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Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Recruitment at Endeavor Nigeria for Associate, ESG (Entrepreneur, Selection & Growth)

Company Description:

Endeavor is a mission-oriented, global organisation that is leading the global high-impact entrepreneurship movement to drive long-term economic growth and build strong entrepreneurship ecosystems in growth markets by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate, ESG (Entrepreneur, Selection & Growth)



  • We are looking for a dynamic, self-starting professional who is passionate about entrepreneurship and engaged with our mission, to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria. On a day-to-day basis you will manage Endeavor Entrepreneur accounts, leveraging our Network and support programs to service the Endeavor Entrepreneurs in our Portfolio.
  • You will also be responsible for researching and compiling data to build out a pipeline of potential candidates for Endeavor Nigeria, coordinating our selection process and profiling candidate businesses.You should be intellectually curious, flexible, eager to learn and receptive to feedback.
  • Reports to: Managing Director
  • Works with: Endeavor account managers, Endeavor Entrepreneurs, network members and the Endeavor Global ESG team

  • Pitch Endeavor to candidate entrepreneurs, and prospective mentors and/or partners, understanding how to tailor the message and delivery.
  • Build trust with, and seamlessly prepare, guide and coach Nigeria’s Endeavor Entrepreneur candidates through the Endeavor selection process.
  • Take the lead on preparing high-quality reports to support Endeavor’s selection process (including reviews of candidate business models, competitive strengths/weaknesses, operating metrics and financials).
  • Coordinate the logistics of regular Local Selection Panels, and support candidates at International Selection Panels.
  • Conduct research to map the Nigerian entrepreneurial ecosystem and gather data to maintain Endeavor's candidate pipeline in Nigeria.
  • Manage a strong pipeline of potential candidates, working to convert strong leads into Endeavor Entrepreneurs.
  • Coordinate quarterly Advisory Board meetings for Endeavor Entrepreneurs, selecting appropriate mentors to be Advisory Board members and managing their engagement.
  • Propose, help recruit and onboard new mentors for Endeavor Nigeria and manage the engagement of the local Mentor Network.
  • Using Salesforce, run reports and dashboards regularly to track and manage office performance, and keep complete and accurate records.
  • Lead day-to-day servicing of dedicated Endeavor Entrepreneur accounts, working with Endeavor’s ESG team around the globe and leveraging the international Endeavor Network, to maximize benefits for Endeavor Entrepreneurs.
  • Develop service roadmaps for new Endeavor Entrepreneurs, bringing together the strategic and operational goals of our Endeavor Entrepreneurs, Endeavor's service offerings and feedback from the selection process to outline a support plan.
  • Actively manage the Nigeria Endeavor Entrepreneur portfolio by developing a deep understanding of the companies and industries.
  • Superior interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; excellent written and spoken English.
  • Proficiency with MS Office. Familiarity with Salesforce and Slack is an advantage.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel
  • Up to 5 years’ of relevant work experience, ideally in consulting, investment banking or a client-services role in a structured environment.
  • Relevant background and/or demonstrable interest in entrepreneurship, business, strategy, economics, finance, and/or international development.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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