Careers

At DCA Trust, we owe our success to the outstanding people who make it happen very single day. We don’t just say we’re passionate about our people – we mean it. We always listen to what our people have to say.

Our people are central to our success and growth and we are looking for experienced, inspired and ambitious professionals who are willing to take DCA Trust to the next level.

Here you will undertake challenging local and international assignments enabling you to reach your full potential. You will work with multi-skilled teams of experts from all over the world. You will be expected to attend to assignments with high degrees of autonomy, and be an independent thinker.

Think you have the DCA Trust spirit? Then we would like to hear from you and we are hiring now with direct candidate applications prioritized.

View open opportunities below

Opportunities

Job brief

Job description: We are looking for an outstanding Web and Mobile App Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our website. You will build our websites from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

Responsibilities

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with other department to produce the best products
  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android and other platforms
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Work with outside data sources and API’s
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.

Interactions:

  • Supervision Received: Requires little to no supervision. Plans and carries out work assignments; resolves most conflicts which arise; coordinates work with others as necessary; interprets policy on own initiative in terms of established objectives. Keeps Team leader informed of progress, potentially controversial matters, or far-reaching implications
  • Supervisory Duties: No functional supervisory responsibility but is responsible for managing a specific function.

Requirements

  • Recent graduate (or working towards a degree) in computer science, information systems or software engineering.
  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript or Ruby on Rails
  • Solid experience with Content management Systems
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Proven working experience in Android development
  • Have published at least one original Android app
  • Experience with Android SDK
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
  • Understands the process of building, debugging and profiling apps
  • A passion for all things mobile development related keeping up on trends, architectures, emerging technologies
  • Self -motivated and disciplined work ethic to meet deadlines and bring the app live
  • Able to work independently without supervision to code and develop the app

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Salary Package Negotiable.

How To Apply:
Please email support@dotconnectafrica.org with your CV, a link to your LinkedIn profile, and a cover letter explaining why you believe you would be a good fit for the role.

A Journalist will be required to create, build and publish content for a variety of websites and digital platforms. He/She will manage daily updates through the content management systems to keep subscribers and prospects up-to-date with schedule and program information.

The ideal candidate for this position must be adept at using complex content and scheduling systems, comfortable tracking large amounts of information and offers a proven blend of editorial skills (copy writing, social media best practices) and technical know-how. Prior experience producing for a website or digital property is a must. An interest in Internet, Ecommerce, Mobile and Business and related portfolios is a requirement

Immediate Role:

-Building job description for Interns, supervising and making them productive to achieve the daily quota of 4 articles per Blog/Website and production of video content on a bi-weekly basis.

-Design a program and budget for the content creation for both Blog/ Video channels

Daily Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day content uploading in a variety of content management systems to achieve daily quota
  • Manage the website as an acquisition channel, with full accountability for driving engagement and signups
  • Propose a manageable model for the production, aggregation and monetizing of video content
  • Focus fanatically on user experience, web conversion, and getting the most value from site visitors
  • Create strategy for monetizing all platforms through soliciting adverts
  • Identify, plan and execute regular interviews with CEO’s, COO’s, Start Up founders, Brand managers and related to be featured on a regular basis for both written and video channels
  • Identify and attend or delegate all events that are relevant to the digital expansion
  • Build a list of panAfrican digital partners
  • Aid interns “internal clients” in their adoption and use of CMS and scheduling tools
    Produce written content and schedules
  • Ensure accuracy of program schedule information online
  • Develop, create and deploy content across all digital outlets .com
  • Edit and proofread a variety of content types for the website, ensuring it meets style, tone and marketing message requirements, as well as reflecting the brand
  • Owns projects end-to-end as assigned and overseen by manager
  • Intimately understand corporate priorities and how they connect to latest tech-business trends and media
  • Work proactively and volunteer assistance without being asked & under tight schedules
  • Act as point-person and in-house “expert” for certain content publishing systems
  • Manage relationships with other teams
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Expand and maintain existing social media presence
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Manage the digital presence and the developing the Miss.Africa and Generation.Africa intitiatives

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in marketing, Media and Communications or a related field
  • Experience new media professional with at least 5-7 years of experience transforming the performance of web properties into successful acquisition channels
  • Proven working experience in digital marketing
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Experience in optimising landing pages and user funnels
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, NetInsight, Omniture, WebTrends)
  • Working knowledge of ad serving tools (e.g., DART, Atlas)
  • Experience in setting up and optimising Google Adwords campaigns
  • Experience with online video content provision and market
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Salary Package Negotiable.

How To Apply:
Please email support@dotconnectafrica.org with your CV, a link to your LinkedIn profile, and a cover letter explaining why you believe you would be a good fit for the role.