Marketing Representative (Steel Products) Job in Nairobi, Kenya Feb 2016

Job vacancy: Marketing Representative (Steel Products)  in Nairobi, Kenya

Career opportunity: Marketing Representative (Steel Products) in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Marketing Representative
 
Job Code: MR/AS/160218
1 Position
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is a leading supplier and distributor of steel products in the region.

Job Summary: To provide marketing support for the whole company.

Key Responsibilities:

 
Maintain Records
  • Updating records on the number and different type of company merchandise available
Budget
  • Prepare the yearly budgetary estimates for the marketing department
  • Justify the budget given to the head of the department
Procurement
  • Source for reliable and cost effective suppliers of branding, merchandise, business cards and office equipment
Contracts and Licenses
  • Ensure that all service contracts and licenses (Marketing related) are up to date and are renewed before expiry
  • Ensuring that the best price is agreed upon when signing contracts for the company on service provision.
Campaigns
  • Managing internal campaigns by designing and executing email signatures for the staff, designing and distributing of company merchandise
  • Managing external campaigns by among other things making use of email shots to both clients and the general public
Maintaining client contacts
  • Maintain company client data base.
  • Ensuring that the database is regularly updated and the information is accurately represented as per various marketing requirements.
Orientation of new staff
  • Carrying out the introduction to the company mainly; general overview of the company history, success stories, products and branches.
  • Assigning merchandise materials to all new staff
Organize and coordinate company marketing activities
  • Organizing for branding at company events
  • Securing strategic venues for the company’s marketing activities
Advertising
  • Liaising with the marketing firm to ensure cutting edge and industry relevant campaigns are launched regularly.
  • Searching for newer and more efficient advertising medium for the company.
  • Providing valued sponsorships to key events that will improve brand visibility.
Marketing calendar
  • Creating and maintaining of the marketing yearly calendar
  • Introducing of key events into the calendar to ensure brand visibility
  • Ensuring that all key invites to value adding events for the company are brought to the attention of management.
Sales tools
  • Creating and distribution of sales tools e.g. banners, brochures and fliers
  • Organizing for the purchase and delivery of creative gifts to clients
Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills:
  • Bachelors of Commerce degree (marketing Option)
  • A member of the Marketing Society of Kenya
  • Excellent command of the English language (both spoken and Written)
  • Good command of the Swahili Language
Relevant Experience
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in a busy marketing
  • Extensive working knowledge of MS office Suite
  • Experience with an Advertising Agency (Optional)
Other Requirements
  • Culturally aware and adept at working across multiple geographies
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focus / orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High on entrepreneurial spirit
  • Work independently & with a Team
  • Multitasking
  • Assertive
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Marketing Executive

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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