Etisalat Nigeria Job Vacancy for a Head, Marketing Communications

Etisalat’s vision is a world where people’s reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes┬ácan reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Marketing Communications

Location: Lagos,NG

Job Summary

  • Build a stronger, vibrant brand and improve the brand equity
  • Develop and ensure implementation of the company’s marketing communication strategy for various segments.
  • Ensure Etisalat’s brand visibility via appropriate communication channels e.g. print and electronic media.

Principal Functions
Tactical:

  • Provide input to the articulation of Etisalat’s marketing communication strategy including policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the unit’s activities.
  • Continuously review the unit’s activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
  • Identify required resources, personnel and funding to achieve the unit’s strategy.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders especially media agencies.

Operational:

  • Coordinate all activities of the marketing communication function and ensure compliance with defined policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Execute marketing communication plans for promotions, events/sponsorship and other marketing activities/initiatives.
  • Ensure consistency of Etisalat’s brand identity with its international operations and ensure that all enhancements/modifications to the brand policy are effected as required.
  • Implement the unit’s work programs and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines.
  • Plan and manage the human and material resources of the unit to optimise performance, morale and enhance productivity.
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Monitor and control the budgetary needs of the unit.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director, Brands and Experience.
  • Coordinate all marketing/brand related communications (graphic and print materials) originating from the organization and ensure quality and consistency with the preferred brand image and established specifications/standards.
  • Ensure all marketing communications address specific information needs of target markets as well as provide clarity on products and service offerings.
  • Provide input to all marketing communication contracts with vendors/media agencies as required and monitor their activities to ensure adherence with service level agreements.
  • Ensure constant accessibility to accurate product information by relevant users (existing/ prospective customers).
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director, Brands and Experience.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Administration or any relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • A Master’s Degree in Marketing, Marketing Communication, Advertising or relevant post graduate programme

Experience,Skills & Competencies

  • 10 to 12 years work experience with at least 5 years in an advertising agency (or agencies), in addition to a minimum of 3 years in the telecoms industry.
  • Previous experience in marketing communications management in a corporate environment
  • Adverting industry knowledge
  • Presentation/Facilitation
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Customer Focus
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work.
  • Marketing Communications Management
  • Brand management experience
  • Creative process management
  • Electronic and print production management
  • Strategic thinking
  • Innovation
  • Results Orientation
  • Leadership & People Management

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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