Charity Entrepreneurship

Charity Entrepreneurship (CE) is a research and training program aimed at creating multiple high-impact charities annually with a focus on a number of cause areas, including animal advocacy. 
CE is a project of Charity Science Foundation of Canda (
80963 6236 RR0001).

Charity Entrepreneurship London, UK (or remote)
Jan 17, 2020
Full time
Charity Entrepreneurship, an incubator for high-impact charities for people and animals, is seeking a full-time copyeditor (remote or London-based) to assist with editing and writing content for our research reports, website, and social media channels. ABOUT CHARITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP The best charities in the world have a huge impact. Charity Entrepreneurship is a startup incubator dedicated to getting more great nonprofits founded. Our organization conducts research to identify the most promising potential charitable interventions, then runs a training program that incubates 10+ evidence-based charities per year. Focus areas include animal advocacy, health policy, mental health, and family planning. HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE Strong communications are the core of Charity Entrepreneurship’s work. Thanks to your copyediting skills, more high-quality entrepreneurs will found charities, the incubation program will secure additional strategic partnerships, and research reports will reach a broader audience. In your role as a copyeditor, you will also help strengthen overall editing processes, allowing the research and communications teams to focus on their primary duties, including identifying the most impactful interventions to help animals and people. ABOUT THE ROLE Charity Entrepreneurship produces a lot of written content -- both   direct  research  and  meta  EA  posts , as well as smaller  writing pieces . This content generally requires significant improvements to style and grammar. Sometimes you will have to re-write full paragraphs. For some of our team members, English is not their first language, and one member of our team has a form of dyslexia. Currently, our ability to publish content is limited by a lack of strong copyediting resources. ​​ Tasks will include proofreading and editing high-quality content, including Charity Entrepreneurship’s research reports, EA forum posts and blog posts, and articles for an online handbook for charity founders, as well as small writing pieces such as important emails and social media posts. WHAT WE NEED Exceptional English language skills Strong proofreading skills for reviewing and improving copy while conforming to specific stylistic rules (we use American English) Ability to produce clean copy that requires no or minimal review before publishing At least basic understanding of effective altruism terminology Ability to summarize content (e.g., reports) to produce reader-friendly introductions BONUSES Familiarity with the written output of Charity Entrepreneurship Good understanding of effective altruism concepts BENEFITS Work in a job with a huge impact on the world Get to know the Charity Entrepreneurship team and work in a startup culture Gain experience with an effective altruism nonprofit Work with like-minded, dedicated, and compassionate teammates Be part of a casual environment, with little organizational bureaucracy  Get a strong resume reference Enjoy flexible work hours and environment (almost all people in the team are vegan) Remote work possible FINE PRINT Expected hours: Full-time  (or a minimum of three full days per week) Location: London-based or remote Pay: Amount dependent on role fit and employee needs; £20,000-£25,000 for the full-time position Application deadline: January 27t h
Charity Entrepreneurship London, UK
Jan 15, 2020
Full time
ABOUT CHARITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP The best charities in the world have a huge impact. Charity Entrepreneurship is a startup incubator dedicated to getting more great nonprofits founded. Our organization conducts research to identify the most promising potential charitable interventions, then runs a training program that incubates 10+ evidence-based charities per year. Focus areas include animal advocacy, health policy, mental health, and family planning. HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE Your role will be to lead the operations department and help Charity Entrepreneurship, and dozens of new charities, to run highly effectively. Many new organizations are slow to have an impact due to their struggle with the logistics of running an organization. A strong operations lead can make a huge difference, positively impacting the lives of thousands of animals and humans. You will also have a significant role in shaping the long-term operations team. ABOUT THE ROLE This role is diverse and challenging, requiring a problem solver’s mindset and strong attention to detail. Our organization is unconventional, and, as we help many different charities, the work ends up being highly diverse with often an unclear path forward. The Senior Operations Lead needs to excel under uncertainty and develop adequate solutions to a wide range of dilemmas. As an operational lead, you are responsible for finance, accounting, logistics, HR, and grant management. Tasks will include the following: Managing other members of the operations team Creating hiring contracts and grant agreements; helping create onboarding processes Leading any HR work Coordinating incoming and outgoing grants Determining the best investment strategies for runway money Filing year-end tax forms Finding a larger office space for our growing team Coordinating with multiple newly-founded charities to set up earlier-stage operations systems Determining strategies for accommodation and living costs reimbursements for program attendees Creating flexible, versatile systems that could be used by new charities in the future Overseeing accounts and bookkeeping Working with the CEO of Charity Entrepreneurship to oversee CE UK establishment as a legal entity and registered charity in the UK (to complement