Fresher Marketing & Social Media Officer Job Opportunities – Latitude Craft Chocolate

 

Job Title:    Marketing & Social Media
Officer (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Latitude
Craft Chocolate

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Latitude Craft
Chocolate is a rapidly growing social enterprise in Uganda sourcing specialty
cocoa-producing award-winning bean to bar chocolate at the origin. Working with
over 1,000 certified organic smallholder farmers, our mission is to sustainably
increase incomes and reduce risk for our suppliers while positively impacting
the community and environment around us. Latitude is the leading supplier of
specialty cocoa and the premier bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer in Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Marketing & Social Media Officer is a
full-time, in-country position implementing marketing, advertising, and social
media strategies to lead the expansion of distribution for Latitude Chocolate.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
and create social media marketing content and advertisements

·       
Monitor
social media accounts and manage customer engagement on Instagram and Facebook

·       
Contribute
to customer acquisition and customer care strategy

·       
Coordinate
advertising and promotion activities (markets, events, partnerships, influencer
collaborations, tastings, etc.)

·       
Contribute
to the development of marketing, branding, and packaging and distribution
strategies

·       
Organize
and execute events and factory tours and tastings

·       
Participate
in product development and ongoing market research

·       
In
addition to these responsibilities, all employees are encouraged to propose
programs, strategies, or experiments which they feel offer a promising avenue
for improvements to the company or livelihoods of the farmers.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Bachelor’s
and/or Master’s degree from reputable university in related field

·       
Prior
experience in sales and distribution of food products

·       
Experience
in marketing, promotion and social media

·       
Knowledge
of or previous experience in hospitality, FCMG, and/or specialty food product
distribution

·       
Impeccable
organization and communication skills

·       
Graphic
design experience and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and other
creative software

·       
Fluent
spoken and written English, fluency in Luganda desired

·       
Outgoing
personality with an interest in quality products made in Africa

·       
Ability
and willingness to learn on the job

·       
Positive
attitude and sense of humor

 

Benefits & Compensation:

·       
Competitive
monthly salary

·       
Communications
allowance

·       
21 days
of annual leave plus public holidays

·       
Coverage
of all work-related travel

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates, please submit a CV, cover letter, and
references to jobs@latitudetrade.co.

 

Please note, this
position is open to East African residents only.

 

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