Localization Academy

Communications Associate – Africa

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We are looking to hire a dynamic Communications Associate with a passion for learning and a drive for

results. This candidate will be working as part of our client’s team, and from their office.

The Communications Associate will be supporting in content development, and execution of digital

communication activities for Africa region. In addition to support in some internal communications. He /

she will work closely with the Africa Marketing Communications Manager and Africa Communications

Director to support the needs of the business in Africa Market.

The Communications Associate will be primarily focused on content development and execution in

French for the digital comms activities for French speaking countries in Africa region.

The position will be based in Cairo, Egypt and will report to Africa Communications Director.

Responsibilities

• Executing digital comms plans for Africa, with greater focus on French content development – this

includes social and digital media selecting relevant content, following up on agencies, etc.

External communications activities, including media relations, event planning and

execution, supporting with presentations and speeches, crisis comms, agency coordination,

etc.

Internal communications activities, including message development & channel

management as part of the local and regional communications framework, internal

messaging and content for internal events and other employee engagement projects as

well as quarterly business update videos.

Language and Education:

• Minimum a bachelor’s degree in communications, Business, Marketing, or proven experience in

communications

• Fluent French speaker. Strong knowledge of English

Professional Skills and Experience:

• Minimum 1-2 years of relevant communication experience with knowledge of communications

framework, tools, and processes

• Strong proven experience in content development in French

• Internal and External Communications experience

• Thorough experience in working with external agencies on communications planning and execution.

• Experience in localization of centrally developed campaigns to address local needs would be a plus.

• Interest and proven ability to innovate in communication tactics, especially using digital channels.

• Excellent writing, public speaking, and presentation skills

• Proven experience in digital content development (social media and other digital platforms)

experience in digital media buying is a plus.

• Thorough experience in working with Microsoft Office – especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Qualifications

Personal Qualifications:

• The successful candidate should possess strong communication skills and have the ability to put

his / her ideas and plans into action.

• Result-oriented; able to establish clear expectations, objectives, and priorities, set aggressive but

achievable goals and track progress.

• Business-minded with ability to understand the dimensions of business strategy, activities,

performance, and direction and develop communications activities to support.

• Strong team player with an ability to work in diverse teams and across cultures and mobilize others

to contribute to projects.

• Proactive and pragmatic attitude with a strong hands-on, getting-things-done mentality.

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