Business Development Expert to Mentor Social Entrepreneurs in Tanzania
Consultant (Typically 1 - 12 weeks)
You must be able to speak English.
When Can You Start?
You can start Flexible and stay for 6 weeks to 2¾ months
Description and Impact
We’re looking for Experteers with backgrounds in business development, entrepreneurship, and mentoring to act as business mentors to entrepreneurs in our program. We work with social entrepreneurs for 8 months to develop every area of their business, from strategy and operations, to sales and marketing, to finance and accounting. Each mentor is paired with a social entrepreneur to support them in growing their business, both in terms of operations and in terms of impact.
We're looking for post-graduate business students and experienced professionals who are willing to donate some of their time to contribute to the growth of the SMEs sector in Tanzania.
(Editor's Note: To learn more about what it's like to experteer with Anza, check out this testimonial from a previous Anza experteer)
Depending on your field of expertise, personal interests, and our internal requirements, these are some of the areas you could be supporting social entrepreneurs with as a mentor:
Strategy: define business models, write business plans, develop project implementation roadmaps, run market research and competitive analysis, etc.
Marketing & Sales: develop client acquisition strategies, determine and implement new marketing initiatives, craft pricing strategies, develop sales pitch, prepare social media content, define brand image and website design, etc.
Finance: implement accounting systems, develop financial models, prepare for investor meetings, train on basic bookkeeping and accounting practices, etc.
Operations: streamline workflows, implement cost reduction strategies, improve supply chain management, develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks, create operations manuals, define distribution strategies, etc.
Enthusiasm, team spirit, interest in entrepreneurship and eagerness to become a changemaker in the local community are a must!
We Provide These Local Benefits
- Learning Opportunity
- Meal Stipend
- Good For Groups
- Experience and insight into working in the NGO sector
- Immersive learning experience in the social entrepreneurship sector in Tanzania
- Hands on experience, on-going support and training opportunities
- A chance to make a real difference and gain experience in a developing country
- An opportunity to develop both personally & professionally
- Excellent references
We will provide you with a hot lunch Monday through Friday at the office.
Discounted accommodation at Kili Hub, our co-working space. We have a great community you can plug into at Kili Hub, with Run Club, Ultimate Frisbee, netball, football, rugby and regular Happy Hours.