Creative Designer

We're looking for crackerjack creative,...

...who can also convince our client that they don't need a bigger logo….

Brand Savvy is a creative communication company seeking to recruit a top performing Designer responsible for producing innovative concepts and ideas for advertising campaigns in all kinds of media.

Your Skills

  • Demonstrated creative flair and an ability to produce and communicate a consistent stream of fresh ideas and visual concepts.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and multi-task.
  • Well developed team working skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm about advertising with a continued desire to constantly reinvent oneself and remain on top of the game.
  • High levels of IT skills in relevant art and design packages to include, but not limited to: Adobe CS, CorelDRAW, Macromedia.
  • Acute observation and an eye for detail.
  • High levels of motivation with a strong sense of belief in your ideas, plus skills and confidence to express them.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to take rejection well and be able to adapt ideas to clients' needs.

Your Job

  • Meet with the account management team to discuss client requirements.
  • Gain an understanding of the target audience and business that the communication is aimed at.
  • Work in close collaboration with team members to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfill the client's brief.
  • Produce sketches, rough drafts to communicate ideas.
  • Pitch creative concepts to clients.
  • Work in editing suites to oversee the finished product.

Your Qualifications

  • At least 2 years experience in a busy design agency.
  • At least a Diploma in Graphic Design. 

Send a resumé and a CD with current portfolio by 21st December 2012  to:

BrandSavvy Ltd, 
P.O Box 446- 00517, 
Nairobi

Or send your application to creative@brandsavvy.co.ke

An attractive remuneration package matched to relevant skills and experience shall be offered to successful candidates. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Creative Designer

We're looking for crackerjack creative,...

...who can also convince our client that they don't need a bigger logo….

Brand Savvy is a creative communication company seeking to recruit a top performing Designer responsible for producing innovative concepts and ideas for advertising campaigns in all kinds of media.

Your Skills

  • Demonstrated creative flair and an ability to produce and communicate a consistent stream of fresh ideas and visual concepts.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and multi-task.
  • Well developed team working skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm about advertising with a continued desire to constantly reinvent oneself and remain on top of the game.
  • High levels of IT skills in relevant art and design packages to include, but not limited to: Adobe CS, CorelDRAW, Macromedia.
  • Acute observation and an eye for detail.
  • High levels of motivation with a strong sense of belief in your ideas, plus skills and confidence to express them.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to take rejection well and be able to adapt ideas to clients' needs.

Your Job

  • Meet with the account management team to discuss client requirements.
  • Gain an understanding of the target audience and business that the communication is aimed at.
  • Work in close collaboration with team members to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfill the client's brief.
  • Produce sketches, rough drafts to communicate ideas.
  • Pitch creative concepts to clients.
  • Work in editing suites to oversee the finished product.

Your Qualifications

  • At least 2 years experience in a busy design agency.
  • At least a Diploma in Graphic Design. 

Send a resumé and a CD with current portfolio by 21st December 2012  to:

BrandSavvy Ltd, 
P.O Box 446- 00517, 
Nairobi

Or send your application to creative@brandsavvy.co.ke

An attractive remuneration package matched to relevant skills and experience shall be offered to successful candidates. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Corporate Communications Officer

Job Ref: HR-CCO-12-2012

Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. 

It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. 

We are seeking to recruit a corporate communications officer for our Corporate Affairs department.

He/she will report to the Group Head of Corporate Affairs and will work in a team to position and enhance the Nation Media Group’s corporate image and reputation as the Media of Africa for Africa. 

We invite applicants who are experienced, results-oriented, and dynamic and self- motivated with proven track records and attributes to excel in a highly competitive environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Working to enhance internal and external communication through various communication platforms;
  • Profiling the Group through positive editorial content and broadcasting of the Group’s business, social and community/charitable events;
  • Evaluating and putting in place effective publicity on commercial promotions, staff and media events for the company and staging and managing various corporate events;
  • Providing the proactive links with all stakeholders to generate goodwill and influence corporate image and productivity;
  • Support the implementation of a Global Reporting Initiative programme and the development of social reporting and accountability documentation including programme development and management;
  • Assist in implementing the group’s customer charter, customer satisfaction surveys and reputation index to enhance and maintain appropriate customer experience;
  • Research and assist implement annual group communication audits and development of mitigating interventions to build on internal and external communication;
  • Manage content generation and regular update for corporate website and intranet;
  • Produce speeches, briefing notes, presentations and other communication material for the Group’s spokespeople; and
  • Plan and implement public visits/orientation to NMG products, staff and facilities.

