Job Recruitment at Zenera Group, 16th May, 2017

Zenera Group is a full service Branding and Public Relations (PR) firm
in Nigeria offering integrated communications advisory, including media
relations, marketing communications and crisis communications services. 

Due to urgent business expansion, the Group seeks exceptional talents to fill the position below:

Job Title: PR Manager (PR.CE 0.7 #ExceptionalPR)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Primary Client interface, providing Public Relations advisory and executing relevant strategies to enhance clients’ businesses.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Develop public relations, stakeholder engagements and media strategies for clients across various industries
  • Support Zenera’s clients with the implementation and monitoring
    of corporate and product communications and brand management
    activities/programmes
  • Manage media relationships relevant to clients’ activities and proactively nurture relationships to add value
  • Manage the implementation of e-communication strategies, new media approach and applications for external and internal clients
  • Business Development for client products and services
  • Maintain relationships with clients, service providers and contractors to maximise value creation
  • Conceptualise value adding social media programmes to boost products

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree, Master’s degree will be a very added advantage
  • 6-8 years work experience out of which 5 years must be in Public Relations

Required Competences:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and written)
  • Strong Customer and Relationship Management skills
  • Good Business Research and analytical skills
  • Exceptionally strong Media Relations skills – Robust Cross-functional Media Database
  • Good Media Writing skills
  • Solutions Consulting skills

Job Title: Client Services Manager (#StrategyWithExecution CSM 0.7)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Primary Client interface, providing Advertising advisory and executing relevant strategies to enhance clients’ businesses.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Form and direct Clients’ strategy for advertising and implementing campaigns
  • Develop campaign budget and approve advertising concept
  • Develop experiential marketing, direct marketing, marketing communications and event activations across various industries
  • Target audience research, focus groups management, outlines goals, conceptualisation, and supervise copywriting
  • Evaluate the campaign’s overall performance.

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree, Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • 6-8 years’ work experience out of which at least 5 must be in Advertising

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and written)
  • Media planning and buying
  • Copying writing skills will be an advantage
  • Strong Customer and Relationship Management
  • Good Business Research and analytics
  • Solutions Consulting

Job Title: Copywriter (CW 0.5 #WordsWithOomph)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Deliver the words and verbal content that accompanies the visual
    elements including print concepts, web, scripts, publications, radio
    and other creative writing requirements.

Key Job Responsibilities and Skills

  • Creativity: need to create original work and develop ideas around chosen themes
  • Persuasion: to know how to write persuasively and in some cases, defend creative choices
  • Social Perceptiveness: need to have a finger on the pulse, so
    that copy is relevant and modern, and understand how people will react
  • Writing Skills: need to write well: with proper tone, feeling, sentence structure and emotion. Grammar counts!

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree, Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • 3-5 years work experience

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills( Oral and written)
  • Good Report Writing skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Suite proficiency (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Project Management)
  • Good Business Research and analytics skills
  • Solutions Consulting skills

Job Title: Executive Writer (EW 0.8 #WordsWithPanache)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Executive business writing, strategic communications support for
    the group and clients through report writing, presentations,
    publications, speeches, editing and quality control.

Key Job Responsibilities and Skills

  • Research and write reports, newsletters, business-to-consumer communications and business-to-business communications
  • Provide timely information and intelligence relevant to clients and their industries
  • Monitor, capture, filter and organise information and data to
    ensure strategic and valuable information is available for campaigns
  • Develop monthly insightful articles and manage Zenera websites
  • Manage development of research papers on communications and marketing in various sectors of the Nigerian economy
  • Work with graphic artists to create infographics and other
    relevant content for social media channels of Zenera Group and clients

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree, Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • 3-5 years work experience

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills( Oral and written)
  • Good Report Writing skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Suite proficiency (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Project Management)
  • Good Business Research and analytics skills
  • Solutions Consulting skills

Job Title: Executive Assistant to the Managing Partner (EA 0.4 #ValueCreation)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Primarily act as the Executive Assistant to the Managing Partner
    (MP) providing business performance planning, monitoring and evaluation
    of Zenera’s subsidiaries.
  • The nature of this job will require local and international travel.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the MP in overseeing the activities of BuzzDigital,
    Zenera Consulting and Redbee Limited with periodic updates and reviews
  • Manages media enquiries, executive reports and presentations
  • Produce periodic analysis/commentaries on relevant industry and social trends
  • Represents the MP at various internal and external meetings
  • Provides support to Zenera’s clients with the implementation and
    monitoring of brand management and reputation management programmes
  • Financial analysis and basic financial modeling for clients
  • Develops exceptional proposals and correspondences
  • Develop strategies for enhancing and managing Zenera’s brand

