Station Manager (Radio Waumini), Station Manager (Radio Thome, Diocese of Kitui), Head of Marketing & Promotions and Marketing Officer (National Mirror) Jobs at Waumini Communications

On Friday, September 28th, 2012
Waumini Communications Limited, the holding company for communications and media projects of the Catholic Church in Kenya, is looking for highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions:
 
1. Station Manager (Radio Waumini)

The position is based in Nairobi. Reporting to the Managing Director, Waumini Communications Limited, the Station Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Radio Waumini, leading a skilled team of professionals to ensure they meet the key objectives of the station in terms of output, audience, and revenue generation.
 

Qualifications, skills and experience
  • A bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism from a recognised university.
  • A post-graduate degree in Communications, PR or Journalism will be an added advantage
  • Over three years experience in a busy media organization, most preferably in a management role at a radio or TV station
Key Competencies
  • Ability to generate original ideas and to think creatively about how to communicate them
  • Knowledge of the radio market in Kenya, different station and programme styles, and audience demographics
  • Sound editorial judgement
  • The capacity to work effectively under pressure, react quickly and meet tight deadlines, with minimum supervision
  • A facility for managing creative teams, and encouraging acceptable creative risk taking
  • Ability to mentor and to develop talent in others
  • Ability to deal effectively with team members of differing temperaments and morale
  • Self-motivation and adaptability
  • A thorough knowledge of the Laws of Kenya, media ethics and industry regulation as they affect radio production and broadcasting
  • Knowledge on how to acquire the relevant broadcasting clearances and licenses, including copyright and music clearances
  • A good knowledge of Social Teaching of the Church, and Ethical Principles
  • Applicants must be between 30-50 years of age.
2. Station Manager (Radio Thome, Diocese of Kitui)

The position is based in Kitui. The Station Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Radio Thome, leading a skilled team of professionals to ensure they meet the key objectives of the station in terms of output, audience, and revenue generation.
 

Qualifications, skills and experience
  • A bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism from a recognised university. 
  • A post-graduate degree in Communications, PR or Journalism will be an added advantage
  • Over three years experience in a busy media organization, most preferably in a management role at a radio or TV station
Key Competencies
  • Ability to generate original ideas and to think creatively about how to communicate them
  • Knowledge of the radio market in Kenya, different station and programme styles, and audience demographics
  • Sound editorial judgement
  • The capacity to work effectively under pressure, react quickly and meet tight deadlines, with minimum supervision
  • A facility for managing creative teams, and encouraging acceptable creative risk taking
  • Ability to mentor and to develop talent in others
  • Ability to deal effectively with team members of differing temperaments and morale
  • Self-motivation and adaptability
  • A thorough knowledge of the Laws of Kenya, media ethics and industry regulation as they affect radio production and broadcasting
  • Knowledge on how to acquire the relevant broadcasting clearances and licenses, including copyright and music clearances
  • A good knowledge of the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church and Ethical Principles
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and Swahili (a good knowledge of the Kamba language will be an added advantage)
  • Applicants must be between 30-50 years of age.
3. Head of Marketing and Promotions – Waumini Communications

This is a key leadership position for Waumini Communications Limited. 

 
The Head of Marketing and Promotions will provide visionary leadership and direction in positioning Waumini Communications Limited’s cluster of Radio stations, a national newspaper and Video Production/TV Unit as leading brands in a highly competitive market in Kenya. 
 
Specifically, the person will be tasked with the responsibility of formulating and implementing a Marketing Strategy for the company, its subsidiaries, newspaper, radio and Video/TV brands, and the control of the marketing department to achieve monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Planning, building, coordinating and managing a team of Business Executives who are expected to deliver agreed sales volumes and revenue
  • Developing and implementing a clear, innovative and creative marketing and sales strategy
  • Developing and implementing sales strategies and campaigns; and maintaining and fostering business relationships with all clients of the company.
  • Establishing a culture that is continually testing new concepts for sales and marketing in a rapid way
  • Managing Waumini Communication’s online presence and advertising
  • Collecting feedback from customers, encouraging them to invite others, and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from a recognised university; an MBA will be an added advantage
  • At least 3  years of work experience in sales, marketing or business development, with a preference for experience managing a marketing team
  • Hands-on approach to getting things done
  • Strong work ethic and understanding of the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with a high level of independence
  • Must be able to design and execute partnership agreements, presentations, proposals, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and Swahili
4. Marketing Officer, National Mirror

The Marketing Officer will be responsible for managing and executing all marketing, sales and distribution initiatives for the National Mirror Newspaper which has a countrywide circulation.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Development of an overall sales and marketing strategy for the National Mirror
  • Coordination of advertising, subscriptions and sales for the National Mirror
  • Development of a countrywide circulation/distribution network for the National Mirror
Qualifications/required skills/experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in sales and marketing from a recognised university
  • At least two years’ experience in sales and marketing in a busy media organisation
  • Demonstrate sound understanding of the principles of sales and marketing
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of new technologies and how they can be applied to enhance sales and marketing.
  • Ability to manage a marketing campaign budget
  • Must show creativity and innovativeness
  • Is self-motivated and able to manage sales and marketing campaigns with minimum supervision
  • Must be a good communicator who provides clear, concise written/verbal communications appropriate to the audience.
Applications enclosing detailed CVs with three referees and full contact details should be addressed to:

The Managing Director
Waumini Communications Limited
P.O. Box 13475 – 00800 

Nairobi

Or preferably email to:
 [email protected]

Applications must reach us on or before 10th October, 2012

For more information, visit our jobs/careers on our website:www.catholicchurch.or.ke
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