Social Media Specialist

Social Media Specialist

We are looking for a talented Social media manager to administer our social media accounts. You will be responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to followers. You will manage our company image in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing goals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Manage Content CalendarDesign and implement social media strategy to align with business goalsGenerate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news)Collaborate with other teams, like marketing, sales and customer service to ensure brand consistencyCommunicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviewsOversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout)Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitionsStay current with social media trends and best practices.Research opportunities for new social marketing platforms and select adapt current process to fit client needs.Review and approve content on a daily basis.Creating and managing monthly promotions.Set specific objectives and report on ROI

Education:

Diploma, preferably in Communications/English, Public Relations, Marketing or Journalism. Will consider lower level of education based on passion for the industry.

Key Competencies:

Excellent copywriting skillsStrong project management or organizational skillsIn-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram etc.) and how they can be deployed.Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format.Ability to build and maintain client relationships.Team playerGood technical understanding and can learn new hardware and software quickly.Public relations, marketing, sales, community management experienceSetting specific objectives and reporting on ROI

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Plant Quality Supervisor

Objective

To supervise all activities related to the quality assurance of seed products at the processing plant and advise the supply team on measures to improve quality results during seed processing.

Responsibilities

Promote an actively caring culture for safety amongst all personnel, contractors and visitors.Give technical advice to plant supervisors and operators regarding processing activities in order to maintain high seed quality during processing.Coordinate the implementation and upkeep of the quality management system in the plant.Assist in the collection of reliable data which can be applied in continual improvement for plant and seed processing activities.Collect reliable post-control data and analyze it in order to allow proactive remedial actions where necessary and the application of such data for continual improvement of seed and plant quality.Continuously monitor plant production processes from receiving to final product to ensure that a high standard of quality is maintained.Generate reports and incident rates required for the evaluation and measurement in the quality program.Collaborate with site personnel on internal/external audits, trending efforts, non-conformance investigations and associated corrective and/or preventive action.Participates in plant operations such as packaging, warehouse / inventory management / distribution, carryover, etc.Responsible for the following up regarding quality testing: sample submission and batch results follow up.

Minimum Requirements

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science or related field.Must have at least 1 year experience in a similar capacity from a recognized institution.Must be fluent in English.Must know how to use MS Office software (Excel, E-mail, Word, Project etc.).Should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Should possess analytical and problem-solving skills.Should possess strong work ethic and be flexible to work across the departments functional areas.Should be able to positively influence others and deliver results.

Interested and qualified applicants should send their resumes to email ;protected before 23rd April 2018, with the position title as the email subject. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Network Technical Officer

Topstar is a Zambian communications company that has come to offer Digital life to all Zambians. As an equal opportunity employer and fast growing company, we are currently looking for experienced candidate to fill the vacancy of Network Technical Officer.

Responsibility

To monitor activities of the transmitters.To ensure favorable room temperature is maintained for the transmitters.Ensure Optimization of channel bandwidth for best audio and video quality.Track satellite signal via satellite dish when necessary.Monitor Signal output via transport stream analysis.Maintain Broadcasting systems and equipment.Ensure that all equipment’s are in good condition.

Requirement

Bachelor/Diploma in Electronics, Mechanical, electrical or any other related filed.1-2 Years working experience in Telecommunications Company or profit making organization.Local Residents will be given priority.Computer Literacy, Proficient in Excel, and Microsoft Word.Diverse Knowledge on understanding broadcasting and technical serviceAbility to adapt to ChangePossess strong product and system knowledge ie network and computers.Excellent communications, writing and analytical skills and Problem solving skills.

NB:
Kindly state your expected gross salary in your application letter.
Interested candidates should submit their applications electronically consisting of a letter and CV as a single document (PDF or word).
Applications should be saved and sent in the following format:

Job title, and Area _Name_CV note in the email title, or we’ll pass it directly.

e.g. Network Technical Officer _Lusaka _mukuka_Bwalya_CV note.

