Job at NBA Nigeria – National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association is a professional basketball league in North America. The league is composed of 30 teams and is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. It is the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.

National Basketball Association Nigeria is currently recruiting into a vacant position. 

Applications are accepted from interested persons should apply for the vacant job at NBA Nigeria – National Basketball Association.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

  • Key contributor to the planning and execution of experiential events (i.e. Jr. NBA launches, hospitality events, fan festivals, viewing parties, etc.)
  • Lead the management of overall event budgets for specific event platforms including tracking all event costs, serving as primary contact for the Finance team in London
  • Partner with African senior leadership by working across various departments to develop new concepts to be monetized, by identifying new events revenue opportunities for existing and new NBA partners
  • On-going regular communication with broader Africa events & operations in Johannesburg to review planning & ideation, internal processes, and budget tracking
  • Work on the planning and execution of all NBA Events and Hospitality programs held in Nigeria or related to NBA Africa’s business
  • Management of event agencies & vendors including the research, selection process and ongoing management
  • Contribute to managing the creative development process for specific events including management of agency/internal processes
  • Support development and execution of on-site and post-event research program
  • Accountable for specific event recaps & evaluations

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Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Excellent computer skills including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Self-starter who is capable of operating in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Must have exceptional communication skills (verbal and written), English required, French proficiency strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of event marketing, experiential marketing, media, brand management, and promotions (conception through execution and event management)
  • Position will require occasional international travel across the African continent

Experience Needed:

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in events operations/management or related field in Nigeria
  • Prior experience working across the African continent, preferred
  • Prior experience managing events budgets and events agencies, required
  • Experience working with corporate partners, delivering on contractual obligations, and providing exceptional client/partner experience|

Educational Background Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Project management certification is a plus

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Deadline: Not Specified

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