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Fresh Job Openings at Tongston Holdings

Tongston Holdings is a brand for secondary schools, educators and students who dare to think, create and sell their ideas. We exist as a holding company currently with four subsidiaries – Tongston College, Tongston Institute, Tongston Ventures and Tongston Media. Our products, services and businesses are continuously offered to help improve human capital by integrating & supporting entrepreneurship in secondary school curricula in Africa. We exist to transform secondary schools into entrepreneurial institutions, secondary teachers to entrepreneurial educators and secondary students to entrepreneurial learners. The company currently has presence in Abuja, Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Associate

Location: Abuja

About the Role

  • The Executive Associate will perform a wide variety of professional level administrative, basic finance and business development duties.
  • The Associate will be responsible for the efficient running of the office, handling stakeholder – client, partners and staff management, provide business development services to increase sales and profits related to the services and products offered by Tongston Holdings.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Handling customer queries, documentation and management of stakeholder database.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and clients.
  • Identifying new opportunities.
  • Prospecting new clients.
  • Conducting business and market research.
  • Handling basic finance duties including budgetting, expense management and revenue tracking.
  • Regular report writing.
  • Manage other staff as required.
  • Policy or procedure writing, update or review.
  • Handling recruitment services to various positions.
  • Human Resource optimization.
  • Procurement, Logistics, Facilities and Inventory Management.

Education & Experience

  • A university degree in English, Business Administration, Marketing and Sales, Accounting, Business Management or a related field of study.
  • An understanding of basic accounting principles is a plus.
  • A strong sales, communication and/or business development background is required, with at least 1-2 years prior experience.
  • A strong prior (full-time, part-time or volunteer) experience in an admin and HR related role would be useful.
  • Prior or current experience running a business is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Outlook).

Skills & Competence:

  • Relationship Management Skills.
  • Integrity.
  • Creativity, Innovation and Problem Solving Skills.
  • Entrepreneurial Nature.
  • Leadership.
  • Sales and marketing skills.
  • Organization and Planning.
  • Self-Management.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills as well as ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Advanced communication and business writing skills, including ability to interface directly and effectively with senior government officials and senior management of private sector institutions.
  • Strong data analysis and presentation skills will be an asset.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines regularly.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Media and Communications Manager

Location: Abuja

About the Role

  • The Media and Communications Manager will develop content for and promote Tongston’s work through traditional and social media platforms.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Organising and running marketing campaigns over social media platforms (such as: Facebook, Twitter, Website, Blog, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube).
  • Creating content, including text posts, video and images for use on social and traditional media.
  • Regular posting on social media platforms.
  • Creating scripts for marketing and promotional videos and materials.
  • Managing Tongston’s website and blog.
  • Promoting products, services and content over social and traditional media, in a way that is consistent with Tongston’s brand and strategy.
  • Interacting with customers, partners, stakeholders and dealing with inquiries.
  • Developing new social media strategies and campaigns.
  • Managing a budget to be spent on promoting social media posts and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising.
  • Keeping track of data and analysing the performance of social media campaigns.
  • Collaborating with marketing and business development colleagues to ensure branding is consistent.
  • Sourcing and engaging key stakeholders (such as social media influencers).

Education

  • A university degree in English, Communications, Marketing, Business Management or a related field of study.
  • An understanding of social media marketing.
  • Existing experience running one or several social media platforms.
  • Demonstrable track record in handling social media campaigns.
  • Understanding of website management, graphic design skills and search engine optimizaton.
  • Proficiency in key applications (MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Corel Draw, Adobe Systems and any other required applications).
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Outlook).

Skills & Competence:

  • Creativity, Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Organization and Planning.
  • Self-Management.
  • Advanced communication and business writing skills.
  • Strong script writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines regularly.
  • Strong data analysis and presentation skills will be an asset.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Master Trainer

Location: Abuja

About the Role

  • The Master Trainer will facilitate our entrepreneurship education sessions for secondary school teachers.
  • The program is designed to help the participants integrate entrepreneurship into any subject they teach in school.
  • This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to impact society especially youths in secondary schools and the labour market.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Organising and running marketing campaigns over social media platforms (such as: Facebook, Twitter, Website, Blog, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube).
  • Collaborate with management to design and prepare educational aids and materials, as well as program’s marketing strategies.
  • Direct and deliver group seminars/workshops/training sessions and lectures.
  • Train and guide support trainers/facilitators.
  • Follow-up, supervise and guide the implementation of practices taught in the training sessions.
  • Evaluate and enrich training and development programmes based on company training needs, principles and accepted educational techniques.

Education

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, though a Master’s or Doctorate / PhD in education is an added advantage.
  • A certification in a business-related field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years proven experience as a practitioner / trainer / teacher / lecturer in any of these professional fields: Project Management; Secondary School Teaching / Administration; Finance, Sales & Business Development; Psychology & Counselling; Human Resource Management; Life Coaching; and Career Development & Mentorship. Work experience that cuts across education, consulting, business and media in a collaborative and innovation-driven environment is useful.
  • Solid knowledge of the latest educational & corporate training techniques.
  • Proficiency in key applications – MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Corel Draw, Adobe Systems and any other required applications.
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Outlook).

Skills & Competence:

  • Creativity, Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills – especially stage presence in addressing audiences of 100 to 500 people.
  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills.
  • Self-Management.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 28th February, 2020.

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