Monday, June 17, 2013

The Corporate Communications Manager

Our client has been in the banking business for over 60 years. Their focus is on the SME sector and has a commitment to enhancing convenience for customers through branch network expansion that has driven the Bank’s growth in recent years. With 69 branches in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Burundi, some of which operate 7-days a week for extended hours, is committed to enabling people to advance with confidence and success.

The Bank’s heritage and values are articulated in its brand promise, Achieve More, and brought to life through an engaged diverse workforce. An exciting vacancy of Corporate Communications Manager reporting to Head of Marketing exists.

Job Purpose/SummaryThe Corporate Communications Manager will be responsible developing PR and CSR objectives in line with the bank’s strategies. He/She will enhance and promote the brand equity by engaging media and key stakeholder, promote customer and partner success stories among influencer audiences and help the Bank establish a strong market leadership position.

Duties and Responsibilities
Translate Company’s business objectives into creative executable corporate communications strategies and programs

Demonstrate strong judgement in understanding key trends and news elements to develop a successful PR program with proactive and responsive media relations activities

Demonstrate good strategic thinking and planning abilities

Build, maintain and expand our relationship with industry analysts

Act as a PR champion with thorough knowledge of developing, implementing and delivering the appropriate communication vehicles to achieve the desired PR results

Interact with senior company management, external resources such as agencies to provide strategic counsel to key executive spokespeople on relevant PR activities and programs

Execution of brand strategy and management of the SME toolkit

Minimum Requirements
Degree in Public Relations or Communications from a recognised institution

3-5 years’ experience in a similar role within a vibrant industry

Proven track record leveraging entire marketing mix to successfully promote and drive success among media and influencer

Personal Competencies
Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills

Strong project management and organisational skills

Strong communication skills

Ability to produce high quality work under strict and constant deadlines with an eye for detail and accuracy

How to apply:
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to before close of business Friday 21st June 2013.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. For more vacancies visit our website
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