Public Relations Lead at 9Mobile

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

Public Relations Lead

Job Summary

  • Implement external communication policies and procedures in alignment with EMTS’s overall corporate policies.
  • Coordinate initiatives and events that provide an avenue for communicating and projecting EMTS’s corporate image and brand values to the public

Principal Functions
Tactical:

  • Keeping abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the activities of the public relations unit.
  • Assist in continuously reviewing the unit’s activities, make recommendations for improvement and improvement and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team
  • Assist in identifying required resources, personnel and funding to achieve the unit’s strategy
  • Develop positive relationships with both local and international media organisations, public relations agencies and other key external stakeholders

Operational:

  • Review EMTS’s public relations plan for completeness and compliance to agreed standards.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of approved media plans and programmes.
  • Manage all aspects of EMTS’s nationwide public relations activities including media publications, interviews, queries, press conferences and corporate responsibility programs.
  • Ensure that speaking engagements and invitations to major events that would project the EMTS brand are sought and obtained for the CEO and other executive management personnel.
  • Ensure adequate media coverage for EMTS’s corporate events and sponsorship’s activities in liaison with the Events and Sponsorship function.
  • Prepare draft articles, conference papers, speeches for publications, press briefings and other related external communications.
  • Oversee processes involved in the production of educative and enlightening company publications and ensure compliance to the organisation’s corporate values.
  • Assist in development of effective media/public relations and crisis management policies and procedures and proffer suggestions to the Head, Corporate Communication.
  • Manage and project corporate image and identity of EMTS.
  • Participate in the selection of public relations agencies
  • Oversees the selection of the extent of public understanding and acceptance of EMTS’s services and suggest innovative awareness initiatives.
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis of all public relations events/campaigns.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation and record of all external communications
  • Monitor competitive activity in relations to media/public relations.
  • Implement the unit’s work programs and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines.
  • Plan and manage the human and material resources of the unit to optimize performance, morale and enhance productivity.
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions and the public relations team.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Monitor and control budgetary needs of the unit.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention for the attention of the Head, Corporate Communications.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head, Corporate Communications.

Educational Requirements

  • First degree or its equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Postgraduate/professional qualification in a related field is an added advantage.

Experience,Skills & Competencies:

  • Five (5) to nine (9) years of work experience, with at least three (3) years in supervisory role

How to apply:

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

To apply for this job please visit careers.9mobile.com.ng .

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