Public Relations Manager

  • Jumia
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Oct 15, 2019
Full Time Marketing

Job Description

Public Relations Manager - Jumia (Full Time)

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connectssellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment anddelivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, whichfacilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selectedmarkets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range ofphysical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty productsand also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, 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 sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation

We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journe

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Planning,developing and implementing PR strategies
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Managingenquiries from media, individuals and other organisations
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Researching,writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Planningpublicity strategies and campaigns
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Organisingevents including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and presstours
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Managingand sharing content with users on social media sites such as Twitter andFacebook
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Managingthe PR aspect of a potential crisis situation
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Creatingand managing brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos,photographs, etc
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Analysingmedia coverage
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Distributinginformation about new promotional opportunities and current PR campaignsprogress
  • margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:107%'> Speakingpublicly at interviews, press conferences and presentation

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Good First Degree froma recognised university
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> MBA/Master's from topbusiness or recognized university
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> 5+ years professionalexperience in PR management
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Must be a confident communicatorand presenter
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Must possess excellentverbal and written communication skills
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Must possess excellentorganizational and planning skills
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Have a fullunderstanding of media needs and media relationships
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Must be a confidentcommunicator and presenter
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Must possess excellentverbal and written communication skills
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Must possess excellentorganizational and planning skills
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> Have a fullunderstanding of media needs and media relationships

WeOffer:

  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> A unique experience inan entrepreneurial, yet structured environment;
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> The opportunity tobecome part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world;
  • margin-left:.25in;line-height:107%'> An unparalleledpersonal and professional growth given the challenges that we propose you totake.