Officer, Public Relations (Events & Sponsorship) at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognizable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Officer, Public Relations (Events & Sponsorship)Location: LagosJob Description     To initiate events that create enthusiasm about MTN and provide an avenue for communicating and reinforcing our corporate brand valuesTo Identify cogent sponsorship opportunitiesReview resource needs for the department, propose budget to top management and monitor approved budget, estimating budget for upcoming events and venue proposals.Participate in planning corporate services events and in the execution of corporate services programs and projects as may be directed, ensuring associated goals and targets are met in responsible manner.Assist, as directed, in undertaking research, analysis and production/generation of reports to enable management make informed decisions in relation to the operations of the Corporate Communications Department.Actively build networks with key industry players and relevant government functionaries to create a positive identification with MTNN’s brand.As directed, participate in the organisation and facilitation of all activities in relation to corporate gifts and awards, coordinating quarterly corporate gifts exhibitions.Identify cogent sponsorship opportunities and analyse the benefits for MTNN, following through on sponsorships provided by the company.Liaise with embassies/ agencies (including MTN Group) partnering with MTNN on events (e.g RSA freedom day celebrations), developing relationship with MTNN’s Local Special Publics (LSPs) such as the academia, scientists etc.Create an environment that optimally promotes understanding, goodwill and support for MTNN operations and the entire telecom industry by all stakeholders.Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.Job ConditionNormal MTNN working conditionsMay be required to work extended hoursOpen plan office

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