TikTok app opens recruitment in Nigeria


Short-form video streaming app TikTok has opened recruitment portals to fill positions in Nigeria and other countries. 

The job listings were seen on Tiktok’s career page and the open positions include Content Partnerships Manager – Lifestyle & Education, which “can be based in South Africa, (Lagos) Nigeria, or Kenya”.

The Content Partnerships Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa will be responsible for implementing strategy and spearheading localisation to grow the lifestyle and education vertical. The vertical includes categories like fashion, beauty, food, travel, motivation, and other instructional content,” the listing said. 

An opening for Business Development Manager – Distribution, SSA, notes that the content creation platform is focused on “telecom, product/developer, and connected screens, with ongoing opportunity to engage in other spaces and other verticals.”

“Convince diverse internal and external teams to adopt your ambitious ideas through actionable business plans and concise data storytelling. Why should anyone do what the Distribution team suggests? 100,000 colleagues would like to know,” Tiktok said.

Statista shows that Tiktok makes up 47.7 percent of Nigeria’s 34 million social media users.

The app was the most downloaded app worldwide in the first three months of 2022, with Sensor Tower reporting that TikTok was downloaded more than 175 million times between January and March.

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