Online News Editor at Pragmatic Technologies

Pragmatic Technologies – Our client, a top Online News organization based in Lagos, Nigeria is currently sourcing for the position below:

Job Title: Online News Editor

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Online News Editor would make an interesting angle to a story; plan, coordinate, review and edit contents with the aim of providing exceptional, informative and engaging content.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate online publishing cycle and manage content areas
  • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audienceТs preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proofread, 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
  • Ability to optimize stories to capitalize on search trends

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a news editor
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
  • Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Solid news judgement and excellent journalism ethics
  • A good grasp of what drives interest on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms

Remuneration
Very attractive

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Ms Word to: [email protected]global using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.