Media Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Media Manager
Job Description: Responsible for day to day operations and regional coordination for a global account (a well known telecommunication brand).

The successful candidate will be in charge of :

  • Delivering excellent client service
  • Leading strategic media planning and buying for Kenya
  • Leading coordination for a number of markets reporting to the lead agency.
Reporting to the Media / Business Director


Personal Attributes
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong social and interpersonal skills
  • Selling and Negotiation skills
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience of all pricing metrics
  • Strategic & Analytic
  • Consultancy approach to service delivery
  • Experience of performance based marketing (search, affiliate, cpa/media)
  • Demonstrate profitable growth of client accounts though wide-ranging account management skills
  • Ability to set budgets, expectations and deliver results
  • Master degree within Business Administration / Marketing / Organisation or Finance
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of French language will be a competitive edge

The job will require you to :

  • Thoroughly understand the fundamentals of the client’s business
  • Manage and influence the agency network (particularly senior-level) to ensure deliverables are completed based on key standards and in a timely manner
  • Be in charge of coordinating a scope of 8 markets – primarily French speaking markets in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Be in charge of developing strategic media recommendations in response to campaign briefs
  • Advise on all aspects of the marketing mix and their deployment to achieve a clients business objectives
  • Thoroughly understand the fundamentals of performance-based marketing
  • Have a profound knowledge about on and offline marketing and branding theories
Specific activities include:


  • Managing a client teams across our agency network
  • Reporting to the Media Director
Allocation of Media Budget
  • Advise the client on the optimal online media mix, often in co-operation with an external party such as a media agency
Negotiation with media vendors
  • Strong negotiation and trading of annual media rates with vendors
  • Learning internal objectives
  • Formulating strategies and setting targets
  • Reporting to the client
  • Internal reporting to the Media Director and possibly headquarters
  • Time reporting of the client team
Skills & Experience:
  • 4 to 5 years of strong experience working in a media agency. 
  • Experience of FMCG/TelCo brands highly desirable
  • Fluency in French
  • Commercial and analytical skills
  • Attention to details and literacy
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