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Marketing and Communications Manager Job in Kenya
Endeavor , Kenya

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Marketing and Communications Manager

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 2, 2021
Last Date
Jul 2, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

At the heart of entrepreneurship, Endeavor is a mission-driven, global organization leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement. Endeavor was founded on the belief that job creation, innovation, and overall prosperity flourish where there is robust support for high-impact entrepreneurs. Launched in 1997, Endeavor has established a presence in nearly 35+ markets across Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, and underserved areas of Europe and the United States.

Today, Endeavor supports nearly 2,000+ high-impact entrepreneurs leading 1,200+ companies at the scale-up stage, offering them a best-in-class seal of approval, an unrivaled personal and professional network, frictionless co-investment capital, and peer-to-peer idea exchange in a truly global setting. These entrepreneurs include MercadoLibre, a NASDAQ-listed e-commerce technology company valued at over $13B, and unicorns such as Rappi or Careem. In turn, from this support, these high- impact entrepreneurs have created over 3 million+ jobs and generated over US$ 20B in revenues in 2018.

About Endeavor Kenya

Since its establishment in 2017, Endeavor Kenya has selected 23 high-impact entrepreneurs from 15 companies: Cellulant, Twiga Foods, D.Light, Vivo Activewear, Africa’s Talking, Copia Global, SunCulture, Sokowatch, Eclectics International, Little Cabs, Apollo Agriculture, Victory Farms, Lori Systems, AHN, Koko Networks. Learn more about our entrepreneurs here.

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic, self-starting, marketing amp; communications professional who is passionate about entrepreneurship and engaged with our mission, to join our team in Nairobi, Kenya. You will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive brand, marketing and communications strategy focused on events, outreach and digital media. As part of the founding team of a new office, this is an opportunity to help build Endeavor’s local brand and voice from the ground up!

Reports to: Managing Director

Works with: Endeavor account managers, Endeavor Entrepreneurs, network members and the Endeavor Global marketing amp; communications team

Responsibilities

  • Brand Management: building local brand awareness as well as developing relevant collateral materials and marketing activities, working within Endeavor’s global corporate identity framework.
  • Media/PR: building and maintaining contacts in the local and international press and PR organizations focused on entrepreneurship in Kenya, and helping to position Endeavor’s Managing Director, board members and entrepreneurs as effective spokespeople for entrepreneurship in Kenya.
  • Digital Content: maintaining Endeavor Kenya’s website, publishing our monthly newsletter and executing a digital marketing/social media plan. This includes SEO, tracking and optimizing social media analytics and engagement.
  • Events: maintaining an annual events calendar, developing and executing Endeavor managed and branded events, as well as supporting Endeavor’s participation in relevant community activities.

Requirements

We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial personality who has a proven capacity to achieve significant results. You must be highly motivated, focused, creative, flexible and able to balance multiple priorities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, with at least five years’ relevant work experience
  • Well presented, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated creativity in marketing and/or communications
  • Web and social media savvy
  • Strong computer software and graphics proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and graphic design software; Photoshop and InDesign knowledge a plus)

Job Specification

Endeavor

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