Qualifications, experience and skills

  • University degree in Communications; Public Relations; Journalism; Humanities or Social Sciences;
  • Post-graduate training in Public Relations, Marketing and/or Journalism;
  • Proven track record in driving PR and communication activities in medium to large sized organizations;
  • Interpersonal skills with reference to managing the various “publics”;
  • Age bracket of 25 – 35 years;
  • Two or more years of working experience; and
  • Photography and Videography skills will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may email their applications and detailed CVs online to: http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 21st December, 2012.

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.






Creative Designer

We're looking for crackerjack creative,...

...who can also convince our client that they don't need a bigger logo….

Brand Savvy is a creative communication company seeking to recruit a top performing Designer responsible for producing innovative concepts and ideas for advertising campaigns in all kinds of media.

Your Skills

  • Demonstrated creative flair and an ability to produce and communicate a consistent stream of fresh ideas and visual concepts.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and multi-task.
  • Well developed team working skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm about advertising with a continued desire to constantly reinvent oneself and remain on top of the game.
  • High levels of IT skills in relevant art and design packages to include, but not limited to: Adobe CS, CorelDRAW, Macromedia.
  • Acute observation and an eye for detail.
  • High levels of motivation with a strong sense of belief in your ideas, plus skills and confidence to express them.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to take rejection well and be able to adapt ideas to clients' needs.

Your Job

  • Meet with the account management team to discuss client requirements.
  • Gain an understanding of the target audience and business that the communication is aimed at.
  • Work in close collaboration with team members to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfill the client's brief.
  • Produce sketches, rough drafts to communicate ideas.
  • Pitch creative concepts to clients.
  • Work in editing suites to oversee the finished product.

Your Qualifications

  • At least 2 years experience in a busy design agency.
  • At least a Diploma in Graphic Design. 

Send a resumé and a CD with current portfolio by 21st December 2012  to:

BrandSavvy Ltd, 
P.O Box 446- 00517, 
Nairobi

Or send your application to creative@brandsavvy.co.ke

An attractive remuneration package matched to relevant skills and experience shall be offered to successful candidates. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Job Title: Account Executive

Brand Savvy, a fast growing Creative Agency seeks to recruit a top performing result oriented Account Executive to manage our expanding portfolio of clients.

The incumbent will be expected to intuitively balance client service with salesmanship; and be able to juggle clients, suppliers and team players with ease.

The Candidate

  • Our Client-Centric Focus calls for you to possess exemplary people skills, combined with boundless enthusiasm, tenacity and drive.
  • The ability to multi-task is required without compromise to attention to detail. 
  • The possession of excellent communication skills (written and oral) is a must.
  • Computer skills required especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Qualifications

A graduate with a Sales & Marketing or Public Relations background is desired or at least two years work experience selling advertising, web design, graphic design and related communication media.

Job Description

  • Specializes in developing new accounts and augmenting the business of existing accounts. 
  • Identifies prospects’ advertising, marketing, and business issues and matches these with agency capabilities and ideas. 
  • Develops strategies and tactics for pursuing selected prospects. 
  • Participates in sales presentations, negotiations, and sales closings.
  • Helps clients develop advertising strategies and solutions to creative, logistical, and technical problems. 
  • Responsible for estimating costs and monitoring project timelines.

 To apply

Send your resume to sales@brandsavvy.co.ke Deadline: 21st December 2012 

An attractive remuneration package matched to relevant skills and experience shall be offered to successful candidates. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



Job Title: Education District Manager

Category: Full time, contract

Location: Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya.

