Senior Trade Promotion Officer at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the Premier Chamber of Commerce in Nigeria. It was incorporated in 1950 as a non-profit making organization, Limited by Guarantee under the Companies Act of 1948. The primary objective of the Chamber is to promote, support or oppose legislative or other measures affecting trade, industry, commerce and agriculture as well as representing the opinion of the business community on the above matters in particular, and the economy as a whole.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Trade Promotion Officer

Location: Lagos

Summary Objective

  • The prospective employee is expected to be a business development specialist with Project/events management skills to continually grow the Client base of the Lagos International Trade Fair and other specialized exhibitions by canvassing for the local and international exhibitors, partners, attract visitors to the fairs and maintain an active prospective databank always.


  • Develop strategies on how to market and sell the annual LITF and other exhibitions organized by the department.
  • Attract exhibitors in Nigeria and Overseas to participate in these exhibitions.
  • Implement all strategies so-developed as approved by the Director of Trade Promotion
  • Suggest and recommend Sales requirements / expectations for all exhibitions in the department.
  • Manage workplan / marketing budget as assigned for all events. 
  • Ensure efficient management of costs on all assigned tasks.
  • Manage the participation of States, MDAs at the LITF efficiently.
  • Keep records of relevant contractors and update the records periodically.
  • Manage, Supervise and Train the marketing support staff; submit periodic and timely reports on their activities to the Director.
  • Assist in coordinating the production of Promotional materials such as Prospectus, Catalogue, Souvenirs, and any such material needed to market the LITF and other exhibitions. 
  • Manage all Protocol regarding Government and International relations assignments.
  • Maintain strong interpersonal relationship with all exhibitors (local and foreign)
  • Attend to exhibitors’ complaints promptly while ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Continually source for and enlist new exhibitors for the LITF and other exhibitions.
  • Respond to inquiries from internal / external clients especially exhibitors.
  • Track all payments for space allocation and monitor payments accordingly.
  • Propose and manage all approved contractors, agents, partners and leads ensuring that all jobs are properly completed and delivered. 
  • Perform any other official duty as assigned by the Director. 

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Social Science / Management disciplines (Business Administration, Marketing, Sociology, etc).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Persuasive, proficient in the use of Microsoft offices and possess event management skills.


  • 4-5 years cognate experience in Membership/Customer relations management, event management, marketing and sales management. 
  • Skills and attributes, and digital Marketing Skills, MS Word, Excel, and PPT, proactive and event management skills.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity 
  • The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the recruitment terms, conditions, or benefits of employment on account of race, tribe or ethnicity, age, religion, color, disability, gender, marital status. national origin, physical, beliefs or religion or any other discriminatory grounds.

Job Requirements:

  • The Job Holder must have core competencies in marketing and sales, new business development, negotiation skills, digital marketing/social media marketing skills, project management, events management etc.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a soft copy of their Application Letter and their attached CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline 19th January, 2024.

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