Venture & Fellowship Manager - Manila

Long-term contract
Localisation Manila, Philippines
Occasional remote authorized
5 yrs of exp.
Posted on 04-17-2024
Start : May 2024

Ashoka Philippines

Identify and support the world's leading social entrepreneurs, learns from the patterns in their innovations, and mobilizes a global community to build an "everyone a changemaker world."

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Ashoka Philippines is looking for a self-driven individual with a deep commitment to social change to lead the selection of new Ashoka Fellows in Philippines and manage the existing Ashoka community of leading social entrepreneurs.

As a Venture & Fellowship manager, your main tasks will be to:

  • Lead the full selection process of new Ashoka Fellows in the region, from sourcing to international validation;
  • Build an active, collaborative and supportive network across the region to ensure a meaningful experience for Ashoka Fellows;
  • Manage communication with Fellows as well as knowledge aspects;
  • Coordinate with Ashoka Southeast Asia and Ashoka Global strategy when it comes to Venture & Fellowship;
  • Develop partnerships to support Venture and Fellowship work in the region;
  • Help represent Ashoka, social entrepreneurship and changemaking in the Philippines.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience including experience in the Philippines.
  • Fluency in English, written and verbal, required.
  • Development Sector/ Social entrepreneurship experience preferred.
  • Candidates for this position must possess authorization to work in the Philippines in order to be considered.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Intrapreneurial individual, having built initiatives from scratch, either within organizations, or their own
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and manage a high-volume workload at a fast pace
  • Superb writing and communications skills
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking applicable to social innovation
  • Exceptional team player with ability to build relationships with individuals of various cultural and professional backgrounds and develop partnerships
  • Proactive and organized individual with strong project management skills
  • Deep commitment to supporting social entrepreneurship and changemaking in the region