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Media and Event Manager

Website Raziela Events & Media Solutions – REAMS

Videography, Photography, Event Management, & Fashion

As a Media Manager you will play an integral part of a larger, best-in-class, cross-functional team. You will support your broader marketing team that is dedicated to specific shows, all with the goal of delivering on point media strategies and plans to cultivate and grow existing and new audiences.

The ideal candidate will be a clear, confident communicator with marketing and/or advertising experience on the agency or brand side. We are a right brain/left brain organization driven by creativity and fueled by data. As such, this person will possess a demonstrated analytic mind-set with a passion for creativity and thinking beyond the borders of what has been done before. We look for people that are dynamic, interesting, hardworking and who love TV & Entertainment.

This role works across all media channels and platform while partnering with brand and social marketing, creative, partnerships, and agency partners. Day to day responsibilities include ensuring media strategy, planning, and execution are best in class, agency management, analytics (media performance and application), and accounting/budgeting.

This position requires someone who is articulate both in written and verbal communication, energetic and passionate about all things marketing and advertising with an eagerness and willingness to learn and support a great team. This role reports to the VP of Media and maintains a close and highly responsive relationship with the marketing directors, social and brand Managers, as well as media agencies and show partners.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Media Strategy and Planning

Own and manage media strategy and developmentWork with Research team to identify new and existing audiences on a show by show basisApply media objectives, strategies, target audience analysis and communication plan creation on your accounts and manage junior staffWork closely with the VP of Media, Director of Marketing, Research Team, Social and MediaAgencies and media partners in helping to identify the target audience(s) for various marketing initiatives throughout the year – pre, during, post season.Assist the broader team in developing go-to-market strategies to reach those audiences via paid, owned and earned channels. The channels include, TV, Print, OOH, paid social, brand partnerships, experiential activations and digital platforms.Work with the Project and Assets Director to supervise the execution of approved media plans by consistently updating and verifying specifications, flight dates, budgets, and delivery information with the media and creative agencies and vendors.Keep your finger on the pulse of the competitive marketplace and overall industry reporting on the latest news, findings and trends and sharing with AMC/SundanceTV teams.

Ad Operations

Schedule and traffic various components of the media campaign, making sure to disseminate pertinent information, ensuring efficient workflow and timely delivery of assets.Monitor live campaigns and report throughout.Liaise with AMC Business Affairs/Legal to ensure all materials and rules are compliant with company policy.Help manage and monitor the media budget, tracking estimate and invoices required for the budgetary approval process.Act as liaison with vendors and budget manager to ensure all paperwork is submitted and payments are issued in a timely mannerSome administrative duties such as meeting scheduling, etc.

Analytics

Work closely with analytic group to set-up, implement and review media analytics across all shows.Demonstrate digital expertise – savvy with digital media, analytics tools and paid social media.Optimize digital media efforts based on performance data supplied to you by analytics teamProvide recommendations for ongoing plan improvements

Accounting & Investment Management

Coordinate approved investment across client, publisher and internal accounting teamsDay to day plan updates based on client direction and/or market dynamics, manage junior planner tasksReview invoices to match planned spend and update plan, manage junior planner tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS (Required & Preferred)

4-5yrs. experience in a similar marketing/media role, advertising or communications role on brand or agency side.Passionate about television, pop culture and tech. Entertainment experience a plus, but not mandatory.Self-starter who is self-motivated with strong collaboration abilities.Strong time and project management ability.Experience with paid social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs.Experience interfacing with finance, accounting, and legal systems.Familiarity with traditional as well as new media production.

Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Sales & Marketing Associates

Adino Creations is a startup business in Lusaka with a very potent base in providing Photography, Videography, Web development and ICT Consulting services.

We are looking for competitive and trustworthy Sales & Marketing Associates to help us build up our business activities. You will be responsible for discovering and pursuing new sales prospects and maintaining customer satisfaction.

The goal is to meet and surpass the business’ expectations to drive rapid and sustainable growth.

