Job Vacancy at The Pearl Guide: Social Media and Digital Content Manager

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Social Media and Online Content Manager

Positions: 1
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Qualification: A degree from a recognized University.
Experience: 2 years in the Social Media and Content Management
Contract: Two (2) Years Renewable
Reports to: Business Development Manager and PR Team

Job Purpose:
The Social Media & Content Manager will work closely with Social Media, Public Relations, Content Development and other Marketing teams to define and execute the day-to-day social content and operational activities across select The Pearl Guide’s social accounts and platforms under the handle @ThePearlGuideUg and

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and managing content for The Pearl Guide’s social accounts, including writing and posting editorial content and graphics, and liaising with PR teams regularly
  • Ensure that social media policies are adhered to, are well socialized across the company and remain in compliance
  • Assist with monitoring the organization’s reputation online
  • Consult on creative communications development to drive optimal participation in daily content streams and strategic engagement initiatives

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, including the proven ability to handle multiple complex projects simultaneously and against deadline
  • Superior communication skills, including writing, editing and verbal capabilities
  • Superior knowledge of the WordPress Content Platform
  • Significant hands-on experience building and executing social media strategies to achieve business objectives
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin (earned, owned, and paid) and other social media platforms for marketing use
  • Experience with social listening, measurement and analytics (e.g. Hoostuite Radian6, Google Analytics and others)
  • Experience with email marketing
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with community management best practices
  • A meaningful knowledge of the media industry and digital marketing
  • Pragmatic sense of business acumen, problem solving abilities, creativity, and sense of “getting things done”
  • Superior Graphic Design Skill Set with proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite


How to apply:

Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should send their applications and CV with addresses of three(3) referees plus telephone contact to:

Email: entitled “Social Media & Content Manager Vacancy”.

Closing date for submission is 4:30pm on, Friday 29th August 2014

NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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