Ademulegun Olowojoba is a Social Entrepreneur who is highly passionate about youth development in Africa.
Since 2008 he has been actively involved in Social Entrepreneurship projects. He has served on the leadership and team of several youth development projects and organizations including: Impact Makers International, Nerilus and Company, Addicio Solutions Company, Made for Excellence project which was supported by the Ondo State Goverment, Global Students Entrepreneurship Awards among other initiative.
His campaign and activities on youth development and unemployment has reached over twenty millions youths across Subsaharan Africa through Radio, TV, and Social Media. He has featured on several youth development and employment programmes on not less than seven radio stations across south western Nigeria.
He has served as a guest facilitator on The Job Show (Nigeria’s largest employment programme on radio and TV) on Africa’s largest TV Network, NTA on several occasions and also featured on youth development programmes on Rave TV and PRTV which reached over 20 million people across Sub saharan Africa.
Prior to his relocation to Lagos in March 2014 he was the host of Champions Dose, on Zuma 88.5 fm, Abuja, a weekly youth development radio programme which is aimed at helping young people reach their full potentials and was listened to across five states in North Central Nigeria including the capital city of Abuja. He has also trained over two thousand youths on Job search, CV Writing and on how to access opportunities leveraging on the internet.
Ade is building a career in Graduate and Student Recruitment as well as in Social Entrepreneurship. He has also led a number of recruitment projects for SMEs and non-profits and organized high profile job fairs in Nigeria.
He currently works as a Recruitment Consultant and also leads the team at opportunitiesforyouths.com, an online community that connects youths globally with emerging opportunities.
Editor and Team Lead
September 2014 - /
Leads and provide strategic direction for the team.
Post information about internships, fellowships, grants, scholarships, contests and other youth related opportunities as they emerge.
I led the team in developing one of the best educational mobile apps, Scholarships Finder, which help youths from all over the world to locate undergraduate and post graduate scholarships, providing the needed support, strategy, resources and direction for the team along the way.
Facilitates programmes for university students and graduates.
Sources for funds and partners.
Recruits new team members.
Serves as programme coordinator for all education and youth related events.
I was directly involved in organizing a successful career and employment fair for Microsoft Nigeria Citizenship team.
I led the team in reaching a major milestone by reaching a strategic partnership with the largest job board in Sub Saharan Africa.
Career/Human Resource Consultant
Career Solutions Africa
June 2014 - /
Writes and post job specifications for client organizations
Source or headhunt for suitable and qualified candidates using suitable means
Create job adverts and advertise them
Acknowledge and respond to candidate applications.
Sort CVs of applicants
Create candidate interview guide
Conducts interview for candidates
Manages key relationships
Negotiate and present job offers.
Writes and edit CVs for jobseekers and career professionals.
Organizes job fairs and Job clubs
Trains job seekers on relevant job hunting skills
Conducts career coaching and diagnosis
Updates and manages social media activities
Writes articles and produces content on career related topics
Carries out sales pitching and business development