Newspapers in Education Coordinator


Job Summary

Newspapers in Education (NiE) is an initiative of the Nation Media Group in partnership with the Ministry of Education and other stakeholders whose objective is to promote literacy and develop lifelong reading habits among young people and their communities.

We are looking for a Newspapers in Education Coordinator to be responsible for the overall management of the Newspapers in Education project to ensure the project successfully meets and exceeds its objectives.

Job Roles
  • Develop annual NiE growth plans and budgets in collaboration with the brand marketing team.
  • Develop circulation distribution plan with Circulation Dept. and oversee timely and efficient newspaper deliveries to participating schools.
  • Key contact with Partners including proposal writing, pitching and managing overall client relationship.
  • Manage timely production of NiE publications in liaison with various stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of schools including managing recruitment, training, distribution and overall relationship with the school .
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Education (both at Head Office and district level) on relevant approvals and operational issues.
  • Planning and execution of project M&E including relevant surveys (where applicable).
  • Preparation of Management and Partner reports on a regular basis.
  • Work closely with partners and marketing to develop a NiE learning materials.
  • Graduate in Education with at least 5 years teaching experience preferably in English, Social Education
  • Project Management Experience
  • Computer savvy.
  • Driving Licence
  • Willing to travel
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong organisational skills.
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package.

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at before 5th January 2012.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

Freelance Journalists and Photographers

Job Ref. HR-FJP-12-2011

Nation Media Group wishes to recruit freelance journalists and photographers to strengthen its news gathering network across the country. We are looking for talented, innovative, independent and self-driven journalists with proven writing and photography skills.

The freelance journalists will be based at: Kisii, Trans Mara, Siaya, Kericho, Malindi, Kitale, Busia, Embu, Tharaka Nithi, Meru, Laikipia, Kiambu, Nyandarua, Baringo, Kapenguria, Lodwar, Tana River, Lamu, Taita Taveta and Kisumu.

The successful candidates will be required to write quality news stories and features for all NMG publications as well as write TV and radio scripts and/or shoot pictures.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • University degree and training in journalism;
  • Minimum two years work experience;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and cope with pressure and deadlines
  • Diploma in mass communication and training in photography;
  • Minimum two years work experience;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and cope with pressure and deadlines
Interested candidates may send their applications, indicating where they wish to work and enclosing detailed CV, names of three referees and daytime telephone contacts and quoting the job reference to:

The Group Human Resource Director,
Nation Media Group,
P.O. Box 49010, 00100,

To reach us not later than December 30, 2011.

Note: We will only contact the short-listed candidates.

Africa Muslim Agency (AMA) Education Development Office has many schools in the East and Central Africa .

Applications are invited from qualified and experienced High School Teachers for Abrar High School (Eldoret) and Arabuko Forest High School (Kilifi).

Subject Combinations

Arabuko Forest High School
  • Maths/Physics,
  • Computer/Physics,
  • Biology/Chemistry,
  • Geography/Kiswahili/History
Abrar High School
  • English/Literature
  • Kiswahili/Geography/History
  • B.ED, PGDE, Diploma
  • At least 3 years teaching experience with proven track record
Applications should reach the undersigned by 3rd January 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews which will be done in Nairobi.

Africa Muslim Agency
Education Development Office
The Administrator
Education Development Office
P.O. Box 33669-00600


Prime Research and Custom Papers, a small firm operating within Nakuru outskirts is urgently in search for a team of versatile and dynamic academic writers who possess the ability to efficiently and professionally write well researched papers on different topics and also work under minimum supervision.

Applicants must be ready to work full time (report to work on daily basis) and have impeccable English command. Work commences in mid/late January 2012

  • Be in possession of University Degree or diploma from a recognized institution (Varsity students on long vacation can also apply)
  • Be able to write in excellent English Grammar.
  • Be able to meet deadlines without fail.
  • Be able to write 100% original and information rich articles.
  • Be able to write articles from a varied range of academic specializations/topics.
Preference will be given to holders of Business courses, Arts and Social Sciences, and Education.

However, applicants from all academic specialization can apply.


Writers shall be remunerated on number of pages completed with each double-spaced page (275 words per page) earning From Ksh 100, with urgent papers and high quality products (Custom Papers) attracting far much above this amount.

If you are interested, please post your application and detailed CV with the subject line Graduate/Diploma Writer to

The prospective employer is a leading food processing company in Rwanda, manufacturing a variety of products including water, juice and milk is looking for a high caliber candidate for the position of Sales and marketing Manager.

The company is looking for experienced, self motivated and a hardworking manager who should be able to work with the company to be competitive in today’s dynamic business environment. Attractive remuneration packages are available based on experience, interview results and other considerations.

Position: Sales and Marketing

Reporting to the General Manager of the company

The ideal candidate should experience in food production and beverage with significant experience sales and marketing, supply chain management and business financials with experience in Dairy, Juice and Water products and should be able to work independently with no supervision.

This person must be well organized, flexible and embrace the challenge of managing a big group of diverse people and businesses. Background marketing and distribution in a manufacturing company will be helpful.

The candidate will responsible for driving business and meeting the set targets in regards to channel expansion, market share and overall business in the allocated territories and market segments, by managing the trade channel that include Distributors and key accounts in accordance to our objectives, strategic/marketing plans and vision.

Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, An MBA would be preferable.
  • He/ She must possess a minimum of 7 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing with a Leadership position in FMCG Business (First Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Managerial level with a world class food beverage manufacturing Company with at least 3 years in sales and/or operational management.
  • He/ She must have been responsible for a food/beverage sales and marketing, supply chain management in dairy, Juice and/or water products
  • Excellent performance and verifiable track records
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written and collaborative management style
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing sales team and major projects or initiatives.
  • Experience in managing cross-cultural environment
  • Experience in export oriented business
Key responsibilities include:
  • Mapping out the country to identify the institutions to target
  • Implement the annual marketing plans in a timely manner.
  • Creating a monthly plan of action that will ensure that there is close monitoring structure in place for follow up.
  • Create the Sales and Distribution plans for the countries that will deliver the Sales objectives with the primary focus being on Rwanda followed by other export markets outside Rwanda.
  • Plan and monitor the roll out of the marketing communication activities and budget in line with the company sales objectives.
  • Monitor the channels to ensure that the brands remain visible and dominates the category that we service by ensuring that Inyange brands dominate shelf space and are placed in visible locations
  • Provide market information through market research and retail audits on a continuous basis.
  • Develop an optimum service levels and promotions to key channels in the trade to ensure product availability in all the outlets. This will involve liaising with production department to ensure the company’s range of products is available for distribution.
  • Make presentations to the key management teams to drive the sales.
  • Expand and grow up the channels, this will include reviews of company distribution arrangement for Milk and Milk Products, Juices and Water in the local market and the export market by improving the same.
  • Build the capacity of the sales, marketing and distribution teams by developing training programs.
  • Training the distribution team for presentations to the senior management of the corporate and the Key Accounts.
  • Grow up the sales and market share.
  • Set a reporting system for you and your team.
  • Ensure timely payment of invoices.
  • Attain the targets on revenue.
  • Attain sales volume target along the outlined segments of normal retail trade and commercial/corporate institutions.
  • Ensure market competitiveness of company products through adherence to quality and compliance with environmental and industry regulations
  • Together with the General Manager, design marketing and sales strategies for the company and develop a market penetration plan for the company’s products in the local, regional and international markets.
Interested candidates can apply with full details (application letter, curriculum vitae, 2 current referees, contact details) no later than Friday 6th January, 2012 to the following address:


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