Marketing Manager

Kisumu, Kisumu County, Kenya · PR & Marketing



BBOXX is a UK-based company providing affordable, upgradeable solar solutions to meet off-grid customers’ energy needs. We are fully vertically integrated, controlling every part of our customer experience. With over 100,000 systems deployed so far, we have 450+ staff - working across 5 offices in the UK, China and East Africa - who are waking up every morning to work with BBOXX to electrify 20M people by 2020. We invite you to join us on this journey to electrify the world!

1. Role Marketing Manager

2. Reports to: Managing Director

3. Location: Distribution Centre(Kisumu) and Field

4. Purpose: The main purpose of the marketing manager is to implement the marketing strategy and contribute new ideas to the MD and management team.

5. Job’s Responsibilities:

  • Gathering costs for marketing strategy
  • Rolling-out marketing strategy across the country
  • Creating marketing material (incl. flyers, posters, radio)
  • Creating shop design (incl. paint, logo, furniture.)
  • Auditing shop design and implementing any corrections needed
  • 6. Description of tasks:

    i. Preparing detailed plan to roll out marketing strategy

  • Writing the necessary budget monthly
  • Identifying key suppliers
  • Building relationship with those suppliers
  • ii. Implementing plan for marketing strategy

  • Creating through design thinking the material
  • Testing the material through a few iterations
  • Sourcing the material
  • Distributing it to Retail Area Manager for implementation
  • Supporting the RAM in implementing the marketing strategy
  • iii. Recording effectiveness of strategy

  • Analyzing the effectiveness of each campaign
  • Reviewing if campaign should be continued or stopped
  • iv. Suggesting marketing strategies to MD and BBOXX management


     Have a university degree in a relevant discipline (Business or marketing)

     Have minimum 5 years of marketing work experience in FMCG or similar consumer focused industry

     Be willing to travel in rural areas a large proportion of the week

     Be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite

     Fluent in English

    8. Desired skills include:

     Excellent verbal communication, listening and phone skills

     Experience in managing projects

     Have a passion for beautiful things

     Good motivational skills and enthusiasm

     You are committed to amazing customer experience: Going the extra mile for the customer is natural for you.


  • Competitive salary
  • Our relentless commitment to personal development and career growth
  • Working with the best people in the sector and making an impact to the millions of people living in the dark
  • Living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of East Africa and travelling to other parts of the continent and beyond
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