As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Specialist Manager (Investment Readiness Programme)

at Seedstars in Lagos, Nigeria

About the Job

To apply, please go on our website here: http://jobs.seedstars.com/apply/PaY1il159u/Specialist-Manager-Investment-Readiness-Programme?source=The+GIIN

Are you looking to join a fast growing international and impact driven startup, work in a flexible environment, and be surrounded by a young and diverse team?

Who we are

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.
We have physical presence in 10 countries across the globe, over 100 team members, and we have a network of over 70000+ entrepreneurs, investors and mentors in our community.

About Seedspace

Seedspace (www.seedspace.co) is the fastest growing network of coworking and coliving spaces in emerging markets. Our current Partner hubs are spread across 4 continents, 18 countries and 22 cities – and we are growing fast.

We provide:

Co-working: Flexible, global memberships, shared or dedicated desks and private offices.
Community: Participate or organise useful events, meet and collaborate with new clients & friends, access to member benefits and a global network of mentors, investors, corporates and more. Co-living: Short to midterm room rental for digital nomads, coworkers or travellers looking for a life & work package in a friendly and dynamic environment.

About the job

Your main objective will be to (1) implement the IRP program and (2) build a pipeline of investment ready startups.
• The day to day responsibilities will include:
• Coordinate and deliver all activities related to IRP including social events, training and mentorship
• Follow IRP processes including mentoring/group training delivery, startup support, monitoring and more
• Coordinate relationships with all IRP members and partners (point of contact)
• Coordinate with the local General Manager to leverage the existing network and resources for implementation and B2B sales
• Coordinate with global Seedstars team and Investment team on implementation of the program
• Promote the IRP program to attract new members
• Take appropriate measures (online/offline) to ensure OKRs of the program are met, monitoring members satisfaction and growth and implementing new strategies with global Seedstars team

Your profile:

• You are a young professional/entrepreneur
• Strong operational and business development background
• Experience training/mentoring startups or as serial entrepreneur
• Experience creating and managing programs/events
• Business / startup / investment experience preferred

Why our employees love working with us:

We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets
You get many growth opportunities and responsibilities early on. It’s one of the perks of a fast growing international company
You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you’re surrounded by a young and diverse team
We strive by giving autonomy and flexibility to our teams. We have a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to their work when and how they want
We are an equal opportunity employer and since we have more than 30 nationalities represented in our company, we truly value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To apply, please go on our website here: http://jobs.seedstars.com/apply/PaY1il159u/Specialist-Manager-Investment-Readiness-Programme?source=The+GIIN

Qualifications

• You are a young professional/entrepreneur
• Strong operational and business development background
• Experience training/mentoring startups or as serial entrepreneur
• Experience creating and managing programs/events
• Business / startup / investment experience preferred

To apply

http://jobs.seedstars.com/apply/PaY1il159u/Specialist-Manager-Investment-Readiness-Programme?source=The+GIIN

Seedstars

Seedstars is a company builder and impact investment fund with HQ in Switzerland and offices in Portugal, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, and a presence in 70+ emerging markets.
Our mission is impacting people's lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship