Marketing Manager

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, ke
2019-02-22 14:55:06

Umma University is an established University in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education (CUE). The University has two campuses; Thika and Kajiado. Umma University offers courses in Business Management, Information and Communication Technology, Islamic Sharia, Islamic Banking and Finance and Islamic Studies.

We are looking for a dedicated Marketing Manager with a commitment to excellence to enhance our Marketing and Public Relations operations. This position is responsible for publicizing and marketing the work the University is doing in the region, nationally and internationally.


  • Liaise with media –coverage of all university functions

  • Planning, developing and implementing Marketing Strategies

  • Collating and analyzing media coverage

  • Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports.

  • Ensure proper dissemination of corporate publicity information materials like posters, banners, calendars, diaries, prospectus, and monthly update newsletters

  • Coverage of university activities- both video and photography

  • Maintaining and updating information on the institutional website.

  • Sourcing and managing speaking and sponsorship opportunities

  • Organize and coordinate university exhibitions and marketing activities.

  • Commissioning market research

  • Fostering community relations through events such as open days and through involvement in community initiatives

  • Managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation

  • Conducting internal communication courses and workshops

  • Monitoring the public opinions about any issues

  • Advising management on policy issues and communication strategies.

  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.


  • Master’s Degree in the relevant field

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Marketing or equivalent from recognized institution.

  • Computer Literacy

  • Exemplary work performance

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask

  • The ability to cope with pressure.


Method of Application

If you meet the above requirements and interested in joining a team of hardworking staff, please send your resume and application letter clearly indicating the position applied for to the address below indicating your current gross pay and salary expectations. Provide your daytime telephone contact and contacts of three professional referees.

Applications, clearly marked “Application for the position of Marketing Manager”, must be submitted on or before 8th March 2019 Click apply and should be send to the below address.

The Vice Chancellor,
Umma University,
P.O. Box: 713 – 01100, Kajiado – Kenya

Umma University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized groups and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.