Job Summary

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Communications and PR Manager responsible for coordinating and managing PR activities, building media relations, establishing partnerships, and organizing events.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Start date: Immediate


The Role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Communications and PR Manager responsible for coordinating and managing PR activities, building media relations, establishing partnerships, and organizing events. 


Who we are

At the click of a button, our client provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, our client is providing value to consumers, our drivers, and passengers, with additional financial services, payments, and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Based in Uganda, Kenya, and Nigeria, we are a venture-funded company (Series B) that has a huge impact on millions of people in East and West Africa.


Responsibilities


  • Develop communications and media plan including strategy, goals, and budgets

  • Coordinate and manage public relations activities, media inquiries, and interview requests

  • Create content for press releases, byline articles, newsletters, medium, company blog, and keynote presentations

  • Monitor, analyze, and communicate PR results 

  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising

  • Plan and manage events

  • Build and maintain relationships with thought leaders 

  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and propose recommendations regarding communication strategy



You Should Have

  • 5+ years of experience as communication or PR manager

  • A track record of developing and delivering communication strategies 

  • Experience in working closely with journalists and responding to media requests

  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills with a passion for action and a get things done attitude.

  • Live the company values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag

  • Team player with strong communication and presentation skills

  • A never-ending desire to grow and learn



Benefits

  • Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth and impact

  • Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in Africa

  • Competitive salary

  • Free company transport & Free lunch every day

 

Values

  • Community – we started as a small community of Boda drivers, and we never forget this. We share lunch, and we care about our community of staff, drivers, entrepreneurs, and customers. 

  • Innovation – we challenge the status quo and believe that positive change is possible. We bring solutions that constantly require us to think out of the box.

  • Transparency – We are open-minded in what we do. We have candor and share our experiences openly without fear of judgment. We love feedback on our product and our own personal performance so that we can improve every day. 

  • Safety – if we don’t care about safety ourselves, then how can we change our industry for the better?

  • Trust – we expect customers to trust our drivers and entrepreneurs, so we need to trust one and another in everything we do.

  • Integrity - We hold ourselves to the highest standard and we are accountable for our actions. We deliver what we say we will deliver.

  • Collective Commitment - teams and entrepreneurs are allowed to disagree while a decision is being made; however, everybody must commit to it once a decision has been made. “I agree and I commit, I disagree, and I commit”.


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