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Everyone has ideas for making the world a better place, Impact Hub – and our teams across the globe – make them happen. From Amsterdam to Accra, Manila to Ottawa – we provide access to spaces, resources, startup support programs, corporate innovation initiatives, connections, knowledge, talent, and investments. 

Started in 2005 with just a single Impact Hub, we have now become a tightly connected network spanning the globe. Join us in accelerating the transition to a just and green world.

 

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Deep Dive Africa: Graphic Designer

Remote

Deep Dive Africa: Graphic Designer

APPLICATION DEADLINE

13 October 2021

DURATION

2 months

ROLE

Deep Dive Africa Graphic Designer. Part-time to Full-time (0.2 FTE)

LOCATION

Remote

POSITION SUMMARY

Impact Hub is looking for a Graphic Designer to support our programs team in the delivery of the second edition of Deep Dive Africa, a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi.

Position Summary

Impact Hub is looking for a Graphic Designer to support our programs team in the delivery of the second edition of Deep Dive Africa, a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi.

The Graphic Designer will support the DDA team by leading the creative process of defining requirements, visualizing, and creating graphics including illustrations, logos and layouts. As the Graphic Designer, you would be expected to shape the visual aspects of DDA 2021 related to websites, brochures, reports, and products. The Graphic Designer will report directly to the Regional Program Manager.

Context

Everyone has ideas for making the world a better place – Impact Hub is the place to make them happen. We are a global network of 24.250 people driving change, made up of 100+ communities in 60+ countries across 5 continents. We have created a collaborative ecosystem that inspires, connects and enables people across the world to sustainably impact society. We started in 2005 with just a single Impact Hub and have now become a tightly connected network spanning the globe.

Impact Hub is about people who see and do things differently. We invite you to join us!

As part of this evolution, we are now looking for an exceptional individual to join us as a Graphic Designer for Deep Dive Africa. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the context of post-COVID economic recovery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the team, briefing and advising with regard to design style, format, print production and timescales.
  • Developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, reports, and websites.
  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required.
  • Liaising with external partners on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.
  • Study design briefs and determine requirements.
  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements.
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand.

Candidate Profile

Why do it

  • To bring increased visibility and voice to a purpose-driven global network of more than 16,000 social innovators across five continents.
  • To gain experience in an internal-external, far-reaching, multi-channel, multi-stakeholder role.
  • To work in a highly entrepreneurial, dynamic and flexible global environment with lots of room for autonomy and self-expression.
  • To get the chance to work alongside highly committed pioneers in building a global movement for impact and innovation.
  • To work in a highly entrepreneurial, dynamic, and flexible global environment with lots of room for autonomy and self-expression.
  • To have an opportunity to learn, to develop personally and professionally.

Are we a match?

  • You have a strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics.
  • You are extremely detail-oriented and have a passion for bringing brands to life.
  • You are Familiar with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop).
  • You have a keen eye for aesthetics and details.
  • You are a good communicator with excellent written and verbal skills (fluent in English).
  • You have the ability to work methodically and meet deadlines.
  • You are open-minded, self-reliant and excited about being part of a diverse, fast-paced international environment.

Job Specification

  • Role: Deep Dive Africa Graphic Designer.
  • Position: Part-time to Full-time (0.2 FTE) for a period of 2 months.
  • Team Engagement: Independent contractor.
  • Reporting: Regional Programs Manager.
  • Location: Remote.
  • Remuneration (independent contractor): 3,300 EUR. The contractor will be responsible for paying their VAT and other local taxes applicable.
  • Contract: 2 months contract from the agreed start date.

