Jumia Business Development Manager-Jumia Advertising Services Jobs in Kenya

Jumia Business Development Manager-Jumia Advertising Services Jobs in Kenya


  • Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform

  • Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

  • Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets.

  • Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

  • With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders.

  • Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa.

  • Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

  • We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!

    What's This Job All About?

  • We are launching Jumia Advertising services in Kenya, to enable agencies & partners to access 4-5M unique visitors per month ( 30% of the active internet population according to Google).

  • The messages will reach highly targeted segments, right at the moment of purchase .

  • To help us build this out, we are hiring a Business Development lead for Jumia Advertising Services Kenya.

  • Someone who knows the media & ad landscape - and can hit the ground running.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Seek out & establish new relationships with advertisers – from vendors (eg Unilever), agencies (eg Scangroup) and institutions (eg Airtel)

  • Educate them on how our services
    work & how to maximise the value of their investments

  • Manage relationships with them over the long term to deliver value, and ensure repeat business

  • Deliver on our Ad Revenue targets (net of commissions, costs, etc)

  • Work closely with the JAS Performance Manager, responsible for the technical execution of JAS campaigns

  • Define & improve processes,standards, templates and best practices both internally and regionally

    Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong network in ad landscape – with agencies, clients etc

  • Critical that you know well who to approach, how to pitch & identify value for customers

  • Excellent business development skills (inc interpersonal and presentation skills)

  • Excited to BUILD a new service at Jumia & disrupt the media landscape of Kenya

  • Passionate about advertising, marketing, data, analytics and technology

  • Understanding of digital marketing KPIs a plus
    Undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical or businessfield

  • Degree preferably in Marketing, Business or Engineering

  • 4+ years with Media or Agency experience
    Action-oriented and result-oriented

  • Works well with full autonomy

  • Strong interpersonal skills: active listening, persuasion & informal influence, teamwork, and integrity

  • Well organized and resistant to stress

  • Excellent eye for detail

    We Offer

    Build - a new business line in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment,surrounded by AAA people

    Grow – we will challenge you, be prepared for unparalleled personal and professional growth

    Disrupt - Disrupt the Media Landscape, and be a leading figure in the Kenyan field

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Jumia Business Development Manager-Jumia Advertising Services Jobs in Kenya

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