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Naija Auto Co. Limited Latest Job Opening

Naija Auto Co. Ltd, a leading auto platform in the country. Job Title: Content Writer Location: Nigeria Job Description Content writing: 90% Write articles on automobile related topics Apply SEO techniques to boost exposure and Google ranking Guarantee output are finished, ready-to-publish products by doing document formatting, photo editing and other requirements by Content Manager Comply with writing […]

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Vacancy in a Renowned Law Firm

Our client is renowned law firm in the country.

Legal Secretary

Job Purpose
Enhances effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the law firm to clients and others and also carry out administrative duties assigned from time to time.Job Duties
Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation. Maintains calendar by planning and scheduling conferences and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance date. Communicates and obtain information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to line manager. Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential. Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence. Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs etc. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.Qualification Experience
Must have background in Secretarial Studies (Bsc/HND), Must have a minimum of 2 3 years similar experience as a secretary to qualify for this vacancy.Required skills
Good Communication skills, Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Supply Management, Telephone Skills, Office Experience -General, PC Proficiency, Internal Communications, Dependability, Professionalism, Client Relationships.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: recruitment@stresertservices.com using Legal Secretary as subject of mail.

Only interested and qualified candidates that reside on the Island (Lagos Island, Lekki, and Ajah) will be shortlisted and contacted.

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BlackHouse Media Group Vacancies

Our client, BlackHouse Media Group; one of Nigeria’s leading brand solutions provider, is currently seeking to employ a
Corporate Affairs Executive to manage its corporate communications plans and objectives.
Corporate Affairs Executive
JOB CODE: F31614/J0210314
JOB TYPE: Full time; Permanent.
LOCATION: Lagos; Nigeria
REPORTING TO: Head, Corporate Communications/Strategy.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the execution of internal and external communications to facilitate stakeholder engagement, implementation of corporate communications annual plan and programmes and the management of corporate branding, publications and company sponsored events.
Government Agencies, The Media, Contractors etc.INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS
Senior Management, Finance and Administration, The PR team, etc.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Research communication needs/manage divisional relationships through communications.
• Execute company’s annual communication plans and objectives
• Facilitate the branding of the BHM Group offices while ensuring that the costs are within budget stipulated timelines
• Organize press briefings and ensure that they are well branded and covered.
• Manage group newsletters and website.
• Monitor media coverage
• Prepare speeches, press releases and media presentations for BHMG staff as requested during special functions and occasions
• Advice on suitable CSR initiatives and managing the activities
• Assist in design and production of the corporate newsletter
• Monitor various award programmes and ensure that awards entries are correctly done
• Develop social media strategies, managing content, branding and responses on social media
• Crafting features and opinion pieces to be pitched to the media
• Identifying possible story angles through constant engagement with department heads and briefing the PR agency
• Facilitate good media coverage of the BHMG by developing and maintaining good media relations through lobbying and strategic engagement.
• Guide the PR Agency in developing BHMG documentaries through footage selection, scripts editing and organizing internal reviews
• Ensure the timely roll out of campaigns
• Comply with established corporate communications policies.

• IT savvy with effective communication presentation/writing skills.
• Computer Skills (MS Office)
• Graphics software knowledge skills.
• Interpersonal skills
• Editing skills
• Exceptional communication skills

• Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar function in media or a multi-product establishment
• Experience in a Corporate environment is a mandatory Requirement

• Degree in Public Relations, communications, marketing or other related courses.
• Diploma in Journalism
• Certificate in Graphics and design
• A masters degree in a related discipline is an advantage

Method of Application
Interested candidates should send their CV with a cover letter to recruitment@f316.ng on or before Monday March 31, 2014. Please quote the job code as the title of the mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Vacancies At Hotsports Nigeria Limited

Hotsports Nigeria Limited (official media partner of the NFF) – we are a Sports Marketing company. We are recruiting to fill the following positions:

