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OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES #38

Compiled by Zulu Uwolloh, Mosopefoluwa Amao and Maryam Awesu

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Hi, talented one! How was your week? As you begin the long and restful weekend, please indulge this great deal of information! Here’s yet another opportunities and resource column curated just for you. Have a fantastic read!

JOBS, APPRENTICESHIPS AND INTERNSHIPS

Content Marketing Lead at Paykobo.com

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3138094094

The Role:

Job Specification

· Degree in Marketing or related field

· Minimum of 3years experience as a content marketer

· Data-driven and highly analytical

· Proficiency with social media analytics

· Proficiency in using Microsoft Office tools

· Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a diligent eye for detail, design, language, flow, and grammar

· Knowledge of SEO and industry best practices

Deadline: Not Stated.

Legal Counsel at Mastercard Foundation

Link: https://boards.greenhouse.io/mastercardfoundation/jobs/6228542002

The Role:

Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel (West Africa), the role will be responsible for a providing high quality legal advice and support to key stakeholders within the Foundation’s business across this region. This role is also responsible for reviewing and advising on vendor contracts and where relevant, funding contracts, and providing legal support, with a particular emphasis on Africa operations in the region.

Deadline: 26th July, 2022

Stakeholder Executive at Lekki Freeport Terminal

Link: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=Rek0Jr8_qkqiTemhTSz-sIxS2DC6guFOliNWTE-uX-lUNlJGMFMxR0dZQzdYS01SMVlGWFNTRU4zMi4u

The Role:

This position will assist in the implementation of stakeholder’s engagement with Government Authorities, Community engagement, public relations and CSR Initiative as formulated by the GM/Head of Government Relations & Security.

Deadline: Not Stated.

Strategic Account Manager at Jumia Group

Link: https://boards.eu.greenhouse.io/jumia/jobs/4028918101?gh_src=ed30c232teu

The Role:

You will be responsible for managing the media activities of Jumia’s Strategic brand partners: the Joint Business Plan (JBP) Partners. You will have a dozen JBP brands in your portfolio to animate monthly with an expectation of high-achieving campaigns. Should bandwidth allow, you will also be able to support some of our key strategic sellers that are not part of regional JBPs but covered in local ones. You will be working closely with the Strategic Vendor Service (SVS), each leading one brand regionally from the commercial, logistic

Deadline: Not Stated.

Customer Delivery Manager at Nokia

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3136942403

The Role:

The Customer Delivery Manager (CDM) is responsible for the delivery of services for the new accounts where we will need a rapid start for delivery, the primary focus being Nigeria, but can be any other country within CEWA (Central East Africa) region.

Deadline: Not Stated.

Marketing and Communications Lead, National Basketball Association, Nigeria

Link: https://nbacareers.nba.com/job/Lagos-Marketing-&-Communications-Lead-NBA-Nigeria-Lago/794610501/?feedId=356101&utm_source=LinkedInJobPostings&utm_campaign=NBA_LinkedIn

The Role:

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world. This position is critical in driving the growth of NBA Nigeria by driving key brand initiatives and the broader fan engagement efforts of the NBA in Nigeria. The Marketing lead will work across multiple departments serving as the voice of the fan and the custodian of the NBA brand in Nigeria. In the fan engagement role, the individual will work with the PR, social media, events and content teams to drive local, fan-centric activities for all key markets.

Deadline: Not stated.

Shell Graduate Program 2022

Link: https://jobs.shell.com/job/port-harcourt/shell-graduate-programme-2022-nigeria/25244/32200638704

The Role:

Our Graduate Programme is a rigorous development framework of specific competencies, business-critical capabilities, and critical experiences that will enable you to become a competitive professional by the end of your 3-year programme.

Right from the start, you will be given a challenging hands-on role, working in a diverse, global environment. You will be supervised and mentored with frequent reviews as part of a structured development programme. You will also be learning alongside brilliant people from all over the world, with the resources and support to explore new ways of thinking and working — all in all, an unbeatable experience.

Deadline: Not Stated.

