Diageo (Guinness) Latest Recruitment

Posted by | April 9, 2015 | Guinness Nigeria, Lagos


Diageo is the name behind many of the World’s best loved drinks including Guinness, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Baileys, Malta Guinness, J&B, Gordons Gin and Tanqueray.

Africa Regional Markets (ARM) is a Diageo business made up of over 40 markets across the breadth of Africa. The business models range from fully integrated demand and supply businesses in Ghana and Cameroun, newly integrated businesses in Ethiopia and Mozambique to Partnerships in a number of West, Central and Southern African countries and Angola.

[su_tabs][su_tab title=”Jobs In Nigeria”]The Job : Head of Media & Marketing Communications, Diageo.

Job Status: Full Time Job,

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Lagos, Nigeria[/su_tab]


Job Description

The Head of Media is tasked with optimising media and marketing communications across all brands and channels to contribute to meeting key marketing and business objectives. The successful candidate will play a leading role in driving global “best practice” in media planning and integrated marketing execution, and be a key contributor to brand activities in the marketplace through cutting-edge integrated marketing communications (IMC), ideas and deployment.

Purpose of Role

Support the Marketing Team in providing media leadership based on consumer media lifestyle insight, media insights and brands’ strategic direction. Provide information and that that will aid the delivery of strategic media management decisions that will translate into market leadership for respective brands
Develop, evolve and improve media/marketing communication processes and procedures for efficient and effective communication plan development across the portfolio
Manage the Media/Digital and other communication Agencies to provide best in class strategic thinking and thought leadership that will drive business results



Support & direct brand teams as they develop media briefs and allocate resources across channels
Set strategic direction for media campaigns. Strong strategic & thought leadership
Develop new capabilities within the media team on the Agency side and particularly in new/digital media
Provide guidance & support to global media community on periodic data requests in the following areas-Communication evaluation, post campaign evaluation, competitive reporting etc
Initiate & lead media projects resulting in cost efficiencies & effectiveness to achieve set Media Productivity targets across portfolio
Work with Brand teams and Franchise teams to execute media strategies from planning-buying-monitoring
Develop, review and ensure that Media Processes are in line with global best practice
Identify and deploy unconventional media opportunities and big bets that rapidly grow brand equity
Develop value based relationships within the media opportunities and big bets that rapidly grow brand equity
Develop value based relationships within the media industry- Media Houses, Monitoring Agency and Government regulatory bodies (LAASA) etc
Media/Digital Agency management – Goal/Objective setting and periodic Agency evaluation.

Job Qualifications

Bachelors or equivalent
10 years experience in a strategic marketing function like media, advertising or brand management
Understanding of media trends and insights driving change in media consumption habits/behaviors
Forecasting: knowledge and ability to apply information and procedures used to forecast consumer behaviors
Lead strategic direction in delivering brand experience
Drive Media Cost efficiencies across brands/markets
Numeracy and good understanding of statistics/Data
Understanding Media Management/Development Processes
Digital & New Media knowledge
Consumer Knowledge
Project Management
Pursue innovation

How To Apply

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