Marketing Officer Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Job Title: Marketing Officer

Work Station: Kisumu, Kenya

Position Supervised by: Field Sales Manager

About Mwezi Limited: Mwezi Limited provides products and services that improve the health, wealth, education and environmental impact of our customers.

We currently sell a range of solar products and energy efficient cook stoves.

With offices in Nairobi and Kisumu and 16 branches around Lake Victoria region, the business continues to grow and we are now recruiting for a Marketing Officer to join the team at an exciting time in the growth of the company.

Job Summary: The Marketing Officer will be responsible for overall marketing strategy for the company, managing branding and brand awareness in different platforms and media. S/He will be incharge of Mwezi’s image in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing goals.

The officer will be expected to be up-to-date and be conversant with the latest digital technologies and social media, and mass media trends. You should have a high level of creativity, experience in developing and promoting brands, excellent communication skills and experience in developing and executing both Below the Line and Above the Line marketing contents.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

1. Overall Brand promotion

  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and Mwezi’s audience preferences
  • Collaborate with other teams like marketing, sales and customer service to ensure brand consistency.
  • Plan, prepare and manage the publication and distribution of publicity materials
  • Plan, coordinate and execute marketing campaigns in coordination with the sales teams
  • Organize and manage a calendar of marketing events, such as promotions, exhibitions, product launches, workshops, open days or fundraising activities
  • Represent the company at major collaborative and marketing events
  • Write, edit and proofread marketing material for use in different channels
  • Coordinate with outside agencies, for example designers and suppliers, to produce marketing materials such as stationery, flyers, posters and other marketing merchandise with respect to Mwezi branding requirements.
  • Ensure consistent brand display in shops, offices, communication platforms and amongst the field teams at all times.

2. Social Media management

  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
  • Communicate with online followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews
  • Oversee social media accounts’ design, manage posts and reporting on such activity on a regular basis (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout)
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications.
  • Manage online customer feedback, generate sales leads and forward to relevant departments.
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications.
  • Manage online customer feedback, generate sales leads and forward to relevant departments.
  • Liaise with other Mwezi partners to assist with the management and improvement of the Mwezi website and web content on an ongoing basis

3. Mass Media engagement

  • Identify and mobilize other media like radio, TV stations for ongoing products promotions and increased brand awareness.
  • Develop content relevant for Mwezi customer base for promotions in audio-visual media platforms on a regular basis bearing in mind different languages.
  • Develop content and use SMS broadcast platforms to run promotions and engage customers and obtain feedback that leads to sales conversion.
  • Report on the impact of company media engagement and provide recommendations for improvement to the management.
  • Other relevant duties as requested as pertain to this position and company aspirations.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any Business related field
  • At least 3 years work experience in Marketing and brand promotion
  • Hands on experience in both ATL and BTL content management and promotions
  • Excellent knowledge on copyright law
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video) is required
  • Knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics is desired
  • Knowledge and experience on online marketing channels is required
  • Familiarity with Audio visual content production is desired
  • Previous experience in Solar Products Marketing and promotions is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and multitasking skills

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position please send in your application with a CV and motivation letter ONLY stating your suitability and salary expectation via email to recruitment@mwezisolar.co.ke by close of business on 30th April 2020.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and all applications to be addressed to HR Director, Mwezi Limited.

Mwezi Ltd is an equal opportunity employer, only those shortlisted will be contacted.


Sales and Marketing
Updated: April 14, 2020 — 10:49 pm