Latest Job Vacancies at BBC World Service, 20th August, 2018

The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic and exciting expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is launching new TV, radio and digital content for audiences in Africa. The new investment by the BBC World Service in Africa aims to increase its reach and impact among audiences by creating Africa-focused content to be delivered by our growing network of broadcast partners across the continent.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 


Job Title: 
Reporter, Health
Location: 
Lagos, Nigeria
Department:    BBC Africa
Reports to: Health Editor, BBC Africa
Contract: Continuing
Grade: Local Terms and Conditions 

The Job

  • The post holder will be based in a new Africa Health Unit. S/he will have be responsible for creating and presenting expert, authoritative and entertaining Health coverage in Nigeria and the surrounding regions, reporting for multi-platform outlets, including TV, online, social media and radio.
  • The Reporter will deliver content for a weekly Health TV television show and other tv and digital output. S/he will be expected to contribute innovative ideas, drive the creative vision and present the content. S/he will also plan and produce video and TV packages, desk top editing, produce graphics, and arrange for guests to appear on our output.

Main Duties

  • To find and brief contributors for live and edited stories and interview them for broadcast.
  • To develop original ideas for digital content and create engaging blogs and vlogs for BBC online sites.
  • To alert Editors to breaking news and be ready to file accurate, immediate on-the-spot reports.
  • To adhere to Editorial Guidelines and BBC Industry Codes of Practice and be responsible for ensuring safe working practices and the observance of BBC’s Health and Safety Regulations.
  • To strive for diversity of contributors, in terms of gender, ethnicity, disability and age.
  • Appreciate and demonstrate the BBC Values.
  • To compile and present engaging content offering new perspectives and deeper exploration of Health stories, interviews, profiles and digital content.
  • To plan, structure, write and produce content for use on TV, Digital and Radio and to develop treatments of the highest quality and with journalism at the heart.
  • To pitch original stories with both TV and digital treatments, making sure that they work for online, social and TV platforms.
  • To work closely with the BBC Africa teams in London, Dakar, Nairobi and other locations. To have a good working relationship with Health departments within the BBC, all BBC Africa Services, external organisations and independent production companies.
  • To prepare edited material either working in a self-op environment or with a craft editor to produce inserts and packages for the various outlets such as Health TV features, News bulletins, Online or social.

Skills and Experience

  • Exceptional knowledge of health, in particular health stories that appeal to an African audience and an understanding of what audiences are looking for in digital and social media health coverage.
  • Well-developed organisational skills with the ability to remain calm while working to deadlines, apply sensible work priorities and pace throughout assignments.
  • Good team working skills both as a team leader and a team player.
  • An awareness of budget issues and delivering value for money.
  • Resilience, determination, ambition, energy and enthusiasm.
  • A full command of written and spoken English is essential. Knowledge of any other Nigerian language would be desirable.
  • Excellent contacts within the health sector.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of weekly and/or daily journalism.
  • Authoritative microphone voice and ability to communicate effectively to listeners and viewers with experience of high quality on air reporting and presentation, particularly in video.
  • Ability to write creatively, accurately and succinctly, and understand how to find and generate original and engaging health stories that can work across all platforms.
  • Strong digital understanding an awareness of the latest broadcast technology and the ability to learn new skills.
  • Experience of making sound judgements on matters of editorial sensitivity.
  • Creativity and ideas generation with the ability to think originally and to contribute fully to the planning process.

Desirable:

  • Experience of using a camera to film professionally

Competencies

  • Imagination and Creative Thinking – Translates health stories and events into high quality content through a detailed understanding of the requirements of the broadcast media and possession of the necessary writing, directing and reporting skills.
  • Resilience – Can maintain personal effectiveness by managing own emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Can demonstrate an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Communication -The ability to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Influencing and Persuasion – Ability to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others.  Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.
  • Managing Relationships and Team Working – Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.  Highly effective team player; works for the benefit of the whole team.
  • Understanding Diversity – Understands and appreciates the uniqueness of self and others.  Demonstrates, and is committed to improving, understanding of why people react in particular ways.  Understanding diversity in its widest sense.  Demonstrates a commitment to improving diversity in the BBC.  Takes a balanced approach to discussing and taking action on diversity issues.  Articulates how individual differences can benefit the BBC.
  • Editorial Judgement – Makes the right editorial and policy decisions based upon a clear understanding of the BBC’s Producer guidelines and Editorial Policy.
  • Subject Knowledge – Demonstrates a good knowledge of health. Develops increasingly useful contacts and sources.
  • Decision Making – Is ready and able to take initiative, and make decisions to tight deadlines.
  • Planning and Organising – Is able to think ahead in order to establish an effective and appropriate course of action for self and others.  Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources requirements.
  • Analytical Thinking – Able to simplify complex problems, process projects into component parts, explore and evaluate them systematically.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Broadcast Journalist (Multimedia), Health
Job Reference: BBC/TP/900558/25748
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time
Job Category: Journalism
Reports To: Near News (Health) Editor, BBC Africa