Application Process

  • Please send your application to [email protected] including the following documents:
    – CV or Resume
    – Brief motivation letter
    – Subject of the email should be “DDA 2021 Graphic Designer”
  • Application Deadline: 13th October 2021
  • In case you have any questions, please email: [email protected]

 

Impact Hub is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Deep Dive Africa: Program Manager and Startup Accelerator Lead

West Africa (preferably Accra or Lagos)

Deep Dive Africa: Program Manager and Startup Accelerator Lead

Application deadline

13 October 2021

Duration

7 months contract from agreed start date with 1 month probation period

Role

Program Manager. Part-time to Full-time (0.7 FTE)

Location

West Africa (preferably Accra or Lagos)

Position Summary

Impact Hub is looking for a Program Manager & Startup Accelerator Lead to work with our Programs team to support the management and delivery of the second interaction of Deep Dive Africa, a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi.

Position Summary

Impact Hub Global is looking for a Program Manager & Startup Accelerator Lead to work with our Programs team to support the management and delivery of the second interaction of Deep Dive Africa, a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi. This position is open to Impact Hub Makers based in West Africa (preferably based in one of the participating Impact Hubs but not exclusive).

Applicants should be part of Impact Hub’s staff or members. This role will be linked to the Programs and Partnerships team within our global team and will directly report to the Global Programs Lead.

Overview

Everyone has ideas for making the world a better place – Impact Hub is the place to make them happen. We are a global network of 24.250 people driving change, made up of 100+ communities in 60+ countries across 5 continents. We have created a collaborative ecosystem that inspires, connects and enables people across the world to sustainably impact society. We started in 2005 with just a single Impact Hub and have now become a tightly connected network spanning the globe.

Impact Hub is about people who see and do things differently. We invite you to join us!

As part of this evolution, we are now looking for an exceptional individual to join us as the Deep Dive Africa Program Manager & Startup Accelerator Lead. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the context of post-COVID economic recovery.

The Program Manager will be responsible for designing the overarching program and consulting with the local teams on their localisation of the content. Leading the regular update calls between implementers and resolving issues with local partners and will be expected to liaise with, cultivate good working relationships, and host the framework of collaboration with the various program participants, GIZ/Make-IT representatives, Impact Hub local staff and other stakeholders while implementing the program.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with the funder and aligning program implementation activities, finance, procurement and admin requirements to match their needs in coordination with local program managers and global & local finance leads.
  • Coordinating program planning and delivery activities, ensuring the timely delivery of content delivery, business support elements, communications, impact measurement and partnerships, among others.
  • Hosting update sessions with various partner hubs, to discuss weekly updates, and share successes and learnings from implemented activities to inform best practices moving forward in program delivery.
  • Designing and implementing the program acceleration curriculum to support the selected ventures to get investment-ready.
  • Ensuring taut management of milestones, due processes and progress of partner hubs and selected startups throughout the program and investor engagements.
  • Operational coordination and scheduling of online sessions with other team members, participants and facilitators/trainers.
  • Regular check on plans, budget and team progress.
  • Program systems set up and implementation.
  • Coordinating all stakeholders involved in program delivery based on multiple locations.
  • Ongoing monitoring, data collection, evaluation and reporting in collaboration with the global Impact Measurement team.

Candidate Profile

Why do it

  • To support, advance and shape innovation processes in the COVID economic recovery context.
  • To source early-stage investment capital for African companies that have proven product-market fit but are not able to raise either a pre-seed or seed rounds of funding, to pursue growth.
  • To ensure that venture capital investors from outside of Africa have new opportunities for investment in the region.
  • To strengthen your skills in coordinating regional programs, especially liaising with international development partners and government agencies.
  • To gain experience working and leading large-scale processes with cultures from around the world.
  • To advance your knowledge of key innovation tools and methodologies.
  • To join Impact Hub’s global team that hosts and supports the global network of Impact Hubs.

Are we a match?

