Equity Bank Marketing Communications Officers Jobs in Kenya

Career Opportunities at Equity Bank
 
Equity Bank is the region’s leading Bank whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. 
With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Southern Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to 7.7 million customers – the largest customer base in African. 
Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:
 
1. Marketing Communications Officer
 
The Position
 
The role holder will be responsible for supporting the Communications department in marketing, promotion, event management activities and other related roles as shall be assigned.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate sponsorships and events and promotional activities involving the Bank
  • Liaise with service providers to ensure proper preparation and execution of events including brand visibility in such events through branding opportunities
  • Identify opportunities, sponsorships, promotions for marketing and sales
  • Manage vendor contracts; exercise diligence in tracking expenses to meet expense/ budget goals
  • Monitor vendor performance by ensuring alignment with market value for services rendered
  • Interface with all Equity Bank teams and offices to optimize event and associated campaign’s effectiveness
  • Manage promotional items for the company
  • Offer support to the branches, departments and subsidiaries in regards to marketing, promotion and communication requirements
  • Liaise with the creative agency to follow up on execution of tasks
  • Ensure timely execution and production of key deliverables
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • Degree or equivalent in Marketing or a business related field
  • Professional training in Communications, public relations and event management
  • Over 3 years relevant experience in marketing or event management in a large media organization or in communication function in an established organization
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent communications, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Able to work well with minimum supervision
  • Flexible, ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
  • Creative thinker and fast learner, ability to communicate ideas effectively
  • Team player
  • Computer proficiency
2. Marketing Communications Officer – Media Management & Advertising
 
The Position
 
The role holder will be responsible for supporting the Communications department in media management and advertising activities and other related roles as shall be assigned.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Identify and pursue unique media buying opportunities and added-value programs via media partnerships
  • Advise marketing management on emerging media trends to ensure maximum effectiveness
  • Provide support in media planning and media buying processes • Focal point in the execution of authorized media plans, purchase orders and media payments
  • Build annual media plans and make subsequent plan revisions for multiple brands, marketing programs and new initiatives
  • Provide significant input into all media mix discussions and analysis
  • Analyze results of media efforts and develop measures of success
  • Build relationship with media vendors, contractual agreements and other relevant partnerships
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • A degree in Communications or a business related field
  • Professional training in Marketing or Public relations
  • Over 3 years experience in media management and advertising
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Able to work well with minimum supervision
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer Proficiency
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application quoting the job you are applying for to the email address below by 15th June, 2012.
 
Please include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, current pay, testimonials, and daytime telephone contact and email address.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
 
Email to: jobs@equitybank.co.ke
 
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer.
 
We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.


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