Social Media Manager at Pulse Nigeria

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience – and providing expansive media reach and creative marketing solutions to partners. We run news websites and social channels and marketing and production across Francophone and Anglophone West Africa and East Africa. We are a platform leading in reach with our news and entertainment content – with millions of regular users per month. We are also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.


Pulse is looking for a Social Media Manager to join the team. As a Social Media Manager, you will develop and execute cool and interesting strategies and digitally-focused initiatives across social media channels aimed at engaging the client’s audience. Our ideal candidate is passionate, socially aware of changing media trends, a fun person, and equal parts content developer and community manager.


  • Produce content calendars according to deadlines and to the highest standard
  • Excellent Copywriting skills for Social Media.
  • Responsible for proactively suggesting and implementing creative out-of-the-box digital strategies to improve the quality of Pulse client campaigns
  • Responsible for leading the community management activities for all clients
  • Complete execution of all approved strategies.
  • Ensuring work is delivered to the highest standard, on time and on budget.
  • Ensure proper QA is done before the content is shared for review
  • Implement strategies in accordance with the client’s requirements.
  • Ensure 100% time management.
  • Ensure 100% task management.
  • Produce monthly reports and campaign reports at the end of each social media campaign that outlines the successes and failures of the campaigns.
  • Responsible for documenting and filing project details


  • Keeping the team up-to-speed with the latest social media trends
  • Research and suggest new social media account management tools.


  • To build and sustain strong and long-lasting relationships with Account Managers.
  • To ensure participation and contribution during strategy sessions
  • To work closely with the Directors and Team Heads to respond to new business opportunities, and collaborate with the team to implement the agreed-upon digital strategy and tactics.
  • Ensuring work is delivered to the highest standard, on time and on budget.