careers advice

Marketing and Advertising

Overview
Types of jobs in Marketing and Advertising

•  Advertising account executive
•  Advertising account planner
•  Advertising art director
•  Advertising copywriter
•  Market researcher
•  Marketing executive
•  Media buyer
•  Media planner
•  Public affairs consultant
•  Public relations account executive
•  Public relations officer
•  Sales promotion account executive

Reference:  Prospects (the UK official graduate careers website)

List of Marketing and Advertising firms in Kenya

Click on this link on Yellow pages to see a full list of firms.

Reference:  Yellow pages

Writing CVs:  same as standard generic CVs but with specific experience and qualifications to marketing and advertising sector.
International marketing and advertising CVs should be tailored to potential employers skills and qualifications required which will be stated on websites or through the recruitment process so it is best to check with them.

Application forms: same advise as generic information but relevant to marketing and advertising sector.

Preparing for Interviews:  Same advise as generic information and include experience and skills relevant to marketing and advertising sector.

International CVs:  International companies have their individual recruitment process which will be stated on websites or through the recruitment/tendering process so it is best to check with them.


Key sources of vacancies and internships in Kenya

•  Best Jobs Kenya
•  3wjobs.com
•  Careerjet
•  Wiki Jobs (Kenya)

Social Media:

•  Social Media Marketing Kenya
•  Marketing & Advertising Business Network – Kenya
•  Kenya Marketing & Communication Network (KMCNet) 

Institutions/Societies: 

• Marketing Society of Kenya
• Marketing Society of Kenya (Linked in)