Career Openings at She Leads Africa June 2019

 

Jobs  Vacancy : Career Employments at She Leads Africa June 2019

 

Job Description : Work opportunities at She Leads Africa June 2019

 

She Leads Africa is a premium digital media company for the modern, millennial African woman. With features in the Financial Times, BBC, CNN, Forbes and CNBC Africa, we create digital content and offline events to help young African women build amazing careers and businesses, serve as community leaders and influencers, and eventually take over the world.

We’re looking for some exceptional people to join us as we build She Leads Africa into a world-class company. If you’re looking for an opportunity to challenge yourself in a fast-paced startup environment and drive real impact on the continent, you’re in the right place – show us what you’ve got!

Job Title : VP Finance

Job Type:Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND

Location: Lagos

Job Field :Finance / Accounting / Audit

The VP Sales & Partnerships will be responsible developing relationships with brands for both our online and offline products. This role is open to candidates in Johannesburg ONLY.

Responsibilities:

Position She Leads Africa as the top media platform for brands and agencies looking to reach young professional African women

Establish and deliver monthly and quarterly revenue targets for digital marketing campaigns and event sponsorship

Deeply understand the products and services of the company and be able to articulate their benefits effectively

Research brands, agencies, public relations companies and management teams and generate leads for outreach via phone call or meetings

Attend networking events and industry conferences to develop relationships with marketing decision makers

Understand the budget cycle and decision makers at relevant brands and create a database for future engagement

Manage the sales process and develop ways to improve the conversion rate

Create compelling marketing materials and proposals

We’re looking for someone who:

Has the ability to live and work in Johannesburg, South Africa

Previous experience working with large brands, particularly those focused on millennial women

Has ample experience with researching, identifying, contacting and partnering with top brands and businesses.

Has ample experience with Customer Relationship Management tools

Has great communication and customer service skills

Has fabulous negotiation skills

Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team

Has a can do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them

Is passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world class institution

Has high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late

Is comfortable taking and giving feedback

Has a good sense of humour – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained

Is comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along.

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Job Title :VP Growth

Job Type:Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND

Location :Lagos

Job Field: Media / Advertising / Branding

The VP Growth will be responsible for making sure that we rapidly grow our community. With the target of reaching 2mn African women (up from 600k now) by 2020.

Responsibilities:

 

Bring traditional and creative ideas how to grow our community across social and newsletter

 

A/B test those ideas

 

Analyze the data and users’ feedback

 

Exchange ideas/data/feedback with other departments (Product, marketing, top management) in order to present results and make the product more user-centric

 

Understand conversion rate optimization (CRO) principles and hacks and being able to apply CRO hacks to any businesses.

 

Working on a lean startup process.

 

Work with the AARRR Sales Metrics Diagram (Acquisition – Activation – Retention – Referral – Revenue)

 

Prioritize growth channels

 

Scale and automate the growth processes

 

Knowledgeable about referral marketing and being able to create viral growth.

Requirements:

Be data-driven and kind of a data-geek: clear understanding of data, analytics, metrics and statistics.

Be social and understanding users’ behavior. Having great customer relations skills and being focus on customer experience

Willing to learn.

Have a startup mindset.

Experience in A/B Testing and Data Analytics

Editing and copywriting skills

Not be scared of pivoting

Knowledge about both inbound and outbound marketing

Some programming knowledge preferred

Be performance and results-oriented

Be curious and creative

Be relentless in pursuit of growth

Have experience with growth hackings tools such as Optimizely for A/B Testing, MailChimp for email marketing campaigns, HubSpot for CRM, sales and marketing purposes, Zapier to automate workflowsIntellectual curiosity and an interest in learning new skills

Commitment:

Full time positio

Hours of work

50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.

There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
dictates.

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Job Title : VP Content

Job Type:Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND

Location :Lagos

Job Field :Media / Advertising / Branding

The VP Content is responsible for managing the entire content platform for SLA (Website, Newsletter, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)

Responsibilities:

 

Manage all content associates (~4-5) by reviewing their workflow processes and all content before they get published

 

Develop monthly targets for all content associates and conduct quarterly performance review

 

Develop new content ideas for the website and social media including multimedia and

downloadable options

 

Build the SLA brand as a platform that allows others to create and show their brands

 

Track and monitor weekly visitor analytics and ensure monthly growth on all platforms

 

Be responsible for all digital programming on social media including twitter chats, webinars,

facebook q&a’s, Instagram takeovers, etc

 

Understand our audience and continue to refine the content delivered to them

Requirements:

Previous experience managing a content team

Excellent writing skills

Passion for creating multimedia content to help women live their best lives

Basic video editing/ graphic creation skills

Strong understanding of the SLA brand and how its created through our content

Ability to manage a team

Comfort using data to influence content creation ideas

Commitment:

Full time position

Hours of work:

50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.

There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
dictates.

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Job Title : UI/UX Designer

Job Type:Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2 – 3 years

Location :Lagos

Job Field :ICT / Computer

The UI/UX designer will be responsible for delivering the best user experience across our digital properties.

