Marketing Officer Job in Kenya – Africa Nazarene University

Marketing Officer Job in Kenya – Africa Nazarene University

Africa Nazarene University (ANU) is an accredited Private Christian University sponsored by the Church of Nazarene International, which follows the Wesleyan Holiness Tradition.

It integrates faith with learning to produce well rounded individuals who are able to meet challenges of their times.

Applications are invited from qualified professionals to fill the following position:

Job Title: Marketing Officer

Grade: ANU 7

Department: Marketing

Location / Work Station: Main Campus

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Director, Marketing

Direct Reports: None

Job Purpose: Responsible for driving business growth, sustainability and profitability by researching market conditions, producing marketing materials, creating a marketing campaign and managing sales pitches for prospective students.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

  • Support development and implementation of marketing and business development strategy
    Create tools and materials to deliver on the marketing and business development strategy e.g. proposals, pitches, videos, letters, posters, brochures
  • Measure and report performance of marketing campaigns and assess against departmental goals. Provide recommendations on the same
  • Visit existing and potential students/ clients to drive business growth
  • Create advertising and publicity campaign strategies and content that are informed by a deep understanding of the business, programs and target audience
  • Review produced artwork in readiness for execution in selected platforms
  • Negotiate and agree with media houses on the most appropriate media spaces and rates
  • Develop measurement tools for marketing research and intelligence. Manage projects from inception through presentations, supporting roll out of customized surveys/ discussion guides/ screeners, analyzing data, interpreting results and providing actionable insights
  • Develop customer survey tools, roll out, and analysis of results
  • Monitor customer
    feedback to improve customer experience across every touch point, develop innovative ideas and action plans to help in enhancing customer service
  • Study the market to identify customer needs, target groups and demographic segments, position of the University in the market, effectiveness of product delivery channels
  • Monitor competitors’ behaviour including strategic direction, market share, growth and plans
  • Provide key input in the design of the organisation brand manual
  • Organise college fairs, tours, and other student attraction programs on-campus

    Job Dimensions:

    I. Financial Responsibility:

  • Participate in the development of the department’s annual budget

    II. Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within a comfortable office environment

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    Relevant professional qualification

  • Member of a relevant professional body

    Work experience required

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organising and time management skills
  • Team player
  • Detail oriented

    How to Apply

    Applications giving full details of age, marital status, education and professional qualifications, experience, current post, salary and other financial benefits, copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, transcripts, the names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) should be addressed to: –

    The Vice Chancellor
    Africa Nazarene University
    P.O. Box 53067 – 00200

    Applications should reach the office not later than 8th November, 2019.

    Applications could also be dropped at the Vice Chancellor’s Office at the Ongata Rongai Campus.

    Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Please note that Africa Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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