AVCA Research Intern London, UK 2022

Link: https://www.avca-africa.org/job-board/avca-research-intern/

The Role:

The Research Intern will work closely with AVCA’s research team to provide support across a range of projects, including:

  • Assisting with data collection, cleaning, and analysis for AVCA’s reports such as the African Private Capital Activity (APCA), African Private Capital Industry Survey and other thematic reports
  • Contributing to, and maintaining, AVCA’s databases (Fundraising, Investments, Exits, Africa’s private capital ecosystem)
  • Collating and tracking industry news, announcements, and research reports from primary and secondary sources
  • Any additional tasks required to support the Research team

Deadline: 29th July, 2022

Finance Writer at Codeless, Interactive LLC

Link: https://codelessinteractivellc.recruitee.com/

The Role:

Codeless is a content production agency looking to add depth to our writer bench. They are looking for committed freelance writers with a wide range of experience in the financial space. You’d be writing 1000–2000-word pieces for a number of industry-leading financial clients on topics such as investing, economic changes, financial aid, etc. You will be provided with a clear writing process, support documentation for every client, and an editorial team.

Deadline: Not Stated.

Social Media Designer Intern at DHYGEE

Link: https://join.com/companies/dhygee/5265538-social-media-designer?pid=24a1b46991e3de1fbcf0&utm_source=Inclusively%20Remote

The Role:

DHYGEE is an early-stage digital health start-up helping patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals (HCPs) to improve monitoring and reduce the severe impact on patients’ lives outside of the hospital, using an innovative digital solution. We are looking for a dynamic social media designer to be responsible for designing and posting original content on online platforms. The responsibilities of a social media designer include posting content on social media, designing graphic material, and attracting users via social media.

Deadline: Not Stated.

SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND AWARDS

Monash University International Graduate Scholarship

Link: https://www.monash.edu/study/fees-scholarships/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/monash-graduate-scholarship-mgs?international=true#scholarship-details

Key Information:

Monash Graduate Scholarships (MGS) are provided by Monash University to support domestic and international students undertaking Research for Doctorate and Research Master’s degrees. Many scholarships can have different application processes. Make sure to read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline.

Deadline: 31st August, 2022

Executive Diploma Scholarships for Women

Link:

https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/oxford-experience/scholarships-and-funding/executive-diploma-scholarships-women

Key Information:

One scholarship worth £10,000 towards the course fees is available for an exceptional female candidate on each of our Diploma programmes.

This scholarship aims to support female candidates of merit and encourage an increase in women considering senior leadership roles. Please read the instructions carefully.

Deadline: 26th September, 2022

Snapchat 523 Program 2022 for Black Content Creators

Link: https://523.snap.com/black-creators

Key Information:

The Black Creator Accelerator will provide 25 aspiring Black creators with a $10k/month stipend to pursue creative endeavors and get connected with opportunities to launch sustainable, full-fledged careers. In addition, Google Pixel, Westbrook Media, and UNCMMN will work with Snapchat to enrich the educational curriculum and create tailored workshops for participants.

Deadline: 12th August, 2022

Maine Women Writers Research Support Grant 2022

Link: https://library.une.edu/mwwc/home/research-support/research-support-grants/

Key Information:

Our Research Support Grant Program is intended for faculty, independent researchers, and graduate students at the dissertation stage, who are actively pursuing research that requires or would benefit from access to the holdings of the Maine Women Writers Collection.

MWWC Research Support Grants range between $250 and $1,500 and may be used for transportation, housing, and research-related expenses.

Deadline: 29th September, 2022

PROGRAMS, CONFERENCES, AND WORKSHOPS

Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 2022/2023 for Mid-Career Professionals to Study in the United Kingdom (Fully Funded)

Link: https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-professional-fellowships-information-for-candidates/

Deadline: September, 2022

The Gender Responsive Agriculture Systems Policy (GRASP) Fellowship 2023 for African female policymakers.

Link: https://awardfellowships.org/grasp2

Deadline: 31st August, 2022.

