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Media manger 4 000 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2006
University of Lagos
From 0 to 1999
University of Ilorin
From 0 to 1990
Metodist Boys' High School, Lagos
No added languages

Experience

Head, Public Relations, Protocol and Advancement Unit
National Agricultural Extension and Reserach Liasion Services, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
July 2011 - November 2012 (1 year 4 months)

Responsibility:

Execute Corporate Branding; Teach; Coordinate all internal and external communications; Draw and implement community entry plans; Interpret complex regulatory procedures/Acts into simple understandable languages for operation; e.g. Environmental Protection Rules, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) norms etc; Draw, defend and monitor the implementation of unit budget; Perform liaison duties on Embassies, Corporate bodies, NGOs, State Governments, Agencies, Ministries, Federal Government and International Partners; Manage internal/external conflict and Draft, Negotiate and Place adverts with Newspapers, TV & Radio stations.

Achievements:• Successfully placed the institute events in more than six national newspapers and the NTA Network in 2011

  • Researched and edited employers’ brochures, newsletters and reports for easy and cost effective advancement and collaboration initiatives worth more than 60 thousand dollars on a five year development project.
  • Helped employers’ reduce expenses on communication, media relations by establishing an effective and consistent media relationship with the best media houses e.g. signing a Memorandum of Understanding with FRCN Kaduna for coverage at 30% normal cost lower.
Press and Public Relations Officer
Lagos State Minsrty of Information and Strategy
April 2007 - January 2011 (3 years 10 months)

Responsibilities: Public Relations, Media Relations, Government Relations, Speech Writing and Project Monitoring and Evaluation.

Achievements:

1. Helped the ministry of the environment designed and executed public campaign that mobilized rural people and religious institutions in Lagos on noise without public unrest.

2. Increased the media house relation with the ministry to 25 within 9 months for wider coverage of the ministry's activities at moderate cost.

Head, Corporate Affairs
Marigold Insignia, Lagos
May 2006 - Present Day (10 years 11 months)

Responsibilities:

Media Relations, Government Relations, Marketing Survey and Report Writing

Achievements:

Reduced company's expenditures on advert and commercials by 35% through media relations plan in 2006.