Social Enterprise Officer

  • Posted on 28 June 2012
  • United States
  • Closing on 31 July 2012

Job Description

Position Social Enterprise Officer

Location: Washington, DC

About RI: Relief International (RI) is an international relief and development agency with cross-sectoral programs bridging relief and development. The Social Enterprise Department brings to scale income-generating innovations that create social and environmental impact.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the VP, Social Enterprise, assist in the process of implementing and expanding RI’s social enterprise programs as well as departmental research and proposal development requirements.


  • Identify and secure additional sources of capital beyond the traditional donor base (debt and equity) and develop and maintain a database of potential partners.
  • Write concepts, business plans, and reports for social enterprise projects; as well develop proposals to traditional donor base where appropriate.
  • Design budgets and perform budget analysis
  • Coordinate implementation and program development with Finance, Grants, Program and Program Development Departments
  • Conduct specialized research for business development and planning
  • Analyze financial projections and past performance for revenue-generating programs
  • Travel as necessary to assist in program implementation, design and build partnerships (10-20%)
  • Maintain Program Management Tracker and Opportunity Tracker, representing department at meetings (internal/external) as needed.
  • Oversee and/or closely coordinate with other team staff as applicable
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to multi-task and achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • Business, Social Enterprise or Sales/Marketing knowledge/background
  • Finance and Legal background/familiarity helpful
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Computer literacy (Excel, in particular) and thorough internet knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Second language preferred

Application Procedure: To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a cover letter, references and resume with the date of availability to The email subject line should include the following: Social Enterprise Officer.

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