The Cameroonian Edwin Eselem designated Public Relations and Communications Lead at the Basketball Association League (NBA Africa)

Le Camerounais Edwin Eselem désigné responsable des relations publiques et de la communication de la Basketball Association League (NBA Africa)

5 Mar 2022 | COMMUNICATION | 0 comments

[CamerExcellence] – The Cameroonian Edwin Eselem is since January 2022 the Public Relations and Communications Lead at the Basketball Association League (NBA Africa).

Today, the former Communication Transformation Manager of Orange Cameroon is working in Dakar, Senegal.

Recruited by NBA, Edwin Eselem reports directly to the Vice President and Head of Strategy and Operations of the BAL. He will oversee the strategy and execution of the BAL’s communications to increase fan and media attendance at BAL games/events, ensure media coverage of the league, develop the league’s audience and provide the media with a professional in-stadium experience on game days.

His responsibilities include setting the overall BAL communications strategy, overseeing all commercial and on-field communications, developing press releases and messages, securing media coverage in Africa on an ongoing basis, liaising with internal stakeholders, teams, partners and the media, executing league events on-site and preparing executives.

Edwin Eselem is an excellent Brand and Communications Professional with experience in marketing communications, brand building and brand assets like Football, Music, Cinema Comedy and Esports.

He has 17 years of experience in operation and management in Europe and Africa with a strong focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. He also gets a track record of achieving team-driven success in cross-functional communication projects, events and partnerships.

His core skills include Strategic vision & leadership, Events management, Budget Management, Partnerships, Rebranding, Event Management, Media Relations and Media Training, Marketing Communications, Brand building, Brand Performance tracking & analysis, Media and Public Relations.

Edwin Eselem is a graduate of the University of Buea in Cameroon. He holds a Master of Science in Corporate Communications and a Bachelor of Science (with honours) in Journalism and Mass Communication. He is now the Public Relations and Communications Lead at the Basketball Africa League (NBA Africa), the Africa branch of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Writer

Edwin Eselem is also à writer. His book “From Wotutu to the World” is a story of hope and resilience, connecting the dots of Eselem’s life to landmark venues, events, geographical locations and anecdotal evidence. It tells a compelling story of how these milestones shaped his thoughts, words, actions, character and deeds.

The book provides a tell-it-all, enlightening, instructive, engrossing and passionate approach to Eselem’s journey. It also captures in a scintillating and honest fashion, his personality, fears and aspirations.

According to Ogbe ABUNAW, Regional, HR Director at Ericsson, Edwin is an indelible asset of inestimable value for every fast-paced and dynamic organization. “He is highly skilled and adept in his field to the core and exudes a high level of professionalism in every sense of it. He brings light to every project he touches instilled with high commitment with a results-driven, challenger and grows mindset always. He is a must-have for every thriving organization”, Writes Ogbe ABUNAW on LinkedIn.

By Laurent Mbakoa, CamerExcellence

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