Manager – Sponsorship at MTN Nigeria



We at MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTNN) are a purpose and value-led organization.

At MTN Nigeria, we believe that understanding our people’s needs and aspirations is key to creating experiences that delight you at work, every day. We are committed to fostering an environment where every member of our Y’ello Family is heard, understood, and empowered to live an inspired life.

Our values keep us grounded and moving in the right direction. Most importantly, they keep us honest. It is not something we claim to be. It is in our DNA.

As an organisation, we consider it our mission to create an exciting and rewarding place to work, where our people can be themselves, thrive in positivity and ignite their full potential. A workplace that boosts creativity and innovation, improves productivity, and ultimately drives meaningful results. A workplace that is built on relationships and achieving a purpose that is bigger than us. This is what we want you to experience with us!

Our commitments go beyond an organisational promise. It is in our leadership and managerial ethos to meaningfully partner with our employees, customers, and stakeholders with a vision to realise our shared goals.

Do you want to be a part of a mission that delivers a bold new digital world to Nigeria and Nigerians?

Then, join MTN Nigeria!

Welcome to our Y’ello family where our people are our most critical competitive assets.

If you are passionate about working for a brand that believes and invests in YOU while delivering the best value to those they serve, then THIS is the place.

Our Employee Value Proposition enables you to work with meaning, connect to develop, thrive in positivity, and grow with purpose, all-round, in all aspects to Live inspired.


  • Review the telecommunications market, contribute to the development of sponsorship and event strategies, and develop plans and programs to support the achievement of set business targets for return on investment and objectives.
  • Execute activities in the Consumer Marketing Management plan to ensure that brand and communication objectives are achieved.
  • Coordinate and manage MTNN’s sponsorship activities in the consumer market segment and assess sponsorship proposals with respect to consumer marketing.
  • Monitor external vendors, event managers, and agencies to ensure activities are cost-effective and adhere to timelines or scales.
  • Monitor and control HV sponsorships, promotions, and events budgets to ensure they are within authorized communication and brand budgets.
  • Design and implement metrics to measure the impact of current processes and strategies related to sponsorship, promotions, and events.
  • Initiates, facilitates, and coordinates all sponsorships, promotions, and events related to consumer marketing.
  • Research and implement industry best practices with regard to sponsorship, promotions, and events.
  • Lead cross-functional initiatives to proactively ensure smooth implementation of all sponsorships, promotions, and events.
  • Promote and ensure internal buy-in of the various units in MTNN for all sponsorships, promotions, and events.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets and requirements, and regular review of their training needs.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Identify the training requirements of team members and develop a program to address knowledge gaps and enrich the knowledge repository within the department.
  • First degree in any related discipline
  • A master’s in business administration would be an added advantage.
  • Fluent in English
6–13 years’ experience, which includes:
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization, with experience in supervising or managing others
  • Experience working in a medium- to large organization.
  • Marketing experience, on either the client’s side or the agency’s side
  • Experience in sponsorships and events.
  • Experience in managing properties and an understanding of the impact and limitations of sponsorships.
  • Brand and project management


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