Microsoft Nigeria is recruiting for a PR Manager. The PR Lead is responsible for the operational, executional and tactical implementation of the PR plan for Microsoft Anglophone West Africa.
The person will support the marketing organization by executing on regional public relations, internal communications, messaging, newsletters, case studies and video projects. They would manage the day-to-day relationships with PR agency partners and interface with internal Microsoft teams in Nigeria and WECA.
Is the central person in the Nigeria office responsible for ensuring that Microsoft is perceived positively across all major stakeholders & constituencies.
Works across the company to help generate positive press coverage around news, events, activities, issues, developments & personalities
Leads press engagement strategy for the region, based on the Central WECA strategy, and develops & maintains personal relationships with key media influencers
Is responsible for understanding the top story strategy and meeting the monthly & quarterly targets
Manages relationship with and output of PR agency (based in Lagos)
Manages PR & Communications & other marketing budgets accurately and efficiently
Is counsel and support point for regional executives in terms of external communications
Is responsible for all Nigeria Web site content
Works with segments to develop commercial / public sector case studies
Works with the UPG team to drive citizenship case studies
Fills and manages the pipeline for citizenship evidence
Reports to BMO Lead
5 years in the marketing communications industry (agency or in-house)
Impeccable skills across PR and the rest of the marketing communications mix
Excellent writing, proofing & editing skills
ICT industry knowledge a plus
Good presentation skills
Solid finance/budget management foundation
Familiarity and ease interfacing at all levels of a multinational corporation
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