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Manager, External Communications-IHS Towers HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-27 05:30   Media / Advertising / Branding Jobs   Lagos   15 views
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Qualifications

Generate, implement and manage creative communication strategies for external audiences such as customers, host communities, government, civil society, media, competitors, and the general public.
Work cooperatively with various company departments to determine external communication needs and design corresponding plans.
Create dynamic content for projects that include adverts, direct mail, case studies, scripts, fact sheets, company profile etc.
Develop and manage relationships with relevant media outlets and respond to news media inquiries.
Write and distribute press releases, articles, interviews, etc.
Utilize media intelligence tools and systems to measure advertising/publicity effectiveness. Also, communicate media sentiment reports to management as at when due.
Create and manage content for the company website and other online media outlets.
Ensure company-wide adherence to external communication guidelines.
Assist in crisis communication planning and execution.
Provide quality control of writing, editing, and proofreading of external communications.
Maintain a database of external communications activities and events amongst others.
Identify, effectively coordinate, report, and publicize Thought Leadership programs, sponsorships, partnerships and external events to positively project the Company’s brand.
Provide daily updates of relevant press mentions to management and critical internal stakeholders.
Manage freelance writers and agency partners as appropriate.
Other duties as assigned by Associate Director, Corporate Communications

Company Description
For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa - the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms ser... read morevice sector driven by the growth of middle class business and consumer demand for mobile and data.
We are the partner of choice for Africa’s and the world’s leading network operators because they demand the widest reach and highest reliability for their customers, and the highest standards of governance and operational excellence for themselves.
Our long-term contracts and strong sustainable cash flows mean IHS is a unique, low risk entry point for investment in Africa. Over the last four years, IHS has brought over US$5 billion of investment to the continent.
Our belief is that the future economic and social development of Africa will be exponentially accelerated by mobile connectivity, and our team of over 1,000 engineers in five countries is focused on making this happen.
We are committed to developing our people and the communities we serve, and to help people and businesses across the region build a powerful, prosperous future - by Africa and for Africa.
IHS is Africa’s leading mobile infrastructure company. Founded in 2001 by an experienced team of engineers and business people, IHS serves clients responsibly in the building and managing of effective telecommunications infrastructure and by employing the highest quality people, services and equipment.