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Marketing Officer – Holy Cross Catholic International School

Position Title: Marketing Officer

Hours: Full time

Reporting to: Director, Holy Cross Catholic International School

About Holy Cross Catholic International School

Holy Cross Catholic International School located in Lavington, Kenya is traditional Catholic school faithful to the teachings and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church in union with the Catholic Hierarchy. The school is owned and operated by the Society of St. Pius X which is a congregation of priests and religious leaders dedicated to the preservation and promulgation of the traditional teachings and liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church.

For the last ten years, Holy Cross Catholic International School has afforded children with high standards of moral, spiritual, and academic development through an affordable international curriculum conducted in a safe, healthy environment in which they learn and grow into strong, dedicated Catholics. 

Job Description

Are you a marketing enthusiast looking to work in a secure, catholic-driven institution of learning? Holy Cross Catholic International School is currently looking to hire a highly motivated Marketing Officer who will work diligently to promote the school through different omni-channel marketingand fundraising initiatives. 

The Marketing Officer must be a results-driven individual who will wholly embrace the traditional catholic values of the school as a way of marketing effectively to our target audiences. The candidate must be a practising Catholic as well as display a high degree of integrity.

Key Responsibilities

Marketing-Time Allocation 80%

• Manage and coordinate all marketing activities for the school such as open days, bootcamps, festivals, graduations, awards etc. to position Holy Cross Catholic International School as an academic leader.

• Preparation of a weekly, monthly, and quarterly marketing calendar.

• Hands-on production and management of marketing material collateral for the school.

• Daily posting, management and monitoring of the school’s social media pages and campaigns to ensure the messaging, reputation, and identity accurately represent the school.

• Generation of weekly and monthly social media reports to track success and gaps.

• Preparation of email marketing messages to be blasted to the database bi-monthly or on a need basis.

• Engage catholic media outlets where the school can receive publicity at least twice-thrice a year.

• Copywriting well researched articles to be published once a week on the school website.

• Develop creative marketing strategies to help raise more awareness for the school and increase enrollments.

• Design marketing initiatives aligned at increasing student enrollment term over term.

Fundraising-Time Allocation 20%

• Spearhead fundraising campaigns and events to aid needy students in the school 

• Build and maintain relationships with various funding institutions

• Periodically prepare fundraising proposals and initiatives with potential and existing donors together with the key management personnel of the school

• Prepare fundraising reports

• Establish a database of key funding bodies/donors

Skills and Qualifications

• The candidate must be a practising Catholic who embraces the teachings of the Catholic Church.

• Diploma or Degree in Marketing, PR, Journalism, Communications, or any other related field.

• 2-4 years of experience working in the Marketing/Communications/PR/Digital Marketing capacity.

• Excellent communication, report writing interpersonal, and presentation skills.

• Highly self-motivated and hands-on individual requiringlittle to no supervision.

• Unique creative skills especially in creating content for social media.

• Excellent time-management and organizational skills as well as a willingness to learn.

• Teamwork skills: ability to interact effectively with the school Director, Principal, staff, administration & students.

• Proficiency in MS Office such as WORD, Excel, PowerPoint.

• Basic graphic design skills such as the use of Canva and other phone editing tools is an added advantage.

How To Apply

If you qualify for this role, send your updated CV and Cover Letter with the Email Subject “Marketing Officer” to [email protected].

Deadline for application is Monday, 3rd June, 2024 at 5:00Pm.

Job Category: Marketing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Nairobi

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