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Senior Communications Manager
eHealth Africa Lagos, Nigeria 1076 Days Ago
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Duration:
Job Salary Range: NGN -0 - -0 Per Month
Department:
Job Category: Computer/IT
Job Shift: Morning
Posted: 2017-08-01
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Requirements
Minimum Education: University
Degree Title:
Minimum Experience: 5 Year
Age: 30 Years - 45 Years
Work Permit:
Required Travel:
Job Status
Job Status: Closed To New Applicants
Start Publishing: 2017-08-01
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing: 2020-08-25
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Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Description

Summary of Job: 

The Snr. Communications Manager will develop and implement short and long term communications strategies for the organization as well as manage and lead the Communications team. S/He is responsible for developing the organization-wide brand strategy across all relevant functions and serve as a thought partner to executive leadership on communications and branding challenges.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, the Snr. Communications Manager will perform the following responsibilities:

  • External Communications

  • Development and execution of external Communications Strategy including eHAs Social Media Strategy

  • Develop Corporate branding and design strategy

  • Oversee the creation of eHA branded, designed and written collateral in the form of Annual Reports, blog posts, articles, brochures, newsletters, fact sheets, Google Word Documents, and Google Powerpoint slides

  • Review and edit any external communications material developed by the organization prior to posting

  • Oversee the design and content management for eHA’s website.

  • Assist programs in preparing for conferences and presentations

Internal Communications

  • Development and execution of internal communications strategy

  • Participation in HR working groups/teams related to internal communications

  • Development of organization communications guidelines (ex: brand, email, writing)

  • Share all communications items effectively through the Knowledge Management tools

Software / Product Communications

  • Assist in the development of product strategy and communication materials for eHA developed tools

Team Management

  • Manage the Communications Team and associated direct reports

  • Manage any communications groups such as the Design Task-Force

  • Manage consultant (graphic designers, photographers, videographers, etc) work plans, deliverables, and invoices

Organization Strengthening

  • Participate on the Senior Management Team (SMT) and internally communicate about Communication Team activities through attending monthly meetings, sharing communications updates, and providing feedback on SMT updates, problems, and goals.

  • Coordinate monthly meetings with SMT members in order to make sure communications collateral is accurate and best meets their needs and strategize about future communication topics

  • Review weekly meeting reports from the 4 offices (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Germany)

  • Coordinate quarterly meetings with HR to ensure Communications is best supporting HR in making eHA the #1 place to work (Written, Spoken and Face-to-Face mechanisms)

  • Author thought leadership pieces on eHA’s programs for external publications

  • Provide technical writing and editing support for other communications activities, time permitting

  • Support the Communications budget tracking, inclusive of Social Media.

Agreement
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree, preferably with a background in Communications, Public Relations and/or Public health or healthcare related industry.

  • 5-7 years of work experience in branding or other communications work

  • Ideally, experience in product branding and marketing

  • Native English speaker and writer

  • Proven track record in technical writing and editing in English

  • Experience as a supervisor with proven ability to coach staff for optimal results in a positive working environment

  • Previous experience managing remote teams

  • Exceptional strategic thinking and analytical skills; able to discern, plan, and evaluate courses of action.

  • Possess a high degree of initiative, able to conceptualize, articulate and cultivate collaboration

  • Extremely organized, self-disciplinary and efficient working style

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Deep commitment to eHA’s core values

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