TradeMark East Africa (TMEA)
Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 7 December 2012 by 5.00pm
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) is an organisation funded-by a range of development agencies to promote regional trade and economic integration in East Africa. TMEA works closely with the East African Community (EAC), national governments, business and civil society organisations. Headquartered in Nairobi with branches in Arusha, Bujumbura, Dar es Salaam, Juba, Kampala and Kigali, TMEA seeks to support East African integration through:
A reduction in transport and related costs along the key corridors in East Africa;
Supporting EAC institutions to develop a comprehensive framework for regional integration;
Supporting partner states to substantially increase the implementation of a comprehensive framework for regional integration; and
Engaging private sector and civil society to positively influence regional integration policies and practices for growth in trade.
TMEA is seeking to recruit high calibre, results-oriented and self-driven experienced professionals to join our team in the positions listed below.
The Communications Director will be responsible for shaping, directing and monitoring TMEA’s Communications Strategy at the regional and national levels in line with TMEA’s strategy and business plans. S/he will ensure the delivery of high quality written and visual outputs, and the effective communication of TMEA’s mission, vision and results to investors, partners and stakeholders.
The position requires a Master's degree preferably in Communications, Marketing and/or Business Administration and at least ten (10) years' management experience in Marketing, Communications or Public Relations with a good understanding of the EAC regional integration processes and political environment.
Job application procedure
These posts require candidates with strong organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and work under pressure amidst competing demands. The positions are available on initial 2-year contracts with attractive salary and benefit packages, and are based in Nairobi, Kenya with regular travel around East Africa. Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, present position and current remuneration. Your application should also include names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Detailed job profiles for these posts can be accessed on www.trademarkea.com. Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, 7 December 2012 by 5.00pm East African time. Interviews will be conducted in early/mid- February 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. Applications received after the deadline time and date will not be accepted. We reserve the right to accept or reject any application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. TradeMark East Africa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to open and transparent recruitment processes.
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