Business Development Mentor
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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, sales and marketing, to finance and accounting. You will be paired with a social entrepreneur, the project you work on willl support them to grow their business, both in operations and 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.
Depending on your field of expertise, personal interests and internal requirements, these are some of the tasks you could be engaged with.
Strategy: define business models, write business plans, develop project implementation roadmaps, run market research and competitive intelligence, 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 investors meeting, 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
- An insight into working in the NGO sector
- An insight into social entrepreneurship 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
You will get a hot lunch Monday - Friday in 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.