Wakanow.com is Nigeria’s leading online travel company that provides customers with everything they need to research, plan and purchase a trip locally and globally.
Wakanow.com offers travelers the cheapest available fares for flights, hotel reservations, airport pickups, visa assistance, vacation packages and many other travel services from a broad selection of partners
Job Title: Marketing Manager
Responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the Organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services for chapters in the area of marketing, communications and public relations. Directs the efforts of the marketing, communications and public relations staff and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the Organization.
Planning and Budgeting
Responsible for the achievement of marketing, communications, public relations mission, goals and financial objectives. Ensure that evaluation systems are in place related to these goals and objectives and report progress to the Managing Director and Board.
Develop short- and long-term plans and budgets for the marketing/communications/public relations program and its activities, monitor progress, assure adherence and evaluate performance.
Recommend short- and long-term Organization goals and objectives to the Executive Director.
Develop, implement and monitor systems and procedures necessary to the smooth operation of the marketing, communications, public relations function.
Planning for new launches: Develop a launch plan for each region within and outside Nigeria
Work with senior staff to develop and maintain a strategic perspective -- based on marketplace and constituent needs and satisfaction -- in organizational direction, program and services, and decision-making; and, ensure the overall visibility of the Organization.
Help make sure that the Organization’s philosophy, mission and vision are pertinent and practiced throughout the organization.
Develop and coordinate means to seek regular input from the Organization’s key Constituencies regarding the quality of programs and services and the Organization’s relevance.
Help formulate and administer policies to ensure the integrity of the Organization.
Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing,communications and public relations activities
Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills.
Experience developing and managing budgets, and hiring, training, developing, supervising and appraising personnel.
Demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, making presentations and negotiating with media.
Must have experience working in Nigeria
Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications.
Computer literacy in word processing, data base management and page layout.
Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
Minimum of 7- 10 years experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success
Bachelors degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred. Graduate degree in a related field is desirable.
Experience working in Digital Marketing will be an added advantage
Interested Persons should send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org