Managing Editor

  • Full Time
  • Abuja
  • Posted 3 months ago

Media Trust limited

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.

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