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Editor in a Research and Training Centre

Our organisation, a Research and Training Centre located in Ibadan, Oyo State is offering exciting opportunities for enthusiastic professionals to join our dynamic team in the capacity below:

Job Title: Editor

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Job Brief

  • We are looking for an Editor, with a good sense of what makes an interesting angle to a story, to juggle all the moving parts of publications.
  • You will plan, coordinate, review and edit content.
  • The successful candidate will be able to decide which ideas should be pursued and which should get dropped in order to meet quality and accuracy standards.
  • The goal is to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas
  • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proof-read, edit and improve stories or pieces
  • Recruit and manage writers and reporters
  • Cooperate and liaise with designers, photographers, advertising reps, writers, artists etc
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements

Requirements

  • B.Sc Degree in Journalism or in related field.
  • Proven working experience as an Editor
  • Strong writing/editing/proof-reading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
  • Proven familiarity with SEQ and social media best practices
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Prioritizing and multitasking
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage.

Salary
Very Attractive.

Deadline: 6th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to the “Human Resources Manager” via: yewandeayilola@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: The position is suited to individuals that are looking to advance their careers and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.

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