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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 jobs for ourselves and our friends. To date, we have supported 64 entrepreneurs who have improved the lives of 150,633 Bangladeshis. By 2030 we want to improve the lives of two million people by backing socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs.

Our Social Business investment is an encouragement and support that we can offer to the people willing to be the agents of change, a change we collectively envision. Our Social Businesses use entrepreneurial capacity and innovative means to achieve social and environmental objectives that have a sustained impact. These companies are actively working with global agendas such as SDGs, with their sustainable model and impactful objectives, they spill over into new and promising partnerships, initiatives, ideas, and innovation.

1

Associate – Research and Innovation

  • Job Description

    We are looking for a young, analytical Associate with 1-2 years of experience in architecting social research to join our research and innovation team. S/he will have the opportunity to futurecast and provide direct, hands-on support to programs to improve their service design, quality, and impact.

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Support in designing program or service models based on research finding to improve program effectiveness and efficiency
    • Conduct in-depth landscape analysis to capture evidence and good practices of entrepreneurship ecosystem and provide insights to improve programs
    • Design and administer surveys and other assessment tools to capture and analyse data for program planning, decision-making, and reporting
    • Provide insights on designing processes, playbooks, and policies to standardise and scale YY Ventures (YYV)’s entrepreneurship programs and home-grown business models
    • Assist in concept note, proposal, and budget development according to a project goal and objectives
    • Develop and implement knowledge management framework; support in report writing and content development such as articles, blog posts, and case studies
    • Support YYV’s key projects, program and consulting service to help young social entrepreneurs to manage and measure their impact
    • Work as an ambassador for YYV, and maintain solid relationships with external stakeholders, startups, accelerators, investors, and the international development community
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in economics, development studies, public health, or other social science or business disciplines, including international relations, marketing, psychology, anthropology
    • A minimum of 1-2 years of work experience is desirable, although not required. Experience working in startup or entrepreneurship ecosystem would be strongly preferred
    • Good technical understanding of project evaluation methods and demonstrated proficiency in data collection and analysis
    • Detail-oriented, excellent management and organisational skills, ability to juggle several tasks, and advanced writing and communication skills are required
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Senior Manager – Research and Innovation
    • Start date: January 2, 2022
    • 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 for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

2

Digital Marketing Specialist

  • Job Description

    You will be working with the YY Studio team and 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 Responsibilities
    • 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
    • 6+ 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 for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

3

Web Developer

  • Job Description

    We are looking for a skilled and experienced mid-level Web Developer to join our creative team. You will be responsible for programming the code in computing languages to inform a website on how it is supposed to function, designing and creating it in a way that makes the website easy to navigate for users, while at the same time meeting the technical expectations of our clients. Our ideal candidate has at least two years of development experience and a substantial portfolio.

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
    • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
    • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
    • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
    • Create and maintain software documentation.
    • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.
    • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
    • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent.
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor's or master's in computer information systems or computer science, or equivalent experience working with web technologies.
    • Certification from a coding school or academy a plus.
    • 2+ years Hands-on experience with PHP(Laravel Framework, Wordpress is plus point).
    • 1+ years Hands-on coding experience with any popular modern JavaScript framework (Angular/React/Vue).
    • Excellent HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills.
    • Knowledge of Git, CI/CD pipeline.
    • Experience designing and implementing Restful APIs or GraphQL.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • 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: 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 for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

4

UI/UX Designer

  • Job Description

    You will be working with the YY Studio team and 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 Responsibilities
    • 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 for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.