Marketing Support Officer

Tunga is dedicated to creating 21st-century job opportunities for African youths through tech education and global employment. Our mission is to connect talented African software developers with international teams and projects, enabling them to take control of their destinies and make a mark in the global tech industry.We were founded in 2015 and have served over 250 clients from all over the world. Tunga’s clients have a diverse profile: SMEs, startups, and NGOs all belong to our client base. The main reason why they choose Tunga is that we are driven by empathy, empowerment, and joy of work, which translates into a high service level, high quality of work, and, quite often, long-lasting relationships with the client. In other words, we take good care of both our clients and our developers!

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Requirements: Mid-level marketer, flair for creativity, great storytelling ability, eye for design, proactiveness, looking for a challenge

Type of Engagement: Permanent

Location: Lagos, Nigeria or Kampala, Uganda (Remote)

Working Hours: Full-time

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2024


What’s your profile?

We seek a dynamic, detail-oriented, and passionate Marketing Support Officer to join our vibrant team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting our marketing efforts, ensuring the smooth execution of marketing campaigns, enhancing our brand’s visibility across various platforms, engaging with targeted communities effectively on and off social media, and strategically utilizing the social media marketing roadmap. We aim to achieve exceptional follower engagement, foster connections, drive website traffic, and increase revenue.

The ideal candidate should possess a comprehensive understanding of various social media platforms (particularly LinkedIn) and how to optimize content for maximum engagement. As a representative of Tunga, you will actively participate in relevant conversations, gently promoting our products/services using storytelling while supporting existing and potential clients. Your social media and content marketing expertise will be essential to achieving our goals and establishing strong brand connections.

Personal Attributes:

Detail-oriented: Keen attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in work.

Proactive: A self-starter who is unafraid to take initiative and suggest improvements.

Adaptable: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Passionate: Genuine interest in our mission to unleash Africa’s tech talent.


What will you be doing?

Campaign Support: Assist in the planning, executing, and monitoring of marketing campaigns across digital, social, and traditional channels.

Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging, and audience identification.

Content Creation: Collaborate with the marketing team to develop engaging content for blogs, social media, email newsletters, and other marketing materials. 

Generate, edit, publish, and share daily content (original text, images, or video) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action.

Optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of the company’s social content.

Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community

Pitch creative content to the editorial team and create editorial calendars and syndication schedules.

Data Management: Maintain and update the marketing database, ensuring accurate and timely entry of campaign performance data. Continuously improve by analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights, and best practices and then acting on the information.

Collaborate with other departments (talent, sales, etc.) to manage reputation, identify key players, and coordinate actions.

Event Coordination: Assist in organizing and promoting events, webinars, and workshops, including logistics and attendee communication. Support community growth and engagement activities. 


What do you bring to the table?

Experience: At least 1-2 years of experience in a marketing-related (social media marketing, content marketing, or digital media specialist) role, preferably within the tech or social enterprise sectors. 

Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation, and communication skills

Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge

Familiarity with marketing tools such as Google Analytics, HubSpot, or similar. Adequate knowledge of Canva design, WordPress content management system, and SEO

Knowledge of online marketing and a good understanding of major social media marketing channels, particularly LinkedIn

Positive attitude, detail, and customer-oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability

Enthusiastic about learning and building communities

Strong written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in English

Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


What do we offer you?

An inspiring and challenging job environment where you can work in an international organization on a meaningful mission;

A dynamic work environment with opportunities for professional growth.

The chance to significantly impact the lives of young African tech talents.

A relaxed office culture: flexible hours, regularly working from home if desirable, result-oriented.

Competitive salary and benefits package (including health insurance and laptop of your choice)



If you are interested, please send your motivation letter and CV ASAP (but in any case not later than the 31st of May) via the form on this page.

Suitable candidates may be invited before the expiration of the application deadline. 

For more info about Tunga, visit:

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