Team lead, events & sponsorship

Nigerian Stock Exchange

Job Summary

The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exch...

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

Division: 

  • Shared Services Division

Department: 

  • Corporate Communications Department

Report to: 

  • Team Lead, Brand & Marketing

Job Summary

  • The Exchange is seeking a candidate who will be responsible for Events Management and Sponsorship.
  • As Team Lead, the candidate will oversee the event and sponsorship unit by managing the setup and day-to-day execution of Brand plans, Conferences, Seminars, Exhibitions, Annual General Meetings and other Stakeholder Engagement activities and implementing corrective/adjustment actions to optimize the effectiveness of the company’s Brand Management efforts
  • Nurture an effective working relationship with Business Units and key Stakeholders/Publics.
  • Manage the NSE event centre and drive rental to contribute to the company’s bottom-line.
  • Media Relations and News Management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Events Management Concept Development Strong strategic mindset to develop innovative event ideas that can be leveraged to push brand and business objectives
  • Strong writing and presentation skills to pitch event concepts to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to spot improvement areas for existing events
  • Ideation for leveraging sponsored events and events marketing for internal and external stakeholders
  • Event Planning Prepares annual event calendar Develop a robust and effective execution roadmap for event requirements that assure a successful event hosting for internal and external publics
  • Implement with other teams within the Exchange and source, interface and collate competitive quotes from suppliers on event’s Below-The-Line production requirements: - Invites:
  • Event-specific banners, backdrop posters leaflets and handbills
  • Event-specific corporate giveaways
  • Source , interface and collate supplier’s competitive quotes for auxiliary services: - Artistes, Compere, Hostesses, et al - Catering services
  • Sound, Photography and Videography
  • Presentation Equipment
  • Stage, Set and Lightings
  • Collaborate with the Procurement team to negotiate agreements with service providers to ensure the lowest cost and highest quality of service
  • Coordinating relevant resources required for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media
  • Identifying and securing speakers or special guests for internal and external events
  • Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event setup and clearing the venue efficiently
  • Coordinate safekeeping of event collaterals
  • Maintain and update database of guests that can be invited for NSE events
  • Good understanding of technical equipment relating to events production
  • Strong connection and influence with service providers
  • Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality Assurance for events Ensuring that all required permits, safety procedures, manpower requirements, health obligations, announcements etc are adhered to at events
  • Publicity Assist with drafting of the press release and other event collaterals
  • Support the digital marketing team to amplify events online
  • Possess, cultivate, and sustain relationships with media and online influencers to assist with publicity of events.

Functional Competencies:

  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Office Packages

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Problem Solving

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Business or Marketing, or other related disciplines
  • Minimum 6 years relevant experience
  • Previous experience in events management, experimental marketing, brand management and sponsorship.

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