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Communications Teaching Fellow
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Computer/IT Services


Teaching & Education


Mid level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Accra

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Hiring Manager
Todd Holcombe

Job Description

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is seeking candidates with a passion for teaching and a strong background in professional communications for a one-year assignment teaching and mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs in the tech space in Ghana the art of professional communications.

On a daily basis, Teaching Fellows support MEST trainees in developing their entrepreneurial and global business skills. They work in dynamic teams with other fellows from around the world, led by a faculty with significant software and business experience.

Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, business, or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully apply communication skills in a professional environment
  • Knowledge of time management and project management concepts
  • Experience in delivering professional standard presentations
  • Ability to apply logic and critical thinking to problem solving
  • High level English language skills; written and verbal
  • Cross-cultural communication experience with emerging & developed markets
  • Passion for training and mentoring
  • Ability to work in a team, and to deal with ambiguity
  • Start-up experience in communications & business development is a plus.


  • You’ll be part of the faculty and actively participate in the daily training of MEST trainees
  • You’ll prepare and deliver lectures to trainees
  • Help determine topics and requirements for project assignments
  • Evaluate deliverables and provide constructive feedback
  • Tutor & mentor students one on one
  • Prepare students for the global business world by becoming a mentor and a positive role model


  • US$1000 Monthly stipend
  • Travel, Housing, Meals and Emergency Health Insurance provided by MEST
  • A chance to make a significant impact- transfer knowledge and skills
  • Develop relationships with Africa's future business leaders
  • Invaluable international work & life experience in an entrepreneurial organization working supporting talented African tech entrepreneurs.
  • Teaching experience; International work experience
About the company

Established in Ghana in 2008, MEST offers aspiring African entrepreneurs a fully sponsored twelve month, intensive full-time program. Sourced from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya & South Africa, these Entrepreneurs-In-Training (EITs) are selected each year and receive comprehensive training across the spectrum of skills required to build successful tech businesses, including computer programming, software development, product management, finance, marketing, sales and leadership best practices.

After completion of the program, the EITs have the opportunity to pitch a concept. Winning teams receive a seed round from the MEST Incubator to pursue their idea.

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