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Senior Strategy Consultant (Jobtech)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Hybrid


Venture for Africa is an immersion program and talent community designed to enable experienced local and global non-tech talent to transition into the African startup ecosystem.

We enable experienced talent who might be new to the startup space or the particular market or industry they’re looking to enter, to soft-land and gain context while working with a startup or venture fund that's hiring.



  • Get Matched: Apply and get matched with a VFA startup partner in your area of interest.

  • Get Immersed:

    • Part-time: De-risk your potential transition by spending an initial 3 months in this role, part-time. During this time, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the team, experience the company culture, and evaluate whether it makes sense as a potential long-term option.

    • Full-time: For those actively looking for a role, who are ready to dive right in, you can skip ahead to the next step.

  • Get Hired: VFA startup partners have the opportunity to make full-time offers to candidates directly after the matching process or after VFA's trial-to-hire model.


Startup Partner: ****

Our partner is dedicated to improving livelihoods through innovative digital solutions. They focus on platforms that connect people with opportunities, including gigmatching, jobmatching, and e-commerce marketplaces. Through research, community-building, and acceleration activities, they aim to grow the jobtech sector and create more jobs, ultimately making a positive impact on people's lives

Engagement Description

This partner is seeking a seasoned Senior Strategy Consultant to advise jobtech startups on marketing strategies and create tailored plans for their growth. The successful candidate will also develop marketing strategies for the Jobtech Alliance, including events and social media management. This role initially begins on a part-time basis, with the potential to evolve into a full-time position.


  • Advise jobtech startups on marketing and growth hacking strategies
  • Develop marketing strategies and plans for jobtech startups and the main jobtech accelerator
  • Lead SEO strategy for the jobtech accelerator
  • Manage social media presence and create engaging content
  • Organize and promote events to build the jobtech community
  • Collaborate with research and acceleration teams to integrate marketing strategies with knowledge-building and acceleration activities.
  • Develop and scale performance marketing programs, including experimental and affiliate marketing initiatives.

Reports to: Program Director

Skills & Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in marketing, communications, and strategy development
  • Proven track record of success in marketing and growth hacking
  • Experience working with startups and innovation ecosystems
  • Strong understanding of emerging markets and the jobtech sector
  • Excellent communication and project management skills

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with SEO strategy and social media management
  • Experience growing and scaling affiliate marketing programs
  • Expertise in performance marketing and scaling marketing programs

About the company

Venture for Africa is a TALENT MANAGEMENT and ACCELERATION firm that aims to help experienced, global and local non-tech talent upskill for , gain context in , and access open roles in the African startup ecosystem.

For TALENT , we offer streamlined access to relevant bootcamp programs, mentorship, open roles and advisory opportunities at startups hiring now.

For STARTUPS, we provide fast ACCESS to experienced, relevant talent, a PLATFORM to enable them to hit the ground running, and tailored fractional or advisory options suited to startup needs.

Tobi Lafinhan | Contact Person

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