Etisalat Nigeria: Manager, High Value Sponsorship & Events

Posted on :

5 Nov, 2014

Category :

Telecom Jobs in Nigeria

Etisalat’s vision is a world where people’s reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

Etisalat Nigeria is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Manager, High Value Sponsorship & Events

Location: Lagos, NG

Job Summary

Oversee all EMTS’s High value sponsorship, events and coordinate approved merchandising activities as required.

Principal Functions

  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to events management and sponsorship activities.
  • Support the identification and evaluation of appropriate sponsorship targets for Etisalat Nigeria
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the Head, Events & Sponsorship to define and develop a sponsorship and events strategy for Etisalat high value customers.
  • Work closely with the Head, Events & Sponsorship to develop the annual schedule for Etisalat’s participation in local and international events including events for high value and corporate customers.
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate opportunities for Etisalat’s participation in events/ sponsorship initiatives/exhibitions targeted at high value customers aimed at:
  • Enhancing its brand visibility; and
  • Promoting existing products and services.
  • Build business cases for sponsorship and events for high value customers, highlighting estimates of potential return on investment and proffer recommendations to the Head, Events and sponsorships.
  • Oversee the distribution of appropriate promotional/gift items to high value customers for goodwill and enhancement of Etisalat’s corporate image.
  • Provide input into high value sponsorship, events and exhibitions related publications via all channels including the Etisalat corporate portal/website, newspapers, magazines etc.
  • Liaise with the Legal division in ensuring proper negotiation and compliance to all relevant contractual agreements.
  • Manage inter-functional relations between the unit and various departmental functions to ensure synergy.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Monitor and control the budgetary needs of the High Value sponsorship unit.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Head, Events and Sponsorships
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate sponsorship targets and proffer recommendations to the Head, Events & Sponsorship. Create new business relations and secure sponsorship investments for Etisalat Nigeria
  • Ensure creation of adequate advertising opportunities within identified sponsorship targets, in order to enhance Etisalat Nigeria’s brand promotion, recognition and popularity
  • Review and evaluate all sponsorship requests and proffer recommendations to the Head, Events & Sponsorship
  • Implement the Sponsorship team’s work programmes and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head, Events & Sponsorship

Educational Requirements

  • First degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Administration or any relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • An MBA or relevant post graduate/ professional qualification is an added advantage.

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Six (6) to eight (8) years work experience with at least three (3) years at supervisory level.
  • Previous experience in events and sponsorship management in a corporate environment
  • Industry knowledge
  • Events and Sponsorship management
  • Project Management
  • Communication
  • Presentation/Facilitation
  • Flexibility
  • Innovation
  • Results Orientation
  • People Management
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Customer Focus
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work

Application Closing Date
Not Stated

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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