Journalist (Event Producer)
As part of an historic and exciting expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is launching new TV, radio and digital content for audiences in Africa. The new investment by the BBC World Service in Africa aims to increase its reach and impact among audiences by creating Africa-focused content to be delivered by our growing network of broadcast partners across the continent.
The primary function of the role will be to implement the training and legacy strategy for productive, sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships with media organisations, journalists and academic institutions in Lagos. You will contribute to the planning and delivery of content for outreach and training events and support the delivery of formal development schemes including mentoring to partners.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a Broadcast Journalist with excellent spoken and written English, with the ability to communicate in Hausa/Igbo/Yoruba, to join the team. You will have demonstrable multi-media production experience as well as good contacts with potential local partners including media training institutes and schools. The Journalist (Events Producer) will need to have innovative ideas and initiative to contribute to editorial strategies, planning and the development of the outreach, training and mentoring objectives.
Department: BBC Africa TV
BBC Location: Lagos
Contract: 12 month Attachment or Fixed Term Contract
Reports to: Head of Partnerships
Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Nigeria
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