Executive Director - Lagos
Nigeria > Lagos
7d ago

9 May '18 Executive Director - Lagos Apply

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  • Our client has been running a leading national newspaper and news website in Nigeria close to two decades. The reputable brand is also well positioned within the digital media space.

    The Executive Director will oversee Editorial, Production and Sales functions in Lagos (South-West area), and will combine the practical focus of a market-

    savvy problem-solver with the organisational and leaderships skills of an operations manager.


  • Plan and manage daily operations
  • Hire, coach and supervise personnel
  • Grow and maintain high-level contacts by representing the company to major customers, professional associations and government agencies
  • Collaborate with Managing Director to determine executive management issues
  • Ensure achievement of Editorial, Production and Sales goals as agreed for assigned region by directing strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the company
  • Successfully implementing company policy
  • Developing strategic operating plans that reflect the longer-term objectives and priorities established by the Managing Director
  • Ensuring that the operating objectives and standards of performance are not only understood but owned by the management and other employees
  • Monitoring the operating and financial results against plans and budgets
  • Monitoring the actions of the functional departmental heads
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Managing Director
  • Educational and Professional Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business Administration, Management or related discipline
  • Journalism experience is an advantage
  • Proven experience in relevant management positions
  • Working knowledge of print and digital publishing
  • Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities
  • People management skills
  • Proactive and strategic
  • Problem solving skills
  • Numerate, Analytical and Commercial acumen
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
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