The Job

  • All BBC Africa Health Journalists work across platforms on Television, and digital video production.
  • They will also work across multimedia websites with a focus on digital video, text, interactivity and radio services.
  • The Multimedia Journalists will work as part of the editorial/production team in Lagos for BBC Africa Health and Lifestyle and will meet the BBC’s high editorial standards.
  • They will be responsible for the clear and engaging reporting or presentation of the weekly programme.
  • On a daily basis they will report to a Senior Journalist. Shift work will be required which could include early/late shifts, weekends and public holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Our Multimedia Journalists are responsible for all aspects of health and lifestyle output including the production and presentation of live and recorded content, reporting, presenting, script-writing, packaging, translating, and compiling TV programmes.
  • Multimedia Journalists produce accurate, informed and interesting news and programming. They are versatile with proven journalistic skills or equivalent experience, good on-screen presence and broadcast voice, energy, creativity, flexibility and an in-depth understanding of the news, politics, culture and social issues relevant to an African audience.
  • In addition, all of our journalists are involved in creating digital video for our website and social platforms, and writing for our website. They work on social platforms also to promote our content and engage with our audiences. First class communication is essential.

Main Duties

  • To report, present, research, write, translate, edit and adapt stories or programme material for BBC Africa Health and Lifestyle TV, radio and online audiences.
  • To offer original and creative ideas for multimedia content. To suggest new angles on existing stories and to put forward stories not yet covered.
  • To work with graphic designers to produce creative and original graphics sequences.
  • To maintain professional journalistic standards of accuracy, impartiality and fair dealing and adhering to the BBC’s Editorial guidelines.
  • To be responsible for a moving story, amending and updating material as required. To be able to freshen a story.
  • To be responsible for studio production of live and pre-recorded programmes. To respond to breaking stories whilst on air and to resolve technical difficulties.
  • To tell stories in a compelling manner and capture human endeavour and connection, which appeals to audiences.
  • After training, to be able to use a range of digital equipment and technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver programmes and content.
  • To ensure that BBC Editorial values and guidelines and all relevant legal and copyright requirements are met, asking for the support of managers in cases of difficulty or doubt.
  • To work closely with other parts of the BBC including other African language teams, BBC reporters and producers across BBC departments.
  • All journalists may be required to work with or move to other programme teams on a multi-media basis and to have the ability to work across a range of skills.

Essential Knowledge, Skills And Experience

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and preferably any other Nigerian language.
  • A good knowledge of what works on TV and digital platforms within the market.
  • Proven track record of coming up with ideas and seeing them through to delivery, ideally in a creative or media environment.
  • Exceptional knowledge of health and lifestyle, in particular stories that appeal to an African audience and excellent contacts.
  • Relevant experience as a journalist, both in originating material and editing the work of others, is highly desirable.
  • Ability to write scripts and adapt with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media.
  • An excellent broadcasting voice and strong reporting skills with the ability to perform with flair.
  • A demonstrable interest in working in a multimedia environment and in encouraging audience involvement.
  • A demonstrable interest in new media and how to exploit it for the BBC’s purposes.
  • Good keyboard/computer skills and the ability to acquire technical skills and to operate technical equipment.
  • An understanding of the BBC Africa’s distinctive news agenda and a wider interest in the strategy of the BBC as a whole.

Desirable:

  • First-hand experience of handling cameras and shooting video for professional purposes.

