Vacancy: Public relations team lead

To maintain, improve and expand the relationships with our partners we are looking for a PR team lead.

You are a senior who knows the dynamics between seniority and unassumingness. You love celebrating success with the team and are able to see what a failure of the team says about yourself. You can play with sometimes being creative and at other times setting and processing routine tasks for and with the team. Every day has a new challenge, and you embrace it knowing that the teams and management are supporting you.

The team you work with is responsible for maintaining and expanding relationships with our partners. These partners maintain websites and blogs and we work together with them to achieve better results for our clients in search engines. The team is currently going through several changes and needs someone who can support them with structure, direction and connection with the other teams at upMention. On the long term you work on finding creative ways to expand our network of partners together with the team.

Do you like to work in a growing team which is enjoying their work? We would like to meet you to explore if we can journey together.

What you do

  • Work towards the goal of the client and the goal of upMention with the team
  • Make sure you have the right people in your team
  • Ask your team where they would like to go and adjust the direction together
  • Build relationships and connections with the other teams
  • Come up with creative ideas to maintain, improve and expand relationships with our partners
  • Create and adjust the long-term plan with and for the team
  • Do research about digital marketing trends and search engine optimization.
  • Report to the other teams at upMention about the plans and the progress.

What you need

  • A growth mindset
  • An intuitive leadership style
  • Being able to nourish creativity in the team
  • An organized approach of the work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • At least five years of experience with leading teams
  • A bachelor’s degree related to PR, marketing or related field.
  • Good typing skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Fluent in English

Added advantages

  • Experience with scrum
  • Experience with OKR’s
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization and online marketing
  • Dutch language – dan ben je extra welkom!

What we offer

  • Belonging to an enthusiast international team with employees in The Netherlands and Kenya
  • A very warm welcome for you, the way you are
  • Internal training on our unique approach of people, leadership and personal development
  • Coaching and training by third parties
  • Market rate salary
  • Modern and quiet work environment in Nairobi
  • Daily lunch
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How to apply

If interested, you can apply via https://forms.gle/fNJSXukbc4xqZ8ECA. We do not accept applications via email. The closing date is the 26th of May 2022. In case of any questions, you can contact Richard via the email address below.

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