Job Opportunities at Ysidra Creative Solutions Limited

Ysidra Creative Solutions Limited is an innovative Design studio that
delivers fresh and ingenious solutions for clients who want greater
attention to detail and enhanced customer experiences.
we are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:
Personal Assistant/Marketing Officer
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • Are you looking to pursue a rewarding and challenging career, which offers exposure, flexibility and exciting opportunities?
  • If you are proactive, efficient and have a great sense of humor, we would love to have you join our team.
  • We specialize in the design and creation of remarkable brand experiences.
  • The Personal Assistant/Marketing officer will provide wide range administration and marketing support.
  • This exciting role requires an effective communicator, with
    clear, concise and articulate communication skills (verbal, written and
    listening), who posses the ability to prioritize and complete a variety
    of tasks quickly with little or no guidance.
  • We are a vibrant Creative Solutions and Business Ideation company in Lagos.
  • The successful candidate will act as a liaison, problem solver, and facilitator as the first contact for the executive


  • Provide administrative support and coordinate the flow of information and materials as needed.
  • Market company solutions and deliver a minimum of 30 notebook orders monthly.
  • Assist in the development of marketing and business development strategies for the company.
  • Manage the executive’s calendar, which includes anticipating
    needs and proactively adjusting schedules and arrangements as needed.
  • Respond to requests for information and meetings in a timely and pro-active way, having consideration for overall commitments.
  • Efficiently and proactively deal with all communications to
    ensure items are brought to the CEO’s attention at the appropriate time.
  • Organize events and meetings, video conference and conference
    calls as required, confirming attendance, arranging hospitality,
    preparing and issuing both agenda and minutes.
  • Coordinates domestic and international travel arrangements and
    accommodations by developing itineraries and agendas, book air and
    ground transportation and arrange accommodation.
  • Maintain positive relationships with internal and external contacts of all levels.
  • Track and help drive completion of key deliverables and follow up on outstanding items.
  • Prepare documentation including formatting and editing letters, reports and presentations all all other correspondence.
  • Monitor transactions, budgets and summaries and prepare basic financial reports.
  • Prepare documentation including formatting and editing letters, reports and presentations all all other correspondence.
  • Other duties as assigned by the executive.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 2 years working experience in a business environment, supporting senior executives.
  • High level of proficiency is required in the use of Microsoft
    office Suite applications. (i.e. `MS Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and
    MS outlook).
  • Advanced level PowerPoint preferred with solid experience in developing presentation
  • An MBA is an added advantage and it’s a big plus if you have experience or interest in PR, Marketing or Business development.
  • (People without a Degree, who meet most other criteria and have over 5 years related work experience are welcome to apply)
  • A love of reading and all things books.
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Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform and communicate in a highly professional and effective manner, in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to work with and process confidential information with discretion and tact.
  • Understanding of advertising, marketing and how to communicate
    in a digital age, with Social media and digital communications skills on
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, relaxed and confident in leasing with individuals at all levels.
  • Proven self-starter, able to take on emergent tasks with
    demonstrated ability to make decisions based on solid analysis and
  • Professional business presence and keen understanding of business concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability o take initiative, anticipate needs of the executive and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Ability to provide and maintain the highest standards of service for all clients.
  • Detail oriented with superb organizational skills and the ability to complete work assignments with a high degree of quality.
  • Relaxed and confident in liaising with individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, responsibilities and work flexible hours.
  • History of creative problem solving , analytical skills , ability to work well independently, collaboratively and under pressure
  • Clear, concise and articulate communication skills – verbal, written and listening
  • Demonstrated passion for continuous learning, improvement and best practices
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and handle stressful and difficult situations with composure

Job Title: Graphic Designer
What We’re Looking For

  • We are seeking a thoughtful and talented graphic designer to join our growing team.
  • We are a group of highly energetic and creative individuals who
    strive to create high-quality, innovative content in an ever-evolving
  • The graphic designer position is responsible for creating, supporting, and art directing all visual content and designs.
  • While reporting to the Chief Innovation Officer, this position
    will have creative freedom and be responsible for managing his/her work
    and relationships with the team.

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to
Design a wide variety of content, including:

  • Notebooks, brochures, calendars, digital ads, annual reports, infographics, data visualizations, e-books and more
  • Thoughtfully integrate writing and design to create the best visual stories and experience.
  • Help drive content strategy by providing feedback into creative briefs and contributing ideas throughout the creative process
  • Communicate directly with internal stakeholders to successfully and efficiently meet the deliverable requirements of a project
  • Partner with web developers to create responsive mini-sites and landing pages
  • Continuously discover and share found inspiration and new industry best practices to maximize efficiency and creativity
  • Manage multiple projects and remain flexible through revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail
  • Take direction from creative briefs and collaborate with the team to create strategic content that fulfills our business goals
  • Eloquently present and defend design work.
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Things that should be in your background:

  • Minimum 3 years of design experience (Agency/print production experience is an advantage)
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Typography& illustration skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to find creative, unorthodox solutions to complex challenges
  • Collaborative, team-player mentality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient understanding of multimedia design
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS
  • Creative problem solving skills, conceptual thinking and a strong portfolio
  • Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Openness to feedback and willingness to take direction
  • Ability to assert ideas, take initiative and drive projects.

Other Attributes that are an Advantage:

  • Content marketing and/or content design experience
  • Experience working with writers and editors
  • Ability to work with and direct web developers
  • Illustration skills
  • Data visualization experience and/or solid math skills
  • Calm, flexible and able to work under pressure or with short deadlines
  • Understanding of accessible design and accessibility standards.


  • The ability to identify all the spelling and grammatical errors and track the changes in this job vacancy is a plus!
  • You should submit a brief strategy on how you achieve a monthly target of 30 notebook orders monthly.
  • We wish you the very best in all your endeavors and are really excited about hearing from you.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letters and CV’s to It’s a big plus if you write, “I want this exciting job” in the email subject of your application.

Application Deadline: 5th June, 2017.

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