Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Erisco Foods Limited

Food Production
Public Relations and Communications
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description


Job Code: EFL/PRO/LG

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning, developing and implementing PR strategies
  • Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports;
  • Preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, hand outs, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, Photographs, films and multimedia programmes;
  • Organising events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours;
  • Managing, updating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation.
  • Develop media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and on-line media
  • Coordinate all public relations activities
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
  • Create content for press releases, by-line articles and keynote presentations
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis.
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be flexible, as you may be expected to network and socialise with customers, the media and colleagues to build and maintain relationships

Educational Qualifications & Experience Required

  • A degree or an HND in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline. A master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Proven working experience in public relations required
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and national level
  • Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets
  • Experience in acting as a company spokesperson; comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Event planning experience.
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