Marketing + Growth Hacking Consultant

BuuPass (previously known as Magic Bus Ticketing) works with transport operators to provide digital solutions for convenient and reliable movement of commuters. Our vision? SEAMLESS movement for people. Currently, we build instant booking platforms (*877# and for long distance bus and train bookings. Our clients are Easycoach and Kenya Railways SGR.

We are looking for a passionate and data-driven Marketing Consultant/Consultancy firm who’ll provide strategic and practical advice to boost our company’s marketing efforts. The end goal is to reach our sales targets and catalyze explosive growth! We believe there is a huge market we can tap into!

You’ll organize our activities and marketing strategy. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and knowledgeable in everyday marketing activities. We want to see excellent communicators, with lots of enthusiasm, who’re ready to make a difference. Knowledge of our industry matters too. The goal is to ensure that our marketing operations will help us reach our ambition traction goals.

BuuPass team was the winner of Hult Prize 2016, which awarded them 1M USD in funding.

    • Core competencies:

      • Creation of BuuPass 6-12 month marketing strategic plan and implementation ( both creating an execution plan for existing ideas, and developing new ideas with measurable KPIs and analytics) in collaboration with management, business development and finance teams. This includes creation of discounts, promotions, cash back programs, loyalty points programs, referral programs, strategic partnerships etc. in conjunction with different departments

      • Creating widespread digital campaigns initially for brand awareness then for growth/conversions

      • Content creation for cross promoting our bus partners (templates that can be used for any new bus company we bring on board - material that can be posted on Social Media, shared in Whatsapp groups, posters, in-office branding etc)   

      • Identify key brand and event partnerships and cultivate business relationships.

      • Create and test innovative marketing experiments

      • Dig deeper using A/B testing, data analysis tools and users’ feedback to better understand the customers

      • Conduct research that helps define market assumptions and consumer behaviors/profiles; including consumer surveys, focus groups, the internet, industry experts, market intelligence companies and internal knowledge.

      • Develop and maintain product category SWOT analyses; identify market trends, develop and prioritize a profitable product plan to meet consumer needs.

      • Create data-driven, dynamic, 'voice-of-the-customer' marketing strategies and tests that deliver against Return on Investment (ROI) targets.

      • Strategize and execute an active and engaging social media plan across multiple platforms: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Ensure consistent brand messaging across all channels.

      • Collaborate with leadership and external agencies to develop key messaging and specific advertising copy/design/packaging for campaigns across marketing channels; including detailed associated budgets.

      • Assesses delivery and performance of each marketing campaign on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

      • Creating effective BTL activations

  • Ideally, you love technology, are data-driven, with startup mindset, willing to learn, improve and innovate, someone who is creative and curious while being passionate about growth.

  • We are looking for someone who is positive, persistent, knowledgeable, with a can-do attitude and ability to see the vision and passion to make things happen. We need someone who likes to learn every day and grow with the company while having the ambition to be the best on the continent.


Nairobi, KE