2 job(s) at Edge

Edge Nairobi, Kenya
23/02/2018
Internship
Thousands of small and growing businessesare designing innovative solutions to the issues society is facing. Millions of professionals seek a career in which their talent contributes to building something meaningful. At edge we are passionate about improving business performance through building high-performance teams, ultimately building a "Thank God, it's Monday" society.   About edge Since 2005 we have supported young companies in getting their teams right. In 2014 we decided to focus on transformational organizational design that harnesses talents and allows everybody to contribute to the success of the business. Since then we have supported dozens of companies in Kenya in building highly- effective teams. Our path to becoming the trusted partner for growth-oriented enterprises around talent-related questions, such as putting the right people on the right job, consciously enabling performance, choosing and implementing systems and processes is quickly taking shape   About the role We want to change the way people look at work, being employed, their careers, running companies and team work. We have reached 200 organizations across East Africa, but we can do more! You will design and implement our communications activities to drive edge engagement and positioning with diverse stakeholders. You will lead conversations that inform our product launches, events, gathering industry trends and other activities. You will seek, build and maintain relationshipsthat promote our work across East Africa. As our communications and community intern you will:   1) Drive awareness and remembering of edge Create an integrated communications approach Drive Social media presence Create and implement plan for social media presence relevant to edge's why, how and what Drive conversations and respond to audience accordingly Identify newsocial media channels where edge can position itself Constantly seek opportunities in the fast changingsocial media world for edge to tap Develop and implement campaigns Create and drive different campaigns around edge work to drive awareness and engagement with our brand and ideas Identify and approach relevant partners for co-branding of campaigns edge thought leadership Capture the impact of our work and approach and make sure potential clients and partners can access our stories If you love writing, put your skills into practice by contributing to our blogs Research and compile relevant content for our newsletter Design and send newsletters to diverse stakeholders   2) Support candidate engagement for our recruitment services Coordinate with the delivery team in receiving candidate feedback after the close of every recruitment process Conduct an analysis of the data and make recommendations to the delivery team for candidates experience improvement Continuously improve the feedback mechanism to ensure we are gathering relevant and valuable data (survey etc.). Support market research on targeted talent profiles, career preferences, salary industry levels, latest recruitment channels etc. 3) Position edge in and through events Research on the best audience for edge events in collaboration with the event planning team Manage communication with all edge events participants –invitations, RSVPs, event updates etc Identify and recommend various events where edge can position itself –by attending as speakers, panellists or participants Help edge team members represent edge confidently Be edge's ambassador in various events and forums, drive lead generation.   4) Implement edge employer brand Design and implement strategies to position edge as the preferred employer in the talent management space Manage edge employee satisfaction process –running surveys, consolidating feedback Collaborate with the office management department to ensure our workspaces reflect who we are     Who we are looking for: You are excited about connecting people with the bigger picture of their organizations You love the idea of improving workplaces, organizations, teams and careers around East Africa. You have a degree in communications, journalism or other relevant field You keep yourself updated on global trends and activities. Proven record of content created (blogging, social media campaigns etc You have seen the potential of social media to drive business results and want to roll up your sleeves to do the same You have had atleast 6 months working experience (internship or fulltime volunteer experience does count) Your friends talk about your vibrancy and your natural ability to connect with people You attend networking events and manage to get meaningful contacts and follow-ups You are excited about working in fast growth environments and don't require many structures to create something wonderful You are highly organized Excellent written and oral communication You have organized and managed events – especially handled participants communications Past experience using diverse social media channels to drive key messages to different stakeholders Proficient in Wordpress,MailChimp, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Google Drive and other relevant tools. Web and graphic design skills come in handy! You make a difference to people around you and our society You thrive in a start-up environment, where things are constantly changing. You get bored where one month is the same as the next You are happy to organize your work independently; you are resourceful and can create lots of value with small budgets     Logistics: Work from our Waiyaki way office It is highly preferred that you use your own laptop edge is a young company, be prepared to deliver with limited resources We provide a stipend for the internship   Want to apply? First, read this guide on how to submit your application and tips on our selection process: http://bit.ly/CandidatesGuide Record a 3 - minute video and upload on any video sharing platform and send us the link when submitting your CV..... Tell us: Why you are looking for an internship? What do you love about the idea of working at edge? What you love about the edge brand Two to three ideas to take our brand to the next level   Send a past writing and design sample. If you have a portfolio, share them all! Send your CV in PDF format to join-us@edgeperformance.co.ke with the subject line "edge Communications Intern" Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis thus apply as soon as you see this! Not for you? Please forward the role to your networks who may find it interesting!
