This page lists positions for which SecondMuse is currently hiring. We are always looking to engage with motivated, talented individuals, regardless of which positions we currently have open.

 

About SecondMuse

SecondMuse collaborates with organizations to bring new thinking and solutions to complex issues facing humanity. We use a network-centered innovation approach to understand, identify, develop and propel key innovations to unlock transformational change.

We believe that the key to human prosperity is the coming together of diverse thinking and coordinated action to solve the really tough challenges. We create and facilitate this process. Our team builds capacity in people to think about challenges in a different way and create alternative solutions. We help facilitate this ongoing process using the principles of design thinking, curated collaboration, and open innovation, creating opportunities for change across organizations and industries.

We are fast-paced virtual company, with a team of around 20 employees based in North America and Australia. Over the past eight years, we have engaged 150,000 participants, prototyping more than 30,000 solutions including both hardware and software. We have screened more than 13,000 entrepreneurs and accelerated over 100 high-impact companies. These companies have raised over 100 million dollars and created a market value of over half a billion dollars.

Our work has been highlighted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and has won numerous awards. You can read more about us in our Summer 2016 Issuu magazine.

It is a core belief at SecondMuse that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, and we seek to reflect that on our team as well. We are an equal opportunity employer actively seeking to build an inclusive company in service to our mission.

SecondMuse is a certified B Corporation.

SecondMuse in Indonesia

In 2018, SecondMuse is excited to be setting up an office in Indonesia. Our program will work with targeted cities throughout the country to improve innovation and sustainability of specific sectors in the economy. To achieve this goal we will incubate hundreds of start-ups through locally specific city based programs called Community Sourced Incubators. Initially we will establish two Community Sourced Incubators in Indonesia. The Community Sourced Incubator program will be adapted from the hugely successful FutureWorks program in NYC to meet the needs of businesses in Indonesia.  

The listings below are all positions for the Indonesia location.

Platform Manager

Job Description: Platform Manager

The Platform Manager will be responsible for managing the implementation of SecondMuse’s Community Sourced Incubators across Indonesia. The position will report directly to Country Director and will be responsible for managing three staff in the HQ office as well as ensuring the quality of the locally implemented Community Sourced Incubators.

The position will be based in Bali (Sunset Road, Seminyak) with frequent travel (25% away from home) within Indonesia required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To lead the adaptation of SecondMuse’s Community Sourced Incubator to meet the needs of businesses in Bali;
  • To develop a continued improvement process that will refine the Community Sourced Incubator to ensure that the program is adapting to the changing needs of the city and incorporating lessons learnt;
  • To support the design, implementation and publication of an annual “impact report” that documents the effect of the Community Sourced Incubators on local economic, social and environmental indicators;
  • Be an ambassador for SecondMuse’s program and approach. Be available to speak at conferences, meetings and workshops around the country;
  • Manage a small team based in Bali;
  • Liaise with the NYC based Futureworks Incubator team to document and share lessons learnt with the broader company; and
  • Together with the Partnerships and Commercialisation Lead, research and analyze opportunities to scale Community Sourced Incubators to other cities and sectors in Indonesia.

Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • Indonesian citizen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Indonesian and English languages
  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience managing a small team
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with a variety of people
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • A talent for clear, concise writing
  • Well-organised with attention to detail
  • Disciplined in working independently
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to live in Bali
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer.  At our core, we believe that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, we seek to reflect that diversity on our team as well.

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience will be offered with this position. SecondMuse will also provide employees with attractive employment conditions including health and life insurance, opportunities for career and personal development, as well as maternity and paternity leave.

SecondMuse is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children in our programs.

Please apply to the position by emailing your resume and a cover letter that responds to the key selection criteria to indonesia@secondmuse.com with the subject heading Platform Manager.

Administration and Events Assistant

 

Job Description: Administration and Events Assistant

The Administration and Events Assistant will assist and report to the Operations Lead. Their role will support the team through all areas of administration, including managing staff travel, organising events and bookkeeping.

The position will be based in Bali (Sunset Road, Seminyak).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes;
  • Organise and schedule appointments, including organisation of travel;
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports;
  • Update and maintain office policies and procedures, including the filing system;
  • Order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers;
  • Maintain contact lists;
  • Provide general support to visitors;
  • Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients; and
  • Support in management and organisation of events.

Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • Indonesian citizen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Indonesian and English languages, with excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Well-organised with attention to detail
  • Disciplined in working independently
  • Ability to live in Bali

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer.  At our core, we believe that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, we seek to reflect that diversity on our team as well.

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience will be offered with this position. SecondMuse will also provide employees with attractive employment conditions including health and life insurance, opportunities for career and personal development, as well as maternity and paternity leave.

SecondMuse is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children in our programs.

Please apply to the position by emailing your resume and a cover letter that responds to the key selection criteria to indonesia@secondmuse.com with the subject heading Administration and Events Assistant.

Visual Designer

Job Description: Visual Designer

The Visual Designer will work closely with the Storyteller and other members of SecondMuse team to ensure that all material produced is of a high quality and consistent visual style. The Visual Designer will also support in development of workshops on Visual Design for companies in our Community Sourced Incubators.

The position will be based in Bali (Sunset Road, Seminyak) with some travel (20-25% away from home) within Indonesia required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with an external design company to design and implement SecondMuse Indonesia’s website;
  • Lead the development of all visual merchandise including publications, reports, training materials, presentations, newsletters, and social media materials;
  • Work closely with the Storyteller to ensure a consistent visual language is maintained across all SecondMuse products;
  • Develop mockups for pitches, events and other fundraising activities;
  • To communicate the latest standards, changes and trends in the visual design field to the rest of the team;
  • Work with businesses engaged in the Community Sourced Incubators to improve their understanding and implementation of visual design in their companies; and
  • Work with other SecondMuse offices as required.

Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • Indonesian citizen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Indonesian and English languages
  • Comfort with ambiguity and experimentation
  • The ability to work in dynamic conditions, and transition quickly between collaborative and individual work
  • Compelling written and spoken communication
  • Strong planning, organisation and documentation skills
  • Ability to work to a short timeline to produce a great result
  • Experience in using the latest design tools and methods
  • A collaborative nature, drawing motivation from effective teamwork
  • Ability to live in Bali
  • Willingness to travel up to 20-25% of the time

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer.  At our core, we believe that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, we seek to reflect that diversity on our team as well.

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience will be offered with this position. SecondMuse will also provide employees with attractive employment conditions including health and life insurance, opportunities for career and personal development, as well as maternity and paternity leave.

SecondMuse is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children in our programs.

Please apply to the position by emailing your resume and a cover letter that responds to the key selection criteria to indonesia@secondmuse.com with the subject heading Visual Designer.

Researcher

Job Description: Researcher

The Researcher will work across the entire program to develop insights for how SecondMuse can improve our service offering. The Researcher is one-third anthropologist, one-third sociologist and one-third marketer. The successful applicant loves to use data to understand the world around them. The Researcher will report directly to the Program Lead. The Researcher’s work will focus on three main areas: 1) to measure the impact of SecondMuse’s work, 2) to ensure that SecondMuse’s programming is continually improving, and 3) to help train program partners in using research insights to improve their businesses.

The Researcher will work closely with the Storyteller and the Designer to help document the impact that the project is having on people’s lives and in the cities where the Community Sourced Incubators are being implemented.

The position will be based in Bali (Sunset Road, Seminyak) with frequent travel (30-40% away from home) within Indonesia required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the Platform Manager to ensure that research insights are turned into solutions to address business and social challenges;
  • To design and implement research projects that provide meaningful and actionable steps that will improve SecondMuse’s service offering;
  • To design and implement research projects that will measure the impact of SecondMuse’s work, ensuring it is incorporated into the design of projects;
  • To advocate for the value of research, and bring partner organisations along the discovery journey;
  • To work with the Designer and Storyteller to synthesise and communicate research insights and findings in compelling and immersive ways; and
  • To lead trainings and to support project partners to embed research into the work even if this challenges established perspectives on their practices and markets.

Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • Indonesian citizen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Indonesian and English languages
  • A passion for learning about the world, human behaviour, and the motivations that lie beneath the surface
  • The practised ability to tie observations from research to recommendations and actions
  • Comfort with ambiguity and experimentation
  • The ability to work in dynamic conditions, and transition quickly between collaborative and individual work
  • Compelling written and spoken communication
  • Strong planning, organisation and documentation skills
  • An interest in multiple disciplines and approaches, and the ability to quickly dive into a new domain or process
  • A collaborative nature, drawing motivation from effective teamwork
  • Ability to live in Bali
  • Willingness to travel up to 30-40% of the time

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer.  At our core, we believe that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, we seek to reflect that diversity on our team as well.

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience will be offered with this position. SecondMuse will also provide employees with attractive employment conditions including health and life insurance, opportunities for career and personal development, as well as maternity and paternity leave.

SecondMuse is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children in our programs.

Please apply to the position by emailing your resume and a cover letter that responds to the key selection criteria to indonesia@secondmuse.com Researcher.

Storyteller

Job Description: Storyteller

The Storyteller will work closely with the Researcher and the Designer to help document the impact that the project is having on people’s lives and in the cities where the Community Sourced Incubators are being implemented.

The position will be based in Bali (Sunset Road, Seminyak) with frequent travel (30-40% away from home) within Indonesia required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To produce appropriate content that advances SecondMuse’s overall programming, fundraising, communications and advocacy objectives;
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to coordinate and oversee the story collection, production and distribution process;
  • To create a strategic communications plan (from research through measurement/evaluation) and in designing specific content strategies to meet organisational objectives;
  • To develop and manage an editorial calendar and repurposing stories across platforms;
  • Manage all content and publication systems for web, e-newsletter services, and social media;
  • Work alongside SecondMuse’s other offices to ensure alignment with communications approaches;
  • Use web analytics and social media monitoring/measurement tools to measure strategic goals; and
  • To contribute to the development of SecondMuse’s annual impact report

Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • Indonesian citizen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Indonesian and English languages
  • Experience creating and implementing story fundamentals in work (effective character, trajectory, hook, authenticity/details and calls-to-action)
  • Keen sense of newsworthiness (what makes a story interesting from the audience’s perspective)
  • Stellar writing skills; understanding of copywriting techniques including for press releases
  • Interviewing skills; how to ask effective questions and develop rapport/trust with story subjects
  • Storyboarding experience; understanding the effectiveness and appropriateness of story assets (text, images, audio, video) and how to combine them
  • Experience working with clients to deliver communications outcomes
  • Visual, audio and video content creation experience; well-developed eye/ear for best practices in each
  • Interest to explore new mediums for storytelling including 360 video, virtual and augmented reality
  • Ability to live in Bali
  • Willingness to travel up to 30-40% of the time

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer.  At our core, we believe that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, we seek to reflect that diversity on our team as well.

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience will be offered with this position. SecondMuse will also provide employees with attractive employment conditions including health and life insurance, opportunities for career and personal development, as well as maternity and paternity leave.

SecondMuse is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children in our programs.

Please apply to the position by emailing your resume and a cover letter that responds to the key selection criteria to indonesia@secondmuse.com with the subject heading Storyteller.

Project Officer

Job Description: Project Officer

The Project Officers will assist the Community Sourced Incubator project team and report to the Platform Manager. They will be involved in supporting the design and implementation of the program in Bali.

The position will be based in Bali (Sunset Road, Seminyak).

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the adaptation of SecondMuse’s Community Sourced Incubator to meet the needs of businesses in Bali;
  • To work with the Platform Manager to undertake an improvement process that will refine the Community Sourced Incubator to ensure that the program is adapting to the changing needs of the city and incorporating lessons learnt; and
  • Undertake the day-to-day activities of the Community Sourced Incubator in Bali, including communicating with businesses, supporting programming and organising key events.

Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • Indonesian citizen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Indonesian and English languages
  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with a variety of people
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • A talent for clear, concise writing
  • Well-organised with attention to detail
  • Disciplined in working independently
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to live in Bali

SecondMuse is an equal opportunity employer.  At our core, we believe that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, we seek to reflect that diversity on our team as well.

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience will be offered with this position. SecondMuse will also provide employees with attractive employment conditions including health and life insurance, opportunities for career and personal development, as well as maternity and paternity leave.

SecondMuse is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children in our programs.

Please apply to the position by emailing your resume and a cover letter that responds to the key selection criteria to indonesia@secondmuse.com with the subject heading Project Officer.