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New Vacancies at Equity Bank Limited

Public Relations Officer

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Planning, developing and implementing PR strategies
Liaising with the retained PR Agency on media related issues including development and distribution of press releases and background notes
Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media Collating and analyzing media coverage
Writing and editing in-house magazines, supplements/advertorials case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports
Devising and coordinating photo opportunities
· Organizing events including press conferences, investor briefings, AGMs, press tours and other forums

· Maintaining and updating information on the organization's website

Sourcing and managing speaking and sponsorship opportunities

Desired Qualifications, Knowledge and Expeience

University degree in Communications, PR or Journalism
Strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, high performing and deadline-driven environment Professional training in Marketing or Public relations
Over 3 years’ experience in Public Relations and Advertising

Communication and Advertising Officers

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate sponsorships and events and promotional activities involving the Bank
Liaise with service providers to ensure proper preparation and execution of events including brand visibility in such events through branding opportunities
Identify opportunities, sponsorships, promotions for marketing and sales
Manage vendor contracts ; exercise diligence in tracking expenses to meet expense/ budget goals Monitor vendor performance by ensuring alignment with market value for services rendered.
Interface with all Equity Bank teams and offices to optimize event and associated campaign's effectiveness.
Manage promotional items for the company.
Offer support to the branches, departments and subsidiaries in regards to marketing, promotion and communication requirements.
Liaise with the creative agency to follow up on execution of tasks Ensure timely execution and production of key deliverables.

Desired Qualifications, Knowledge and Expeience

Degree or equivalent in Marketing or a business related field.
Professional training in Communications, public relations and event management
Over 3 years relevant experience in marketing or event management in a large media organization or in communication function in an established organization.
Desired Competencies
Good negotiation skills
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical ability
Able to work well with minimum supervision
Flexible, ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
Creative thinker and fast learner, ability to communicate ideas effectively
Team player
Computer proficiency

Communication Officers - Media Management & Advertising

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Identify and pursue unique media buying opportunities and added-value programs via media partnerships
Advise communications and advertising management on emerging media trends to ensure maximum effectiveness
Provide support in media planning and media buying processes
Focal point in the execution of authorized media plans, purchase orders and media payments
Build annual media plans and make subsequent plan revisions for multiple brands, communication programs and new initiatives
Provide significant input into all media mix discussions and analysis Analyze results of media efforts and develop measures of success
Build relationship with media vendors, contractual agreements and other relevant partnerships

Desired Qualifications, Knowledge and Expeience

A degree in Communications or a business related field
Professional training in Marketing or Public relations
Over 3 years’ experience in media management and advertising
Desired Competencies
Good negotiation skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong analytical ability
Able to work well with minimum supervision Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
Computer proficiency