Competencies 
The following competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies:

  • Editorial Judgement – demonstrates balanced and objective judgement based on a thorough understanding of BBC editorial guidelines, target audience, programme and department objectives. Makes the right editorial decisions, taking account of conflicting views where necessary.
  • Commitment to the BBC and the BBC Africa strategy – demonstrates an interest and willingness to help the BBC achieve its objectives in the target area. Creative Thinking – able to transform creative ideas into practical reality. Can look at existing situations and problems in novel ways and come up with creative solutions.
  • Planning and organisation – able to think ahead in order to establish and efficient and
  • appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources.
  • Communication – able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Influencing and persuading – able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.
  • Managing relationships and team working – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works co-operatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.
  • Resilience – manages personal effectiveness by managing emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Flexibility – adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 28th August, 2018.

Senior Communications Officer Job Vacancy at Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people- especially those with the fewest resources – have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, the foundation is led by CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann and co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Senior Communications Officer, Nigeria
Location:
 Abuja, Nigeria

Summary

The primary responsibility of the Senior Communications Officer, Nigeria, is to develop and execute a communications and media strategy that will use a range of high-quality communications tactics, materials and specific events/initiatives to help achieve the foundation’s programmatic and advocacy goals in Nigeria. This will be done in close collaboration with Nigeria-based leadership and staff, communications partners in the Gates Foundation’s Africa Regional and Seattle offices, program teams, and other policy and advocacy colleagues. It will also involve collaboration with a range of external foundation grantees and partners, including-given the Gates Foundation’s work with Nigeria’s government-government communications professionals at both federal and state level.

The focus of the foundation’s work in Nigeria is women’s and children’s health and nutrition issues, agricultural development and financial service for the poor. The Senior Communications Officer will report to the Nigeria based Deputy Director for Policy, Advocacy and Communications, with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Africa Regional Office’s Deputy Director for Communications, based in Johannesburg.

Core Responsibilities

  • With leadership and staff colleagues, develop and implement a Nigeria communications strategy that deploys foundation assets (e.g., grants and contracts, leadership voice, convening ability, staff time) in support of the Gates Foundation’s strategy and its programmatic, policy and financing goals.
  • Work internally with Abuja-based, regional, and global program stakeholders and communications colleagues to align strategies, gather information and manage specific communications projects.
  • Work with internal partners—and manage investments in outside partners—to develop communication materials, events and initiatives, and to support the communications engagements of foundation leadership (primarily the Nigeria Country Director, but potentially including Co-chairs, CEO, division Presidents and other Directors visiting Nigeria), as well as the foundation’s advocacy goals.
  • Build and maintain relationships with Nigerian media partners, and communications partners at other relevant government, donor, and civil society organizations in Nigeria—in coordination with internal foundation communications colleagues.
  • Work closely with the global External Communications team, the Africa Communications team, the Program Advocacy and Communications team, and Program Strategy teams to coordinate and prioritize the foundation’s use of voice in Nigeria.
  • Potentially represent the foundation and the Nigeria program to internal and external constituencies, including both formal and informal presentations, making speeches, attending conferences and other meetings as necessary.
  • Manage project development, coordination and post-production activities of specific communications initiatives.
  • Drive strategic insights to ensure that communications strategies are aligned with the broader foundation and advocacy objectives.

Leadership and Culture:

  • We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things.

Core Knowledge and Skills

  • Exceptional knowledge, experience and expertise in media and communications in Nigeria—either directly involving global health and development issues, or in areas that have provided strong and meaningful experience that can be translated to health and development issues.
  • Experience and/or proven ability in engaging with government communications partners in Nigeria, preferably at both national and sub-national level. Experience communicating around policy and advocacy efforts, and in working with NGOs(Non-Governmental Organizations) and the private sector (in addition to the media and government), preferred.
  • Experienced in shaping a strategic communications portfolio and building and developing strategic communications and media partnerships.
  •  Understanding of strategic audience segmentation, and how to leverage communications channels, traditional and social media, and multi-media approaches to reach audiences with appropriate messages. Able to recommend appropriate distribution channels that reach intended audiences.
  • Deep awareness of communication industry trends, channels and resources. Demonstrates awareness of global differences when communicating with people in other countries.
  • Proven ability to generate ideas that support audience and channel strategies.
  • Ability to translate complex ideas and information into simple messages aligned to targeted audiences.
  • A commitment to using facts and sound rationale to convey benefits to goals, as well as a demonstrated commitment to creativity and innovation.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; with demonstrable experience of writing engaging articles on social impact issues.
  • Experience working with international organizations (in a communication role) and/or in multiple countries is preferred.
  • Experience or high ability to work in a complex, matrixed environment – requiring cultural awareness, and a collaborative nature that knows the benefits of seeking consensus.
  • Ability to work with flexibility, entrepreneurship, and diplomacy both individually and as part of a complex team effort. A proven ability to effectively manage and adapt within a changing environment.
  • A deep commitment to development issues in Nigeria.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or other advanced degree in relevant fields including marketing, PR, media and communications, public policy or international relations.
  • 7+ years of related experience.

