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Company Description

YY Ventures Limited is a social business company founded in Bangladesh to build, incubate and invest in social businesses that are creating a world of three zeros- zero net carbon emission, zero wealth concentration for ending poverty, and zero unemployment by unleashing entrepreneurship in all.

Our journey started with the creation of YY Goshthi in 2016 when we decided to create our jobs and for our friends, take care of our food and for our families and share whatever resources we had to help our entrepreneurial friends start their social businesses. To date, 64 entrepreneurs from our Goshthi (tribe) has improved the lives of 150,633 Bangladeshis. By 2030 we want to improve the lives of two million people by supporting socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs.

1

Deputy Program Manager

  • Job Description

    As a deputy program manager, you will work with the programs team to handle the development activities from conceptualization to execution, identifying sources and activities, and allocating adequate budget to support the events and program objectives. You will also resolve planning issues and discrepancies accordingly and set alternative resources as needed to prevent delays.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Plan, oversee, and manage the development and execution of YY Ventures’s incubation/acceleration/mentoring programs to include a high volume of events for each program, knowledge sessions, and meetings across mentors & partners.
    • Design processes, playbooks, and policies to standardize and scale YY Ventures’s entrepreneurship programs and home-grown business models.
    • Provide logistical and operational support and oversight to Program Associates and interns
    • Continually work with our senior leadership to revise and maintain a flexible curriculum that is aligned with current best practices
    • Design and administer surveys and other assessment tools to capture and analyze data for program planning, decision-making, and reporting
    • Partner with government agencies, industry experts, and outside vendors to improve the quality, scope, and delivery of programs
    • Work with YY Ventures’s leadership team to identify ways to incorporate the incubation program into other business lines 
    • Support YY Ventures’s leadership team with special projects related to the sustainability and growth of YY Ventures and its subsidiaries
    • Find and implement creative, unconventional and cost-efficient channels to develop & manage our home-grown business models.
    • Monitor the performance of the entrepreneurs and build effective communications with them.
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
    • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in leading or supporting any acceleration or incubation program
    • Excellent project management skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Head of Programs
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

2

Senior Associate, People and Culture

  • Job Description

    As a People and Culture Senior Associate, you will be managing our company’s recruiting, learning and development and employee performance programs. You will work closely with the Chief of Staff to understand the role HR must play in the organization. You must fully comprehend each department’s strategy and growth plans and develop an overarching HR strategy that ensures the organization can deliver on the plans.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Work with the management to strategically plan HR initiatives that will benefit the company and encourage more efficient and beneficial work from employees
    • Conduct online and offline staff recruitment campaigns for sourcing and building a pipeline of suitable candidates 
    • Managing HR records including, résumés, applicant logs, employee forms, contracts and other records
    • Implementing performance review procedures (e.g. quarterly/annual and 360° evaluations)
    • Developing fair HR policies and ensuring employees understand and comply with them
    • Foster cross-functional relationships and ensure managers and employees are properly connected
    • Regularly meet with employees for progress reviews and assessments, discussing any problems or grievances they may have
    • Promote a positive and open work environment where employees feel comfortable speaking up about issues
    • Monitor employee progress and stay abreast on company climate and culture, ensuring it stays positive and productive 
    • Keeping abreast of global HR trends and developments
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Human Resources, or any other related field from a recognized institution
    • Professional qualification in Human Resource Management is preferred but not mandatory
    • At least 1-year relevant experience in HR, People, Culture or Communication
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Chief of Staff
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

3

Digital Marketing Specialist

  • Job Description

    As a digital marketing specialist, you will be responsible for the development and execution of marketing communications and digital content that support the objectives of YY Ventures Limited. This includes web content, search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO).

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Develop and execute plans to increase exposure in digital platforms
    • Develop and update activities and events on different online portals
    • Provide forecasting recommendations to assist in activities planning
    • Propose and help implement marketing programs and promotional campaigns on digital platforms
    • Provide monthly and quarterly reports to management team and key managers
    • Monitor, identify, and develop strategies to effectively deliver our message to end users
    • Provide monthly analytic reports with recommendations specific to driving and optimizing traffic, behavior, campaign response, keyword research/analysis, SEO, and SEM opportunity
    • Develop and manage efficient procedures and workflows for the digital content life cycle, including creation, approval, revision and removal
    • Review new technologies to keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree preferably in marketing or any business discipline from a recognized institution
    • 2+ Years of Experience in Digital Marketing
    • Experience executing paid social media campaigns
    • Bachelor's degree in marketing or business
    • Must be able to juggle multiple projects at the same time
    • Incredible attention to detail
    • Full understanding of all social media platforms
    • Problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of content management systems
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

