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Ongoing Recruitment at She Leads Africa, 27th May, 2019

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She Leads Africa is a digital media company for the modern, millennial African woman. With features in the Financial Times, BBC, CNN, Forbes and CNBC Africa, we’re creating the best digital content and offline events to help young African women build amazing careers and businesses, serve as community leaders and influencers, and eventually take over the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: UI/UX Designer

Location: Lagos

Details

  • The UI/UX designer will be responsible for delivering the best user experience across our digital properties.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement new designs
  • Optimize existing user interface design in line with improving our KPIs
  • Test for intuitively and experience
  • Communicate with clients
  • Conduct an ongoing user research

Commitment

  • Full time position

Hours of work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role dictates.

Requirements

  • 3 years of experience as an UI-UX Designer or similar role
  • UI design portfolio
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to discuss and explain design option
  • Detail oriented
  • Critical thinker
  • Problem solver and customer-centered
  • Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver
  • 2-3 years of experience with HTML5 & CSS3


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Intern

Location: Nationwide

Job Descriptions

  • She Leads Africa believes in the power of young African women to build amazing careers and businesses, serve as community leaders and influencers, and eventually take over the world. We all gotta start somewhere, and SLA might be the perfect place…
  • Want to gain practical insights on how a global business like She Leads Africa works?  Intern with us!!!

About our Internship Programs

  • Interning with She Leads Africa will give you the opportunity to challenge yourself in a high-intensity, fast-growing and globally recognized start-up, and learn vital professional skills under experienced managers.
  • While our internship positions are unpaid, they provide an opportunity for young professionals to gain valuable work experience, explore a new career path and develop new skills.
  • You will be given responsibilities from day one and you will be expected to make real contributions to whatever department you choose to intern with.

Departments you can intern with:

  • Marketing – Help us grow our community and reach
  • Sales and Partnerships – Help connect us to the hottest brands
  • Programs – Help plan events and programs for women across Africa
  • Content: Help create relatable content for an audience of over 400k women

Location Requirement: Anywhere in the world as long as you have a strong WiFi connection and are ready to work! (Bonus points for WAT or CAT time zones)

General Requirements

  • Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team. We don’t have time to be chasing you around to do your work
  • Has a can do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them.
  • Is passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world class institution
  • Has high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late
  • Is comfortable taking and giving feedback. We ain’t got no time for defensiveness. Plus we want to work with people who’ll make us better at our jobs; people who’ll force us to move a level up.
  • Has a good sense of humour – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained
  • Is a team player. Leave your ego at the door.
  • Understands that giving up is NOT an option
  • Is curious and eager to learn. We encourage you to use all your resources before asking your manager for the answer (Google is our BFF)
  • Is comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along
  • Understands the importance of bringing an analytical mindset to business problems


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Finance/Payments Associate

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

Job Description

  • The Finance/payments associate is responsible for ensuring that we’re able to get paid.

Responsibilities

  • Researching and identifying payment platforms and methods for various countries across Africa for both our events (ticket sales) and digital content (masterclasses)
  • Making recommendation of the best payments to use
  • Sending invoices and receipts for our larger clients

Requirements

  • Excellent research skills
  • Interest in fintech esp. payments
  • Interest in creating amazing customer experiences
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proactive thinker

Hours of work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role dictates.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: Video Producer

Location: Lagos

Details

  • The Video Producer/Manager will be responsible for creating video content across SLA’s platform as well as for our brand clients like Shea’s Moisture, Facebook and Mistubishi.

Responsibilities

  • Come up with creative short video concepts in line with SLAs content mandate (i.e. must have some connection to women’s career and business)
  • Create at least 3-6 videos per week
  • Analyze users’ feedback to improve content ideas
  • Work with the sales team to create video content for brand partners

Commitment

  • Full time position

Hours of work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role dictates.

Requirements

  • Great sense of humour
  • Ability to work independently and under close direction
  • Passion for the internet and creating digital video content
  • Experience using Adobe Premiere Pro and entire CC suite
  • Able to come up with creative ideas for video content
  • Extremely knowledgeable about at least one social platform such as: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat
  • Meticulous, technical, organized, and creative at the same time
  • Experienced in a deadline-driven environment and internet video
  • Experience behind a camera and knowledge of lighting and sound


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Masterclass Producer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

Job Description

  • The Masterclass Producer will be responsible for growing and overseeing the digital Motherland Mogul Masterclasses program (see here).

