Friday, 20 January 2012

Kenya Commercial Bank Advertising and Communications Manager Job Vacancy

Kenya Commercial Bank, renowned for its diversity and growth in the Region is currently strengthening its support for group operations and business with the aim of maintaining Best Practice whilst also responding to the growing Business needs to support internal and external Customer Service delivery objectives and increase shareholder value.

To this end the following challenging positions have arisen and candidates with the requisite competencies and qualifications described below are hereby encouraged to apply.

Advertising and Communications Manager

Job Ref: MKT 01/2012

The Position:

Reporting to the Director Marketing, the Advertising and Communications Manager will be responsible for development of all communication and advertising materials across the region and agency management to ensure quality service delivery.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the quality and messaging of all communication and be the link with the creative & media agencies to drive negotiations on price & quality leveraging the entire spend.
  • Ensure regional centric communications are developed and support regional teams in creation of their materials.
  • Deliver singular focus to the digital agenda step changing internal communication, websites and social media sites content, look and feel.
  • Support Corporate Relations for Foundation activities to drive single minded messaging so as to define the Foundation positioning in consumers hearts and minds.
  • Support corporate communications relating to the group corporate brand.
  • Develop KCB brand thematic communication.
  • Leverage sponsorships muscle to deliver focus, regional execution and value add in negotiations.
  • Develop KCB brand thematic communication.
  • Coach, motivate and inspire the marketing team towards excellence as expected of all team members.
The Person

For the above position, the successful applicants should have:
  • University Degree in a business field/Equivalent.
  • 3 years management experience in a marketing role or managing an agency relationship in an organization.
  • Knowledge of sponsorships and negotiations.
  • Knowledge of competitor modeling and consumer insights.
  • Experience in digital marketing and current marketing trends.
  • Proven experience in research applications.
  • Experience in positively engaging with stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Computer literate - in particular competence in MS Office applications.
  • Planning & Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and tight deadlines.
The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to

To be considered your application must be received by 27th January 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted


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