Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia’s ecosystem.
With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people’s lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.
With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating a sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.
Are you ambitious and looking to work in a dynamic E-commerce environment? Don’t miss the opportunity to join one of the largest, fastest-growing and most successful international online companies. Jumia is looking for a Public Relations & Communication Manager to work within the company in Kampala. The role is to support Jumia Uganda in the development and delivery of the digital Communication strategy.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Build a strong network of media partners –
Be pro-active by pitching media and organize interviews with Jumia stories
Increase Jumia’s Brand awareness through media and social media
Write articles for the media, including press releases and reports.
Organize Press Conference or any PR events
Be a spokesperson for the company
Brief the team about the wording, Q&A, talking points and prepare a public presentation
Handle the corporate SM in collaboration with SM team (Marketing) and HR (LinkedIn)
Prepare Comms videos and pictures for the corporate SM (Twitter Group, Twitter Uganda and LinkedIn Uganda)
Report on PR activities – Following PR processes / reporting.
Support the Group Comms team for cross country projects
Support the deployment of innovative marketing operations: increase traffic and conversion on the website
Proof-read content, including but not limited to social media posts, blog articles and press releases.
Administration of press and social competitions, to include organizing prizes and contacting winners.
Create Public Affairs to interact with regulators, International Institutions and others relevant stakeholders.
Internal Communications in collaboration with HR
Previous experience in Comms, Journalism or Public relations
Complete fluency in both spoken and written English.
Education to degree level or equivalent in PR, Communication or Journalism.
Must have a commendable Media network and relations.
Independent and resourceful.
Strong drive and leadership.
Exceptional organizational skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
Ability to work independently and within a team.
Ability to meet demanding targets.
High level of motivation, determination and commitment.
Skilful in content creation, as well as copy-writing and proof-reading
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the e-commerce industry
A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
A unique opportunity of having a strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders
How To Apply for Jumia Uganda Jobs 2021
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