COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MANAGER (POSITION CLOSED)

Job Summary
Location: Lagos
Age: 30 – 45 Years

 

A community Affairs Manager will plan, implement and manage community-relation projects that meet the goal(s) of the company. He/She will be responsible for leading and managing advocacy and outreach activities for the organization. The Manager gathers information; provides analysis of issues and information; liaises with multiple agencies and public officials.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to combine elements of relationship building, stakeholder management, fundraising and volunteer coordination
  • Nurture meaningful relationships with key community groups
  • Promote the interests of the project and always work to enhance the reputation of both management and JV partners.
  • Identify local external risks and opportunities
  • Monitor local and regional media and build relationships with industry community affairs and government relations counterparts

Education

  • Minimum of a second class lower bachelor’s degree in public relations, corporate communications, journalism, marketing or a related field

Requisite Skills

  • Minimum of 12-15 years experience of which at least 8-10 years should be in a supervisory role.
  • Highly motivated with energy and a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Ability to form strong trusted relationships based on values and ethics.
  • Flexible and able to display high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Genuine team player attitude and ability to get on with people from all walks of life is a priority
  • Acute attention to detail and ability to operate with a high degree of accuracy.