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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 poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emission.

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. In four years, 60+ entrepreneurs from our Goshthi (tribe) has improved the lives of 100,000+ Bangladeshis. By 2030 we want to improve the lives of two million people by backing socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs.

1

Program Manager

  • Job Description

    Are you interested in innovation and social business? This role will not only give you experience of working with startup entrepreneurs and social innovators; you will immerse yourself in Bangladesh’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and the global social business movement. The primary purpose of this role would be coordinating with and reporting to the Programs Lead as we initiate and run various programs to support the social entrepreneurs. The essential responsibilities of you as a Program Manager are stated below.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Organizing entrepreneurship programs and activities to achieve the mission of our company.
    • Support our programs lead in Developing new programs.
    • Developing a budget and operating plan for our incubation and mentoring program.
    • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
    • Support our business development team in writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services.
    • Supporting the growth of our programs team while coordinating with associates, interns & volunteers.
    • Ensuring goals are met in areas including entrepreneur satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance.
    • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
    • Maintaining regular communications with our funding partners, major stakeholders & program participants to ensure timely delivery of our programs.
    • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
    • Organizing logistics of our off-site bootcamps and meetings.
    • Working on strategy with our communications team.
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience in leading or supporting programs
    • Bachelor's degree in any relevant subject from a reputed University
    • Team player who inspires, collaborates and shares ideas and thoughts
    • Entrepreneurial, self-started and responsible for tasks
    • Experience in curating content, managing multiple projects and logistics at a time
    • Strong communication skill with track record in building and managing different stakeholders
    • Excellent public speaking, and interpersonal skills
    • Comfortable in using multiple technology platforms for team and programs management
  • 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.

2

Communications Manager

  • Job Description

    Are you interested in innovation and social business? This role will not only give you experience of working with startup entrepreneurs and social innovators; you will immerse yourself in Bangladesh’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and the global social business movement. The primary purpose of this role would be to coordinate and maintain the communications among the team and with the partners as well. The essential responsibilities of you as a Communications Manager are stated below.

  • Essential Responsibility
    • Create informative and digital media posts, press releases, press kits, newsletters, and related marketing collaterals.
    • Design and implement cost-efficient communication strategies that help us reach out to our alumni entrepreneurs, program participants, and partners.
    • Prepare media activity reports.
    • Lead a team of content writers and associates to plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing collaterals.
    • Prepare detailed media activity reports.
    • Collaborate with our portfolio companies and partners to generate new ideas and strategies.
    • Supervise projects to guarantee all content is publication ready.
    • Create communication and marketing strategies for new programs, launches, events, and promotions.
    • Respond to communication-related issues in a timely manner.
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in managing communications in reputed organizations
    • Bachelor's degree in any relevant subject from a reputed University
    • Team player who inspires, collaborates and shares ideas and thoughts
    • Entrepreneurial, self-started and responsible for tasks
    • Experience in curating content, managing multiple projects and logistics at a time
    • Strong communication skill with track record in building and managing different stakeholders
    • Excellent public speaking, and interpersonal skills
    • Comfortable in using multiple technology platforms for team and programs management
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Team Lead
    • 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

Senior Web Developer

  • Job Description

    As a Senior 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.