Careers Social Media Consultant (Bilingual)

Social Media Consultant (Bilingual)

2+Yrs

Nairobi, Kenya with frequent international travel and possible virtual work arrangement

The successful applicant will have at least 2 years’ relevant experience in social media management. Marketing and platform management with a proven track record of key achievements under this.

2017-04-29

MicroSave is a market leader in providing consulting services to Mobile Network Operators (MNO’s) and Financial Service Providers (FSP’s) globally.  Our clients include leading commercial banks, telecommunication companies, SACCOs, microfinance institutions and multilateral and bi-lateral donors. With increasing demand for our services, MicroSave is currently looking for a creative, talented and experienced individual to join its team in Kenya under the RéseauHelix domain on a consultancy basis to manage its Social Media.
  
Key Functions will include:
  • Establish and develop social media presences on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Viadeo and What’sApp! 
  • Obtain weekly quotas on each channel to help promote training courses and help promote the brand. 
  • Provide weekly analytics including Facebook Edgerank status, likes and traffic. 
  • Develop an editorial calendar for the team to have a cohesive approach for the launch of French courses and other work products.

Qualities & Skills: This position requires a well-organized, self-motivated individual with strong prioritization skills to effectively and efficiently carry out the desired duties and responsibilities.

Other relevant skills include:
  • Bilingual French/English
  • Mother tongue language level in French, both written and spoken.
  • Creative thinking and ability to strategize
  • Knowledge in social media tools and techniques
  • Experience developing and implementing social media strategy and researching trends
  • Professional image and public relations skills
  • Strong communication, presentation, public relations and writing skills
  • Vision for creative marketing initiatives
 
Education:  BS/BA in business, marketing, communications or related field
 
Compensation: A competitive compensation rate shall be negotiated with the right candidate. Please state current and expected payment rate.

Availability:  State availability (notice period) in your application letter. 

Correspondence:Applications and detailed CV to be sent by email to careers@microsave.net, marking the subject as: SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT
 

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Impact

For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

MicroSave In Numbers

  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages