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From that first December day in 1976, Turner has been leading the transformation of the very business we helped create with huge, bold ideas. It’s that adventurous maverick spirit that encompasses everything we do. What started simply as the “Superstation” laid the blueprint for today’s basic cable television explosion and evolved to create the first 24-hour news cable channel, CNN. Now, Turner does it all – we create great drama, honour the classics, cheer on the home team, and provide quality kid-friendly entertainment.

Boomerang is a tv channel offering fun entertainment animation programs to kids from 6-10.

Boomerang strengthens your brand goals with greater kid-focused variety for your audience through a funny, spontaneous and energetic brand.

The channel has managed to match local African kids’ taste through the acquisition of contemporary and exclusive programmes. Creative and bonding, Boing is a fun-filled playground where kids can share great stories with their friends.

  • Website – http://www.tcmafrica.com/

  • Turner Classic Movies on DISH Network – Channel 132

The channel primarily broadcasts animated television series, mostly children’s programming, ranging from action to animated comedy. It operates daily from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. (ET) and primarily aimed at children and young teenagers between the ages of 7 to 15. Cartoon Network has always been known for edgy, boundary-pushing children’s programming. With such innovative creation and presentation, Cartoon Network is setting itself up to be relevant to a whole new generation of viewers. Cartoon Networks fluidity of content allows for limitless options as Cartoon Network continues to learn how children want to watch and engage with television.

The channel primarily broadcasts animated television series, mostly children’s programming, ranging from action to animated comedy. It operates daily from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. (ET) and primarily aimed at children and young teenagers between the ages of 7 to 15. Cartoon Network has always been known for edgy, boundary-pushing children’s programming. With such innovative creation and presentation, Cartoon Network is setting itself up to be relevant to a whole new generation of viewers. Cartoon Networks fluidity of content allows for limitless options as Cartoon Network continues to learn how children want to watch and engage with television.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

The Content Writer Internship includes:

  • Monthly Stipend.
  • 30 – 40 hrs./week.
  • Valuable experience and Mentorship
  • A high value international company on your resume
  • A fun and stimulating workplace environment

Duties Include:

  • Learn to and actively monitor engagement analytics
  • You’ll be responsible for creating and managing the output of high-quality content
  • Working Independently & within a Team
  • Delivering consistent tone of voice across all Social Media Platforms.
  • Scheduling content posts on a number of different platforms
  • Participating in team brainstorms to come up with innovative ideas for social media and PR campaigns
  • Updating the team on social media news, trends and innovative campaigns

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have their bachelor’s Degree, or be within 6 Months of Receiving Degree
  • Be Deadline-Driven, Organized, Self-Starting & Detail-Oriented
  • Have a Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Must have a Personal Computer and a smartphone
  • Previous social media experience (minimum 3 months)
  • Huge passion for film, tv and entertainment
  • Actively participates in a wide variety of social media activities such as blogging, social channel posting
  • Strong working knowledge of various social media sites and proactive in considering different ways of communicating and engaging new audiences
  • Experience using scheduling software
  • Knowledge of key social media influencers and bloggers

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

The Video Editor Internship includes:

  • Monthly Stipend.
  • 30 – 40 hrs./week.
  • Valuable experience and Mentorship
  • A high value international company on your resume
  • A fun and stimulating workplace environment

Duties Include:

  • Contributing to brainstorming sessions by generating new ideas.
  • Learn to form proposals and concepts taken from external and internal briefs
  • Creating the scripts for approved projects.
  • Assisting in overseeing the production process, ensuring that all those involved in creating the project are confident in what they are doing, and updating the Production Manager with any progress

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • You must have a working smart phone or similar device
  • Have their bachelor’s Degree, or be within 6 Months of Receiving Degree
  • Degree in media/graphic arts or equivalent
  • The ability to ideate and translate ideas from spoken words into written
  • Good copywriting ability and excellent editing skills
  • An eye for design and composition
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Must have a smartphone

Desirable Criteria:

  • Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects experience
  • Advertising/marketing experience

RESEARCHERS

The Researcher Internship includes:

  • Monthly Stipend.
  • 30 – 40 hrs./week.
  • Valuable experience and Mentorship
  • A high value international company on your resume
  • A fun and stimulating workplace environment

Duties Include:

  • Run product surveys and compile customer feedback
  • Learn to Conduct competitor analysis, enabling us to understand market positions from the information we have available to us
  • Clearly communicate the relevant findings of your research with other members of the product and development teams
  • Identify, recruit, and schedule participants for various research studies such as usability testing, focus groups, diary studies, and manage multiple participant lists.
  • You must be able to communicate in person, on the phone and via email to diverse demographics

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have their bachelor’s Degree, or be within 6 Months of Receiving Degree
  • Be Deadline-Driven, Organized, Self-Starting & Detail-Oriented
  • Have a Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • You must have a Personal Computer and a smartphone

VIDEO EDITOR

The Video Editor Internship includes:

