Oh oh! Awesome! {$ msg.text $} ({$ msg.count $})
Alumni Relations Representative
I'm interested


Computer/IT Services


Support Functions


Mid level

Application Deadline: Aug. 20, 2022

Location: Accra

Visit website

Contact Person
MEST Recruitment Team

Job Description

We are looking for a MESTer who truly embodies the MEST culture to join and support our Marketing & Community team (on a consulting basis) in the planning and implementation of initiatives, communications, events, and special projects to engage all MEST alumni.

Role Objective

Strengthen past and future alumni relations with MEST Africa through relevant engagement and support initiatives.


  • Organize and update the alumni database

  • Develop, plan and execute multiple alumni-related projects, programs, events, and activities with the support of the Marketing & Community unit

  • Proactively establishes relationships with diverse groups of alumni and works towards enhancing communication and visibility among these groups

  • Work together with the Communication Manager to highlight alumni success stories

  • Work together with the Community Manager (Partnerships) to form strategic partnerships that benefit the alumni community

  • Prepare and present monthly reports on alumni engagement

  • Performs other role-related duties as assigned.


  • Develop a comprehensive one-year alumni engagement strategy

  • Develop a monthly alumni engagement & activity calendar and

lead the implementation of these activities each month

  • Organize quarterly alumni events

  • Build a comprehensive database of all alumni contacts

  • Work with the community team to organize other community events

  • Develop an alumni onboarding and benefits deck

  • Lead the onboarding of all new alumni into the community

  • Prepare and present monthly reports on alumni engagement

Skills & Requirements
  • Must be a MEST alumnus living in Ghana

  • A minimum of 4 years of working experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills

  • An outgoing personality

  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service to external and internal stakeholders

  • Great at organizing events

  • Well-organized and punctual

  • Familiarity with Mailchimp and Slack

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

About the company

MEST offers Africa-wide technology entrepreneur training and a network of hubs providing incubation for technology startups in Africa. Founded in Ghana in 2008, MEST provides critical skills training, and support in software development, business, and communications to Africa’s tech entrepreneurs. MEST is funded by the Meltwater Foundation, the non-profit arm of Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence and Outside Insight.

At MEST, our strength is the quality and efficiency with which we deliver our programs to support those we serve. To date, we have trained over 330 young African entrepreneurs, supported the founding of close to 60 startups across the continent, and received global recognition for the impact we’ve had in Africa.

MEST offers a graduate-level entrepreneurial training program led by experienced global mentors open to aspiring entrepreneurs from across the African continent.
Our goal is to train, support, and invest in leaders who can become job creators and learn to build businesses solving real problems that can scale.

The MEST Training Program is a one year, full-time, fully sponsored program in which the class completes a graduate-level course in software development, business, and communications, with a focus on practical implementation.

I'm interested