Marketing & Communications Manager

22 December
2023

Position: Marketing & Communications Manager

Job description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Communications, Nigeria, the Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for the execution of marketing and communications activities including corporate PR, brand PR, advertising, and events.
  • Produces written material (press releases, social content, thought leadership articles). Edits, proofreads, and manages the approval process for marcoms content.
  • Manages relationships with journalists, editors, and social media influencers to ensure positive outcomes.
  • Works with the Design Associate to develop and manage visual assets including video and photography production.
  • Monitors for news coverage, analyses results, and alerts team to breaking news and issues.
  • Manages PR and events agencies.
  • Works closely with Sales, Construction, Urban Planning, City Services, and other departments to ensure marcoms activities are aligned with business objectives.
  • Develops, executes, evaluates, and publicises CSR programs with societal and environmental impact. Provides assessments of outcomes and effectiveness.
  • Acts as the focal point for Alaro City’s CSR initiatives with the community, partners, employees, and other key stakeholders.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (typically 10+ years) in marketing and communications roles, preferably in a managerial or leadership position.
  • Experience in the real estate industry would be advantageous.
  • Exceptional writing skills with a portfolio demonstrating the ability to create compelling press releases, social media content, and thought leadership articles.
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing relationships with journalists, editors, and social media influencers.
  • Familiarity with visual content creation, including video and photography production.
  • Collaboration skills to work effectively with the Design Associate in developing and managing visual assets.
  • Proficient in monitoring news coverage, analyzing results, and providing timely alerts to the team about breaking news and relevant issues.
  • Experience in managing PR and events agencies, ensuring effective collaboration and delivery of results.
  • Ability to collaborate with various departments to align marketing and communications activities with overall business objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to act as the focal point for CSR initiatives, engaging with the community, partners, employees, and other key stakeholders.
  • Project management skills to ensure the timely and successful execution of marketing and communications activities.
  • Innovative thinking to bring fresh ideas to marketing and communications strategies.

How to apply

If qualified and interested, please send your CV and cover letter to by 31 December 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.