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Entrepreneurship Projects Assistant

Entrepreneurship Program
Reports to:
Entrepreneurship Projects Coordinator & Junior Coordinator
Full-time (40hrs/week)
8 Months with possibility of extension
Date of Commencement:
Contract Type:
Consultancy Contract
Remote | Based in Jordan
Preferred Time Zone:
Deadline to Apply:
Friday, March 29, 2024

About Jusoor

Jusoor, which means "bridges" in Arabic, is an international NGO with the mission of “Maximizing the potential of Syrian youth through education”. Founded in 2011 by Syrian Diaspora in the private sector, Jusoor is a unique model of humanitarian intervention known for its innovative approach, dynamic and continuously improving programs, high-velocity execution, and the strength of its global partnerships. We believe in lean impact, and hold ourselves accountable for being nimble and responsive to the realities of Syrian children and youth on the ground and in the diaspora. We are also non-political, non-religious and globally registered in the US, Canada, UK, Jordan and Lebanon.

Over the last 12 years, Jusoor has been bridging the opportunity gap for war- and displacement- affected children at each developmental stage through to their early career. Through our 4 programs – Refugee Education, Scholarships, Entrepreneurship  and Career Development — we have impacted the lives of over 15,000 children and youth through creating diverse and meaningful educational pathways in the Middle East, US, UK, Europe, and Asia; trained over 2,000 entrepreneurs; and empowered over 600 businesses and startups through mobilizing over 23million USD in global support. Our specialized and committed team of 25 staff and 50 frontline educators work passionately to empower and elevate generations of Syrian youth.

Join our

Entrepreneurship Program

and Make an Impact

Jusoor supports Syrian entrepreneurs & local communities, start-ups, and small businesses connecting our vast network of experienced entrepreneurs and access to all areas of business support to overcome legal obstacles, scale up, or access funding. Since 2014, we have immersed teams with experienced entrepreneurs, delivered world-class workshops, and connected them to active investors. Each project is individually curated, based on the companies who are admitted. Each year we host hundreds of sessions and invite dozens of investors, founders, and entrepreneurs to join us and share their journey. 

About the Role

As an Entrepreneurship Projects Assistant at Jusoor, you will play a vital role in coordinating and assisting in various entrepreneurship projects from inception to completion. Your efforts will contribute to the success of different entrepreneurship projects at Jusoor and facilitate the organization's impact in fostering innovation and economic growth within Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq.

Key Responsibilities:
1) Administration
   - Maintain proper documentation for different projects.
   - Provide administrative support such as scheduling meetings, taking minutes, managing project calendars, and maintaining project files.
   - Assist in the preparation of presentations and reports.
   - Assist in google drive management

2) Coordination
   - Assist in the coordination and management of various entrepreneurship projects from inception to completion.
   - Coordinate and attend in online projects workshops and Trainings
   - Conduct market research, competitor analysis, and feasibility studies to support project planning and decision-making.
   - Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the entrepreneurship ecosystem, including industry experts, mentors, and community organizations.
   - Identify and address challenges and obstacles that arise during project implementation, seeking solutions and escalating issues as necessary.

3) Monitoring and Evaluation
   - Collect data and feedback to evaluate project performance and impact, and make recommendations for improvement.
   - Track and follow up on projects KPIs with stakeholders.
   - Segregate data and compile reports.

4) Finance:
   - Support in budget tracking, expense reporting, entrepreneurs financial reports and financial documentation for projects.

5) Communication & Marketing:
   - Liaise with project stakeholders, including entrepreneurs, partners, and team members, to ensure clear and effective communication throughout the project lifecycle.
   - Assist in developing marketing materials and promotional strategies to raise awareness of entrepreneurship projects and attract participants.

6) Event Planning:
   - Assist in the planning and execution of entrepreneurship events, workshops, panels and webinars.


- Access to a computer or laptop with high-speed internet
- Strong computer skills and experience navigating various cloud-based collaboration platforms, including MS Office, Google Drive, Slack, Zoom 
- Ability to effectively collaborate with other remotely-based team members while also being self-motivated and able to work independently. 
- Demonstrates respect for diverse identities, including strong multicultural awareness and gender-sensitive behavior as a member of a global team. 
- Ability to travel

Required Skills and Experience

1) Core Qualifications 
   - Strong written and verbal Arabic and English communication skills.
   - Ability to present ideas clearly and interact effectively with diverse groups of people.
   - Capable of managing multiple tasks and deadlines efficiently.
   - Attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records and documentation.
   - High level of initiative and self-motivation.
   - Eagerness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
   - Ability to work collaboratively in a team as well as independently.

2) Technical Skills
   - Proficiency in Google Workspace(Google Docs, Sheets,Slides)
   - Skills in managing and analyzing data using spreadsheets (e.g., Excel, Google Sheets).
   - Ability to learn new tools and technologies quickly.
   - Experience with collaboration and communication tools (e.g., Slack)
   - Proficiency in Zoom: Knowledge of setting up and managing Zoom meetings, understanding of Zoom’s features (e.g., breakout rooms, polling, screen sharing, recording).
   - Experience with documentation tools and presentation software (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides).

3) Experience & Education
   - Having recently completed a degree in business administration, entrepreneurship, or a related field.
   - Previous internships or volunteer experience in startups, business development, or a related area are beneficial but not mandatory.
   - Experience in organizing events or participating in entrepreneurial activities can be advantageous.
   - Participation in hackathons, business plan competitions, or any creative endeavours that demonstrate an innovative mindset is a plus.

Culture, Values & Expectations

At Jusoor, we place integrity, accountability, and respect at the core of our values. Jusoor is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a welcoming work environment. Jusoor does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation. People with disabilities and people of all gender identities are encouraged to apply.

Why Work with Us

  • Energetic, diverse and all-star team to work with and learn from
  • Generous paid time off and parental policies
  • Yearly professional development stipend for courses, conferences, learning materials, and a variety of training opportunities across the organization.
  • Opportunities for creativity and directing your career path within the organization

Learn more about Jusoor and the team behind it

How to Apply

How to Apply

Submit your application including your CV/resume and Cover Letter by 30th of March, 2024.

Applications that do not apply through the below form will not be considered.

Submit your application including your CV/resume and Cover Letter by 30th of March, 2024.

Applications that do not apply through the below form will not be considered.

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Job opening closes on
March 29, 2024
at GMT midnight

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