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Director of Communication and Marketing Job in Kenya

An exciting Public Relations company is looking to hire a Director of Communication and Marketing to join their vibrate team to head the Company’s Corporate Communications department.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement global marketing communications plans to increase the company portfolio.
  • Handle the Responsibility for developing and implementing communications activities, marketing efforts, educational initiatives, public relations activities and media activities for the company and the relevant clientele.
  • Ability to provide marketing and communications support for all meetings, forums and workshops, as well as for trade shows for the clients.  Coordinate with and support, at the strategic and tactical levels with the rest of the staff.
  • Direct the development and execution of marketing communications initiatives including client product launches, tradeshows, campaigns, public relations, internal and external communication, regulatory communications and corporate events.
  • Manage and implement any cooperative communications or projects undertaken with other societies, associations or organizations.
  • Establish, own and drive a strategic internal and external communications strategy that positively affects employees’ and customers’ understanding, engagement and commitment with the result of an even stronger connection to the company and leads to a return on investment.
  • Ensure new communication campaigns and programs are aimed at reaching the company’s targets.
  • Manage brand delivery and consistency across all markets for all product lines.
  • Build and manage the corporate communications budget.
  • Actively lead, build and manage the Corporate Communications team including graphics designers, corporate communications account managers, sales executives and copy writers to produce high quality results on time and within budget.
  • Determine projects which should be completed internally and externally. Manage relationships with customers as necessary.
  • Drive continual process improvements and implement best practices to manage projects efficiently.
  • Collaborate closely with managers in Marketing, Business Development and Sales.
  • Ability to always deliver constant  progression and growth of the work ethic, culture and values of the Corporate Communications department.
  • Ability to manage contract negotiation.

Education & Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or business related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in marketing communications industry
  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing a marketing communications team
  • Experience successfully building, coaching, and motivating high performing teams while holding employees accountable
  • Demonstrates creative and critical thinking skills
  • Strong business analytics, relationship management, strategy development, project management, problem solving and change management skills.
  • Professional and positive approach, self motivated, team player, dynamic, creative with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communicator with ability to influence and persuade across all levels of the organization
  • Exercises a high degree of tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.

Qualifying candidates should send their application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae to  before COB 31st May 2013.

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