BBC World Service is the leading international broadcaster in Africa reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million on Radio, TV, Digital (language sites and, Mobile and Social Media. We broadcast to Africa in English, Hausa, Somali, French, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Kiswahili & Arabic. We are committed to broadcasting to and from the continent in a style that meets the demands of our growing audience and as well as our language services, our presence in the region is also defined by our bureaux, special correspondents and bilingual reporters. We are committed to delivering news and information to people across Africa and insights from Africa to audiences around the globe.

Senior Journalist, Social Media – Bbc Yoruba

Job Details

Job Reference: BBC/TP/623869/51293

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Category: Journalism

Business Unit: News – WSG World Service

Job Purpose

Responsible for originating and producing stories which may include scripting, editing, outputting, filming and presenting content across a range of BBC output or generating exciting ideas and original newsgathering.

Job Descriptions

You must have demonstrable experience of working on social media platforms, along with excellent editorial experience and strong writing skills.

You will lead the day-to-day running of the BBC Yoruba social media platforms.

You will be helping to grow our audience reach and engagement, as well as referrals to our content across all platforms.

You will report line to the BBC Yoruba Editor.

The flexibility and adaptability to sustain performance, particularly under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities and circumstances.

An understanding of health and safety procedures and how they apply to broadcasting.

Method of Application

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