Edge Nairobi, Kenya
23/02/2018
Internship
Thousands of small and growing businessesare designing innovative solutions to the issues society is facing. Millions of professionals seek a career in which their talent contributes to building something meaningful. At edge we are passionate about improving business performance through building high-performance teams, ultimately building a "Thank God, it's Monday" society.   About edge Since 2005 we have supported young companies in getting their teams right. In 2014 we decided to focus on transformational organizational design that harnesses talents and allows everybody to contribute to the success of the business. Since then we have supported dozens of companies in Kenya in building highly- effective teams. Our path to becoming the trusted partner for growth-oriented enterprises around talent-related questions, such as putting the right people on the right job, consciously enabling performance, choosing and implementing systems and processes is quickly taking shape   About the role We are looking for a Recruitment Intern to join our team in proactive sourcing and selection to fulfill our clients hiring needs through innovative approaches. The intern will also grow edge by supporting internal business processes. By having you on board, we want to accelerate the roll-out of innovative talent recruitment approaches in Kenya. This role is ideal for you if you love the culture and dynamics of small and growing organizations and if you want your analytical skills to  matter. Who we are looking for: You are excited about connecting people with the bigger picture of organizations You previously experimented with various sourcing and selection methodologies for at least 6 months You love being out there! Networking, meeting several new people and creating connections is your kind of thing! You have exposure in running projects from planning to evaluation e.g. by volunteering in University or other social organization. You are a keen listener with great ability to “hear beyond words” You have a great eye for detail and design, making documents look fantastic with excellent knowledge of English, grammar and style.. You have a track record of executing tasks in a timely manner and good at meeting deadlines. You are happy to organize your work independently; you are resourceful and can create lots of value with small budgets. You would love to work in a start-up environment, where things are constantly changing. You get bored where one month is the same as the next.You are curious to explore and innovate around out of the box talent management processes. You have an education background in Human Resources   As a Recruitment Intern you will: Deliver recruitment activities for edge's client Together with the recruitment associate, you will design recruitment activities and timelines for different hiring projects. Come up with creative ways to reach the desired talent profiles (using internet, tapping into professional networks, getting referrals across the country etc) Design and delivery of talent selection processes ( including survey screening, phone screening and one on one interviews) Managing all candidates communication throughout the selection process ( regrets, interview invites, relaying info on next steps, case studies etc) Ensure a smooth candidates management experience during the selection process through the edge way.( Constant communication, clarifying questions with candidates etc) Come up with creative approaches for increasing our presence building edge's talent pool of people interested to work in the SGB space Ensure timelines are met as per clients expectations. Give recommendations in the product development process of the RightHire product Ensure edge is learning Collect and analyze client feedback (interviews, questionnaires, focus groups, events participation, etc.) Compile regular reports and present findings in edge strategic meetings Research potential clients, analyze market trends Support edge's overall growth Spot and tap into opportunities for edge Represent edge in different networking events Feed observations into product design Why join edge? Because we’re transforming the world of work in Kenya and globally. Experience the start-up world and leave your mark in a young ambitious organization Work in an international team with a high commitment to teamwork and learning You will report to the founders and be included in exciting strategic conversations Join flexible and passionate people that value your talents! Logistics: You will work from our office in Kilimani edge is still a young company, be prepared to work with limited resources Having your own laptop is an added advantage   Want to apply? Submit your application by filling this survey http://bit.ly/Joinedge Once you have submitted your form, please send your CV in PDF format to join-us@edgeperformance.co.ke with the subject line "Join edge team" Your CV should not be more than 2 pages and is named in the following format: First name_Other names. Example: Catherine_Wahome CV.pdf