Film Director and Executive Director at Direct Danniel Investment Limited (DDIL)


Direct Danniel Investment Limited (DDIL) is a limited liability company and a Parent body to seven (7) different subsidiaries namely: Direct Danniel Savings/Loan, International Film Village and Estates, Mega Contribution, Christian Cable Television Network, Five Star Security Company, Legends of Africa and ICDAF Films Production Company. A short summary of the services of these subsidiaries are; Real Estate, Cable Television Channel, Film Production and Marketing, Savings and Loans business, Import and Export, e.t.c.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Film Director

2.) Executive Director

Locations: Lagos and Delta
Employment Type: Full-time

About this Role

  • We are looking for directors to fill two roles of a director which are: Film Director and Executive Director in Lagos state and Delta state respectively.
  • Each of these roles requires a leader to possess exceptional soft skills.
  • He/she should excel in owner, guest and associate relations and must be resourceful, highly self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic and keen sense of urgency, have exceptional written/verbal communication skills, and be able to guide and direct work teams, individuals, and various operating departments to achieve business development objectives.
  • The candidate must be a resident of the state he/she is applying from.

Job Description
Executive Director:

  • The Executive Director sits within a geographical territory and leads a team of managers responsible for new prospect.
  • This position will drive results through thought leadership, rigorous performance management and coaching and development of a high performing team.

Film Director:

  • We are also looking for a Film Director to join our team and oversee the narrative interpretation of a script to be shown in our final production.
  • Ultimately, you will work with Actors and other individuals on set to ensure the film matches your creative vision for the final production.

Genaral Responsibilities

  • Drive overall sales territory strategy to achieve business goals and sales targets
  • Ability to do strategic planning (20 – 30% of time)
  • Collect customer feedback and distribute internally to influence product development based on customer need
  • Develop a strategy that the team members can use to better reach a project’s goal.
  • Reading scripts and working on its continued development
  • Reading and editing scripts
  • Attend casting sessions and selecting actors
  • Interpret scripts and understand the story and narrative style
  • Oversee rehearsals to ensure actors understand your artistic vision
  • Identify set locations for different scenes in the film
  • Work within budgetary constraints when needed
  • Assign tasks to team members.
  • Determine the completion timeline and monitor progress to keep the project on track and on schedule.
  • Communicate clear instructions to members.
  • Results focus
  • Demonstrates a competitive, positive attitude, quickly adapts to different situations, and recovers from setbacks
  • Ensuring that actors and the film crew interpret a script based on the film’s narrative style
  • Motivating actors to produce their best dramatic performance
  • Adhere to a production schedule to ensure the film is completed on time
  • Coordinate with a camera crew, art directors, costume designers and musical composer to ensure a consistent creative execution

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years experience.


  • Strategic thinking
  • Leadership and team motivation
  • Personal accountability
  • Compliance focused
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience leading teams, 3 – 4 years minimum
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Creative mindset
  • Confidence and motivational skill
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Film Director
  • Proven experience winning new business relationships
  • Experience achieving sales quota and goals through multiple product offerings
  • Experience in a highly-regulated industry
  • Proven work experience as a Film Director or similar role
  • Must be a resident of the state he/she is applying from
  • Experience directing short films, industry knowledge and technical expertise

N200,000 – N300,000 salary monthly.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: If you have any of the above requirements including must be a permanent resident of the state he / she is applying from and have at least 4 sets of skills out of the skills listed above, you are eligible to apply

Application Deadline  8th July, 2022.

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