Thursday, 21 September 2017

Senior Communications Officer at The Elevation Church

The Elevation Church is recruiting to fill the position below;Senior Communications Officer at The Elevation Church

Job Title: Senior Communications Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description
The  Senior Communications Officer  assists  the  Head  of  Communications  manage all  aspects  of  communication to the Church community and externally.

Key Deliverables
Key Result Areas (What)  (List expected results that must  be achieved o fulfill job purpose) Supporting Activities  (How) (What are the key activities undertaken to achieve the desired end results?) Communication Strategy 
 Work with the Head, Communications (HC) in crafting and  implementation of strategies to achieve the vision, plans  and objectives of the Church
 Plug identified  communication s gaps in the Church .
 Coordinate the implementation of agreed communication  program s to enhance the reputation of TEC
 Managing, planning and implementing a proactive  communication program to enhance the reputation of TEC
 Providing detailed reports of communications activities,  including return - on - investment analyses; 
 Work with team lead to develop and manage the annual  communications/publicity budget

Editorial Work

 Reviewing all internal and external communications with  a  view to ensure accuracy, good language and brand  consistency. This includes, but is not limited to magazines,  online platforms, publicity materials etc.

Content Generation

 Produce content for distribution through several  information channels and platforms. Content could be  gathered through several mechanisms. 
 Edit said content to impeccable standards

 Drive the implementation of the publicity strategy of the  church. Ensure that all publicity media and materials are  properly produced, maintained and updated with current  information.
 Assist in overseeing internal and external communications  and presentations, overseeing digital communication,  including the content for the church website, social media,  elev8 magazine, invitation cards, posters, brochures and  fliers; 
 Maintaining extensive and positive relationships with  national and international media;
 Maintain the public relations function of TEC, establishing  and  maintaining active relationships with secular,  denominational and interfaith media
 Develop a pool of effective communication activists across  TEC expressions
 Undertake public speaking engagements on behalf of TEC
 Process Management
 Develop and implement  systems and procedures necessary  for the smooth operation of the communications function  Ensure proofing and quality assurance and overall  adherence to TEC brand standards
 Providing detailed reports of communications activities,  including return - on - investment analysis;  Team Management 
 Provide responsible leadership for all teams within the  Communications unit,  setting the example for an  environment of creativity, innovation and problem solving.
 Guide  team  towards  achievement of  KPIs  and  periodically  provide feedback to ensure enhanced performance. 
 Identify development needs of team members and ensure  that these are fulfilled in a planned manner Manage  interpersonal relationships of team members 
 Manage team members  engagement and motivation
 Coordinate the production and submission of monthly  team reports
 Providing coaching and mentoring for team members

Skills and Knowledge (Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required to succeed in role)
Educational Qualification
 First degree in from a reputable university with a  minimum of 2:2
 Post - Graduate degree in Communications, Journalism,  International Relations/Public Affairs, Journalism or  other related disciplines is advantageous
 Minimum of 5 years’ experience in communications and  media management.

Relevant Experience 
 Experience working with cross - functional teams
 Experience  working with a high performance team in a  communications/publicity capacity
 Experience working with multimedia, social media, web  design, graphics and other communications/publicity  management teams
 Experience working within a production team

Relevant Skills
 Proven writing and editing skills . Writing skills include  screen writing, editorial writing, writing press  releases  etc.
 Excellent command of  (written and spoken)  English
 Ability to convey complex ideas in a creative, clear, direct,  and lively style.
 Strong diplomatic, interpersonal, and team skills
 Strong organizational and problem solving skills
 An in - depth  understanding and problem - solving  approach to project management as it relates to complex, multi-functional project
 Knowledge and applied work experience in social media  principles sufficient to execute, lead or advise others in  assuring that upcoming online communication and  audience engagement tools and channels are fully  leverage
 Ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and  capably handle/juggle multiple tasks within tight  deadlines. 
 Demonstrates creative and critical thinking skills
 Strong  relationship management, strategy development,  project management, problem solving and change  management skills.

Attitude and Behavioural Traits
 A dedicated Christian, positive attitude, self - starter,  assertive, committed to excellence, and feels a  calling to help fulfill  the church’s mission
 Professional and positive approach, self - motivated, team  player
 A highly committed  and motivated individual
 Humility
 Willingness to go the extra mile

How to apply
Applicants should send CV and cover letter to

Application Deadline Date
Not stated


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