Founder’s Associate at Carry1st

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Remote
  • Remote

Website Carry1st

Founder’s Associate


Carry1st is the leading publisher of social games and interactive content in Africa. We work with studios across the globe – from Addis Ababa to Sofia to New York City – to level up their games and scale them in dynamic, new markets. To serve our customers in Africa, we’ve built out a proprietary payments and ecommerce experience which gives our users the ability to pay for digital content, even when they don’t have a credit card.

Now we’re looking to scale multiple titles to hundreds of millions of users across the globe. We are looking for a Founder’s Associate to serve as the right-hand to the Founder/CEO of Carry1st, Cordel Robbin-Coker. You will work with the company’s leadership team, investors, and key partners – as well as flex across different functions on strategic projects.

In your first two months at Carry1st, you will…

  • Negotiate and execute multimillion dollar deals with game developers and distribution partners
  • Recruit top global talent across product, engineering, marketing, and operations
  • Engage current and prospective investors, prepare the company for the Series B


What makes you a great candidate?

  • A self-starter with the ability to execute on projects with little oversight and prioritize effectively
  • Excellent executive level communication and storytelling skills (powerpoint, email, verbal)
  • Strong analytical skills, confidence creating models and scrutinizing data using Excel, SQL, R, Tableau
  • Interest in consumer technology, emerging markets / Africa, mobile games
  • Exceptional knowledge of how to google things


What will we offer you?

  • A unique opportunity to operate at the highest levels of business strategy and operations
  • Ability to lead on high stakes projects across fundraising, product development, and partnerships
  • Training and support to transition into a senior leadership at Carry1st or beyond
  • Equity ownership

Carry1st is a remote-friendly company. We will either support your relocation to join our team in Cape Town (an emerging tech hub with an amazing quality of life) or you can work remotely. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

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Founder’s Associate at Carry1st


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