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15 Apr 2021

Freelance/ Volunteer Apply for the position of Editor at Football Global News

Football Global News – Posted by Judith Nwadigo Lagos

Job Description

Footbal Global News is a platform for football fanatics on Nigeria and beyond, as we bring you the latest updates and summary of the matches played in the football world. At Football Global News, We cover the matches played in all the top leagues, so be reassured that your team, the one you are a die hard fan of would be covered. You would get to know the latest fixtures, transfers, injury updates and coach change updates. Everything is gotten as long as your eyes are glued to the screen of your phone. We are currently hiring to fill the position of:

Job Title: Editor

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Lagos

Editor Responsibilities

  • Coordinate online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas
  • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s 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

Editor Requirements

  • Proven working experience as an Editor
  • High school diploma is the basic Requirement
  • 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

Skills Required

  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail along with critical thinking
  • Prioritizing and multitasking
  • Good organisation and time management ability

NB: Our platform is a new one, so this job is not a paid one. We hope to change things as time goes on.

Application Closing Date

10th of May, 2021

How to Apply

To start application process, click on the facebook link below:

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Job Categories: Editing Jobs. Job Types: Freelance/ Volunteer. Salaries: Less than ₦20,000.

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