Responsibilities

  • Take full ownership of the SLA Masterclass program – make it your baby!
  • Research, develop and suggest new Masterclass topics based on data and feedback from our community
  • Identify instructors for the various masterclasses (SLA team members, senior business leaders). Producer will be required to be the instructor for at least 4 masterclasses)
  • Manage/oversee program logistics (identifying instructors, sending out calendar invites, test videos etc)
  • Create aesthetic and functional Masterclass “workbooks” for participants to use during instruction, based on the curriculum sent by instructors
  • Develop and implement marketing strategy for how to scale/grow program sign ups

Requirements
We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has the ability to live and work in either Lagos, Nigeria or Cape Town, South Africa
  • Has previous experience teaching or creating training courses
  • Has broad business experience or has worked across multiple functions in a business
  • Has the ability to explain complex things in a simple, open manner
  • Has a clear idea about the types of lessons young women in Africa need to
  • Has ample project management skills, and is not afraid to take ownership of a new program and help it grow

At SLA our culture is best for people who:

  • Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team
  • Have a can do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them
  • Are passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world class institution
  • Have high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late
  • Are comfortable taking and giving feedback
  • Have a good sense of humour – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained
  • Are comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: VP, Finance

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Brief

  • The VP Finance  is responsible for ensuring that we’re able to get paid.

Responsibilities

  • Directing all aspects of accounting operations
  • Analyzing company’s financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management.
  • Developing and maintaining all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting. Ensuring that records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Oversee accountant.
  • Coordinating, preparing and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
  • Coordinating and/or preparing tax schedules, returns and information
  • Managing all tax planning and compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property and other applicable taxes
  • Managing cash flow
  • Managing pan-African payment platforms
  • Proactively looking for cost saving strategies

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. CPA and/or CMA preferred but not required.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work without direct supervision, and efficiently manage tasks and time
  • Interest in creating amazing customer experiences
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proactive thinker

Hours of Work

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
  • dictates.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: VP, Content

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

Job Decription

  • The VP Content is responsible for managing the entire content platform for SLA (Website, Newsletter, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)

Responsibilities

  • Manage all content associates (~4-5) by reviewing their workflow processes and all content before they get published
  • Develop monthly targets for all content associates and conduct quarterly performance review
  • Develop new content ideas for the website and social media including multimedia and downloadable options
  • Build the SLA brand as a platform that allows others to create and show their brands
  • Track and monitor weekly visitor analytics and ensure monthly growth on all platforms
  • Be responsible for all digital programming on social media including twitter chats, webinars, facebook q&a’s, Instagram takeovers, etc
  • Understand our audience and continue to refine the content delivered to them

Requirements

  • Previous experience managing a content team
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Passion for creating multimedia content to help women live their best lives
  • Basic video editing/ graphic creation skills
  • Strong understanding of the SLA brand and how its created through our content
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Comfort using data to influence content creation ideas

Hours of Work

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role dictates.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: VP, Growth

Location: Lagos

Details

  • The VP Growth will be responsible for making sure that we rapidly grow our community. With the target of reaching 2mn African women (up from 600k now) by 2020.

Responsibilities

  • Bring traditional and creative ideas how to grow our community across social and newsletter
  • A/B test those ideas
  • Analyze the data and users’ feedback
  • Exchange ideas/data/feedback with other departments (Product, marketing, top management) in order to present results and make the product more user-centric
  • Understand conversion rate optimization (CRO) principles and hacks and being able to apply CRO hacks to any businesses.
  • Working on a lean startup process.
  • Work with the AARRR Sales Metrics Diagram (Acquisition – Activation – Retention – Referral – Revenue)
  • Prioritize growth channels
  • Scale and automate the growth processes
  • Knowledgeable about referral marketing and being able to create viral growth.

Commitment

  • Full time position

Hours of work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role dictates.

Requirements

  • Be data-driven and kind of a data-geek: clear understanding of data, analytics, metrics and statistics.
  • Be social and understanding users’ behavior. Having great customer relations skills and being focus on customer experience
  • Willing to learn.
  • Have a startup mindset.
  • Experience in A/B Testing and Data Analytics
  • Editing and copywriting skills
  • Not be scared of pivoting
  • Knowledge about both inbound and outbound marketing
  • Some programming knowledge preferred
  • Be performance and results-oriented
  • Be curious and creative
  • Be relentless in pursuit of growth
  • Have experience with growth hackings tools such as Optimizely for A/B Testing, MailChimp for email marketing campaigns, HubSpot for CRM, sales and marketing purposes, Zapier to automate workflowsIntellectual curiosity and an interest in learning new skills


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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