Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)

Senior Director/Director, The/Nudge Forum

Bengaluru, Karnataka   |   Full Time

About The/Nudge:

The/Nudge Foundation is a collective of some of India’s brightest entrepreneurs, leaders, and change-makers, tackling the greatest human development challenge of our times - poverty. Our work is organized across three impact streams:

  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): enables underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives

  • Centre for Rural Development (CRD): enables rural families to come out of extreme poverty

  • Centre for Social Innovation (CSI): nudges top talent to solve India’s biggest challenges

About The/Nudge Forum:

The/Nudge Forum exists to accelerate India’s development journey by bringing all stakeholders together for collective thought and action, towards large-scale social change. 

 At The/Nudge you will:

  • build a prestigious convening platform for India’s development

  • own overall vision, product strategy, and execution for The/Nudge Forum, to meet ambitious targets for impact and engagement from India’s civil society leaders, leading business and government stakeholders

  • draw insights from products, programming, communications, and community engagement to execute a highly impactful convening for thought leadership, collective learning, spotlighting and promoting the best and brightest of India’s development sector

  • keep a consistent focus on ambitious impact and engagement outcomes. You will track and report quantitative and qualitative metrics for systems-change impact across various Forum themes

  • supervise the development of the Forum communities and their interactions
  • build strong partnerships with sector-leading institutions, government, and corporates

  • be the face of the organization, representing us across the ecosystem - including government, industry, nonprofit ecosystem, academia, and funding partners in India and globally

Apply if you have:

  • 18+ years of overall experience

  • strong social sector intent, high energy and readiness to serve

  • a career of high achievement in any sector 

  • a strong leadership experience of managing high-performing teams, preferably intrapreneurial or entrepreneurial experience of 5+ years

Would be great if you have:

  • a background in technology, marketing, or business development

  • prior similar experience of building an impactful program/platform

  • entrepreneurial, product management experience 

We aspire to be an inclusive and diverse organization and encourage qualified individuals irrespective of their religion, caste, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, or any other dimension of identity, to apply.    

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