Job Ref: HR-NP-07-2012

Nation Media Group, the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media and which attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda is seeking to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to the position of News Producer – QTV.
 
Key result areas will include:
  • Coordinate assignments for reporters in liaison with the News Editor;
  • Brief, debrief and advise reporters on video images suitable for a compelling TV story/feature;
  • Sub script for reporters;
  • Translate into Kiswahili stories from correspondents and international news agencies;
  • Participate in creation/formulation of ideas for news, features and current affairs shows;
  • Participate in the planning of big stories and in breaking news;
  • Work with the News Editor to achieve delivery of competitive and flawless news bulletins within set deadlines;
  • Guide  reporters and news staff on quality control measures, in adherence to editorial guidelines;
  • Work hand in hand with News Directors and Video Editors to ensure seamless coordination in editing stories and delivery of newscasts.
Knowledge & Skills requirements:
  • University Degree;
  • Diploma in Journalism/Mass Communication;
  • 5 years working experience as a Senior Reporter;
  • Proficiency in both Kiswahili and English languages, with excellent news judgment and  aggressive;
  • Ability to think outside the traditional news sources and a true newshound;
  • Multimedia editing skills;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and cope with pressure and tight deadlines.
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package. 

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com before 19th August, 2012.
 
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

Distribution Manager

Gross Salary: 60k-100k
We  are  a media and marketing organization focusing on the youth. Amongst its key products being  a teen publication which is a  Kenya’s leading teen publication and has been in print for the last 11 years is looking to grow its magazine sales consistently and  would like to get a distribution manager with experience and expertise to expand its Distribution department.

Key roles and responsibilities

To supervise magazine distribution from the depot/printer/airport to all retail & school outlets, and co-ordinate with all 3rd parties recruited to ensure magazine is delivered to the Point-of-Sale on time, i.e.

Retail Outlets: Supermarkets, bookstores, convenient stores, cyber cafes, etc.,

Schools: School kiosks, school libraries, school journalism clubs, etc.

To supervise magazine collection (when required) from all the Point-Of-Sale outlets, including schools, supermarkets, bookstores, and  to ensure that all returns collected after the monthly sales cycle.

Check availability, sales of magazine at the retail outlets/school kiosks

a. Retail Outlets: Compile a comprehensive list of retail outlets. In this list, have the names of all the key retail outlet managers, who you can contact to get information on magazine availability and sales. Ensure that you contact ALL retail outlet managers at least once a month. Additionally, ensure that you visit at least 5 retail outlets daily to check availability status of the magazine.

b. Schools: Compile a comprehensive list of school outlets with the contacts of;

i. Kiosk Owners

ii. School Principals/Head teachers

iii. Club Patron (Teachers)

From this contact list, you will be required to check the status of magazine availability, sales or any issues related to magazine sales in the schools by either visiting or calling ALL school outlets at least once a month. Additionally, you will be expected to visit at least 5 school outlets daily to check availability status of the magazine.

Ensure that magazines are properly displayed at the various retail outlets during the in-store visits as clearly defined in the ‘Sales Supervision’ role above

To Supervise the Circulation of the Magazine on daily basis by either contacting and/or visiting all outlets where the magazine is available to the reader.

Develop strategies to ensure growth of circulation and subscription database

a. Retail Outlet Growth: Co-ordinate with retail outlet distributors e.g. to ensure optimum sales at retail outlets and ensure the laid out monthly, quarterly and annual targets are met

b. School Outlet Growth: To co-ordinate with school outlets distributors, kiosk owners, school heads, etc.to

ensure optimum sales in schools and ensure laid out monthly, quarterly and annual targets are met

Prepare weekly reports and present findings and concerns to Senior Management. The weekly reports will highlight, amongst other key issues;

a. Magazine Distribution from depot to retail outlets/schools

b. Magazine Availability reports for both retail outlets and schools

Growth strategies updates and reports

Every quarter, come up with creative ideas on how the magazine can be marketed/sold at all retail outlets. The ideas should be in a report format and must include, amongst other details; description of ideas, implementation timetable, implementation outlets, projected sales numbers, etc.

