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  • Posted: Nov 3, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Welcome2Africa International is a private sector development company headquartered in London, United Kingdom Founded in 2012 with the vision to redefine the image of Africa, Welcome2Africa specialises in catalysing investment interest in the continent, with a current focus on agribusiness. The private sector has long been acknowledged as the engine of econo...
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    Communications, Branding and Marketing Officer

    Description

    • We are currently looking for a Communications, Marketing and Branding Officer to support our next phase of growth, of which entails strengthening our investment and trade facilitation services and initiatives whilst also providing additional services such as project management, market entry research services, data mapping, and bespoke trainings and events " targeted at the international community, whilst maintaining a viable presence in Nigeria " where we operate from.

    Overall Job Purpose

    • Welcome2Africa International has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth. The overall objective of this position is to be the knowledge hub of the business - essentially you are the eyes, ears and mouth of the business.
    • You will be the source of any insight and knowledge of the business. You will source relevant data and use this to create reports and thought leadership articles to be used to enhance the image of the brand. Whilst also create communication materials for that promote our initiatives.
    • You will have a full understanding of W2A goals, objectives and what we stand for. You will play a pivotal role in cementing W2A as the knowledge hub for Agribusiness in Africa.
    • The network of Welcome2Africa is extremely important, it is vital that this network is constantly growing. Therefore, the value of our Communications Executives cannot be taken lightly. It is the responsibility of the Communications Executives not just create content, but also identify unique ways of increasing our network.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Plan and direct the organization's overall communication strategy.
    • Responsible for monitoring generic inboxes, web enquiries and database coordination.
    • Achieve frequent, timely and positive media coverage across all available media.
    • Implement new ideas and methods that will improve external communication.
    • Analyze potential strategic partner relationships.
    • Maintain effective working relationships with third parties as well as colleagues.
    • Demonstrate excellent project management skills with ability to multi-task and set priorities with tight timelines.
    • Work to positively promote the W2A brand, to build brand credibility and trust.
    • Consult with executive management personnel on communication strategies for the organization.
    • Also, you will be required to perform these duties, and any other duties the employer may assign to you, having regard to your skills, training and experience.
    • Developing a resource hub "a place you collate your sources for content and data" i.e other websites, articles, reports etc.
    • Creating a calendar for the next 12 months, identifying 12 key topics of focus that content will be based around
    • Creating unique and original monthly reports, articles and analytics relevant for our market and for our own use and circulation
    • Identify other institutions and individuals that we should be following and
    • Identifying ways to commercialize our content
    • Ensuring your own personal profile and everyone in the company is up to standard.
    • Assist in internal communications
    • Assist CEO in her communication activities.

    Person Specification

    • Must have a good understanding of Africa's Agribusiness Sector
    • Must have some corporate experience
    • Must be responsible, reliable and trustworthy
    • Ability to use your own initiative is essential you will be required to work with minimal supervision at times
    • Must be computer literate as use of databases / IT systems is essential.
    • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) are essential.
    • Capable and friendly with strong communication skills and the ability to build and maintain client relationships.
    • Ability to take over existing matters and hit the ground running.
    • The successful candidate must be organised and disciplined and have the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
    • Must be mobile and willing to travel within the country and outside of the country
    • Must be fluent in English and either Igbo, Yoruba or Hausa (Knowledge of all 3 would be beneficial).
    • Bachelor's Degree qualification
    • 2 - 4 years Experience.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a Cover Letter of no more than detailing your suitability and experience to: hr@welcome2africaint.com using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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