Marketing Officer at CORAT Africa

On Friday, September 26th, 2014

CORAT Africa is a Pan Africa Christian Organization based in Nairobi.  It is involved in the provision of Leadership Development, Management Training, Research and Consultancy services to Churches and Church related organizations in Africa.  

CORAT Africa seeks to recruit a highly motivated and vibrant person to fill in the position of a Marketing Officer.
Job Purpose: The Marketing Officer is responsible for supporting Business Development and Implementation of marketing function of CORAT Africa.  

He/she oversees the Business Development and Marketing Initiatives by carrying out innovative marketing and communication strategies to our clientele.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop marketing strategies and plans.  
  • Contributing to annual sales and marketing plan
  • Facilitate growth in sales and increase in revenue generation
  • Identify opportunities and develop new business opportunities resulting to increased business 
  • Create awareness of the CORAT Academic programmes to the existing and new markets.
  • Create awareness of CMDC to new markets
  • Collect information for building and updating the data bases
  • Participate in marketing campaigns and promotions 
  • Oversee and direct the efforts of marketing team
  • Handle clients enquiries and respond on timely basis
  • Develop, supervise, coach and mentor marketing team
  • Coordinate advertisement and public relation events
  • Create and develop innovative ways to communicate the message to existing and potential customers
  • Assemble materials and edit the CORAT newsletter, update the face book and twitter accounts
  • Update  and create new content information on the CORAT website and pass to the IT officer
  • Provide ideas and input to develop the e-marketing materials
  • Write and produce the marketing materials/tools (eg. Brochures , posters, flyers, etc) for CORAT liaising with the  Director of programmes, Academics programme Coordinator, Centre Manager and HR/Administration Officer
  • Managing the stock of all marketing materials e.g. Brochures etc
  • Maintaining a photo Library 
  • Representing and promoting CORAT at Exhibitions 
  • Ensure prompt follow-up by staff responsible of exhibition enquiries
  • Gather information through market research to inform marketing plans and strategies
  • Compile reports to the Management
  • Any other job assigned by the supervisor and the Managing Director

Suitable Candidate
  • Degree or equivalent, and a Diploma in marketing from a recognized institution.
  • Experience in marketing role in a training institution
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.  
  • Experience in online marketing is key for this position
  • Demonstrate Experience in communication with exposure to website and e-marketing tools and channels.
  • Information management skills
  • Good  coordination, negotiation, clients management, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Effective Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong writing , editing and graphic design skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good team player who has skills to supervise and achieve results
  • Committed to quality and maintain professional attitude
  • Must be a committed Christian

If you have relevant qualifications and work experience, send your application letter and CV indicating your suitability for the position, current and expected remuneration, current employer and addresses of three professional referees not later than 28th September 2014 to the  address given here below.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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