  • Monthly Stipend.
  • 30 – 40 hrs./week.
  • Valuable experience and Mentorship
  • A high value international company on your resume
  • A fun and stimulating workplace environment

Duties Include:

  • To generate and storyboard ideas and create videos that will help raise the profile and ranking of the company
  • To review scripts from stakeholders and refine what works in a video context
  • Assist and actively learn to take a video project from conception to delivery

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have their bachelor’s Degree, or be within 6 Months of Receiving Degree
  • Be Deadline-Driven, Organized, Self-Starting & Detail-Oriented
  • Have a Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Have some experience of and be willing to learn Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Must have a smartphone or similar device

COPY WRITERS

The Content Writer Internship includes:

  • Monthly Stipend.
  • 30 – 40 hrs./week.
  • Valuable experience and Mentorship
  • A high value international company on your resume
  • A fun and stimulating workplace environment

Duties Include:

  • Learning, Writing, Internet Research, Analysis, & Reporting
  • Weekly Website Updates
  • Working Independently & within a Team
  • Delivering consistent tone of voice across all touchpoints.
  • Becoming a passionate brand custodian
  • Repurposing content for different mediums including but not limited to social media and video

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have their bachelor’s Degree, or be within 6 Months of Receiving Degree
  • Be Deadline-Driven, Organized, Self-Starting & Detail-Oriented
  • Have a Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Must have a Personal Computer and a smartphone

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games – Asset Marketing

Client: Optima Ports Marketing Int’l Ltd [OSMi]

Job: Marketing of the TV Rights to the Sydney 2000 Olympic games.

Problem(s): To maximize the value of Sporting Rights asset for a brand new entrant involved:

  • Creating a value addition chain, i.e. how do sponsors maximize their spend?
  • Create sufficient ”eyeballs” given the time differential between Sydney and Lagos…

These started with:

  • Creation of a GwCL unit within OSMi that handled Strategy and planning…
  • Asset valuation – breaking down the multi-event’s transmission into marketable chunks
  • Setup of a Marketing System – recruit – train – manage advert window sales force in 8 months!
  • Guided client through negotiations with the networks!
  • Designed schedules on a dedicated 24-hour channel for a 3-week multi-sports event.

Results:

  • 1st transmission of a privately held multi-sports Rights Asset in the Nigerian market space.
  • Pioneers of Public – Private multi-network syndication.
  • Client 1 sub-regional Sports Asset marketing firms
  • Exceeded Rights Valuation targets by an average of 22.5% across all sports.,

The MB Place – Brand Management

Client: MB Automobile Services Ltd  – The MB Place

Job: Creating a new sub-brand, The MB Place – an exclusive Mercedes-Benz sub-dealership.

Problem(s):

  • Creating a new brand identity for a dealership subsumed by its global marquee franchise.
  • Create identity capable of attracting other luxury, con-competing marquee franchises.
  • Print-focused campaign that adhered Mercedes-Benz global layout formats but contextualized the copy.
  • Adverts started a 10+ years “conversation” with owners of the brand’s cars – alluding to local issues…
  • Supported with branded promotions, i.e. polo tournaments, fashion shows and art exhibitions – especially branded marketing collaterals.

Results: 

  • 15+ years account management relationship!
  • Client became ECOWAS sub-regional distributor 1 for Mercedes passenger cars.
  • Eventually became General Distributor for Nigeria which is 65% of sub-region’s vehicle market for all Daimler – Benz AG vehicles…
  • Acquired other luxury marquees, such as,
    • Bang & Olufsen – renowned Danish AV systems marquee.
    • Sapporiti s.a. – Milan’s famous light fittings design studio.
    • TechnoGym s.a. – luxury Italian exercise machines.

Assignments: Creation of media campaigns, in traditional media, for a specialist Distributor and workshop of Daimler-Benz passenger vehicles…
1. Due to country-specific regulations, this afforded need for local creation of materials, strictly guided by brand’s Style guidelines in copy and layout!
2. Led to creation of award-winning press ads over 10-year period
3. Management of numerous product launches (C/M/A-Class vehicles)
4. Branded “Special Event” promotions, i.e. sponsorship of Fashion Shows, Polo tournaments, Art exhibitions, etc.

Football, Football TV Show (1996 – 2002) – Content Creation

Client: Greenworld Communications Ltd

Job: Program Content development  – “Football, Football” (1996 – 2002)

Problem(s): Creating a new program concept involved:

  • Content material Rights acquisition
  • Production costs beyond budget
  • Distribution/syndication of material
  • Creation of Agency/advertiser awareness

These range from:

  • Scripting, recording, editing and even presentation of in-house researched Free-To-Air channel-sourced materials.
  • Network – content provider income split distribution arrangement.
  • Direct marketing to media contractors of agency networks.

Result(s):

  • Pioneered soccer analysis chat show genre in Nigeria – pre-dating DirectSat TV’s EPL offerings!
  • Innovated numerous advert windows to categories of sponsors by mixing AV and CG graphics on presentations.
  • Syndicated on a mix multiple public and private terrestrial channels.