  • You have experience with management for multi-stakeholder programs, particularly in a regional or international context.
  • You are a team worker and able to build relationships across a wide range of organizations and partners.
  • You are a good communicator with excellent written and verbal skills (fluent in English).
  • You have excellent user skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and have delivered projects with one of the widely used project management tools.
  • You are comfortable interacting with several stakeholders and able to work collaboratively within multidisciplinary and distributed teams.
  • You have previous experience in understanding diverse market dynamics and can work across different cultures in a respectful way to the local reality.
  • You are passionate about and immersed in relevant topics, developments and conversations in the field of innovation.
  • You are open-minded, self-reliant, and excited about being part of a diverse, fast-paced, international environment.
  • You are able to demonstrate key components of the impact hub approach: entrepreneurship, collaboration, innovation and exceptional execution ability.

Desirable (non-essential)

  • You have experience and networks in access to capital for entrepreneurs in the African region.

Job Specification

  • Role: Program Manager.
  • Position: Part-time to Full-time (0.7 FTE).
  • Team Engagement: Independent contractor.
  • Reporting: Programs and Partnerships Operations Manager.
  • Location: West Africa (preferably Accra or Lagos).
  • Remuneration (independent contractor): EUR 13,500 for the full duration of the contract. The contractor will be responsible for paying their VAT and other local taxes applicable.
  • Contract: 7 months contract from agreed start date with 1 month probation period.

Application Process

  • Please send your application to [email protected] including the following documents:
    – CV or Resume
    – Brief motivation letter
  • Upon initial screening, additional interviews will be conducted.
  • Application deadline: 13 October 2021
  • In case of any questions, please email [email protected]

 

Impact Hub is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Deep Dive Africa: Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead

Remote

Deep Dive Africa: Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead

APPLICATION DEADLINE

13 October 2021

DURATION

2 months

ROLE

Deep Dive Africa Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead. Part-time to Full-time (0.2 FTE)

LOCATION

Remote

POSITION SUMMARY

Impact Hub is looking for an Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead to support our programs team in the delivery of the second edition of Deep Dive Africa, a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi.

Position Summary

Impact Hub is looking for an Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead to support our programs team in the delivery of the second edition of Deep Dive Africa, a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi.

The contractor will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the Impact of Deep Dive Africa with a focus on the selected startups. The Impact Measurement and Reporting Lead will report directly to the Regional Program Manager.

Context

Everyone has ideas for making the world a better place – Impact Hub is the place to make them happen. We are a global network of 24.250 people driving change, made up of 100+ communities in 60+ countries across 5 continents. We have created a collaborative ecosystem that inspires, connects and enables people across the world to sustainably impact society. We started in 2005 with just a single Impact Hub and have now become a tightly connected network spanning the globe.

Impact Hub is about people who see and do things differently. We invite you to join us!

As part of this evolution, we are now looking for an exceptional individual to join us as the Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead for Deep Dive Africa. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the context of post-COVID economic recovery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of an impact measurement framework (theory of change, results framework) for Deep Dive Africa for the target group of startups.
  • Design of baseline and endline surveys for entrepreneurs.
  • Design of an investor satisfaction survey.
  • Support program managers in the collection of enterprise data.
  • Comparative analysis of results at start-up level-
  • Create a summary report highlighting the impact of Deep Dive Africa, learnings from the program and recommendations for future programs.

Candidate Profile

Why do it

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in impact measurement, program evaluation, or another related field.
  • Work experience in one of the target countries (Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya).
  • Extensive knowledge of social entrepreneur support needs, programs, acceleration services, and SGBs.
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder management, and project management skills.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, entrepreneurial, solution-oriented, able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team across various time zones.

Are we a match?

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in impact measurement, program evaluation, or another related field.
  • Work experience in one of the target countries (Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya).
  • Extensive knowledge of social entrepreneur support needs, programs, acceleration services, and SGBs.
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder management, and project management skills.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, entrepreneurial, solution-oriented, able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team across various time zones.

Job Specification

  • Role: Deep Dive Africa Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead.
  • Position: Part-time to Full-time (0.2 FTE).
  • Team Engagement: Independent contractor.
  • Reporting: Regional Programs Manager.
  • Location: Remote.
  • Remuneration (independent contractor): 3,500 EUR. The contractor will be responsible for paying their VAT and other local taxes applicable.
  • Contract: 2 months contract from the agreed start date.

