One Young World
At the heart of every global threat is a failure of leadership. This new generation is the most informed; most educated, and most connected generation in human history. One Young World identifies, promotes and connects the world’s most impactful young leaders to create a better world, with more responsible, more effective leadership.
Working at One Young World is a rewarding and stimulating career move for those who are passionate about sustainable development and making a tangible difference. At our central London location, you’ll find a diverse team of dedicated professionals whose work is infused with passion and innovation.
Passion & Purpose
We care profoundly about our work and know that what we do makes a real difference to young leaders around the world.
Autonomy & Accountability
All One Young World team members have the chance to pursue new ideas with an entrepreneurial spirit, everyone is empowered to find ways to do things differently.
Diversity & Inclusion
Our diversity is our biggest source of strength: we celebrate our differences and have deep respect for each other.
Committed to our Communities
We act as responsible citizens by protecting the environment and broadening our skills, experience and perspectives through work in our Communities.
Who we are
One Young World strives to identify the most impactful young leaders from every country in the world. Many One Young World delegates are top performing professionals, sent to attend the Summit by forward thinking managers who see the need for talent development. Scholarships provide the opportunity for exceptional young people to attend on the merit of their proven leadership and ability to create change in their home country.
One Young World partners with 190+ global businesses, NGOs and educational institutions. Leading companies from every sector make One Young World an integral part of their global talent development, retention and attraction. Companies increasing their level of involvement each year demonstrate their ever-growing commitment to young people. Companies sending Delegates include AstraZeneca, Audi, BMW, Credit Suisse, Citigroup, Clifford Chance, Coca-Cola, Deloitte, Dior, General Electric, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, LafargeHolcim, L’Oréal, Novartis, Reckitt, Siemens, Swarovski, Unilever; Verizon. One Young World boasts the largest corporate footprint of any organisation in the third sector.
Our Culture - Equal Opportunity Statement
At One Young World, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our Summit, and our community. One Young World is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
Benefits & Perks
Private medical insurance which includes physiotherapy and mental health support
Four weeks annual leave + bank holidays… our office also closes for approximately two weeks over Christmas and New Year!
Company pension scheme
Paid-for training and professional development opportunities
Cycle to work scheme
Travel to events and attend the One Young World Summit opportunities
One Young World Fellowships
The One Young World Fellowship is open for applications for 2024!
We are seeking a new Fellow to join our Digital Communications Team;
two new Fellows to join our Summit and Content Team; and
three new Fellows to join our Programmes Team.
Fellows will help make our bold plans for One Young World 2024 Montréal a reality.
The Fellowship is for a fixed-term placement from 8 January 2024 until 11 October 2024.
Fellows will work with leaders from every country in the world and a huge range of backgrounds; from social entrepreneurs to campaigners, tech innovators to poets. The programme is ideally suited for recent graduates or early-career professionals with a passion for sustainable development and who want to learn more about pursuing a career in the charity sector.