Head, Corporate Communications and Branding

Deloitte Nigeria - Our client is a development finance institution positioned to empower more micro, small and medium enterprises across Nigeria. The institution is set up as a private sector driven wholesale financial institution aimed at increasing access to finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through eligible financial intermediaries In view of the foregoing, the client seeks to attract, motivate and retain qualified staff.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Head, Corporate Communications and BrandingReference No: DFI012Location: Any City, NigeriaJob SummaryTo ensure development, positive positioning, and consistent management the institution’s professional image and reputation. Communicate key messages to defined target audiences towards the establishment of goodwill and understanding between the industry and its stakeholders.Duties and ResponsibilitiesCoordinates the preparation of speeches, briefing notes, and media articles for the institutionDirects consistent roll-out of information on all corporate-wide employee communication vehiclesStrengthens employee understanding of the institution’s vision, strategy, goals and values by overseeing the development of consistent, effective internal communication programmesLeads the creation, editorial planning, content development, layout and production of internal newsletters and internal portal (intranet)Approves all content published on the institution's website, intranet and notice boardsEnsures the provision of requisite information to the media personnel and the general publicEnsures adequate monitoring and analysis of media coverage of activities of the institution, the financial services industry and the socio-economic environment in general and make recommendations as appropriateEnsures timely and adequate information dissemination to the public through the mediaFacilitates press briefings and interviews for the Executives when necessaryOversees all event planning for the Group including organizing and coordinating sponsorship activitiesEnsures coordination of the institution’s Corporate Social Responsibility activitiesCoordinates the research and development of news releases, articles, editorials, publications and other written communications productsEnsures the evaluation and measurement of the effectiveness of communications programmesCoordinates events management in the institutionAdvises and counsels senior management on  communication issues and opportunitiesOversees the development of comprehensive communications strategies that support the overall strategic direction of the institutionLeads the development of communications risk mitigation plans, including crisis communications preparedness and planning, as well as proactive support for utility operationsEnsures review and approval of communication contents regularlyOversees all Public relations efforts and manage external vendors and consultantsDefine, recommend, implement and maintain adequate above and below the line advertising though the media, outdoor advertising, radio, television, etc.Oversees the development of metrics to evaluate efforts and verify results including social listening and predictive communications metricsReviews reports of evaluation and measurement of the effectiveness of communication programmesEnsures definition and implementation of customer acquisition and retention programmesOversee all research activities for the institution including Customer satisfaction surveys 

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