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Public Relations Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Global Public Relations Assistant - (Full Time) 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Availability: Immediate
Who We Are:, Africa’s largest Hotel Booking Platform is part of the Africa Internet Group of companies consisting of Jumia, Hellofood, Carmudi, Easy Taxi, Kaymu and Lamudi. 
Africa Internet Group has a team of over 3,500 in 17 African countries. It is led by remarkable individuals offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Rocket Internet, MTN and Millicom.

Are you ambitious and looking to work in a dynamic start-up environment? 

Don’t miss the opportunity to join one of the largest, fastest-growing and most successful international online venture builders.

Jovago is looking for a Global Public Relations Assistant to work within our central team in Africa (Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Senegal…) and Asia (Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh).

The role is to support the PR & Marketing Department in development and delivery of the digital marketing and PR strategy. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support and assist PR activity teams in Africa and Asia
  • Build a strong network of media partners
  • Increase Jovago’s brand awareness
  • Write relevant articles for the media (3 articles per week minimum, including press release &  articles)
  • Create infographics and engaging content with the design team
  • Organize PR events and interviews
  • Report on PR activities – follow-up our PR process, tracking and reporting
  • Proof-read content
Minimum Educational Requirements: Diploma or Degree in communications, journalism or any other relevant fields

Required Experience:
 At least two years previous experience in Public Relations or Journalism

Required Skills & Competencies:
  • Fluency in English
  • A commendable media network
  • Independent and resourceful
  • Strong drive and leadership qualities
  • Impeccable communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Africa and passion for travel, media and tech industry
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to multi-task and meet demanding targets
  • High level of motivation, determination and commitment.
  • Skillful in content creation, as well as copy-writing and proof-reading
The successful candidate will report to the Global Head of Public Relations based in Paris.
How to Apply:
Interested and suitably qualified candidates to submit their application, including a detailed CV, daytime telephone contact, and two professional referees to: before Friday 19th February 2016

Give details of your current salary and the expectation in this position on the body of your Application Letter. 

Specify the position you are applying for as the subject of your application i.e. Application –Global Public Relations Assistant - Jovago

Jovago is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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