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Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology, and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.

Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant, and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya), and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Incubation Manager

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description
Strategy Development and Execution:

  • Develop and execute strategy for attracting and selecting deserving and qualified student-led innovative startups. 
  • Design and manage incubation programs.
  • Provide startup support advisory to entrepreneurs through continued strategic guidance in areas such as business modeling, market analysis, financing, fundraising, overall strategy, operations, etc. 
  • Develop, execute and own an operational and engagement strategy for the entire community including startups, investors, corporates, mentors, advisors, and domain experts.
  • Develop a community development strategy to include and guide the implementation of all community development activities such as meetups, design challenges, hackathons etc.
  • Create a robust curriculum for the entrepreneurship education programs for the students.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Manage the day-to-day interaction with the incubating startups
  • Provide support to entrepreneurs across ideation, acceleration, investment and scale-up stages.
  • Ensure tight management of milestones and progress of entrepreneurs and start-up companies.
  • Be the switchboard for entrepreneurs to access relevant resources and connections

Qualifications

  • Educational Qualifications: Graduation (background in IT/Computer Science/Finance/Commerce is preferred)
  • Minimum of 3+ experience working in startups or with an incubator/accelerator is a bonus.
  • Overall understanding of the digital technology and product landscape
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively cultivate, build and maintain strong working relationships with start-ups, entrepreneurs, and other necessary stakeholders.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, with the ability to speak in front of an audience as and when deemed necessary
  • Experience in running multi-functional teams.
  • Excellent skills in the entire Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel etc.)
  • Execution skill set – including a focus on data-driven decision making, comfort with ambiguity, and ability to drive rapid “learn & implement” iterations.
  • Empathy – using skills that allow the Engagement Specialist to determine what is most important to their target audience, and then working to deliver on an organizational promise.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Center Community Associate

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • We are recruiting a Center Community  Management Associate who will support in activating and engaging the community as well as be responsible for communications related to our programs and activities.

Event Planning & Communication Management:

  • Execute and organize events and workshops where students will receive hands-on support and capacity development.
  • Organize monthly meetups to incorporate an ownership culture within the community, facilitate sharing and engage all stakeholders.
  • Drive traffic to the centre’s website and blog in order to increase brand awareness.
  • Updating the website pages in order to ensure the most current information is displayed; and ensuring a good liaison between the website, blog, and social media platforms & Preparing detailed weekly and monthly reports on social media activity.

Community Engagement Strategy Development:

  • Develop concept notes and design materials for community engagement meetups
  • Communicate meetup details within and outside the university to achieve a high attendance rate of the target stakeholders.
  • Work with stakeholders within the University to create post-event articles where necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in education, social sciences, public administration, communication, or any related field.
  • Having relevant experience in community engagement/management or a similar position is a bonus.
  • Knowledge of office software packages (MS Word, Excel).
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skills; with the ability to retrieve, organize and analyze information from a variety of sources.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills to ensure deadlines are met, with the ability to prioritize workload without close supervision.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Communications Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Role Purpose Statement:

  • To promote, protect and enhance the reputation by providing strategic communications support to the key stakeholders through the implementation of activities by driving effective communication between internal and external stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Manage all corporate, product, and internal communications efforts for the company.
  • Collaborate to develop online content that engages our community and leads to measurable action. Strategize on the best way to reach targets and enact plans.
  • Facilitate mechanisms for internal communications with the entire team.
  • Develop a thoughtful media relations strategy in collaboration with the Communications Director.
  • Nurture and develop strong partnerships with media outlets /press and stakeholders in the tech ecosystem.
  • Develop content for business initiatives and management of all CcHUB’s social media platforms.
  • Oversee CcHUB’s community engagement and program planning.
  • Craft the narrative and share the stories of our products, services, as well as our amazing team and culture.
  • Oversee campaigns to increase awareness and excitement around the CcHUB’s community initiatives, services, and brand.
  • Coordinate CcHUB’s events attendance and media around these events.
  • Track and report on key quantitative metrics for business performance.
  • Support CcHUB portfolio companies in crafting and advising on execution strategies aligned with their brands.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Communications/PR/Journalism related with 5yrs experience.
  • Well-developed organizational, IT, and administrative skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Other Skills & Competencies:

  • Understanding of social media metrics in order to interpret the results and take action to increase the effectiveness of social media campaigns.
  • Experience writing and managing content for the media, including digital and social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.), video scripts and storyboarding case studies, and factsheets/briefings.
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work with little supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to research and understand the complex subject matter to produce succinct, engaging copy for different audiences.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work on own initiative within set guidelines and as part of a team. 
  • The ability to build relationships and influence others based on sound professional knowledge.
  • Flexible, proactive, able to generate ideas and create solutions to problems.

What We Offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation. 
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people. 
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company. 

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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