The Standard Group PLC – Digital Marketing Manager.

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The Standard Group PLC is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital & online services, as well as outdoor advertising. The Standard Group PLC is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest. Our various media platforms include: The Standard Newspaper, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha, The Nairobian Weekly Newspaper, Think Outdoor (billboard advertising), Standard Digital, Farmers TV, BTV, Spice FM and Vybez Radio. As part of strengthening our operations. The Standard Group PLC is looking for smart, creative and ambitious professionals to fill in the positions below.


Overall Purpose of the Job

Reporting to Head Of Marketing , the Digital Marketing Manager will be responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring our digital marketing campaigns across all digital networks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build, plan and implement the overall digital marketing strategy for: Website Marketing, SEM (search engine marketing – includes SEO and Pay per click advertising), mobile marketing (i.e. Google Play, Apple Store), email marketing, online banner advertising, video marketing, and Social Media marketing. & Manage the strategy
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience o Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Design, build and maintain our social media presence while Managing and overseeing various digital marketing channels & oversee all the company’s social media accounts
  • Prepare and manage the digital marketing budget while measuring Measure ROI and KPIs
  • Increase the overall SG brand awareness through various digital outlets; Improve the overall online presence, Social media marketing campaigns, Ensure consistency with all brand messaging
  • Promote the SG Products and Services; Search Engine Optimization, Pay Per Click Advertising, Conversion Rate Optimization, Display Advertising & Email Marketing
  • Identify trends and insights and optimize spend and performance based on the insights through research and forecast future sales and performance trends. Keep abreast with industry and market trends and best practices & research competitors and provide suggestions for improvement. – Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Manage and train the rest of the digital team by Leading supervising and motivating members of the digital marketing team
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs) through the us Use of advanced metrics to measure the success of a marketing campaign; Track and measure digital Strategies, social media strategies, SEO and Google Analytics metrics and provide report

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • University degree in marketing or a related field is required.
  • Certificates in fields related to digital marketing and website development/optimization are also helpful.
  • Google certification is a plus


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a digital marketing or advertising position.
  • Social media marketing experience is beneficial. Experience with website building and optimization is a plus
  • Proficient in common marketing technologies (Google Analytics, CRM, CMS, & Marketing Automation) with a Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is required
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns with Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate.
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • The ability to excel in a fast-paced, competitive environment o Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, please apply not later than Friday, 30th October 2020 to:

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.





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