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Employment Opportunity- Digital Marketing and Communications Officer

COMPANY: Keeping “U” Simply Intact Consulting

JOB TITLE: Digital Marketing and Communications Officer/Journalist

REPORTS TO: CEO/MD

LOCATION: Accra, Ghana

JOB STATUS/TYPE: Full-time

Job Family: Marketing/Communications/New Media/Journalism

Job Summary:

Keeping “U” Simply Intact (KUSI) Consulting is a U.S. and Ghana based contracting firm with a focus on Marketing, Public Relations (PR), and Human Resources (specifically HR Management, Recruitment, and Training) founded in 2012. We are a consulting and service providing company assisting businesses to gain competitive advantage in their respective industry. In addition, we equip career-minded individuals with the right tools to acquire a position in their field of interest and offer comprehensive training programs and workshops.

threesixtyGh is a social enterprise subsidiary under KUSI Consulting. It is a digital story-telling and content hub: exploring and sharing content from all over Ghana, as well as, a service provider company.

threesixtyGh is currently seeking a Digital Marketing and Communications Officer (DMCO) with a journalism background to spearhead communications for the company, primarily their online community. The ideal candidate will be tasked with the day-to-day administrative and digital support as it relates to marketing, new media and social enterprise. The responsibilities of the DMCO include creating effective social media strategies and campaigns, planning and scheduling accordingly for implementation. He or she is expected to produce and edit content for threesixtyGh.com, liaise, create, edit and produce content for threesixtyGh.com and its affiliated social media platforms. He or she will work hand in hand with the Managing Director and Content Editor/ Content Creator.

The candidate must understand the concept of new media and have a genuine passion for social change, social media, be self-motivated, innovative, friendly, organized, dependable, available, easily accessible, outgoing, and willing to learn and grow, as well as, teach.

Responsibilities:

  • Become knowledgeable about both KUSI Consulting and its subsidiary threesixtyGh.
  • Become knowledgeable about how we publish content on the front end and back end of the threesixtyGh.com.
  • Stay current on industry trends and news as it relates to Ghana and Africa, marketing and communications.
  • Develop effective online marketing strategies for various social media platforms.
  • Develop effective online marketing strategies for our clients.
  • Attend meetings and contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ensure deadlines are met.
  • Perform research and study information and material.
  • Assist in creating a more polished social media and online presence for the company and its clients.
  • Provide feedback as needed and help with inquiries.
  • Assist in the development, marketing and execution of special projects.
  • Manage multiple social media accounts and create strategies to reaching the target demographic while creating brand awareness and building both online and offline presence.
  • Establish and create new platforms relevant to the mission.
  • Occasionally attend events relating to the nature of the position.
  • Brainstorm ways to work more efficiently and effectively with our content creators and provide them opportunities to help them advance in their areas of interest.
  • Track our monthly statistics as it relates to the website and social media platforms.
  • Keep MD informed on new trends, campaigns, and initiatives.
  • Provide monthly statistical reports to MD.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (must be a people person)
  • Have an understanding of social media and the use of various platforms
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the Web, such as the use of keywords, hyperlinks, navigation and the importance of brevity
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Flexible
  • Quick thinker
  • Pay great attention to Detail
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Work well under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with contributors, designers, and webmasters
  • Knowledgeable in MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Internet browser friendly and social media knowledge
  • Ability to handles rejection and criticism
  • Good organizational skills to collate material from multiple sources and produce web content within tight deadlines
  • Excellent planning, presentation, research, and prioritization skills

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

  • Communication
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Relationship Management
  • Ethical Practice
  • Research ability
  • Tech savvy
  • Innovative and creative
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Open-minded
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to work hard and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and think on the spot
  • Problem solver with effective solutions
  • Social media knowledge
  • Knowledgeable in MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Pleasant and professional
  • Great talker (engaging and able to convince)
  • Independent thinker and implementer
  • MUST be easily accessible

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s in Marketing and/or Communications Studies. Journalism background is a plus.

HOURS: HOURS: M-F 9am to 5pm (Flexibility to work from home and in various designated locations). You will be required to meet with the CEO/MD at least 2-3 times per week at a designated location. PLEASE NOTE: We are a start-up and that may require you to work hours outside of your usual M-F 9am-5pm schedule.

MODE OF APPLYING: E-mail CV to jobs@kusiconsulting.com with subject line “Digital Marketing and Communications Officer”

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