Bolt Regional Press Officer for Africa Jobs in Kenya

Bolt Regional Press Officer for Africa Jobs in Kenya

  • We are looking for a regional press officer, Africa.

  • This person will handle Bolt’s PR in Kenya or Ghana in-house, and manage the agencies representing our Ghanian, Tanzanian and Ugandan markets. The Eastern African and West African markets are a really important region to Bolt - you can look forward to the thrills and spills of our burgeoning ride-hailing, micromobility and food delivery product lines.

  • It’s an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have a big say on how an extremely ambitious, fast-growing company like Bolt is perceived across multiple countries. Let’s build the future of mobility together!

    Your daily adventures will include:

  • Draft and execute a local PR plan, in co-operation with the local operations team and HQ PR team.

  • Keep an eye out for PR opportunities, and proactively act on them.

  • Handle press enquiries professionally and in a timely manner, converting new contacts into close ones.

  • Act as day-to-day contact with existing PR agencies in the region.

  • Work with PR agencies to ensure Bolt remains top of mind.

  • Regularly measure and review performance to ensure output remains high.

  • Train and prepare local spokes people.

  • Co-ordinate consumer PR activities with the marketing team, leveraging PR content in social media and vice versa.

    We are looking for:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a PR agency or in-house comms team for a growth company.

  • Knowledge of the local media landscape, connections in newsrooms and an understanding of what works and what doesn’t on the local market.

  • International experience - you’ve run PR campaigns that have included a number of markets, and you know
    how to adapt messages for different audiences.

  • Crisis communication skills to manage unexpected situations.

  • A strategic mindset coupled with an eye for detail.

  • Outstanding writing skills as well as an understanding of different styles of writing (from press releases to op-eds, from blog posts to spokesperson briefings).

  • Native/native-level written and spoken Swahili, excellent English.

  • A can-do approach to solving problems. Never done that before? Not in your job description? You don’t care, you’ll work it out.

    Why you’ll love it here:

  • Your daily duties will have a meaningful impact on millions of people all over the world.

  • You’ll be surrounded by the most friendly, supportive colleagues you can imagine.

  • As we grow, so will you! Bolt’s fast-paced, challenging environment offers you great opportunities for professional development.

  • You’ll always be kept informed. Our bi-weekly All Hands meetings bring our global teams together, ensuring we’re all up to speed and moving forward as one.

  • Switching off is important! At Bolt, we like to work hard and play hard. Enjoy our fun team events, office snacks, free merch and more!

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bolt Regional Press Officer for Africa Jobs in Kenya

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