MEST, Business Teaching Fellow (m/f/x)

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is seeking passionate individuals who will be involved with teaching and mentoring entrepreneurs-in-training in business and entrepreneurship so that they can begin building a scalable technology company at the end of the program.

These individuals will contribute to creating a culture of excellence in a supportive environment that furthers the success of our entrepreneurs-in-training and drives the reputation of MEST as a world-class entrepreneurship training program.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To design, develop and execute lesson plans for the subject area.
  • To mentor individuals and project teams.
  • To lead projects within the curriculum.
  • To meet required standards for teaching and mentoring as defined within overall curriculum implementation plan and KPIs.

EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and professional experience in business/finance.
  • Significant experience in public speaking, teaching, and mentorship.
  • Experience with problem solving and Innovation methods (e.g. Design Thinking)
  • Significant experience with entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship.
  • Experience working in multi-cultural and geographically diverse teams and familiarity with the challenges/opportunities in African countries.
  • Plus: Entrepreneurship experience in Africa or emerging markets.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Passion for excellence, creativity, innovation, teaching and learning
  • Excellent facilitator and speaker
  • Team player, effective in a Collaborative Work Environment
  • Coaching, able to bring out the best in others
  • Learning mindset
  • Innovative

BENEFITS

  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel, Housing, Meals and Emergency Health Insurance provided by MEST
  • Teaching experience; international work experience
  • A chance to make a significant impact- transfer knowledge and skills
  • Skills development outside of typical day-to-day roles
  • Exposure to some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and investors through guest lectures.
  • On-the-ground operational experience in high-growth markets.
  • Broadened perspective through exposure to out-of-industry problems, players, and technologies.
  • Invaluable international work & life experience in an entrepreneurial organization

supporting talented African tech entrepreneurs.

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