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Business Devlopment & Account Manager

Bongo Live is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers via mobile,...
Bongo Live is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers via mobile, email, web and social media.  Bongo Live was recently named a Forbes Africa top 20 technology startup company.  Bongo Live has also been featured onChoiceFM, Al-Jazeera & BBC Africa.

If you are seeking a company that is professional, fun, fast paced and provides a chance to learn skills beyond your role then you've found your match. We are seeking talented individuals with experience in sales, advertising, brand management and communications to join our team.

Requirements:
•	Excellent written and oral fluency in English & Swahili
•	3+ years of experience in marketing, PR, communications, advertising or related industry (Digital marketing experience is a plus)
•	Experience in sales or business development role
•	Experience working with multinational brands
•	Ability to work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Quick Learner and ability to think on your feet
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and manage subordinates
•	Technology savvy & comfortable with online services
•	Smart dressing
•	Creative and outgoing
•	Patient, calm under pressure and highly organized
•	Comfortable with figures and experienced in handling budgets
•	Location - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Responsibilities:
•	Research clients' products, services, plans, competitors and target markets
•	Planning and preparing sales presentations
•	Develop detailed proposals, price solutions and pitch for new contracts
•	Meeting clients for briefings and to discuss strategy
•	Performing regular client follow ups
•	Work with team members to plan and implement solutions for client
•	Ensure that projects and work are executed on time and within budget. 
•	Respond and handle clients' requests as they arise
•	Keep detailed records and handle budgets and invoicing
•	Prepare and present reports of work completed to client
•	Manage multiple accounts flexibly
•	Providing management with feedback

Only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Submit answers to the following questions with your application.

1. You have just walked into the office and the manager tells you to complete two very urgent tasks  before lunch. One is to meet with a prospective client and another to complete a monthly progress report . After 30mins a major client calls you requesting a proposal within 2 hours. need to check in on 3 customers today. Within these three tasks what will you do first, second and third, and why?

2. You are told by your manager that he has a friend who has a factory that manufacturers cosmetics and is willing to better understand how digital marketing can help him. He is a potential customer. What potential digital campaign or promotion might you envision for this client?

3. In the middle of a presentation you are making on the benefits of SMS marketing, a potential customer stops you and says "All my clients use smartphones and the Internet. We don't need SMS". How will you respond?

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Sales & Marketing - Internship/Practical Training

Bongo Live Enterprises is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers...
Bongo Live Enterprises is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers via mobile, email, web and social media.  Bongo Live was recently named a Forbes Africa top 20 technology startup company and has also been featured onChoiceFM, Al-Jazeera & BBC Africa.

If you are seeking a company that is professional, fun, fast paced and provides a chance to learn skills beyond your role then you've found your match. We are seeking young, talented and energetic individuals to promote our services and solicit customers. Aside from sales you would also be expected to manage the client relationship and ensure that the necessary work across the various marketing channels gets completed. 

Candidates must be technology and mobile savvy, understand the local Tanzanian/Dar es Salaam market very well, and be able to grasp new concepts in a relatively short time.  Candidates must be extremely good communicators and be able to clearly explain abstract concepts persuasively. 

Other requirements:
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•	Work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Swahili and English fluency required
•	Experience in a sales, business development, marketing is a plus
•	Technology knowledge/experience preferred
•	Creativity & Humor a plus
•	Location - Dar es Salaam

Answer the following questions when submitting your application (ENGLISH OR SWAHILI) :

1. You need to check in on 3 customers today: A car dealer who is friendly but doesn't make a lot of money, a restaurant that is brand new and a wedding planner who has a terrible attitude but who gets a lot of work. Who do you visit first, second and third, and why?

Unatakiwa kuwatebelea wateja watarajiwa watatu 3 kwa siku moja ya Leo. 
1) Muuzaji wa magari ambaye ni mpole na anaogea vizuri na wateja wake.
2) Mmiliki wa restaurant iliyofunguliwa karibuni.
3) Mwandaa Harusi na shuguli mbali mbali , ambaye ni mkali na mbishi, lakini anapata biashara nyingi.
A) Tafadhali andika utaanza kuonana na nani wa kwanza,wapili  na watatu
B) Andika sababu ambayo uchukua uamuzi huo.

2. You are told by your manager that he has a friend who has a fashion boutique and is willing to better understand how digital marketing can help him. He is a potential customer. What are the next 3 things you will do? 

Unaagizwa na Meneja wako wa masoko ana rafiki , mmiliki wa fashion boutique na angependa kujua zaidi kuhusu digital marketing na itakavyo saidia Kukuza biashara yake. Yeye ni Mteja mtarajiwa na anapenda kutumia Digital Marketing. Andika hatua tatu ambazo utachukua, andika kwa fasaha, na kuleweka?

