Marketing and Communications Manager (WAFU B)

Federations & Major Events
Ivory Coast
Competitive
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The Western Zone B (WAFU B) is recruiting a Marketing and Communications Manager

Full description

The Western Zone B (WAFU B) is recruiting a Marketing and Communications Manager

A) Key Responsibilities:

  • In close collaboration with the Executive Director, develop and implement communication and marketing projects in line with the strategic plan of the Zonal Union
  • Under the supervision of the Executive Director, manage, support and implement a communication and marketing strategy;
  • Under the supervision of the Executive Director, manage and develop communication activities on the different professional platforms of the Zonal Union and the social networks;
  • Ensure coordination with other Departments of the Zonal Union to ensure good communication of the activities of the Zonal Union;
  • Monitor and document in an organized manner all activities of the Zonal Union;
  • Ensure the follow-up of the production of promotional materials, articles and publications to enhance the image of the Zonal Union;
  • Manage the relationship between the marketing agency and Zonal Union/ WAFU B in close collaboration with the Executive Director;
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested by the Executive Director.

Requirements:

Education:

  • Master of Business Administration or equivalent;
  • Complementary studies in the field of sport and/or football (e.g. FIFA Masters, etc.);

Professional experience:

  • Have at least 5 years of experience in the field of marketing and sports communication, preferably in football.
  • Business know-how and IT skills:
  • Experience in the administration and successful implementation of football projects/programmes;
  • Proper use of MS products (Word, Excel, PPT, Visio),
  • Work experience in a football-related environment (club, league, federation for example);
  • Knowledge of the African football industry and environment.

Competencies and Characteristics:

  • Autonomous and able to manage own workload;
  • Good communicator;
  • Able to quickly establish trust and a good working relationship with key people inside and outside the Zonal Union;
  • Intercultural competences;
  • Organized and methodical with strong project management capabilities
  • Long-term planning and coordination skills;
  • Applied in the work and determined to overcome obstacles to succeed
  • Driven by a sense of service and able to understand the needs of the organization;
  • Shows commitment to quality and results
  • Resistant to stress;
  • Competent in networking and relational matters, allowing regular contact with CAF management and staff;
  • Feels comfortable operating in a dynamic environment
  • Adapts to situations with a willingness to meet challenges and achieve results.

Language skills: English, French, others.

What we offer:

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization;
  • Attractive employment conditions;
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team;

Place of service: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Contract duration: Unlimited

If you have the necessary qualifications and wish to work for an international sports organization, submit your application in French and/or English (cover letter, CV and diplomas). Only direct applications that meet all the required criteria will be considered. To apply for the vacancy please click the ‘apply’ button below.

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