MEDIA RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

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November 09, 2017
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Mactay Consulting is recruiting for fulltime MEDIA RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER.

Job Details

Responsible for developing and implementing media relations programme, including strategy, planning and implementation.

The ideal candidate will have a deep-rooted understanding of the Nigeria decision making process, sound project and time management skills and be capable of engaging with different stakeholder groups.

The position will require strong organizational skills, political insight and the ability to work with experts to ensure messaging can be understood by journalists and their readers within the Nigeria policy sphere and culture.  

The Media Relations & Communication Manager will coordinate and work closely with colleagues in Business Groups and Business Units and will support them as needed.

The Media Relations & Communication Manager will be based in Lagos and will report to the Director of Nigeria Public Relations.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of Client's Nigeria media relations programme, including strategy, planning and implementation.
  • Ensure press activities align with overall communication efforts.
  • Work with experts to ensure messaging can be understood by journalists and their readers within the Nigeria policy sphere.
  • Conceive, create and deliver at a high level of quality on all assigned communications outputs, including press releases, op-eds, fact sheets and briefing notes.
  • Effectively orchestrate face-to-face press activity such interviews and press conferences and briefings
  • Write, edit and publish content for news section of website

 

 

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

5 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Mass CommunicationPublic Relations

Desired Skills:

CommunicationWritingSocial Mediasocial networking

Other Requirements:

  • 5 years experience in well-known international companies as a public relations or media affairs manager or consultant, responsible for operations and media affairs of the company with the aim of providing high-level strategies and recommendations;
  • University degree (communications, journalism) with a deep interest in the ICT industry;
  • Passionate about media relations with a strong news instinct, especially in the context of SA policy;
  • A track record of transforming technical topics into easier-to-read stories;
  • Excellent level of English (both spoken and written);
  • Working knowledge of web content management systems and related Internet tools would be an asset;
  • Keen interest in social media;
  • Able to thrive in organizational complexity;
  • A team-player who can work independently, always seeking the best ways to communicate  positions;

 

 

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About Mactay Consulting

  • Type: Private
  • Headquarters: MacTay House, 5, Prince Adelowo Adedeji Street, Off Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos

MacTay Consulting has been in existence for over 28 years in Nigeria. We are a member of TACK and TMI, international consulting companies operating in over 60 countries and with a combined experience ...Know More about Mactay Consulting

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