PR Firm Associate Director (Public Affairs PR Campaigns) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Associate Director – Public Affairs PR Campaigns
Industry:  PR & Advertising
Location: Nairobi
Salary Range: 3000 – 5000USD plus performance related bonuses
Our client is a leading global public relations consultancy firm. 
They seek to hire a well seasoned, dynamic and efficient individual to fill the role of an Associate Director – Public Affairs PR Campaigns.


Key Responsibilities:
  • To work on client accounts with responsibility for directing and ensuring public affairs campaigns are delivered to the highest standard
  • Responsibility for maintaining high client satisfaction levels and client revenue growth
  • Responsibility for driving teams to deliver highly effective public affairs campaigns to an ever higher standard
  • To identify new business opportunities, lead and run new business pitches
  • To participate in marketing of the firm in order to attract new business leads
  • To line manage and inspire account teams to always deliver more for their clients and for the firm
Skills and Qualifications Desired:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communication/PR or any related field of study
  • At least 10 – 15 years industry experience
  • Experience of working in global PR consultancy or large independent Kenyan PR consultancy
  • Experience of working with blue chip clients
  • Tourism and inward investment experience preferred but not essential
  • Experience of sourcing new business leads and leading new business pitches
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Evidence of creative thinking
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team to be a results focused, high-performing unit
  • Strong client handling skills
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Evidence of running highly effective public affairs campaigns as part of broader, integrated communications campaigns
  • Experience of using digital communications and social media for public affairs campaigns
  • Excellent knowledge of the Kenyan political and stakeholder landscape
  • Experience of managing client budgets
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Associate Director – Public Affairs) to before Friday 15th January 2016.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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