Assistant Communication Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Assistant Communication Manager

Industry:
Insurance

Location: Nairobi

Our client, one of the largest insurance groups in the region, with well-established insurance operations in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania is seeking to recruit an Assistant Communication Manager.

The successful candidate will play a vital role in assisting the Communications and Corporate Affairs Manager to run the department’s daily functions.

Key responsibilities:

Communications

  • Act as the main point of contact for enquiries to the department and play a role in adequately responding to internal and external queries.
  • Contribute to the development and driving of a comprehensive communication plan in concert with the mission and business goals of the company.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and management of an effective internal communication plan.
Public Relations
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of company public relations plans to create a positive public interest among all stakeholders as well as manage corporate social responsibility initiatives.
  • Assist in managing the company’s website and other electronic communication.
  • Play a part in establishing and managing strategic public relations plans play a role in protecting and enhancing the company’s public reputation; ensuring the quality and integrity of messages presented in corporate publications.
Media Relations
  • Assist in maintaining close and mutual contacts with media houses and the planning of collaborative initiatives including publication of media releases.
  • Assist in developing media strategy and integrating it with the overall brand development plans; managing external agencies to execute the plan.
Brand Management
  • Contribute to identifying unique brand and product opportunities; driving creation of defendable and compelling positioning based on analysis and understanding of consumer needs.
Market Research
  • Play a role in generating reports on market and consumer trends.
  • Contribute to monitoring competitor trade and activities and proposing counter activities for major threats.
Preferred Qualifications/ experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related field.
  • At least three years’ experience in communication, marketing or related experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to draft or co-ordinate production of press releases, power point presentations, company publications and other public communication.
  • Capable of working with minimum supervision, able to manage time and meet tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-starter, critical thinker and problems solving skills.
  • Familiarity with managing social media networks will be an added advantage.
To apply, send your CV ONLY and cover letter to recruit@flexi-personnel.com before 6th July 2012. 
Kindly state the job title and minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
 
Only serious candidates need apply.


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