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Employment Opportunities at Accion Microfinance Bank Limited

Accion Microfinance Bank Limited  – Established in 2006, began operations in May 2007 on license from the Central Bank of Nigeria. Our management team comprises seasoned and distinguished professionals from diverse backgrounds complemented by the expertise of our technical partners, ACCION International. At Accion Microfinance Bank our core values, business philosophy and methodology distinguish us as one of the leading microfinance banks in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social Media & PR Specialist

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Building and executing social media strategy through competitive and audience research
  • Setting up and optimizing company pages within each social media platform
  • Effectively manage internal and external stakeholders and build strong advocacy within the ecosystem
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content
  • Formulates and implements public relations strategies
  • Selects and manages communications with external agencies, as well as develops media marketing strategies and other non-campaign activities
  • Developing and reviewing content (press releases, articles, etc.) on all channels on behalf of the Bank
  • Lead survey initiatives and analyze public opinion and all other duties as assigned.
  • Enhance the company’s voice and presence through online and offline channels.

Qualification & Experiences

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Communication or any related field.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in social media, corporate advertising, marketing, and relevant work experience in a complex work environment (preferably marketing/communications/e-commerce).

Key Performance:

  • Strategic and creative thinker
  • Ability to conduct robust research
  • Excellent multitasking skills.

Required Knowledge:

  • Strong creativity & innovation with good business acumen
  • Membership of relevant professional body is desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent understanding of how to use marketing tools and techniques to increase visibility, profile and reputation of an organization
  • Excellent understanding of the use of social media
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Experience with doing audience and buyer persona research.

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

Job Title: Brand Communications Officer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing a road map for Accion MfB’s strategy
  • Monitoring the delivery of the brand direction and recommending areas of improvement.
  • Effectively manage internal and external stakeholders and build strong advocacy within the ecosystem
  • In charge of providing strategic input and direction for the brand, developing style guides, templates, and other materials, developing non-campaign brands while keeping the Accion MfB’s vision, mission, and objectives in mind
  • Develop and reviewing content (press releases, articles, etc.) on all channels on behalf of the Bank
  • Planning and execution of all communications and media actions across all channels, including online and social media and offline
  • Support with product development, pricing and new product launches as well as developing new business opportunities
  • Effectively manage the Bank’s collateral asset and ensure resources are optimally maximized
  • Carry out ongoing competitive content assessment of other related businesses regularly
  • Continuously monitor, measure and improve effectiveness of communication initiatives.
  • Develop the corporate communication and brand management strategy, policies, processes and guidelines and monitor implementation
  • Coordinate the development of appropriate research and monitoring programmes to track brand performance
  • Oversee the design and production of marketing collateral and promotional programmes e.g. adverts, online campaigns, corporate websites
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of Accion MfB’s communication and marketing activities on the company’s reputation
  • Plan and manage public events (roadshows, product launches, customer fora etc.) and conduct post evaluation and reporting for Management use
  • Develop and build content for all marketing materials including newsletters, flyers, website, social media channels etc.
  • Oversee all the activities of the webmaster and ensure the company’s website is fully operational at all times and complies with brand guideline
  • Maintain a positive work environment that facilitates collaboration and information sharing and is conducive to attracting, retaining, and motivating diverse talent among others.

Qualification & Experiences

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Communication or any related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in corporate advertising, marketing, and relevant work experience in a complex work environment (preferably marketing/communications/e-commerce).
  • Membership of relevant professional body is desirable

Key Performance:

  • Excellent Networking & relationship building skills
  • Strong management and leadership
  • Strong creativity & innovation with good business acumen
  • Demonstrable project management skills
  • Ability to conduct robust research.

Required Knowledge:

  • Brand awareness – A clear understanding of brands and the marketing mix
  • Strong creativity & innovation with good business acumen
  • Proficient with MS Office and other relevant Application
  • Excellent understanding of how to use marketing tools and techniques to increase visibility, profile and reputation of an organization.

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

Deadline: 26th January, 2021.

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