Social Media Intern needed at BitPesa in Lagos

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Post by Enter Nations on Apr 14, 2018 at 3:24pm

Social Media Intern
BitPesa is seeking a driven individual with an interest in frontier markets and strong understanding of social media platforms to coordinate and execute our social media marketing strategy. Working under the guidance of the Head of Marketing and Communications, the Social Media Marketing Intern is responsible for the daily management of the organization's online presence and engagement through platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Administration includes content strategy, develop brand awareness, generate inbound traffic, and cultivate leads and sales. This position will require a minimum of 20-40 hours per week and college credits are available where appropriate.

About BitPesaBitPesa is a digital foreign exchange and payment platform that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. BitPesa is a market-maker in every major African currency and opens corridors for business payments and trade between frontier markets and the rest of the world. Founded in 2013, BitPesa was the first blockchain company to be licensed by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority and follows stringent KYC practices.
BitPesa services frontier market businesses and multinationals paying suppliers as far as China and UAE, as well as cryptocurrency traders. Our API also enables international remittance companies to send white-label payments to dozens of bank networks and mobile money operators across Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, and the DRC.
Launched in Nairobi, BitPesa now has offices in Lagos, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, and Dakar. For more information about BitPesa, visit our website, Twitter, or Facebook.

Responsibilities:Manage Social Media marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities including:
• Curate relevant content (images, video and written) to reach the organization's target
• Monitor, listen and respond to users in a "social" way while cultivating leads and sales
• Conduct online advocacy and open stream for cross-promotions.
• Oversee design (ie: Facebook Timeline cover, profile pic, thumbnails, ads, landing pages,
Twitter profile, and blog). • Maintain on-going reports
• Become an advocate for BitPesa in Social Media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate
• Monitor trends in Social Media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy • Identify opportunities in user-generated content surrounding the business

Qualifications:• Interest in building communities and generating awareness on Social Media
• College degree or in pursuit of college degree
• Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of Social Media Platforms, their respective
participants (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
• Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Interest or experience in emerging markets such as Southeast Asia, Africa, or LatAm.
• Goal oriented with the ability to work under fast paced and high pressure environments