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  • Posted: Aug 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Our Mission We are dedicated to earn the trust and loyalty of our Associates, Clients, customers, the communities in which we operate and by performing our work in accordance with this Code of Business Conduct and our Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Integrity. Why Us? We treat Our Clients as our partners. We act together to solve their...
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    Assistant Marketing Manager

    We are looking for Assistant Marketing Manager for our Consumer Goods Client based in Kenya. This position will be reporting to Category Head based at Kenya.

    Job responsibilities:

    Develop & execute the marketing & business plan

    • Lead brand strategy & communication development
    • Lead the team on the execution of the Marketing Plans
    • Ensure optimal portfolio planning and optimization
    • Strong knowledge of marketing principles, practices and procedures
    • Demonstrated experience building brands and applying current digital, social and experiential marketing best practices
    • Working knowledge of OTC distribution and competing channels
    • Advanced tracking, execution and project management with potential to develop excellent communication, analytical and project management skills
    • Basic knowledge and practice of market research and segmentation.

    Annual Planning

    • Lead the development of the Annual planning process and give inputs to long term strategic planning process for overall business
    • In-depth review of product category and clear understanding of what’s working and what’s not.
    • Planning, including clarity on activation agenda, innovation launch plan, and
    • communications calendar
    • Liaise with the sales team to ensure that the marketing strategies are translated into clear executable sales strategies

    Innovation

    • Ensure relevant innovation pipeline for consumers
    • Drive successful go to market strategies for new product
    • Lead overall marketing innovation on the category

    Analysis

    • Tracks and adjusts brand support spending to achieve budgeted levels
    • Manages monthly sample allocation forecasting requirements and achieves appropriate inventory targets
    • Conducts business analysis and presents KPI reviews
    • Recommends and executes brand price strategy
    • Recommends and executes slim and squeeze strategies as needed
    • Conducts category and competitive analyses and insights and recommends appropriate
    • business responses/actions

    The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business or communication concentration (MBA preferred)
    • 2+ plus years progressive marketing/Brand experience

    Personal/Leadership Attributes:

    1. Collaboration: Experienced team and project leader. Ability to create followership at all levels. Works in a dynamic and fast-moving environment and enjoy partnering with cross functional partners up, down, and across the organization.
    2. Self-Starter & Action-Oriented: An innate desire to hold self fully accountable for delivering results with an internal fire to succeed. Low maintenance and no excuses approach to their work across the business. Can navigate, and even prefers, ambiguity and creating a path.
    3. Agile & Driven: Ability to navigate most situations without much guidance and in a non- dramatic approach. Determined to achieve growth while forging strong relationships that endure.
    4. Communication Skills: Ability to persuade, influence and inspire through both verbal and written communication. It is critical that this leader can synthesize complex issues into straight-forward strategies and actions

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Walk In Solutions on www.linkedin.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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