Recruitment Marketing Assistant

Recruitment Marketing Assistant

Location:Nairobi, Kenya

Salary:Pay Band 2

Contract type:Fixed Term

Contract length:7 months

Full Time:35 hours per week

Application Closing Date:8 May 2018

Interview date:To be confirmed

Start date:4th June 2018

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

To build the capacity of the Africa Resourcing team to develop an effective digital recruitment marketing strategy that will reach, attract and deliver targeted professional skills and competencies.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Marketing, PR or similar relevant field
Experience in one or more of the following
• Recruitment Marketing
• Digital Marketing or Advertising
• Human Resources
• Communication/PR
In-depth knowledge of the digital recruitment marketing space and branding strategies
Good understanding of recruitment processes in an international context or within a complex organisation.
Ability to track, measure, analyse and report on recruitment marketing metrics
Previous experience using an applicant tracking system
Outstanding organisational and time management skills
Excellent oral and written communication
Good facilitation/training skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence to deal with people at all levels
Ability to multitask and prioritise daily workload
Creative thinking and proactive problem solving skills
Ability to build strong working relationships across a complex organisation and with external stakeholders. Flexibility in terms of work priorities and response to change

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies: 

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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