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PR and Advertising Officer at Equity Bank

PR and Advertising Officer at Equity Bank

Work with NGOs Starting Salary- Ksh 200k
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In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position outlined below within the Communication  Banking unit.

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Associate Director- Communication and PR, the PR and Advertising Officer,  will  be responsible for supporting the Communications department in the development and execution of all events for the Bank.

Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities

  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Collating and analyzing media coverage a
  • Writing and editing in-house magazines, supplements/advertorials, case studies, speeches, articles and financial reports
  • Devising and coordinating photo opportunities, organizing events including press conferences, investor briefings, AGMs, press tours and other forums
  • Coordinate sponsorships and promotional activities involving the Bank
  • Manage promotional items for the company
  • Maintaining and updating information on the organization’s website
  • O­ffer support to the branches, departments and subsidiaries in regards to marketing, promotion and communication requirements
  • Interface with all Equity Bank teams and offices to optimize event and associated campaign’s effectiveness.
  • Liaising with the retained Agency to follow up on execution of tasks
  • Ensure timely execution and production of key deliverables
  • Manage vendor contracts; exercise diligence in tracking expenses to meet expense/ budget goals
  • Liaise with service providers to ensure proper preparation and execution of events including brand visibility in such events through branding opportunities
  • Monitor vendor performance by ensuring alignment with market value for services rendered.

Desired Competencies

  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Able to work well with minimum supervision
  • Flexible, ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
  • Creative thinker and fast learner, ability to communicate ideas effectively
  • Team player
  • Computer proficiency

Requirements

  • University degree in Communications, PR, Journalism or business related field
  • Professional training in Marketing or Public Relations
  • Over 3 years’ relevant experience in Public Relations, marketing or event management in a large media organization or in communication function in an established organization.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Equity Bank Kenya career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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