Marketing & Brand Communication Manager at Baobab Microfinance Bank

Baobab is an investment company whose mission is to create a group of leading microfinance banks and finance companies that will provide financial services and savings products to entrepreneurs who lack access to the traditional financial sector. Baobab was created in July 2005 by PlaNet Finance, and other investors including International Finance Corporation, AXA Belgium, and Societe Generale, with the European Investment Bank, the French Development Agency and Developing World Markets joining later.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Marketing & Brand Communication Manager

Location: Lagos

Main Responsibilities

  • The Marketing & Brand Communication Manager is responsible for adapting Baobab brand strategy for the target market and is also responsible for building that awareness by developing and executing on marketing strategies to meet consumer needs and maximize profits.

Main Duties of the Position

  • Development of branding strategies, including the setting of style guides, brand guidelines, brand vision and value proposition for short as well as long term to a line with group branding standards.
  • Planning and execution of all communications and media actions on all channels, including online and social media.
  • Assisting with product development, pricing and new product launches as well as developing new business opportunities
  • Creating and managing promotional collateral to establish and maintain product branding
  • Managing the budget for advertising and promotional items
  • Competitor and customer insights analysis
  • Analysis of sales forecasts and relevant financials and reporting on product sales
  • Evaluating and optimizing marketing and pricing strategies.
  • Analyzing market trends and preparing forecasts.
  • Generating new business leads.
  • Increasing brand awareness and market share.
  • Coordinating marketing strategies with the sales, financial, public relations, and production departments.
  • Developing and managing the marketing department’s budget.
  • Overseeing branding, advertising, and promotional campaigns.
  • Managing the marketing department’s staff.
  • Preparing and presenting quarterly and annual reports to senior management.
  • Promoting our brand at trade shows and major industry-related events.
  • Keeping informed of marketing strategies and trends.

Objectives – Performance Indicators:

  • Effective communication of all Branding activities to the bank.
  • Analyzing market trends and preparing forecasts
  • Planning and execution of all communications and media actions on all channels, including online and social media.
  • Market storm.

Required Educational / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or a related field, marketing strategy
  • With at least 4 – 5 years of experience in a related role.

Required Behavioral Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to Build Client Relationships,
  • Excellent innovative skills
  • Good Writing and Public Speaking Skill,
  • Leadership and People Management Skill,
  • Detail-Orientated
  • Organisation and Multi-Tasking Skill.

Application Closing Date

12th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and Resume to: [email protected] and cc [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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