Head, Brand & Creative Services at 9mobile Nigeria

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9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Brand & Creative Services
Job ID: IRC4857
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Build a stronger, vibrant brand and improve the brand health KPIs
  • Develop and ensure implementation of the company’s marketing communication strategy for various segments.
  • Lead and direct internal creative development that align with overall brand positioning
  • Ensure EMTS’s brand visibility via appropriate communication channels e.g., digital, print, OOH and electronic media.

Principal Functions

  • Provide strategy articulation of EMTS’s marketing communication strategy including strategic direction, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the unit’s activities.
  • Lead and direct internal creative services team to deliver on articulated brand positioning
  • Continuously review the unit’s activities, make recommendations for improvement, and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
  • Identify required resources, personnel, and funding to achieve the unit’s strategy.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders especially media agencies.


  • Coordinate and manage all activities of the marketing communication function and ensure compliance with defined policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Execute marketing communication plans for promotions, events/sponsorship, and other marketing activities/initiatives as well as other business communication requirement.
  • Coordinate and manage all marketing/brand related communications (graphic and print materials) originating from the organization and ensure quality and consistency with the preferred brand guidelines, CI and established specifications/standards.
  • Ensure all marketing communications address specific information needs of target customers as well as provide clarity on products and service offerings.
  • Provide input to all marketing communication contracts with vendors/media agencies as required and monitor their activities to ensure adherence with service level agreements.
  • Ensure constant accessibility to accurate product information by relevant users (existing/ prospective customers).
  • Ensure consistency of EMTS’s brand identity with its international operations and ensure that all enhancements/modifications to the brand policy are effected as required.
  • Implement the unit’s work programs and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines.
  • Plan and manage the human and material resources of the unit to optimise performance, morale and enhance productivity.
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Monitor and control the budgetary needs of the unit.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director, Marketing Communication
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director, Marketing Communication.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Administration or any relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • A Master’s Degree in Marketing, Marketing Communication, Advertising or relevant post graduate programme is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years work experience with at least 5 years in an advertising agency (or agencies), in addition to a minimum of 3 years in the telecoms industry.
  • Previous experience in brand development/marketing communications / digital marketing management.


  • Adverting industry knowledge
  • Integrated Marketing Communications Management
  • Brand management experience
  • Creative process management
  • Electronic, Digital, OOH and print production management Skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Creative capabilities
  • Innovation
  • Results Orientation
  • Project management
  • Leadership & People Management
  • Presentation/Facilitation
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Personal Effectiveness Behaviour
  • Customer Focus
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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