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PR & Marketing Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Sales, marketing, promotion
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

About us
GoAfrica is a B2B marketplace that enables buyers and suppliers worldwide to trade with buyers and suppliers within Africa. The
GoAfrica strategy provides a compelling value proposition for both buyers and suppliers as it offers deep and easy-to-use platform functionality optimised to work in low bandwidth environments including mobile access. GoAfrica is headquartered in London, with on-the-ground operations across Africa, Asia and Europe.
Are you a highly organized and efficient professional with a keen eye for detail? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment with a company that believes in growing their employees? Are you skilled in PR, offline marketing & events? Go Africa, is looking for a PR Manager to join their Nairobi office.
This challenging position will offer a unique opportunity to join a brand-new start-up with offices through-out the continent. The position is based in Kenya and will report to the Kenya Country Manager, as well as the Global Head of Marketing.
Skills &Qualifications:
· 5-7 years of experience in public relations, media communications, marketing and/or journalism for a global technology or major consumer brand
· Multi-year experience in media relations and communications for an agency or dedicated corporate communications department, or as a journalist.
· Strong network in Kenya
· Fluent in English, other languages (Arabic,French) are a plus.
· Please apply with Resume & cover letter detailing your previous achievements.


Responsibilities

Plan, coordinate and execute corporate & Consumer communication plan, and trade & B2B events, together with Country Manager & Head of Marketing.
· Negotiate with offline advertising agencies, for billboard, press ads, etc.
· Participate in goAfrica Go-to-market strategy (launch event, etc.)
· Establish and plan corporate communications, including trade and event strategy, priorities, tactics and budget allocation.
· May represent goAfrica as an official corporate spokesperson.
· Set direction for, organize, coordinate, and ensure quality control of written materials from internal and external sources including press releases, Q&As/messaging documents, PR plans, fact sheets and reports.
· If needed, coordinate with PR agency partners to execute plans, events and activities such as product launch events, interviews & special media activities.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Sales, marketing, promotion
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Online support; Market research, intelligence; Public Relations; Content management; Search engine marketing (SEM); Press relations; Public, corporate relations; Marketing
Required languages: French (Spoken: basic | Written: basic)Arabic (Spoken: basic | Written: basic), English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

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goAfrica

Import, exportCompany size: 10-20 people

GoAfrica is a B2B marketplace that enables buyers and suppliers worldwide to trade with buyers and suppliers within Africa. The GoAfrica strategy provides a compelling value proposition for both buyers and suppliers as it offers deep and easy-to-use platform functionality optimised to work in low bandwidth environments including mobile access. GoAfrica is headquartered in London, with on-the-ground operations across Africa, Asia and Europe.