Current Jobs for Graduate Editors in an Online News Platform – Nigerianeye

An Online News Platform – NigerianEye is an Independent News update provider. Our sole aim is to keep our readers informed and aware of happenings in Nigeria and around the world.NigerianEye is looking for full time Blog Editors/Writers, willing to work for an online news portal.

Job Title:  News Blog editor 1 (Lagos)

Job description/Responsibilities

  • · Be responsible for the day to day operations of the blog accountable to the Editor in Chief.
  • · Confer with management regarding placement and emphasis of developing news stories.
  • · Contribute unique content on the website daily.
  • · Edit and write content in accordance with approved standards.
  • · Proof read all articles scheduled for publishing, detect and correct errors in spelling and punctuation.
  • · Approve comments, weed out spam
  • · Ensure contents set for publication are planned ahead and in accordance with publication’s style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
  • · Be creative and develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
  • · Track all relevant breaking news and trending stories and ensure it is given adequate coverage on the website
  • · Plan content direction of the blog
  • · Savvy and experience in use of IT and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • · Continue the development of the Blog’s publication standards.

Qualifications and Qualities to possess

  • · B.Sc. or HND in Mass Communication, Journalism, Economics, English, International Relations,Political Science or in any other related course of study
  • · Must be interested in news, politics, sports and current affairs
  • · Proficiency in English Language and good writing skills
  • · Must have a laptop in good working condition
  • · Must have a knowledge of using Blogger or WordPress

Job Title:   Entertainment editor 2 (Lagos)

Job description/Responsibilities

  • · Be responsible for the day to day operations of the blog accountable to the Editor in Chief.
  • · Contribute entertainment content on the website daily.
  • · Edit and write entertainment content in accordance with approved standards.
  • · Proof read all articles scheduled for publishing, detect and correct errors in spelling and punctuation
  • · Approve comments, weed out spam
  • · Ensure contents set for publication are planned ahead and in accordance with publication’s style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
  • · Be creative and develop entertainment/lifestyle stories, keep tabs with current trends considering reader or audience appeal.
  • · Track all entertainment stories as it breaks and ensure it is given adequate coverage on the website
  • · Plan content direction of the blog
  • · Must be very active on Twitter and Instagram
  • · Continue the development of the Blog’s publication standards.

Qualifications and Qualities to possess

  • · B.Sc. or HND in Mass Communication, Journalism, Economics, English, International Relations,Political Science or in any other related course of study
  • · Must be interested in music, fashion and entertainment
  • · Proficiency in English Language and good writing skills
  • · Must have a laptop in good working condition
  • · Must have a knowledge of using Blogger or WordPress
  • · Must be able to source for entertainment contents for the website

How to Apply
Interested applicants should please forward their resumes to [email protected]

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