Company Profile: candi is a dedicated rooftop solar company for SMEs across Asia and Africa. We bring together international capital, through our Swiss-based founders, and local expertise in order to provide a unique offering to this underserved sector. In so doing candi aims to have a big social impact, reduce carbon emissions, create jobs, increase energy access, and save money for small businesses in emerging markets. www.candi.solar
Job Summary: The company is looking to recruit an ambitious and energetic Marketing Manager, who will help candi to lead the revolution of solar for SMEs. Given that candi is taking solar into a new realm with a new set of tools, the role will require creativity, innovation and a new way of thinking.
Location: South Africa/ Johannesburg/ flexible. Remote working possible.
Hours: Full time preferred, part-time considered for experienced candidates.
5-7 yrs of experience within digital & offline marketing, preferably for B2B-focused start-ups
Hone & improve the candi brand (visual aesthetic)
Ensuring candi is effectively targeting the SME client base in our markets of operation
Develop effective marketing materials (online & offline)
Manage ongoing digital marketing projects with external agency(s), both in South Africa and abroad, including budget management
Executing marketing events with local trade associations, chambers of commerce, and/ or other relevant SME membership organisations to further candi’s brand recognition
Enhance digital marketing footprint of candi (SoMe)
Ensure press hits & PR for candi (trade & retail press)- preferably with experience or PR contacts from within the renewable energy space
Website maintenance & updates
Building strategic partnerships through external sales channels
Working Culture Requirements:
A dynamic, cross-functional team player, willing to take initiative on projects in the context of a multicultural start-up trying to execute big, bold ideas with limited resources
You must be open, honest, trustworthy, a strong communicator, and understand that what we get done as a team surpasses what we get done individually
candi is an equal opportunities employer
candi is unique because...
We value potential over experience in our people
We focus exclusively on helping SMEs get access to cheap, clean rooftop solar energy
We have a strong emphasis on a client-centric & innovation-driven working culture
To encourage healthy work-life balance candi offers a 2 month sabbatical after 3 years of employment
We are an international team where remote working is commonplace, where we trust our team members to actively carve out a role for themselves according to their skillset.
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