Vacancy

Folio Communications Limited, publishers of The DAILY TIMES titles and Nigeria: Our Heritage book is recruiting for the following positions: 

  1. Job Title: Editor

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or any related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ work experience in the media industry.
  • Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.

Job Description:

  • Coordinate online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas
  • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
  • Manage writers and reporters
  • Cooperate and liaise with graphics artist, photographers, advertising reps, writers, and reporters.
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of media production and communication.
  • Must be thorough and pay attention to details.
  • Excellent leadership skills.

 

  1. Job Title: Politics Editor

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or any related field.
  • Minimum 7 years’ work experience in the media industry.

Job Description:

  • Coordinate online or print political pages and manage content areas.
  • Set politics publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
  • Manage writers and reporters
  • Cooperate and liaise with graphics artist, photographers, advertising reps, writers, and reporters.
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements

Skills:

  • Highly knowledgeable about Nigeria & Africa’s political terrain.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of media production and communication.
  • Must be thorough and pay attention to details.

 

  1. Job Title: Business Editor

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or any related field.
  • Minimum 7 years’ work experience in the media industry.

Job Description:

  • Coordinate online or print political pages and manage content areas.
  • Set politics publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
  • Manage writers and reporters
  • Cooperate and liaise with graphics artist, photographers, advertising reps, writers, and reporters.
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements

Skills:

  • Highly knowledgeable about the various business sectors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of media production and communication.
  • Must be thorough and pay attention to details.

 

  1. Job Title: General Manager (Special Publications)

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or any related field.
  • Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 10 years’ work experience in the media industry.

Job Description:

  • A top level position.
  • Overseeing daily business development activities.
  • Developing and implementing business growth strategies.
  • Researching and identifying growth opportunities.
  • Creating and managing budgets.
  • Improving revenue.
  • Hiring and training business unit team
  • Evaluating performance and productivity.
  • Analyzing accounting and financial data.
  • Generating monthly reports and giving presentations.

Skills:

  • Must be a goal getter
  • Possess exceptional stamina for business drive.
  • Must be able to initiate and sustain top level relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate; getting the better side of any business deal.
  • Must be thorough and pay attention to details.

 

  1. Job Title: General Manager (Events and Conferences)

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or any related field.
  • Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 10 years’ work experience in the media industry.

Job Description:

  • A top level position.
  • Overseeing corporate events and sponsorship activities.
  • Developing and implementing business growth strategies.
  • Researching and identifying growth opportunities.
  • Creating and managing budgets.
  • Improving revenue.
  • Hiring and training business unit team
  • Evaluating performance and productivity.
  • Analyzing accounting and financial data.
  • Generating monthly reports and giving presentations

Skills:

  • Must be a goal getter
  • Possess exceptional stamina for business drive.
  • Must be able to initiate and sustain top level relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate; getting the better side of any business deal.
  • Must be thorough and pay attention to details.

 

  1. Job Title: Advert Head

Location: Lagos

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Advertising, Business Studies/Administration/Management or any related field.
  • Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a sales position and preferably managing a large team.

Job Description:

  • Overseeing advertising department operations and staff members.
  • Working with staff members, clients, or an ad agency to establish and meet projects goals and establish and enforce budgets and timelines.
  • Developing advertising strategies to increase advertisers’ interest in products or services.
  • Negotiating advert specifications and terms with clients or other external parties.
  • Initiating and directing research efforts.
  • Collecting and analyzing data and presenting it to other parties, including management and clients.
  • Participating in the hiring and evaluating employees within the advertising department.

 

Skills:

  • Must be a goal getter
  • Possess exceptional stamina for business drive.
  • Must be able to initiate and sustain business relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate; getting the better side of any business deal.

 

  1. Job Title: Copy Sales Manager

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Marketing, Business Studies/Administration/Management or any related field.
  • Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a sales position and preferably managing a large team.

