National Museums of Kenya Marketing Manager Job Vacancy

Aug 25, 2016

Vacancy: Marketing Manager

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, the National Museums and Heritage Act, 2006 No. 6 of 2006. 

NMK is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage. 

This is for the purposes of enhancing knowledge, appreciation, respect and sustainable utilization of these resources for the benefit of Kenya and the world, for now and posterity.

It is in line with the need to realize the above mandate that NMK management is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified person to fill the following vacancy based at its headquarter on a three year renewable contract.
Marketing Manager
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Position Functions:

The position holder will report the Director Administration and Human Resource and will be required to:
  • Set product line objectives for sales volume, market share and profit targets
  • Develop annual product line marketing plan and evaluate the product line marketing plan to ensure compatibility with overall corporate objectives, plans and resource allocation
  • Work with functional areas (i.e. exhibits, finance, research, etc.) to ensure proper implementation of the marketing plan
  • Ensure implementation and review of product pricing policies and establish marketing communications objectives and strategies
  • Compile and interpret marketplace changes in customers, prospects, dealer/distributors, and competitor arenas; assessing other developments which can signal threats or opportunities
  • Manage product line for long-term viability, growth and profitability
  • Develop business plans for all income generating facilities and departments
  • Participate in the recruitment of marketing personnel
  • Be in charge of departmental budget.
Qualification Requirements:

The applicant must:
  • Have served in the grade of a Principal Marketing Officer or an equivalent position in a reputable organization for a period of minimum three (3) years
  • Be in possession of at least a MBA or a relevant Master Degree
  • Be a registered member of Marketing / Public Relations Society of Kenya.
How to Apply

Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, certified copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of 3 referees (including their telephone contacts and emails). 

The applications should be addressed to: 

Director General, 
National Museums of Kenya, 
P.O. Box 40658-00100, 
Nairobi, Kenya 

or email: 

so as to be received not later than 2nd September, 2016.

NMK is an equal opportunities employer. 

Women and the physically challenged are especially encouraged to apply.

Mzalendo N. Kibunjia, PHD, EBS

Director General.


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