Skillanthropist Opportunities

As a Business Council for Peace Skillanthropist, you enrich your life and make connections across borders.

U.S. Host Company
What you will be doing Host the owner of this Guatemalan business that provides technology research and trends to other Central America business decision makers. They believe in “democratizing” information, making it accessible to all. They have advised 100+ clients how to increase their social media impact.
Where you will be doing it At your place of business.
You are qualified if you You operate in a sector that sells info and services by a subscription model.
When Between February and April 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 3 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 2 days at your place of business.
How much will it cost you? Lunch for your visitor.

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing Inspired by the great Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, this Antigua restaurant has a vibrant artistic ambience and attracts a steady flow of tourists as well as locals. They have requested a food service process improvement expert who can also advise them on improving customer satisfaction. They want to open an additional location and eventually launch
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Have 10+ years of food service operations, process and supply chain experience.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare and hotel.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing This Guatemalan manufacturer supplies sugar, salt, and other powdered condiment sachets to restaurants, coffee shops, hotels and pizza chains. They want to target franchises like McDonalds, Dominos, Burger King, and have requested an expert to help them meet rigorous quality and safety guidelines.
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Have 10+ years of food service operations, including perishable foods.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare and hotel.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing This wholesale distributor of photo and art frames, ready-made frames, custom moldings and framing supplies, is thinking big and wants to expand their market footprint. In addition to growing their custom frame segment, they want to partner with competitors, and increase brand awareness.
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Have 10+ years of management consulting, corporate strategy, innovation and/or analysis experience.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare and hotel.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing A luxury boutique hotel in Antigua, Guatemala, occupies an original Spanish colonial house that has seven rooms around a central patio, a romantic garden and a dramatic roof terrace. Their goal is to upsell guests, develop online marketing channels, and generate more revenue.
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Have 8+ years of marketing and sales experience with high-end travel agents and/or travel related sales channels.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing A former Olympic swimmer operates two swim academies to train competitive and future Olympians. She has requested a customer insights and marketing expert to help increase sales; introduce new services; and open new locations to achieve stronger market share and demand.
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Are a strategic thinker with the ability to deliver data-driven customer insights and recommendations.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare and hotel.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing As the founder of this financial services frees himself from the day-to-day management of 11 retail locations, he wants to focus on strategic growth. At the same time, he also wants to accelerate and automate the customer application process.
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Are a strategic thinker with the ability to deliver data-driven customer insights and recommendations.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare and hotel.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing This cafeteria-style restaurant prepares home-style foods from scratch. They have one location in a commercial area and want to open new locations in similar buildings or office parks and be the outsourced cafeteria provider to corporations. This is a family owned and operated business.
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Have 10+ years of food service operations, process and supply chain experience.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare and hotel.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Traveling Mentor
What you will be doing More than 5,000 Guatemalan employees of textile manufacturers receive interest-free salary advances from this company. Their storefronts in factories sell basic necessities and household appliances to employees. They want to understand the needs of their customers, analyze best-selling products, and manage inventory.
Where you will be doing it Guatemala
You are qualified if you Have 10+ years of marketing analysis, project management, merchandising, or sales.
When Between February and May 2018.
Commitment
Discovery 8 hours virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
Field Work 4-6 days in Guatemala.
How much will it cost you? • Cost of airfare and hotel.
• Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Virtual Mentor
What you will be doing This Guatemalan company provides custom e-learning solutions to corporate clients across industries that include healthcare, finance, education, etc. Clients come through word of mouth. They need to develop a branding and marketing plan to attract new customers, create brand presence and loyalty.
Where you will be doing it Virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
You are qualified if you Have 8+ years of marketing and sales experience.
When Starting in February or March and continuing for 3 months.
Commitment 4 hours of virtual mentoring per month for 3 months.
How much will it cost you? • Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Virtual Skillanthropist
What you will be doing Bpeace usually raises $200k+ at our annual Galas. Times change, and we will not hold a Gala in 2018. We need help to create an online auction with all the thrills of bidding and financial impact, but none of the hassle of mounting an event.
Where you will be doing it Virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
You are qualified if you Have the zeal to try something new.
When Starting in February or March and continuing for 3 months.
Commitment 6 hours of virtual time per month for 3 months.
How much will it cost you? • Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

Virtual Mentor
What you will be doing This company has been licensing an international curriculum that incorporates a collection of technology projects for schools. Now the Guatemalan firm will introduce additional product offerings and develop their own online platform. All this will drive a significant change in their business model.
Where you will be doing it Virtually, by phone, email, Skype or GoToMeeting.
You are qualified if you Have 8+ years experience selling to schools, institutions or parents.
When Starting in February or March and continuing for 3 months.
Commitment 4 hours of virtual mentoring per month for 3 months.
How much will it cost you? • Tax-deductible membership contribution to Bpeace (starting at $10 a month).

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