Responsibilities

Conduct market research to identify selling possibilities and evaluate customer needsActively seek out new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking and social mediaSell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutionsSet up meetings with potential clients and listen to their wishes and concernsMaintains relationships with clients by providing support, information and guidance; recommending new opportunities, service and quality improvementsPrepare and deliver appropriate presentations on products/ servicesPrepares reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing dataParticipate on behalf of the business in exhibitions or conferencesNegotiate/close deals and handle complaints or objectionsCollaborate with team to achieve better resultsAbility to meet sales goalsIdentifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors

Requirements

Proven experience as a sales and marketing or relevant roleProficiency in EnglishExcellent knowledge of MS OfficeThorough understanding of marketing and negotiating techniquesFast learner and passion for salesSelf-motivated with a results-driven approachAptitude in delivering attractive presentationsGrade 12 Certificate and Diploma in Marketing

Remuneration: This role is competitive commission based

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must send their cover letters and CVs to email ;protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The closing date of receipt of applications is Friday April 6th at 18 hours.

IT Infrastructure Service Support Officer

Exciting Career Opportunity

Ecobank Zambia is a full service bank providing a broad range of products and Services to Consumer, Commercial and Corporate business segments within its 7 branches.

The bank’s vision is to build a world-class Pan-African bank and contribute to the economic development and financial integration of Africa by providing customers with convenient, accessible and reliable financial products and services. The bank is an affiliate of the Pan-Africa Leader Ecobank Group which is present in 33 Countries in Africa.

In order to respond to our growing market with the required Human Capital, we are currently looking for an experienced professional in the following area:

IT INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICE SUPPORT OFFICER

REPORTS TO: HEAD – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

LOCATION: LUSAKA

PURPOSE:

Overall responsibility for data center, power, racks, servers, desktops, operating systems, internal and external telecommunications, networking and security.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Management of the data center – ensure compliance to Ecobank group standardsInfrastructure Management (racks, servers, desktops, laptops, printers, scanners, photocopiers, Backup, CCTV, etc.)Commissioning and configuration of systems, networks and equipment; including hardware, peripherals, and operating software and ensure efficient performance and deployment of appropriate business and support services.Power managementManage telephone systems including VOIP, Video conferencing, Call Centre systems, fax machines, e-mail systems and other Internet communications.Prepares and maintains documentation of network configurations and cabling layouts.Manage the performance monitoring of ICT resources and perform diagnosis and resolution of network infrastructure, OS and hardware faults (including peripherals) – demand and capacity management.Manage service level, license and contract agreements with vendors and service providers.Management LAN and WAN infrastructure, including telephony (IP, E1 and VOIP) QoS, VPN and MPLS (local and international)Ensure LAN/WAN infrastructure fine tuning and upgrade including documentation is done regularly in line with Ecobank group standards.Manage the monitoring of Health and Safety and audit checks including electrical testing, warranties, licenses and risk assessments.Develop system recovery processes to minimize the risk and impact of a serious disaster and threats to continuity of bank’s operations (including management of appropriate back up regime and virus protection).Undertake available training opportunities offered by VBI and the bank from time to time and demonstrate a commitment to continuous development.Demonstrate a willingness to work flexibly, sometimes outside of normal core hours, in response to service demands as agreed with Management or Ecobank groupIT asset inventory managementLink optimization to ensure high link performance and consistently meeting the 100% service availability benchmark.Security Management, including EPO, WSUS and DPM. Ensuring compliance as per guidelines provided by Ecobank group security support teamUser support and trainingSystems AdministrationOperating Systems Configuration and MaintenanceMicrosoft Office products ManagementHousekeeping including physical security checksSystems performance optimizationDomain, Microsoft Exchange, users’ files Backups and Systems configurationManagement of Active DirectoryTo perform other tasks as may be required by management or Ecobank group.

