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We are looking for an experienced sales professional with experience in a tech startup or as a software developer to forge partnerships with companies, primarily in Palestine and the MENA region, interested in hiring graduates of the Gaza Sky Geeks Code Academy in Gaza and the West Bank. This role is for a Palestinian based in the West Bank, and would augment the Digital Agency team to build a pipeline of work opportunities for our graduates.
We are looking for an experienced communications and marketing professional – ideally with experience or knowledge of the Palestinian tech sector – to develop the overall GSG communications strategy and brand guidelines and lead the existing GSG communications team. This professional will be responsible for ensuring our communications strategy caters to the multi-faceted nature of GSG’s target audiences and objectives. Palestinians based in the West Bank, Gaza, or Jerusalem are welcome to apply.
Mercy Corps’ Gaza Sky Geeks program recently launched a commercial Digital Agency to connect graduates of GSG coding and freelancing programs with customers for their digital services abroad. During its first phase, the digital agency has successfully engaged with a number of international clients, from VC backed startups and social enterprises based in London, to US health tech companies. The digital agency is now ready to scale and grow both our team in Gaza and the number and size of our international clients.
We are looking for a dynamic and personable team member to lead our in-person and remote mentor recruitment, onboarding, and management processes to support all of GSG’s program verticals. You are someone who is skilled at optimizing logistical processes – everything from initiating permit applications to being the mentor’s main point-of-contact during their week in Gaza to conducting follow-up with them after their visit. You have an analytical approach to understanding the specific needs of our community of developers, freelancers, and entrepreneurs and use these insights to facilitate meaningful matches between mentors and our program participants. You are a self-starter who can see beyond the routine tasks of your job and can independently lead new initiatives to strengthen our mentorship program.
We are looking for a dynamic Community Development Manager, the role is to cultivate the most successful tech community in Gaza by creating the best possible environment for our members and ensuring they take full advantage of the opportunities offered by Gaza Sky Geeks.
The Startup Assistant will support the content and overall execution of the Startup Academy, acting as acontributor to program planning, needs assessment, program design, and implementation as well asparticipants support, logistics support, and reflecting on program development and ways to improve it. In coordination with the Startup Program Manager and other staff, Startup Assistant support and help execute the plan for startup academy cycles, and continuously improve our women support initiatives, program delivery, and our outreach. Startup Assistant will also play a leading role in developing a strategy around Diversity and Inclusion in the startup program and continuously engage the startup Steering Committee in
our plans and activities. This role is for a Palestinian based in Gaza Strip.
We are looking for a Startup Acceleration Coordinator will play a leading role in building the content and overall execution of GSG’s acceleration vertical supporting startups, acting as a contributor to program design, startup coach, and mentor in entrepreneurship, business model development, marketing, and product launching. In coordination with the Director, Acceleration Manager, and other staff, Startup Acceleration Coordinator supports and helps execute the plan for acceleration cycles, and continuously improve our curriculum, program delivery, and our outreach. Startup Acceleration Coordinator will also play a leading role in developing strategy around mentorship and leading recruitment and retention of mentors (especially from the MENA region) across all GSG verticals (Entrepreneurship, Freelancing, Coding). This role is for a Palestinian based in Gaza Strip.