Communications Officer at Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE)

On Friday, November 15th, 2013

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is a company licensed by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to facilitate the trading of financial products through the provision of a trading platform for listed securities. 

In line with this mandate, the Exchange is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified individual to fill the position of Officer, Communications.
 
Overall Purpose
Handles public relations and communications demands at the NSE and ensures that all the parties involved in the business are kept informed and there is a positive relationship between the company and all its stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responding to written and telephone enquiries from investors, listed companies and the general public;
  • Provision of investment and related information as well as assistance to clients in person and/ or via telephone and mail;
  • Implementation of systems and procedures to enhance a positive corporate image aimed at promoting the activities of NSE;
  • Facilitating production and distribution of NSE corporate publications;
  • Organizing venues, equipment and services for NSE functions and events;
  • Maintaining close contact with the media including updating the media database, media library and carrying out the media monitoring function;
  • Maintaining and updating of client databases;
  • Selling advertising space on the NSE website and magazine; and
  • Administering and updating the NSE website and the social media platforms on a continuous basis.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelors degree in communication, journalism or related fields from a reputable university;
  • Minimum two (2) years relevant experience;
  • Established contacts in the print and electronic media;
  • Excellent communication skills and good attention to detail;
  • Willingness to work extra hours and under pressure;
  • High level of self esteem, teamwork; and excellent turnaround time;
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to shifting priorities; and
  • Possess a clear understanding of the capital markets industry within the region
If you are up to the challenge and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration, qualifications, experience, names & addresses of three referees and email & telephone contacts together with copies of your academic and professional certificates and testimonials to the address below by close of business on Friday, 29th November 2013.

The Chief Executive
Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited
The Exchange, 55 Westlands Road
P.O. Box 43633-00100
Nairobi
Dropping Zone No. 243 Revlon Professional Plaza, 2nd Floor
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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