Social Media Manager - Jumia (Full Time)

Who We are

Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.  

Founded in 2012, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience through a wide range of products categories including mobiles & tablets, computers, electronics, home & living, fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery and others.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in. 

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey


In this position, you will be responsible for supporting Jumia with the development, execution and maintenance of social media engagement, monitoring, reporting, and analysis within the Marketing team. This position ensures all social media content and communication is in brand alignment.

In particular you will:

  • Develop the local social media strategy for Jumia Nigeria in alliance with the central strategy and group goals
  • Plan and execute the social media content and activities calendar to engage online followers, drive conversations and turn followers into recurring customers of Jumia Nigeria
  • Lead Social Media executives as well as assign tasks across social media team
  • Coordinate cross functional relationships between commercial team, graphic design team, digital marketing and social media team
  • Analyze and report social media performance for Jumia Nigeria

  • Maintain a constant awareness of social media trends locally as well as internationally and incorporate these trends in Jumia Nigeria's social media content 

Professional Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business required.
  • 3+ years in social media or communication is required
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, social media tools and Google Analytics
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Premiere Pro and Photoshop, but not essential
  • Familiar with social scheduling software such as Hootsuite and Tweetdeck.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Social Media platforms (Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, snapchat, etc.), their audience and how each platform can be most effectively utilized 

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders