2 Feb 2016

Full-Time Job vacancy for Creative Content Editor Lagos

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Editor – Job description and person specification
A social media start-up requires an Editor. The Editor will be based in Lagos, Nigeria. The mission of the start-up is to be the number one portal in Anglophone Africa. This is a highly visible role; the Editor must be confident and sociable with good communication and presentation skills. Please kindly note that this is a full time role.
The Editor will assist in the overall growth of the web portal and
The Editor will manage and develop contents for the web portal.

Ideal Candidate Requirements (Experience, Skills, Competencies, etc.)
The Editor will monitor and manage creative writers, paid columnists and guest columnists.

The Editor will commission the creative writers and paid columnists to write articles and will set delivery timeframe.

Also the Editor will generate interesting subjects that creative writers and paid columnists will write about.

The Editor will proofread, approve and reject every articles submitted by creative writers, paid columnists and guest columnists before they are published.

The Editor will ensure articles meet set standard before they can be published.

The Editor will raise the profile of the web portal.

The Editor will be required to generate thought-provoking questions for our Big Issue service. Your duty will be to raise questions based on current affairs.

The Editor will encourage politicians, business leaders, celebrities, religious leaders, social activists, etc. to publish their articles on our platform.

As one of the services the website will offer is focused on women, the Editor will be expected to have good understanding of women subjects.

The Editor will help with the expansion of the portal i.e. introduction of specialized bloggers.

The Editor will write the weekly Editor’s letter – this will be a weekly letter on women and other related issues worldwide.

The Editor will organize meeting with columnists.

The Editor will ensure compliance with media law and ethical guidelines.

Must have excellent communication skills: verbal, listening and writing,

Must have excellent command of English Language,

Must be an imaginative, open minded and receptive to other peoples’ views,

Must be a sociable person with strong networking skills – a strong social DNA,

Must be a prolific writer with extensive writing experience.

Must be a wide reader,

Must be an unbiased professional – without any political, social, religious agenda to promote,

Must have good project management skills and must have basic IT skills.

Please kindly send your CV to erecruitment.manpower@gmail.com

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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