Friday, 28 March 2014

Marketing Director Jobs at Global Skill Consulting And Education in Tanzania

Job Title: Marketing Director

Employer: Global Skill Consulting And Education

Duty Station: Arusha

Application Deadline: 4th April 2014

Job Description:

Primary Relationships

The position reports to the Managing Director and serves as a member of the senior management team.
This position participates with the Board of Directors and other management staff in charting the direction of the Organization,
Work closely with the Executive Director, senior management team, staff of the Marketing/Communications/P.R.
function, and the service providers.
Outside the agency, the position coordinates, primarily, with the media.

Principle Accountabilities:

Marketing, communications and public relations:

Spot trends and design marketing tools that will give the company advantage over its competitors.
Facilitate internal and external communications, activities and materials including publications, media relations, client acquisition and so forth.
Look after the organization’s desired image,brand and standing within the market
Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all Organization publications.
Coordinate media interest in the Organization and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests.
Act as the Organization’s representative with the media.
Coordinate the appearance of all Organization print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.
Leads projects as assigned, such as cause-related marketing and special events.

Planning and budgeting:

Responsible for the achievement of marketing/communications/public relations mission,
goals and financial objectives therefore ensure that evaluation systems are in place related to these goals and objectives and report progress to the Executive Director and Board.

Develop short- and long-term plans and budgets for the marketing/communications

Public relations program and its activities, monitor progress, assure adherence and evaluate performance.

Recommend short- and long-term Organization goals and objectives to the Executive Director.

Develop, implement and monitor systems and procedures necessary for smooth operation of the marketing/communications/public relations function.

Keep abreast with developments in the fields of marketing, communications and public relations and use this information to help the Organization operate with initiative and innovation.

Organizational strategy:

Work with senior staff, other staff and volunteers to develop and maintain a strategic perspective based on organization's position in the marketplace and constituent needs of customers.
Assist in making sure that the organization’s philosophy, mission and vision are practiced throughout the organization.
Develop and coordinate means to seek regular input from the Organization’s key constituencies regarding the quality of programs and services offered by the Organization.

Help formulate and administer policies to ensure the integrity of the Organization.

Act as an internal consultant to bring attention and solutions to institutional priorities.


Maintain a climate that attracts, retains and motivates top quality personnel, both paid and volunteer.

Recruit, train, appraise, supervise, support, develop, promote and guide qualified personnel, both


• Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities.
• Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills.
• Experience developing and managing budgets, and hiring, training, developing, supervising and appraising personnel.
• Demonstrate successful experience writing press releases, making presentations and negotiating with media.
• Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications.
• Computer literacy in word processing, data base management and page layout.
• Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.
• Strong oral and written communications skills.
• Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
• Out-of-town, overnight travel is required.
• Minimum of 5 years experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success, preferably in profit making organization.
• Bachelors degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred or any other related field is desirable.

How to Apply:

Candidates should send their Cvs /Resumes and cover letters through the apply now button below
Deadline for all application is 4th April 2014.