The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) startup incubator is seeking a person with a passion for tech start-up strategy, marketing and business development for a one-year assignment supporting young companies in our incubator in Accra, Ghana. The incubator currently is home to 10 (and growing!) fully funded startup companies, comprised of graduates from our award-winning entrepreneurship training program.
On a daily basis, the Marketing and Communications Fellow will support the incubator companies in developing and executing marketing and communications strategies for their companies, focused both locally and internationally. You will work in a dynamic team with other incubator fellows from around the world, and be led by the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Incubator.
Your background should include:
What You Gain as a Fellow
This is a unique opportunity for you to be part of a team that is developing an unprecedented technology generation in Africa!
Because of the challenges fellows face as they seek to make a significant impact at the MEST Incubator, the recruitment process is selective. MEST is focused on finding the right fit, and the right team dynamics. We evaluate applicants against the characteristics listed above, and those who demonstrate strong evidence of those characteristics are successful.
The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) provides training and mentoring for aspiring software entrepreneurs with the goal of creating wealth and jobs locally in Africa. Established in Accra, Ghana, in 2008, MEST is a not-for-profit NGO that is funded by the Meltwater Group through its non-profit Meltwater Foundation.