July 8, 2024
Application deadline closed.
Deadline date:
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) is a membership-based Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that seeks to enhance the conservation and wise use of the environment and natural resources in East Africa for the benefit of current and future generations. We are looking for an innovative and visionary individual to join our team and contribute to our 60-year legacy of conservation work.We are seeking an enthusiastic Sales and Marketing Assistant to join our Development and Marketing
Department. You will play a key role in supporting our marketing strategies. and campaigns. Your contribution will help in expanding and maintaining our marketing channels.

  • Responsibilities:
  • Assist in developing strategies to attract new EAWLS members, organize outreach events, create promotional materials, and utilize social media to drive membership sign-ups.
  • Assists in Executing sales and fundraising strategies to achieve revenue and donation targets.
  • Assists in Identifying potential advertisers, donors, sponsors, and funding opportunities through research and networking.
  • Support the production of promotional material.
  • Assist in planning and implementing marketing campaigns, fundraising events, and activities.
  • Prepare and distribute EAWLS products to outlets and subscribers.
  • Monitor sales trends, prepare and submit sales reports.
  • Manage inventories at outlets and handle restocking.
  • Support the sales of EAWLS products.
  • Assist in sourcing new advertisers for Swara magazine.
  • Help package Swara magazines for distribution.
  • Assist in recruiting and servicing outlets for EAWLS branded merchandise.
  • Maintain relationships with existing outlets, addressing their queries and ensuring product availability.
  • Support below-the-line and above-the-line marketing activities for Swara and EAWLS merchandise.
  • Represent EAWLS at exhibitions, fairs, and events to enhance brand visibility.
  • Research and create sales and marketing plans to identify target clients for memberships, advertisers, Swara magazine subscribers, single copy buyers, and potential Forest Challenge sponsors and participants.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings with potential members, advertisers, and supporters.
  • Assist in identifying lapsed members and implementing campaigns to encourage them to renew their memberships. This could involve personalized communications, special offers, or targeted incentives.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
  • The applicant must possess at least a Diploma in Sales and Marketing or a related field.
  • A Degree in sales and marketing will be an added advantage.
More Details on Experience
  • At least two (2) years relevant experience in sales and marketing.
More Details on Skills
  • Strong communication skills: The candidate should possess excellent written and verbal communication abilities to effectively interact with outlets, members, and other stakeholders. They should be able to articulate ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Research skills: A good understanding of research methodologies and the ability to gather and analyze data would be valuable to contribute to product development and market analysis tasks.
  • Creativity and problem-solving: The candidate should demonstrate creativity in generating ideas,as well as the ability to think critically and find solutions to marketing challenges.
  • Strong desire to learn along with a professional drive.
  • Solid understanding of different marketing techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Familiarity with marketing software and online applications. (e.g. CRM tools, Online analytics, and Google Adwords)
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices.
Terms And Conditions
  • Applications, consisting of a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this role and a full CV (containing contact details for at least two professional referees) should be sent as single PDF document to
  • Please mark your application Sales and Marketing Assistant.
  • The closing date for applications is 17th July 2024.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.