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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

AgroCenta is an agri-fintech company that focuses on delivering financial services such as micro loans, digital payments, savings & pensions for various actors in the agricultural value chain with primary focus on the smallholder farmers.

AgroCenta’s flagship platform, Velociti, builds a digital identity for actors in the agricultural sector, through alternative credit scoring model, which enables financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies etc. leverage on the data to provide financial services.

The Role

This role is a mid-level, management role for someone with at least 7 years of experience in the field. As a Communications Manager, you will create, implement and oversee communications programs, be it internal or external, that effectively describe and promote the organization and its products.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all internal and external communications for a company, ensuring its message is consistent and engaging
  • RFP review and development
  • Marketing budget development and cost tracking
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that build customer loyalty programs, brand awareness, and customer satisfaction
  • Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing materials
  • Lead the marketing and public relations staff

Day-to-day Duties

  • Preparation of presentations and/or speeches geared toward employees
  • Creation and development of:

  • Print and online advertising
  • Email marketing
  • Blog management and content development
  • Corporate videos and marketing collateral
  • Work with different marketing departments to generate new ideas and strategies
  • Press releases, by-lined articles, white papers

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or MA in English, Journalism, Marketing or Communications
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

Preferred Qualifications

  • A confident communicator and presenter
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Superior project management and time management skills
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management
  • An independent thinker
  • Ability to travel up to 30-50%.

Salary & Benefits

Very competitive with fringe benefits

Deadline for application is August 15th, 2022

Apply for this role

Interested applicants should send an email with their CVs to work@agrocenta.com. Subject of the email should be Job Application: Communications Manager