Several Mango Fund Opportunities – Summer Investment Fellows

Organization: Mango Fund
 Kampala, Uganda
Mango Fund:
Established in May 2011, the Mango Fund functions as
a non-profit impact investment fund or a venture philanthropy fund. The fund
aims to support the economic development of East Africa by promoting the growth
of small and medium sized businesses that leverage technology to perform value
addition in their base country.
Mango Fund Summer Investment Fellowship offers
qualified individuals the rare opportunity to shape and maximize the impact
potential of the fund. Summer Investment Fellows will actively participate in
the following activities as Mango Fund serves its markets.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Investment
    Summer Investment Fellows will participate in
    a variety of tasks associated with lead sourcing, due diligence, contract
    development, and consulting services. Summer Investment Fellows will
    participate in and support the Fund’s efforts at every step of client
  • Consulting
    Mango Fund’s mission is to come alongside
    entrepreneurs to help them grow their businesses. At each stage of our
    engagement with entrepreneurs, we seek to provide consulting on technical
    and business strategies. These consulting services continue, if not increase,
    once an investment is made.
  • Operations: As a start-up, it is expected that all members, including interns,
    assist in a variety of operating activities (legal, marketing, accounting,
    administrative, etc.) towards the development of the organization.
Skills and Experience:  
The Mango Fund is seeking exceptional professionals or students who share
the following skills and characteristics:
  • Graduation from undergraduate
    studies including demonstration of solid performance (include GPA and test
    scores, if applicable)
  • Two to five years of strong
    work experience in a demanding professional environment or successful
    entrepreneurial experience. Candidates from a variety of backgrounds are
    welcome to apply. Some specific backgrounds of interest are: management
    consulting, finance, accounting, and entrepreneurship.
  • Leadership
    and initiative
    : Ability to identify problems, come up with
    solutions, and execute those solutions independent of significant
    direction from their supervisor
  • Eagerness to be a part of a
    groundbreaking start-up. Start-ups are unique in their ability to provide
    a seemingly endless amount of work. Candidates should be eager to wear
    many hats and put in significant hours to help build the organization and
    spread its influence. Also, candidates should be very self-motivated, able
    to manage their own agenda to accomplish varying responsibilities.
  • A willingness to commit to
    living in East Africa for the entirety of the 12-week Fellowship. This
    position has the potential to develop into a long-term, career-track role.
    The ideal candidate will have at least one year demonstrated experience
    working in the developing world, although this is not a strict
  • Language: English required
to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send their
application as a single PDF document to including
cover letter, CV, and a work sample. Please title the PDF document “Application
– Summer Investment Fellow – [Last name of applicant].”
NB: Applications will be reviewed and interviews
extended on a rolling basis.
28th February 2015

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