Group Communication & Public Relations Manager - Jumia

Recruiter / Employer: Unspecified
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

About the role:

Are you ambitious and looking to work in a dynamic ecommerce 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 Comms associate to work within the company in Kenya. The role is to support the Jumia in development and delivery of the digital Communication strategy. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Build a strong network of media partner
  • Pro-active by pitching media  and organize interviews
  • Increase Jumia’s Brand awareness through media and Social Media​
  • Write articles for the media, including press releases and reports
  • ​Events management
  • Be a spokesperson for the company
  • Brief the team about the wording, Q&A, talking points and prepare a public presentation​
  • Handle the corporate Social Media platforms by creating and sharing relevant content​
  • Support the Group Head Comms team for cross country projects and Group processes​
  • Support on creating PR reports, SM reports
  • Owner of PMO for Group Comms Project​
  • Organise the Comms team work - central processes & files
  • Proof-read content, including but not limited to social media posts, blog articles and press releases for the Comms team
  • Crisis management - support the team with guidelines and actions​

Required and skills qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Skillful in content creation, as well as copy-writing and proof-reading
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the ecommerce industry

We Offer:

  • A unique opportunity in implementing and executing new ideas for a thriving e-commerce business
  • The opportunity to work with professional and dynamic teams in and outside your local country
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation
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