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Vacancies for Online correspondents/editors

Vanguard Online, Nigeria’s leading Online media is looking to hire young, self motivated , creative and highly skilled candidates as Online correspondents/editors

Responsibilities

*Working with existing content and create compelling new content across Vanguard website and other associate platforms

Education and Experience

*Must  have a good University degree in English, Communications or any other relevant degree with 2-5 years  experience of writing, editing, reporting, blogging, content management systems etc.

Skills and Knowledge

* Superior  writing, editing,  and proofreading skills

*Excellent  SEO skills; understanding of traffic analytics

*Proven relationship-building and communication skills

*Ability to work independently, quickly, and thoroughly to prioritize and complete tasks under multiple deadlines

*Develop, edit and maintain content across all interactive channels including web sites and social media platforms

*Track, update and revise interactive content to improve optimization ans well as assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will create content for websites, pod/webcasts, and other electronic media; post and promote content though social media and engage directly with our audience; and lead our content online/mobile presence by understanding the audience,

* Writing and editing news , entertainment, sports, features, etc.

*Creating content in all forms: text, still images (illustrations, photographs, diagrams), animation, audio, video, interactive devices (forums, community, and work closely with print editors, sub-editors etc

Apply now:

Send CV, an original news story(not more than 200 words) and an article titled” The role of content in growth of new media in Nigeria”(500 words) to :

Closes: 18th October, 2012