Insurgentes Sur 318
Roma Norte,
06700 Cd de México, CDMX
Mexico

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