Pulse Nigeria Jobs in Nigeria [3 new vacancies]

Latest Pulse NG Nigeria Vacancies and Recruitment May, 2022.

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.

We are the platform leading in reach – with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We’re also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.

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 Pulse NG Nigeria Recruitment

May, 2022. Senior Digital Sales Strategist

Job Title: Senior Digital Sales Strategist

Locations: Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal

Position Summary

  • We are looking for Senior Digital Strategists to join our teams in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal who will drive revenue growth for Pulse by developing and pitching winning creative digital strategies for clients to solve their business challenges and aid them in achieving their marketing goals and objectives. 
  • Our Senior Digital Strategists drive commercial opportunities among top brands across Africa and beyond by prospecting, nurturing leads and networking with customers and client-side decision-makers to close deals.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifying prospective clients and developing connections with decision-makers.
  • Analysing prospective clients’ digital footprint to develop digital & content strategies for their businesses.
  • Conduct pitches and presentations to persuade potential customers that Pulse is the preferred partner to meet their corporate goals.
  • Work with the Account Management team to ensure services sold are delivered to clients with the goal of maximizing client retention.
  • Perform inbound lead follow ­up in a timely manner to ensure a healthy sales pipeline.
  • Ensure that the defined sales process is followed at all times.
  • Achieve a monthly sales revenue target.
  • Ensure all activity is recorded in the CRM to ensure full visibility into the sales pipeline.
  • Contribute to learning sessions and knowledge sharing within the Sales team and other teams.
  • Represent Pulse at events and serve as a brand ambassador.
  • Communicate effectively to all team members and maintain strong, trusting relationships with all internal collaborators.
  • Stay up to date on the latest trends, industry issues and solutions and suggest improvements and innovations to help Pulse and our clients and partners maintain a competitive edge.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience in sales or business development – Digital/ Creative/ Media/ Marketing/ Advertising industries preferred.
  • A creative thinker who can connect 360° digital to all aspects of a client’s business and drive growth opportunities.
  • Good understanding of digital marketing – a professional qualification is desirable.
  • Excellent networking skills and a demonstrated ability in key client/partner relationship management
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Zoho CRM is desirable.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Candidates in Ghana, Kenya and Senegal, should please send their CV and a Cover email explaining why they are a great fit for this role to using the Position as the subject of the email to:

Ghana: [email protected]

Kenya: [email protected]

Senegal: [email protected]

Creative Digital Strategist (Sales)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

  • We are looking for a Creative Digital Strategist to join the team. You will be responsible for ideation and creation of strategy across a variety of platforms, both digital and offline, for potential and existing clients.
  • You will translate customer data into actionable insights and propose strategies that will help clients to achieve their campaign objectives.

The Role

  • This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Head of Creative Digital Strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop sales and marketing material to support the Sales teams across Africa.
  • Dissect client briefs and propose innovative creative and marketing strategies that will enable brands to connect to their audiences and achieve their business goals in the most effective manner.
  • Develop compelling proposals to communicate these strategies.
  • Contribute and sometimes lead in-house ideation sessions.
  • Conduct digital audits that yield rich insights into consumer and competitor’s online behavior and key motivational/attitudinal behaviour.
  • Develop a total understanding of online target audience and mindset modes.
  • Assist in creating budgets for proposed strategies in line with the company rate card, working with all relevant internal sales and execution teams.
  • Support the sales team in any and all activities that will help the team meet its overall revenue and profit targets including occasional client meetings and prospecting.
  • Attend sales team meetings and share best practice with colleagues across Africa.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in a marketing, strategy, or analyst position – Digital/ Creative/ Media/ Marketing/ Advertising industries preferred
  • A creative thinker who can connect 360° digital to all aspects of a client’s business and drive growth opportunities
  • Great presentation skills and ability to create awesome pitch decks
  • Proficient in Powerpoint.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Creative Digital Strategist (AM & OPS)

Pulse Nigeria | Job Title: Creative Digital Strategist (AM & OPS) | Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

  • We are looking for a Creative Digital Strategist to join the team.
  • You will be responsible for ideation and creation of strategy across a variety of platforms, both digital and offline, for potential and existing clients.
  • You will translate customer data into actionable insights and propose strategies that will help clients to achieve their campaign objectives.

