Bridge Ambassador Jobs – Bridge International Academies

Job Title:    Bridge Ambassador
Organisation:  Bridge International Academies
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of
primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils
in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families
living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their
children to live a very different life. We leverage experts, data, and
technology in order to standardize and scale every aspect of quality education
delivery, from how and where academies are built to how teachers are selected
and trained, and how lessons are delivered and monitored for improvement. We
are vertically-integrated, tech-enabled, and on our way to profitability.
Bridge expects to continue rapid expansion in East Africa, and will be
launching operations in Nigeria in September 2015, with India to follow in
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Community Outreach – generate
awareness, attention, and interest in Bridge throughout the community;
participate in all major community events.
Community Relations – build and
maintain strong relationships with local government and community leaders to
advocate for higher-quality education and promote Bridge to potential academy
staff as well as parents and pupils.
Academy Staff Recruiting and Assessment – recruit
motivated young adults to be Academy Managers or Teachers for Bridge; conduct interviews
and reference checks.
Customer Outreach – carry out
various forms of customer outreach ranging from door-to-door canvassing to
community events in order to attract new pupils to Bridge.
Event planning and organisation – support in
advertisement, organisation, and hosting the academies’ Grand Opening
Celebrations alongside the Academy Manager.
Travel – Extensive
travel between communities using public transport; depending on your area, you
may be required to spend a significant amount of time away from home, living in
these new communities, in order to meet launch needs.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Ambassador jobs should preferably
hold relevant Degrees
A minimum of five years’ work experience
Prior experience and passion for education,
community development, or community organising; experience working with local
governments, doing brand outreach, or staff recruitment preferred.
The applicant should have worked in community
development, outreach, or organising in the past (be it social, political, or
religious), led a community organisation (youth group, community development
association, savings clubs, etc), or planned community/co-curricular events
throughout the country;
Is equal parts high-energy and mature;
Thrives in new environments;
Prior experience working with local government or
important community organisations.
Excellent interpersonal skills including the
understand local cultures and build relationships with different types of
people quickly.
Proven resilience handing the realities of
on-the-ground operational challenges and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
with multiple demands.
Strong familiarity of the communities Bridge
International Academies are in; you have lived or worked in low-income
communities for several years and are accustomed to how communities work.
Dynamic, articulate, results-oriented, and organised
with an attention to detail and a large sense of personal responsibility.
Excellent communication skills with impeccable
written and spoken English and multiple local language skills (3+ languages
Show desire to grow personally and professionally,
including the ability to quickly learn and follow the policies of a
multinational organisation; internal promotions are encouraged.
Age: 25- 40 years
How to Apply:
If you so
desire to join Bridge International Academies in the aforementioned capacity,
please Apply Online by Clicking on the link below

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