• Job Opportunities at Media Trust Limited

  • Posted on: 22 December, 2015 Deadline: 5 January, 2016
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  • Media Trust Limited, publisher of DAILY TRUST and Aminiya, is desirous of recruiting competent, self-motivated and result-oriented candidates to fill the vacant position of:

    Head, Research and Development (R&D)

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for new product development.
    • Conduct research into new businesses and evaluate their potentials.
    • Stays aware of market development in the industry and the general economy as a whole.
    • Advises company clients, including direct involvement in product presentations to clients and other stakeholders.
    • Proactively suggest process optimization and develop other products for the company.
    • Maintain strict control of the company’s intellectual property.
    • Tracks global trends in Media and propose seamless integration of these in the Nigerian Media Scenario.
    • Updates the stakeholders on latest development in the Print/Media Industry and Technology related to this industry.

    Requirements

    • A postgraduate/graduate of Operations Research. Production Management or relevant discipline with a minimum of 2nd Class Upper.
    • Seven 7-10 years relevant working experience in Research and Development.
    • Experience in the media industry will be an added advantage.
    • Computer Literacy in office productivity tools and database software.
    • Deep understanding of Research Methodology and Execution.

    Competencies:

    • Ability to maintain effective working relations as a team leader.
    • Strong interpersonal skill and ability to establish good leadership with respect for diversity.
    • Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
    • Strong spoken and written communication skills.
    • Commitment to continuous learning and willingness to keep abreast of new developments.
    • Good computer skills, including proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets.
    • Sound knowledge and exposure to administrative and financial management issues.

    Remuneration
    The Salary attached to the job is competitive and within the industry range.

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    Head, Brand Marketing

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Plan strategies and execute marketing designs and activities to establish and maintain brand presence in the market
    • Developing, implementing and executing marketing initiatives and activities for effective brand positioning in the market. These initiatives and activities include campaigns (print web social media broadcast etc) events, corporate responsibility programmes and sponsorships.
    • Managing and developing the brand and driving market growth.
    • Identifying new revenue opportunities and creative ways to grow the business
    • Researching consumer markets, monitoring market trends and identifying potential areas in which to invest, based upon consumer needs and spending habits
    • Monitoring product distribution and consumer reactions through focus groups and market research
    • Analyze how our brand is positioned in the market and crystallize targeted consumers insights
    • Translate brand strategies into brand plans, brand positioning and go-to- market strategies
    • Research and determine product weaknesses and areas to be modified
    • Work closely with departments such as Editorial, Advert, Special Project sales and R&D to consult on package and product as it relates to branding.
    • Enhances Brand Worth.
    • Track Brand Health.
    • Track Customer Satisfaction Index.

    Qualification and Experience

    • A degree in Marketing, Management or any relevant discipline with a good Master's degree particularly an MBA from reputable University;
    • Minimum of 7-10 years’ cognate experience with at least 5 years at Senior Management level in the print media, agencies or experience in consulting,
    • Membership of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).
    • Experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong research and analytical skills
    • In-depth understanding ‘of the company’s current products and future concepts
    • Willingness to listen and act proactively
    • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
    • Budget-management skills and proficiency
    • Professional judgment and discretion that comes from years of experience in the field
    • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
    • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, production, etc.
    • Able to manage different projects at the same time
    • Energetic and passionate about product specialty
    • Able to create sales markets through a wide variety of channels, specifically business to consumer

    Remuneration
    The Salary attached to the job is competitive and within the industry range.

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    Head, Conferences and Event

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Organize conferences and events in relationships with other organizations
    • Manage and control events and budgets
    • Develop event strategies to reflect sales and marketing goals

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as strong analytical ability
    • Ability to lead others and develop strong teams and relations across the organization (Sales, Marketing, Functional Partners) to achieve event plan objectives
    • Ability to effectively translate company objectives into creative event platforms
    • Ability to manage staff and external vendors in order to maximize productivity of department
    • Excellent knowledge of conference/event environment
    • Ability to deal with confidential tasks with total discretion
    • Flexible, ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
    • Develop the conferences and events into a profitable Strategic Business Unit.

    Qualification and Experience

    • A degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Finance, Business Management or any relevant discipline with a good Master’s degree particularly an MBA from reputable University;
    • Minimum of 7-.10 years’ cognate experience with at least 5 years at Senior Management level in the print media, agencies or experience in, consulting.
    • Proven working experience in Conferences and Events Management
    • Experience in identifying target audience and devising strategies that engage, inform and motivate readers to improve brand and market visibility

    Remuneration
    The Salary attached to the job is competitive and within the industry range.

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    Property Advert Executive

     

    Qualification and Experience

    • A Degree or HND holder in Business Administration or related Social Sciences discipline. A Master’s degree or an MBA will be an added advantage;
    • Minimum of two (2) years experience in related duties with any media organization.
    • Membership of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision
    • Good understanding and knowledge of the terrain
    • Computer literate on Microsoft Office Suite
    • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment

    Remuneration
    The Salary attached to the job is competitive and within the industry range.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Curriculum Vitae/Resume by email only indicating the position applied for as the subject to: gmrecruitment@dailytrust.com

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