Communication Executive at Welcome2Africa International

Welcome2Africa International is a private sector development company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.Founded in 2012 with the vision to redefine the image of Africa, Welcome2Africa specialises in catalysing investment interest in the continent, with a current focus on agribusiness. The private sector has long been acknowledged as the engine of economic growth. Yet, the sector is largely under-developed or informal in many African countries.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Communication ExecutiveLocation: LagosOverall Job PurposeWelcome2Africa International has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth.At Welcome2Africa we develop a range of initiatives within Africa and outside Africa. The overall objective of this position is to be the knowledge hub of the business - essentially you are the eyes, ears and mouth of the business.You will be the source of any insight and knowledge of the business. You will source relevant data and use this to create reports and thought leadership articles to be used to enhance the image of the brand. Whilst also create communication materials for that promote our inactives.You will have a full understanding of Welcome2Africa’s goals, objectives and what we stand for. You will play a pivotal role in cementing W2A as the knowledge hub for Agribusiness in Africa.The network of Welcome2Africa is extremely important, it is vital that this network is constantly growing. Therefore, the value of our Communications Executives cannot be taken lightly. It is the responsibility of the Communications Executives not just create content, but also identify unique ways of increasing our network.This person will be an integral part of our upcoming project, The 4th Edition Of Agrique Africa Investment Summit (AAIS2017) taking place from 24th - 25th October at Framkfurt, Germany  .Key ResponsibilitiesPlan and direct the organization's overall communication strategy.Responsible for monitoring generic inboxes, web enquiries and database coordination.Achieve frequent, timely and positive media coverage across all available media.Implement new ideas and methods that will improve external communication.Analyse potential strategic partner relationships.Maintain effective working relationships with third parties as well as colleagues.Demonstrate excellent project management skills with ability to multi-task and set priorities with tight timelines.Work to positively promote the W2A brand, to build brand credibility and trust.Consult with executive management personnel on communication strategies for the organization.Also, you will be required to perform these duties, and any other duties the employer may assign to you, having regard to your skills, training and experience.Developing a resource hub - a place you collate your sources for content and data - i.e other websites, articles, reports etc.Creating a calendar for the next 12 months, identifying 12 key topics of focus that content will be based aroundCreating unique and original monthly reports, articles and analytics relevant for our market and for our own use and circulationIdentify other institutions and individuals that we should be following andIdentifying ways to commercialize our contentEnsuring your own personal profile and everyone in the company is up to standard.Assist in internal communicationsAssist CEO in her communication activities 

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