Marketing Oficer at BRD

Job Opportunities

Vacancy Announcement
The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.
BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position:


Background Information

Job Title: Marketing Officer

Job grade: JG6

Department: PR, Marketing and Communication

Duo Reports to: Functionally to Manager, PR Marketing & Communications Administratively to AFIRR Project Coordinator

Direct Reports: N/A

Indirect Reports: N/A

Contract terms: 5years renewable fixed term

Purpose of the Job:

We are looking for a passionate marketing officer equipped with relevant qualification and extensive experience in a wide range of marketing functions, such as communications, digital marketing, advertising, branding, and social media.

Main Responsibilities of the Job:

Managing and utilizing BRD’s communication assets (webpage, e-newsletter, social media platforms etc.) to enable strategic and effective communication.
Assisting in developing marketing materials as well as managing and utilizing BRD’s marketing channels (website, Facebook ad, Google AdWords, etc.) to promote and/or disseminate projects’ profile and activities, knowledge products, events, resource mobilization, recruitment, etc.
Assisting in developing communication plans for events and new projects
Maintaining and ensuring the organization’s branding clarity and consistency
Developing, writing/copyediting and/or sourcing of content BRD’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.)
Writing/copy editing press releases, news articles and content marketing for BRD’s newsletter and website as well as external media/news outlet
Assisting in media liaison
Assisting in developing BRD’s Annual Report and other corporate communication documents/collaterals
Assisting in creating visual products
Managing visual documentation of projects’ activities and events
Assisting in other duties directed PR, Marketing and Communication Manager
Performance indicators

Execution of marketing campaigns
Increasing social media engagement
Turnaround time on responding to requests from clients and media
Customer and stakeholders’ satisfaction
Working relationships

All departments
All stakeholders of AFIRR project
Professional, academic qualifications and experience

A university degree in communications, marketing, journalism, development studies or other related studies
A minimum of two-year working experience as communications officer or any other related positions
Strong digital and offline marketing skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and programmatic skills
Able to work with graphic designer
Able to take initiative and work well independently and as part of a team
Good understanding in media and stakeholder liaison and engagement strategies
Fluency in managing social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn etc.) and other related supporting applications, including their analytic platforms
Core competencies

Competencies shall include but not limited to:

Proven experience as marketing officer or similar role
Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles
Thorough understanding of social media and web analytics
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
Creativity and commercial awareness
A team player with a customer-oriented approach
Event management and coordination skills
Big picture thinking
Application Guidelines:

Interested candidate should apply online ( ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone.

Only online applications shall be considered.

Email only for inquiries (not application):

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: 6th August 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Done in Kigali, 21st July 2022

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