We are looking for an experienced Communication and Community Manager to join our Pan-African team and help share impactful brand stories to the tech ecosystem and execute insightful community-focused initiatives.
You must be an intentional and strategic communicator and a good organizer, enthusiastic about directly engaging with people.**
As a Communication and Community Manager, your goal will be to build and maintain a strong relationship with all MEST alumni and enhance our brand image within the tech ecosystem.
The selected candidate would focus on developing a deep understanding of our core audience and industry. They will work closely with the marketing team to develop insightful and engaging community initiatives that will drive higher conversations, following & engagements from the ecosystem.
Head of Marketing and Community
MEST offers Africa-wide technology entrepreneur training and a network of hubs providing incubation for technology startups in Africa. Founded in Ghana in 2008, MEST provides critical skills training, and support in software development, business, and communications to Africa’s tech entrepreneurs. MEST is funded by the Meltwater Foundation, the non-profit arm of Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence and Outside Insight.
At MEST, our strength is the quality and efficiency with which we deliver our programs to support those we serve. To date, we have trained over 330 young African entrepreneurs, supported the founding of close to 60 startups across the continent, and received global recognition for the impact we’ve had in Africa. With support from the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works initiative, we’re in the process of scaling across Ghana over the next three years, via three innovative and exciting programs: Pre-MEST, MEST Express, and MEST Scale. The three programs will enable MEST to scale its impact and reach exponentially more young people at more touchpoints along their entrepreneurial journey in Ghana, and in time, across the continent.