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About The Project

Afropolitan Cities is currently working on a nation-wide African Diaspora focused marketing campaign for  WorldRemit - a premiere global money transfer company. WorldRemit is seeking to grow its market share in the $60B money transfer market in the Diaspora market. Afropolitan Cities is partnering with WorldRemit to develop a nation-wide African Diaspora community engagement strategy and campaign. The goal of the campaign is to grow WorldRemit’s brand awareness and market share in the African Diaspora by implementing a nation-wide community engagement plan that includes marketing through various channels including African super markets, restaurants, social media influencers, interest and professional groups, etc. The scope of the project includes conducting research to identify and create Diaspora database of key entities and building relationships with key Diaspora community partners to maximize reach and brand awareness through these channels.

Afropolitan Cities is seeking highly motivated local community brand ambassadors for various regional markets with strong familiarity, understanding and relationships with various Diaspora businesses, groups, organizers and influencers. Our brand ambassadors will be responsible for research, business development, relationship building, account management, sales and marketing in the various markets.

Brand Ambassador Responsibilities

  • Familiarize and keep high level knowledge about WorldRemit products and services as a brand ambassador

  • Conduct research and build database of African supermarkets, groups, churches, etc.

  • Contact potential partners and businesses to establish rapport and arrange meetings

  • Develop and maintain relationships with Diaspora organizations, partners and businesses

  • Present, promote and sell WorldRemit marketing campaign packages to African supermarkets, restaurants, influencers, groups, businesses etc

  • Anticipate needs of clients and explore opportunities to maximize reach and awareness of WorldRemit brand

  • Negotiate various innovative win-win campaign deals that can maximize reach and awareness of WorldRemit brand.

  • Attend brand ambassador training & weekly status meetings

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree preferably in sales, marketing or similar field.

  • 3+ years of experience in sales and marking role

  • Good familiarity with MS Word, power point and excel

  • Technology savvy

  • Connected with various networks, organizations and businesses in the African Diaspora

  • Resourceful problem solver

  • Ability take ownership & manage work independently

  • Superior interpersonal skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in at least one African language

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