Communications Manager, Management at Microsoft Nigeria

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Company Details

Microsoft Nigeria If you have unique experiences, skills and passions-and we believe you can bring them all to Microsoft for a rich, rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. Just imagine the excitement and satisfaction of what you can do, where you can go, and the difference you can make with the resources of Microsoft behind you.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Communications Manager, Management

Job number: 485283
Location: Lagos
Employment type: Full-Time

Job Description

  • We a seeking a seasoned Communications Leader to lead a team accountable for Communications (Corporate, Commercial, Consumer and Devices), Employee/Executive Communications, and Digital/Social & Owned Channels as well as partner with the Analyst Relations team in larger markets.

Responsibilities
Strategy Development:

  • Maintain a broader perspective, and identify and evaluate opportunities to enhance the business through cross-group collaboration
  • Oversee local crisis management and escalate issues where needed
  • Manage relationships with key media and influencers
  • Participate and support local SLT as needed
  • Align external and internal messages
  • Track, Analyze and Report on Insights and Measurement

Team Development:

  • Build effective and inclusive teams while developing and managing talent
  • Drive Communication transformational change
  • Be a team role model of the Microsoft values
  • Evaluate and align resources as needed
  • Establish a positive team and Comms culture

Qualifications
Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:

  • At least 15 years as a strong communicator with experience across multiple Comms functions: agency, in house, employee, web, social, integrated marketing, etc.
  • 8 – 10 years in Public Relations
  • Atleast 5 years in People Management
  • A seasoned Communications Leader with expertise in multiple discipline areas
  • Awareness of and experience dealing with government and public affairs issues
  • Experience in engaging with director to general manager to corporate vice president levels
  • May be asked to act as an external spokesperson
  • Business background and marketing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.) required with emphasis in journalism, public relations, marketing, or communications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products and the technology industry is strongly preferred
  • Current knowledge of digital communications techniques and social media engagement.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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