Brand & PR / Communications Executive Job in Kenya

Our client is a well-established premier private members club with a membership of about 3500.

The Club which was established in 1906 is the leading sports Club not only in Kenya but also in the East and Central Africa region. 

As a part of our major expansion programme, we wish to recruit a highly competent and proactive key staff to fill in the following positions 

Corporate Brand & PR / Communications Executive   

Responsible for implementing Corporate Communication, and PR strategies as set by head of department. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implementation of communication strategies.
  • Promote all the clubs banqueting functions and outside catering.
  • To assist in the development of good internal and external communications.
  • Ensure a high level of customer service, handle complaints and bring them to the attention of the relevant departmental head.
  • To source gift items for the various club functions: going out to obtain samples and to check quality and prices, and to liaise with the Purchasing/Procurement Manager on their procurement 
  • To handle queries on branding opportunities at the club, both indoor and outdoor and advice on correct pricing for billboards on the premises.
  • To coordinate successful and timely release of newsletters and other internal communications and to work with the relevant departments as appropriate under the guidance of the HR manager.
  • Sell advertising space for the bi-annual newsletter.
  • Liaise with the media to ensure adequate media coverage for the PSC events.
  • Attend Editorial board and Marketing Subcommittee meetings and deputise for the secretary
  • Co-ordinate logistics for all club functions such as golf tournaments.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Timely release of newsletters with adequate advertising revenue
  • Smooth running of specific events and functions
  • Effective promotion of all club functions and services
Knowledge and Skills:
  • B.Com in Marketing OR equivalent University qualification /advanced Diploma in marketing Communication or PR and relevant experience.
  • Minimum of three years in Corporate Communication and PR and branding  preferably in hotel industry 
  • Proven knowledge and experience in organizing PR events and functions 
Person Specifications:
  • Well developed PR and communication skills at all staff and community levels
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Sharp knowledge of market trends
  • Good public image and personality
Applicants should forward their applications enclosing detailed CV’s stating their previous and expected gross pay and copies of relevant certificates by e-mail to BlumeAfrica

Only successful candidates will be contacted.