KEY TASKS:

Reduced number of incidentsMeeting deadlinesMinimization of system downtime due to service disruptionsAdherence to Ecobank standardsService availability percentagesNumber of issues logged and resolved compared to number of issues reportedSuccessful implementation of projectsMaintenance of up to date recordsAuditor’s exceptions% Compliance of AV Update on Desktops and Servers using ePO serverNo of implemented Preventive Measures in response to identified security threatsNo of security related service down times

IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS:

Bank’s Business unitsBank’s Support unitsEnd users/CustomersEZM & Group Infrastructure, applications and service delivery teamVendors & Service ProviderseProcess infrastructure team

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Problem solvingAnalytical skillsExcellent Customer relationshipAbility to work under stressTeam playerGood communication skillsService orientedTime and people managementProject managementInnovativePlanning and organizing

JOB SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

Microsoft products, hardware, Unix/Linux/AIXBachelors in Computer Sciences or relevant fieldCISCO certificationMicrosoft Certification is an Added Advantage3 Years’ Experience

If you meet the requirements above and would like to be part of our vibrant and result oriented team, send your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of your academic qualifications to either:

email ;protected or Country Head Human Resources
Ecobank Zambia Limited
P.O Box 30705
LUSAKA

Envelopes must be clearly marked with the role that you are applying for, please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The closing date for receiving application is 2nd April 2018.

Marketing and Communications Manager

Marketing and Communications Manager

Population Media Center (PMC) is a nonprofit, international organization, which strives to improve the health and well-being of people around the world using entertainment-education strategies. Founded in 1998, PMC has 19 years of field experience in social behavior change communication, impacting more than 50 countries around the world.

PMC seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of Marketing and Communications Manager.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the PMC Resident Representative – Zambia, the Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of cohesive marketing strategies that grow audience share, funding, and advance PMC’s brand and mission. She/he will work closely with the Resident Representative, Deputy Representative, and Creative Teams, as well as working closely with the Director of Marketing & Communications at PMC-Headquarters to:

1. Increase audience share and drive public demand for PMC entertainment

The Marketing & Communications Manager  develops and implements promotional plans for PMC’s dramas and other activities, working closely with media outlets, PMC formative research, the PMC Resident Representative, and PMC creative teams. S/he develops a timeline of activities that outline deliverables with clear objectives and budgets. S/he is responsible for implementation and evaluation of those deliverables.

In harmony with other strategic planning, develop and implement promotion plans for PMC’s dramas and other in-country activities; monitor and evaluate according to goals, timelines, and budgetConceptualize and create dynamic messages, activities, and materials for a variety of audiencesResearch, write, and design print and digital materials, including presentations or talking points, brochures, posters, websites, billboards, promotional packets, etc.Work closely with Creative, Research, and Leadership on specific and overall initiativesWork closely with PMC-Headquarters Director of Marketing and Communications to ensure all marketing and communications activities are aligned with mission and vision and to provide stories from the field for Headquarters’ activitiesDocument, photograph, and videotape events, listeners, production, etc.Maintain social media accountsDevelop and align marketing budgets in collaboration with financial officerDevelop media contacts; write and distribute press releases; participate in interviews and speaking events; assist appropriate PMC personnel for speaking eventsKeep abreast of advances in marketing and communications strategy and technology

2. Drive demand and increase funding for PMC interventions on social and environmental issues

The Marketing & Communications Manager develops and grows relationships with current and prospective funders and partners, ranging from government entities to health facilities to UN agencies to NGOs, working closely with the Resident Representative, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, and external entities. He/She is responsible for continually finding and creating multi-media stories of PMC’s impact, documenting impact on individual listeners’, partners (such as clinic attendance or attitudes of clients), and popular opinion.

