Friday, 16 September 2016

Head of Marketing and Communications at Capricorn Digital Limited

Capricorn Digital Limited is a digital solutions and distribution company that supports the growth of agents, merchants, entrepreneurs and/or small and medium sized businesses through the efficient and effective distribution of digital products and services utilising its extensive distribution network across Nigeria.

Job Title: Head of Marketing and Communications

Job Description

  • The Head, Marketing and communication will oversee the creation and implementation of all company related Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Relations Objectives.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement Marketing, CSR ad Corporate Relations Plans and Strategies
  • Provide leadership around innovative and creative digital Marketing and CSR techniques that reach and impact mass market consumers
  •  Provide service leadership related to Marketing and Communications of business activities
  • Ensure that high-quality services are delivered effectively, efficiently and consistently, whether it is direct or indirect communications.
  • Ensure that the business marketing communications promote the right message to maintain a good brand image.
  • Act as the lead officer in all Marketing and Communications activities
  • Assist the company in developing, managing and altering social responsibility policies
  • Using internal communication to reinforce the company’s social responsibility policies
  • Reaching out to the public via PR and marketing to deliver the message of the company’s commitment to social responsibility
  • Working on company branding strategies with the marketing department to Identify, cultivate and solicit philanthropic partnerships with companies committed to facilitate research to develop strategies for mutual benefit
  • Planning, developing and implementing effective corporate relations department procedures
  • Responsible for identifying prospects, developing and proposing strategies for the cultivation of major corporations
  • Determine specific purpose and level of partnership and identify those to be involved in cultivation and subsequent solicitation
  • Maintain an effective program of stewardship of corporate partners
  • Ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the CS department and that all related staff are well trained, developed, regularly performance appraised and motivated to perform their duties on a daily basis.


  • BSc/BA in relevant discipline  (2:2 and above)
  • MBA, Masters or Post Graduate Degree in Mass communication or Economics (International degrees are highly desirable)
Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years in progressively responsible experience in Marketing, CSR and corporate relations leadership roles, preferably in a Telecommunication, FMCG, Utility Payments, Sports Betting, Lottery industry
  • Strong Knowledge of digital Marketing
  • Strong Knowledge of below the line marketing techniques
  • Strategic and creative thinker
  • Proven relationships at a range of media institutions (newspaper, radio, social media etc…)
  • Proven ability of promoting a national marketing strategy supported by a localised State by State strategy
  • Must be accessible and approachable for other employees to see them as an advisor and point of contact, to provide high-quality advice to solve any problems they may have.
  • PC proficiency and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word and Google application is essential.


Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and cover letter to: using the job title as the subject of the email.

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