Canon Foundation-Kyoto University Japan-Africa Exchange Program 2023/2024

Link: http://www.africaunit.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/news/20220603_1992/

Deadline: 15th November, 2022

World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2023 for Ph.D. students & recent graduates (Fully Funded to Washington, D.C. or a WBG country office)

Link: https://www.worldbank.org/en/region/afr/brief/world-bank-group-africa-fellowship-program

Deadline: 25th August, 2022

The Wilson Center Agents of Change Youth Fellowship 2022/2023

Link: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/opportunity/agents-change-youth-fellowship

Deadline: 15th September, 2022.

Nordic Africa Institute Scholarship Program 2023 for Africa-based Researchers (Fully Funded)

Link: https://nai.uu.se/about-us/work-with-us/vacancy.html?id=26

Deadline: 29th August, 2022.

Singapore International Graduate Award 2023 Scholarships for PhD study in Singapore (Fully Funded)

Link: https://www.a-star.edu.sg/Scholarships/For-Graduate-Studies/Singapore-International-Graduate-Award-SINGA

Deadline: 1st December, 2022

GetInEdu Graduate School and Scholarship Application Bootcamp

Link: https://www.getineduconsulting.com/bootcamppayment

Deadline: Not Stated.

RESOURCES

Career Masterclass 1.0

Are you between the ages 18–25?

Are you of African Descent?

Do you believe there is more to you that you are expressing?

Do you want to increase in value and grow in confidence?

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn from seasoned mentors with a global outlook?

Then this is for you!

Link: https://www.seyijolayemi.com/event-details/young-leaders-mentorship-program-with-sdj-3-0/ticket-form

How To Plan Your Career

An article on how to plan your career.

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/heres-how-plan-your-career-andrew-seaman/?trackingId=9pLQeIvx48SYom8aQiOM5A%3D%3D&src=or-search&veh=www.google.com%7Cor-search

She Code Africa

We are a non-profit organization focused on celebrating and empowering young Girls and Women in Technology across Africa.

Link: https://shecodeafrica.org/

Connecting African Women In STEM (CAWSTEM)

A community of STEM women building each other. Get access to peers, mentors, jobs, scholarships, training, and opportunities to accelerate your STEM career.

Link: https://cawstem.org/

Everything Technical Writing Newsletters

A monthly newsletter featuring jobs, advice, and useful resources for budding technical writers and technical content creators.

Link: https://www.everythingtechnicalwriting.com/

UNV Online Volunteering Opportunities

Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges — anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteering is fast, easy — and most of all, effective. When skilled, passionate individuals join forces online with great organizations working toward sustainable development goals, everyone wins.

Link: https://www.unv.org/become-volunteer

The Writers

Chizulu Uwulloh

Zulu, named after Zulu Shofola, is a writer, avid movie watcher, and self-proclaimed bibliophile. She is proud to call herself a feminist and when she’s not editing for Sisterly HQ and watching travel vlogs on YouTube, she’s trying to save the world in her own little way. Connect with Zulu on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Mosopefoluwa Amao

Mosopefoluwa is a Lawyer and a Cybersecurity Analyst with an interest in Cloud Security. She likes to share knowledge, hence, her role as an Opportunities and Resources Writer. In her free time, you would find her restaurant hopping, trying out recipes or seeing a movie. Connect with Mosopefoluwa on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.

Maryam Awesu

Maryam Awesu is a 400 level law student at the University of Lagos. She is a Technology enthusiast looking towards inspiring young women into the space, a Tech podcaster, and an SDG 4 advocate. Maryam owns a Technical blog, Hashnode, and a lifestyle blog on Medium. Connect with her on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Edited by Nkem Adigwe

Nkem is a final year law student. On the side, she is a research writer, content writer, legal research analyst and social media manager. She combines all of these roles effortlessly and looks forward to becoming an amazing lawyer. Connect with her on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Published by Akinsipe Temitope

Temitope is a young storyteller who thinks all stories are worth telling. She loves to inspire people to do what they love and follow their passions, tell their stories, and live in the present moment. Connect with Temitope on Instagram, and Twitter.

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