Career Opportunities at Equity Bank Kenya 2022
Career Kenya: Career Opportunities at Equity Bank Kenya 2022
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Equity Bank Limited (The “Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 – 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance a…

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The Position

Reporting to the Associate Director, Communication, and working closely with the team in the Communication Department, the role holder will be responsible for supporting the Communications department in media management, advertising activities and other related roles as shall be assigned.

Key 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
  • Develop 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 analyze results of media efforts and develop measures of success
  • Build relationship with media partners, contractual agreements and other relevant partnerships

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution in Communications or a business-related field
  • Over 3 years’ experience in media management and advertising
  • Experience in both communication services agency and client service work is an advantage
  • Those with professional training in Communications will have an added advantage

Desired Skills and Ability

  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Experience working with various media channels
  • A proactive go-getter who thrives in a dynamic environment
  • Flexible, ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
  • Good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Creative thinker and fast learner, ability to communicate ideas effectively
  • Team player

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Description

 Reporting to the Associate Director, Communication, and working closely with the team in the Communication Department, the role holder will be responsible for supporting the Communications department in advertising, marketing and communication initiatives and other related roles as shall be assigned

Key Responsibilities

  • Devise appropriate communications strategies for the business in collaboration with external marketing communication Agencies
  • Engage with business functions to devise proactive strategies and tactics for the brand
  • Support business functions and subsidiaries in regard to advertising, marketing and communication initiatives
  • Create briefing documents to Agency partners towards campaign strategy development 
  • Develop and execute timely and impactful communication campaigns
  • Ensure all marcoms executions are aligned with the Bank’s overall marcom strategy
  • Manage vendor contracts; exercise diligence in tracking expenses to meet expense/ budget goals
  • Identify opportunities, sponsorships, promotions for marketing and sales
  • Coordinate sponsorships and events and promotional activities involving the Bank
  • Constant monitoring and evaluation of campaigns to track performance and ensure KPIs are met with periodic reports
  • Be a brand guardian and brand champion at all times

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Thorough understanding of how the marketing communications works to achieve business goals
  • A proactive go-getter who thrives in a dynamic environment
  • Flexible, ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with various media channels
  • Creative thinker and fast learner, ability to communicate ideas effectively
  • Team player
  • Relentless attention to customer experience

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution in Communication, Marketing or a business-related field
  • Over 3 years’ experience in communications, marketing or communication function in an established organization
  • Experience in both communication services agency and client service work is an advantage.  
  • Professional training in Communications will have an added advantage

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Job Purpose

The role of a Head of UX design is to drive end-to-end user experience design, including research, ideation, conception, detailed design, prototypes and validation across multiple products and areas. Working across multiple crossfunctional product teams, the Head of UX will seek to create and influence the creation of the ultimate user experience to create business impact while ensuring a consistent design language.

Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities

Strategy, Planning & Execution

  • At least 6+ years of designing products on web and mobile platforms. Financial institution experience will be an added advantage.
  • Must provide a strong work portfolio that demonstrates a deep understanding and application of UI best practices.
  • Experience setting up user research programs and testing methodologies that drive design decisions.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.
  • Proven and successful working experience in information architecture, consumer experience design, interaction design, or a similar role.
  • Experience using design tools such as Figma, Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator.
    Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3 Java script.
  • 6 years+ Experience in managing and leading a UX team, playing a senior role either as a Visual designer, Interaction/UI Designer, or UX Researcher
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly, interactively, and persuasively to all these audiences is an absolute necessity.
  • 6 years+ of leading and inspiring design teams.
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up to date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Interpersonal and people skills that facilitate smooth interactions between himself and all the parties as well as enable the smooth performance of tasks in cross-functional settings.

Personal Attributes

  • Must be able and willing to collaborate in a team/cooperative environment as well as exercise independent judgment and initiative.
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Is extremely logical, detail oriented with a keen attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and meet multiple project deadlines.
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new applications, processes, and procedures.
  • Structured thinker, effective communicator with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.

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