Applicants must currently live in the region, or be willing to relocate for this position.

Overview:

Nuru International Kenya is an NGO with a mission of ending extreme poverty. With programs in agriculture, education, community economic development, and healthcare, Nuru’s Education Program aims to increase literacy levels among primary school-aged children in a sustainable and scalable way.  

Our team works with public, primary schools and facilitates literacy-focused programs during breaks in the school schedule to complement and reinforce the Kenyan curriculum. 

We are looking for a District Manager to fill the vacant position in Kuria West District.

The Nuru Education District Manager is a newly created role.  

The position may be staffed internally from Nuru Kenya staff or externally, as determined by the Education Program Manager and in coordination with the Chairman of Nuru Kenya.

Contract specifications will be in accordance with those established in the employment contract.  

This job description is a complement to the employment contract.  

Job performance will be evaluated based on the principles presented in this document. 

It is the employee’s duty to understand and perform these duties.

Manager: Education Program Manager, Chairman Philip Mohochi

Job responsibilities:

  • Accomplish the goals of Nuru Kenya and the education program in a sustainable and scalable way.
  • Develop high level program strategy including, but not limited to: sub-location scaling, outreach interventions, curriculum development, leadership development, and staffing.
  • Manage the Training Manager and Program Leaders and oversee the success and management of their teams.
  • Manage logistics of the outreach and learning center programs, plan and effectively implement scaling strategy, and coordinate with the Monitoring and Evaluation team.
  • Maintain excellent, collaborative relationships with school administration, teachers, community leaders, community members and Ministry Officials.
  • Ensure the tracking and use of operational and impact metrics from M&E.
  • Mentor Education staff and facilitate professional development across the team, focusing on management capacity and building perspective about the global education sector.
  • Collaborate with the Education Training Manager in the development of curriculum and professional development modules for the Education team.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of sub-location scaling. Project financial and staffing needs in preparation for scaling.
  • Routinely conduct strategic planning to ensure that Nuru Education can meet all programmatic goals.
  • Create and maintain the budget for Nuru Education.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Kenya government officials. Obtains necessary Ministry approval for all programs at appropriate junctures. Writes 6 month Ministry report on Education team’s progress.
  • Represent Nuru Kenya / Education to the general public and government.
  • Sets and achieves short- and long- term goals related to the program.
  • Maintain a presence in the field for at least 10% of the week, supervising programs and providing feedback/guidance.

If the district manager is staffed by a current Nuru Kenya staff, the candidate must:

  • Demonstrate an ability to achieve all the above job functions during a trial period, after which an evaluation would be made to determine effectiveness.
  • Submit to a trial period with no promise of continued employment in the DM capacity if unable to demonstrate the ability to achieve job responsibilities.

The successful candidate must present the following qualifications & competencies:

  • University degree in education, international development, project management, or related area
  • Speak fluent English (mandatory), Kiswahili (mandatory) and Kikurian (preferred)
  • At least 3 – 5 years upper management experience. Demonstrated ability to competently manage 30+ subordinate staff
  • Possess intermediate computer skills (Word, Excel, internet, email)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in both office and field settings
  • Demonstrated ability to form working relationships with subordinates and peers
  • Skilled in budgeting and planning under tight deadlines
  • At least 3 years of experience developing literacy curriculum
  • At least 3 years of developing and conducting training sessions
  • Ability to use data from monitoring and evaluation to make programmatic decisions
  • Demonstrated responsibility in managing and tracking complex budget expenditures
  • Long-term commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural areas of Kenya

Application Process:

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • A CV that includes the applicant’s current phone number and email address
  • A cover letter expressing why he/she is interested in the role
  • Three professional references with contact information
  • A copy of school transcripts as well as any relevant certificates that the candidates has obtained

Applications must be submitted by January 31,, 2013. 

Please submit your application to the Nuru Education team by mail or by email at

Nuru Kenya - Education Team
PO Box 176 
Isibania, Kenya 40414 

or education.jobs@nuru.co.ke.

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