Head of Marketing West Cluster (Maternity Cover) at the British Council

Head of Marketing West Cluster (Maternity Cover) at the British Council

Head of Marketing West Cluster (Maternity Cover) at the British Council – TDPel Jobs

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

 We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head of Marketing West Cluster (Maternity Cover)
Location: Lagos
Post Location: Any British Council office in Nigeria
Department: Marketing
Contract type: This is a contract opportunity for an external Consultant / Contractor
Duration: 6-month fixed term
Contract Term: 6 Month Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Role Purpose
This 6 month maternity cover role is ideal for anyone in between jobs or available immediately.
The successful post holder will lead the development and execution of the country marketing strategy and plans for all countries within the West Africa Cluster, ensuring alignment to the regional and global marketing strategy and brand, and work in partnership with SBUs to ensure that country marketing activities enable required business targets.
This role will be accountable for the planning and execution for Cluster, while managing and evaluating plans for the Cluster. The role holder will line manage the Marketing Managers and Communications Mangers in the cluster and cover the same duties for their own country.
Main Opportunities / Challenges for this Role
Leading marketing strategy, planning and execution for the cluster of countries, ensuring that it drives and supports the regional marketing strategic objectives for the British Council in a flexible, cost-effective way
Leading the development and execution of Cluster and Country market strategies working with the Country Marketing Managers, agreeing the delivery mechanisms, budgets and programmes with regional marketing and overseeing delivery to plan
Ensuring effective, integrated and joined up delivery of country marketing activity to maximise impact and return on investment in the marketplace
English Language Proficiency Level minimum B2, written and spoken
Degree or professional qualification in marketing or business
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a marketing position at a national level within a large and complex organisation
Demonstrable experience of developing marketing strategies and plans
Demonstrable experience in managing supplier relationships
Relevant professional accreditations e.g. CIM, Melcrum, GCN, CIPR, WOMMA etc.
Experience working in a global organisation
Evidence of successful line management of a small team remotely
Experience in Arts, Education or Society
Experience with Development Projects
Additional Information:
Candidates must have current legal right to live and work in Nigeria. This is a 6 month fixed term opportunity. The successful candidate will be contracted to British Council

Application Closing Date
14th July, 2021 – 23:59 South Africa Time.

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Head of Marketing West Cluster (Maternity Cover) at the British Council