Centre for Rights Education and Awareness

CREAW is inviting applications from individuals for the following position:

Job Title: Program Officer

Duty Station:
Nairobi

CREAW is a non-governmental, non-partisan, membership organization whose Mission is to transform society by empowering women and expanding new frontiers for women's rights and freedoms.

Our Vision is a just and free society in which women and men have, exercise and enjoy equal and full rights and opportunities.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the programs coordinator/ Deputy Director, to provide, programmatic and technical support in the formulation, Implementation and evaluation of the Governance and leadership program in a professional , efficient and effective manner.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Conceptualization, design, and implementation of the Women, Leadership and governance program.
  • Developing a roadmap for effective execution of the project deliverables.
  • Fund raising, report writing and general co-ordination of the Women and Governance program.
  • Initiating and developing project proposal tailored to CREAWS Strategic objectives and goals.
  • Organizing and coordinating community Activities (forums, dialogue meeting at the community level in consultations with the community educators.
  • Coordination of research under the Women, Leadership and Governance program.
  • Ensuring timely and regular reporting on the project implementation to the immediate supervisor and the development partners.
  • Preparing and compiling monthly progress report on the projects being implemented and eventually preparing the final project reports.
  • Monitoring and evaluating plans and projects to ensure effective implementation of the projects.
  • Provide leadership in documentation of “success stories” and other anecdotal information to enhance the overall quality of performance of both internal and external reports.
Academic Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Personality Desired:-
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or any related field. Masters’ degree or equivalent would be an added advantage
  • Post graduate qualifications in program/project design, development and management
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience in the democracy, and governance sector
  • Good knowledge management skills and proven middle management skills
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills as well as excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Self-driven and able to deliver results with minimum supervision
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the country , work extended periods in the field and interact effectively with community members and willingness to learn new approaches
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multicultural environment and with partners at all levels
  • Highly proficient in Ms Word, Excel, Access, Power-point and the use of Internet for research
Essential Competencies
  • Demonstrated work experience in advocacy, leadership and governance programs.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills as well as excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment with partners at all levels.
  • Good knowledge management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power point and use of internet research
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in both English and Kiswahili.
Those who qualify and are interested should send (or deliver) an application letter, curriculum vitae (CV) providing details of three work related referees and copies of relevant certificates & testimonials to:

The Selection Committee
Centre for Rights Education and Awareness – CREAW
Email: vacancies@creawkenya.org
Tel/fax: +254-20-3860640/ 3861016/ 2378271/ 720357664
P.O. Box 11964 –00100 GPO
Nairobi – Kenya

Apply no later than 20th January 2012.

CREAW is an equal opportunity employer.

Centre for Rights Education and Awareness

CREAW is inviting applications from individuals for the following position:

Job Title: Communication Officer

Duty Station:
Nairobi

CREAW is a non-governmental, non-partisan, membership organization whose Mission is to transform society by empowering women and expanding new frontiers for women's rights and freedoms.

Our Vision is a just and free society in which women and men have, exercise and enjoy equal and full rights and opportunities.

Job Purpose

As a senior advisor for Strategic Communications in the organization reporting to the executive Director, to provide leadership and critical support for information gathering, knowledge management and dissemination of the same within CREAW’s mandate.