Reports to:

  • Deputy Director, Policy, Advocacy and Communications, Nigeria Country Office, with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Africa Regional Office’s Deputy Director for Communications, based in Johannesburg.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s for consideration via: SCO-Nigeria@sri-executive.com

 

Application Deadline 7th September, 2018.

 

Note

  • For questions around this vacancy please contact Ms. Aveen Colgan, Senior Consultant: SRI Executive via acolgan@sri-executive.com
  • Applications received through the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation Careers site will not be reviewed.
  • As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Corporate Communications Executive Job at Genesis Studios Ventures Limited

Genesis Studios is a household name in the Nigeria Media and Entertainment Industry that specializes in TV/Film content production, Media Solutions, Broadcast and Marketing. The Company was incorporated in 2006 with the aim of being regarded as the best television content production house, a source of premium content for local/foreign stations, cable networks and media organizations in Nigeria and internationally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Corporate Communications Executive
Location: Lagos

Position Summary

  • It is the responsibility of the preferred candidate to represent the brand and reputation of the company both privately and publicly through oral and written communications.
  • The candidate would be the face of the organization, interacting with employees, clients, the media and other stakeholders in the Company’s dealings.

Job Description

  • Leading public relations, including customer services.
  • Playing a key role in issue management and planning.
  • Taking editorial responsibility for the organization’s website, and other corporate communications tools.
  • Managing the organizations corporate identity and taking local responsibility for the company’s brand.
  • Advising senior colleagues on strategic communications and related issues.
  • Engaging in strategic promotion campaigns.
  • Managing the reputation of the organization.
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating communications strategies.
  • Ensuring effective two-way internal communications.
  • Taking the lead on media handling, proactively placing good news stories, dealing with enquiries and producing media releases.
  • Developing links with stakeholders within and outside the industry.
  • Planning proactive communications.

Required Competencies/Qualifications

  • Educational Qualification: B.Sc/HND in Public Relations, Mass Communication or related field.
  • Professional Experience: Two (2) years working experience in a similar Corporate Communications role.
  • Communication Skills: Must be sound in both verbal and written communication.
  • Innovativeness and Drive: Must be innovative and have the ability to generate and act on new ideas.

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letters to: hr@genesisstudios.tvwith the subject of the mail as “Corporate Communications Executive”.

 

Application Deadline 17th August, 2018.

Recent Job Vacancies at E’Sorae Luxury

E’Sorae Luxury was founded in 2010, with the aim of providing the finest selection of bedding and home accessories available. Providing comfort without compromising quality or value is at the core of our existence. We make it an aim to understand our clients’ needs and meet these needs with unparalleled customer service whilst paying attention to progressive detail from our operations outcome.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Company Accountant
Location:
 Lagos

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Accounting, Audit, Finance and Internal control

Qualifications

  • At least HND in Accounting or Business Administration or its equivalent.
  • B.Sc will provide an added advantage
  • Experience, Skills and Personal Attributes:
  • At least 2 years working experience as an accountant.
  • Good understanding of internal control and inventory management
  • Good accounting, audit, financial analysis and book keeping skills
  • Strong Excel spreadsheet and accounting software usage skills.

 

 

Job Title: Content Writer / Digital Marketing Strategist
Location:
 Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

Job Description

  • We seek young, vibrant and creative content writers with an unusual approach to work to join our team.
  • The Content Writer will:
    • Manage all social media platforms.
    • Develop, plan and launch content across all company social media channels.
    • Create and maintain the social media calendar. Outline activities and communications strategies by channel to increase visibility and grow following
  • Write all copy for social channels ensuring efforts deliver a consistent voice.
  • Maintain a thoughtful, insightful and engaging dialogue with the follower base.
  • Attend events and ensure the best social coverage.
  • Monitor conversations on social media properties; escalate to appropriate internal contacts to respond promptly and effectively.
  • Work with customer service on consumer responses.
  • Analyze competitive social content/stories and keep stats. Report these insights on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Execute certain aspects of content creation.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Mass Communications, Literature or a closely related discipline
  • Prior work experience is not a pre-requisite for this position

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: jobs@esoraeluxury.com with the Job Title as subject of the mail.

