Job Title: Executive Assistant, Marketing
Job Number: 25591
Function: Marketing & Sales
Appointment Type: Permanent
British American Tobacco is looking to hire an Executive Assistant to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria
The purpose of the role is to provide comprehensive and proactive support to the Marketing Director and the Marketing Function on a wide range of complex tactical and administrative tasks whilst prioritizing and taking personal responsibility for all activities in order to enhance effectiveness. Principal Accountabilities
Manage the work schedule (calendars, visits and work plans) for the Marketing Director to ensure optimal use of time and resources
Provide effective support to the Marketing Director and be the liaison with all other departments within BAT Nigeria and West and Central Africa Area
Co-ordinate meetings and engagements for the Marketing Leadership Team within the area and organize conferences (local and global), workshops and Marketing team-build events with professionalism
Provide an effective and efficient administrative service to a high level of competency
Organize extensive global travel arrangements for Marketing Director and other Regional visitors- transportation, hotels and visas in place
Perform routine transactions such as purchase orders, cash advance, expense statements & retirements as required
Handle records management responsibilities for the Marketing Function
Work with the Trade Team in preparing reports and creating sales orders for shipment on SAP
Follow up with Supply Chain team to ensure shipment figures are error free
Plans own workload to anticipate and balance priorities, thus optimizing output
Develop and implement reports, memos and other analysis and communication materials for internal and external use using the Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
Effectively interface and maintain excellent relationships with other Top Team Members and their Pa and Marketing Managers to achieve targets
Identify areas for improvement and execute improvement plans as relates to work deliverablesRole requirements
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in social sciences
At least 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in an international/ FMCG environment
Strong organizational and secretarial skills: ability to establish priorities, maintain confidentiality and work under pressure
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills and a flair for preparing complex reports in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
Proactive “can do” work ethic – flexible approach to working, keen and confident to use own initiative
Experience in utilizing SAP and good numeric skills to work with financial systems and resolve queries
French knowledge would represent an added advantage
British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.
We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.
Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.
Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.
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