Managing Editor - Media Trust Limited
Media Trust Limited
Abuja
1d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

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
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