The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) in a membership association that represents the needs of the Travel Agent community in Kenya. KATA works to enhance and improve the Travel Industry business climate in Kenya by promoting the services of her members to the general public, protecting their rights and assisting them to optimize their businesses.
The Association seeks to fill the position of the Marketing, Communication & Events Coordinator.
SUMMARY OF ROLE:
Managing events calendar for the year including planning, budgeting and overall event execution. Events include annual general meeting, industry and stakeholder meetings, social events, industry trainings, etc.
Manage all monthly and annual publications and projects;
Negotiating and securing industry sponsorships for events and maximizing value from those opportunities;
Managing communications with a strong focus on website and digital communications;
Managing external publicity and media and developing strategies to ensure continuous positive exposure;
Overseeing and ensuring timely data from marketing and communications campaigns and events is provided with a focus on ROI;
Preparing and managing relevant budgets and reconciliations.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPEREINCE
Relevant qualifications in Communications, Marketing or similar;
Minimum 3 years’ experience in marketing, communications and event management;
Exceptional command of the English language;
Strong communication (oral & written) interpersonal skills;
Experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified including marketing and communication strategy and techniques, budgeting, selling and account management, relationship building, strategic planning, business development, events and public relations;
Willingness to work ‘out of hours’ to meet the objectives of the role when required;
Proven track record in project or event management
Social Media experience (Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, etc)
Passion of customer service and relationship management/development;
Working knowledge of the travel industry is an added advantage;
Patience, energy and sense of humour.
Start Date: Immediate
How to Apply