Job Description:

  • Experience in Sales Management with proven ability to drive processes from inception to finish.
  • Capable of teaching the process for successful prospecting & closing new business, leading to consistent quota achievement.
  • Evidence of successfully leading others to exceed measurable sales and revenue targets.
  • Ability to both set strategy, manage sales quotas, and follow through on tactical implementation and execution of initiatives – an operator with vision.
  • Demonstrated experience with “Consultative Selling” to identify and solve customer problems.

 

Skills:

  • Must be a goal getter
  • Possess exceptional stamina for business drive.
  • Must be able to initiate and sustain business relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate; getting the better side of any business deal.

 

  1. Job Title: Online Editor

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Journalism, Computer Science or in any related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ working experience in the digital media industry

Job Description:

  • Proven working experience as an editor
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
  • Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines

 

Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Must be a goal getter
  • Prioritizing and multitasking.

 

  1. Job Title: Sports Editor

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Journalism, or in any related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in the media industry

Job Description:

  • Coordinate sports news publishing cycle and manage content areas
  • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate sports headline ideas in alignment with trending sports news
  • Cooperate and liaise with designers, photographers, advertising reps, writers, artists etc
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines

Skills:

  • A strong passion for sports
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Must be a goal getter
  • Prioritizing and multitasking.

 

  1. Job Title: Data Analyst/Infographic Designer

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree.
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in Computer Science or any other numeric field of study

Job Description:

  • Collecting and interpreting data
  • Analyzing results
  • Reporting the results back to the relevant members of the business
  • Identifying patterns and trends in data sets
  • Working alongside teams within the business or the management team to establish business needs
  • Defining new data collection and analysis processes

Skills:

  • Analytical skills and strong passion for numeracy
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skills
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Mathematics skills to estimate numerical data.

 

  1. Job Title: Graphic Artist

Location: Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree.
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in Computer Science or any related field of study

Job Description:

  • Create visual concepts using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers.
  • Develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, and editorial contents
  • Determine the message the design should portray
  • Create images that convey a message
  • Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, and websites
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layout
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the Editor into the final design
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them.

Skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skills
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking

 

  1. Job Title: Marketing Executives

Location: Lagos & Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Business Administration, marketing or any related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience

Job Description:

  • Ability to work in a team with the sales department.
  • Capable to implement business development strategies and promotional campaigns.
  • Develop sales leads to attract potential clients.
  • Must be able to meet sales quota on a monthly basis
  • Handle sales accounts and keep track of sales records

Skills:

  • Must be a goal getter
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skills

 

  1. Job Title: Copy Sales Executives

Location: Lagos & Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Business Administration, marketing or any related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience

Job Description:

  • Ability to work in a team with the sales department.
  • Capable to implement business development strategies and promotional campaigns.
  • Develop sales leads to attract potential clients.
  • Must be able to meet sales quota on a monthly basis
  • Handle sales accounts and keep track of sales records

Skills:

  • Must be a goal getter
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skills

 

  1. Job Title: Multimedia Reporters

Location: Lagos & Abuja

Qualification:

  • First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or in related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience

Job Description:

  • Ability to write in an exciting, captivating, authentic manner, producing news stories that are unique and engaging.
  • Ability to use the latest editing and photography technology to tell compelling stories.
  • Develop story ideas; write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting; use graphics and new forms of media, such as webcam interviews and viewer-contributed pictures.
  • Ability to use audio and video, still pictures and powerful graphics, or innovative new media like video clips and animations
  • Responsible for capturing and accurately conveying ongoing news stories.
  • Collect, verify and analyze thoroughly newsworthy information
  • Assemble findings into a stable story
  • Publish or broadcast news stories
  • Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
  • Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes.

Skills:

  • Must be a goal getter
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Versatility with social media platforms

 

How to Apply

    1. Do not apply for more than one position
    2. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CVs & Cover Letters to careers@dailytimes.ng
    3. Use the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail
    4. Application closes 8th July, 2019.

 

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