 

Application Deadline 20th July, 2018.

 

Note

  • We appreciate all interests in this position but only qualified candidates will be contacted.
  • No agents, interest groups, or organizations have been authorized to carry out recruitment on behalf of the company.

Current Job Vacancies at Addosser Microfinance Bank

Addosser Microfinance Bank Limited is an innovative financial institution dedicated to improving the living condition of everyday people through value-added financial products and services. The bank was incorporated in 2008 and is duly licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria as a microfinance bank.

The bank requires suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Information Technology Intern
Location:
 Lagos

Main Responsibilities

  • Users Support on Software and Hardware Issues.
  • Assist in technical deployment of information management solutions.
  • Reports generation.
  • Network Trouble Shooting.
  • Branch Support.
  • Server Administration.
  • Backup Contingency Management.
  • Database Management.

Relevant Skills, Qualification, Attributes & Experience

  • OND in Computer Science or any other relevant course of study.
  • Excellent Analytical Skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Excellent communication, reporting skills.
  • Applicants must not be more than 25 years.

Application Deadline 18th June, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: Graphics Artist and Social Media Officer
Location
: Lagos

Duties & Responsibilities

  • The candidate should have a good grasp of graphic design and social media management.
  • Create visually-appealing social media posts optimized for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Basic video editing skills
  • Design custom posts and ads that build brand awareness and drive business leads.
  • Gather and implement feedback from content writers to better social media strategy.
  • Create graphics that meet specific commercial or promotional needs.
  • Continuously improve upon existing branding and innovate how Likeable Local is presented on and offline to win new customers.
  • Contribute new ideas on how content and advertisements can be improved for customers.

Relevant Skills, Qualifications, Attributes & Experience

  • Background in Graphic Design, and video editing.
  • Sound knowledge of Photoshop and coral draw*
  • Strong knowledge of best practices in social media and graphic design required.
  • Ability to create compelling images with text overlays that drive social media engagement.
  • Applicant must have a B.Sc, OND/HND in any other relevant course of study.
  • 0 – 2 year cognate experience ( Corpers are welcome to apply)
  • Very creative individual who can work with little or no supervision.
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent Interpersonal & communication.
  • Applicants must not be more than 28 years

Application Deadline 30th June, 2018.

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: careers@addosser.com

Latest Job Vacancies at Reboot

Reboot is a social impact firm dedicated to inclusive development and accountable governance. We help governments, foundations, and international organizations achieve their missions.

We  are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager
Location: 
Abuja

Job Description

  • Reboot works with change agents who care about creating a better future—within governments, foundations, international organizations, media, and civil society groups.
  • We innovatively apply methods pulled from ethnography, design, political science, and other disciplines to the challenges of global development and public sector innovation. Reboot puts empathy for people and user-centered design at the core of our work in our three program areas:
    • Reboot Governance: Co-creating open, participatory, and accountable governance;
    • Reboot Media: Fostering vibrant information ecosystems;
    • Reboot Institutions: Putting innovation into practice with leading organizations.
  • We are seeking an experienced Program Manager to be part of our Programs team. This person will be a key member of our team, helping lead and manage a range of projects that bring together media, civil society, communities, and government to advance social justice, with a focus on user-centered design and ethnographic research. The Program Manager’s portfolio of work will primarily include media development and open government programs.
  • Our ideal candidate is deeply committed to the issues Reboot works on, and has the intellectual courage and curiosity to develop innovative new solutions. You are equally comfortable meeting government officials in Abuja or chatting with patients at a rural health clinic. You are enterprising and have the chops to become a star all on your own, but you value being part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • This is a full-time position based at our West Africa hub in Abuja, Nigeria. During project periods, the position will require significant travel throughout Nigeria and beyond (approximately 30%).