our existing Canadian and Indian charity registration) Coordinating with the Charity Commission to secure charitable status and ensure ongoing compliance with the Charity Commission’s requirements Given the relatively small size of our nonprofit, the ideal candidate would also have skills in more general areas, such as communications and finance, in order to assist with these tasks based on organizational needs. WHAT WE NEED Passion for doing good in the world and an excitement for helping Charity Entrepreneurship expand to new projects and/or launch additional charities Background doing similar work Enthusiasm for creating and optimizing systems Intelligent and quick learner Creative problem-solver Detail-oriented individual Excellent time-management skills Minimum intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets Solid interpersonal skills Calm under pressure Comfortable with risk and ambiguity Good organizational skills and ability to organize tasks and big projects coherently You can see more about  what makes a good operations lead here BONUSES ​​Interest in founding an effective charity in the future Understanding of Canadian and/or UK tax systems Comprehension of Quickbooks Local to London or willing to relocate Have followed the written output from Charity Science or Charity Entrepreneurship projects Good understanding of effective altruism concepts BENEFITS Work in a job with a huge impact on the world Get to know the Charity Entrepreneurship team and work in a startup culture Gain experience with an effective altruism nonprofit Work with like-minded, dedicated, and compassionate teammates Be part of a casual environment, with little organizational bureaucracy Get a strong resume reference and build a wide set of skills Enjoy flexible work hours and environment  Receive training in important skill-sets​​ FINE PRINT Expected hours: Full-time Reports to: CEO or COO Location: London-based Pay: Amount dependent on role fit and employee needs; £20,000-£40,000 Application deadline: January 27th The strongest candidates will be contacted for the first-stage interview
Charity Entrepreneurship London, UK
Jan 15, 2020
Full time
ABOUT CHARITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP The best charities in the world have a huge impact. Charity Entrepreneurship is a startup incubator dedicated to getting more great nonprofits founded. The organization conducts research to identify the most promising potential charitable interventions, and then runs an annual program to incubate high-impact charity startups. Focus areas include animal advocacy, health policy, mental health, and family planning. HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE Your role will be to lead the operations department and help Charity Entrepreneurship, and dozens of new charities, run highly effectively. Many new organizations struggle, or are slow to have an impact, due to their struggle with the logistics of running an organization. A strong operations lead can make a huge difference, helping to positively impact the lives of thousands of humans and animals. You will also have a significant role in shaping the long-term operations team. ABOUT THE ROLE This role is diverse and challenging, requiring a problem solver’s mindset and strong attention to detail. Our organization is unconventional, and, as we incubate many different charities, the work ends up being highly diverse. The Junior operations lead needs to excel with details and systems implement adequate solutions to a wide range of dilemmas. Tasks will include the following: Coordinating incoming and outgoing grants Filing year-end tax forms Conducting bookkeeping, accounting, and payroll Improving office functions Coordinating with multiple newly-founded charities to stay legally compliant Tracking and providing reimbursements for program attendees and staff Creating hiring contracts and grant agreements, assisting with onboarding processes Working with the operations lead of Charity Entrepreneurship to oversee CE UK establishment as a legal entity and registered charity in the UK, to complement our existing Canadian and Indian charity registration Coordinating with the Charity Commission to secure charitable status, and ensuring ongoing compliance with the Charity Commission’s requirements. Given the relatively small size of our nonprofit, the ideal candidate would also have skills in more general areas, such as communications, in order to assist with these tasks based on organizational needs. WHAT WE NEED Passion for doing good in the world and an excitement for helping Charity Entrepreneurship expand to new projects and/or launch additional charities Intelligent and quick learner Detail-oriented individual Excellent time-management skills Minimum intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets Solid interpersonal skills Calm under pressure Comfortable with risk and ambiguity Good organizational skills and ability to organize tasks and big projects coherently You can see more about  what makes a good operations lead here . BONUSES ​Interest in founding an effective charity in the future Understanding of Canadian and/or UK tax systems Comprehension of Quickbooks Local to London, or willing to relocate Have followed the written output from any Charity Science or Charity Entrepreneurship projects A good understanding of effective altruism concepts BENEFITS ​​Work in a job that has a huge impact on the world Get to know the Charity Entrepreneurship team and work in a startup culture Gain experience with an effective altruism nonprofit Work with like-minded, dedicated, and compassionate teammates Be part of a casual environment with little organizational bureaucracy Get a strong resume reference and build a wide set of skills Enjoy flexible working hours and environment  Receive training in important skill-sets. FINE PRINT Expected hours: Full-time​ Location: London-based Pay: Amount dependent on role fit and employee needs; £20,000-£30,000 Application deadline: January 27th The strongest candidates will be contacted for the first-stage interview