Marketing and Communication Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Marketing and Communication Manager

Industry: IT

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive based on experience

Our client is a leading IT company who seek to hire a well experienced and innovative Marketing and Communication Manager.

He/She will be tasked with the development and implementation of the company’s integrated marketing strategy to effectively promoting the brand and the business.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and driving an innovative marketing and communications plan as an integral part of the overall strategy.
  • Undertake strategic communications audit and develop communication strategies for engaging both internal and external stakeholders on matters of strategic importance.
  • Prepare key corporate communications documentation, strategic documents and annual report.
  • Work cross-functionally to support the activities of the Board and Management including media releases and opportunities, speech writing and development of presentation slides or other communication tools.
  • Work closely with the OEM’s and Head of Business’ to build, use, and execute the partner marketing plans.
  • Keep a watching brief on and make recommendations with regards to brand development.
  • Provide content, production and design advice for all marketing publications and collateral including, as required, developing new publications and other collateral opportunities to assist in achieving targets.
  • Manage external suppliers e.g. the communications agency and e.g. branding / production companies and research agencies.
  • Develop and execute media strategy
  • Research, strategize and proactively find media opportunities in both national and international media
  • Develop and manage networking and engagement programmes to enhance the company’s relationship with stakeholders.
  • Ensure the systematic collection, review and analysis of market information to identify competitor tactics, market trends, new opportunities and challenges.
  • Help shape key company’s events to target audiences which exemplify and communicate brand values.
  • Contribute to the development of the marketing and communications budget
  • Actively manage the expenditure budget formulation for the marketing and communications function and monitor actual spend against budget within the overall operating budget.
  • Work with the Management team and others to ensure maximum value is achieved in return for the revenue on marketing and communications
  • Monitor and report on the evaluation of marketing and communications initiatives.
  • Maintain and circulate marketing effectiveness analysis
  • Provide operational and analytical reports as required, including Board reports

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Communications or Business Administration. Master’s degree in Marketing / Communication is preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of media, including social media.
  • Experience in the management, promotion and delivery of corporate communication, strategic and operational activities.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and creating content that engages, informs and motivates.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and take decisions autonomously
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to interact with both high level management and directors as well as clients.
  • Exceptional relationship management skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Copy writing and editing skills, including experience in writing publications, newsletters and online content.

How to Apply

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 (Marketing & Communication Manager) to before Friday, 19th April 2019

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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Updated: April 13, 2019 — 8:49 am