The role

  • This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Director of Accounts & Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Dissect client briefs and propose innovative creative and marketing strategies that will enable brands to connect to their audiences and achieve their business goals in the most effective manner.
  • Develop compelling proposals to communicate these strategies.
  • Contribute and sometimes lead in-house ideation sessions.
  • Conduct digital audits that yield rich insights into consumer and competitor’s online behavior and key motivational/attitudinal behaviour.
  • Develop a total understanding of online target audience and mindset modes.
  • Assist in creating budgets for proposed strategies in line with the company rate card, working with all relevant internal sales and execution teams.
  • Develop unique strategies and build upon current client strategies within the digital arena to meet/exceed objectives.
  • Fosters timeline development and monitors progress, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Works with project managers to ensure strategies are aligned with client requirements.
  • Identify upsell opportunities within existing clients and deliver effective digital marketing recommendations.
  • Manage strategy, ideation, and overall project scope.
  • Construct media plans and strategy with the input of Online Marketing team.
  • Write communication briefs, ensuring that creative and media are effectively integrated
  • Ensure constant awareness of all competitive activities within accounts.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 1 – 3 years of experience in a marketing, or strategy position – Digital/ Creative/ Media/ Marketing/ Advertising industries preferred
  • A creative thinker who can connect 360° digital to all aspects of a client’s business and drive growth opportunities
  • Great presentation skills and ability to create awesome pitch decks
  • Proficient in Powerpoint, Excel, and Google Docs
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Social Media Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

 Position Summary

  • Pulse is looking for a Senior Social Media Manager to join the team. As a Senior Social Media Manager, you will develop and execute cool and interesting strategies and digitally-focused initiatives across social media channels aimed at engaging the client’s audience.
  • Our ideal candidate is passionate, socially aware of changing media trends, a fun person who is a lover

Duties & Responsibilities

  • This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Director of Accounts & Operations.
  • Produce content calendars according to deadline and to the highest standard.
  • Responsible for proactively suggesting and implementing digital strategies to improve the quality of client campaigns.
  • Complete realisation of all strategies.
  • Ensure all work is delivered to the highest standard and on time.
  • Ensure proper QA is done before any work is shared with the client for review.
  • Implement strategies in accordance with the client’s requirements.
  • Ensure 100% time management.

Relationship Management:

  • Responsible for community management across all social media campaigns and to the highest standard.
  • Confirm scheduled posts are live on the client’s social media platforms.
  • Perform quality checks on published content.
  • Monitor, listen and respond to users in a “Social” way while nurturing and building leads and sales on client social platforms.
  • Monitor online reviews and respond to each review.
  • Become an advocate for the company in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate.
  • Identify threats and opportunities in user-generated content surrounding the company. Report notable threats to appropriate management.
  • Build and sustain strong and long-lasting relationships with Accounts & Graphics teams.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently to all team members.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree level of education preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Social Media Manager
  • Passionate about movies and trends
  • Great relationship-building skills to foster audience engagement
  • An innovator, trendsetter, and creative thinker
  • Great copywriting, verbal and written communication skills
  • Results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Content Designer

Job Title: Content Designer | Pulse Nigeria | Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

  • We are looking for a talented Content Designer with great design skills to join our team.
  • You will translate client requirements into stunning designs and bring your creativity and fresh ideas to our client digital marketing efforts by creating incredible visuals that are attention-getting and on-brand.

The Role

  • The Content Designer is a position we’re hiring for in our Lagos office. The role will report to the Director of Accounts & Operations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with Clients/Account Managers to produce great designs.
  • Create designs and layouts with high visual impact that will appeal to the client’s audience across the various platforms/channels.
  • Quality control of designs and layouts including proofreading for spelling and grammar.
  • Gather information and data for design briefs through research and demonstrate illustrative skills with and without rough sketches.
  • Work only with the approved images and design assets. If using other images or assets, then you will be responsible for securing the appropriate rights, licenses and clearances to avoid copyright infringement.
  • Work with a wide range of media, including photography and interactive design.
  • Ensure the proper organisation and backup of graphic design work.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media and keep up to date with design software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects and other software from the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
  • Maintain strong, trusting relationships with all internal and external partners – clients and internal teams.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree level of education is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Content Designer.
  • Proven experience creating cool and impactful designs for client social media accounts.
  • Solid understanding of design principles and practices.
  • A good understanding of UI/UX design.
  • Understanding of motion graphics.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and design software such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe XD and After Effects.
  • Results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Music Reporter

Pulse Nigeria | Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

  • Pulse is looking for a Music Reporter with a solid editorial/ journalistic background who will research, monitor, fact-check and write news stories surrounding the music industry with the Pulse audience in mind.
  • You will have a knack for breaking down complex topics to make them interesting, relatable and easy to understand.

