We are actively looking to fill our Communications & Public Relations Manager role. The selected candidate will create and oversee the implementation of a strategic communications and public relations plan to support Oui Capital’s goals of finding and funding the most brilliant entrepreneurs. N.B: This is an analyst level position and position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute an annual comprehensive communications and public relations plan to support, founder- relations, investor relations and key programs. The plan will include: media relations, social media management, external publications, management of all websites, and marketing activities to support programs. The plan will include specific outputs and outcome goals for each area.

  • Coordinate website maintenance- ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly.

  • Write venture capital and startup related content to be published as part of Oui Capital’s public relations strategy.

  • Increase Oui Capital’s brand awareness by managing physical and digital brand appearance.

  • Monitor relevant related media coverage to understand how to leverage news and trends to advance Oui Capital’s priorities.

  • Assist partner(s) with end to end relations with the press including writing of press releases, answering interview questions and scheduling PR activities.

  • Oversee the creation of all collateral materials for events and programs.

  • Serve as the primary media contact for Oui Capital.

  • Assist partner(s) in financial and non-financial investor reporting.

  • Work with the investment team to continuously develop and improve founder-relations.

  • Various other tasks, projects, and deadlines that arise in relation to above.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree in Marketing, Advertising, public relations or communications is preferred.

  • Creativity, a high level of energy, and passion for tech and entrepreneurship.

  • Familiarity with the African startup or venture capital ecosystem.

  • Self starter. Ability to take initiative to further the company’s relationships with external stakeholders

  • Ability to also take initiative and work independently and prioritize work daily.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including proofreading skills. Ability to rapidly write clear, strong, compelling communications.

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work and communicate with diverse constituents, across continents.

  • Strong technology skills, including experience working with CRMs, Mailchimp, graphic design, publishing, web software (WordPress), and all social media platforms.

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