The officer will through communication oversee and support the realization of CREAW’s objectives and targets – both internal and external - in a professional, efficient and effective manner.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Development of a communication strategy and budget plan and with the support of the Management Team, develop and implement communication plans for various CREAW programs.
  • Giving communication advice including the development of relevant messages, use of appropriate media channels and providing strategic solutions to given communications challenges.
  • Producing compelling news stories/press releases, internal newsletters, media briefs, Questions and Answers, training documents, presentation materials and other communications products reflecting CREAW’s program.
  • Producing communication resources for CREAW’s website and other social media outlets
  • Participating in communications planning and briefing for example press conferences and media interviews.
  • Enhancing the public image of CREAW through strategic communications including developing and cultivating strong media relations with local, mainstream and international media to promote CREAW’s profile.
  • Providing technical advice and support for communication training to Program managers and all the other staff members.
  • Provide editorial support to colleagues, specifically for:
  1. Selected articles, proposals and case studies;
  2. Presentations and training modules.
  • Prepare annual report for CREAW that spans CREAW’s core activities and in consultation with the management team and line program officer (s), develop the report structure and liaise with external contractors to design, edit, and print and disseminate the same to all partners.
  • Coordinate production of information Education and Communication materials (IEC), and publications. A key focus will be dissemination of research findings and publication of women rights.
  • Coordinate dissemination of publication i.e. reports , brochures etc
  • Coordinate inter and intra program communication within CREAW to facilitate access to information on core program activities, status, output, achievements and challenges.
  • Serve as liaison between the organisation and all other key influencers and stakeholders
  • Continuously negotiate with both intra and external publics positions that augur to the benefit of the organisation
  • Manage a vibrant intranet where all staff members engage whilst continuously promoting the interests of the organisation.
Academic Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Personality Desired:-
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in communication or other relevant area of study in social science with proven experience in public relations, publicity, and media relations journalism.
  • Masters degree will be an absolute advantage.
  • Will have at least 4 years of relevant working experiences, preferably in a women related organization in a similar position.
  • Technical training in project management will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office skills.
  • Demonstrate design management of publishing, website and communication product development.
  • Working experience in project management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work comfortably and effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds and to establish and maintain constructive working relations in multi – cultural environment.
  • Must have excellent oral, presentation and written communication skills.
  • Have a personal commitment to work as reliable, honest and trustworthy team member.
  • Good judgement, tact, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to contribute to the overall objectives, mission and goals of CREAW operations.
Those who qualify and are interested should send (or deliver) an application letter, curriculum vitae (CV) providing details of three work related referees and copies of relevant certificates & testimonials to:


The Selection Committee
Centre for Rights Education and Awareness – CREAW
Email: vacancies@creawkenya.org or info@creaw.org
Tel/fax: +254-20-3860640/ 3861016/ 2378271/ 720357664
P.O. BOX 11964 –00100 GPO
Nairobi – Kenya

Apply no later than 20th January 20121

CREAW is an equal opportunity employer.

Title: Sales and Marketing Executive

Department:
Marketing

Reports to: General Manager

Direct Reports: None

Job Purpose

Prepare and sell a calendar of marketing and promotional activities to ensure that such activities are planned, co-ordinated and executed in a timely and cost effective manner resulting in revenues for Apartments and Restaurants

Indicators of Good Performance on the job
  • Banqueting sales revenues met
  • Market penetration targets met
  • Promotional programmes implemented, evaluated for effectiveness and reported on in all markets
  • Marketing costs kept within budget
  • Sales support offered to agents and tour operators as needed and up to date records maintained. e.g. posters, materials, brochures, fact sheets etc
Key Duties
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of the annual promotion calendar to ensure timely execution of all planned activities.
  • Prospect and pursue new revenue streams for Apartments/Restaurants e.g. alliances with tour companies, opening corporate accounts, etc
  • Liaise with advertising agencies and media providers in respect to the execution of advertising activities, programs and communication.
  • Source for promotional items and liaising with suppliers to ensure timely delivery.
  • Prepare a detailed, report of the performance of each promotion activity, one month after the promotion.
  • Prepare and circulate marketing communication materials including price quotations, special offers, dealer agreements, customer’s presentations, trade presentations, product brochures and other dealer letters after approvals are made by the concerned departmental heads.
  • Organise and coordinate customer functions such as training seminars, conferences and corporate meetings.
  • Handle customer related queries and enquiries
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by seniors as the need arises.
Knowledge/Skills/Experience
  • Business Degree
  • Sales Diploma, Customer Service or equivalent experience
  • Training in Marketing and sales
  • Hotel or Apartments sales experience is mandatory
  • 2-3 years experience in the hotel industry is a must
Competencies
  • Sales and/or marketing expertise
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work with individuals across all levels of management and sectors
  • Strong negotiations and presentation skills.
  • A strategic and innovative thinker
  • A high level of competence in analysing problems and making decisions, the job holder is often required to make business decisions immediately, while working out in the field, and without the benefit of referring to superiors.
  • Team working and the ability to network effectively
Positions available: 3

Salary: Retainer and commission

If you got what it takes, send your resume to careers@monarch.co.ke don’t attach certificates or testimonial

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