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Olive Africa Job Recruitment – (5 Positions)

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Oliver Africa – Many companies talk about having a unique and thriving business model but OLIVER (Part of the Inside Ideas Group) truly does. What OLIVER does is provide clients with dedicated, on-site creative solutions that are built from the ground up.

These agencies live and work right at the very heart of our client’s organisation. Providing the relationship to deliver precisely the skills and capacity they require, complemented by brand talent from our whole business on everything from planning to execution.This business model creates a truly entrepreneurial, fast-paced, challenging and rewarding environment to work in!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Senior Account Director

Job Title: Senior Account Director

Location: Lagos, Nigeria – Remote
Contract Length: 12 Months

Role Mission

  • We are looking for a Senior Account Director. You would ideally be based on-site in our client’s HQ office in Ikeja, Nigeria or comfortable in a WFH (Work from Home) environment, with sufficient internet speed and space to work.
  • You will be part of a team that creates as well adapts a variety of work for one of our major international beverage clients, based in Nigeria.

What You Will Be Doing In Your Role

  • Work in true collaboration with your client and be responsible for Brand Guardianship on the projects to ensure that the client experience is as positive as possible.
  • Management of and running of creative and production team. Work with the your Creative Studio Manager to find solutions on day-to-day resource decisions
  • A deep understanding of the business; their needs, expectations and requirements in order to provide the best service and solution through close partnership in the key market. .
  • Feed into milestone project plans and ensure that this is communicated internally and externally
  • Supporting the BUD with handling issues of escalation/resolutions, pre-emptying these, managing all resource requirements, escalating potential issues + bottlenecks where necessary
  • KPI monitoring of the account for your local market
  • Work with your BUD on producing the market monthly MI reports, providing insight alongside the data
  • The ability to drive and motivate a team and project through to successful completion
  • Run account meetings and take responsibility for service levels and KPIs
  • Work closely with clients to create strong concepts from initial briefing
  • You ideally need to come from a background in production with a strong delivery background.
  • You should already understand the process and nuances for delivery high volumes of adaptation work.
  • Growing strong relationships with the different agencies, including their creative origination agencies, media agencies.

What Skills Will Help You Be Successful:

  • Excellent client engagement skills with the ability to proactively organise and influence clients and build strong and effective working relationships.
  • Strong team player and able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal/communication skills with a pro-active approach.
  • Strong client facing and presentation skills, ability to inspire and lead others.
  • A commitment to high-quality output and service, with an eye for detail.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, ability to multi-task a must.
  • Good analytical and numerical/financial skills.
  • Able to handle challenging situations and act appropriately.
  • Good negotiation skills and ability to close deals quickly.
  • Team player with strong work ethic and ability to adapt to and drive change.
  • Strategic thinker and able to think analytically at a detailed level.
  • Ability to strongly influence those outside direct control for positive results.
  • Displays respect to all colleagues and encourages this behaviour in own team.
  • Manages conflict in a positive and assertive manner for the best outcome.
  • The ability to manage and develop junior team members.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2. Creative Director (Copy and Art Based)

Job Title: Creative Director (Copy and Art Based)

Location: Nigeria (Remote)
Contract Length: 12 Months

Role Mission

  • You will lead a team of Creatives that develop as well as adapts a variety of work for a portfolio of premium beverage brands in Nigeria. These include but are not limited to: TTL campaigns, social media campaigns, eCommerce, digital campaigns, and shopper marketing.
  • As the Creative Director you will be responsible for the overall Creative output of the studio as well as delivering on briefs where necessary. You will need to work closely with the wider team to deliver work to exacting standards, specs, and timelines.
  • You will need to combine a deep understanding of trends inherent to the creative, beverage and retail industry with a varied skillset that will include conceptual thinking, Copy/Design/Art Direction for all forms of digital content, shopper, as well as have an understanding of motion design, social and ecommerce platforms and their ways of working.
  • You’ll need a flair for ideas, words, and design, whether in a digital, social, ecommerce, shopper or a TTL environment.

What You Will Be Doing In Your Role

  • Oversee the Creative work to meet Client’s brief and exacting standards.
  • Champion best practice and creative excellence in the creative team.
  • Direct and review the team’s work to ensure the highest quality, accuracy and consistency as well as Brand compliance.
  • Mentorship and line management of the department.
  • Drive training and development of the department.
  • Drive awards submissions (internal & external), show reels, and other collateral when needed in collaboration with the GCD.
  • Master a variety of brand tone of voice, visual identities.
  • Collaborate with the relevant team members from other disciplines.
  • Be the Creative face of the business unit.
  • Help Client find solutions to their brief.
  • Develop an effective working relationship with colleagues and Client.
  • Keep the GCD up to date with creative work being delivered.
  • Help to build culture within the team, as well as wider agency.
  • Support the team in expanding the portfolio of brands being worked on.
  • Plug into the wider Oliver Africa team.
  • Complete timesheets.