The Role

  • This position is based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Director of Content.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect, verify, fact-check and analyze newsworthy information thoroughly.
  • Create and deliver music-related stories (article, video and/or social posts) with the audience’s perspective in mind.
  • Proofread your work to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.
  • Work on assignments and investigate news leads/tips.
  • Contact, interview and research sources.
  • Maintain notes and audio/video recordings.
  • Collaborate with other reporters, video editors, social media managers, producers etc.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events in the industry by properly monitoring news, attending events and building contacts and sources for use in future stories.
  • Attend events and file reports in a timely manner.
  • Develop and publish weekly reviews, opinion pieces and music reports.
  • Edit and/or assist in editing and proofreading stories as assigned.
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency with the Pulse brand voice and adherence to the Pulse Content Framework.
  • Ensure published stories are fully compliant with copyright laws and are not plagiarized.
  • Actively contribute to the success of the Content team by developing story ideas, sourcing exclusive stories, and making other innovative suggestions.
  • Actively identify, suggest and implement strategies to increase the readership and reach of Pulse
  • Stay keyed into trends and the competitive landscape to ensure that Pulse as a media brand is always ahead of the curve.
  • Abide by the core principles of journalism, the code of ethics for Nigerian journalists, and worldwide journalistic ethics and standards.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience covering/ writing news and entertainment stories about the music industry for a digital publication.
  • Great networking skills to source news stories and secure interviews in the music industry
  • Passion for producing exclusive stories.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, coupled with excellent listening skills and a positive and enthusiastic phone presence.
  • Extremely self-motivated and diligent.
  • Good knowledge of Google Workspace – docs, sheets, drive, slides, etc.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Event Manager

Location: Lagos

Position Summary

  • We are looking for an Event Manager who will plan and organise events for Pulse that will resonate with our audience and strategically highlight our clients and their brands.
  • You will be responsible for building events as a key revenue driver for Pulse.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction for all Pulse events and ensure effective integrated marketing strategies for events that target our audience
  • Successfully plan, manage and execute events end-to-end for Pulse
  • Build the event function to create revenue-generating opportunities for Pulse – both B2B and D2C
  • Produce detailed proposals for events – timelines, venues, vendors, legal obligations, staffing and budgets
  • Create work schedules for events, delegating and assigning roles as required for successful execution
  • Represent the company in conversations with key stakeholders & partners
  • Develop relationships to identify new monetizable event opportunities for the Pulse Brand
  • Manage all event planning, coordinate logistics and vendors, be hands-on on the day of the event to troubleshoot and ensure seamless, timely and cost-effective execution
  • Create, maintain, and improve systems and processes for organizing events and the events function at Pulse
  • Analyse and report on the performance and ROI of events and adapt future plans accordingly for optimal results
  • Collaborate extensively with Sales to pitch event ideas to brands as part of their marketing mix
  • Act as a key partner for Sales teams by using the event function as a strategic tool for lead generation and to build relationships with key clients
  • Support the Content team in content creation from events
  • Ensure synergies with other Pulse products and teams are maximized and also closely collaborate with the international teams
  • Ensure Pulse is a media partner or has a presence at key events in Nigeria and the diaspora
  • Contribute to team learning sessions and facilitate knowledge sharing on an ongoing basis
  • Build relationships and strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders in the events space and across relevant industries
  • Stay up to date on the latest trends and be aware of competitive activity in the market to ensure that the Pulse events offering is always innovative and impactful.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with event marketing
  • Passion for producing original, relatable events for a young Nigerian and Diaspora audience
  • Strong business acumen to drive partnerships and revenue generation for Pulse events as a product
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Great negotiation skills to get the best price from venues and vendors
  • Great relationship-building skills to cultivate a network of event partners across industries
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities
  • Strong understanding of building budgets within Excel and Presentations in Powerpoint.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

International / Regional / National Project Leader

Location: Lagos

Position Summary and Requirements

  • As a Project Leader, you will be empowered to lead key strategic initiatives in a highly visible role, identifying areas for improvement, expansion or efficiency.
  • You will help to drive progress and push projects to completion, working collaboratively with our different teams to execute against set goals that will impact our audience of millions and our clients and partners.
  • We’re looking for curious, creative, versatile, enthusiastic and passionate candidates with relevant skills and an interest in building their career with a top player in the industry.
  • You can apply to be a Project Leader with us to be based in any of our office locations – Lagos, Accra, Nairobi or Dakar.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • We are accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis
  • You will receive an email confirming that your application has been received.

