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  • Posted: Aug 14, 2018
    Deadline: Aug 17, 2018
  • The Farmers Friend Saro AgroSciences Ltd the first company in the Group started out in 1991. Today it’s the leading marketer of Crop Protection Products in Nigeria & Ghana, committed to empowering Two Million Farmers within the next 5 years with superior agro-input (CPP, Seeds & Fertilizer) & Knowledge that will enable them increase thei...
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    Marketing Manager

    Location: Ibadan, Oyo

    Job Summary

    • The Marketing Manager’s role is designed to deliver the above top objectives with a strategic emphasis fashioned to deliver an enhance relationships with refreshed approach and management models.
    • The role will assume a strong leadership role with multi-functional teams including direct reports.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Provide information about the products (4Ps).
    • Gather and analyse market information.
    • Conduct market research.
    • Develop product plan and marketing strategy
    • Defines and creates added value for the organisation.
    • Coordinate project development.
    • Good at portfolio management
    • Extension and content building.
    • Lead all areas of content generation and production across all media platforms.
    • Innovation in service and products
    • Ensure brand messages are consistent.
    • Nurture and enrich all external perceptions of the company and growth of market share.
    • Engage consumers on social media.
    • Collaborate with the sales and technical team to develop strategic partnership activities and implement the execution framework and strategic plan on identified opportunities.
    • Develop and lead a marketing team that will develop and execute new concepts, business models, channels and partners to position business as innovator and leader.
    • Communicate with various media buyers, advertising agencies, printers and other services to help marketing projects come to fruition.
    • Planning and implementing promotional campaigns.

    Our Ideal Candidate

    • FMCG marketing background or from the technical industry.
    • Understanding of agriculture will be an added advantage.
    • Should be open-minded.
    • Should have high analytical skills.
    • Should have the ability to project into the future.
    • Passionate and Result oriented.
    • Very articulate.
    • Understand the data, and how to present it.
    • Flexible and adaptable.
    • Must be a trend-setter: must keep up to date and have the desire to know more.
    • Must be a team player.
    • Must be a vision creator.
    • Must be able to multi task
    • Must have experience creating marketing plans from scratch.
    • Must have extensive experience of experiential strategy development and implementation working with 3rd party agencies.
    • Must be proven in a multi-channel marketing campaign role.
    • Extensive customer and field experience.
    • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and business level audiences in a compelling manner.


    • Minimum of a Second-Class Upper in University degree in any one of the Social Sciences and other related discipline.
    • Minimum of 7 years work experience
    • Required Age: 29 - 36 years

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Saro Agrosciences Limited on to apply
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