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Careers at Changemakers

We are looking for individuals who see opportunities when faced with barriers, build meaningful partnerships to collaborate on ideas, and harness technology to build a strong, lasting community for change. Ashoka Changemakers® is a dynamic, fast-paced organization with offices in Washington, DC, São Paolo, and London. Ashoka is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion. 

Ashoka Changemakers currently is seeking individuals for the following open positions:

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Finance Associate Arlington, VA, USA

The Finance Associate will possess strong business acumen and outstanding financial and communication skills, as well as creativity, passion and demonstrated commitment to positive social change and social entrepreneurship. This individual will be responsible for efficient and effective support of Ashoka Changemakers financial management, business development and fundraising processes.

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Talent Intern Arlington, VA, USA

Interested in team collaboration and productivity? The Talent Intern will help develop flexible tools and systems that enable capacity, creativity and fluid collaboration among the Changemakers team, the broader Ashoka team and external stakeholders.

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Web Developer Intern Arlington, VA, USA

Changemakers.com is a complex site built on Drupal 6 and currently in conversion to Drupal 7. We receive an average of 90,000 visitors monthly and help power the search for global social innovators with a variety of well-known client partners. By joining as a web developer intern you will gain exposure and experience with full-stack web development including themeing/front-end, module creation, QA and maintenance, and overall product development.

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Research & Knowledge Management Intern Arlington, VA, USA

Our Knowledge Team is dedicated to creating learning experiences that help changemakers succeed in making a difference, from innovation trends reports and interactive resource toolkits to online courses for social entrepreneurs and storytelling skills workshops. We are also responsible for collecting data related to these learning experiences, so that we are constantly improving our offerings. As a Research and Knowledge Management Intern, you will have the opportunity to support this research and knowledge product development, which includes responsibilities like: conducting interviews, creating self-guided learning tools, and writing case studies, reports, and innovation trend articles.

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Product Intern Arlington, VA, USA

After its founding in June 1998, Ashoka Changemakers soon became one of the first platforms to run online social good competitions - and it has been dedicated to improving the user experience for its network of changemakers ever since. We are looking for people who are passionate about the power of technology to drive social change, are naturally curious, and enjoy learning not only how things work but how to make them work even better. A part of your responsibility will include coordinating testing of the website, making suggestions for Search Engine Optimization, iterating and improving the web platform design based on feedback from users and staff, and identifying bugs for fixes or crafting new features to drive platform innovation forward.

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Graphic Design Intern Arlington, VA, USA

As the Graphic Design intern, you will support our web designer in responding to the immediate platform needs of Changemakers’ online challenges. This includes responsibilities such as drafting color schemes for challenge landing pages, creating profiles of innovative Ashoka Fellows or winners, and even crafting animations and videos that illustrate the Changemakers mission or focus areas of our engagements. Overall, you will be supporting:

Visual Identity/ Brand Guidelines &/or Research Template Design (Client Pitch Decks, Trends Reports) Infographics (innovation trends, engagement timelines & strategy) Social Innovator Media/Profiles Organization & Design: Print & Web User Research: User Experience Research on of other competition entry based platforms
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Data Visualization Intern Arlington, VA

As a Data Visualization Intern, you will have the opportunity to explore the Changemakers’ abundant data stream about inspiring social change projects around the world. It will be your responsibility to dive into the data sets, findings trends and patterns both within specific social sectors and across the social entrepreneurship field. You will utilize available tools such as Tableau (training provided) to create compelling visualizations that help spark meaningful insights, conversations, and partnerships.

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Changemakers Intern Arlington, VA, USA

As a Changemakers Intern, you will be able to work with different teams and gain diverse experiences. Potential internships in the following fields: Media, Community-Building, Operations, Project Management, Partnerships, Web Development, Research, and Finance, among others.

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