About the company

TukTukRental.com is an adventure & social start-up, operating in Colombo, Sri Lanka since 2016. Our goal is to improve the lives and incomes of Sri Lankan three-wheel owners by renting their asset to tourists for self-drive adventures over the paradise island of Sri Lanka. As of March 2019, we have started operations in Kerala, India and will be looking to expand into other countries as time continues.

By renting out these tuktuks from local Sri Lankans (instead of purchasing our own fleet), we give back to the local community while also providing our customers with life-changing experiences. We believe the most authentic and best way to travel anywhere in the world is to travel like a local, and travelling like a local opens the door to many places not available by traditional or mainstream tourist routes. This allows tourists to embrace local culture, cuisine, and lifestyle while interacting with communities, sharing experiences and creating everlasting memories.

We work hard behind the scenes to make renting a tuktuk in Sri Lanka as easy as possible. We source late model and reliable tuktuks and sort out all the paperwork so tourists can turn up and go. At its core, the business is an online platform that links tourists with local tuktuk owners, these tourists hire the vehicle from the local owner and self-drive the vehicle as they road trip around Sri Lanka.

About our team

We have a small but highly effective team located at our head office in Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka. Our team is made up of hardworking and motivated individuals filling operational, marketing, and business administration roles. Working in a high-paced and western-oriented office.

However, given we are a fast-moving startup, the role you are assigned doesn’t mean you will always remain boxed into this role. We need people who are flexible and willing to do whatever work is necessary to move our business forward, tackling new and emerging operational and market problems outside of their regular duties to “get the job done”.

Cleaning and getting your hands dirty is not “above” the role of anyone in our business. We encourage new ideas, failure, and importantly learning from failure. We are looking for overly enthusiastic people with a positive attitude to move our business to the next stage of growth.

About the role

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with prior social media and communications experience to join our company as a Social Media & Communications Executive. Please note, this is an office job with a lot of research, creative, content and copywriting tasks, all related to social media and communications.

Location:

The role will be based from the head office in Mount Lavinia, Colombo.

Commitment:

The role will be full-time, Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm sharp. Some changes to working days may be required depending on our booking schedule, with extra time paid or by taking time off on other days.

Role Objective:

  • Oversees all company social media accounts management, monitoring and engagement.
  • Developing engaging, creative, innovative content and regularly scheduled posts, which enlighten audiences and promote brand-focused messages.
  • Blog articles, travel guides, social media posts, etc.
  • Conducts all activities through a performance marketing framework
  • All ads are tracked via UTM links and conversion effectiveness is monitored
  • Audits and analyses social media presences, including digital advertising costs and returns.
  • Developing and executing effective Social Media Campaigns.
  • Analyses social media campaigns with tracking systems to gather visitor data and determine efficacy and areas for social media campaign improvement.
  • Works with other departments to develop social media timelines coinciding with new product releases, ad campaigns, or other brand messages.
  • Monitors and develops reports on competitor activity within social media spaces.
  • Other tasks as necessary to get the job done.

Required skills:

Required resources:

How to apply

Applicants are asked to provide relevant documentation regarding their previous work experience (CV/Resume) as well as a motivation letter noting their interest in the position. Please send all required documentation to wietse@tuktukrental.com.

Please note that a motivation letter is compulsory.

The application process consists of three phases:

  1. Phase 1: Applying for the position by providing us with your CV and motivation letter.
  2. Phase 2: Digital tasks.
  3. Phase 3: Phone conversation.
  4. Phase 4: Interview with Management.
  5. Phase 5: Welcoming you to the best job you’ll ever have.

Any questions regarding the role or the company, please contact:

Wietse Sennema (Chief Marketing Officer) at (+94) 769415904 / +31645758565 (WhatsApp)

or email wietse@tuktukrental.com

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