- Job Type: Full Time , Remote
- Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
- Experience4 years
- Location: Lagos
- Job Field: Media / Advertising / Branding
- He / She must have a track record of reporting and writing in English.
- The ideal candidate should have a vast understanding of Nigeria, its media market, audience, and digital trends
- To generate, write, edit and publish compelling and original multimedia content across all our platforms in English or Hausa
- Cover breaking news and live events in person or in collaboration with reporters on the field
- Translate content from English to Hausa and vice – versa
- Contribute in generating ideas and planning for coverage as well as collaborating with other sections within the newsroom to ensure effective use of resources
- Researching, scripting and packaging stories that appeal to young audience across platforms
- Reversioning content for English platforms and external partners
- Sourcing and interviewing potential news sources and high-profile guests
- Working with reporters to commission and write engaging features and news analysis
- Monitoring trending topics on social media and writing stories that will appeal to digital audience
- Working in collaboration with digital editors on any task that may be assigned to you
Qualification and Experience
- Minimum of a degree in Mass Communication, English, Social Sciences or any relevant subject
- Minimum of four years experience
Skills and Competencies:
- Proficiency in English language
- Understanding of Hausa language is not compulsory but an added advantage
- Sound editorial judgment
- Knowledge of social media and creative ways of using it to drive engagement
- Strong journalism and field reporting experience
- Ability to work as a team player and respond to tight deadline
- Familiarity with the Nigerian media landscape
- Knowledge of any audio, video or photo editing software programme will be a valuable addition
Method of Application
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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