24 Sep 2014

Assistant Director – Digital Division Job Vacancy

Royal Media Services Limited is the leading media house in Eastern Africa. It is home to award winning talent and products.

To strengthen our position and align our products with emerging digital trends, we are looking for a suitably qualified person to fill the above position.

Position roles and responsibilities
The person will be the key driver for the Royal Media online content, digital management and marketing strategy.

They will be charged with the following roles and responsibilities;

  • To spearhead the commercialization and marketing of the content of all Royal Media product lines.
  • Develop a strategy and roadmap for the design, development and maintenance of the Royal media digital presence
  • Ensure the digital marketing programs are operating efficiently within their revenue and expense budgets and deliver the desired results.
  • Partner with internal and external content managers, editors, designers, developers and other staff to ensure digital platforms meet both audience and client needs
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Sales, Product Management and Customer Support to evaluate needs while implementing a solid social media strategy
  • Ensure agreements are in place for the delivery of digital services;
  • Manage customers’ expectations, lead in customer nurturing programs and establish clear feedback mechanisms so that customer needs are addressed effectively.

Academic qualifications, experience and other attributes

  • MBA Degree with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, ICT, business or other technical disciplines
  • At least 4-5 years’ experience at a senior management level with hands on leadership experience in Digital business and advertising.
  • Between 28-35 years old.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems, Project Management skills and certification in ITIL, Prince2 or PMP
  • Solid understanding of web technologies and programming languages, (.Net, HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, Java, PHP, JQuery, SQL, APIs etc.)
  • Experience in web development, search optimization, e-commerce, content management systems, and online marketing industry terms, practices and procedures
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, NetInsight, Omniture, WebTrends)
  • Be up-to-date with emerging technology trends and possess solid understanding of industry digital and graphic design processes, best
  • practices in online content management and measurement.
  • Leadership and managerial skills to lead a sizeable team and nurture and retain talent while managing performance for corporate and team growth.

Please visit our website: careers section for the detailed job profile and send your application to:

Closing date will be Friday 26th September 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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