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Head, Communications and Marketing

Job Title: Head, Communications and Marketing
Division: Sales and Business Development  
Reports to: Divisional Head, Sales and Business Development  
Direct Reports: Communications and Marketing Staff

Internal Relationships:

  • Departmental Heads
  • All Staff

External Relationships: 

  • Media
  • Government Agencies
  • Service Providers
  • All Stakeholders

Status: Ongoing

Job Purpose

  • To support the Management of CSCS in developing and executing its communications and marketing strategy across various channels. 
  • To increase the reach and impact of CSCS’ profile and visibility through the delivery of high value and influential Marketing, Communications and Public Relations in Nigeria and Internationally.

Key Responsibilities 

  •  Develop a communications and marketing strategy in line with CSCS business strategy.
  • Organize and lead established day-to-day management of CSCS’ marketing, communications, public relations, brand management, social media, CSR and events management processes in line with agreed objectives, policies, procedures and CSCS’ strategic plans.
  • Lead and manage enterprise-wide communications across organisational units in all offices (Lagos and Abuja), and for specific operational or knowledge projects, by providing general guidelines and setting clear communication goals and key performance indicators, and ensuring the allocation of necessary human and financial resources to achieve the required objectives.
  • Prepare and implement marketing communication programmes to mobilize public opinion to support CSCS’ products and capital market development in Nigeria through the publication of articles and speeches, dissemination of films, organisation of exhibitions and management of events, visits, debates, etc.
  • Ensure the production and distribution of high quality and informative communications products like brochures, publications, press reviews, audio-visual and electronic documents for the media and the public to enhance CSCS’ image and maintain good and close working relations with key stakeholders,
  • Develop crisis management initiatives to mitigate against reputational risks and build positive PR capital.
  • Identify and implement effective techniques for fostering healthy relationship with stakeholders.
  • Develop strategic messaging in response to media inquiries about the work CSCS is involved with in support of its stakeholders.
  • Manage the company’s online presence and social media channels.
  • Advise the Executive and Management team on all matters relating to communications, marketing, brand management, social media, CSR and events management.
  • Review and analyse proposals to identify opportunities that promote brand image building and strengthen relationship with the media. 
  • Develop, implement and adhere to communications and marketing budget.
  • Perform related work as required.  

Required Education 

Minimum of first degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Marketing or other disciplines relevant to the position. Candidates must also hold at least one Postgraduate Degree from a reputable University in the relevant discipline.

Professional Qualifications/Certifications

Professional membership of at least 2 (local/foreign) of the following:

  •  Advertisers Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) 
  • Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) 
  • Nigeria Institute of Marketing (NIM) 
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK 
  • Chartered Institute of Public Relations UK

Required Experience

Minimum 10 years significant work experience to include a senior level at agency; or with a leading organisation, preferably financial sector, and demonstrated experience in communications strategy development and implementation, brand management, CSR, events management; etc

Application deadline is 11:59 pm WAT on Friday, June 11th.

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