Head, Marketing and Public Relations @ an Electricity Distribution Company - DCSL Corporate Services Limited





Corporate Services Limited - Our client, an Electricity Distribution Company, is recruiting
suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Marketing and Public Relation

Location: Rivers

Key Responsibilities
Strategic:








  • Lead the execution of tasks associated with the achievement of the business goals
  • Strong focus on the economics and profitability of production or the services rendered
  • Employ and deploy projects within budget and deadlines
  • Ensures all Tasks related to Specializations and Functions are duly, regularly and comprehensively completed
  • Recommend for effective Project Management suitable standards and policies that will help to improve areas of expertise and the organization’s operations at large
  • Ensures compliance with all laid down policies of the company identifying where amendments and provisions are needed for enhancements

Operational:

  • Establish a presence of the reputation of the company in the mind of the Public, entrenching the values of the company through Public for a using adequate media platforms to execute this
  • To achieve these Public Relations activities, ensure the following are done:
  • Liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations, often via telephone and email


  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Collating and analysing media coverage and writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports
  • Preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes
  • Organising events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours;
  • Maintaining and updating information on the organisation's website
  • Contributes to marketing effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives
  • Provides short and long term market forecasts and reports by directing market research collection, analysis, and interpretation of market data
  • Influences present and future products by determining and evaluating current and future market trends
  • Completes marketing department operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results
  • Maintains marketing staff job results by counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Develops marketing staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities


  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Identify main client groups and audiences and determine the best way to communicate publicity information to them
  • Develops new uses for existing products by analysing statistics regarding market development; acquiring and analysing data; consulting with internal and external sources
  • Maintains research database by identifying and assembling marketing information, answering questions and requests
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Obtains market share by developing marketing plans and programs for each product; directing promotional support
  • Maintains relations with customers by organizing and developing specific customer relations programs; determining company presence at conventions, annual meetings, trade associations, and seminars
  • Formulate policies and procedures related to public information programs, working with public relations executives
  • Respond to requests for information about company activities or status
  • Observe and report on social, economic and political trends that might affect the organization
  • Identify main client groups and audiences and determine the best way to communicate publicity information to them
  • Formulate policies and procedures related to public information programs, working with public relations executives
  • Respond to requests for information about company activities or status
  • Observe and report on social, economic and political trends that might affect the organization
  • Contributes to marketing effectiveness by identifying short-term and long range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives


  • Obtains market share by developing marketing plans and programs for each product; directing promotional support
  • Maintains relations with customers by organizing and developing specific customer relations programs; determining company presence at conventions, annual meetings, trade associations, and seminars
  • Provides short-and long-term market forecasts and reports by directing market research collection, analysis, and interpretation of market data
  • Influences present and future products by determining and evaluating current and future market trends
  • Develops new uses for existing products by analysing statistics regarding market development; acquiring and analysing data; consulting with internal and external sources
  • Maintains research database by identifying and assembling marketing information, answering questions and requests
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Completes marketing department operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results
  • Maintains marketing staff job results by counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Develops marketing staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed



Reporting and Analysis:

  • Develop and Review commercial reports and present to the Management Team and Managing Director and when requested by the Board the following reports but not limited to:
  • Growth Against Market/Industry
  • Industry Operating Percentile
  • Review and monitor business operating reports, ensuring effectiveness as to analyse the following:
  • Client
  • Type Tenders Trend
  • Risk Survey Report
  • Skills, Competencies and Requirements
  • General Requirements:
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong business acumen
  • Highly articulate, confident and persuasive team-builder
  • Strong customer focus, Experience in recognition of customer needs and how to deliver an effective customer experience
  • Attention to detail, planning, organization, and daily delivery 




Functional Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management
  • Knowledgeable in contractual matters and formulating correspondence
  • Knowledge of construction and contract law
  • Able to publicise the reputation and strength of the company to the publicity advantage of the company ensuring it impacts positively in the company’s revenue
  • Understand the provisions of the standard forms of contract and sub contract commonly used in the Engineering industry
  • The ability to apply understanding of the company & industry to improve effectiveness & profitability

Qualification and Experience

  • B.Sc/HND in Public, Marketing and/or Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of Public Relations experience with large project experience in Construction, Oil and Power Industries
  • Must have reputable professional certification in related function and industry




Application Closing Date
9th August, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and Curriculum Vitae/Resumes to: [email protected]

                                                         


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