Marketing Manager Career Placement – Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE)

Job
Title:       Marketing
Manager
Organisation: Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE)
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
About
US:
Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE) is a
voluntary membership organization established and fully owned by the Employers.
It was founded in 1958 as the representative body of all Employers in Uganda.
It was registered as an Association in 1960 under the Trustee Incorporation
Act. It’s a voice of all Employers on Social and Economic issues. It is an organization
that advocates for Employers rights.
Job Summary: The Marketing Manager will work closely
with (other department heads), providing marketing services for all FUE
services, and head the department in ensuring it works efficiently and
effectively by providing real time Marketing solutions to all FUE Services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Marketing:
·        
Increase
membership and 99% retention of already existing members annually.
·        
Develop
and communicate strategies to establish partnerships and business relationships
to market FUE services.
·        
Plan
Marketing and Branding objectives.
·        
Visiting
regions around the country, to market FUE services, and capacity building for
Regional Coordinators.
·        
Design
and implement business solutions, marketing and Branding objectives.
·        
Carry
out and review market analysis to determine customer needs, pricing and trends.
·        
Work
closely with Marketing, Business Development Services, Finance, Policy and
Research and Legal departments in the development and implementation of strategies,
plans and business models.
·        
Estimate
demands for proposed projects based on market research and customer trends.
·        
Support
management in dealing with negotiations, bids, contract development
acquisitions and budgeting
·        
Keenly
analyze the financial impact of services to new and existing customers.
·        
In
charge of developing and supporting marketing campaigns and promotions.
·        
Follow
market activity to anticipate new trends and capture business opportunities.
·        
Prepares
and submits weekly and monthly reports for the Management.
·        
Work
closely with and network with a range of stakeholders including customers,
colleagues, suppliers and partner organizations;
·        
Sourcing
advertising opportunities and placing adverts in the print and electronic media
press – local, regional, national and specialist publications.
·        
Arranging
the effective distribution of marketing materials;
·        
Maintaining
and updating customer and member databases;
·        
Organizing
and attending events such as conferences, seminars, receptions and exhibitions
to showcase FUE services;
·        
Sourcing
and securing sponsorships;
·        
Contributing
to, and developing, marketing plans and strategies;
·        
Supporting,
Monitoring, and Training Marketing Officers and Regional Coordinators in
attaining set targets and performance.
·        
In
charge of planning, developing and implementing effective marketing
communication campaigns for conferences and exhibitions.
·        
Understanding
the service and customer profile and write thorough specs for each conference/exhibition
·        
Responsible
for monitoring ongoing campaign spend against the budget, keeping accurate
records and highlighting where variances occur.
·        
Undertaking
detailed ongoing analysis of marketing campaigns to ensure targets are met
·        
Tasked
with understanding of customer and Market segmentation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should preferably hold a university degree preferably in
Marketing
·        
Professional
CIM qualification would be an added advantage
·        
Three
years professional experience in Marketing.
·        
Strong
project management/organizational skills
·        
Ability
to use spreadsheets to analyze data and spot trends
·        
Ability
to work with minimal supervision
·        
Excellent
communication and presentation skills
·        
Excellent
analytical skills
·        
Good
inter-personal and team building skills
·        
Honesty
and Integrity
·        
Results-oriented.
·        
Computer
literacy skills with familiarity with MS Office programs.
·        
High
level of creativity
·        
Possess
good oral and written communication skills in English.
·        
Additional
Language/s an advantage.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
applicants should send an application letter and an up to date CV only that
provides details of the applicant’s specific qualifications for the desired position,
current and expected salary and contacts of three professional referees via Email
to: applications@fuemployers.org addressing them to:
The Human Resource Specialist,
Federation of Uganda Employers,
Plot 1207, Namanve, Kiwanga Road,
P.O. Box 3820, Kampala. Uganda
NB:
Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the
subject line of the E-mail.
Deadline: 15th January 2016 by 5.00pm.
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