Advertising Jobs in Ghana 2012: General Manager

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4 Jan, 2012

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Management Jobs in Ghana

Our Client is in Advertising and Media Business.  They are currently setting up a unit here in Ghana and are looking to employ a General Manager, Advertising. Would be expected to report to South Africa and liaise with Nigeria.

Role Profile:

Responsible for setting up the Ghana Office and managing it operations.


  • Lead Agency Set up, pitches and Grow Agency Top line Revenue
  • Write In-Depth, Very Strategic, Metrics Based Proposals
  • Develop and Articulate In-Depth, Very Strategic Integrated Marketing Programs
  • Will be the main point of call for servicing existing and new clients.
  • Be heavily engaged in all client relationships, all clients projects and ensure performance level (of “exceed expectations”) for all client relationships.
  • Effectively present, sell and defend all agency work/proposals to clients.
  • Work with Creative Team to develop the very best, strategically aligned concepts.
  • Coordinate project timing and budgets with all relevant agency personnel.
  • Compulsively manage all agency personnel, agency processes, and ensure highest attention to details
  • Run day to day operations of a full service Integrated Ad Agency
  • Hire and groom new agency employees as needed
  • Any other duties as assigned by head office in South Africa.


Required Skills or Experience


  • A Degree holder (Trained in a relevant field- Advertising, Marketing, Media etc.)
  • Senior ad agency experience
  • 5 years in a similar role


  • High Energy and Dynamic individual who subordinates and peers can rally behind
  • Entrepreneurial and willing to start up the business (risk and return)
  • Passion to Exceed Expectations for clients, bosses and subordinates
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Expert in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel (including complex formulas)
  • High Energy and Dynamic individual
  • Must have extremely high intelligence at the level of a Senior Strategist at a leading business firm.
  • Expert Level Advertising and Marketing Experience
  • Expert with Brand Development and Positioning
  • Experience making high level presentations to C-level  professionals
  • Passion for Excellence in Everything you do
  • Team building experience and an ability to organize a high performance team.


How To Apply

To apply send CVs to [email protected]

Closing date: 02 Feb, 2012

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