Head of Paid Media

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Head of Paid Media who will be responsible for the planning, execution, and optimisation of all paid campaigns for Pulse and our clients.
  • You will be highly analytical, with a passion for paid marketing and strong experience running and scaling all types of paid campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Pan-African responsibility for developing, executing, managing and optimising paid marketing campaigns, incl search engine marketing, display, video, and social media marketing for Pulse and its clients
  • Full coordination responsibility for the Paid Marketing team – ensure internal teams align with defined processes, workflows and best practices
  • Maximise ROI for all paid campaigns, ensure client objectives are met and desired results are achieved
  • Define and measure relevant campaign KPIs, track and analyse performance, prepare reports and deliver sound recommendations to clients
  • Providing ongoing actionable insights into campaign performance to relevant stakeholders
  • Improve campaign performance and conversions by a/b testing different variables
  • Carry out keyword research, ad copy drafting, audience research, client/website research, etc
  • Work across different types of platforms both web and mobile, and different types of campaigns incl lead generation campaigns and landing pages
  • Setup ad support analytics, conversion tracking, remarketing and call tracking
  • Identify relevant influencers for client brands and facilitate brand engagement and ROI
  • Assist the sales team to create KPI led media plans for potential/prospective clients
  • Promote a work environment of continuous improvement, lead and manage team learning sessions and facilitate knowledge sharing on an ongoing basis
  • Stay up to date on the latest trends in paid media – platforms, tools, best practices, competitive activity with clients, etc – to ensure that the Pulse offering is always innovative and impactful.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • In-depth and practical knowledge of various search engines and advertising platforms such as Google, Facebook, Bing, Yahoo, etc
  • Strong experience with Google Ads, Facebook Ads (certification is a plus), Google Analytics
  • Experience with social ad platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Youtube, etc
  • Experience with funnel marketing elements, e.g. landing page building, creative copywriting, tracking, analytics, etc
  • Familiarity with A/B split testing/tools and conversion optimization for advertising platforms
  • Experience with CPC and display ads for web and mobile
  • Highly analytical with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly and effectively articulate insights and recommended actions
  • Strong bias for action and an ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication to relate with clients and project management skills to manage multiple campaigns
  • Great people leadership skills and ability to inspire confidence and trust to motivate teams
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

International Business Development & Commercial Growth Lead

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • We are looking for an International Business Development & Commercial Growth Lead who will be responsible for building and executing the sales strategy to increase our advertising and marketing sales in our countries of operation and internationally.
  • You will be required to drive and coordinate commercial opportunities for Pulse among top brands across various industries and among local and international agency partners.

Key Responsibilities
Lead new revenue opportunities – directly & via sales team facilitation (eg. create decks, workshops with sales teams, etc.):

  • Build up Pulse’s D2C revenue streams
  • Build up funding from NGOs & Grants
  • Support monetization of Pulse Moments
  • Support monetization of Pulse Influencer Network

Activate concrete international sales opportunities:

  • Encourage & support cross-market sales
  • Prospect international leads
  • Develop new prospecting opportunities

Support & optimize the Pulse sales & accounts set-up:

  • Create/maintain general sales material (eg. standard rate cards, updated company presentation)
  • Improve CRM utilization
  • Support local teams on customer satisfaction & resell topics

Desired Skills & Experience

  • B2B sales experience – within the Digital / Creative / Media / Marketing / Advertising industry preferred
  • A strong understanding of digital media and digital marketing and a creative thinker who can connect 360° digital to all aspects of a client’s business to drive growth opportunities
  • Successful track record of overachievement of revenue targets
  • Great relationship building and networking skills – existing relationships with decision-makers in key industries a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills to be able to communicate solutions and strategies to clients and other stakeholders in a way that they will understand
  • Highly organised with a strong bias for action
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Full Stack JS Developer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

  • We are looking for a Node.js Developer to join the team and take up the challenge of developing and caring for our online publishing platform that has over 10 million active monthly users.

The Role

  • This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Director of Tech.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will work within a product team to develop features that support various parts of the publishing process for the newsrooms of Pulse Ghana, Pulse Nigeria, Pulse Live Kenya, Pulse Senegal, and Business Insider Africa
  • You will work on website optimization tasks meant to improve the speed, SEO performance, and general user experience of our websites
  • You will be required to analyze and debug issues within our CMS and websites

Desired Skills & Experience

  • You should have at least 3+ years of professional experience working with current web technologies
  • You should have experience writing both client-side and server-side applications using React, Vue, Node.js or similar modern JS web frameworks
  • You should possess good problem-solving capability with the ability to deliver high-quality product releases on time
  • Good knowledge of HTML5, AMP, CSS3 (SASS / LESS), Webpack
  • Must be familiar with Design Patterns, Web Services – RESTful, good with database knowledge
  • Openness to learning new technologies, languages and tools
  • Experience with the scrum methodology Jira, Bitbucket & Bamboo tools
  • You have good communication skills, be committed to your work and be dependable
  • Ability to multi-task and stay focused

Joining the Pulse Team

  • The Pulse team is made up of passionate individuals who go above and beyond to inform and engage our young audience with quality content – also delighting our clients and partners with their creative ability to engage these audiences.
  • From the moment you join us, you will be empowered to run projects, solve problems and develop solutions that can impact our audience of millions and our clients and partners. You will get to work collaboratively with a pan-African team in a fast-paced environment.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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