The Program Assistant works with the Program Manager to assist in organizing, developing, and scaling our social innovation education programs in partnership with universities and organizations across Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India and more.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing and managing workshops/projects on social innovation using a “learning by doing” curriculum
  • Coordinating and communicating professionally with local non-profits, social enterprises partners, as well as global university and foundation clients as we scale
  • Establishing sponsorships and funding sources
  • Material creation and design for experiential workshops and long-term projects
  • Managing updates and technical maintenance of online course content
  • Tracking student data; undertaking evaluations of our community impact on social issues and organizations
  • Administrative and logistic tasks related to program management (translation, budget management, scheduling meetings, and other miscellaneous tasks)

 

Successful applicants demonstrate:

  • Experience leading or working on social impact initiatives and/or innovative approaches to philanthropy
  • Prior experience with innovative education models (e.g. flipped classroom, project-based learning, gamification, etc.)
  • Excellent time management skills, with strong abilities to multitask and meet deadlines
  • A track record for getting things done
  • Ability to work independently and also to organize a team
  • Strong writing skills, including expediency and eloquence in correspondence and public relations tasks
  • Proficiency in English and Mandarin Chinese
  • Working location: a preference for Beijing