Manager, PR/Communications Job at Jumia Nigeria

Job Title: Manager, PR/ Communications
Company: Jumia Nigeria
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA  BA/BSc/HND  
Experience: 3 years
Job Field: Media / Advertising / Branding   Sales / Marketing
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Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e-commerce. Africa Internet Group is Africa’s leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.
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Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Africa Internet Group steps in.
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Job description: – You will be one of the chief story tellers and the face of the # 1 social online marketplace in the emerging markets, including internal communications, customer facing communications and/or press releases. As such, you will be directly responsible for building and sustaining the company’s reputation for quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. In addition, you will act as the first point of contact person for company’s strategic partnerships. 
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Responsibilities: – Develop comprehensive and detailed communications and PR strategies and execute them in a timely and effective manner (Internal and external). – Analyze the effectiveness of these strategies by looking at relevant metrics such as ROI, CAC and CPO as necessary. – Build relationships with local & international media on behalf of the company including both conventional (newspapers, radio, TV) and digital (bloggers, e-channels) media. – Organize and coordinate offline events such as press conferences, exhibitions and conferences. 
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Required Competencies: – Curiosity & passion for digital economy (a must). – Willingness to work in a fast-moving, dynamic company and a high comfort with ambiguity/ fast changing targets. – Strong project management skills and ability to manage several projects simultaneously. – Strong editorial skills with an eye for attention to detail – Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel and Power Point) and Google Office productivity tools. – Proven communicator with excellent written and verbal communications skills 
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Qualification & Experience: – Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Mass Communications or any other field supported by relevant experience. – A Master’s degree is an advantage – A strong interest in digital economy – Professional certification in Marketing or related field is a plus – 3 – 5 years’ experience leading a marketing team



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