Responsibilities
Project Work (80%):

  • Lead projects from start to finish, which includes research, design, implementation, and evaluation. Manage collaborations with diverse subject matter experts, both internal teams and external consultants.
  • Manage key relationships with clients and partners through proactive communication and successful project execution, always with a strong focus on optimizing the partnership experience.
  • Manage project staff and consultants, ensuring their timely and effective inputs. Ensure the high performance of project staff, subcontractors, and consultants; provide additional training or support as needed.
  • Coordinate work across team members, project schedules, and budgets to ensure high quality, timely delivery of project activities within budget.
  • Manage partnerships and relationships with media organizations, journalists, civil society organizations, and government MDAs across various Reboot engagements.
  • Design, produce, and facilitate project workshops, which may include dynamic co-design and capacity building exercises.
  • Help partners understand Reboot’s design approach, and lead discussions on project scope, methodology, and outputs.

Organizational Growth & Innovation (10%):

  • Contribute to process innovation within Reboot to improve organizational agility, efficiency, and impact.
  • Ensure lessons from industry best practices and client engagements are effectively integrated across Reboot’s work.
  • Ensure frequent knowledge transfer between programmatic team members and technical specialists, and support cross-pollination of expertise across the organization.

Communication & Business Development (10%):

  • Identify and cultivate new areas of business growth and project opportunities to expand our West Africa media and governance portfolio.
  • Contribute to Reboot’s internal learning and external communications and advocacy by creating content (including articles and blog posts), representing Reboot at events, sharing articles for discussion, and contributing to Reboot’s online presence.

Requirements
An ideal candidate has:

  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience, ideally in fast-paced and growing company, social enterprise, or nonprofit. At least 5 years of experience in media development and open government programming at the national level.
  • Graduate degree in a relevant field, including journalism, international development, public policy, political science, or anthropology. Candidates with an undergraduate degree and significant professional experience will also be considered.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively synthesize and present complex ideas to diverse audiences. Written and spoken fluency in English is required, knowledge of Nigeria’s local languages and context is an asset.
  • Knowledge of user-centered design, user-centered design processes, ideally with experience using design methods to discover, define, and develop programs and policies to address social issues.
  • Significant work experience in low resource settings and ability to operate effectively in unfamiliar cultural contexts and poor infrastructure environments. Experience working in West Africa required.
  • Established media network in Nigeria, and a familiarity with the broader regional and global media development space.
  • Experience leading deep qualitative research exercises, with expertise in: applied ethnography, generative design research, political economy analysis, and/or institutional ethnography.
  • Comfort with public speaking and workshop facilitation.
  • Poise, professionalism, and client services orientation.
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints. Can multitask with ease and adapt to frequently changing priorities.
  • Appreciation of complexity. Comfort with ambiguity. Sense of humor.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Digital Media Advisor
Location: 
Abuja

Job Description

  • We are seeking a consultant to serve as a Digital Media Advisor to work on a project aimed at supporting more accountable delivery of public goods and services for citizens in Nigeria.
  • The Advisor will work closely with the Reboot Nigeria team and local partners to gather and analyze ICT and social media research and information related to project focal areas.
  • The Advisor will use this information to implement projects in partnership with PERL and partner organizations and institutions.
  • Additionally, the Advisor will be expected to provide training, input, and guidance on program planning, implementation and research.
  • Experience or background in ICT and/or social media research and program implementation is required.

Duration of Commitment:

  • The Advisor will start immediately and will work part-time for an initial contract period ending December 31, 2018, with the potential for extension dependent upon project needs.

Responsibilities

  • Consultants will be responsible for digital media related research, documentation, and technical support to Reboot’s partners.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Research:

  • Participate in desk and field research activities to inform project priorities and direction
  • Coordinate research preparations, including travel arrangements and logistics;
  • Lead research interviews and schedule respondents
  • Participate in  check-ins with local project staff in- person and with Reboot staff
  • Participate in group synthesis of data;
  • Support documentation of research findings and final outputs

Technical Support:

  • Assess digital media capabilities of local partners (media, civil society, government, etc);
  • Review program concept notes and provide recommendations for integration of digital media;
  • Support design and implementation of training of local partners (in media, civil society, government, etc).

Requirements

  • Successful candidates will bring a mix of skills and experiences to the role.