Liaise and manage all retail outlets, schools & vendors to make sure they are adequately handled

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title Circulation/ Distribution Manager (Gross Salary; 60k-100k) on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.

Please indicate current or last salary.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database

We are  a media and marketing organization focusing on the youth. 

Amongst its key products being  a teen publication which is a  Kenya’s leading teen publication and has been in print for the last 11 years is looking to grow its magazine consistently and  would like to get a Copy Editor 

Requirements

Excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar

A meticulous approach to your work and an eye for detail

An ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines

A love of and feel for language, and especially youth culture

Ability to produce fresh, funky & fantastic ideas is absolutely mandatory

A degree in Journalism, Communication or equivalent

At least 4 years experience as a copy editing in a magazine/newspaper environment

Able to work in a team as well as independently

Completely computer literate and tech savvy

A genuine interest in youth – proven participation with youth will be an added advantage

Must have a portfolio of work

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title Copy Editor ( Gross Salary; 50k-80k) on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.

Please indicate current or last salary.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database


Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.6 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

There are 30 national Save the Children organisations around the world. By the end of 2012 all our international programmes will be delivered through a merged operation with 14 000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. 

We’re changing to become more efficient, mor e aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

The role

To act as the IT strategic business partner to the regional SLTs. To act as the liaison between the field/country office IT staff and the regions, as well as a strategic liaison between the regions and the centre. 

To support and build the capacity of country office IT staff.

Qualifications and experience
  • Directly supporting the agency’s strategic IT initiatives by working with Save the Children International regional management, country management, country-based IT staff and Save the Children members as needed, leading on the regional and country implementation of IT projects
  • Directly supporting the country office IT staff where required, traveling to and/or assisting with all computer related matters, and project specific needs
  • Working through country office IT staff to implement IT guidelines, standards, policies and strategy throughout the region, using influencing skills to ensure they are adopted
  • Training and capacity-building field/country office IT support staff located in the geographical regions, whether relating to hardware, software or policies and procedures
  • Collaborating with Save the Children International management to develop technical solutions to allow the organisation to implement its strategy
  • Collaborating with Save the Children International management to develop, document and implement procedures and standards for field office-based software, hardware and network infrastructure
  • Responsible for the documentation of field office IT infrastructure and/or systems as needed
  • Rolling out and supporting new applications, systems and upgrades in the region
  • Traveling to support IT needs during emergency operations, as required
  • Completing the establishment of and maintaining the regional office IT and communication facilities, including video conferencing.
When applying please include details of your current salary in covering letter

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 14 August 2012

For further information on this role, please see our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to the link provided

How to apply:

Please email your resume to: jobs.83115.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

We are an IT Service company looking for aggressive people to manage and develop new clients via business development focusing exclusively on our company’s line of business.

Role:
 
Acquisition of new clients via business development initiatives and targeted sales strategies - focusing exclusively on our line of business.(IT Financial Services etc)
 
Develop specific account plans to ensure revenue growth in the business to ensure long term, sustainable sales funnel development.
 
The successful applicant will need to become intimately familiar with our Solutions defined solution offerings and be able to articulate this value to customers.
 
Have the ability to translate customer issues into business opportunities for our client by applying knowledge, experience and business understanding.

Qualifications / Desirable qualities:
  • Minimum 5 -10 years experience in direct IT solution sales.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience across various areas of technology.
  • A proven track record of meeting sales quota and related key performance measures is essential Job.
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Good communications and presentation skills, with the ability to operate comfortably at senior executive levels in clients.
  • Strong negotiating skills and ability to develop and maintain multilevel relationships within prospects and clients.
Interested applicants are invited to send their word format CV on why they feel they match this job spec to nana.adwar@ymail.com on or before 10th August 2012.

Covenant Executives Consultants (COVEX) is the leading recruitment and management consultancy located in Nairobi Kenya.
 
