Job For Communications Personnel at IITA GoSeed Limited

IITA GoSeed Limited, a seed company located in Ibadan, Oyo State is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Communications Personnel
Location:
 Ibadan, Oyo

Job Description

  • We seek to engage a Communications Personnel. The personnel will work from the company’s headquarters in Ibadan.

Primary Purpose

  • The candidate will be responsible for developing an integrated communications strategy for the company, integrating PR and Online Marketing functions to increase brand awareness and recognition for the organization.
  • This position involves the engagement of media, presentations, blogging, industry-specific conferences, social media, sales and marketing activities.
  • The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual, an excellent communicator and strategist with brilliant presentation and organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Profile and facilitate participation at relevant events to promote brand awareness and customer engagement.
  • Conduct online advocacy.
  • Liaise with relevant communications units and agencies for features, participation in events and other promotional activities.
  • Monitor and report trends and innovations in the agriculture and seed landscape.
  • Monitor and report emerging trends and best practices in social media tools, applications, channels, designs and strategies.
  • Analyse, review and report the effectiveness of social media activities and develop strategies for improvement.
  • Carry out other responsibilities assigned by the management.
  • Design, publish and manage promotion and campaign materials including news, articles and presentations on the company’s activities.
  • Develop and expand an online community for the company.
  • Design internal and external communications materials (images, video and text) including website content, social media graphics, newsletters, brochures, books, etc.
  • Take full responsibility for the company website, managing hits and requests on the site and related apps and responding appropriately to concerns and/or directing such to relevant quarters.
  • Drive efforts to build the company brand for internal and external communications.
  • Design templates for reports and presentations.

Minimum Required Skills & Experience

  • Positive attitude, good team player, with good multitasking and organizational ability.
  • Highly flexible and able to set priorities.
  • Fluent in oral and written English Language.
  • Extensive list of media contacts is an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, Conversion Rate Optimization and Search Engine Optimization is a strong advantage.
  • Previous experience as a communications personnel, digital marketer or PR expert for a similar organization is an added advantage.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Digital Marketing, Business Administration, New Media/Public Relations or related fields.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills.
  • Excellent research, editing and proof-reading (photo/video/text) skills.
  • Experience in stakeholder/community engagement.
  • Proficiency in the use of latest communications tools and technologies. Proven social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge.
  • Strong graphic design skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of online marketing channels.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to: rahmat@iitagoseed.com and damilolaakinsiku@iitagoseed.com with ‘Communications Personnel 2019’ as the subject of the email.

Note: We are only able to contact candidates who meet the minimum requirements