04 December 2013

Communication Officer Job at Lagos Business School(LBS)

JOB VACANCY - Communication Officer
To further enhance the quality of our workforce to enable us maintain our world-class standard, we are in search of a talented professional to fill the role of Communication Officer.

Job Objectives:
To create and manage the perception of LBS as a world-class brand with in-depth local knowledge of business and management among key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
 Responsible for building and managing relationships with the press. Prepare and issue press invitations to media houses for major school events held throughout the year
 Responsible for generating content for the website and annual report – research and compile news stories and relevant information about the School and faculty
 Prepare and issue news releases about conferences and other major school events held throughout the year
 Liaise and manage relationships with advertising agencies for advert placements and payments
 Work closely with the graphic artist to prepare newspaper adverts, in-house fliers and posters for the school’s programmes. Monitor for quality and accuracy of content
 Work closely with the graphic artist to prepare the monthly staff newsletter after researching and compiling stories and relevant information
 Responsible for managing all internal communication
 In charge of the store of branded items
 Manage relationships with and prepare payments for vendors; keep records of all payments made
 Assist in executing cross functional projects such as the career fair, alumni exhibitions, graduation ceremonies, etc
 Any other specific or ad-hoc duty to be assigned by line manager from time to time

Technical Skills Requirements:
 Business writing, journalistic and administrative skills
 Organisational and planning skills
 Good knowledge of corporate communication/ public relations
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Creative writing skills and conceptualization
 Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact at all levels in the organisation
 Ability to manage multiple projects & work under tight deadlines
 Self-motivated with a zeal for continuous professional improvement
 Ability to manage multiple projects.

Minimum Qualification & Experience:
Bachelors’ degree in any discipline (preferably Mass communication)

Cognate Experience:
2-3years experience in a similar role in a medium/large service industry.

How to Apply
Interested candidates from within and outside the school should send their CVs to: careers@lbs.edu.ng on or before 13th December, 2013.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. LBS offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants.