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  • Posted: May 14, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 14, 2024
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    The People Practice helps startups scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centred solutions. The People Practice helps people access employment opportunities by exposing them to relevant knowledge and practical skills.
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    Programme Manager


    Programme Management 

    • Working closely with the CEO, to plan and execute special projects to support African female founders, Programmes will range from but not limited to facilitating accelerator programmes, building and growing the organization.
    • Connect community, coordinating delegations of African female founders to key regional and global events, planning and coordinating high powered conversations and policy roundtables, coordinating high visibility projects such as the organization's podcast, support related research and content independently and working with internal team/ external contributors...etc. 
    • Support the development of a strong pipeline of female-led and owned business on the continent 
    • Manage programme calendar, timelines, budget, partners and related logistics  
    • Support the continuous development and scaling of organization’s project. 

    Partnership Development 

    • Identify and engage potential partners, including donors, corporations, foundations, corporates, investors, networks, government agencies, and other organizations. 
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with partners to secure support and resources for programs and initiatives. 
    • Collaborate with partners to align objectives, deliverables, and measurable outcomes. 
    • Seek opportunities to expand and diversify the organization's network of partners. 

    Community Building and Engagement 

    • Support the development of a vibrant online and offline community of African female founders. 
    • Create opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, mentorship, and collaboration. 
    • Actively listen to the needs of community members and address them effectively. 
    • Develop and implement strategies to increase community engagement and participation. 
    • Collaborate with partners to deliver value to the community. 

    Reporting and Evaluation 

    • Monitor and evaluate program outcomes, collecting feedback and insights for continuous improvement. 
    • Generate reports and dashboards to communicate program impact to stakeholders. 
    • Provide regular updates on program progress and outcomes. 
    • Collaborate with the communications team to share success stories and achievements. 

    Other Functions 

    • Perform all other related functions as required by management.


    • Degree (master's or higher) in Economics, Investment Promotions, International Development, Business, Gender/Women's Studies, International Relations or other related disciplines
    • 5+ years of operations and project planning in fast-paced environments within technology, startups, entrepreneurship and/or venture capital.
    • Experience creating and managing program timelines and plans. 
    • Experience working with a diverse team.
    • Strong experience with using data to make decisions and track results. 
    • Outstanding ability to manage relationships at all levels of the organization and balance customer, project, organization, and team needs to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes. 
    • Proven ability to work with minimal guidance, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and take initiative even under unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances in rapidly changing environments. 

    Must have skills

    • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and visual)
    • Strong emotional intelligence, active listening skills, and a high level of empathy.
    • Resourceful & organized with great attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated leadership capability, including the ability to lead, influence, and motivate others.
    • Excellent networking skills.

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    Digital Growth & Content Lead


    Content Strategy and Management:   

    • Develop and execute a comprehensive digital communications strategy that includes content creation, distribution, and engagement.  
    • Oversee the development and execution of the editorial calendar, ensuring a consistent flow of high-quality content.  
    • Collaborate with the relevant stakeholders for the creation, curation and execution of the organization's content strategy  
    • Edit, proofread, and optimize content for digital platforms.  
    • Ensure content is SEO-friendly and follows best practices for online engagement.  
    • Collaborate with other departments to gather information and insights for content creation.  
    • Establish and enforce the organization's editorial standards. 
    • Stay updated on industry trends and recommend continuous improvements to the content strategy.  

    Content Creation:  

    • Write and create engaging and informative content, including articles, blog posts, social media updates, and email campaigns.  
    • Work with relevant internal and external teams to produce multimedia content such as videos, infographics, and podcasts.  
    • Craft compelling and clear messaging that aligns with the organization's brand voice.  
    • Tailor content for various digital channels and target audiences.  
    • Conduct interviews and research to gather information for articles and features.  
    • Lead the development of thought leadership content from subject matter experts within the organization.

    Digital Platform Management:  

    • Oversee social media accounts and develop strategies for increasing engagement and followers.  
    • Monitor website traffic, social media metrics, and other digital analytics to assess content performance.  
    • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (impact, value for money).  
    • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights   
    • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies.  
    • Drive the delivery of the organization's internal and external newsletters, partnering with relevant internal stakeholders.  
    • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate target audience’s end-to-end experience across multiple channels and touch points.  
    • Explore and implement emerging digital platforms and technologies to expand our reach.  


    • Recruit external consultants as needed and manage cross-relationships across the team to ensure impactful collaboration.  
    • Delegate tasks and ensure team members meet deadlines.  
    • Foster a collaborative and creative work environment.  
    • Support team evaluation and performance reviews.  

    Professional Development:  

    • Seeking opportunities for learning and growth, both independently and through mentorship.  
    • Actively participating in training sessions and workshops to enhance skills.  
    • Engaging in self-reflection and seeking feedback to improve performance.  


    • A Master’s degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Digital Marketing, or related field. 
    • Proven experience in digital communications, content management, or journalism, with a minimum of 4 years in a leadership role.
    • Expertise in digital marketing strategies, including SEO/SEM, email marketing, social media, and display advertising campaigns. 
    • Strong writing and editorial skills, with the ability to craft engaging content and oversee an editorial calendar.
    • Experience in leading a team of content creators and designers, with strong management skills.
    • Ability to analyze data and metrics to assess the effectiveness of content and campaigns, utilizing tools such as Google Analytics and Insights from social media platforms. 
    • Familiarity with content management tools, email marketing platforms, graphic design software, to aid work delivery
    • The capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and maintain a high standard of quality.
    • Strong strategic planning skills to develop a comprehensive digital communications strategy that aligns with organizational goals.
    • Knowledge of search engine optimization techniques and best practices for social media platforms to enhance visibility and engagement.
    • An understanding of diverse cultures and communities to ensure content is inclusive and resonates with target audience.

    Must have skills

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for internal coordination and external stakeholder engagement.
    • A knack for innovative approaches to content and growth strategies, and the capacity to brainstorm new ideas for engagement.
    • Ability to adapt to new technologies and changes in the digital landscape, showing a willingness to learn and implement new tools and platforms.

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