Activations Coordinator

Website Media 365 Limited

Media 365 is an award-winning creative consultancy

ACTIVATIONS COORDINATOR

Media 365 is seeking an Activations Coordinator who is organised, meticulous, a logistical genius, a master work planner, hardworking and results-driven individual to join our team! The Activations Coordinator is responsible for creating the optimum customer experience with the brand and leads offline marketing activities. The Activations Coordinator will create memorable and positive brand experiences. If you are a seasoned, networked professional with a creative edge, with a “can-do” attitude, we’d love to hear from you!

About Media 365

Media 365 is an award-winning creative consultancy focused on creating brands, campaigns, products, services, experiences, and spaces that people love -through insights, strategy and content.

Established in Lusaka in 2008, we work with local and global clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors. We are change-makers who want to transform the African narrative and create a better life for Africans through innovation and creativity.

About The Job

Joining Media 365 means you’ll be joining our team where passionate researchers, strategists and creatives learn, develop, and grow. Work ethic is key to success in working with us.

Key Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Create awareness of Media 365 and our client’s brands
  • Take the lead in managing all offline events and activations, including but not limited to bi-monthly SKY Girls Zed magazine distribution
  • Direct overall implementation of offline activation events, including overseeing, supervising, reviewing and evaluation
  • Manage the team of brand activators
  • Develop brand activation strategies and plans
  • Build and maintain calendars of brand activation events
  • Compile and analyze brand activation data, and produce accompanying reports for each activation
  • Stay abreast of current and future marketing trends to ensure activations are innovative and cutting edge.
  • Promotion of  brands on social media platforms
  • Manage events, including branding and product display
  • Supervise booths set up, promotional stands and stock products
    Setting up and striking down events
  • Managing complex event production and event logistics
  • Ensuring that all event security, health and COVID-19 protocols are followed at events
  • Maintain all child protection and safeguarding guidelines for events with children
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications 

  • Diploma in Marketing or Equivalent
  • Grade 12 Certificate with five G.C.E “O” Levels including English Language and Mathematics
  • At least 4 years of previous experience in brand activation/ event management, particularly at the supervisory or management level with great customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediary computer skills, proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English and Nyanja/Bemba
    Willingness to work beyond normal business hours and travel as required.
  • Ability to stand and be physically active for long periods of time
  • Friendly with a customer centric approach
  • Affinity with Media 365 values

Desirable

  • Degree in marketing or similar
  • Passionate about projects targeting girls and young women

Why Work at Media 365?

  • Exciting and interesting projects
  • Fast-paced, agile team great for growth-oriented individuals
  • Competitive pay and gratuity
  • Work from home (available as needed)
  • Communication allowance
  • Annual training grant
  • Professional and career development through our global network
  • Collegial and social work environment
  • Contributory lunch scheme (from our in-house catering team)

Work-Life Balance 

Work-life balance at Media 365 is in line with consulting norms, meaning your work hours will be dictated by the phase and requirements of the project assigned to you.

In weeks with close deadlines, we work longer hours (reasonably to expect a 60-hour work week). In weeks with no immediate major deadlines, 40-hour work weeks are the norm.

You are not joining Media 365 for a standard 8-5 job. You’re joining for interesting projects and the career learning and development that being part of our exclusive team develops.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply by completing the application form here.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.  Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!

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