Head of Marketing Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Head of Marketing

Hiring Organization: Corporate Staffing
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Fast Food
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES 250K
Date Posted: 03/15/2024

Direct Report to: Managing Director,
Gross Salary: Ksh 250k,

Our client is looking to hire a Head of Marketing who is entrusted with the organization’s marketing activities, overseeing the development and delivery of a comprehensive marketing strategy for their brands in the local market. This role encompasses the planning, development, and implementation of marketing strategies, go-to-market plans, marketing communications, new product developments, and public relations activities. The Head of Marketing will lead the development of support materials and services, manage pricing and customer relationships, and drive market growth and expansion through insight and data-driven strategies, including digital marketing.

Key Aims and Objectives:

Develop and implement the marketing plan, including strategic market planning and market research.

Lead the Marketing Department, fostering the necessary competencies, systems, and values to achieve marketing goals.

Oversee the marketing budget, ensuring effective use of resources to meet and exceed goals.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Provide leadership to the Marketing Department, guiding communications, promotional strategies, and the design of comprehensive marketing plans.

Drive growth and profitability, making decisions on market entry, and focusing on both short and long-term marketing strategies based on consumer data and insights.

Oversee sales forecasts, marketing support activities, and the approval of marketing and sales strategies.

Approve pricing decisions, lead new product development from concept to execution, and oversee go-to-market and expansion plans.

Utilize various information sources for business decisions, including consumer research, CRM, and market trends.

Develop and execute marketing plans to achieve sales and profit objectives, integrating strategies for new store openings and significant local events to drive ROI.

Manage the marketing team, providing training and performance appraisals, and managing agency relationships and internal stakeholders.

Fulfill additional responsibilities as assigned by the Managing Director.

Provide monthly reports to the Managing Director.

Key Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales and Marketing, Public Relations, or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum of Min 10 years of marketing experience, with at least 5 years in brand/product management within FMCG or Retail.

Experience with Retail Brands, direct mail programs, or Hospitality brands is a plus.

Dynamic marketing strategist with outstanding leadership and communication skills, experienced in strategic planning, branding, and product development.

Membership in a professional body like MSK is desirable.

Proficiency in integrated marketing strategies, direct response marketing, and familiarity with data warehousing and business intelligence services.

Attributes include being intuitive, proactive, collaborative, a creative problem solver, analytical, versatile, and thriving under pressure.

Strong communication and presentation skills, capable of managing multiple projects to deliver results on time and within budget.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with web conferencing tools.

How to Apply

Gross Salary: Ksh 250k
If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head of Marketing – Fast Food) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 25th March 2024