Digital and Online Media Manager Job Placements – Airtel Uganda

Job Title:  Digital and Online Media Manager

Organisation:  Airtel Uganda

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reporting to: Head Brand, Insights & Communication


About US:

Airtel was launched in Uganda in 1995 and is Uganda’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunication sector such as: Pre-paid plans, Post-paid plans, International roaming, Dedicated customer care, One rate to all networks, Fax and Data, Call forwarding, Per second billing,


Freedom Forever and Mobile Top up.  Airtel Uganda Limited is the country’s fastest growing telecom company, and a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel


Limited – a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 16 countries across Asia and Africa.


Job Summary:  Primarily leading, developing, implementing, tracking and optimizing Airtel Uganda’s positioning by leveraging digital channels and assets to ensure best in class Digital communication execution, digital innovations to drive customer engagement on Social devotion and customer loyalty through a superior online customer experience. Secondarily, to spearhead product development through strategic alliances to drive Airtel’s portfolio at optimized costs.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure implementation of Airtel integrated digital marketing strategy and best practice guidelines
  • Local OpCo implementation of digital marketing campaigns including updates to website, social media engagement, paid digital media, emails, etc.
  • Stay up-to-date on all Digital Marketing development and drive innovation within the OPCO
  • Manage digital agency partners to ensure level of expected service is delivered along with coordination with IT and various stakeholders internally and externally
  • Engage the developer groups and innovative companies/alliances to drive Internet and digital growth
  • Ensure that all the departments/verticals are fully aligned on digital and innovative executions to support the business.
  • Report on all digital marketing activities which are published on a weekly and monthly basis, and per campaign

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with preferred bias in IT, Marketing, Digital, ICT or related fields
  • At least 3-5 years of work experience with at least 2 years’ experience in digital marketing space
  • Experience in both digital production and digital media buying.
  • Must be able to manage cross functional groups.
  • Experience in product development and up to date knowledge of the internet.
  • Digital marketing space knowledge and expertise
  • Motivated, flexible and decisive with ability to convince and align groups with divergent views
  • Customer focused
  • Business awareness
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Technology literate
  • Networking and inter-personal skills


How to Apply:

All Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications to the email address below. Please attach your CV, academic qualifications and day phone contact.


Send Email to: and clearly indicate the email subject as “Digital and Online Media Manager”

  • Attach copies of all academic documents.
  • Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 14th July 2021


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