Navitas Nigeria Job for a Marketing Support Officer – West Africa

Navitas, or PIBT as it was then, was founded in Australia in 1994 with
the goal of helping more international students succeed at university
via improved student support and an extended academic year. Since this
time, Navitas has significantly expanded the services it offers
students and clients and
is creating opportunities through lifelong
learning for more than 80,000 people in 27 countries per year.

Navitas listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2004 and is now
an ASX100 Company, employing more than 5,800 staff globally. Navitas
operates across three Divisions.

Navitas is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Marketing Support Officer – West Africa
Ikeja, Lagos (do not apply if you are unable to work 5 days per week from Ikeja)
Division: Navitas Group Marketing
Reports to: Operations Manager – Nigeria & West Africa
Overview and Objectives of the Position

This role forms an integral part of the Navitas Group Marketing team and
will be based in the Lagos Regional Office (Nigeria). The position
reports to the Operations Manager – Nigeria & West Africa and will
be expected to act as a supportive member of the Nigeria & West
Africa group marketing team, providing cover (domestically and on
occasion internationally) when required.

The Marketing Support Officer role will be responsible for sales and marketing support to the following destination countries:

  • USA
  • Canada
  • UK
  • Australia

The overall objective of the position is to support the Navitas West
Africa Group Marketing team in their goal of market development,
diversity and growth.

Key Relationships

  • Operations Manager – Europe & West Africa
  • Business Unit Marketing Staff
  • Europe West Africa – Source Country Office (SCO) Staff
  • Marketing Manager(s) / Officer(s) – Nigeria & West Africa
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Key Result Areas
Administrative Responsibilities (60%):

  • Assistance with the organisation and management of international events
  • Providing administrative support to staff regarding travel and events
  • Maintaining up-to-date made offer (international students) records utilising CRM systems & reporting
  • Office administration support i.e. contractors, mail, office orders, etc.
  • Managing distribution of required promotional materials domestically & internationally
  • Processing requests for agency agreements with potential agents

Sales Support (10%):

  • Follow up with agents / students regarding admissions related issues e.g. document requests
  • Ensure that all student / agent enquiries are effectively
    followed up within agreed time parameters, including
    coordinating/distributing and/or responding to direct enquiries
  • Preparing and maintaining training / sales PowerPoint presentations

Marketing Support (10%):

  • Contribute to & support the development & implementation of the West Africa sales and marketing strategy
  • Liaise with key stakeholders on Navitas updates & changes
  • Provide administrative support when required
  • Working with designers, printers and others to develop promotional materials

General (20%):

  • Provide administrative support when required
  • Working with designers, printers and others to develop promotional materials

Qualifications and Selection Criteria

  • Possess a Bachelor’s/tertiary degree level qualification and / or marketing experience
  • High Level English skills
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking and proactive work habits
  • Demonstrate a commitment to self-development to enhance skills and abilities
  • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines, changing priorities, on their own initiative
  • Be self-motivated and a good organiser
  • Have extensive knowledge and experience in using Windows-based software applications (primarily word and excel)
  • Demonstrate high level interpersonal communication skills inclusive of writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate a proven ability as a team player
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to work (e.g., in hours and
    content), including a willingness to work weekends and evenings in
    support of Marketing activities both locally and abroad
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  • International study experience
  • Possess knowledge of international Education Services Industry and overseas education system

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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