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Confidential

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An Online Media Company located in Lagos requires the services of an experienced candidate to help set up and direct a new online news project.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement media and digital content strategies
  • Develop new content, editorial guidelines, features, and brand extensions
  • Evaluate content for all articles to ensure accuracy and recommend modifications and edit all articles to ensure achievement of all quality standards
  • Recruit and retain contributors
  • Researching, writing and presenting text in ways that appeal to the site's target audience
  • Uploading material on to the website, often using a content management system (CMS) making sure site content is kept up to date
  • Attending content planning and commissioning meetings with other departments or clients
  • Create and monitor social media output and feedback
  • Stay abreast of trends, best practices in web technology and publishing, for example copyright issues
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Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or English
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience; must have worked in a media firm for at least 2 years
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the Web, such as the use of keywords, hyperlinks, navigation and the importance of brevity
  • Proven track record of creating a quality online editorial product and managing staff
  • Must have a good eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills
  • Good organizational skills to collate material from multiple sources and produce web content within tight deadlines.
  • Functional Knowledge of WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro and Audition), Photography
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  • Must be upbeat, energetic and sociable

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Marketing / Advertising / Communications

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years