Social Media Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Jumia Kenya

Job Description

Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 14 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services.

It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience through a wide range of products categories including mobiles & tablets, computers, electronics, home & living, fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery and others

Job Responsibilities

Oversees all company social media accounts management
Develops engaging, creative, innovative content for regularly scheduled posts, which enlighten audiences and promote brand-focused messages
Coordinates social media messaging with advertising departments, brand managers, and quarterly or seasonal company goals
Manages social media team members, including copywriters and other content creators, by overseeing their work and offering guidance or direction
Audits and analyses social media presences, including digital advertising costs and returns
Analyses social media campaigns with tracking systems to gather visitor data and determine efficacy and areas for social media campaign improvement
Interviews, hires, and trains social media team members
Works with other departments to develop social media timelines coinciding with new product releases, ad campaigns, or other brand messages
Monitors and develops reports on competitor activity within social media spaces


A university graduate with a degree in communication and media or business administration with a specialization in PR, journalism, marketing or a related area of study.
Relevant work experience of Over 3 years in a very dynamic and international work environment, Preferably FMCG, tier 1 retail groups, top banking & consulting companies.
You can successfully build and maintain strong relationships with key journalists and other relevant players.
You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills in English.
Furthermore, you combine thinking outside the box with rigorous execution. We flourish from creative ideas only when they are delivered with precision.

We offer

A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts.
Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world.
An attractive salary package.
An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.