Working at Building Markets is not like any other job you've had.

We strive to be a cross between a Silicon Valley start-up, a Madison Ave. advertising firm, and the Edison Labs. We're a nonprofit social enterprise that embraces competition. Our mandate is to build markets, create jobs and sustain peace in developing countries. To achieve this we have built a team of people who come from a wide range of backgrounds.

The common denominator is that they are unreasonable people who believe we can always do better. If you think you would fit on this team, if you want to be challenged to do more, do it smarter, and make a difference, then please take a look at the openings.

Position: Summer Internship
Location: New York City
Closing Date: April 27, 2018

The Summer Internship is open to recent graduates or current students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience with an international nonprofit organization. The Intern will support Building Markets’ headquarters team in New York City. Specific start dates are flexible, but the Intern would be expected to work for approximately four months (May to August). A modest monthly stipend may be available.

Location: New York City
Closing Date: April 6, 2018

The Accountant will be experienced with QuickBooks and Excel, bank reconciliations and managing financial reporting. Preferably has worked with nonprofit organizations and on federal grants. This position will largely support the organization’s NYC team and office, but will also liaise with field offices on an as needed basis related to finance.

Location: New York City
Closing Date: Open until filled

Building Markets seeks a dynamic, data-savvy student currently enrolled in a Graduate program or a recent graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program to help the organization transition to an interactive Salesforce data management solution. The Fellow should be a master of Excel and an expert in consolidating, cleaning, and analyzing very large datasets. The Fellow will report to the Project Officer in NYC. Specific start dates are flexible, but the Fellow would be expected to work part-time for approximately four months. A modest monthly stipend may be available.

Unsolicited Applications

Building Markets accepts unsolicited applications. We are especially interested in candidates with a proven entrepreneurial record and who have shown that they are successful in coming up with new ideas and putting them into practice.

Candidates must be willing to work, if required, in isolated posts in difficult environments, to follow security protocols, and to be willing to learn the language of their duty station to at least basic level.  If this fits your profile, we encourage you to send a CV and covering letter to