Media Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

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Industry
Consulting
Specialization
Media Production
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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Job Description

Summary:
The ideal candidate should possess relevant experience and knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of both the traditional and new media platforms to ensure maximum mileage for the organisation’s message & work - developing awareness, generating traffic and cultivating engagement.
He/She MUST be a highly motivated individual with experience and a passion for content strategy, blogging, micro-blogging and community engagement.

Responsibilities
Are you the one we are looking for? Then you should know that you would be responsible for the following:

Digital Media Management

  • Manage the organisation’s presence on social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Whatsapp and other similar community sites, posting on relevant blogs, and seeding content into social applications as needed.
  • You will serve as day-to-day liaison between the organization and its online communities; Locate and engage advocates/ influencers within the community (Facebook, Twitter,YouTube, Instagram, Whatsapp etc.) to foster dialogue.
  • Managing an active new media volunteer network  to spread the word about the
  • organization and drive its content is an aspect of your job and you will  also ensure that trends regarding issues of interest to the Organisation are monitored
  • Provide a weekly summary of analytics of our social media platforms and regularly share insights and analytics gained from social media monitoring with the team.
  •  Provide a monthly report on the organisation’s media presence, trends, opportunities and challenges.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that the Organisation’s website is current and accurate.
  •  Explore & experiment with alternative channels to disseminate Organisation’s message and showcase its work.
  •  Adapt the organisation’s media strategy in a timely fashion to ensure relevance.

Content Curation

  •         Communicate briefs to external suppliers (3rd parties,) and validate every content and material used by Organisation.
  •       Draft media materials, including releases, statements, quotes and briefing documents ensuring accuracy, appropriate sign off and placement.
  •       Ensure key messages are accurately and consistently expressed in relevant media.

Relationship Management

  •   Manage the organisation’s relationships with traditional media partners (– newspapers, radio & tv) and online media partners (– Ynaija, Premium Times, Bella Naija etc.)
  •    Build strategic relationships with local, regional and international media outlets.
  •    Manage the organisation’s relationships with media vendors – videographers, script writers, producers, printers etc
  •    Implement media activity across projects and events to meet set objectives.
  •    Inspire and empower colleagues to use online tools and engage actively online.

Desired Competencies & Experience

  • To be selected for this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following competencies
  • Possession of a degree in a relevant field
  • 3- 5 years previous work experience in a similar role
  • Have a high comfort level with social media platforms such as: Facebook, Twitter, 2go, Instagram, Youtube, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal), organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under direction and to exercise personal responsibility and autonomy to meet objectives.
  • Good research skills; excellent computer skills and time management skills.
  • Display a high level of attention to details while being able to work well under pressure

Others

  • Ability to work well with senior management, colleagues and the public.
  • Ability to cultivate new relationships and nourish existing ones.
  • Ability to translate strategic objectives into practical and achievable plans.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian languages with previous NGO experience is desirable but not compulsory
  • Ability to develop well-informed advice and strategies that are sensitive to the needs to various stakeholders and partners.
  • Contacts in traditional & new media gives added advantage.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
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