Stresert Services Limited – Our client is a multinational company based in Lagos. They require the services of suitable, qualified candidate for immediate employment below:
Event and Sponsorship Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
Experience: 6 – 7 years
The Event and Sponsorship Manager supports the brand building and reputational credit of the company in the area of events management and sponsorship.
He/She is responsible to manage every aspect of event delivery, ensuring best practices and extremely high quality standards for the success of the company.
He/she will work closely with other colleagues from multiple departments/functions to ensure cross-organisational coherence and quality of events delivery in addition to working with and supporting a range of departments and operations on events management and sponsorships as may be required.
The role holder will manage agencies and suppliers contracted to provide services in this area.
He/she is responsible for the production of events from conception to completion.
Develop and implement an Events and Sponsorship strategy for the company that maintains and enhances the reputational value of the Corporate Brand.
Research the industry to identify sponsorship opportunities for the company that will give positive visibility to the Corporate brand as well as position the Company and its top executives as Thought Leaders and sought after speakers at prestigious events.
Create and organize relevant company-wide events, initiatives and activities that are aligned to the company’s strategic objectives.
Fully exploit the sponsorship rights and benefits in marketing communication with key partners and stakeholders.
Drive the delivery of events and activities throughout the year, assisting with event logistics and ensuring the steady availability of branding materials, literature, internal and external communications materials, merchandise and promotional as well as gift items.
Implement metrics, measure, evaluate and document of all sponsored activities for sponsorship effectiveness to ensure maximum Return On Investment.
Coordinate our collaboration with sponsorship and events agencies, partners, vendors and direct marketing agencies to plan, organize, execute, monitor and evaluate the impact of direct marketing on the company’s events.
Communication of ongoing sponsorship and events programmes to key stakeholders. This includes managing a calendar for the intranet, updating the event’s software (Sharepoint) and communications to staff on key benefits of partnerships.
Support the Corporate Brand &Sustainability Mgr in ensuring senior management and key stakeholders are positioned for visibility with national and global decision makers at high level sponsored activities and events.
Liaising with internal clients to ascertain their precise event requirements.
Producing detailed proposals for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and ensuring budgets are adhered to).
Securing and booking suitable venues or locations and ensuring insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are adhered to, coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire and organising facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media.
Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event and clearing the venue efficiently.
Post-event evaluation (including analysis and producing reports for event stakeholders).
This list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to perform duties outside of this as operationally required.
Minimum requirement: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications or related fields
Advanced degree is an added advantage
Minimum of 6 – 7 years relevant industry experience. The role holder must have project management skills and strong organizational capability.
He/she must demonstrate experience of vendor management.
Technical / Functional Skills:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proven ability in successful event planning and implementation
Excellent organizational skills
Strong computer Skills especially Excel
Effectively manage cross-functional teams
Experience with vendor management
Ability to develop and manage a strong and stable network with external agencies
Ability to think creatively and strategically
Ability to prioritize with excellent time management skills
Salary range is N6, 000, 000.00/annum
Method of Application
Applicants should send updated CV’s to: firstname.lastname@example.org using ‘ESM-17’ as subject of the mail.
Wrongly titled applications will not be considered.
Applicants that do not have the required profile need not apply.
Deadline: 3rd July, 2017