Community & Event Manager AfricaPosted On: 29 July 2020 Seedstars Lagos
We are looking for a Community & Event Manager to conduct local competitions, coordinate the Regional Stage episodes, involve in the business development in Africa, gather all the local winners from the region and the mentors, investors and partners we work with throughout the year as well as generate leads (sales, viewers, mentors) for your online events! As the organiser of the flagship events in the region, the role also entails supervising the sales and execution of the full flow of Seedstars World competition (around 20/region) and making sure the OKRs are reached.
It's a great opportunity to play an important role in organising the largest tech events dedicated to startups and emerging markets worldwide.
THIS ROLE IS DIVIDED IN FOUR PARTS :
First, you will be managing the online competition process in the region and make sure to reach your KPIs while enjoying the work environment.
Second, you will be managing the sales of the Seedstars World products in the region, P&L of the region and fundraising.
You will be analyzing startups on their business models, progress and growth.
Finally, you will move to a coordination role to support the organization of the Regional Stage episodes as well as the Grand finale to be held in March-April 2021.
THE TASKS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Planning, implementation and follow-up for the all stages of the Online Seedstars World competition 2020/21 in Africa
Managing the selling and executing the online events as well as analysis of the startups progress.
Execution & Operations
Coordination of podcasts, articles, the Mag episodes
Communication with relevant stakeholders and community engagement
Organization of online events: ranging from liaising with speakers, communication with mentors and organising different panel discussions and workshops with experts.
Maintenance of the event website and platform
Fundraising & Partner Deliverables
Sales of the Seedstars World products
Executing partnerships and ensuring deliverables are met
Conduct interviews with startups
Tracking of startups progress
Excellent ability to read, write, speak English and French fluently (is a must)
Previous event organisation experience is a must, previous leadership experience is a plus.
Excellent organisational skills and attention to details
Strong sales focus
Strong belief in getting things done - it is important to have drive, ownership and execution. Working in remote with an international team, you have to be comfortable working alone and capable to prioritize and make things happen
An ability to connect - comfortable in new environments and more importantly loving engaging with new people and circumstances. You must be able to network and connect with different types of people.
BENEFITS AND PERKS
Exposure to cultures and ecosystems from over 90 countries
Build your network in emerging markets of tech entrepreneurs and investors
Join a young, passionate, hungry and growing team of entrepreneurs & facilitators
Access to our internal Academy with dedicated courses on growth hacking, finance or online marketing.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
SkillsManagement Team Management
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