A leading Pan-African business group with head office in Nigeria is seeking to engage experienced, intelligent, passionate and self-driven industry professionals to fill the position below within the organization:
Job Title: Marketing Communications Director
Ref: MCD/HOD Location: Nigeria
Lead the Marketing Communications department, driving a high-performance, customer-centric, and results-based culture.
Coordinate, supervise and account for the key units of Advertising, Corporate Communications, Creative, Branding, Digital and OOH of the Group.
Develop monthly/quarterly/annual sales quotas around which overall Group marketing communications strategies and solutions are built within the Department and ensure that communications goals are met within the timelines.
Map out integrated communications strategies that support sales plans, attract and retain new consumers, and encourage the spendin rate of the business current cansumers.
Communicate quotas and commissions that will ensure the success of 360- degree MC efforts and initiatives.
Work closely with the marketing and sales departments in order to ensure effective sales prospecting and alignment of marketing approaches to minimize conflicts of interest and to enable a unified front in reaching for overall business goals.
Work with the human resources department to source and retain qulity personnel in order to guarantee smooth execution of human capital sourcing initiatives.
Collate, aggregate and harness the Marketing Communications needs of each Business Units within the Group for effective and successful campaigns which achieve the overall Marketing and Sales objectives
Gather ideas and feedback from the field and competitive scene leading to the formulation of more effective campaign strategies and solutions.
Explore business data insights through relevant publications, seminars and events in order to continuously keep abreast of current industry best practices that will facilitate keeping the business ahead of its competition.
Drive strategic product decisions through the evaluation of market-trends and prospective analysis of the business’s products and revenue performance.
Lead the campaign process negotiations as well as ensure regulatory and vetting compliance prior to campaign and material exposures
Perform other duties as may be directed by the company management.
A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Sales, Marketing, or any other relevant field.
Postgraduate/Master’s Degree and additional qualifications in marketing, business administration, sales and allied fields from reputable institutions will be added advantage.
Experience & Skills:
A minimum of 25 years working experience with at least 10 years in senior management position, preferably working as a Head of Advertising Sales, Head of Advertising Operations, Head of Advertising Technology or as a Director of Marketing Communications in a flagship/reputable multinational company.
The ideal candidate will have vast experience working with modern Marketing Communications tools, platforms, and technologies.
The candidate will also have had proven and successful experience managing an advertising agency or an MC team from the conceptualization of a campaign to the successful achievement of its objectives.
Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Communication of instructions and directives must be crystal clear down the line in order to ensure efficient performance of the advertising teams and hence the entire advertising department.
Strategic thinking, high creativity and problem solving skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (essentially Ms Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
The ideal candidate will be betwen 45 and 60 years of age.
The Group offers very competitive and attractive remuneration packages, in a very dynamic and exciting work environment.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should e-mail their Application and Resume (MS Word) with a scanned passport photograph stating the above reference as the subject of the e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org