We are a leading privately owned multinational company with headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria and presence in some other African Countries.
The company desires to recruit senior level, highly competent, result-oriented, talented and self-motivated individuals with excellent track record of achievement in sectors like Advertising/ PR Agencies, FMCG, Telecommunications, Banking, Public Service etc. as Directors or Senior Managers in our Public Relations and Advertising Units.
Competitive remuneration packages and challenging prospects await successful candidates.
Position: Director/ Senior Managers, Public Relations (REF: PR/01)
Initiate, develop and manage successful PR initiatives and programmes that would project the company positively among various internal and external publics, including company staff, the media, customers, regulatory bodies, competition and various governmental bodies.
Flawlessly initiate, implement and execute strategies to support corporate, business and brand objectives.
Enhance, protect and manage company image, and where applicable, prevent and manage crises without blemish.
Define with the Board, and implement Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and partnerships
Build a wall of proactive protection in print, electronic and social media, as well as government circles etc., for the company’s brand image, products and activities.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any other related field. An MBA will be an added advantage.
Excellent communication, organisational and writing skills
Strong Presentation, Negotiation and Computer skills.
Sound knowledge of marketing and promotional channels in local markets.
Experience in working with cross functional teams and ability to carry them along in driving marketing communications initiatives.
Hands-on experience in managing the total Advertising/PR functions for a major FMCG, Consumer Durable, Financial Institution, Telecom or Parastatal body.
Membership of Relevant Professional Bodies (NIPR, NUJ, AAAN, APCON, etc).
Above 40 years of age with minimum of 15 years of cognate relevant experience, at least 5 of which must be at senior management position in top Advertising/ PR Agencies, FMCG, Telecommunications, Banking etc. Relevant Public Service and Media experience for Public Relations is also acceptable.
Method of Application:
Please apply by email quoting the corresponding reference number of the post as the subject and attach your Curriculum Vitae (as an MS Word document) with contact telephone numbers, current work location, e-mail address and scanned passport-size photograph to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications and CVs should be sent not later than 12th September, 2017. All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.