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 a new Sports weekly TV programme and innovative digital sport content alongside existing African Sport output.
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We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Lagos State:
1.) Journalist (Events Producer)
Job Title: Journalist (Events Producer)
Job Reference: BBC/TP/788771/29692
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Type: Fixed Term – Full Time
Job Category: Journalism
Business Unit: News – W2020 – Africa
Department: BBC Africa TV
Contract: 12 month Attachment or Fixed Term Contract
Reports to: Head of Partnerships
We are looking for a Broadcast Journalist with excellent spoken and written English to join the team and contribute to the planning and delivery of content for outreach and training events and supporting the delivery of formal development schemes including mentoring to partners.
Training will be given but you need to demonstrate that you are an experienced journalist who can engage with internal and external partners to create impactful experiences for audiences which work with, and extend the life of our broadcast output.
The primary function of the role will be to implement the training and legacy strategy for productive, sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships with media organisations, journalists and academic institutions in Lagos.
The Producer will be a self-starter and liaise closely with the local and international teams contributing to and producing Africa TV content – including sports, childrens, news review, business, women’s and health.
You will need to have excellent knowledge of the media environment in Lagos and an understanding of what opportunities for external impact there are from the work of the Africa TV teams.
You will be expected to script, write, make packages for external training and engagement purposes.
Required Skills, Abilities and Experience
Fluent command of written and spoken English and ability to communicate in Hausa/Igbo/Yoruba/
Editorial judgement and organisational excellence.
Demonstrable multi-media production experience
Good contacts with potential local partners including media training institutes and schools
Experience in events and risk management and mitigation
Innovative ideas and initiative to contribute to editorial strategies, planning and the development of the outreach, training and mentoring objectives
Understanding of the Nigeria media environment and role the BBC can play in developing this
A passion for African news, culture and current affairs
Knowledge and understanding of digital platforms across Africa.
Ability to use a range of multimedia equipment and relevant software.
The ability to manage own time and design own work plans and deliverables. The ability to work with team members across different sites and remotely.
Ability to manage plans within a budget and in a timely fashion.
Apply For The Job Through The Link At the End of this Vacancy.
2.) Business Development Co-ordinator
Deadline: 19th August, 2018.
Job Title: Business Development Co-ordinator
Job Reference: BBC/TP/653414/30187
Department: World Service Business Development
Reports To: Business Development Manager, Southern & West Africa
Knowledge, Experience And Skills
A thorough and systematic approach to routine administration, paying attention to accuracy, details and achieving deadlines.
Practical knowledge and skills in using a range of packages, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CRM.
Sound book keeping skills and highly numerate, with experience in raising of invoices and the production of accurate and timely information and reports
A professional approach, including the ability to exercise discretion, respect confidentiality, organise work and time effectively, prioritise sensibly and remain calm under pressure, whilst maintaining a customer focused attitude and cultural sensitivity.
Enthusiasm, energy and the willingness and ability to take the initiative in all aspects of the job.
Experience in a media, sales or marketing environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other people.
Complete fluency in spoken and written English