Friday, January 25, 2019

New Volunteering Opportunities in Moshi at Anza Tanzania

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Position: Business Development Volunteer
About this organization
Anza is a Tanzanian organisation headquartered in Moshi, Tanzania. Anza provides entrepreneurs the capacity, capital and community they need to thrive via our core services – Anza Accelerator, Growth Fund and Kili Hub communities. Our work focuses specifically on assisting entrepreneurs to strengthen their operations, increase profitability, and scale their impact to create more jobs and improve access to underserved markets.
We have openings for 6-12 weeks volunteer opportunities in Moshi/Arusha. We’re looking for post-graduate business students and experienced professionals who are willing to donate some of their time to contribute to the growth of the SME sector in Tanzania.
Enthusiasm, team spirit, interest in entrepreneurship and eagerness to become a changemaker in the local community are a given!

This is a general opportunity description. Depending on your field of expertise, personal interests and internal requirements, these are some of the tasks you could be engaged with.
• Strategy: define business models, write business plans, develop project implementation roadmaps, run market research and competitive intelligence, etc.
• Marketing & Sales: develop client acquisition strategies, determine and implement new marketing initiatives, craft pricing strategies, develop sales pitch, prepare social media content, define brand image and website design, etc.
• Finance: implement accounting systems, develop financial models, prepare for investors meeting, train on basic bookkeeping and accounting practices, etc.
• Operations: streamline workflows, implement cost reduction strategies, improve supply chain management, develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks, create operations manuals, define distribution strategies, etc.
Please note that you might be paired with some of our entrepreneurs, asked to work as an internal advisor to Anza or both depending on current needs.
Education and Prior Experience:
• Post-graduate degree (business, social sciences, IT and similar) and/or
• 2+ years of professional experience in a specific domain
• International experience desired
• Prior experience in dealing with clients desired 
Skills
• Genuine interest in global development issues, particularly around social entrepreneurship and youth empowerment
• Ability to work independently
• Commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work
• Research and analytical skills
• Good time management with the ability to manage multiple deadlines
• Team player, positive attitude and work ethic
• Cross cultural sensitivity
• Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing situations

Languages
• Fluent in English

How To Apply

Send your CV and cover letter to ani@anza.co.com 

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Position: Marketing Volunteer

We will pair you with an entrepreneur looking to develop the marketing strategy of their growing business. Working alongside a Business Development Advisor you may engage with the following tasks:
Develop client acquisition strategies
Develop social media channels inclusive of goals and metrics for success
Prepare social media content
Formalise online marketing strategy
Determine and implement new marketing initiatives
Craft pricing strategies
Develop sales pitch
Define/review brand image and implementation, website design, etc

Education and Prior Experience:

• Post-graduate degree in marketing/related field and/or
• 2+ years of professional marketing experience in a specific domain
• International experience desired
• Prior experience in dealing with clients desired

Skills
• Genuine interest in global development issues, particularly around social entrepreneurship
• Ability to work independently
• Commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work
• Research and analytical skills
• Good time management with the ability to manage multiple deadlines
• Team player, positive attitude and work ethic
• Cross cultural sensitivity
• Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing situations

Languages

• Fluent in English

How To Apply
Send your CV and cover letter to ani@anza.co.com