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Group Head, Business Development At LTC-JWT Nigeria

Date Posted: 31/May/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

One of Nigeria's leading composite advertising agencies with a rich portfolio of multinational and home-grown brands. With almost 30 years of consistently adding value to brands, LTC-JWT remains a hotbed of innovative advertising and an institution where great marketing professionals flourish.

Group Head, Business Development

Job description

  • Be agency's client champion by ensuring smooth daily performance on all brands allocated.
  • Ensure  timely development and execution of plans, campaigns, and projects to assure earnings, growth and profit goals are achieved.
  • Ensure maximum integration and fit between clients' brands and target market through a rewarding collaboration with the strategy team.
  • Provide strategic agency-aligned input [analysis, support, recommendations] on client's business  in terms of creative concepts, use of language, music, and other campaign elements.
  • Carry out regular survey of new brands in the market as well as information on competing accounts and share with client.
  • Explore new business opportunities within existing portfolio  and make pitches along other agency staff.
  • Ensure that clients' and suppliers' contracts are properly drawn up, signed, and keep record of same.
  • Manage, train and develop junior members of the team.
  • Liaise with marketing teams in the global office to ensure proper “leap-frogging” of the Marketing function as required.
  • Provide direction for operations and support staff ensuring that they have clear understanding of their on-the-job roles.
  • Ensure quality control of internal and outgoing documents ensuring that all proposals adhere to agency's  standards and manual.
  • Work  with agency's procurement manager  and team members to ensure portfolio profitability by driving a good bargain with suppliers.
  • Share responsibility for client retention by proactively identifying risks and opportunities. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be a marketer's marketer with a deep understanding of marketing principles and branding dynamics.
  • Must be a natural 'salesperson' with excellent presentation skills.
  • Must have an outgoing  personality and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ideal candidate must have demonstrable IT skills.
  • Must be willing to collaborate, be part of a team and share knowledge.
  • Ideal candidate must be meticulous with a flair for multitasking and exhibit ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • A sound communicator and  brilliant writer.
  • Must possess commercial, project management as well as relationship management skills, and must have sound numerical ability.
  • Minimum of a first degree or equivalent in Marketing or related fields with about 5-7years cognate experience in Marketing Communications Industry

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