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Company Name: Mastercard
Job Title: Manager, Communications
Job Field: IT
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Locations: Lagos
Remuneration: Not stated
Application Deadline: Not stated
The individual will provide strategic counsel to the Sub-Saharan African senior management teams.
He or she will partner with Marketing on brand building with a sophisticated approach to, and execution of, issues and reputation management.
Leading development and implementation of a communications strategy for Mastercard in SSA, for both internal and external audiences.
Aligning with regional Mastercard MEA communications strategy and operating as part of the MEA-wide communications team
Identifying and lead message development discussions with country teams and customers and oversee the planning
Leads implementation of internal and external communications related to philanthropic programs to increase awareness and drive employee engagement
Networks with stakeholders, e.g., communication departments of banks, consumers, merchants, media partners, community leaders, and governments
Plan and manage employee events, including year-end functions, team off-sites, town halls, etc.
Leverage MasterCard’s digital and social communications platforms to ensure an optimized share of voice for MasterCard in Africa and effective two-way communication.
Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Communications, International Relations/Public Affairs, Journalism, Marketing, Political Science, or other.
Based in either Lagos, Nigeria, or Kenya, they will be reporting to the Marketing and Communications Director.
Extensive experience using traditional and social media publishing tools.
Excellent copyediting and writing skills to produce top-level content and provide editorial oversight for social media channels. Ability to simplify complex topics
Experience identifying risks and issues as related to Mastercard‘s business
Excellent project management skills and the ability to effectively collaborate across countries and business units.
Keen understands the African scene beyond just media and into culture, economy, socio-politics, and development plan.
Journalistic experience an advantage.
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Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are expected to register and apply on the Mastercard website through this link.