Local Communication Manager at Bolt

Job Title: Local Communication Manager

Company: Bolt

About the job

We’re looking for a Local Communication Manager to join our Marketing department.

About Us

Bolt is one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe and Africa, with over 100 million customers in 45+ countries. We’re a global team of more than 100 nationalities joined on a common mission – to make cities for people, not cars. And we need you to make it happen!

About The Role

The local Communication Manager is responsible for creating and implementing PR and marketing strategy for Bolt in Tanzania.

This role owns Bolt’s external communication in Tanzania across all owned and earned channels, including creating PR and marketing materials, administrating social media channels and acting as a contact point for the media and potential partners.

Your daily adventures will include:

  • Creating and maintaining good relationships with journalists, responding to media inquiries
  • Writing press releases and pitching news stories to the media
  • Preparing spokespeople and staffing interviews and press events
  • Overseeing the creation of all necessary marketing materials in Tanzania, including suggesting ideas and writing copy for ads, social media posts, blog articles and print materials
  • Supporting performance marketing and campaigns, driving growth for our products in Tanzania
  • Reaching out to other brands with attractive partnership offers and executing partnership campaigns with other brands or events
  • Creating proactive plans for PR and marketing in Tanzania with other local stakeholders to ensure a constant positive news flow about Bolt in-country
  • Delivering and measuring the results for PR engagements and local marketing campaigns
  • Other miscellaneous tasks, including supporting employer branding-related activities, ad-hoc driver engagement events and managing crisis communications when needed

About you:

  • 4 years of relevant experience in Marketing and PR
  • Experience in drafting PR materials and working with journalists
  • Experience in running marketing activities, including social media management and offline marketing campaigns
  • Strong written and spoken communication, including great copywriting skills
  • Capability to collaborate with many different stakeholders, experience in an international environment is a plus
  • Good understanding of which marketing and PR activities work on the local market
  • Flawless written and spoken English, with other African languages being a plus
  • Good project management and reporting skills
  • Basic experience with Figma and other design tools is a plus

Experience is great, but what we really look for is drive, intelligence, and integrity. So even if you don’t tick every box, please consider applying if you feel you’re the kind of person described above!

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Play a direct role in shaping the future of mobility.
  • Impact millions of customers and partners in 500+ cities across 45 countries.
  • Work in fast-moving autonomous teams with some of the smartest people in the world.
  • Accelerate your professional growth with unique career opportunities.
  • Get a rewarding salary and stock option package that lets you focus on doing your best work.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working in a hybrid mode.
  • Take care of your physical and mental health with our wellness perks.
  • Some perks may differ depending on your location.

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