Seedstars is a global organization with headquarters in Switzerland and a presence in 80+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.
Seedstars is active in 25+ Sub-Saharan African countries to find the best early-stage startups, analyse local ecosystems and work with public and private partners to invest in and support entrepreneurs locally and across the world through a variety of competition, acceleration, incubation and education programs.
About the Regional Partnerships Team
The regional partnerships team alongside the global partnership management team are the central squads that make up the partnerships tribe at Seedstars. The regional sales team operates as a revenue generator for Seedstars in the region by developing action plans, building relationships with key players and participating in relevant bids through crafting tailored solutions to address unique challenges faced by startups in the region. The team operates across Seedstars Africa’s 27+ country footprint.
About the job
Seedstars is looking for an experienced head of partnerships for Africa. Your main objective will be to sell Seedstars key programs and other products that can impact the local and regional startup ecosystems to ensure a steady revenue from these activities in Sub-Saharan Africa. You will be responsible for managing the full lifecycle of the sales activities as well as a remote sales team. You will mainly work on institutional sales, but other clients might include corporates, governments, and foundations as well. Your main responsibility will be to increase the sales from our core capacity-building products (i.e. talent incubator, accelerator, etc.). This role can be done remotely.
Benefits and perks
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.