3. In the middle of a presentation you are making on the benefits of SMS marketing, a potential customer stops you and says "All my clients use smartphones and the Internet. We don't need SMS". How will you respond?

Fikiria unatoa presentation kuhusu benifits of SMS marketing, na katikati ya presentation Mteja mtarajiwa anakusimamisha  na kusema " wateja wangu wote  wanazo smatphones na internet. Hatuhitaji SMS. Je wewe utafanya nini?

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Senior Telecoms & Software Engineer

Bongo Live Enterprises is a Mobile Technology and VAS company based in Dar es Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live works in the areas of bulk sms, sms aggregation and enterprise mobile solutions. Bongo Live was recently named a Forbes Africa top...
Bongo Live Enterprises is a Mobile Technology and VAS company based in Dar es Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live works in the areas of bulk sms, sms aggregation and enterprise mobile solutions. Bongo Live was recently named a Forbes Africa top 20 technology startup and has been featured on BBC, Al-Jazeera and ChoiceFM.

We're seeking a talented, and experienced engineer to enhance and support existing sms gateways and bulk sms applications and oversee and support mobile network connections.

If you are seeking a company that is professional, fun, fast paced and provides a chance to learn skills beyond your role then you've found your match. Attractive remuneration package.

Other requirements:
•	5+ year of experience in telecoms or software engineering role
•	Hands on experience with SMPP and mobile network connectivity
•	Strong understanding and familiarity with Linux/CentOS
•	Working knowledge of networking and VPN.
•	PHP web development experience a plus. 
•	Knowledge of PHP frameworks a plus. 
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•	Hands On software development experience
•	Familiar with software development lifecycle, 
•	Read and understand API documents and learn quickly to implement
•	Communicate well and document work
•	Work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Ability to develop quick prototypes
•	Take ownership of projects and lead & supervise junior developers
•	Location - Dar es Salaam

Technical Requirements:
•	Experience working with Kannel & SMPP Protocols a must
•	Experience with system administration/networking on Linux servers  a must
•	Familiarity with PHP, HTML and other web scripting languages abilities
•	Frameworks - Smarty, CodeIgniter, Wordpress,
•	MySQL, Oracle DB experience
•	Integration experience with HTTP, XML, SOAP, JSON and other APIs
•	Knowledge of cloud platforms (AWS, Rackspace etc) is a plus

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Software Developer - Internship/Practical Training

Bongo Live Enterprises is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers...
Bongo Live Enterprises is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers via mobile, email, web and social media. Bongo Live was a finalist at the Pivot25 mobile technology competition in 2011 and was named a Forbes Africa top 20 technology startup company in 2012. Bongo Live has also been featured onChoiceFM, Al-Jazeera & BBC Africa.

If you are seeking a company that is professional, fun, fast paced and provides a chance to learn skills beyond your role then you've found your match. We are looking for a talented developer who can join our young passionate team as an intern and help build innovative mobile solutions for the African market. You'll gain valuable experience working in a fast paced start up environment as well as learning about technology in Africa. 

Candidates must be familiar with software development lifecycle, experience with testing techniques and deploying code across multiple environments. The developer will push out new features on the existing Bongo Live platform as well as work on new services. 

Other requirements:
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•	Read and understand API documents and learn quickly to implement
•	Communicate well and document work
•	Work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Ability to develop quick prototypes
•	Take ownership of projects
•	Location - Dar es Salaam

Technical Requirements:
Other requirements:
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•	Read and understand API documents and learn quickly to implement
•	Communicate well and document work
•	Work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Ability to develop quick prototypes
•	Take ownership of projects
•	Location - Dar es Salaam

Technical Requirements:
•	Languages: Java, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, (Python is a plus)
•	Database: MySQL
•	Working knowledge of SMPP, Kannel is a plus 
•	Comfortable working on Linux environment
•	XML, SOAP & HTTP Web services.
•	Knowledge of PHP frameworks (Code Igniter, CakePHP)
•	Android development experience is a plus

Kindly Submit answers to the following questions with your application:

1. A client asks you to develop a complex web application for managing bus ticketing, scheduling and maintenance. The client has a fleet of 500 buses with 200 active users daily. 
a) What framework might you use to develop the application and why? 
b) What steps would you follow from start to end to complete the project?
c) What key or innovative features might you add to enhance the application?

2. A web application hosted on Amazon AWS is loading very slowly. What things would you analyze/suggest to speed up the loading time?

3. You are developing a Android mobile app for a client that requires you to push notifications to the app. What options do you have? How will you require to implement this.

Qualifying candidates shall be contacted.
References must be provided.

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Technical Support & Customer Service Rep

Bongo Live Enterprises is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers...
Bongo Live Enterprises is a mobile technology & digital marketing company based in Dares Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provide businesses platforms to reach new customers and communicate with existing customers via mobile, email, web and social media.  Bongo Live was recently named a Forbes Africa top 20 technology startup company.

