CAREERS

We take great care in selecting the very best people to carry the 'Mission' of the firm. As a good investment, you are required to be motivated, enthusiastic, and have a desire to progress your career with us over the long term through hard work and dedication. We require relevant qualifications, an entrepreneurial spirit and a clear evidence of a keen spirit in the markets of which ASA operates.
In return, you will benefit from working for a group that supports continued learning and development and rewards individual contribution both financially and with excellent longer-term career opportunities.

We recruit Business Development executives and Business Development managers, Research Practitioners and Analysts, as well as Operational personnel in Finance, Compliance & Risk, IT, Marketing, HR, Sales and Production. We are an equal opportunities employer.
If you feel you can contribute to our success by being able to fulfil one of the available roles, and have the relevant skills for a department within our craft, please email your CV and your cover letter to careers@asa.ventures.

Internship Program

The ASA Ventures' internship program is designed for undergraduates to gain real life experience with a venture capital firm that helps entrepreneurs and enterprising companies succeed. Our interns are current students or recent graduates who are entrepreneurial in their way of work i.e. simplifying processes, creative problem solving and passionate about the ongoing digital transformation and startup environment.
If you think you fit into our program then get in touch at careers@asa.ventures

Current Openings

Job Description

Project manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, executive, control and completion of project, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement projects
  • Help define project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define tasks and required resources
  • Collect and manage project team
  • Manage budget
  • Allocate project resources
  • Create schedule and project timeline
  • Track deliverables
  • Support and direct team
  • Lead quality assurance
  • Monitor and report on project progress
  • Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs
  • Evaluate and assess result of project

Education & Experience

  • Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent
  • Theoretical and practical project management knowledge
  • Knowledge of techniques and tools
  • Experience as a project manager
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management
  • Proficiency in project management software tools

Competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities
  • Contract negotiation
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Adaptability
  • Able to tolerate stress
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General Description:

The Digital Content Creator will be working directly under the head of Corporate Communications and shall collaborate with internal teams, as well as other Digital Content Creators, across the full range of digital content projects. He/She will be working on multiple campaigns which will help fulfill the department’s objectives and the organization’s overarching goals of reaching a wider audience and promoting a positive public image towards its stakeholders.

Detailed Responsibilities:

1. Create highly engaging videos for multiple channel outputs, and create micro-content for distribution including, but not limited to, social media.

2. Develop storyboard and technical scripts, produce, execute and edit video and digital content to keep up with a fast-paced department schedule.

3. Plan, create, and distribute weekly social media photo and video content according to social media plan for ASA Ventures, its startups, and other related social platforms as required.

4. Work alongside internal teams to come up with inspiring, innovative ideas in line with current trends, ensuring that every brand under ASA Ventures is developed and consistently applied across a range of digital channels.

5. Proactively collaborate with other internal teams to develop clear briefs for projects, relating to the required design, imagery and production requirements, and execute from concept to completion.

6. Understand how to create content for targeted audiences and evaluate the performance of your output.

7. Prioritize tasks and deliver projects on time producing innovative, high-quality aesthetic works, ensuring it is delivered within budget and in-line with internal client expectations.

8. Assist with updating and managing the company’s library of images resources and digital/film assets.

9. Monitor and measure user engagement through analytics tools and gather insight for creating and revising the digital content plan.

10. Maintain the YouTube platform and design online community management activities to promote the company’s brand image.

11. Prepare clear and concise weekly and monthly reports and analysis for social media and website data.

12. Grow the YouTube follower base according to goals set by the head of Corporate Communications.

13. Document ASA’s activities by taking photos and videos in collaboration with the Production team.

14. Perform administrative duties including, but not limited to, research, filing, writing correspondences, reaching out to third-party entities and assisting in event coverage.

15. Perform other ad hoc tasks for events, other image building activities, and media outreach for the firm, as assigned by the Head of Corporate Communications.

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Job Description

 

Objectives of this Role

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a high-volume workload often requiring short turnaround times
  • Continually raise the bar on creativity, writing fresh copy that connects with the desired audience and drives action
  • Comfortably vary voice, style, and other characteristics demanded by the industry, company, or target audience at hand
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of communication and client-related industry trends
  • Stay updated on appropriate style guidelines and brand voice for consistency in messaging
  • Manage uploads across Social platforms and in tune on using all tools within the given platforms

 

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Interpret creative briefs to develop and produce creative concepts through execution on assigned brands
  • Research and understand the client's needs and target audiences, through online searches, reviews of existing research, interviews with subject matter experts, and in-person meetings
  • Write original copy and edit content for a range of corporate marketing and communications materials
  • Collaborate with a team of account managers and creative staff from concept development to delivery of final product
  • Present copy concepts and final deliverable to internal team, and to external representatives as needed.
  • Revise copy based on internal feedback/direction

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, or related discipline
  • Minimum 3-4 years professional copy-writing experience with solid portfolio of work
  • Exceptional writing and research skill
  • Ability to work independently and with a team to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skill and multitasking ability
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Social media or content marketing experience a plus
  • Proofreading experience and familiarity with standard style guides a plus
  • Experience working with content management systems, WordPress, etc.
  • A keen eye for detail and appreciation of great design

Job Type: Full-time

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Senior Graphic Designer responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Designing original pieces, including illustrations and infographics

Job brief

We are looking for a Senior Graphic Designer to produce and oversee digital and print creative solutions to address our marketing needs.

To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of graphic design, styles and layout techniques. You should also have experience executing marketing projects from conception to production, including websites, brochures and product packaging.

Ultimately, you will ensure the design team promotes our brand through delivering high quality pieces on tight deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Design original pieces, including illustrations and infographics
  • Refine images, fonts and layouts using graphic design software
  • Apply typography techniques
  • Generate ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/services
  • Increase user friendliness in digital products
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all our marketing projects
  • Liaise with marketing and design teams to ensure deadlines are met
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Senior Designer,Graphic Designeror similar role inadvertising agencies (min 2 years)
  • Portfolio of completed design projects
  • Hands-on experience with image editing software, Expert level in Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • excellent creative presentation skills in creative brand story
  • Proficient in presentation softwares (Prezi is big plus)
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layouts
  • 3d Max or sketchup knowledge is not necessary but it is plus
  • Attention to visual details
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with a team
  • Candidates without portfolio will be automatically rejected
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