Ideal candidates have:

  • A university degree in relevant field. An advanced degree preferred;
  • 3 to 5 years relevant professional experience working on digital media related projects for governance, advocacy, consulting or media;
  • Prior experience in managing relationships with stakeholders in government agencies, donor organizations, and/or NGOs;
  • Excellent communication skills in English and needed local languages is necessary;
  • Demonstrated interest in qualitative research;
  • Computer proficiency (especially MS Office and Google apps) required;
  • Willingness to travel, up to 15% or as needed.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Media Producer/Co-founder Job Vacancy at Next up Africa

Next up Africa is a start up media production brand set across Africa, suited to redefine the art of communication whilst uplifting and reinventing standards, breaking free from societal norms and concepts,  passionately relating resources suited for the vulnerable, with an outcome to inspire others in prospects to prosper.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Media Producer/Co-founder
Location:
 Nigeria

Job Description

  • Your job as a cofounder will basically involve you having a say in the company’s direction, innovation, production and outcome.
  • You must be Interested and PASSIONATE about  leading a team In any of the outlined categories:
    • Print publication
    • Tv production
    • Radio production
    • Motion pictures/animation works/film production
    • Gaming/app/software development.

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Vacant Job For Graduate Call Centre/Telemarketing Executive at Aquada Development Corporation

Aquada Development Corporation operates an automated rice mill that produces whole grain rice and rice flour, a bakery (using local wholesome ingredients) and a variety of other processes and manufacturing concerns including live stock farming and feed production.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Call Centre/Telemarketing Executive
Location:
 Umuahia, Abia

Qualification

  • First Degree with a minimum of second class lower in Mass Communication, English Language, any Arts or Science related course.

Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience in call center or customer care is desired.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skill. Demonstrated attention to details. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications including a Cover Letter and their CV’s to: humancapital@aquada.com  The subject of your email should carry the job title.

 

Application Deadline 14th May, 2018.

 

Note: Applications without a cover letter will be discarded.

Job Vacancy For Customer Retention Officer at IROKO Partners Limited

IROKO is Africa’s leading entertainment technology company. Launched in 2010, by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, it is one of the most talked about African internet start-ups, thanks to its flagship Nollywood movie platform iROKOtv. Head quartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the company has pioneered Video-On-Demand for Nollywood content (Nigerian movies) and has aggregated the world’s largest online catalogue of African content, totaling 10,000+ hours.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Customer Retention Officer
Location: Lagos

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Placing engagement and retention calls to our local customer base to provide support.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving customers’ problems with our product by determining the cause of the problem, then selecting and explaining the best solution
  • Achieving and maintaining proficiency with our escalation matrixes
  • Consistently staying up-to-date with new irokotv products/services

Requirements

  • Excels at multi-tasking
  • Independent and resourceful
  • Solid team player who thrives on working in a fast paced environment
  • Proven problem-solver
  • Adaptive to change

 

 


How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should come for an open interview at:
Valley View Plaza,
99 Opebi Link Road,
Ikeja,
Lagos State.

 

Application Deadline 8th May, 2018.

Vacant Job For Programme Planner at IROKOtv, May, 2018

IROKO is Africa’s leading entertainment technology company. Launched in 2010, by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, it is one of the most talked about African internet start-ups, thanks to its flagship Nollywood movie platform iROKOtv. Head quartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the company has pioneered Video-On-Demand for Nollywood content (Nigerian movies) and has aggregated the world’s largest online catalogue of African content, totaling 10,000+ hours.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Programme Planner
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • As one of our Programme Planners, you will be responsible for executing the planning strategy for a set of channels within our portfolio and for releasing the monthly schedules in a timely manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute the planning strategy set by the Head of Programming for a selection of channels
  • Enter plans into scheduling system and release monthly schedules
  • Be the point of contact for the scheduling team, compliance, traffic, play out and all other departments regarding any day to day issues that may arise
  • Update traffic minutes, check delivery dates and act when needed
  • Deal with day to day programming enquiries
  • Attend meetings and perform other duties as and when required.
  • Take responsibility for the timely release of the plans
  • Ensure all planning is in line with local regulatory guidelines
  • Process schedule changes and inform all stakeholders
  • Monitor inventories and rights
  • Keep all associated documentation
  • Create PowerPoint presentation of channel highlights when required

Requirements

  • To be successful in this role it is essential to have a passion and deep knowledge of Nollywood movies.
  • You must be proactive and process minded with meticulous attention to detail.
  • This is a fantastic role for someone looking to work for a fast paced, successful and exciting international organisation within the media industry.
  • Preferably you would also have a TV/project planning background.
  • Very good knowledge of office tools, including the sheets.
  • You will have proven communication skills and be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and co-ordinate workflow in a pressured and constantly changing environment.

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV’s to: jobs@irokopartners.com

 

Application Deadline 15th May, 2018.

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