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Marketing Storyteller Needed at Klasha


Klasha is a technology company that builds cross-border commerce solutions for African consumers and international businesses wanting to sell into Africa. Our mission is to make consumer goods and services online more accessible to customers across Africa. We’ve built the KlashaCheckout which allows African consumers to transact online cross-border in local African currencies alongside an entire toolkit of software products including; KlashaWire, KlashaCargo, Payment Links and the Klasha App.
Our vision is for African consumers to have the same frictionless access to the goods they want, regardless of their geographic location by transacting using African currencies and money methods.
Klasha is currently live in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya and Zambia. Klasha is backed by leading venture investors including; Greycroft (investors in Braintree and Venmo), Seedcamp (investors in Revolut), Techstars (investors in Remitly) and Plug and Play (investors in Paypal, Honey and Dropbox).
About the role
Klasha is in search of a qualified marketing storyteller who will be responsible for writing and editing copies across digital channels, videos, proposals, social networks, blogs, banners and emails, the role requires a deep understanding and thoughtful application of digital content & communication strategy. We are looking for energetic, passionate, and confident candidates who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins.
The marketing storyteller will assist with various functions of the other team members and provide support to our sales department, with a strong focus on creating and shaping branded assets, content and marketing communications messaging for a variety of client accounts.
What you will be doing:

  • Develop content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Generate creative storytelling ideas leading execution of these ideas
  • Ability to create copy that stands out from the crowd
  • Research plan and write content on deadline
  • Create engaging blog and social media content
  • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Work well with designers, media planners and marketing specialists to create copy
  • Experienced in working with other teams of creative thinkers, digital marketers and editors
  • Monitor analytics with social media team to identify viable ideas

You should apply if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or public relations
  • Minimum 2-3 years in a copywriting position at an agency or other corporate environment Familiarity with SEO-driven keyword research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Key Competencies:

  • Experience in content creation, copywriting, editing, marketing, public relations
  • Strong marketing mind with the ability to communicate value to the intended audience
  • Maintain an understanding of emerging digital trends
  • An understanding of current Digital Marketing concepts, strategy and best practices
  • Deep understanding of story fundamentals (effective character, trajectory, hook, authenticity/details and call-to-action)
  • Deep working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Google+
  • Fluent knowledge of English language

Our people are the heart of the business, so we prioritize welfare and offer a wide range of competitive benefits including but not limited to:

  • All the latest technology you need to do your role
  • Private health insurance
  • Calm membership
  • Free lunch in the office
  • Budget for French language classes
  • One-time home office set-up allowance
  • Hybrid; remote + office hours and flexible working conditions
  • Access to Klasha Sessions development training courses
  • Diesel and fuel allowance for remote working
  • Work-from-anywhere weeks; Work from anywhere for three weeks in a year
  • Paid birthday day off
  • Team building events
  • Bank holidays swap
  • Access to mental health wellness services
  • Paid parental leave

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