Managing Director, Pulse Uganda
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.
We are looking for a Managing Director who will be responsible for leading the expansion of Pulse into Uganda - and executing our vision and short and long term strategic goals in the market. You will help to lead the efforts to launch a new Pulse platform in Uganda and grow the organisation. We are therefore looking for a candidate with a proven track record of taking on a range of responsibilities including driving strategy implementation, sourcing and recruiting talent, business development, client and partner relationship building, internal operations, resource management, team leadership and development. You will have the support of our international teams and be a key driver of Pulse’s growth in East Africa.
Plans & Operations
Sales & Business Development
Desired Skills & Experience
As Managing Director of Pulse Uganda, you will be directly reporting to the Managing Director for Pulse in East Africa, Leonie von Elverfeldt. She is also the Managing Director of Pulse Kenya, an operation she established.
The whole Pulse team is made up of incredible and passionate individuals who go above and beyond to inform and engage our young audience with quality content, also delighting our clients and partners with their creative ability to engage their target audiences.
As a team, we value creativity and curiosity, which helps us to stay ahead of the curve. Our Pan African team collaborates cross-functionally and values each other’s unique perspectives and opinions - true to our core values of teamwork. We also value trust as a team - both in how we work with each other transparently and how we deliver reliably for our clients. Our editorial and content team lead with credibility, which our audience values immensely.
If you would like to apply, please send your CV and a cover email explaining why you’re a great fit for this role to [email protected].