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Nation Media Group Jobs in Kenya

Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media.

It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

We are searching for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of a Research & Market Insights / Intelligence Manager in the Marketing Department.

Research & Market Insights / Intelligence Manager

Job Ref: HR-RMIM-04-2014

We invite candidates who are innovative, performance driven and possess excellent transferrable skills with good track record of achievement in past roles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders to develop adhoc/customized research methodology for tracking customer satisfaction and perceptions of brands.
  • Build enduring relationships with suppliers and managing projects to completion; from briefing to presentation.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to integrate research findings with other sources of customer data, aligning insights with strategic goals of the business.
  • Convert high complexity into simplicity - emphasizing the broad picture, picking out key detail and translating data and information into meaningful insights.
  • Combine data, judgment and experience.
  • Balance research best practice and a strong commercial perspective; achieving both high quality and maximum value - ability to see beyond the research and think about what is best for the business.
  • Actively seek and take advantage of ideas, best practices, and solutions developed elsewhere.
  • Work and collaborate across functions, geographies, cultures and with people from different backgrounds.
  • Develop strategic frameworks and marketing strategy

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • Basic degree in a relevant field
  • 3 to 4 years of experience in market research.
  • Must be able to work autonomously; with direction and intelligence.
  • Technical understanding of market research
  • Ability to deal with a range of non-research staff; championing research as a necessary component of marketing strategy.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to work during odd hours

Agency Business Manager

Job Ref: HR-BM-04-2014

The job holder will be based in Nairobi.

The Role: The Agency Business Manager will report to the Commercial Manager - Advertising.

He/She will be charged with the responsibility of project planning, coordinating, motivating and leading a team  of Agency Business Executives to achieve agreed team’s sales volumes against set annual revenue targets.

Key result areas will include:
  • Planning, coordinating and leading a team of Agency Business Executives to deliver agreed sales volumes and revenues;
  • Initiate new sales strategies and creative communication campaigns that will provide value to advertisers;
  • Initiate and execute annual multi – media partnerships that will yield revenues to the business;
  • Leading teams in developing innovative advertising concepts for agencies;
  • Motivating the sales team to deliver departmental objectives;
  • Grow market share through client service and building business relationships and
  • Develop and nurture relationships with Agency with an aim to maximizing revenues.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:
  • Bachelor Degree ;
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing;
  • At least 3 years’ working experience in a sales and marketing environment;
  • Proven track record of performance in agency business management;
  • Leadership and people management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure for long and odd hours; and
  • Creative and innovative.

If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV online to

N/B: We shall only contact the shortlisted candidates.

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