sales, advertising & marketing

Marketing Associate

Full Time

Lipa Later Limited is a financial service provider based in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda that offers payment plans for consumers and businesses looking to buy and sell products and services in monthly installments.

About the Role:

As a Marketing Associate at Lipa Later, you’ll be working in our HQ branch in Nairobi, in charge of the planning (with support from Management), and implementation of all marketing strategies, as well as the content lead in Kenya.
The role reports to the Marketing Manager in Kenya.
Responsibilities

Overall

Assisting in planning and full implementation of Marketing strategies (including development of quarterly marketing themes and populating content frameworks)
Development of great content for social media, newsletters, LinkedIn and website, and any other content need that may arise
Liaison with graphic designer for all artwork needs
Coordination of Marketing strategies with relevant internal teams
Management of the social media pages for Kenya
Conducting market research to identify new opportunities within the region
Implementation of PR plans
Assistance in overall reporting and analysis
Overall website management (content, design)
Assistance on implementing outsourced media agency strategies
Assistance in implementation of Influencer strategies
Monitoring competitors’ marketing activities
Content and Digital

Developing content strategies and frameworks aligned with marketing campaigns for social media, newsletters, LinkedIn and website, press releases, and any other content need that may arise
Collaborating with marketing and design teams to plan and develop site content, style and layout
In charge of all social media including LinkedIn keeping content relevant and up to date
Creating and maintaining content calendars, including writing updates and post relevant content
Working hand in hand with advertising agencies
Generating reports for digital marketing activities using data based analytics tools and also presenting this data in an easy to understand format
Advertising and Branding

Working with the designer to produce materials of visual impact and within brand guidelines.
Writing and proofreading creative copy for marketing distributions (social media, fliers, posters, banners etc.)
Involving key stakeholders for products at each stage of the campaign, and reporting results once completed.
Liaising with printers as required and managing the production of marketing materials such as leaflets, flyers, posters and newsletters
Public Relations

Writing articles and press releases
Building and maintain relationships with journalists and influencers.
Dealing with enquiries from the public, the press, and related organizations.
Organizing and attending promotional events such as press conferences, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits.
Staying up to date with PR and industry trends and best practices.

Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Commerce, Marketing, Communication or Business Management from a recognized university
Marketing and Communication experience and knowledge of current best practices and trends
Competencies

Proficient with social media and web analytics.
Hands on experience with MS Office and WordPress
Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics
Excellent command of written and spoken English
An understanding and is up to date with Marketing trends
Strong content development and management skills.
Ability to work in synergy with team members
Adaptable, creative and innovative.
Strong attention to detail
Strong organizational and time-management abilities.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Team oriented and capable of building and maintaining cross departmental relationships.
Good relationship management, presentation skills and networking ability.
Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to working smart, continuous improvement and achievement of goals.

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