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Vacancies

Webmaster

We are looking for a Webmaster to maintain our website to meet user needs. You will be responsible for making webpages easy to use, attractive and secure.
In this role, you should be detailed-oriented and an excellent communicator. Balancing a creative eye with an analytical mind is essential. If you also have a strong technical background, we’d like to meet you.
Ultimately, you will ensure the functionality and efficiency of web infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • Build functional and easy-to-use websites
  • Test websites across browsers, operating systems and devices
  • Maintain, configure and troubleshoot servers
  • Ensure site security by setting up firewalls and login pages
  • Optimize loading speeds and capacity
  • Debug pages and fix broken links or images
  • Update website content and review SEO
  • Monitor and analyze site performance (e.g traffic, conversions)
  • Address user complaints

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Webmaster or Web Developer
  • Knowledge of web analytics and SEO
  • Familiarity with WordPress-based websites
  • Working knowledge of WordPress-based themes especially Divi Theme.
  • Proficient in HTML/CSS, XML; knowledge of SQL and Javascript is preferred
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical abilities
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to generate creative ideas
  • Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills

Associate Graphic Designer

The associate graphic designer job description includes the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. You’ll be the one to shape the visual aspects of websites, books, magazines, product packaging, exhibitions and more.
Your graphics should capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the right message. For this, you need to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. If you can communicate well and work methodically as part of a team, we’d like to meet you.
The goal is to inspire and attract the target audience.

Responsibilities

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements
  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas
  • Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand
  • Use the appropriate colors and layouts for each graphic
  • Work with the Lead Graphic Designer and Creative Director to produce the final design
  • Test graphics across various media
  • Amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

Requirements

  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Figma, Canva)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is not compulsory.

Associate Poetry Editor

Our Associate Poetry Editor will read, edit, and provide feedback on poetry submissions. We need someone with a passion for literature to contribute educated opinions on the poetry submissions in our queue. All editors will work closely with the managing editor in developing the poetry section of the Kreative Diadem Issue.

Responsibilities

  • Read and comment on poetry submissions and determine suitability for the Kreative Diadem Issue.
  • Solicit for new poetry submissions when necessary.
  • Report directly to the Poetry Editor and provide updates/progress reports as necessary.
  • Assist Poetry Editor with additional tasks as needed.

Requirements

  • Access to Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Submittable (or willingness to learn).
  • Internet connectivity & email access
  • Familiarity with poetic forms, styles, and techniques.
  • Ability to meet editorial deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

A degree in English or past experience with editing is preferred but not required.

Associate Social Media Manager

We are looking for a talented Associate Social media manager to administer our social media accounts. You will be responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to followers. You will manage our company image in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing goals.
As an Associate Social media manager, we expect you to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to express our company’s views creatively.
Ultimately, you should be able to handle our social media presence ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
  • Design and implement a social media strategy to align with business goals
  • Set specific objectives and report on ROI
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news)
  • Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Collaborate with other teams, like marketing, sales and customer service to ensure brand consistency
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews
  • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout)
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Social media manager
  • Hands-on experience in content management
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video)
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of online marketing channels
  • Familiarity with web design
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and multitasking skills
  • Work closely with the Social Media Manager.

 

Isolation

Our third issue ever, "Isolation" is out. We had thought-provoking conversations with Alexis Teyie and Tobi Nifesi. It's a collection of works from some of the finest minds out there -- poetry, short stories, interviews, and creative essays.

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You can add your literary work to an endless list of poems, short stories, flash fiction, and essays.

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