Vacancies at Flutterwave, Tuesday 3, April 2018

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Vacancies at Flutterwave, Tuesday 3, April 2018 – At Flutterwave we need to manufacture an installments innovation organization with a solid African brand – as solid as the best installment organizations on the planet like Mastercard, Paypal, Visa or Alipay.

COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY TEAM LEAD

Our Communications and Community Lead will in collaboration with our executive management team lead the development and execution of our Communications and Community strategy, with a strong focus on thought leadership, brand awareness, lead generation and the marketing conversion funnel on both online and offline channels.

The successful candidate will drive in collaboration with a deeply engaged executive team and multiple agencies an integrated marketing strategy that will include PR, creative and experiential marketing, product marketing, brand management, digital and content marketing and inbound sales operations across our many different products and audiences in different countries across Africa and around the world. We are looking for someone who is willing to get their hands dirty today, learn as much as they possibly can and also nurture a team  of effective communicators to effectively scale our marketing and communications efforts.

You must be
Passionate about building a world class African brand
Driven by data and insights
Able to manage a team
A great communicator
Creative and curious

You must have
Above par executive presentation and communication skills
An eye for design
A deep sense of curiosity about our business, our customers and a passion for helping them grow
A intermediate level understanding of digital marketing, social media and search engine marketing.
Experience working with creative, PR and marketing agencies.
Excellent project planning, management skills and budgeting with exceptional attention to detail and follow up (commitment to timelines, processes and budgets).
The ability to budget and track return on investment for marketing effort
The ability to train, hire and grow a world class marketing and communications team
The charisma and emotional intelligence to build relationships and connect with people
The willingness to work closely with our founders to craft a vision of what the brand should be.
The ability to learn anything quickly

You will
Develop, manage and execute Flutterwave’s marketing strategy, in alignment with business goals.
Work with cross-functional teams to ensure that all marketing and communications assets abide by our guidelines and support our business goals
Lead SEO strategy and execution, including understanding of technical SEO, and site optimization.
Support specific campaigns with landing pages, SEO, SEM, display advertising, content syndication, and reporting.
Provide comprehensive and insightful reporting and updates.
Conduct ongoing competitive research to help inform strategies.
Develop and implement our offline marketing strategy.
Exploring co-marketing opportunities with key customers
Actively build and support a community of strong third party advocates and user communities for Flutterwave across products, countries and customer segments
Keep up to date on latest trends and best practices in marketing and communication.

Bonus oints if you have
3+ years of brand management experience in Africa with a multinational FMCG/Telecoms/Bank/ Agency
Demonstrated experience building an African brand with a huge youth or business following.
B2B marketing relationships and experience in Africa.

You will get
A Macbook
Free lunch
Exciting compensation package with the potential for performance based bonus and stock options
Lots of Pan African and global travel, adventure and amazing training opportunities
The opportunity to work with and learn from smart and experienced professionals who have built amazing products at scale across Africa
Bragging rights when we are successful..
If interested please submit by April 20th, 2018

1.) A cover letter and CV

2.) A presentation on how you go about helping Flutterwave turn marketing into a product offering that delivers business growth for its customers? (Feel free to focus on one Flutterwave product if its easier)

3.) An essay under 500 words on either of the following topics

“What are you building that lasts?”

“Why should I trust you?”

“PR or Advertising?”

“What is the best brand you have managed and why”

EXECUTIVE CO-ORDINATOR TO THE CEO

Our ideal candidate is an experienced executioner who is very resourceful and comfortable working under intense pressure to deliver projects in seemingly impossible situations while remaining flexible, proactive, data driven and efficient. They will report directly to the CEO and co-ordinate with the executive management team to ensure well laid out plans are flawlessly executed.

You must be :
Passionate about our mission to build a world class payments technology to connects Africa to the global economy.
A sponge. Curious and excited about learning about every aspect of the payments business
A flawless planner and executioner driven by data and uncompromising on deadlines.
A great listener, thinker and creative problem solver with the ability to connect the dots and paint a big strategic picture across multiple projects.
Emotionally intelligent and able to work effectively with the existing team and other stakeholders to product results not excuses.
Committed to supporting our executive management team to build a world class operation
Able to uphold a strict level of confidentiality.
Able to exhibit a high level professionalism and respect for internal and external stakeholders

You will be :
Assisting in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings and off-sites, and all staff meetings including information required for operational decisions
Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with customers, clientele and investors.
Arranges corporate travel and meetings by developing itineraries and agendas; booking other transportation; arranging lodging and meeting accommodations
Anticipating the management team needs needs and proactively bringing together appropriate people and resources to support the management team’s agenda
Completing critical aspects of deliverables and special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities; managing time; gaining cooperation of others; monitoring progress; problem solving; making adjustments to plans
Enhance the CEO and company’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value
Representing the CEO by welcoming visitors, arranging company dinners and other corporate functions; answering questions and meeting requests directed to the executive office
Managing external contacts; proactively understanding who they are, who the primary contacts are, and keeping track of periodic communication needed for primary contacts
Ensuring the CEO’s performs day-to-day administrative duties

You will need
Interpersonal Skills: The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills for interacting with clients and working with CEOs and top-level managers. It is important to not only be able to maintain proper confidentiality but also to always behave in a way that suggests personal discretion and integrity
Time Management Skills: The successful candidate needs to not only handle his/her time well but also that of the CEO. That means coordinating the needs and demands of multiple people to create a workable schedule and then often changing that plans on short notice as situations change.
Solid Experience : Minimum of 4 plus years of experience reporting directly to and supporting senior management executives.
Advanced Microsoft Office and Google Suite Tools skills: You should also have the ability to become familiar with company-specific programs and software. It is very important that you are expert with Word, Powerpoint and Excel as well as Google Calendar and Email.
Strong project management skills : You must not only have proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties but also strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities.

You must have:
Exceptional attention to detail and high standards.
Strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills
The ability to work with the rest team to meet tight deadlines
The ability to think, plan and clearly communicate strategic priorities and projects in ways everyone can understand.
Significant experience supporting and managing busy executives.

Bonus points if you :
Are flexible enough to work late nights, weekends and can travel at very short notice
Fluent in English and French
Have proven experience/track record of strategy and project execution from a top tier consulting company
Have an eye for creating and presenting data in powerful visual presentations
Have experience managing investors

You will get
A New Macbook
Free lunch
Exciting compensation package with the potential for performance based bonus and stock options
Lots of Pan African and global travel, adventure and amazing training opportunities
The opportunity to work with and learn from smart and experienced professionals who have built amazing products at scale across Africa
Bragging rights when we are successful..
If interested please submit by April 20th, 2018

1.) A cover letter and CV

2.) A presentation on how you would plan and organize a fictional successful full day conference event for Flutterwave Investors

3.) An essay under 500 words on either of the following topics

“What matters most to you?”

“What is the highest impact project you have managed? How did you measure your impact?”

“How do you think one can effectively achieve work life balance?”

APPLICATION METHOD
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COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY TEAM LEAD
EXECUTIVE CO-ORDINATOR TO THE CEO

DEADLINE: 20 April, 2018

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