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Opportunity Corner Updates - Week 8

Welcome to Opportunity Corner! As we embark on another week, we are excited to present you with a fresh batch of career opportunities to elevate your professional journey. These handpicked opportunities are designed to empower you and propel you toward achieving your desired future.

Let's dive in and explore what awaits you this week:


Alt School Africa has collaborated with Popular Influencer and EU-Africa Ambassador, Enioluwa Adeoluwa to offer scholarships for students interested in tech-based skills. They will provide 100% scholarships to the top 10 students with the highest scores after assessment and 50% scholarships to the other 90 students. To be eligible, applicants must use the discount code ENI during the application process, be between the ages of 18 and 28, and have a minimum of a High School/Secondary School certificate. They should also be computer literate and willing to commit to the program. Applicants need to provide proof of Nigerian residency, write a 1000-word essay about their story and how the scholarship will help them, and submit official documentation as proof of having a guarantor.

Apply here


The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has launched the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to provide fully-funded master's degree opportunities for academically talented youth from South Africa and other African countries. The program is focused on developing transformative leaders among young Africans facing economic and social barriers to higher education, with an emphasis on young women, forcibly displaced youth, and those with disabilities. The application deadline is July 24, 2023, and candidates must be no older than 30 years at the time of application. The program covers various disciplines, and applicants need to submit a complete application with necessary supporting documentation.

For more information, visit the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MFSP) Website


The company is seeking a Senior Content Manager to handle content creation and management across various platforms. The responsibilities include creating a content calendar, writing blog posts, press releases, and more. The role requires a minimum of 5 years of B2C experience and knowledge of SEO and marketing tools. The successful candidate should possess strong communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment. The recruitment process involves a call with the People team and a case study assessment followed by an interview. The role offers a great work environment, career development opportunities, health and life insurance, and the option to work remotely.


Paystack is looking for a Key Accounts Manager to support and grow their customer base in Africa. The role involves building strong relationships with mid-market and enterprise companies, understanding their business needs, and guiding them to leverage Paystack's products effectively. Key responsibilities include upselling, analyzing data, and researching industries to inform recommendations. The successful candidate should have a commercial sense, be a strong communicator, and possess client-facing experience, preferably in the technology sector. This remote role requires a deep understanding of the Paystack product and a genuine desire to help businesses succeed.


SOFTGAMES is seeking a Game Data Analyst to join their Mobile Games Business Intelligence team. The ideal candidate will have strong SQL skills and be able to analyze large datasets to provide insights into player behaviour. The role involves creating visualizations, reporting actionable insights, and collaborating with teams across the company. Previous experience with Free-2-Play mobile games is a plus. The position offers remote work flexibility and competitive benefits. SOFTGAMES values diversity and welcomes all applications.


The annual award by Hostwriter for exceptional collaborative journalism is now accepting entries! To be eligible, the stories must have been written, researched, and published by July 31st, 2023. The Hostwriter Prize offers two categories: the Story Prize and the Pitch Prize.

For the Story Prize, journalists must collaborate and publish their work by July 31st, 2023. It's open to teams of two or more journalists who have utilized Hostwriter during their research or are existing members of Hostwriter. The three winning collaborative stories will receive 1,000 euros each.

The Pitch Prize rewards a team of journalists with a promising story idea that they intend to realize with the support of Hostwriter. Journalism students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. The two winning teams will each receive 1500 euros for their projects. The deadline for applications is August 31, 2023, and the winners will be publicly announced in November 2023.

Click here to learn more about this opportunity.


getAbstract LAB is seeking a tech-savvy Product Designer to join their team. The chosen candidate will report to the CPO of getAbstract corporate+. As a Product Designer, you will have the exciting opportunity to contribute your expertise to a recently launched product and focus on exploring new products within a clearly defined domain.

Apply for this opportunity here


Nigeria's 25under25 awards offer young entrepreneurs various benefits, including stipends, access to finance, 12-month incubation, leadership coaching, and a network of advisors and mentors. The program provides physical and mental workspace, a supportive community, and access to ecosystem stakeholders. The award ceremony celebrates micro and small businesses impacting industries in Nigeria, and eligible founders must be under 27 years old, Nigerian, and their companies should be contributing to social-economic development while adhering to ethical practices and legal registration. Nominate your candidates here

See you with more updates next week!

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