If you are seeking a company that is professional, fun, fast paced and provides a chance to learn skills beyond your role then you've found your match. 

We are seeking a candidate to handle technical support queries regarding our mobile and web software and liase with team members to resolve issues. . 

Requirements:
•	Excellent written and oral fluency in English & Swahili
•	Technical qualifications in computer science, computer engineering, telecoms or related field.
•	Experience in software development (web and mobile) preferred.
•	Experience in a customer relations, sales or customer support role (preferred)
•	Ability to work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Quick Learner and ability to think on your feet
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and manage subordinates
•	Technology savvy & comfortable with online services
•	Patient, calm under pressure and highly organized
•	Location - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Responsibilities:
•	Handle customer queries & requests
•	Perform tests to replicate customer issue
•	Provide timely customer support for any issues faced.
•	Perform regular client follow ups
•	Work with team members to ensure client issue is resolved 
•	Keep detailed records of requests
•	Communicate with customers via email
•	Providing management with feedback

Only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

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Web & Mobile Software Developer

Bongo Live Enterprises is a Mobile Technology & Digital advertising company based in Dar es Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz) and works in the areas of SMS, web applications and mobile applications. Bongo Live was also recently named a Forbes Africa...
Bongo Live Enterprises is a Mobile Technology & Digital advertising company based in Dar es Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz) and works in the areas of SMS, web applications and mobile applications. Bongo Live was also recently named a Forbes Africa top 20 technology startup company. 

We are seeking a talented and well rounded software developer that has a strong understanding and relevant experience with web, mobile and database development technologies.  Candidates must be familiar with software development lifecycle,  experience with testing techniques and deploying code across multiple environments. 

Other requirements:
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•	Read and understand API documents and learn quickly to implement
•	Communicate well and document work
•	Work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Ability to develop quick prototypes
•	Take ownership of projects
•	Location - Dar es Salaam

Technical Requirements:
•	Languages: Java, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, (Python is a plus)
•	Database: MySQL
•	Working knowledge of SMPP, Kannel is a plus 
•	Comfortable working on Linux environment
•	XML, SOAP & HTTP Web services.
•	Knowledge of PHP frameworks (Code Igniter, CakePHP)
•	Android development experience is a plus

Kindly Submit answers to the following questions with your application:

1. A client asks you to develop a complex web application for managing bus ticketing, scheduling and maintenance. The client has a fleet of 500 buses with 200 active users daily. 
a) What framework might you use to develop the application and why? 
b) What steps would you follow from start to end to complete the project?
c) What key or innovative features might you add to enhance the application?

2. A web application hosted on Amazon AWS is loading very slowly. What things would you analyze/suggest to speed up the loading time?

3. You are developing a Android mobile app for a client that requires you to push notifications to the app. What options do you have? How will you require to implement this.

Qualifying candidates shall be contacted.
References must be provided.

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Writer & Social Media Administrator

Bongo Live is a Mobile & Digital advertising company based in Dar es Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provides advertisers targeted access to individuals on the mobile and on the web.  Bongo Live also handles...
Bongo Live is a Mobile & Digital advertising company based in Dar es Salaam (www.bongolive.co.tz). Bongo Live's unique service provides advertisers targeted access to individuals on the mobile and on the web.  Bongo Live also handles complete social media and digital campaign management for companies. Bongo Live was recently named a Forbes Africa top 20 technology startup company.  Bongo Live has also been featured on ChoiceFM, Al-Jazeera & BBC Africa.

If you are seeking a company that is professional, fun, fast paced and provides a chance to learn skills beyond your role then you've found your match. We are seeking talented writers and communications professional that are very active on social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs, G+, Instagram). 

Requirements:
•	Excellent written and oral fluency in English and Swahili
•	Quick Learner and ability to think on your feet
•	Creative
•	Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•	Work independently and flexibly beyond job description
•	Experience in marketing, PR, communications or related jobs.
•	Location - Dar es Salaam

Responsibilities:
•	Developing and writing content for social media
•	Managing social media profiles
•	Engaging with people on social media networks
•	Responding to queries and comments
•	Developing new strategies and promotions to increase awareness and engagement

Also answer the following questions with your application:
1. In the middle of a presentation you are making on the benefits of digital marketing, a potential customer stops you and says "None of my clients use smartphones or the Internet. This will not help us". How will you respond?

2. A cosmetics brand is introducing a new line of hair care products. How might they use digital marketing/social media to launch and promote them. Give a sample campaign/promotion. What mediums/networks would they use?

3. Write 3 sample facebook posts and tweets that you might use on social media for the cosmetics brand in number 2.

4. links to pages(Facebook/twitter) that you've managed

5. Your twitter account

Qualifying candidates shall be contacted.
References must be provided.