Our core values are Excellence, integrity, professionalism, teamwork, communication and accountability.
 
We offer dynamic hr and management solutions through our experienced and qualified team.

Our client in Nairobi is looking for Receptionist with relevant experience in similar capacity. 

The ideal candidate MUST be presentable, trusted & aggressive.

Qualifications: Front office certification a MUST.
 
Experience: Minimum 3 years in similar capacity.
 
Gender: Female
 
Is Client service your passion?
  • Receiving clients and directing them to appropriate offices
  • Responding to emails and drafting correspondence
  • Supporting employees in all their activities
  • Photocopying, scanning & organizing dispatch of mails
  • Organizing travel arrangements, meetings etc
  • Carrying out all other administrative duties as directed.
Please indicate Job title on subject line specifying current salary.

Duty station: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive
 
Commencement date: Immediately

How to apply:
 
Send updated resume to recruitment@covenantexecutives.co.ke

Covenant Executives Consultants (COVEX) is the leading recruitment and management consultancy located in Nairobi Kenya.
 
Our core values are Excellence, integrity, professionalism, teamwork, communication and accountability.
 
We offer dynamic hr and management solutions through our experienced and qualified team.

Our client in Nairobi is looking for Marketing Manager with relevant experience in similar capacity. 

The ideal candidate MUST be trusted, out going, passionate & aggressive.
Qualifications: Business degree, marketing option.MBA is essential.
 
Experience: Minimum 3 years in similar capacity.
 
Is branding your passion?
  • Maximizing relevant brand differentiation
  • Ensuring that the brand has an attractive personality
  • Making sure the brand stands for something important to the target customer
  • Aligning organization strategy with brand strategy
  • Creating and sustaining organization-wide passion for the brand's mission, vision and promise
  • Ensuring that the organization delivers against the brand essence, promise and personality at each point of contact the brand makes with employees, customers, shareholders, the press and any other stakeholders
  • Ensuring that the brand acts with consistency and integrity
  • Infusing the brand with relevant innovation
  • Maximizing the target customer's awareness of the brand
Please indicate Job title on subject line specifying current salary.

Duty station: Nairobi
 
Salary:100,000-150,000 Net Pay
 
Commencement date: Immediately

How to apply:

 
Send updated resume to recruitment@covenantexecutives.co.ke

Danjim Communication

This is a Company that deals with communication gadgets and services, venturing into new fields.

Applications are invited for the following vacancy.

Coffee Girl
 
Location: Nairobi

Key Responsibilities
  • Selling coffee and other beverages
  • Preparing coffee and other beverages.
  • Marketing our products
Requirements
  • Completion of Secondary education
  • Team Player
  • Excellent in speaking and writing English and Swahili
  • Basic IT skills
  • Basic knowledge in catering services is an added advantage.
All applications including a current CV, salary expectation, telephone number and referees should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, Danjim Communication, djdanjim@gmail.com on or before 8th August 2012.
 
Interviews will be conducted on 10th/08/2012.

Head of Training, Consultancy and Research

Reporting to the Director (CEO), the selected candidate will coordinate and develop training programmes, consultancy skills and research assignments. 

The incumbent will be in charge of running the business unit as a profit centre.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop institutional skills on consultancy and research.

Continuous improvement of institutional skills in training.

Initiate and develop training needs in the sector and in the region.

Initiate the development and evaluation of training courses to meet sector skills gap.

Enhance business growth by undertaking market research and develop appropriate products for the market.

Initiate and prepare performance on those plans.

Manage and control departmental and staff activities as per approved budget.

Assess the needs of the department and recommend appropriately.

Skills & Competencies
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales or related field;
  • A good understanding of the consultancy market
  • At least 6 (six) years experience, with 3 (three) years in a management position
  • Managing a training centre or department will be an added advantage
Salary: Over 200K. If you are earning less than 100K net you need not apply.
 
For the above position, you require to have proven experience at liaising, negotiating, influencing, presenting and working with key external stakeholders.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.

Please indicate current or last salary.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database

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