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree (2:1 minimum for both roles)
  • International Master’s degree compulsory for EA
  • 4-7 years work experience ( 2-3 years for PA)
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Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and written)
  • Business Research and Analytical skills
  • Strong Customer and Relationship Management skills
  • Innovative and Creative Aptitude
  • Strong Administrative skills
  • Ability to develop exceptional Proposals
  • Research and Reporting
  • Social Media

Job Title: Personal Assistant to the Managing Partner (PA 0.8 #ExecutionExcellence)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Primarily act as the Executive Assistant to the Managing Partner
    (MP) providing business performance planning, monitoring and evaluation
    of Zenera’s subsidiaries.
  • The nature of this job will require local and international travel.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the MP in overseeing the activities of BuzzDigital,
    Zenera Consulting and Redbee Limited with periodic updates and reviews
  • Develops exceptional proposals and correspondences
  • Produce periodic analysis/commentaries on relevant industry and social trends
  • Represents the MP at various internal and external meetings
  • Provides support to Zenera’s clients with the implementation and
    monitoring of brand management and reputation management programmes
  • Manages media enquiries, executive reports and presentations
  • Financial analysis and basic financial modeling for clients
  • Develop strategies for enhancing and managing Zenera’s brand

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree (2:1 minimum for both roles)
  • International Master’s degree compulsory for EA
  • 4-7 years work experience ( 2-3 years for PA)

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and written)
  • Business Research and Analytical skills
  • Strong Customer and Relationship Management skills
  • Innovative and Creative Aptitude
  • Strong Administrative skills
  • Ability to develop exceptional Proposals
  • Research and Reporting

Job Title: Graphics Designer (GA 05 #PushingTheEnvelope)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Thinking Creatively – Developing, designing, or creating new
    applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including
    artistic contributions.
  • Up-to-date knowledge to design solutions with high visual impact.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Work on a variety of products, including Corporate Identity Manuals, Adverts, product packaging, websites, etc
  • Liaise with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality
  • Liaise with clients to determine their requirements and budget.
    Managing client proposals from concepts through to design, print and
    production
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software
  • Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval

Person Specifications

  • 6-8 years work experience

Requirements:

  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • Photography
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines

Job Title: Digital Marketing Manager, Advertising (DM 0.5 #CuttingEdge)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Design, build and maintain multiple social media presence
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree in any discipline but with good working
    knowledge of digital marketing related subjects like advertising, media
    and communications; business and technology; creative design;
    e-business; journalism; marketing
  • 4-7 years’ work experience out of which at least 4 must be in Digital Marketing

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and written)
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels, Search
    Ads, Facebook Ads, Sponsored Tweets, Online PR/Advertorial, LinkedIn Ad
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Ad words campaign
  • Professional certifications would be an added advantage
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing
    database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns
  • Web development knowledge and skill would also be an added advantage

Job Title: Art Director (AD 05 #NoMoreRules)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Thinking Creatively – Developing, designing, or creating new
    applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including
    artistic contributions. Up-to-date knowledge to interpret clients’ needs
    and to design solutions with high visual impact.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Working on a variety of products, including Corporate Identity Manuals, Adverts, product packaging, websites, etc
  • Liaising with team members on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software
  • Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval
  • Liaising with clients to determine their requirements and
    budget. Managing client proposals from concepts through to design, print
    and production
  • Work as part of a team with copywriters, designers, stylists, executives etc.

Person Specifications

  • 9-12 years work experience

Required Competencies:

  • Proven high octane designing experience
  • Photography
  • Illustrations
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects and up to date with
    industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator,
    Dreamweaver, Photoshop etc)
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines
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Job Title: Creative Director (CD 0.5 #HighOctaneDisruption)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Creative leadership and head for business – Developing,
    designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems,
    or products, including artistic concepts and contributions. Up-to-date
    knowledge to interpret clients’ needs and to design solutions with high
    visual impact.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Invent new ideas for branding, advertising campaigns and
    marketing communications. Superior understating of design and smart
    copy, and recognize fresh approaches to marketing.
  • Analyze trends, interpret data and provide leadership provide
    leadership for a team of creative expressionists – writers, designers,
    artists, stylists, executives etc.
  • Make decisions on final copy, final art, finished commercials and all other productions.
  • Liaising with clients to determine their requirements and
    budget. Managing client proposals from concepts through to design, print
    and production

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree, Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • 10-12 years’ work experience out of which at least 7 must be in Advertising.

