Communications and Content Specialist

July 28, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Interswitch Group

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Communications and Content Specialist
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Contract
Department: Group Marketing & Corporate Communications
Job Description

Deliver communications for effective internal and external stakeholder engagement.
Have a clear understanding of the organization’s strategy and deliver key messaging that is aligned.
Support the brand building efforts of the Brand and Communications team.

Responsibilities

Oversee production of key strategic documents (press releases, advisory/briefing notes; speeches, op-eds, reports talking points and presentations)
Support the delivery of quality Press Conferences and other PR related events and activations
Deliver key messaging themes in line with the Organisation’s strategy
Deliver seamless corporate events on behalf of the organization
Raise the external profile of the Masterbrand and other brands through targeted communication and media execution
Execute an executive communication strategy to increase profile and position senior management as industry leaders through thought leadership and op-eds
Deliver effective external communications strategies to address critical business issues and drive sustainable growth in the organization
Proactively manage and maintain media relationships especially with tech/finance correspondents and key media bodies
Manage external agencies eg PR and Communication consultants to ensure delivery on engagements
Work closely with other departments and units to ensure coherence across the entire brand spectrum.

Requirements

Qualifications: Academic Qualification: Good Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline
Professional Qualification(s): NIPR, APCON, CIM (not mandatory)
Experience (No of Relevant Years): 3 years’ experience in Brand Management and Communications, or Public Relations

Competencies:

Communication
Relationship management
Resourceful and can identify requirements
Analytical and metrics-driven
Flexible and adaptable
Ability to multi-task
Skills
Strategic Thinking
Knowledge of Interswitch Product offerings and brands
Project Management
Stakeholder management.

Application Closing Date
5th August, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit careers.interswitchgroup.com.

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