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Description

ASL is a nascent, dynamic and ambitious non-profit organization whose mission is to empower entrepreneurs solving Africa’s biggest challenges by helping them bridge the information, resource and finance gap. Afrika Startup Lab’s theory of change is to use a data-centric and technology enabled approach to democratize access to information, resources and financing for African entrepreneurs, thereby unlocking the continent’s entrepreneurial and growth potential. By doing so, ASL will become the leading destination for entrepreneurial eclosion and venture enablement in Africa. Our first program is a completely free mentorship program pairing entrepreneurs with experienced professionals across several fields. Mentorship sessions span from venture exploration, investment readiness advisory, leadership / interpersonal advisory to function specific advisory.

 

  • Are you passionate about making a difference in the world?
  • Does participating in Africa's economic and social development sound of interest to you?
  • Are you a team player, self starter and reliable?



If you answered yes to all of the three questions above please read on.
You might be the person we are looking for....


ASL is looking for a Head of Partnerships. We are growing rapidly and need a senior team member with a solid foundation of success as an accomplished and creative advancement (fundraising and/or communications) professional. ASL is frequently presented with several opportunities to partner with several organizations and individuals. We need someone to streamline, prioritize and execute our partnership pipeline.


This is a great opportunity if you are ready to:

  • Build and scale innovative partnerships and fundraising programs
  • Track partner outreach, correspondence and relationship status
  • Serve on an Executive Leadership Team, as a thought-partner and a guiding force for the organization
  • Ensure successful execution of partner agreements
  • Partner with the marketing team to develop relevant marketing materials to support partner reportingand prospecting efforts

Criteria

This role is for you if:

 

  • You are passionate about social impact
  • You are great at communicating and connecting with people
  • You are a fast learner
  • Can dedicate at least 10 hours weekly
  • All backgrounds are welcomed
  • Fluency in English and/or French is required
  • Bachelor's degree and work experience is required
  • Leadership and Philanthropic experience is a plus
  • This is a fully remote position and unpaid position

Benefits

  • Unpaid, volunteer opporunity
  • Alhough we believe the primary driver for you considering ASL should be your passion and desire to do something amazing; we are open to considering some form of compensation if and when suitable
  • This is an opportunity to help empower others

About Afrika Startup Lab

ASL is a nascent, dynamic and ambitious non profit organization whose mission is to empower entrepreneurs solving Africa’s biggest challenges by helping them bridge the information, resource and finance gap. Afrika Startup Lab’s theory of change is to use a data-centric and technology enabled approach to democratize access to information, resources and financing for African entrepreneurs thereby unlocking the continent’s entrepreneurial and growth potential. By doing so, ASL will become the leading destination for entrepreneurial eclosion and venture enablement in Africa. Our first program is a completely free mentorship program pairing entrepreneurs with experienced professionals across several fields. Mentorship sessions span from venture exploration, investment readiness advisory, leadership / interpersonal advisory to function specific advisory.