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  • Posted: Sep 21, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 26, 2020
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    Managing Editor

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Managing the entire newsroom and digital platforms
    • Coordinating special projects and training of editorial staff
    • Ensuring that the newsroom is fully digitized and journalists work as one team across platforms and titles
    • Reviewing DT contents across platforms and lead other editors in the feedback session
    • Appraising reporters and line editors to ensure that they meet their KPIs
    • Help in planning and commissioning coverage of major events and highly sensitive investigations
    • Providing support and guidance to the editorial team of DT and identifying opportunities for professional growth
    • Collaborate with editor in chief to determine issues’ content and topics
    • Plan and approve assignments for writers and editors
    • Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style and tone

    What makes you the perfect candidate?

    • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism or other related fields. Master’s degree in a related field is a plus.
    • At least ten (10) years of experience in leading and motivating a creative team
    • Your experience includes track record in reporting, leading a diverse team and ensuring an inclusive work environment exists for all team members
    • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Nigeria’s media trends and its changing nature of business
    • Experience working with Content Management Systems (CMS), Google Apps, Trello, Slack
    • Experience in editing and managing a digital or multi-platform newsroom
    • Proficiency in the use of digital technology, including online publishing platforms
    • Proven experience as managing editor or relevant role
    • Exceptional ability in copywriting and editing
    • Proficiency in English
    • Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
    • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
    • Outstanding communication and people abilities
    • Reliability and efficiency
    • Attention to detail

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Daily Trust on to apply

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