Ensure in-country team understands PMC’s brand, audiences, value proposition, and marketing and communication objectives and activitiesTrack and categorize efforts; regularly send updates and materials to headquartersAssist the Resident Representative to prepare reports on promotional activities to submit to PMC headquarters, government counterparts, donors and project partners, as neededKeep abreast of social and behavior change communications, international development, PMC’s social issues, and private and public funding sectors

3. Manage the PMC brand to control how it’s perceived in the market

The Marketing & Communications Manager develops and advances PMC’s brand and mission by continually learning about PMC’s audiences, understanding how PMC is perceived in the market, and protecting the integrity of PMC’s products — by working with PMC staff internally to understand and articulate PMC and its value proposition, ensuring PMC’s marketing promises match deliverables, and ensuring visual and verbal consistency across all materials and presentations.

Oversee PMC’s brand to ensure PMC’s image and value proposition across all materials and presentations

QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, CIM Professional Postgraduate Diploma or Social Behavior Change advanced qualificationA minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design, management, and implementation of marketing and communications strategyStrong organizational and personnel skills, and the ability to meet deadlinesExcellent writing and oral communication skillsStrong knowledge of graphic design preferredStrong BRAND management backgroundStrong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and MS Office preferredStrong knowledge of website architecture and content strategy preferredKnowledge of HTML, CSS, and experience with Word Press preferredProficiency in English preferredExperience in managing donor funded communication activities is added advantageMember of the Zambia Institute of Marketing

To apply, submit via email a cover letter and CV to email ;protected
Applications due by Wednesday 4th April 2018 5pm. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambia.com  as the source of this job advertisement when applying for this role. To learn more about PMC, visit www.populationmedia.org.

HR Graduate Recruitment

TopFloor is looking to recruit a top HR Graduate. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to apply their knowledge, build their competency and gain exposure to various aspects of Human Resource Management.

Minimum Requirements

Degree in HRGraduate with a Merit and aboveGraduated from a recognized university in 2016 – 2018

If you are an ambitious, goal oriented and well organised individual that aspires to learn from the best, please send your resume, graduate certificate and NRC to email ;protected before 31st March 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Presenter/Producer

OneLife Communications and Events Company is looking for a Presenter / Producer for our TV Show (The Hub).

WORK ACTIVITIES

Planning, researching and writing their own scripts before filming or broadcast.Acting as the host of the HUB, introduce and interview guests and interact with the audience.Delivering information to the audience in a manner appropriate to the show.Following detailed instructions from the production team in order to keep everything to plan whilst on air.Reading from auto-cues, learning a script or sometimes performing without formal preparation.Reacting quickly and positively to any problems or changes.They will be responsible for keeping it flowing at the appropriate pace, introducing and interviewing guestsThe Presenter/Producer shall from time to time be requested to moderate dialogues at ONELIFE business events

SKILLS

You will need to have:

Excellent communication and presentation skillsPerformance skills and a clear voiceThe ability to generate original ideasA personable, confident and pleasantly unique personalityA broad range of interests, including current affairsGood research and interviewing skillsThe confidence and the ability to sell brands for clientsAn awareness of media lawThe ability to take initiative and make quick decisions under pressureTeam-working skillsCreativity and problem-solving skills.Innovation and ability to accommodate clients’ needs and demands

WORK CONDITIONS

The HUB is a studio based programme but the host may also be required to travel depending on the work that needs to be coveredWorking hours include: Regular unsocial hours including evening, nights, weekends and public holiday

TO APPLY

Kindly submit a 2 minute demo interview video via drop box and share it with email ;protected together with a pdf curriculum vitae. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Application Closing Date: Friday, 30 March 2018 at 12h00

PA cum graphic designer

Must be excellent in using excel, adobe Photoshop and adobe premiere.

Age between 20- 26

Female / Male

Requirements:

Must be humbleMust be presentableMust be Good communication skillsMust be excellent in using adobe photoshop, excel & adobe premiereMust be excellent in assisting & listeningMust be creative who can think out of the boxMust be Team player, reliable computer literateMust be Physically attractiveMust be conversationalist

How to apply : Bring your CV & application letter to: Timezone , Next to Chicago’s East Park Mall

Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.Deadline for applicants its 24th March, 2018.