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Marketing Coordinator, Mobile for Development

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GSMA – Our Role

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series of conferences.

For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA

GSMA – Our Organisation

Our people include some of the best talent from around the world focusing on developing industry initiatives. We are a truly international organisation with offices in London, Atlanta, Barcelona, Brussels, Nairobi, Hong Kong and Santiago, and through our different offices we embrace the diversity that has allowed the mobile industry to be acknowledged as one of most fast moving and dynamic industries in the world.

Our envied position at the centre of the industry allows us to collaborate with our diverse membership and support them through some of their most complex challenges that they face as an industry.

GSMA – Mobile for Development

GSMA Mobile for Development brings together our mobile operator members, the wider mobile industry and the development community to drive commercial mobile services for underserved people in emerging markets.  We identify opportunities for social, economic and environmental impact and stimulate the development of scalable, life-enhancing mobile services.

Mobile is the predominant infrastructure in emerging markets.  We believe it is the transformative technology that enables us to put relevant, impactful services into the hands of underserved people. Since the creation of GSMA Mobile for Development we have partnered with 50 mobile operators, rolling out 104 initiatives, impacting tens of millions of people across 49 countries.

For more information, please visit the Mobile for Development website at and follow on Twitter @GSMAm4d.

The Role

The Mobile for Development Marketing Coordinator is the central person for asset management and marketing support across the Mobile for Development Marketing team.  

This role reports to the Advocacy Digital Marketing Manager and works closely with the Mobile for Development Marketing Director as well as the wider team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to the monthly internal reporting process
  • Publishing blogs, social media and team resources, support maintenance of GSMA online resources and platforms (Social, Salesforce, Eloqua, and Digital Asset Management)
  • Sourcing images, copy editing for online and digital assets. Amendment of simple collateral (eg. updating copy and key statistics to maintain relevance and topicality of collateral).
  • Proof-reading and copy creation
  • HTML email and invitation proofing and design
  • Video editing
  • Budget control, including timely raising and tracking of POs for suppliers and receipt of invoices
  • Additional tasks may be required as the need arises


The best candidate will be/have

  • Developing a career in Marketing and storytelling
  • Proficiency in image and video editing software is a must
  • Familiarity with Eloqua, Wordpress, Salesforce, HootSuite and Google Analytics would be ideal however training can be provided across all of these platforms.
  • Experience in publishing to Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin corporate accounts would be an advantage
  • Basic knowledge of html
  • Very conscientious, with high personal standards and excellent attention to detail
  • A high sense of responsibility and focus on delivering to commitments and timelines
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with high quality
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
  • A strong relationship manager with a positive approach
  • A team player, comfortable with a consultative and facilitative work environment
  • Intellectually sharp and self-motivated
  • Willing to travel, should the role require it

Desired skills and experience:

  • Degree level qualification or relevant subject A levels coupled with appropriate experience
  • 2-3 years corporate experience
  • Strong English writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise issues in order of importance and urgency for action/escalation
  • Proficiency (intermediate level or above) using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to deliver accurate, professional, clear and concise communications of a consistently high quality
  • Experience managing external suppliers


GSMA - Package

The GSMA is able to provide suitably motivated candidates with a first class working environment, access to all of the key decision makers in a one of the planets largest and most progressive industry’s and the content to keep a curious mind engaged. Many of our alumni have now taken key roles in the development of the industry.

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