Manager, Finance & Admin
Preparation of financial reports and statements. Credit Control and cashflow management Ensure that all financial matters are in accordance with legislation and ethical accounting practices and procedures.Requirements
BSc or HND in Accounting or any Social sciences or an MBA. ICAN qualification is an advantage. Minimum of 7 years Accounting experience preferably in advertising industry Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and best practice, computer software for accounting, financial statements and their preparation, payroll reporting and systems.
Marketing Managers
Market the company’s programmes and products to advertisers and media agencies Manage relationships with clients Prepare proposals on new ideas and innovations to clientsRequirements
BSc or HND in Marketing or any Social sciences Minimum of 5 years marketing experience preferably in advertising industry Good Communication skill and knowledge of a wide range of marketing techniques and concepts
Digital Content Developer/Online Editor
Generating and writing of news stories Curating, Aggregating, Editing and Publishing of content Liaising with users and building a vibrant online community Oversees content offering on multiple platforms and new mediaRequirements
Degree in Communications, Journalism, English Language or any other relevant field Minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience Passion for news and digital media with excellent writing & Photoshop editing skills Must have knowledge of local and international sports
Content Administrators/Online Reporters
Generating and writing of news stories Curating, Aggregating, Editing and Publishing of content Liaising with users and building a vibrant online community Oversees content offering on multiple platforms and new mediaRequirements
Degree in Communications, Journalism, English Language or any other relevant field. Minimum of 1 to 3 years of relevant experience Sharp eyes for breaking news and a compelling need to publish it first on multimedia platforms Must have knowledge of local and international sports and good understanding of digital media
Web Administrator/WebmasterResponsibilities General technical support, implementation of designed solutions and management of the website and other web infrastructure Develops, tests, deploys and operates the website, web-applications and infrastructure. Debug issues that arise with the performance of the website. ‘Interface for performance issues with hosting company, other clients, users, advertisers etc.Requirements
Degree in Computer science, Mathematics, Engineering or any other relevant field. Certification in web development & programming will be an added advantage. Minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant experience In-depth knowledge of HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, SEO, Flash, CMS (WordPress) Intermediate knowledge in the use of multimedia and graphic software (PhotoShop, Adobe Premier, etc.).
Corporate DriversRequirements Minimum of 5 years driving experience Valid driver’s license
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CVs to: advertmanager2014@gmail.com
Note: suitable candidates for 3 to 5 positions in additions to their CVs and application letter should submit an article of not more than 400 words on: “The role of social media in growing traffic on a Nigerian website”
Deadline: 25 February, 2014

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True Tales Publications is recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

Title: Website Content Developers

Location: Lagos

Job Description:
We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in web content development, writing and editing for the web.
The website content developer will be responsible developing the voice for all aspects of the organisation’s online presence including our social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc). In addition to writing, editing, and proofreading site content, this person will also work closely with the technical team to maintain site standards with regard to new development.
The website content developer will also be responsible for crafting site promotions, email newsletters, and online outreach campaigns. The successful candidate will work closely with technical, business development, and marketing members of our organisation, so strong communication skills are needed. The ideal candidate will also have experience managing online marketing and outreach campaigns. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.

Create, develop and manage content for organisation’s web presence (requires working with content management software)
Coordinate web projects across departments
Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties
Working with a cross-departmental team, maintain and develop the master content calendar for all web properties
Keep current with emerging web technologies through relevant blogs, listservs, and events
Assure web-based information is archived for future needs and reference
Work cooperatively with key team members, clients and vendors

Required Skills
Exceptional communication and organizational skills
Advanced knowledge of HTML and experience with popular content developing systems
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Basic Adobe Photoshop skills
Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team 3-5 years experience managing content and production for high traffic websites
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or a related field
Passion, Integrity and Energy

Application Closing Date:
20th March, 2014

How to Apply
Email Contact: hr@signaturegroup-nig.com
Interested candidate should send CV to: hr@signaturegroup-nig.com with job title as the subject.

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