What Skills Will Help You Be Successful

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Push rather than pull leadership style.
  • Ability to build a culture that enables inclusivity in idea and opinion sharing.
  • Ability to direct and nurture creative resources.
  • Ability to give clear and concise direction to team members.
  • Ability to adapt to different working environments or project teams.
  • A powerful grasp of how content can play out across multiple mediums.
  • Excellent team work and time management skills.
  • Good attention to detail, a proactive attitude and good communication skills.
  • Take ownership and responsibility.
  • Self-starter.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3. Senior Art Director

Job Title: Senior Art Director

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Length: 12 Months
Location: Nigeria – Remote

Role Mission

  • You will be part of a team that creates as well adapts a variety of work for one of our major international beverage clients, based in Nigeria. These include but are not limited to: TTL campaigns, social media campaigns, eCommerce, other digital content and shopper marketing.
  • You will need to combine a deep understanding of trends inherent to the creative, beverage and retail industry with a varied skillset that will include conceptual thinking, digital design, motion design, shopper as well as an understanding of social and ecommerce platforms and their ways of working.
  • You’ll need a flair for all things art direction and design, be they TTL, digital, social and digital, or print.

Job Responsibilities
What you will be doing in the role:

  • Ideate as well as art direct for digital platforms, shopper and any other design needs within the department.
  • Master a variety of brand look and feels that are on Brand.
  • Present work to Client when required.
  • Help Client find solutions to their brief.
  • Develop an effective working relationship with colleagues and Client.

Requirements
What skills will help you be successful:

  • The ability to think conceptually and create work across multiple mediums.
  • Able to use data and insight to inform creative.
  • Ability to storyboard and understand motion design and editing.
  • Ability to create new content from existing.
  • A powerful grasp of how content can play out across multiple mediums.
  • Excellent teamwork and time management skills.
  • Beverage experience advantageous.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience
  • Good attention to detail, ability to quality check your own work, a proactive attitude and good communication skills.
  • Take ownership and responsibility.
  • Self-starter.
  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite and PPT.
  • Diploma or related Degree in Art Direction / Design.
  • Interest in photography and shooting video content advantageous.
  • Experience in After Effects and Premiere advantageous.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4. Senior Conceptual Copywriter

Job Title: Senior Conceptual Copywriter

Location: Nigeria – Remote
Contract Length: 12 Months

Role Mission

  • We are looking for a talented conceptual copywriter to join our team creating, as well as adapting a variety of work for one of our major international beverage clients, based in Nigeria. These include but are not limited to: TTL campaigns, social media campaigns, eCommerce, digital campaigns and shopper marketing.
  • You will need to combine a deep understanding of trends inherent to the creative, beverage and retail industry with a varied skillset that will include conceptual thinking, copywriting, research, script writing, understanding of social and ecommerce platforms and their ways of working and content project planning.
  • You’ll need to be an expert storyteller, able to find interesting and engaging ways of dramatizing subject matter, digitally savvy.

What You Will Be Doing In Your Role

  • Ideate as well as write copy for digital platforms, shopper and any other copy needs within the department.
  • Master a variety of brand voices.
  • Present work to Client when required.
  • Help Client find solutions to their brief.
  • Sit in strategy sessions with Client where necessary.
  • Develop an effective working relationship with colleagues and Client.

What Skills Will Help You Be Successful

  • Diploma or related Degree in Journalism or Copywriting.
  • Strong experience creating TTL campaigns.
  • The ability to think conceptually across multiple mediums.
  • A powerful grasp of how content can play out across multiple mediums.
  • Able to use data and insight to inform creative.
  • Able to create new content from existing.
  • A flair for words.
  • Mininimum of 10 years experience
  • Beverage experience advantageous.
  • Excellent teamwork and time management skills.
  • Good attention to detail, ability to quality check your own work, a proactive attitude and good communication skills.
  • Take ownership and responsibility.
  • Self-starter.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

5. Senior Motion Graphic Designer

Job Title: Senior Motion Graphic Designer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria – Remote
Contract Length: 12 Months

Role Mission

  • We are looking for a talented motion designer editor to join our team creating, as well as adapting a variety of work for one of our major international beverage clients, based in Nigeria.
  • These include but are not limited to: Online and broadcast video content, digital OOH, Shopper marketing, social media campaigns, eCommerce, and other digital content.
  • You will need to combine a deep understanding of trends inherent to the creative, beverage and retail industry with a varied skillset that will include motion design, editing, storyboarding and audio, as well as an understanding of creating assets/content for social, broadcast, shopper and ecommerce platforms.
  • You’ll need a flair for storytelling, all things motion, editing, photography as well as an eye for composition and design.

What You Will Be Doing In Your Role

  • Creation of online and broadcast video content, explainer videos, case studies, sponsorship pieces, behind the scenes videos and gifs, through the use of 2D animation, motion graphics, editing, illustration, and live footage.
  • Storyboard and create presentations to get Client signoff before creating videos where necessary.
  • Work with a copywriter and or art director when necessary to create new storylines from existing assets based on origination briefs.
  • Retouching where required.
  • Master a variety of brand look and feels that are on Brand.
  • Present work to Client when required.
  • Help Client find solutions to their brief.
  • Develop an effective working relationship with colleagues and Client.
  • Support the design team with any overflow work when necessary.

What Skills Will Help You Be Successful

  • Diploma or related Degree in Motion, Editing, or Multimedia.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience
  • The ability to think conceptually and design across multiple mediums.
  • Great storytelling skills.
  • Understanding of pace, timing and how visuals and music work to combine exciting content.
  • Ability to create new video content from global assets.
  • A powerful grasp of how content can play out across multiple mediums.
  • Good retouching skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and time management skills.
  • Beverage experience.
  • Good attention to detail, ability to quality check your own work, a proactive attitude and good communication skills.
  • Take ownership and responsibility.
  • Self-starter.
  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite including Media Encoder, Lightroom etc.
  • Postproduction house, broadcast experience advantageous.
  • Photography and experience in shooting your own video content is advantageous.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

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