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Corporate Relations Manager

Role holder will be responsible for all GFA's Corporate partnerships' Relationships and Engagements. Must have:

Proven skills in corporate engagement, project planning, financing, i...

  • Full-Time
  • Abeokuta
  • A degree in marketing, business administration and/or corporate relations or management, MBA is desirable
  • Attractive
  • Responsibilities

    • Manage key corporate partnerships
    • Develop work-plan and co-ordinate Corporate clients’ relationship as related to deliverables and funding for startups.
    • To onboard corporate partners and monetise them
    • Identify conversation areas and approaches to engage corporations in Africa in accordance with GFA’s corporate engagement  strategies.
    • Solicit, cultivate and steward new business partnerships while maintaining a high-level of account servicing and strong relationship management of existing corporate partners. 
    • Lead and implement corporate fund-raising initiatives and develop innovative corporate products to engage partners for both the mid and long term on mutually aligned goals.
    • Formulate, coordinate and manage all aspects of proposal development in liaison with the Communications and Investment Departments. 
    • Have a strong understanding of GFA’s Corporate Partnership guidelines and ensure adherence and due diligence in all corporate partnerships. 
    • Create awareness of the impact and benefits of brand association and partnership for reputation value. 
    • Support other units in cultivating Corporate Relations, building and nurturing corporate partners as well as institutional strategic partnerships and alliances that are essential for advancing and successfully achieving the mission of GFA. 
    • Act as the liaison or coordinator for African corporate partnerships within the GFA Network.
    • Plan and organise conferences, forums, events and staff engagement activities for corporate partners that align with the organisation’s objectives.

    Requirements

    At least 8 years of Corporate experience, with demonstrated success in engaging with teams in marketing, fundraising and corporate engagement.
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