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Women Creating Wealth Entrepreneurship Program by Graça Machel Trust 2024

Women Creating Wealth Entrepreneurship Program by Graça Machel Trust 2024 .The Graça Machel Trust, in collaboration with the Finance and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority (FASSET), is pleased to announce the Women Creating Wealth Entrepreneurship Programme for 2024. This initiative aims to empower African women entrepreneurs, fostering their growth from income generation to wealth creation.

Closing date: 16 February 2024

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Addressing the Challenge

While Africa boasts a high percentage of women business owners, a World Bank report titled ‘Profiting from Parity’ highlights the persistent challenge faced by women entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa. They often experience low profits and struggle to scale their businesses into significant wealth-generating entities.

Our Solution | Women Creating Wealth (WCW)

The Women Creating Wealth (WCW) programme, the flagship initiative of the Trust, is specifically designed to enhance the confidence, skills, and networks of women entrepreneurs. The goal is to facilitate the scaling of their businesses and transition from income generation to wealth creation. Already having positively impacted 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Eastern and Southern Africa, the WCW programme addresses the unique needs of women in business.

Eligibility Criteria

Who Should Apply?

  • Women entrepreneurs in South Africa
  • Age: 18 and above
  • Registered business owner with a minimum qualification of a matric certificate
  • Minimum of 2 years in business operation
  • Operational business or a product/service with market potential for growth and impact
  • Annual business turnover between R120,000 – R10 million
  • Business falls within financial services sectors, including accounting, auditing, financial consulting, payment processing, insurance, investment services, regulatory and compliance services, securities and brokerage, financial technology (FinTech), real estate, mortgage services, credit and lending, and other services (agricultural, manufacturing, retail, education, and training)

Programme Delivery

How Will The Programme Be Delivered?

  • Ignite course offered on an online platform (Learner Management System)
  • Self-learning sessions, coaching, and peer-to-peer learning
  • Virtual networking sessions, roundtables, and workshops
  • Face-to-face workshops and networking sessions

Programme Cost

This programme is free of charge. Participants are required to contribute by:

  • Accessing sufficient data/WIFI for online study
  • Respecting time commitments for program events
  • Responding to surveys for program improvement
  • Engaging with fellow participants for mutual support and success

Important dates

ITEM/ACTIVITY DATE TIME
Information session 1 8 February 2024 12 pm – 2 pm SAST
Information session 2 14 February 2024 12 pm – 2 pm SAST
Application deadline 16 February 2024 12 am SAST
Application outcome notification 22 – 23 February 2024 All day
Entrepreneurs’ bootcamp 26 & 27 February 2024 12 pm – 2 pm SAST
Course commencement 4 March 2024 TBC

Why Should You Apply?

  • Structured training with customized coaching, mentoring, advice, and technical assistance
  • Equip yourself with the mindset, tools, skills, resources, and networks for business growth
  • Set audacious goals, find accountability partners, and strengthen personal mastery
  • Access regular entrepreneurship networking events and roundtables
  • Connect with a pool of rated service providers for growth, market access, and finance
  • Become part of a 3-year dynamic movement led by women entrepreneurs committed to wealth creation and community development

Programme Duration

The programme spans 10 months:

  • 4 months of blended learning (4-6 hours per week)
  • 6 months of aftercare (2-3 hours per week)

Upon completion, participants receive:

  • WCW certificate of completion
  • Invitation to join the WCW business community for ongoing support and inspiration

Application Requirements

Documents needed to apply:

  • Certified Identity Document (ID), not older than 3 months
  • Proof of business registration certificate
  • BEE certificate OR an affidavit, not older than 12 months

Conclusion

The Graça Machel Trust’s Women Creating Wealth Entrepreneurship Programme empowers African women entrepreneurs, fostering skills, networks, and wealth creation, promising a transformative journey with lasting impact.

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Internship in Programmatic Advertising

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Internship in Programmatic Advertising

Internship in Programmatic Advertising. The programmatic advertising internship is designed to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the field, equipping you with the technical and professional skills needed to thrive in the industry. By joining our team, you will contribute to the Dentsu network’s success in the realm of programmatic advertising.

Closing date: 21 April 2024

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Job Description

As an intern, you will be immersed in various aspects of programmatic advertising, including campaign implementation, data analysis, tracking and reporting on campaign results, and participating in client calls and events. You will have the opportunity to work closely with industry experts, learning from their insights and gaining invaluable practical experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in day-to-day training sessions
  • Implement and manage campaign activities
  • Review and manage client data to understand campaign performance
  • Track and report on campaign results
  • Generate campaign reports and ensure pacing, QA, and trafficking are executed effectively
  • Seek guidance and ask questions to enhance learning and understanding

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric Certificate
  • South African ID
  • Basic computer skills

Training and Development

The successful candidate will undergo comprehensive training on digital platforms such as Google, Facebook Business Manager, Twitter, TikTok, DV360, Google Marketing Platform, facilitated by our experienced HR team.

Why Work With Us

Joining our team means embarking on a journey to create career-defining work. You will collaborate with inspiring colleagues and engage with a diverse range of clients, cultures, and experiences. We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences, and opportunities to shape your future.

Inclusion and Diversity

At our core, we value diversity and individuality. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability. We encourage our employees to bring their full selves to work, as we believe that is what drives innovation and creativity.

HOW TO APPLY

If you’re ready to kickstart your career in programmatic advertising, we invite you to apply for our internship by submitting your CV and a cover letter detailing why you’re passionate about programmatic advertising and how you can contribute to our team. Applications can be sent to [email address].

Don’t miss this opportunity to unleash your potential in the exciting world of digital marketing! Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey with us.

Conclusion

Our programmatic advertising internship offers a unique chance to gain practical skills and insights into the digital marketing landscape. Join us in Sandton for an enriching experience that will pave the way for a successful career in programmatic advertising. Apply today!

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