Responsibilities:

Plan and implement new designs

Optimize existing user interface design in line with improving our KPIs

Test for intuitively and experience

Communicate with clients

Conduct an ongoing user research

Requirements:

3 years of experience as an UI-UX Designer or similar role

UI design portfolio

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to discuss and explain design option

Detail oriented

Critical thinker

Problem solver and customer-centered

Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver

2-3 years of experience with HTML5 & CSS3

Commitment:

Full time position

Hours of work:

50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.

There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
dictates.

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Job Title : Masterclass producer

Job Type:Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND

Location :Lagos

Job Field: Media / Advertising / Branding

The Masterclass Producer will be responsible for growing and overseeing the digital Motherland Mogul Masterclasses program (see here).

Responsibilities:

Take full ownership of the SLA Masterclass program – make it your baby!

Research, develop and suggest new Masterclass topics based on data and feedback from our community

Identify instructors for the various masterclasses (SLA team members, senior business leaders). Producer will be required to be the instructor for at least 4 masterclasses)

Manage/oversee program logistics (identifying instructors, sending out calendar invites, test videos etc)

Create aesthetic and functional Masterclass “workbooks” for participants to use during instruction, based on the curriculum sent by instructors

Develop and implement marketing strategy for how to scale/grow program sign ups

We’re looking for someone who:

Has the ability to live and work in either Lagos, Nigeria or Cape Town, South Africa

Has previous experience teaching or creating training courses

Has broad business experience or has worked across multiple functions in a business

Has the ability to explain complex things in a simple, open manner

Has a clear idea about the types of lessons young women in Africa need to

Has ample project management skills, and is not afraid to take ownership of a new program and help it grow

At SLA our culture is best for people who

Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team

Have a can do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them

Are passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world class institution

Have high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late

Are comfortable taking and giving feedback

Have a good sense of humour – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained

Are comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along

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Job Title : Finance/payments associate

Job TypeFull Time

QualificationBA/BSc/HND

Location Lagos

Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit

The Finance/payments associate is responsible for ensuring that we’re able to get paid.

Responsibilities:

 

Researching and identifying payment platforms and methods for various countries across Africa for both our events (ticket sales) and digital content (masterclasses)

 

Making recommendation of the best payments to use

 

Sending invoices and receipts for our larger clients

Requirements:

Excellent research skills

Interest in fintech esp. payments

Interest in creating amazing customer experiences

Excellent project management skills

Proactive thinker

Commitment:

Full time position

Hours of work:

50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.

There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
dictates.

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Job Title : Video Producer

Job Type:Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND

Location :Lagos

Job Field :Media / Advertising / Branding

The Video Producer/Manager will be responsible for creating video content across SLA’s platform as well as for our brand clients like Shea’s Moisture, Facebook and Mistubishi.

Responsibilities:

 

Come up with creative short video concepts in line with SLAs content mandate (i.e. must have some connection to women’s career and business)

 

Create at least 3-6 videos per week

 

Analyze users’ feedback to improve content ideas

 

Work with the sales team to create video content for brand partners

Requirements:

Great sense of humour

Ability to work independently and under close direction

Passion for the internet and creating digital video content

Experience using Adobe Premiere Pro and entire CC suite

Able to come up with creative ideas for video content

Extremely knowledgeable about at least one social platform such as: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat

Meticulous, technical, organized, and creative at the same time

Experienced in a deadline-driven environment and internet video

Experience behind a camera and knowledge of lighting and sound

Commitment:

Full time position

Hours of work:

50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.

There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
dictates.

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Job Title : Internship Program

Job Type:Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND

Location :Lagos

Job Field: Graduate Jobs   Internships / Volunteering   Media / Advertising / Branding   Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development

About our Internship Programs:

Interning with She Leads Africa will give you the opportunity to challenge yourself in a high-intensity, fast-growing and globally recognized start-up, and learn vital professional skills under experienced managers.

While our internship positions are unpaid, they provide an opportunity for young professionals to gain valuable work experience, explore a new career path and develop new skills. You will be given responsibilities from day one and you will be expected to make real contributions to whatever department you choose to intern with.

Departments you can intern with:

Marketing – Help us grow our community and reach

Sales and Partnerships – Help connect us to the hottest brands

Programs – Help plan events and programs for women across Africa

Content – Help create relatable content for an audience of over 400k women

Location Requirement: Anywhere in the world as long as you have a strong WiFi connection and are ready to work! (Bonus points for WAT or CAT time zones)

General Requirements:

Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team. We don’t have time to be chasing you around to do your work

Has a can do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them.

Is passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world class institution

Has high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late

Is comfortable taking and giving feedback. We ain’t got no time for defensiveness. Plus we want to work with people who’ll make us better at our jobs; people who’ll force us to move a level up.

Has a good sense of humour – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained

Is a team player. Leave your ego at the door.

Understands that giving up is NOT an option

Is curious and eager to learn. We encourage you to use all your resources before asking your manager for the answer (Google is our BFF)

Is comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along

Understands the importance of bringing an analytical mindset to business problems

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

VP Finance

VP Growth

VP Content

UI/UX Designer

Masterclass producer

Finance/payments associate

Video Producer

Internship Program