Kenya Cultural Centre Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Cultural Centre, incorporating Kenya National Theatre, is the country's oldest

expressive cultural institution established in 1951 through Cap 218 Laws of Kenya. The Centre is
the national centre for cultural engagement, discourse, performance and research.

The Centre incorporates dynamic and aesthetic public spaces for harmonious connections, and is an institution which embraces and encourages diversity. The Centre operates as a SemiAutonomous
Government Agency (SAGA) and is currently domiciled under the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts.

1. Kenya Cultural Centre Business Development Manager Jobs in Kenya

Reports to: Executive Director/CEO

Broad Function
The Business Development Manager will work to improve the Centre’s market position and
achieve financial growth by defining long-term Centre’s strategic goals, build key customer
relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals and maintain
extensive knowledge of current creative market conditions and therefore maximize revenue for
Centre

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To prospect for new clients by networking, advertising or other means of generating interest
    from potential clients.
  • To plan persuasive approaches and pitches that will convince potential clients to do business
    with the Centre.
  • Develop a rapport with new clients, and set targets for sales and provide support that will
    continually improve the relationship.
  • To grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients
  • To manage the activities of others staff responsible for developing business for the Centre.
  • Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the business manager’s
    responsibility to develop the pipeline of new business coming in to the Centre.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the market, the solutions/services the Centre can provide.
  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the Centre.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and
    objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the solution/service.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a
    positive conclusion.
  • Present an image that mirrors that of the Centre.
  • Ensure all team members represent the Centre in the best light.
  • Present business development training and mentoring to business developers and other
    internal staff.
  • Research and develop a thorough understanding of the Centre’s people and capabilities.
  • Understand the Centre’s goal and purpose so that will continual to enhance the Centre’s
    performance.

    Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field.
  • An MBA is an added advantage.

    Experience.
  • At least 7 years of sales or marketing experience.

    Skills
  • Networking, Persuasion and Prospecting skills
  • Research, and good communication skills.
  • Prospecting Skills
  • Demonstrable proposal writing skills
  • Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges.
  • Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism, CRM, and Microsoft Office.

    Applicants are requested to send their applications preferably in hard copies. Applications can also be emailed using the email addresses provided. All applications should be received by 9 December 2016.

    The applications should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director/CEO
    The Kenya Cultural Centre
    P.O. Box 43031 - 00100NAIROBI
    Email: jobs@kenyaculturalcentre.go.ke and copy to kenyaculturalc@gmail.com

    Application submission should include the following:
    Cover letter, applicant’s CV, copies of relevant certificates and recommendations,
    names and contacts of three professional referees and a copy of national identity card

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Cultural Centre Jobs in Kenya


    2. Kenya Cultural Centre Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

    Reports to: The Governing Council functionally
    Executive Director/CEO administratively

    Broad Function
    The Corporation Secretary will be responsible for all legal matters pertaining to the Centre
    including issues of property management, insurance, civil and criminal proceedings, and
    rendering legal advice to the Governing Council and the CEO on all legal matters. In addition,
    the Corporation Secretary will be responsible for Human Resources and Administration functions of the Centre.

    Duties & Responsibilities
  • Acting as adviser to the Governing Council
  • Observing all legal requirements
  • Liaising with auditors, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders on governance issues
  • Attending and take minutes of directors’ and members’ meetings
  • Ensure compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory
    authorities are met

    Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Holder of a least an Undergraduate degree in Law or other social science discipline from
    a recognised institution of higher learning
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practicing certificate
  • Have a certificate in Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K)

    Experience
  • Served in the Grade of Senior Legal Officer or a comparable position in the public and
    private sector for a minimum of three (3) years

    Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict management skills,
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with standard office computer applications
  • Demonstrated integrity, managerial, administrative and professional competence in
    work performance

    Applicants are requested to send their applications preferably in hard copies. Applications can also be emailed using the email addresses provided. All applications should be received by 9 December 2016.

    The applications should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director/CEO
    The Kenya Cultural Centre
    P.O. Box 43031 - 00100NAIROBI
    Email: jobs@kenyaculturalcentre.go.ke and copy to kenyaculturalc@gmail.com

    Application submission should include the following:
    Cover letter, applicant’s CV, copies of relevant certificates and recommendations,
    names and contacts of three professional referees and a copy of national identity card

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Cultural Centre Jobs in Kenya

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