Jumia Head of Advertising Jobs in Uganda

Jumia Head of Advertising Jobs in Uganda


  • Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa.

  • It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay.

  • The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact.

  • Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners.

  • JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.

  • With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

  • With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, 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 in 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 an individual with strong advertising sales experience within a digital environment to lead this exciting new venture within our business! Aside from the opportunity to work in e-commerce with a diverse, innovative and dynamic team, we can offer you flexible working hours and a fun and fast pace work environment!

    Key Performance Areas

  • Proactively lead client relationships by leveraging traffic and platform capabilities to drive the client’s business and marketing objectives.

  • Collaborate with Key Accounts brands and their partners to develop clear business objectives, high impact digital marketing programs and measurement of those programs.

  • Manage projects across cross-functional teams and with the client to ensure successful delivery of those programs.

  • Present findings and results to Key Accounts Client Executives.

  • Act as a knowledgeable industry leader in online marketing, analytics, and targeting.

  • Improve and share project management processes, standards, templates and best practices both internally and with client teams.

  • Maximize revenue inflow from these client accounts.

  • Attain monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets related to
    your client account portfolio.

  • Actively identify and pursue new advertising client accounts.

  • Conceptualize, verbalize, document, test, propose and present new online revenue generating opportunities in consultation with CMO.

  • Use web analytics tools to analyse site traffic and user demographics in support of online campaign proposals and client presentations.

  • Source, execute, optimise and evaluate all elements of each media campaign. Be the bridge from strategy to execution.

  • Set up all measurement metrics and KPIs for each campaign.

  • Provide key learnings reports quarterly with recommendations for future plans.

  • Collaborate with brand teams to develop required content plans for digital media plans.

  • Understand the media landscape and look for opportunities to impact media plans with new partners and formats that could improve media performance.

    Education, skills, behaviour and knowledge required:

  • An advertising / marketing or related qualification will be advantageous.

  • Interest in delivering and supporting Jumia in a client-facing role.

  • Ability to excel in team environments.

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.

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

  • Minimum of 2+ years with agency experience.

  • Minimum of 4+ years digital advertising sales.

  • Interest in client-side positions and digital marketing initiatives.

  • Must be able to balance a creative and business approach.

  • Must be passionate about online advertising and marketing.

  • The ability to create and maintain good relationships with client accounts.

  • Able to identify and realize revenue opportunities related to online advertising.

  • Ability to live the Jumia values:

  • Delivers customer satisfaction;

  • Leads completely;

  • Embraces and drives change;

  • Goes the extra mile;

  • Is adventurous, open-minded and creative;

  • Creates fun and a positive team spirit.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Jumia Head of Advertising Jobs in Uganda

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