Gbemi
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Brand manager 130 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2012
University of Wales, Bangor
From 0 to 2009
University of Ghana, Legon
Languages:
French

Experience

Brand Manager, SWAN Nigeria
UAC Foods
January 2013 - Present Day (4 years 3 months)

Manage the Swan Water brand with responsibilities including budget, marketing activities, advertising, innovation and overall brand strategy.

Communications Representative
Chevron Nigeria Ltd
August 2010 - Present Day (6 years 7 months)

Was responsible for ensuring that major corporate activities were visible across the whole organisation, as well as for running successful corporate sponsored events.

  • Communications: Provided reporting coverage of major company events across the state, which was circulated in online and written company publications distributed to 5000 thousand Chevron Nigeria employees
  • Brand strategy: Oversaw brand positioning and adherence to policy at major company sponsored events
  • Management and leadership: Managed, led and directed operations and logistics teams to organise corporate sponsored events
Copywriter/Production Designer/Production Manager
Apex Advertising Ltd
June 2009 - July 2010 (1 year 1 month)

Created and developed concepts for TV, radio and print.

  • Creativity and communication: Created compelling concepts for multimedia advertising campaigns for clients across diverse industries
  • Client relationship management: Made concept pitches to clients, to ensure buy-in prior to production
  • Management and leadership: Oversaw the production and execution of concepts and jingles, and on several occasions managed individual departments of a production (costumes, casting, props and sets), delegating and allocating responsibilities as necessary

Also have over 10 advertising copies for well known national and international brands

in my portfolio

Volunteer PRO for Charity/Freelance Writing
ChildLifeLine/Vanguard Nigeria
December 2007 - January 2013 (5 years 1 month)

PR/Marketing

Helped increase public awareness of the organization and drive fundraising

  • Brokered agreements with several large retailers (including Shoprite, Quintessence and Terra-Kulture) to stock Child Life Line merchandise for sale over the Christmas season

In addition to the above since 2010, driven by my strong interest in media and marketing, I have undertaken several projects/roles on a freelance basis, both in Nigeria and the UK

VANGUARD/ALLURE MAGAZINE – Columnist LAGOS, NIGERIA

DIGITRACK NIGERIA LIMITED – Copywriter / Marketing LAGOS, NIGERIA

RETAIL EYES – Mystery shopper (responsible for reviewing retail products and services) LONDON, UK

ISLAND EXPLORER MAGAZINE – Editorial writer LONDON, UK