VERDANT seal Managerial jobs in Nigeria october 2012

VERDANT ZEAL MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
Is a multi disciplinary marketing communications agency that provide innovative business solutions to an interesting mix of impressive clients across diverse industries

As a result of business expansion, we seek applications from passionate, enthusiastic and prospective candidates.

Candidates must have degree in relevant discipline and not more than 3d years with at least 3 years work experience in †ђξ marketing communication industry and membership of APCON or any relevant professional certificates.

1. ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES/BUSINESS SERVICE AND BRAND DEVELOPMENT – REF NO: ACE01VZ
2. ACCOUNT MANAGERS/BUSINESS SERVICE AND BRAND DEVELOPMENT – REF NO: ACE02VZ

Responsibilities:
– liaise closely with key clients supporting top accounts by asserting expert insight into all things advertising and marketing
– provide support to clients relating to advertising campaigns
– establish close working relationships with internal teams to ensure smooth delivery on briefs
– have close involvement in †ђξ creative and design process
– manage account planning, business acquisition and strategic advertising activities
– coordinate pitches, along side other agency staff to win new businesses
– enthusiasm and passion that distinguishes him/her as a practitioner

3. ACCOUNT DIRECTORS, BUSINESS SERVICE AND BRAND DEVELOPMENT – REF ACD03VZ
Minimum of second class upper with 5 years industry experience in management capacity

Responsibilities:
– manage †ђξ account managers and executives
– lead †ђξ team to create and develop opportunities to grow business with existing clients through excellent clients knowledge and relationships
– lead, motivate and oversee †ђξ activities and sales focused account handling team

4. DEPUTY MANAGER, IDEAS ARCHITECTURE (COPYWRITING) – REF IAR04VZ:
At least second class upper in english, mass communication or related discipline

Responsibilities:
– work closely with †ђξ art director to architect and implement †ђξ overall look and feel of †ђξ outbound consumer communications materials
– develop unique concepts and write all copy to support consumer communication efforts
– writing clear, persuasive and original copy that sells
– proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar
– amending, revising or redeveloping adverts or campaigns in response to feedback from †ђξ creative director, account management team or clients
– overseeing campaigns through †ђξ production stage to completion
– working on several campaigns at once, sometimes under pressure and often to tight deadlines
– casting talents for TV and radio work and listening to voice tapes to monitor campaigns

5. ART DIRECTOR, CREATIVE – REF ARD05VZ:
Second class upper in graphic art or relevant discipline

Responsibilities:
– production and communication of consistent stream of fresh ideas and visual concepts
– deliver on high levels of IT skills is essential art and design packages, embracing digital platforms
– support †ђξ creative director in working with clients, stakeholders, account/project managers, strategy team members etc to develop concepts for presentation

6. MANAGER, INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT and STRATEGIC INSIGHTS (EXPATRIATES WELCOME) – REF IDS06VZ
Second class upper in mathematics, statistics or any related discipline with relevant professional certificate

Responsibilities:
– design and plan market insight studies to meet †ђξ objectives of †ђξ brand
– manage and carry out research duties including a blend of primary research and secondary research
– provide continuous, informative and insightful stream of relevant knowledge and insights about consumers, competitors, and marketplace dynamics complete with recommendations
– champion and drive strategy sessions to provide winning ideas internally and as may be required externally by prospects and clients
– develop strong written and verbal communications

7. BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT DIRECTOR/CONSULTANT – REF BED07VZ
Second class upper in relevant discipline

Responsibilities:
– create, develop, manage and produce innovative branded content, communications and entertainment solutions and promotions for Verdant zeal exploring several platforms
– develop integrated marketing plans that identify key strategy, roadmaps, success metrics and resources to successfully complete projects
– identify and cultivate new revenue opportunities with new and existing clients
– write and present clear presentations including pitches, briefs and communication strategies

8. MANAGER, SPECIAL PURPOSE REQUIREMNENTS – REF SPR08VZ

Second class upper in relevant field with project management certificate

Responsibilities:
– coordinate all special purpose projects requirements from start to finish complete with reporting and payment in a timely fashion, ensuring operations are carried out in conformity with terms and agreement thereto
– manage all public sector related projects and accounts
– build and actively manage relationships with all stakeholders in †ђξ public and private sectors on relevant projects
– attend to all RFPs/RFI in a timely manner while ensuring an error proof process
– interface with all stakeholders of †ђξ business to ensure proactive stakeholder management and effective response to operations related issues
– prepare †ђξ SPVs business plan and annual operating plan including preparation and management of †ђξ SPV budget

9. DEPUTY MANAGER, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMEN – REF LDE09VZ

Second class upper in relevant discipline with CIPMN certificate

Responsibilities:
– end to end training activity for †ђξ core employees up to senior management level
– work with business leaders and managers to identify training needs and trends within †ђξ business
– coordinate trainings such as inductions, commercial training, soft skills, management development and some technical skills
– design training both in house and with expert third parties, classroom learning, action and e-learning
– prepare and manage training budget
– prepare report and advise on training impact

10. DEPUTY MANAGER, PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT ANALYST – REF PIA10VZ
Second class upper in accounting, economics or finance with relevant professional certificates with MBA will be a plus

Responsibilities:
– provide analytical support and investment strategies to portfolio managers
– support †ђξ investment process through updating databases and maintaining records
– assist in †ђξ analysis of relative value and supporting generation and documentation of investment strategies based on relative value
– support †ђξ overall performance through performance attribution and peer group analysis

11. EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO †ЂΞ GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR – REF EXA11VZ

Responsibilities:
– coordinate GMD’s travel and bookings , documentation, filing, events etc
– attend GMD’s call, correspondence and visitors and schedule GMD’s meetings and appointment using relevant tools
– track follow up on GMD’s directive to staff and drive timely response to same
– represent †ђξ GMD in meetings as may be delegated

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Send resume in MS format with a covering letter within 2 weeks of advert to: careers@verdantzeal.com