Program Manager

Who We Are

Philanthropy in Motion (PIM) is a social enterprise with a mission to empower young people with the education, resources, and networks to become mission-driven leaders and effective changemakers. We’re driven by a vision is to change society’s traditional definition of success from financially-driven to impact-driven. Since our inception, we have empowered hundreds of young people to fund and support innovative social ventures across Greater China. Our clients and partners range from the likes of World Bank to Peking University, and we have been recognized by Forbes, the Economist, and other news media for our work in the social impact space.

Our team is diverse in our backgrounds and experiences, but we share a common commitment to social impact. Today, our community of current and former team members are leading social impact initiatives and pursuing diverse paths to make a difference in communities around the world.


What We Do

PIM designs education and leadership programs founded on a “learning by doing” model for investigating and solving social problems, partnering closely with universities, community organizations, social enterprises, and practitioners to create projects that have sustainable real world impact.

Here are a few examples of what you might be a part of in 2019:

Organizing 益创未来 – Innovation for Impact, our annual conference on social innovation featuring high-level leaders from tech, philanthropy, business, and more with the goal of re-imagining philanthropy;
Leading Global Social Innovation Accelerator programs to Rwanda (Kigali), San Francisco and Delhi for emerging entrepreneurs;
Guiding young people through experiential curricula on social entrepreneurship, impact investing and more from Ashoka, Acumen, Stanford, and Wharton;
Driving partnerships with grassroots social enterprises focused on sustainability, gender, education and more;
A global team of alumni from Yale, Harvard, and Columbia with a diverse range of expertise in management consulting, international development, law, non-profit evaluation, and internet technology.


What We Believe

Diverse, purpose-driven community: We believe in linking networks of students and changemakers with mentors from social impact organizations, corporate, and government. Our community is unique in its breadth and diversity in careers, backgrounds, and nationalities, but united by their common Interest in social innovation and impact.

World-class curricula and teaching of social innovation and impact: We believe that social impact is an art and science that deserves the best curriculum and pedagogy.

Resources for real world impact: We believe that our education should not just benefit students’ own personal growth but also generate real world impact in solving social problems.

Linking China and the world: We believe in acting as a bridge to foster a productive exchange and engagement between China and the world that is centered around social responsibility.


How to Apply

If you’re interested in a full-time employment, please apply by submitting your CV and Cover Letter to


Program Manager

The Program Manager works closely with the Executive Director to design and implement innovative, experiential educational programs for top universities and companies.


What You Will Do:
Design, organize, and implement experiential educational programs on social innovation and impact, held in partnership with top universities or academic centers in China
Drive relationships with our existing program partners (e.g., Peking University, Yale Center Beijing, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, etc.) as well as develop new partners and funding streams
Investigate needs and monitor trends to develop innovative curricula based on concepts such as project-based learning and blended learning
Create lesson plans, experiential workshops, and real-world immersion
Oversee relationships with NGOs/social enterprises in our grant-making portfolio
Develop and track metrics to determine program impact
Maintain and develop new relations with mentors and experts from corporate, social, and government sectors
Support and oversee cross-functional teams throughout the organization


Who You Are:
Experience in the design and execution of activities related to education and curriculum design
Strategic, analytical, data-driven mindset to prioritize what program elements to launch and to measure what works and does not work
Strong project management skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
Excellent oral and written communication
Ability to rapidly prototype ideas and run small experiments to improve student outcomes
Familiarity with the frameworks of design thinking, lean start-up methodologies, project-based learning, and blended learning preferred
Passion for education, social innovation, and philanthropy
Ability to manage cross-functional teams and commitment to working with shared leadership
BA/BS degree or above
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English


PIM will offer a compensation package commensurate with experience, including a competitive base salary as well as health insurance and vacation benefits.


Please apply by submitting your CV and Cover Letter to


Contact Us

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