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EPZA Promotion Executive Job in Kenya

The Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) is an ISO certified state corporation established under an act of parliament, Cap 517. The Authority is responsible for the promotion, facilitation and regulation of export oriented investments including development and creation of an enabling environment for such investments situated in the Export Processing Zones around the country.

EPZA is seeking to recruit highly qualified, dynamic and motivated professional for the following post:

Promotion Executive 

The Promotion Executive is responsible to develop promotion strategy and programs aim at focus countries and targeted companies for the purpose of attracting investments in the EPZ program. The Promotion Executive will report to the manager responsible for investments. The position is on a three (3) year renewable contract.

Main Responsibilities
  • Assist in developing investment performance targets

  • Assist in developing promotion strategy
  • Research and profile investment patterns/trend in countries/sector of focus
  • Conduct research on investor needs
  • Liaise with & coordinate promotion effort with related/complementary agencies
  • Develop promotion programs in focus countries/sectors including identification of target companies
  • Execute promotion programs using various methods including personal selling, advertising, PR, road shows, investment missions, exhibitions, conferences, website
  • Supervise the production of marketing communication messages and materials
  • Respond to and follow up investment enquiries received to project proposal stage
  • Develop and nurture positive & cordial relations with potential EPZ investors and other stakeholders
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the manager and Chief Executive.
Required Qualifications /Experience/Skills
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Commerce with emphasis on Marketing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing
  • Ability to communicate well in English in both written and spoken word
  • Computer literate with ability to use word processing, database, spread sheeting and presentation software e.g. MS Office Suite
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in marketing or sales function in a FMCG company, manufacturing industry or service industry
Desirable Qualifications/Qualities
  • Membership of MSK or CIM or other recognized professional marketing body
  • Certificate in foreign language proficiency
  • Proficiency in Web Design, Graphic Design and/or Desktop Publishing
  • Able to work independently, travel at short notice
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Exhibit maturity and a sense of responsibility.
If your qualifications and competencies meet the above requirements, please write in confidence to the undersigned enclosing copies of your academic certificates and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae (CV) showing your current position and remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and email and telephone contacts of three referees to reach the undersigned on or before 15th October 2010.

Human Resource Executive
Export Processing Zones Authority
P.O. Box 50563 – 00200
Nairobi

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“EPZA is an Equal Opportunity Employer”

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