Marketing Manager Job Placements – 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:  
  • 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.
  • Carry
    out and review market analysis to determine customer needs, pricing
    and trends.
  • Collaborate
    with Marketing, Business Development Services, Finance, Policy and
    Research and Legal departments in the development and
    implementation of strategies, plans and business models.
  • Design
    and implement business solutions, marketing and Branding objectives.
  • Estimate
    demands for proposed projects based on market research and customer
    trends.
  • Support
    management in dealing with negotiations, bids, contract development
    acquisitions and budgeting
  • Analyze
    the financial impact of services to new and existing customers.
  • Developing
    and supporting marketing campaigns and promotions.
  • Follow
    market activity to anticipate new trends and capture business
    opportunities.
  • Prepares Weekly and Monthly Reports for
    the Management.
  • Liaising
    and networking 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
  • The Marketing Manager will be tasked with
    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
  • In
    charge of 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
  • Understanding
    of customer and Market segmentation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a university degree preferably in Marketing
  • A
    CIM qualification would be an added advantage
  • At
    least three years of professional experience in Marketing of Services.
  • Strong
    project management/organizational skills
  • Excellent
    communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Excellent
    inter-personal and team building skills
  • Honesty
    and Integrity
  • Results-oriented.
  • Computer
    literacy skills and familiarity with MS Office programs.
  • High
    level of creativity
NB: This is a re-advertisement so those who applied earlier are encouraged to re-forward their applications to the same E-mail address. 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit 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 by Email to:
applications@fuemployers.org addressing them to The Human Resource Specialist,
Federation of Uganda Employers, Plot 1207, Kiwanga Road, Namanve P.O. Box 3820,
Kampala. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 22nd February,
2017 by 5:00 pm
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