To liaise with the record labels producers artists and another talent in the core territories and manage all related promotion and events involving them and the network.
To manage the Reps in the core regions and ensure that they are supplying quality music videos and all relevant music related information to the network in a timely manner.
To support the Marketing department with related events activation and campaigns.Key ResponsibilitiesBuilding and developing strong relationships with the music industry in Nigeria and the rest of Africa including but not exclusive to artists record labels music video producersdirectors radio stationsResponsible for developing and executing a strategy for acquiring quality music videoscontent and information from the marketWorking with Head of Programming and Production to establish a standard for music video content for the channel and clearly communicating this information to the music community across Nigeria and the rest of AfricaSupporting Head of Programming and Production in ensuring quality of produced shows are according to brief and in accordance with Viacom production standardsAssisting Head of Programming and Production in content DNA guidance for produced contentManaging a team of representatives in the core regions to ensure that they represent the network with integrity and are servicing the network with videos and information in a timely mannerDeveloping and executing a training workshop for the music industry in Nigeria and the rest of Africa that communicates our standard and provides guidelines for producing quality music videosServicing Music Programming team Production team and Online Team with current and uptodate video clips biographies video submission and other music related Information and maintaining a database where all content and information is easily accessibleBuilding and managing a music industry contacts database with information on artists artist managers label executives producers music video producersdirectors DJs etc.
Regular contact and meetings with music industry contacts in Nigeria and the rest of Africa to provide the latest market information and identify key emerging artistsUnderstanding the companys Africa production standards and rules and ensuring that music industry in Nigeria and the rest of Africa take them into account when creating music videosWorking with the brands International talent department to clearly understand brand global music and talent strategy and to keep the Companys Africa team with the latest developments on the international music sceneKeeping up to date with the developments in the African music and international music sceneSecuring artists for performances interviews and productions and making sure the proper paper work is completedManaging and coordinating all aspects of talent participation with Companys Africa events and productions including but not exclusive to travel logistics securing signed guest release forms onsite management of all talent and artists and ensure all event and production requirements are met in a timely manner as set by the event and production teamsTo attend the weekly playlist meeting and contribute industry information local chart information album sales information from all the core territoriesWork with music programming to create a music strategy for Africa that maximizes value to viewersTo create a strategy approved by Head of Brand for supporting and showcasing Nigerian and African artists globally via other of the companys Network platforms US France UK priorities or newly created eventsWorking with the Commercial Programming and Marketing teams to successfully implement events.
Create strong relationships with external promoters media partners and sponsors in partnering and delivery of events.Pan African Events Responsibility for leveraging the pan African events on a local level and ensuring group are fully updated on all details.
To create strategic relationships with Clubs Bars and restaurants hang outs etc. to ensure playing of the companys content throughout their screensTo work with the marketing department to create on ground activations sponsorships and partnerships to further entrench the brandKeyRequirementsCore skillsEssentialHighly organized with the ability to manage own workloadExcellent relationship building skillsHighly motivated able to work on own initiativeAble to cope calmly and efficiently under pressureAt least two 2 years experience of managing people.
Ability to work alone but to be aware of the bigger pictureMust have Excellent IT Technical skills MS Excel Access PowerPoint Word Business ObjectsProven experience of managing teams to measurable commercial success this person will be able to encourage and support the production of exceptional creative contentAbility to develop evaluate and recommend business options and deal structuresExceptional communication skills and the ability to adapt communication stylesWillingness to travel throughout AfricaExperience with marketing events and Public relationsPersonal and interpersonal skillsHandson approach to the roleAbility to consolidate information to a succinct levelStrong individual with a genuine passion for the industryHigh impact communicationpresentation skillsAbility to develop good working relationships internally and externallyAbility to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environmentDedicated ambitious and committed willing to work the long hours required to get the job doneExcellent management skills and solid track record as good people managerJob specific skillsEssentialTo behave professionally appropriately always when dealing and working with talent.
Attention to detail has been paramount to successMinimum of 2 years coordination experienceMust have Music industry.