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Now Hiring GSBI® Program Manager

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

 We are hiring a GSBI® Program Manager! Join a great team with a fantastic supervisor and secure a job with purpose.

Position Information:
Temporary, Feb. 3 – Jun. 27, 2014
Job Classification: Non-exempt, full time
Salary Range: $25 - $29/hr.
Reports to: New Programs Director, GSBI, Center for Science, Technology, and Society

The Center for Science, Technology, and Society accelerates global, innovation-based
entrepreneurship in service to humanity. Our signature program, the Global Social Benefit
Institute (GSBI®) supports social entrepreneurs (SEs) through intensive capacity‐building that
integrates the development of knowledge and skill with experienced mentoring to address the
challenges to achieving both social impact and financial sustainability at scale.
The GSBI Program Manager is in charge of driving GSBI Online and GSBI Accelerator programs
towards successful completion. This person is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day activities
and keeping track of and documenting program operations.

Job Description:

GSBI Accelerator

Manage program information and disseminate to internal and external stakeholders as

  • needed
  • Provide updates at weekly GSBI team meetings relative to SE/Mentor work progress and program logistics
  • Manage program communications to mentors and SEs
  • Manage Groupsite online collaboration platform (member invitations, timely work product postings)
  • Maintain accuracy of website
  • Work with marketing team to promote the social enterprises and the August
  • Showcase event to impact investors and other stakeholders
  • Prepare program status updates for sponsors

Support SE/Mentor teams

  • Work with Mentor Network Director to identify local in-country mentors
  • Provide support to entrepreneurs (e.g. writing letters in support of visa applications, give advice and assistance where needed for participant travel arrangements)

Support content leads and content meetings

  • Working with Content Leads, ensure modules are posted in timely manner, webinars are scheduled, and delivered (support content leads, communicate to SEs, track participation)

Information Management

  • Maintain database of applicants, alumni, mentors

Event Logistics

  • Coordinate event logistics for 8/14/2014 Welcome Reception and 8/21/2014
  • Investor Showcase (e.g. book venues and send save-the–date e-mails)
  • Coordinate housing and food services for August in-residence

GSBI Online

  • Manage recruitment and selection of GSBI Online Spring 2014 cohort
  • Manage communications to applicants regarding their application status
  • Prepare online platform for April launch
  • Work with Mentor Network Director on identification and pairing of mentors
  • Manage mentor and SE orientation webinarsWork with marketing to update website
  • Prepare program status updates for sponsors

Ideal Capabilities/Skills:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills, exceptional attention to detail, proven planning skills, and superior follow-through
  • Proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, and Google Docs. Familiarity with Salesforce desired
  • Experience participating in, or working in, a capacity development training program (desired, but not required)
  • Flexible schedule, including ability to work remotely and participate in early morning and evening webinars as required
  • Exercises judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Able to work independently

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter describing your interest in working with the Center and CV/Resume to
Cyndy Ainsworth at


Tags: GSBI, Hiring, Job, Program Manager


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