The NFF is looking for an innovative and business leader for the position of Chief Commercial / Marketing Officer. The candidate is expected to have a strong creative and marketing skills to help develop and drive forward the Nigerian Football Federation's commercial and business strategy.
The Chief Commercial / Marketing Officer is responsible for developing and managing Marketing Communications, Assets and Tools across the commercial units of the Nigerian Football Federation "NFF".
He / She is expected to work closely with the Marketing Leads, Marketing Executives, agencies and other third parties to implement a marketing strategy, engaging customers and maximising commercial growth across departments and brands.
The candidate for this position has to have the requisite knowledge and passion for Nigerian Football
Develop, implement and deliver a strategy to increase revenues and maximize NFF brand opportunities with an emphasis on growth and diversification and new business development initiatives
Lead, develop and implement the existing and new commercial / marketing programs and requirements across departments
Identify growth opportunities for the NFF, including new commercial partnerships. This includes the expansion and enhancement of digital strategies
Champion and manage the brands across the Football Association, personifying the philosophy of the NFF.
Experience in international and domestic sports marketing and sponsorship (or related industry)
Measurable and Demonstrated success in building an effective business development and marketing strategy within an organization
Track record of developing and executing commercial strategies for an established brand
The candidate must demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen, professional presence, and comprehensive understanding of sports politics
8 years plus experience as a commercial / marketing professional at senior executive level
A minimum of a first degree is required