Research Associate, Endeavor Insight

Endeavor—a global non-profit organization with an award-winning/innovative model for private-sector development—seeks a dynamic professional to join its’ operations in Athens, Greece, as Finance Associate.

The Organization

Established in 1997, Endeavor ( www.endeavor.org ) is a global nonprofit organization leading the High-Impact Entrepreneurship movement around the world. High-Impact Entrepreneurs – those with the biggest ideas and most scalable businesses – are widely recognized as the key drivers of long-term economic growth, job creation, and innovation. High-Impact Entrepreneurs have the potential to change their countries and the world. Many of these High-Impact Entrepreneurs, however, face various barriers in attempting to grow their business. Endeavor provides the support system and resources necessary to overcome these challenges and help them scale, including access to world-class mentors, smart capital, and global markets.

Endeavor has set the standard for selecting, mentoring, and accelerating entrepreneurs with the greatest potential for creating impact. In 23 years, Endeavor has screened and provided feedback to 50,000+ candidates and selected 2000+ High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 1200+ companies. Mentored by our growing network of 4,000+ top local and global business leaders, these entrepreneurs have created over 3M+ high-value jobs and generated more than $20 billion in revenue last year.

The World Economic Forum, the Clinton Global Initiative, Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Fast Company, Time, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal , as well as iconic entrepreneurs including Michael Dell, eBay’s Pierre Omidyar, and LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman, have recognized Endeavor for its innovative and results-driven approach. Headquartered in New York City, Endeavor has offices in 37 countries around the world. In Greece, Endeavor has been active since 2012, supporting 31 High-Impact entrepreneurs from various verticals such as Workable, Hellas Direct, Blueground, Softomotive, Matternet, Ergon and others. The Endeavor Greece entrepreneurs have created over 3,800 jobs across the country, generating more than €340 million in revenues and attracting investments exceeding €120M this year, while they have presence in 95 countries worldwide, through exports and business activities.

The opportunity

We are looking for a Research Associate to study the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Greece – its challenges and opportunities.

Position: Associate, Research

Location: Athens, Greece

Reports to: Marketing & Communications Manager

Objective: The main purpose of the research is to:

About Endeavor Insight

The Endeavor Insight team, Endeavor’s internal consulting and research arm, seeks to drive Endeavor’s growth by:

Examples of past projects conducted by Endeavor Insight Global:

Example: Fostering Productive Entrepreneurship Communities: Key Lessons on Generating Jobs, Economic Growth & Innovation

Here are some examples of previous Endeavor Greece reports

Key Responsibilities

  1. Conduct interviews with highly successful entrepreneurs across the Greek market
  2. Conduct case study research of entrepreneurs and their companies
  3. Retrieve data from online sources and create reports and infographics
  4. Develop narratives around analysis for presentation to internal and external parties in both written and visual formats

Qualifications

Benefits

What we offer:

Compensation: Aligned with a non-profit organization, Endeavor Greece offers a competitive base salary, bonus, and benefits package commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in this challenging position and enjoy working with a dynamic team, please send us your CV and cover letter in English at katerina.derveni@endeavor.org. All applications will be treated strictly confidential.

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