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and written).
  • Media planning and buying.
  • Copying writing skills will be an advantage.
  • Strong Customer and Relationship Management.
  • Good Business Research and analytics.
  • Solutions Consulting.

Job Title: Client Services Director (CSD 0.3 #LeadershipRedefined)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for the full Account Management process and full
    Client Delivery responsibility. Responsible for ensuring effective and
    excellent service delivery to achieve agreed commercial and revenue
    targets, from a portfolio of accounts.
  • There will also be an expectation for the ability to help maximize any repeat business from within the existing accounts.
  • Required to develop surveys for clients on service received as
    well be responsible for client entertainment and strategy input for the
    group.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all clients’ strategy and execution processes in an
    exceptional manner to ensure Zenera Group is recognized as delivering a
    world-class service to our client base.
  • Maximize any chance of repeat business by meeting with clients, keeping in regular contact and upselling wherever possible.
  • Devise strategies to represent Zenera in thought leadership,
    professional excellence and innovation above and beyond competition.
  • Organize accounts internally and manage the processes that maintains a cohesive and optimized account structure.
  • Achieve set ratio targets to ensure the client is receiving an unparalleled service.
  • Work with the Board on strategy to help reduce ratios and
    increase productivity whilst also increasing revenue across the team and
    ensuring exceptional Client service management.
  • Work closely with Directors to help achieve account management
    target for team: increased levels of repeat business year-on-year.

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree, Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • 10-12 years’ work experience out of which at least 7 must be in Advertising.

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and written).
  • Media planning and buying.
  • Copying writing skills will be an advantage.
  • Strong Customer and Relationship Management.
  • Good Business Research and analytics.
  • Solutions Consulting.

Job Title: Intern (#CareerStarter)
Location:
Lagos
Summary

  • Zenera values internships for fresh graduates and has designed a
    new to provide candidates with experiential learning opportunities as
    an extension of their graduate experience and in preparation for an
    exceptional future in branding and PR.

Requirements

  • The programme is open to only First Class graduates or candiates
    with 2:1 and a strong masters degree, who wish to pursue a career in
    Zenera Consulting.

Job Title: Webmaster DM (0.5 #TwoPointZero)
Location:
Lagos
Overall Purpose of Job

  • They coordinate the design, development, deployment and maintenance of Zenera and client online presence.
  • Responsible for maintaining websites – ensuring sites are functioning properly and are available to users across platforms.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Design and maintain websites for clients and businesses
  • Ensure the web servers, hardware and software are operating accurately
  • Utilize scripting languages such as Javascript. Configure web servers such as Apache
  • Serve as the server administrator
  • Test different browsers and ensure people with different computers can access a website.

Person Specifications

  • A good 1st degree in any discipline but with good working
    knowledge of digital marketing related subjects like advertising, media
    and communications; business and technology; creative design;
    e-business; journalism; marketing
  • 4-7 years’ work experience out of which at least 4 must be in Digital Marketing

Required Competencies:

  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience in a detail-oriented role preferably within the Software industry or in a Marketing function.
  • 3+ years’ experience with custom coding (X)HTML, CSS, and basic
    JavaScript a plus In addition HTML5, CSS3, and W3C coding practices a
    must
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Possess a portfolio of past websites built and responsibilities of each project
  • Expertise with Drupal, Joomla, other content management systems
  • Advanced skills navigating Photoshop and saving images for the web
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with web marketing best practices, e.g. SEO and SEM
  • Understanding of the concepts of progressive enhancement, mobile first and future- friendly design a plus.
  • Hard-working, motivated, deadline-driven individual
  • Understanding and use of web metrics and how to gauge performance
  • Comfortable working in a corporate office environment

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes and application letters to: talent@zenera.mx with the appropiate hashtag (#) in the subject space of the email.

Application Deadline: 24th May, 2017.

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