Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Vacancy for Events & Sponsorship Team Lead

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Lead, Events & Sponsorship

Location: Lagos
Division: Shared Services Division
Department: Corporate Communications Department
Report to: Head, Corporate Communications
Grade: Assistant Manager – Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, February 3, 2020

Job Summary

  • The Exchange is seeking a candidate who will be responsible for Events Management and Sponsorship.
  • As Team Lead, the candidate will oversee the event and sponsorship unit by managing the set up and day-to-day execution of Brand plans, Conferences, Seminars, Exhibitions, Annual General Meetings and other Stakeholder Engagement activities and implementing corrective/adjustment actions to optimize effectiveness of the company’s Brand Management efforts.
  • Nurture an effective working relationship with Business Units and key Stakeholders/Publics.
  • Manage the NSE event center and drive rental to contribute to company’s bottom-line.
  • Media Relations and News Management.

 

Qualifications And Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Business or Marketing, or other related disciplines
  • Minimum 6 years relevant experience
  • Previous experience in events management, experimental marketing, brand management and sponsorship
  • Experience in engaging stakeholders at respective levels; interfacing and liaising with top and senior management, employees and other key stakeholders
  • Copy writing skills is an added Advantage.

Functional Competencies:

  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Office Packages
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible, adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Problem Solving
  • Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and projects concurrently
  • Open-minded with the ability to follow instructions and deliver quality results
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in handling sensitive information
  • Committed to high standards and continuous improvement

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Events Management
  • Concept Development
  • Strong strategic mindset to develop innovative event ideas that can be leveraged to push brand and business objectives
  • Strong writing and presentation skills to pitch event concepts to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to spot improvement areas for existing events
  • Ideation for leveraging sponsored events and events marketing for internal and external stakeholders
  • Event Planning
  • Prepares annual event calendar
  • Develop a robust and effective execution roadmap for event requirements that assures a successful event hosting for internal and external publics
  • Implement with other teams within the Exchange and source, interface and collate competitive quotes from suppliers on event’s Below-The-Line production requirements:
    • Invites
    • Event specific interior branding and experiential elements
    • Event specific banners, backdrop posters leaflets and handbills
    • Event specific corporate giveaways
    • Source , interface and collate supplier’s competitive quotes for auxiliary services:
    • Artistes, Compere, Hostesses, et al
    • Catering services
    • Sound, Photography and Videography
    • Presentation Equipment
    • Stage, Set and Lightings
  • Collaborate with the Procurement team to negotiate agreements with service providers to ensure lowest cost and highest quality of service
  • Coordinating relevant resources required for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media
  • Identifying and securing speakers or special guests for internal and external events
  • Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event setup and clearing the venue efficiently
  • Coordinate safekeeping of event collaterals
  • Maintain and update data base of guests that can be invited for NSE events
  • Good understanding of technical equipment relating to events production
  • Strong connection and influence with service providers
  • Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality Assurance for events
  • Ensuring that all required permits, safety procedures, manpower requirements, health obligations, announcements etc are adhered to at events
  • Publicity
  • Assist with drafting of press release and other event collaterals
  • Support the digital marketing team to amplify events online
  • Possess, cultivate, and sustain relationships with media and online influencers to assist with publicity of events
  • Evaluation/Monitoring
  • Generate of event reports to relevant stakeholders Provide attendees list to internal stakeholders for further business development or marketing of NSE services
  • Assess service providers against KPIs
  • Sponsorship
  • Assist in fund raising for events
  • Manage all sponsored events
  • Identified pool of sponsors, donors that can be partnered to meet event requirements funding
  • Review requests for partnership, sponsorship and advice Head of Department

Deadline: 23rd December, 2019.

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