iMasons Director, Africa

Position Description

Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) is a global, nonprofit, professional association of individuals connected and empowered to build a greater digital future for all. We’re looking to recruit an Africa Director responsible for the design and execution of  strategic plans aligned with the social investment and industry priorities of iMasons – with a  focus on Partner and Member development and support in Africa. 

The ideal candidate will not only have experience in the Digital Infrastructure industry with a  good network of established contacts, particularly in Africa, but will be passionate about helping  deliver the iMasons mission: to enhance Education opportunities, champion Inclusion, inspire  Sustainability, and promote Innovation. 

We need someone who is able to establish clear strategies to channel the brain power, energy and experience of our members in order to achieve our shared goals and progress the  iMasons mission.

The position will be full-time, salaried, and work-from-home with frequent travel within the Africa and EMEA region to support industry and Local Chapter events. 

iMasons has a strong diversity and inclusion policy and encourages all interested and qualified  people to apply.

Key Responsibilities

  • Grow the iMasons Partner community in Africa. Manage and nurture relationships with iMasons Partner sponsors in the region.  

  • Establish and support Advisory Councils (a council of high-profile leaders in the digital  infrastructure industry) for Africa

  • Connect with, and support, the iMasons Africa Membership

  • Represent iMasons in Africa (e.g. Spokesperson at Events / Conferences)

  • Develop and support Local Chapters across Africa

  • Develop and support Committees and Member Resource Groups in Africa

  • Prepare content to aggregate and amplify the work of our Partners and Members aligned to iMasons strategic priorities

  • Organize and manage iMasons events in Africa, especially our planned presence at industry events in Africa

  • Interact effectively with existing staff, based mostly in the United States, to plan and support iMasons activities globally

  • Help shape iMasons global strategy for the digital future

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong demonstrable network of executives in the digital infrastructure industry, and beyond. A respected member of the community.  

  • Good people skills – engaging, approachable  

  • Fluent English language proficiency  

  • Ability to travel as necessary  

  • Demonstrate presentation and facilitation skills 

Nice to Have

  • Experience in at least some of iMasons priorities (Inclusion, Education/Workforce Development, Sustainability, Innovation)

  • Technical sales experience  

  • Experience in event management  

  • Active presence and professional network on social media  

This is a full-time salaried position with a bonus. iMasons provides a competitive salary and benefits package.

This position will remain open until filled and we reserve the right to hire at any time.

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