Duty Station: Kampala,
Chocolate is a rapidly growing social enterprise in Uganda sourcing specialty
cocoa-producing award-winning bean to bar chocolate at the origin. Working with
over 1,000 certified organic smallholder farmers, our mission is to sustainably
increase incomes and reduce risk for our suppliers while positively impacting
the community and environment around us. Latitude is the leading supplier of
specialty cocoa and the premier bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Marketing & Social Media Officer is a
full-time, in-country position implementing marketing, advertising, and social
media strategies to lead the expansion of distribution for Latitude Chocolate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
and create social media marketing content and advertisements
social media accounts and manage customer engagement on Instagram and Facebook
to customer acquisition and customer care strategy
advertising and promotion activities (markets, events, partnerships, influencer
collaborations, tastings, etc.)
to the development of marketing, branding, and packaging and distribution
and execute events and factory tours and tastings
in product development and ongoing market research
addition to these responsibilities, all employees are encouraged to propose
programs, strategies, or experiments which they feel offer a promising avenue
for improvements to the company or livelihoods of the farmers.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
and/or Master’s degree from reputable university in related field
experience in sales and distribution of food products
in marketing, promotion and social media
of or previous experience in hospitality, FCMG, and/or specialty food product
organization and communication skills
design experience and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and other
spoken and written English, fluency in Luganda desired
personality with an interest in quality products made in Africa
and willingness to learn on the job
attitude and sense of humor
Benefits & Compensation:
of annual leave plus public holidays
of all work-related travel
How to Apply:
qualified and interested candidates, please submit a CV, cover letter, and
references to email@example.com.
Please note, this
position is open to East African residents only.