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Published November 16, 2019

Our medium is one of Nigeria ’s foremost Online publishing platforms . It is currently expanding its frontiers with the launch of an online health vertical , which is envisaged to become Nigeria ’s go-to website in health sector coverage . We have therefore declared the following vacancies open :

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1 . Assistant Editor , Health

Functional responsibilities include , but are not limited to:

• Research and write stories

• Manage reporters on specific assignments

• Edit articles

• Determine a story ’ s emphasis , length , and format , and organise material accordingly

• Work under the direction of a Senior Editor as assigned

• Attend regular editorial meetings

• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

• Proven work experience as a Health Writer , or similar role

• Portfolio of published articles

• Strong, proven editing ability , involving writing , line editing , substantive editing , copyediting , tone , and headline creation in English

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• Knowledge of health and wellness

• Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems ( e .g . WordPress )

• Ability to fact- check long -form content pieces

• Time – management skills

• Familiarity with SEO

Education/Experience /Language requirements

• To be successful in this role , you should have experience with health reporting and leads for investigative stories

• First degree or equivalent

2 . Chief Correspondent

Responsibilities :

• News hunting : Makes plans for special coverage of news

• Special Reporting : S/ he will engage in in -depth and investigative reporting of health sector , as it requires experience and expertise

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• To mobilize reporters and see the activities are covered properly and reporters are missing nothing

• Review copy and correct errors in content , grammar , and punctuation , following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines

• Comparative study of competitors : S /he analyses the works of competitors and is fully aware of their activities to make for further improvement in their work .

Education / Experience / Language requirements

( Same as above )

3 . Correspondent

Responsibilities :

• Gather information for news or human interest stories on health issues

• Utilise a number of sources to gain different perspectives and facts

• Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a particular story

• Gather information about health stories through research , interviews, experience

Education / Experience / Language requirements

• ( Same as above )

4 . Reporters

Responsibilities :

• In -depth researching and reporting on the health beat

• Receiving assignments and evaluating leads and tips in order to develop story ideas

• Discuss issues with editors in order to establish priorities and positions

Education / Experience / Language requirements ( Same as above )

5 . Video Editor

• As a film or video editor , you’ll be responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product suitable for publication

• The material may include camera footage , dialogue , sound effects , graphics and special effects

• This is a key role in the post-production process and your skills can determine the quality and delivery of the final product

• You ’ll usually work closely with other team members to achieve the desired end result

Competencies

• You are versatile with digital technology , specialist computer software and high -quality digitisation of sound and pictures

• In some instances , you may be given creative freedom , while in others you’ll just be required to operate the necessary machines

• You’ ll work on a variety of productions , including: commercials , feature films , music videos , etc.

• Digitally cutting files to put together the sequence of the film and deciding what ’s usable

• Creating a ‘ rough cut ’ ( or assembly edit ) of films and determining the exact cutting for the next and final stages

• Reordering and fine- tuning the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film / video

• Overseeing the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing

• Experimenting with styles and techniques , including the design of graphic elements

• Writing voiceover / commentary

• Suggesting or selecting music

• Finalising technical aspects such as correcting faulty footage , grading and colouring and adding special effects , etc.

Education / Experience / Language requirements ( Same as above )

6 . Studio Engineer

Responsibilities :

• Helping with the creative process . This means working with video team during the recording session to try to capture the very best take

• Helping with arrangements of tracks and instrumentation

• Other duties as applicable

Competencies :

• Studio engineers typically have experience working with audio electronics and computers , and should have strong communication skills

Education / Experience / Language requirements ( Hands-on practical job experience, in addition to the above )

7 . Camera operator

Responsibilities :

• Assembling and setting up equipment .

• Planning , preparing and rehearsing scenes.

• Following camera scripts

• Creatively framing and capturing action

• Responding quickly to directions

• Liaising with lighting and technical staff

Competencies :

• Ability to travel at short notice

• Travel between locations

• Long and irregular working hours

Education / Experience / Language requirements ( Practical skills, enthusiasm and relevant experience, in addition to the above )

8 . Audio Engineer

Responsibilities :

• Minimising unwanted sounds

• Regulating volume levels and sound quality

• Setting up ambient sound microphones

• Collaborating with producers and performers

• Providing oversight during live productions

• Meeting clients ’ quality standards

• Maintaining and repairing equipment

Competencies :

• Audio engineers operate the equipment necessary to record sounds for recordings that might be strictly audio or that might also include video

• Handling of equipment necessary for producing the best sound at all times

Education/Experience /Language requirements

( Practical skills, enthusiasm and relevant experience, in addition to the above )

Mode of Application :

Interested persons should forward their application , with detailed CV to:

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