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Confederation of African Football

Confederation of African Football

Senior Manager Media Relations and Operations


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Mar 4, 2024


Ready to lead a new era in African football?
You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit aSenior Manager Media Relations and Operations.

Develop and execute media relations plan to promote CAF programs, activities, campaigns, and events.
Support the Communications Director in delivering the overall Communications Strategy.
Develop and strengthen the relationship between CAF and Media.
Identify and define the media landscape.
Develop Messaging for CAF Campaigns and events.
Coordinate the overall communication and promotion of CAF’S events and campaigns.
Apply knowledge of communications and trends by providing advice, inputs, and recommendations to CAF.
Contribute to the development of innovative media solutions for CAF.
Plan, support, and implement the delivery of quality, professional, consistent, and efficient media relations services at all CAF competitions and events.
Lead the development of procedures, guidelines, checklists, and support documentation related to media relations and operations at CAF centralized and decentralized events.
Organize Media opportunities and activities such as: Press Conference, Media briefings, Interviews, etc.
Contribute to the planning and implementation of event media services and media operations.
Liaise with all the relevant CAF departments to ensure that media relations, services and operations are included in the planning and execution of all CAF events and competitions.
Be responsible for detailed planning and implementation of media facilities and services at all CAF competitions and events.
Assist and support Local Organizing Committees in delivering media facilities as per CAF requirements.
On-site event-time role will include overseeing the delivery of all media operations and being main point of contact to other CAF departments, local entities, and external suppliers in relation to media relations and media operations.
Handle the procurement of technical services for media events.
Budget planning and management.
Coordinate Media Officers during centralized and decentralized events.
Event management/ Operations:

Oversee the delivery of CAF competition(s) in the planning phase and on-site, acting as a media manager.
Work with Accreditations Manager to facilitate Media Accreditation Process.
Lead the Planning of Media Events.

Project management:

Lead or support specific projects related media operations and media relations.
Manage service providers and handle tenders and procurement procedures when necessary.
Contribute to specific working groups within the communications department and across CAF.
Bring added value by contributing innovative ideas to further enhance CAF approach to media relations and media operations.

Requirements (profile):

Bachelor or equivalent degree in communications, media relations, or similar.
Minimum of five years’ experience in senior media relations role at international level.
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and other modern IT tools.
Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of any of the other CAF official languages (Arabic and/or Portuguese) is an asset.
Critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Leader, team builder, strategic and conceptual thinker, service minded and able to understand the needs of the business.
Resistance of stress.
Willingness to travel anywhere, anytime whenever the work needs.

We offer:

An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
Attractive employment conditions.
The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
Quality social security coverage.
An excellent pension schemes.

The position will be based in CAF Headquarters Cairo, Egypt. Only qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin colour, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, or on any other grounds.

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