LightBox Marketing & Communications Supervisor Job in Kenya

LightBox is looking for an experienced Marketing & Communications Supervisor
The ideal candidate must live the products in their category; are experts in their field know their customers and have a fundamental understanding of where the market and film industry is going. 
They will understand, love and will be truly passionate about marketing.

Its all about strategy, execution and follow-through. From initial concepts to launch campaigns, sales and distribution– it starts and lives with the Marketing Supervisor.

Marketing Supervisors utilizes all of the P’s of marketing to develop a mind-blowing product strategy, rally the company around a launch and distribution campaign and build momentum that plows through the competition.
We’re looking for individuals that show they can do whatever it reasonably takes to get a product to market and are passionate about a product’s success. 
The right person for this position will be able to demonstrate their creative energy and passion for shaping successful campaigns. This is not a cookie-cutter job and we are not looking for cookie-cutter people.       

Job Purpose Summary: The Marketing and Communications Supervisor’s role is to ensure that effective marketing and communication strategies are developed and implemented in alignment with organizational priorities and client needs within the company’s framework.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Service Delivery responsibilities include working together with the creative teams (people, process, technology) to build client and/or audience satisfaction, increase efficiency, meet established quarterly metrics, and grow the business by looking for new opportunities to build and develop new audio-visual content for audiences.
  • Solution & Implementation Development responsibilities align with sales efforts to advance new prospects by providing marketing operations and decoupling expertise to advance new prospects to audiences, clients and markets. This involves assessing the current situation, determining how our service offerings match their needs, defining the specific delivery model and leading the implementation of solutions with them through continuous engagement.
  • Champion the company brand identity across all developed materials and digital platforms. Act as a brand steward, upholding brand, standards and consistency in all projects.
Qualifications Skills and Abilities
 
To be successful in this position you must have the following skills and abilities:
  • Degree in marketing, communications, business or related field with an in-depth of combined marketing communications, professional services, or agency business development experience.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience. Experience in the film industry is an added advantage.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in a business development or account management role in an agency, corporate or consulting environment.
  • Expertise in marketing operations, agency management, or decoupling marketing solutions.
  • Demonstrate strategic understanding of emerging channels like social media, mobile, and digital.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable with web-based project management tools and collaboration technologies.
  • Proven ability to make a professional and positive impression with senior management within potential client organizations.
  • Successful track record at building and presenting concepts/programs for clients and new business opportunities.
  • Proven track record of showing improvement in cost, quality and cycle time metrics in a creative environment.
  • Understands components, cycle times and production and distribution requirements of web and video/multimedia deliverables.
  • Common sense is a MUST.
Behavioral competencies
  • Results driven, proactive & able to work autonomously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Flexible, change embracing in rapidly evolving work and market environment
  • Ability to relate to and work with a wide variety of stakeholders
The ideal Marketing Supervisor
  • has a colorful background.
  • has unparalleled expertise and passion within the categories that they have managed
  • has a vision about the future of the film industry and the creative economy
  • is resourceful and hates to miss deadlines
  • is assertive and takes initiative
  • has a strong work ethic
  • is passionate about the user experience above all else.
If you wish to start an exciting career opportunity in a film production company and are up to the task, kindly send a detailed resume with three referees, current e-mail address and telephone contacts indicating the job title on the subject line to people@lightbox.co.ke to reach us not later than 20th February, 2016 by close of business 5:00pm. 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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