Chief Innovation Officer
1 month ago
Industry: Business Management & Branding
Role: Strategy Development & Innovation
Salary Range: KES 200,000 – 250,000
REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
BUDGET: KES 200,000 – 250,000
Our client, a leader in Business Advisory, Corporate Strategy Development, Brand positioning, Brand Identity Development and Management and Brand Communication Strategy is looking to build a competent and dedicated team to enable them to realize their vision.
As such, they are looking to hire a competent Chief Innovation Officer.
This individual will play a pivotal role in shaping our clients' brand narratives and driving the agency's growth through innovative and forward-thinking strategies. The ideal candidate will be a visionary brand innovator with a proven track record in brand innovation, strategic thinking, client presentation, and pitching.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead the agency's brand innovation initiatives, consistently pushing the boundaries of creativity to elevate our clients' brands.
- Champion innovative thinking within the team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and creativity.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute innovative brand campaigns and strategies.
- Develop and communicate the agency's strategic vision, aligning it with the broader business objectives.
- Formulate and execute strategic plans to drive agency growth and market leadership.
- Monitor industry trends and emerging best practices, providing thought leadership and insights.
Client Presentation and Pitching.
- Create and deliver compelling client presentations, showcasing innovative strategies and solutions tailored to each client's unique needs.
- Lead client pitches and proposals, effectively articulating our value proposition and securing new business opportunities.
- Nurture strong client relationships, ensuring client satisfaction and repeat business.
Partnerships, Alliances and Business Growth.
- Identify and establish strategic partnerships and alliances that can enhance the agency's capabilities and offerings.
- Negotiate and manage partnerships to drive mutual business growth and success.
- Identify growth opportunities, develop business expansion strategies, and drive revenue growth.
Data and Analytics.
- Utilize data-driven insights to inform and optimize brand strategies, ensuring measurable and impactful results.
- Develop and maintain robust analytics and reporting systems to monitor the success of brand initiatives.
Fundamentals of Marketing.
- Possess a strong understanding of marketing principles and the ability to integrate them into brand innovation and strategy.
- Collaborate with the internal team to ensure synergy between brand innovation and marketing efforts.
Team leadership and development.
- Provide leadership and mentorship to the team, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and excellence.
- Lead, mentor, and inspire a high-performing team to achieve collective goals and objectives.
- Provide guidance and support to team members, fostering professional growth and development.
EDUCATION QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND TRAITS
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Business, or a related field.
- A master's degree is a plus.
- Proven experience of 6-10 years in brand innovation and strategy within a brand and communication agency or a related industry.
- Strategic and innovative thinker with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans.
- Exceptional business acumen, with a focus on data-driven decision-making.
- Strong track record of successful client presentations, pitching, and relationship management.
- Deep knowledge of marketing fundamentals and industry trends.
- Excellent communication, leadership, and team management skills.
- Membership in the Marketing Society of Kenya is an added advantage.
All applicants are advised to adhere to the application guidelines for consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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