Vodafone Ghana Early May Jobs 2017

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10 May, 2017

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Media Jobs in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana, formerly Ghana Telecom, is the national telecommunications company of Ghana. In 2006, it had around 400,000 customers for fixed and mobile telephony and Internet services.

On 3 August 2008, it was announced that Vodafone had agreed to acquire 70% of Ghana Telecom from the Ghanaian government at a cost of US$900 million and a total enterprise value of approximately US$1.3 billion. After the transaction closed, Vodafone had a 70% stake in the company, while the Ghanaian government retained a 30% stake. The sale was supported by president John Agyekum Kufuor but strongly opposed by the opposition party which would win the presidential elections a few months later. The new president John Atta Mills, head of the National Democratic Congress party (NDC) also launched an investigation into the deal after being elected president a claiming that the government “did not get value for money”. Despite these claims Vodafone a few months later would write down the value of its stake in Ghana Telecom by £250m as the economic climate worsened, damaging the business’s prospects.

Job Description

Job Title: Media & Online Manager

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The Digital Manager will be responsible for promoting Vodafone products and services to reach consumers in a timely, relevant and cost-effective manner. He or she will also be responsible for setting the bar for strategic and creative thinking in digital and social media to contribute to a favorable external positioning of Vodafone as outstanding in Digital.

Accountabilities:-

  • Manage Vodafone digital properties strategically to fully harness its potential for improvement in commercial performance and brand equity. Ensure maximum ROI is achieved.
  • Manage key marketing channels including social media, site updates, e-commerce, and mobile portal.
  • Effectively integrate digital and social media campaigns into overall communication campaigns.
  • Deploy content that builds engagement, differentiation and brand preference.
  • Drive campaigns to ultimately achieve high levels of earned media.
  • Lead innovation in the content development and make subsequent plan revisions for multiple campaigns and new initiatives.
  • Informed decision making based on assessing new consumer/shopper trends through real-time data mining and interpretation of data
  • Assist the Brand Manager in providing tools and training to ensure brand teams and agencies apply best practices.
  • Maximize business value by using digital to drive cross-functional collaboration, sharing and where appropriate integration.
  • Direct consumer interaction through real-time interactions (CRM, social media platforms, etc.) including crisis management.

Knowledge And Experience

  • Strong Digital & Social Marketing expertise (3-5 years). Experience in Social Media and/or e-commerce.
  • Marketing experience (3-5 years)
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and react to real-time trends and data
  • Proven track record in delivering complex digital marketing projects
  • Has consistently demonstrated success in a number of challenging and diverse business situations
  • Strategic vision on digital brand development
  • Good Internet & social platforms technical and functional knowledge
  • Experience in managing signals to interpret and react (real time analysis of trends and data, filtering, listening, adaptive – shorter lead times based on dynamic environmental changes)
  • Project management skills
  • Strong relationship management skills and ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams

Communication and Other Personal Skills

  • Strong communication skills; Expert level oral and written English (or main local language).
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to manage stress and dynamic environmental changes
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and “conditional” problem solving
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and decision making skills
  • Team player who is willing to work cross-functionally
  • Approachability and conflict management skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset (creative thinking and innovation)

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