Head PR/Communication At Jumia Nigeria

Job Category: Admin, Ngo, Banking and Finance Jobs In Nigeria
Experience year(s)
Location Nigeria
Jumia is the largest e-commerce mall in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones.Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

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.

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.

We are currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of marketing and entrepreneurship.

Head PR/Communication

Introduction to the role
As Head of PR/Communication, you will take charge of Jumia’s growing brand presence. Ensuring strong and consistent brand awareness all over Nigeria.

Your areas of responsibility include

    Managing and controlling all public relations and communication related topics
    Developing strategies that energize and strongly differentiate the JUMIA brand in the Ecommerce sector in Nigeria, positioning JUMIA as the online shop you can trust
    Building and shaping the feedback communication of customers and social followers
    Creating strong communication strategies to educate the market about ecommerce and the brand in Nigeria
    Building relationships and striking partnerships with journalists, bloggers and opinion leaders
    Driving the daily press and public relations as well as media and communication issues
Qualifications and Requirements

    A degree in a business or marketing related subject (e.g. media, economics or communication science); or equivalent experience
    Significant relevant professional experience in the marketing and/or consulting sector dealing
    Strong understanding of PR, branding and communication
    Proven track record of communicating both sales and corporate topics as well as cultivating brand awareness
    Ability to develop concepts, standards and processes and efficiently implement those in a complex, fast paced setting
    Demonstrated leadership capabilities and excellence in complex business situations
    Proven ability to effectively manage, develop and coach experienced team members
    Excellent analytical and organizational skills, data driven mindset and goal–oriented way of working
    Entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on personality as well as passion for the job
    Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential
    Great team player, strong communicator with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job titles to apply online.

Head PR/Communication


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