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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

Director, Partnerships and Communications

  • Job Description

    As the Director of Partnerships and Communication you will work closely with our Managing Director to identify and meeting new partners and help to move forward with our social business agenda. This is an unique opportunity to grow your network with different international development agencies, family offices and government agencies. You will also lead the Communications team to prepare and manage all kinds of communications prepared internally for external stakeholders.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Identify new prospects and work with international development agencies, family offices, government agencies to move forward with our social business agenda.
    • Work closely with our Managing Director and Board Members and quickly establish excellent rapport and working relations amongst internal and external stakeholders
    • Manage pipeline of partners including identifying, outreaching, assessing, negotiating, & closing contracts
    • Create positive partner experiences by taking support from our programs and community team
    • Support in writing proposals and reports as needed in collaboration with other functional teams
    • Establish a tracking system, and review and identify Request for Proposals (RFPs) by conducting regular researches to explore RFPs and funding opportunities through web based and personal meeting
    • As and when require, play active role in building consortium with likeminded partners for submission of joint proposals
    • Establish and drive a multi-channel communications strategy.
    • Manage and lead the communications team to prepare all kinds of communications material
    • Develop brand voice and maintain brand integrity across all platforms.
    • Track engagement across various platforms and make data-driven decisions.
    • Helps create marketing campaigns to promote new partnerships, activities and programs
    • Provides internal information to employees regarding changes in the company or other helpful information
    • Represent YY Ventures and companies in local and international events, conferences and gatherings.
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
    • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in partnership or business development and leading communications
    • Excellent networking skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to interact with entrepreneurs with tact diplomacy and poise
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Promote quality through continuous performance improvement
    • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
    • Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
    • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Managing 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.

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

    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 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
    • 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 to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

4

Web Developer

  • Job Description

    We are looking for a skilled and experienced 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 Responsibility
    • 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 to lead our operations. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

5

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 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

    You will be working with the YY Studio team and 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.