Marketing & Communications Intern Recruitment at The People Practice

The People Practice - Our client helps startups scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centred solutions; helps people access employment opportunities by exposing them to relevant knowledge and practical skills.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Marketing & Communications Intern

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Our client is looking to hire a results-driven Marketing and Communications Intern who is agile, takes responsibility for their work and deliverables, and seeks to deliver meaningful results in everything they do.
  • They will have a track record of successfully working in a fast-paced environment and a positive, upbeat attitude

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform market analysis and research
  • Assist with daily desk duties
  • Track the Senior Associate’s emails and correspondence (that you are CC'd in)
  • Design, present and execute social media plans and campaign ideas
  • Monitor all social media platforms and Google Analytics for trending network news, ideas, and feedback
  • Support with the planning and hosting of physical and/or virtual events
  • Develop content for email campaigns and social media and see to the end-to-end delivery of the content for public consumption
  • Contribute to the collection of data for reporting
  • Maintain and update Company’s WordPress website
  • Prepare meeting notes and manage the Marketing and Communications drive
  • Keep organized, complete, and accurate electronic records of the network database
  • Maintain complete, up-to-date employee records and information
  • Maintain relationships with preferred vendors & service providers (website & graphics designers, event vendors) and ensure quality & performance
  • Build, maintain and continuously improve Company’s online presence and stakeholder engagement, through all available channels.

Qualifications, Skills & Attributes

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and/or Mass Communications, with at least 2 years of work experience in a similar role in an entrepreneurial company
  • Strong knowledge and familiarity of the Nigeria entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem
  • Familiarity with managing social media platforms. This includes creating content for social media
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Web and social media savvy
  • Have the following technical skills
  • WordPress
  • Design skills (Canva, can edit Photoshop & In-Design templates)
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Highly motivated, focused, proactive, creative, flexible, organized, and able to balance multiple priorities
  • Connecting personality, interacting with entrepreneurs, executives, and mentors, providing value for all engaged stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the economic and business climate, activities, and trends in Africa
  • Strong professionalism with high integrity and respect for confidentiality
  • Excellent written & spoken English, communication & interpersonal skills
  • Goal-oriented with a demonstrable and vettable track record of delivery
  • Excellent professional judgment; ability to appropriately prioritize while consistently delivering high-quality, timely results
  • Exceptional attention to detail (“zero defect” mindset)
  • Self-managed, able to deliver on objectives with minimal guidance or supervision
  • Proficient with G-Suite (especially Gmail, Google Doc, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drive, and Google Calendar) and Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience with other productivity tools & software (Slack, Salesforce, Trello, Notion) is a distinct plus
  • At least two strong references from previous employers

Compensation & Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • A relaxed, and dynamic working environment with a highly qualified team
  • Access to international professionals in 42 countries
  • Access to High-Impact entrepreneurs and corporate executives
  • Opportunity to have a significant impact on the developing local entrepreneurship ecosystem
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