Friday, June 5, 2020

Vacancy

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB INFORMATION

Closing Date

18/02/2020

Position Title

 

Business Times Editor

Management Responsibility

 

Business Times Reporters/ Correspondents

Internal Interaction

 

All Staff

External interaction

 

Business Leaders and General Public

Job Summary

 

 

·         Coordinate online or print business pages and manage content areas.

·         Set business 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 for investigative/in-depth stories

·         Cooperate and liaise with graphics artist, photographers, advertising reps, writers, and reporters.

·         Comply with media law and ethical guidelines

·         Meet deadlines and budget requirements

            ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Accountabilities

Major Activities

Performance indicators

Generate news content for the quarterly Business Times publication

 

 

 

·         Set business 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 for investigative/in-depth stories

·         Cooperate and liaise with graphics artist, photographers, advertising reps, writers, and reporters.

·         Comply with media law and ethical guidelines

·         Meet deadlines and budget requirements

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

Educational Qualifications

 

First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or any field of study

Functional skill

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Knowledge of media production and communication.

·         Must be thorough and pay attention to details.

·         Excellent leadership skills.

·         Female journalists are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.

 

Relevant (Functional/Level)

Minimum of Four years as an Editor

Total Years of Experience

·         Minimum seven years’ work experience in the media industry, four of which should be as an editor.

 

       

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB INFORMATION

Date

18/02/2020

Position Title

 

Sunday Times Editor

Management Responsibility

 

Sunday Times Reporters/ Correspondents

Internal Interaction

 

All Staff

External interaction

 

General Public

Job Summary

 

 

·         Coordinate online or print Sunday times newspaper.

·         Set the 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 for investigative/in-depth stories

·         Cooperate and liaise with graphics artist, photographers, advertising reps, writers, and reporters.

·         Comply with media law and ethical guidelines

·         Meet deadlines and budget requirements

            ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Accountabilities

Major Activities

Performance indicators

Generate news content for the weekly publication of Sunday Times

 

 

 

·         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 for investigative/in-depth stories

·         Cooperate and liaise with graphics artist, photographers, advertising reps, writers, and reporters.

·         Comply with media law and ethical guidelines

·         Meet deadlines and budget requirements

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

Educational Qualifications

 

First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or any field of study

Functional skill

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Knowledge of media production and communication.

·         Must be thorough and pay attention to details.

·         Excellent leadership skills.

·         Female journalists are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.

 

Relevant (Functional/Level)

Minimum of Four years as an Editor

Total Years of Experience

·         Minimum seven years’ work experience in the media industry, four of which should be as an editor.

 

       

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB INFORMATION

Date

18/02/2020

Position Title

 

Managing Editor

Management Responsibility

 

All Line Editors

Internal Interaction

 

All Staff

External interaction

 

General Public

Job Summary

 

 

·         Directly supervise the day-to-day operations of the publication, and reports to the editor in chief.

·         Suggest ideas, assign articles, handle problems, keep staff on schedule and answer questions from department editors.

·         Coordinate the newsroom and editorial processes.

·         Ensure the editorial staff are in tune with news outbreak in their respective beats

·         Coordinate the regular meetings of the editorial board

·         Implement sanctions on reporters that violates media laws and ethical guidelines

·         Creating and enforcing deadlines on editorial contents and publications

·         Enforce the implementation of policies set by the Editor-in-Chief.

·         Oversees news operations and opinion pages in the newspaper.

·         Supervise the activities of different section editors

·         Attend events on behalf of the company or editor in chief

·         Oversee proofreading procedures and edit copy when necessary

·         Plan and approve assignments for writers and editors

·         Collaborate with editor in chief to determine issues’ content and topics

            ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Accountabilities

Major Activities

Performance indicators

Effective management of all editorial staff and processes.

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

Educational Qualifications

 

First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or any field of study

Functional skill

·         Flawless management of the newsroom and day-to-day operation of publications.

·         Organizational full compliance with media law and ethical guidelines.

·         Constitute a highly skilled editorial board and commence weekly meetings within 60days.

·         Seamless implementation of policies set by the management

Relevant (Functional/Level)

       Minimum of Seven years as an Editor

Total Years of Experience

·         Minimum Twelve years’ work experience in the media industry, four of which should be as an editor.

 

       

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB INFORMATION

Date

18/02/2020

Position Title

 

Multimedia Reporters

Internal Interaction

 

All Staff

External interaction

 

General Public

Job Summary

 

 

·         Collect, verify and analyze thoroughly newsworthy information

·         Assemble findings into a stable story

·         Write and deliver news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind

·         Publish or broadcast news stories

·         Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips

·         Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes

·         Contact, interview and research sources

·         Maintain notes and audio recordings

·         Stay up-to-date with the latest current events in the “beat” by studying papers, attending events etc

            ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Accountabilities

Major Activities

Performance indicators

Generate minimum of ten news content on a daily basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

Educational Qualifications

 

First Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or any field of study

Functional skill

·         Delivery of prompt breaking news on the web and news prints.

·         Ability to write stories that generate traffic and drive online subscription.

·         Delivery of error-free content

Relevant (Functional/Level)

Seven years as an Editor

Total Years of Experience

·         Minimum Twelve years’ work experience in the media industry, four of which should be as an editor.

 

       

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CVs and Cover Letters to: careers@dailytimes.ng

Use the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail

Application closes February 18,2020.

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