Our doors are always open to exceptional talent from across the continent who share our mission of supporting Africa’s next globally successful software entrepreneurs!


Working at MEST

Whether joining us for a 1-year fellowship or becoming part of the core MEST team, we're looking for talent that is passionate about helping our entrepreneurs succeed. We look for passionate individuals with the right blend of startup savvy, business knowledge, tech expertise and understanding of diverse African markets. You'll be joining a talented staff from around the world who continually bring #MESTPower to our Pan-African operations. 

Staff Roles


The recruitment team drives the organisation’s regional search for Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs, as well as for fellows from around the world for our Pan-African training program and incubators.

Current Openings

Marketing and Communications

The Marketing & Communications team plays a vital role in promoting the mission and vision of MEST, and maintaining our brand voice. We support functions across the organisation, from recruitment to business development, while keeping the whole community informed.

Current Openings

Operations and Finance

The MEST Training program and our rapidly spreading Pan-African incubators cater to 60 entrepreneurs, over 50+ members of staff and well over 40+ portfolio companies. The dedicated operations staff design policies, plans resources, and manages day to day tasks to keep all the players and stakeholders coordinated.

Current Openings

Business Development

The business development team aims to leverage MEST Africa's expertise in the market for corporate partners who share our mission. We are always on the lookout for partners that can contribute to the success of MEST, our portfolio companies and our EITs.

Current Openings

Fellow Roles

Training Program Fellow

Deliver MEST curriculum and mentor entrepreneurs-in-training as they begin building scalable tech companies.

Current Openings

Portfolio Fellow

Work with and enable a portfolio of early and growth stage tech companies to thrive and scale effectively.

Current Openings