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JOB TITLE: Events Manager, SBS

REPORTING: Head of Marketing and Communication

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACT: Staff and External Stakeholders


This position will be responsible for all aspects in line with the overall management and overseeing SBS events.



  1. Events:
  • Managing and overseeing events, directing event set-up, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, communicating with staff, and coordinating suppliers
  • Meeting with clients to obtain events requirements, schedules and to implement their thoughts on the day scheduled for the event
  • Negotiating sponsorship deals together with the partnership office and /or various departments and increase strategic partnerships
  • Handling budgeting, invoice processing and control expenses within the budget
  • Develop and maintain an annual events calendar for all the departments
  • Develop process improvements based on emerging trends to enhance event planning
  • Developing and implementing events strategy
  • Coordinate update of events website for latest events accurately.
  1. Alumni Relations Support:
  • Support in planning, executing and oversee all Alumni events and webinars
  • Support and update Social Media Platforms with updated events and news – SBS Alumni Connect Platform
  • Support in development of an up-to-date accurate alumni Database


The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Marketing, Communications or Business-related course from a recognized institution
  • At least two years of supervisory experience


  • Creativity and innovativeness
  • Confidence
  • A good eye for design, layout, and detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to handle high level clients
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Events Manager” on the subject line to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Tuesday 7th December 2021.

Due to the large number of applications, we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This is an opportunity for internal candidates only

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.