Application Process

  • Please send your application to [email protected] including the following documents:
    – CV or Resume
    – Brief motivation letter
    – Subject of the email should be “DDA 2021 Global Impact Measurement & Reporting Lead”.
  • Application Deadline: 13th October 2021
  • In case of any questions, please email: [email protected]

 

Impact Hub is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Deep Dive Africa: Global Communications Lead

Remote

Deep Dive Africa: Global Communications Lead

Application deadline

13 October 2021

Duration

2 months

Role

Program Manager. Part-time to Full-time (0.2 FTE)

Location

Remote

Position Summary

Impact Hub is looking for a Communications Lead to support our Programs team in the delivery of the second edition of Deep Dive Africa, a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi.

Position Summary

Impact Hub is looking for a Communications Lead to support our programs team in the delivery of the second edition of Deep Dive Africa (DDA), a program that seeks to bring investment capital to carefully handpicked startups in Accra, Lagos, Kigali and Nairobi.

The Communications Lead will support the DDA team by leading the design and implementation of the overall communications strategy for the program and will report directly to the Regional Program Manager.

Context

Everyone has ideas for making the world a better place – Impact Hub is the place to make them happen. We are a global network of 24.250 people driving change, made up of 100+ communities in 60+ countries across 5 continents. We have created a collaborative ecosystem that inspires, connects and enables people across the world to sustainably impact society. We started in 2005 with just a single Impact Hub and have now become a tightly connected network spanning the globe.

Impact Hub is about people who see and do things differently. We invite you to join us!

As part of this evolution, we are now looking for an exceptional individual to join us as Communications Lead for Deep Dive Africa. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the context of post-COVID economic recovery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and oversee the implementation of the communication strategy for Deep Dive Africa.
  • Monitor and process the Impact Hub brand and communications related mailing accounts, ensuring that requests are responded to and resolved timely.
  • Content creation: writing, editing and publishing content.
  • Updating social media platforms, leading engagement and correspondence.

Candidate Profile

Why do it

  • To gain practical experience in the field of brand management with hands-on cases that demand understanding the dynamics between the global Impact Hub brand and the necessary customization at a local level in order to be market-competitive.
  • To support a brand communications team that holds and enables a thriving global entrepreneurial community to be market competitive, whilst learning about the interesting dynamics of cross-cultural branding, a global network brand portfolio, the intersection and adaptation needs of the global and local Impact Hub brands.
  • To work in a highly entrepreneurial, dynamic, and flexible global environment with lots of room for autonomy and self-expression.
  • To have an opportunity to learn, to develop personally and professionally.

Are we a match?

  • You have some relevant practice and interest in several of the following areas: communications, administrative support, project management, and coordination.
  • You have an interest in the field of social impact, social entrepreneurship, and innovation.
  • You are an excellent written and verbal communicator in English.
  • You have excellent user skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), WordPress, and GSuite (Gdocs, GoogleSlides, etc.) as well as design skills (Adobe, Figma, Canva).
  • You would be available and flexible to increase the support hours on a project basis between May and October 2022 if needed.
  • You are open-minded, self-reliant, and excited about being part of a diverse, fast-paced, global start-up environment.

Job Specification

  • Role: Deep Dive Africa: Global Communications lead.
  • Position: Part-time to Full-time (0.2 FTE) for a period of 2 months.
  • Team engagement: Independent contractor.
  • Reporting: Regional Programs Manager.
  • Location: Remote.
  • Remuneration (independent contractor): 3,500 EUR. The contractor will be responsible for paying their VAT and other local taxes applicable.
  • Contract: 2 months contract from the agreed start date.

Application Process

  • Please send your application to [email protected] including the following documents:
    – CV or Resume
    – Brief motivation letter
    – The subject of the email should be “DDA 2021 Global Communications Lead”
  • Application Deadline: 13th October 2021
  • In case of any questions, please email: [email protected]

 

Impact Hub is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

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