Carnegie Mellon in Rwanda (CMU-R) is seeking a dynamic candidate that can provide strategic leadership in establishing market presence and brand recognition in East Africa and beyond. S/he will drive marketing activities by developing and executing an effective branding and communications strategy for CMU-R. S/he will also measure the effectiveness of all branding and marketing initiatives using qualitative and quantitative analysis; and work closely with the recruitment and admissions coordinator to ensure the strategy is being carried out effectively to meet recruitment targets. S/he will manage the design and production of all CMU-R publications such as program and resource guides, brochures, newsletters, presentations, etc. This will also include providing writing and editing support for websites, magazines, press releases, speeches and more. S/he will ensure publications and staff-created communications materials meet CMU branding standards. Lastly, s/he will work closely with graphic designers, copy editors, and printers as required to make sure projects are completed on time and within budget.
Candidates should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with five or more years of experience in branding, marketing, and corporate communications. Master’s degree preferred. Excellent technical writing and communication skills are required; knowledge of relevant technologies is expected, in particular using, desktop publishing tools, spreadsheet software, content management systems, as well as social media and other web marketing technologies. Excellence in English is compulsory; fluency in Kinyarwanda, French or Swahili is a plus. Relevant work experience with international organizations in preferred. Applications should include a comprehensive resume/CV, a statement of interest, three professional references, and a portfolio of previous work such as press releases, magazine articles, brochures, newsletters, marketing materials, etc.
COMPLETE APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT VIA EMAIL TO:
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DEADLINE: April 16, 2014