Wasoko Communications Associate - Jobs in Kenya

Wasoko Communications Associate - Jobs in Kenya

•Nairobi, KE
•Operational Excellence

About Us
Wasoko is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small merchants to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services previously unavailable to informal businesses. Wasoko aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda use Wasoko's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need quickly and cheaply while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.

Role: Communications Associate
The Communications Associate will join the Corporate Operations team and is responsible for Wasoko’s communications activities. The role is responsible for creating content, conducting market research, and managing corporate events. This position regularly interacts with all levels of the organization and can be called upon to provide advice and communications-related services.

Location: Based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Research, prepare, fact-check, edit, and produce professional media and communications materials for various audiences, including charts, graphs, images, and other visual aids.
  • Draft talking points and key messages to prepare panelists for speaking engagements.
  • Responsible for management of corporate events, functions, and exhibitions
  • Keep track of company-related news published in the media and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Maintain
    up-to-date specialist knowledge on E-commerce, FMCG, and Financial Services in Africa.
  • Engage with stakeholders and partner organizations to create impact stories (photo, audio, and video) for inclusion in the content plan and raise Wasoko’s brand’s visibility.
  • Work with the leadership team to produce blogs, op-eds, and white papers for external publications.
  • Provide required creative, editorial, and operational support for the leadership team.


    The Successful Candidate Will Possess:
  • A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Media, or other related fields is required.
  • At least two years of progressive experience in a communications position.
  • Excellent writer, communicator, and storyteller
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in developing and managing strong and complex relationships across business units as part of a centralized function; and externally with multiple stakeholders
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, networking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Fluency in English required; French and Swahili a plus

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; Wasoko Communications Associate Jobs in Kenya

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