Vacancies for content creator, social media manager, videographer, others

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One of Nigeria’s foremost Online publishing platform has declared the following vacancies open:

1. Content Creator: Functional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching stories
  • Preparing well-structured drafts using digital word processing and publishing platforms
  • Writing and publishing news and features for our company’s web pages and social media posts
  • Writing and promoting content on social media
  • Editing and proofreading written pieces before publication
  • Conducting keyword research and using SEO guidelines to optimise content
  • Promoting content on social networks and monitor engagement (e.g. comments and shares)
  • Identifying readers’ needs and recommending story ideas
  • Measuring web traffic to content (e.g. conversion and bounce rates)
  • Updating our websites as needed


  • Proven work experience as a Content Creator, Copywriter or similar roles
  • Portfolio of published articles
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English
  • Ability to fact-check stories
  • Time-management skills
  • Familiarity with SEO


  • First degree or equivalent
  • 3 years of on-the-job experience desirable

2. Social Media Manager: The Social Media Manager is a highly motivated, creative individual with experience and passion for connecting with current and future audience

Consequently, functional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering the creation and publishing of relevant, original, high-quality content
  • Creating a regular publishing schedule and promoting content through social media
  • Leveraging the right tools to manage your content
  • Implementing a content editorial calendar to manage content and plan specific, timely campaigns
  • Deliberate planning, strategy and goal-setting
  • Content management (including website)
  • Search engine optimization
  • Audience engagement

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  • First degree or equivalent
  • 3 years of on-the-job experience desirable

3. Videographer: As a videographer, the following are your core job tasks:

  • Capturing action on camera
  • Recording important events using camera, lighting, and audio equipment
  • Edit recorded video to tell concise, visually pleasing stories

Skills and qualifications

  • Ability to tell visual stories with video and audio recorded during various events
  • Computer skills – good computer skills to work with various video editing software programs, such as Adobe Premiere. Pro, Final Cut, After Effects (Motion graphics)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with people of all ages from all walks of life, helping them feel relaxed and comfortable in front of the camera
  • Time management – working within tight deadlines, capturing action and once-in-a-lifetime moments on camera
  • Multitasking skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Physical fitness
  • Keen attention to detail to make precise edits to video and stage beautiful scenes for filming purposes


  • First degree or equivalent
  • 3 years of on-the-job experience desirable

4. Video Editor:

  • As a 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 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


  • Ability to work with video editing software programmes, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut, After Effects (Motion graphics), etc.
  • You’ll work on a variety of productions, including: news, features, documentaries etc.
  • In some instances you may be given creative freedom, while in others you’ll just be required to operate the necessary equipment
  • 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 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.


  • First degree or equivalent
  • 3 years of on-the-job experience desirable

5. Presenters
General overview:

  • Your role is to inform and entertain an audience by presenting information or entertainment in an accessible and attractive way
  • You’ll introduce, host (or co-host) a programme, create links between items, introduce and interview guests and interact with the audience
  • The exact nature of the job may vary according to a programme’s subject matter

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  • Researching topics and background information for items to be featured on programme
  • Planning and rehearsing shows
  • Writing scripts
  • Liaising with other members of the production and technical teams
  • Introducing and hosting programmes
  • Reading from a script or auto cue, or improvise
  • Keeping programme running to schedule
  • Keeping in contact with the director and production team in the studio gallery, via ear-piece link
  • Holding meetings with the production crew to assess or review a broadcast, and to plan the next one, etc.


  • First degree or equivalent
  • 3 years of on-the-job experience desirable

Remuneration for all positions

The salary and benefits are competitive

To be successful in this role, you should have experience with digital publishing and generating traffic

Method of application

For any of these vacancies, interested individuals are advised to apply immediately by sending detailed CV and photocopies of relevant credentials to