Assistant Communication Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Assistant Communication Manager


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:


  • 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 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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