Corporate Communication Manager
AppZone
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago

Job Information

Job Opening ID 85 Title Corporate Communications Manager Location Lagos, Nigeria Industry Communications Work Experience 5 Years and Above City lagos State / Province Lagos, Nigeria Zip / Postal Code 23401

Job Description

AppZone is Africa’s leading provider of home-grown financial technology solutions. We expand the scope and competitiveness of financial institutions by delivering disruptive innovation on agile technology using best practices.

We recognize that our super-talented and highly motivated people are at the core of our unprecedented success so far. As such, we hire people with exceptional talents and abilities, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally.

Your contributions have the potential to impact millions of people across Africa as we work together to provide technology that empowers people with unlimited access to financial services.

Job Profile :

Are you a Rockstar Communications Professional? Are you fascinated with the latest tech trends, especially in Financial Technology?

We are looking for a talented, self-driven and ambitious Corporate Communication Manager to join our Marketing and Communications team! This role reports to the Chief Marketing Officer, and you will be responsible for the creation and execution of Public Relations strategies for the Holding Company and various subsidiary companies.

You will also drive content development and deployment across Paid, Owned and Earned platforms, as well as lead media relations and internal communications efforts.

As The Corporate Communication Manager your Job responsibilities includes the following...

Implement communication plans for the parent organization, its subsidiaries and various product offerings

Implement the corporate brand positioning agenda for the Holding company as well as corporate brand launch and positioning for all subsidiaries

Execute Investor branding strategies that provide global visibility, generate strong investor interest, and support aggressive fundraising

Execute internal communications and employer branding strategies that foster alignment and attract elite talent.

Handle editorial planning and content development for internal and external messages across different communication channels.

Manage proactive and reactive media relations to generate and shape news coverage of the company.

Oversee planning, coordination, and execution of activities required for successful attendance of external conferences, seminars, Fairs, exhibitions, and any other events.

Oversee the planning, coordination, and execution of activities required for the successful hosting of corporate events.

Manage the company’s digital / social media presence and interactions via group company websites, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram

Experience

  • BSc in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Media & Broadcasting or related field.
  • At least 5 years related work experience including experience in marketing communications, Public Relations and Internal Communications within a reputable branding and marketing communications firm, digital marketing agency or marketing-focused corporate organization.
  • Experience working with technology or tech-enabled businesses is a plus.
  • Experience working on successful rebranding or marketing campaigns for reputable technology companies will be an added advantage.
  • Strong technical writing and business writing skills with the ability to produce compelling and professional written content for publication via reputable international and regional news media
  • Extensive media contacts across the SSA region
  • Proven understanding of (and competence in) B2B / B2C brand positioning and marketing communication with an industry reputation for successful execution
  • Candidate should have basic knowledge of banking, payment, and digital financial services in general
  • Candidate should possess strong capabilities in media content development, marketing communication, media relations, digital marketing, event marketing, and B2B / B2C brand management.
  • Personal

  • Candidate must have very strong verbal and written communication skills and be highly proficient in analytical thinking
  • Candidate must have the ability to quickly assimilate and internalize new knowledge from an unfamiliar domain.
  • Candidate must have high personal ambitions, drive, and strong work ethic
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