Market Coordinator- Senegal Ivory Coast (Abidjan, Dakar)
Taptap Send, Cote D'ivoire

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Oct 25, 2021
Last Date
Jan 25, 2022

Job Description

Our Mission Reduce inequity by helping immigrants move money home by becoming the leading cross-border fintech for immigrants.
The Team-gt; Founded by Harvard grads / 3rd-time founders --- also founded Segovia (successful exit) and GiveDirectly (gt;300M revenue, fastest-growing NGO).-gt; Top performers from top and varied organizations (e.g., Bain, Bolt, Google, McKinsey, SafeBoda, Uber, Zipline) --- we like moving fast, and we hire people that do as well.-gt; Driven by mission, guided by values (see below) in deed, not just word.-gt; Team as global as the mission, gt;30 languages from 25 countries (i.e., if you’re interested in learning to make Chicken Moambe, we’re the place).
About UsTaptap Send is backed by top VCs (Spark, Canaan, Reid Hoffman, Breyer Capital, etc.), rapidly growing and a great place for those looking for both impact and a fast-paced tech startup environment. Read more about the journey in Reid Hoffman’s words or TechCrunch article (outdated)Launched in 2019, Taptap is tapping into a transformative shift in global finance: from banks to phones. While this has affected wealthier countries as well, it has been nothing short of a revolution for the emerging markets where the overwhelming majority of population had been unable to access digital finance previously. Its first product, Taptap Send, allows immigrants to send money home instantly and with no fee, saving money in the process. With a formal market size of gt;700B alone, we’ve got a lot more saving to do for our users. And that’s just the beginning.
Our InvestorsSpark Capital, Canaan, Reid Hoffman, Breyer Capital (Jim Breyer), Unbound (Shravin Mittal), Wamda (Fadi Ghandour), Firstminute Capital, Slow Ventures (Sam Lessin), Helios Partners (Souleymane Ba), Co-ventures (Ali Hamed), Nikesh Arora, Samih Toukan, and many other context-specific angels
The Role (6-month contract with potential for extension)
As Market Coordinator, you will help Taptap Send solidify and accelerate its growth in Senegal and Ivory Coast. The role offers the chance to partner with an early-stage, hyper-growth startup where you will directly have an impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.Reporting to the Business Development Manager for Francophone Africa, you will:
  • Work with telecoms and other key partners (e.g. aggregators, banks, payment providers) to solidify existing and build new partnerships in Senegal and Ivory Coast
  • Support growth and business development efforts, including:
  • Conduct customer research with transfer recipients on a regular basis.
  • Brainstorm on new opportunities and partnerships that can help us deliver on our value proposition in these markets.
  • Hold various face to face meetings with key individuals.
  • Recommending marketing and communication channels
  • Visiting mobile money pick-up locations (POSs) across Senegal and CIV to understand service performance and overall customer experience
  • Driving operational implementation with payment providers and ambassador programs
  • Sourcing users across various phone and payment networks.
  • Finding test recipients for cross border transactions
  • 1-3+ years in a high-growth environment or world-class firm
  • ‘Right to work’ in Ivory Coast or Senegal and currently based in either Dakar or Abidjan
  • Willing to travel across both countries frequently
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Fluent in English and French a requirement -- any other local language an added advantage
Also, you are:
  • Outgoing you should love speaking to people and enjoy building relationships with customers and community members across cultures
  • Execution oriented we are an early-stage startup with an impact-first philosophy and a lot to be done. You should be able to overturn objections, accelerate point A to point B, and sprint towards outcomes
  • Poised the role will require you to be the face of the company in front of various partners
  • Competitive pay (based on experience)
  • Flexible hours
  • Regular team events with the team
  • No formal dress code
Taptap ValuesImpact first. Team next. Accept reality. Propose solutions. Win with grit. Be proactively candid, with yourself and others. Love the particular. Own it. Create positive energy. Maybe, even have fun.
Note: we recognize imposter syndrome is real - any candidate that does not perfectly fit every characteristic of this role is still strongly encouraged to apply.

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