4

Web Developer

  • Job Description

    As a Web Developer, you will be handling and creating next generation websites with the cutting edge and trending technologies. We build websites that deliver the best user experiences and speak the stories of our clients. So, our development wing always appreciates that thinker who adds value in the whole developing process. You will work under the supervision of our Communications Manager to produce high-quality work. You’ll be working with a passionate team of thinkers who believe in never-ending learning and efficient execution. You’ll see the impact of your work and see the growth as you grow more. So if you’re a thinker and a curious learner of modern development trends, we want to hear from you.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Design and develop both frontend and backend web application features using JavaScript, React
    • Experience with anyof the backend technologies PHP (Laravel, Symfony) or Express Js, Node js.
    • Participate in ideation and brainstorm sessions for our technology and products
    • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into technical solutions
    • Ability to write optimized code which can run efficiently using minimal resources.
    • Develop front end mobile and web applications.
    • Application must be responsive and has to work properly on major browsers (i.e Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge)
    • Working alongside designers for web and mobile design elements
  • Qualifications
    • 2+ years Hands-on experience with PHP and Laravel Framework or Express Js, Nodejs.
    • 1+ years Hands-on coding experience with any popular modern JavaScript framework (React/Vue)
    • Excellent HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills
    • Knowledge of web technologies (HTTP, Rest, HTML5, etc.)
    • Knowledge of Git, CI/CD pipeline
    • Experience designing and implementing Restful APIs or GraphQL
    • Experience with Test Driven Development using tools e.g. Jest, Rspec, PHPUnit, Unittest
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to think creatively
    • Bachelor's or master's in computer information systems or computer science, or equivalent experience working with web technologies
    • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
    • Good time-management skills
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Communications Manager
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

5

UI/UX Designer

  • Job Description

    As a UI/UX Designer, you will be expected to create effective, user-centric and dynamic design solutions for digital products. You will be working with an innovative team of designers and developers to create impactful designs for websites and mobile applications, which are visually pleasing and provide users with a smooth and delightful experience. You will be able to collaborate with fellow creative thinkers and see the impact of your work and growth in this fast-paced, creative work environment. If this sounds like your cup of tea, we would love to hear more from you.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Create user-centric designs by understanding business and user requirements
    • Create user flows, wireframes, layouts and prototypes
    • Create original graphic designs, assets and user interfaces
    • Design simple and effective user experiences through creative design
    • Incorporate design thinking, usability findings and behavior to enhance user experience
    • Research and develop innovative and modern design solutions for digital products
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
    • 2+ years of hands-on UI/UX design experience
    • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD etc.)
    • Proficient in UI design and prototyping tools (Adobe XD, Sketch etc.)
    • Basic HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills are a plus
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to think creatively and solve problems promptly
    • Great time-management skills
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

6

Graphic Designer / Motion Graphic Designer

  • Job Description

    As a graphic designer, you will be expected to ideate and design fantastic visuals and high-quality content in collaboration with the design team. You will be working with fellow passionate creative thinkers and designers in a modern and innovative work environment. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of impactful projects and produce high-quality designs and contents. If this is something you are interested, we would love to talk to you further.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Design outstanding static and dynamic contents for visual communication
    • Create brand communication materials for clients and internal use
    • Create motion graphics for various online media
    • Stay up to date with the latest design trends and techniques
    • Design branding and marketing materials for social media and web platforms
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
    • 2+ years of experience in working in a creative design agency / workplace
    • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator etc.)
    • Strong knowledge of video editing, animation and motion graphics software (After Effects, Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D etc.)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to think creatively and solve problems promptly
    • Great time-management skills
    • A keen eye for design and aesthetics
    • A good understanding of branding and communication in design
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

7

Social Media Associate

  • Job Description

    As a social media associate, you will work with our social media coordinator and Digital Marketing Specialist to develop engaging content for our company's social media presence. You shall oversee all the activities on social media platforms of our organization including keeping social media channels updated and seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with audiences.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Execute a result-driven social media strategy
    • Develop and curate engaging content for social media platforms
    • Assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content 
    • Attend events and produce live social media content
    • Maintain unified brand voice across different social media channels
    • Collaborate with internal teams to create a social media calendar
    • Monitor social media channels for industry trends
    • Review analytics and create reports on key metrics
    • Assist in the development and management of social media marketing and influencer marketing strategy
    • Identify key audiences and develop marketing plans to engage those consumers 
    • Collaborate with Management to help boost search engine rankings 
    • Analyze key metrics for social media ad spends and report return on investment (ROI) 
    • Stay on top of industry trends and shifts in target consumer habits 
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in communication, marketing, or social media from a recognized institution
    • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
    • Analytical skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn about new innovations and software
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Prior experience in marketing, social media or content development.
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.