Idagu David is a communication strategist and works to help organizations, brands and individuals define and clarify their message and get it out to the right audience, using the most effective channels and strategies.
He is the Head of Corporate Communication and Public Relations of the Solalina Investment Group and the parent company – Modickson Consortium; overseeing and providing guidance in marketing, digital marketing, customer service and business development.
With 7years (plus) experience and training in corporate communication, brand strategy and marketing, Idagu has worked on a wide array of projects that required skills in public relations planning, brand communication, media relations, content creation, PR writing, marketing research and analysis, brand storytelling, digital marketing and design thinking.
Prior to his current role, he has worked as Account Manager with GRAYLING PR and as well as Senior consultant for C.Moore Media international Public Relations; London headquartered and New- York based communication agencies respectively.
He was also the head of Strategy for Public Relations Academy Nigeria as well handles Media relations for Africa’s biggest digital and media event- Social Media Week Lagos.
During this period, he has worked with both local and international brands as Konga, Chivas, Hennessy, Jameson, Moet, Social Media Week Lagos and with media organizations including CNN, BBC, Huffington post, Channels TV, Business day and more.
Strategy planning, Public relations execution, content creation and deployment, digital and social media engagement, public relations writing, design thinking problem solving methodology, public speaking and presentation skills.
ACADEMIC AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
MSc Public Relations (Marketing option) 2018
IDEO Design thinking Course 2016
Daystar Leadership Academy 2013
University of East Anglia UK 2013
Samsung Sales Academy 2010
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public relations 2008
ARTICLES IN LOCAL/INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
Contributing author: Nigeria Social Responsibility and Enterprise Reporting
AWARDS/ PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS