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Smile Identity

Smile Identity

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Marketing & Communications
Kenya · South Africa · Nigeria
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Smile Identity builds trust.

Smile Identity is Africa's leading identity verification, and digital Know Your Customer (KYC) provider. We help companies scale rapidly across Africa by confirming the true identity of their users in real time, using any smartphone or computer. Our technology is powered by proprietary Machine Learning algorithms designed specifically for African faces, devices and network connections.

Our team is a diverse group of hardworking, truth-seeking, and fun-loving Smilers spanning 5 offices, 10 countries and 8 time zones. Our products are already making waves across many industries, from Banking to Fintech and Telecoms. We recently announced a $20M Series B raise and are backed by leading global investors, including Norsken22, Costanoa, CRE, Future Africa, Susa Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Courtside Ventures, Two Culture Capital, Latitude, Valuestream Ventures, Intercept Ventures and Vinod Khosla who are supporting us every step of the way.

Do you like working alongside a team of intelligent individuals? Do you want to have fun while making a real difference? Here at Smile Identity, you'll get the freedom and autonomy you need to do your best work, the flexibility to be creative, and the opportunity to grow and put your unique stamp on our mission.

What are you waiting for? Come with us on this amazing journey!

The Role

The Content Marketer will be an integral part of the marketing team, responsible for developing and executing a content strategy that drives brand awareness, engagement, and lead generation. As an avid reader and researcher, you will craft compelling content that showcases Smile ID's thought leadership and industry expertise. Previous professional writing experience for a B2B company and in-depth knowledge of on-page SEO are essential for success in this role.

This role reports directly to our Director of Marketing, Peace Itimi, with close collaboration with the visual designer and product marketer on the team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Social Media Management: Oversee and manage Smile ID's social media profiles on LinkedIn and Twitter, ensuring consistent engagement and brand presence.
  • Newsletter Creation: Write and distribute a biweekly industry newsletter that informs and adds value to our subscribers.
  • Reports and Guides: Produce insightful quarterly and half-year reports and guides to generate Marketing Qualified Leads (MQLs).
  • Blog Writing: Publish weekly blog articles aimed at increasing website traffic and improving SEO rankings, particularly in specific target countries
  • SEO Strategy: Develop and implement an SEO strategy that includes keyword research, on-page optimisations, and the tracking of rankings to increase organic search visibility and traffic.
  • Data Analysis: Regularly analyse performance data to understand the effectiveness of content strategies and identify areas for improvement.

What We’re Looking For


  • Experience: At least 3 years of content marketing or related experience, specifically within a B2B environment in Africa.
  • SEO Expertise: In-depth knowledge of on-page SEO to optimise content for search engines and drive organic traffic.
  • Professional Writing: Proven track record of producing high-quality, engaging content for a professional audience.
  • Research Skills: Adept at conducting thorough research to underpin content with accurate, relevant information.

Personal Attributes:

  • Passionate Reader and Researcher: Demonstrates a strong passion for reading widely and researching deeply.
  • Strategic Thinker: Able to develop a content strategy aligned with business objectives.
  • Detail-Oriented: Focuses on the finer details to ensure content is of the highest quality.
  • Adaptive: Can adjust content strategies based on analytics and feedback.

What Smile ID Offers:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A dynamic, innovative, and inclusive culture.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.
  • A chance to work on products that are transforming digital identity verification across Africa.

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