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Due to expansion and the need to consolidate, an emerging Integrated Marketing Communications and Brand Consulting Agency with turnover in excess of One Billion Naira desires to fill the following positions:


Skills and Experience
The ideal COO will coordinate Agency operations and report directly to the Group Managing Director. She/he should have a Bachelors degree (MBA would be an added advantage) with a minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience in a well established Advertising Agency or Brand Consultancy firm. With demonstrable skill in Business Development, Leadership and Team building in addition to being Apcon certified; he/she will be responsible for the following:

•    Development of operational capacity to support the rapid growth of the agency
•    Agency management development and mentoring
•    Creation of new operating systems that streamline project flow and accountability across the agency
•    Oversight of agency capital allocation and growth projects, financial processes and performance
•    Creation of innovative employee and staffing programs


Skills and Experience:
We are looking for a candidate who should have successfully led an account management, consulting and/or marketing team in customer-facing capacity with measurable ROI and client satisfaction. In addition to extensive on-line business experience, our preferred should meet most of the following requirements:

•    8 or more years relevant professional experience in a local or international Agency
•    Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field of study
•    Proven relationship building skill at the top end in blue chip businesses/organization
•    Strong leadership experience managing a team of 25+ people; hands-on skill & coaching
•    Track record of developing services and/or account management leadership
•    A strong 360 degree marketing practitioner with a focus on results, continuous improvement and innovation
•    Understands the digital communications and the broader commercial landscapes
•    Knowledge of e-commerce, web technology and online marketing concepts, industry trends will a plus
•    Strong presentation and/or public speaking skills, outstanding written communication skills
•    Positive, self-starter attitude and desire to exceed expectations at every opportunity
•    Registered member of APCON.


Skills and Experience:
The Creative Director (CD), who will oversee the creative team which includes copywriters and designers, will work with Account management team to meet client's needs, meet deadlines/timelines and win pitches. The CD will work in partnership with the 'creative team' with special focus on the visual look and feel of a campaign. In addition to a bachelors degree in a relevant field of study /or related experience, at least eight years experience in any leading advertising agency and APCON certification, we want our potential candidate to meet most of the following requirements:

•    Ability to lead a team of creative professionals
•    Solid background in design
•    Must be willing to work long hours
•    Travel sometimes required
•    Hand-on experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Flash, QuarkXPress, HTML, PHP and other design tools is required
•    Must be able to manage the creative team from concept to completion
•    Ability to give creative direction, work on schedule and meet client's expectations

Mode of Application:
All applications (accompanied by portfolio of The Creative Director) must reach the advertiser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than 2 weeks from today. All information will be treated with strictest confidence.

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