Sesema PR’s Corporate Communications Pitch Competition

Are you Interested in Communications and Technology? Apply for Sesema PR’s Corporate Communications Pitch Competition

Following the success of the first two editions of its Corporate Communications Pitch Competition (CCPC); Sesema Public Relations, a leading Public Relations and Marketing Communications firm in Nigeria is calling for entries for the third edition of its competition.

In line with the second edition, this year’s competition will be in two different categories; Public Relations and IT/graphics design. The grand prize is a six (6) months paid internship which may lead to full employment and a cash prize which increased this year to the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N150, 000) for each category.

As part of the selection process, applicants for the PR/Communications category are requested to write an essay on “What PR tactics can be used to change the negative perception of a government administration willing to run for second term” while applicants for the IT/GRAPHICS DESIGN category will be required to “Redesign the logo of an existing telecommunications company in Nigeria”.

Previous editions of the competition have produced winners who are doing exploits in the Corporate Communications industry. The Corporate Communications Pitch Competition is supported by Guardian, Jobberman, BellaNaija, Information Nigeria and BrandArena.


  • The essay should be between 500-1000 words.
  • Name, course of study and essay topic must be clearly inscribed at the top right-hand corner of the document.


  • Documentation must be in MS Word
  • Font type – Segoe UI Light
  • Font size – 11
  • Paragraph spacing – single
  • Page number- bottom of the page and centralized

To be eligible for participation, PR Applicants must:

  • Be between 20 -26 years old
  • Possess a minimum of a second class lower degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, English language, Communications and Media Studies, Advertising or any other related field.
  • Must have completed or about to complete the National Youth Service Corp programme


  • Design size must not be larger than 2MB
  • Design should be saved in JPEG or PNG format

To be eligible for participation, IT/graphics design Applicants must;

  • Be between 20 -26 years old
  • Have a background in Computer Science, Information Technology or any other related Field.
  • Must have completed or about to complete the National Youth Service Corp programme


Participants are required to submit copies of the following documents along with their entry;

  • University statement of result or certificate
  • A valid identification card
  • NYSC card or Discharge Certificate

Entries to be submitted on this link:

The call for entries will run from Monday, January 22nd until Monday, February 12th, 2018

Shortlisting of candidates for the final competitionMarch 5th, 2018

Final pitch presentation and prize-giving: April 3rd,2018

Any application submitted outside the specified time frame will not be accepted.

For more information, follow @sesema_pr on all social media platforms or visit website:

N.B: Winners of the competition must be available for the six months internship program.



Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off-trade channel. The company is recruiting qualified candidates to fill the position of a Corporate Communications Manager.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor degree and post graduate qualification in PR, Marketing or Journalism is preferable.
  • Minimum 8 year’s experience working at a strategic level on business or brand related communications.
  • Superior writing and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record in communications and communication strategy development
  • Capable of leading the communications planning process and facilitating broader involvement in this process.

For additional information and method of application, visit