Careers at One Young World


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.


Our Values




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.

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As someone who enjoys working in an international working environment towards a higher purpose, One Young World is an ideal place to work. It is more than a job - working at One Young World also gives you the opportunity to continuously learn and build a network of incredible change-makers from around the globe.

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.

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Working in such a purpose driven environment means that you become a more productive version of yourself. The team is so smart and supportive you want to push yourself harder in order to achieve the best results. Knowing that you’re changing the lives of people around the world makes it even more rewarding.

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

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Private medical insurance which includes physiotherapy and mental health support


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Four weeks annual leave + bank holidays… our office also closes for approximately two weeks over Christmas and New Year!


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Company pension scheme



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Paid-for training and professional development opportunities


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Cycle to work scheme



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Travel to events and attend the One Young World Summit opportunities


Current vacancies

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.

NB - this page specifically refers to careers at One Young World - if you wish to attend the One Young World Summit on a scholarship, please visit the scholarships page.