Social Media Manager at Kepler/ Generation Rwanda (Deadline: August 20th, 2021)

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🏘️ About the Organization and Job Details

The Organization 

Since Kepler’s launch in 2013, we are building a model of accessible and quality higher education. We provide a different kind of education – one that combines in-person, online and on-the-job learning in service of a singular goal: decent jobs for young Africans. And we have been successful, with more than 90% of scholars employed within six months of graduating. Kepler, through a partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), has enrolled more than 1,000 students across our campuses in Kigali and the Kiziba refugee camp in Western Rwanda.
We have entered into a dynamic time at Kepler. Over the next few months, Kepler hopes to become locally accredited in Rwanda through Kepler College and we are expanding our academic offerings and programs in Rwanda and Ethiopia.
Overview of the Position
We are looking for a dynamic Social Media Manager to manage our multiple social media platforms and fulfil other key communications functions. An ideal candidate has worked in multicountry NGOs or higher learning institutions and has at least three years’ experience in social media management
📋 Job Description Details

Job Position Title

Social Media Manager

Job Closing Date 

August 20th, 2021

Number of Job Positions

One Position

Job Location


Job Payment Terms and Contract

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Duties& Tasks  and Responsibilities

  • With the Chief of Staff and Director of External Relations, set annual goals for the Communications department and implement key elements of the communications strategy on all social media platforms for our Kepler programs in Rwanda and Ethiopia
  • Draft and implement an organizational social media strategy, developing brand awareness, generating inbound traffic and increasing engagement
  • Oversee day-to-day management of Kepler platforms and campaigns and ensure consistency
  • Together with the communications team, oversee the creating and implementation of the monthly editorial calendar
  • Create and publish compelling and captivating audio-visual content managing
  • Support the regular drafting of blogs and other content
  • Supervise all aspects of social media interaction between Kepler and its online communities
  • Set and track metrics around growth of Kepler social media account numbers and engagement
  • Maintain relationships with user communities and existing stakeholders on multiple platforms
  • Report on the process of applying various social media tactics using a variety of digital analytics and media tracking tools
  • Collaborate with academic and career services teams to support their respective missions, ensuring consistency in voice and cultivating an engaged social media community

💼 Job Specification

Job Educational Qualification, Experience and Skills  Needed 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or related; Experience in lieu of degree can be considered
  • A minimum of three years of demonstrable professional experience in social media management and tracking
  • Proficient using multi-social posting programs such as Hoot suite
  • Proficient using Google Analytics
  • Proficiency with Adobe Suite is an asset
  • Experience in the education sector or non-profit organization is an asset;
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda; French is an asset
  • Experience managing staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Ability to take initiative, work well under pressure, and carry out work independently
  • Team player and proven self-starter, able to work under minimal supervision
  • Cross-cultural communication skills
  • Position is Kigali, Rwanda based

🌐 How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 


Job Application Documents Needed

  • Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and cv/resume through BambooHR. Applicant link:
  • All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

Kepler values diversity as the paramount aspect of growth and provides equal opportunities. Therefore, it does not discriminate against employees based on gender, race, religion, physical abilities, social status, beliefs, and cultural values.

Application Deadline Provided

Please  Apply for  this Post not later than August /20th/2021

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