BBC Recent Employment Opportunity | Apply for Editor, Gist at BBC Nigeria

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The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic multi-million pound expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is introducing a wide range of new and exciting language and regional content to serve African and global audiences. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Editor, Gist
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Reference: BBC/TP/788771/49861
Band: D
Contract Type: Fixed term
Job Category: Journalism
Business Unit: News – WSG World Service


  • This role will editorially lead TV and digital news content for Nigeria and other African countries.
  • As Editor you will co-ordinate, plan and guide all coverage whilst leading and motivating a team of journalists to produce high quality content and to encourage original journalism and distinctive, innovative storytelling.
  • You will develop a lively and engaged social media approach to news coverage working very closely with the Languages digital teams.
  • Being a key point of liaison with the best possible communication between the BBC and partners you will ensure that editorial and legal guidelines of both broadcasters are met.
  • Seeking out opportunities for more efficient ways of working in a multiplatforms multilingual environment you will work with the rest of the management team to build an open, collaborative and creative culture.

Minimum Requirements for the BBC Recent Employment Opportunity

All those that wishes to apply for the BBC Recent Employment Opportunity must possess the following before making their application for this job. They are;

  • To excel in this role you will need to demonstrate an outstanding track record of delivering high impact, multiplatform News content for an African audience.
  • You will have the ability to deliver editorial innovation and develop great digital and TV content while stimulating new thinking about news journalism.
  • It will be important for you to lead, inspire and manage a great team of journalists whilst being able to demonstrate you can manage budgets and observing tight financial targets;
  • As Editor you will need to have a solid understanding of top Nigerian, African and international news and how to maximize their potential.

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How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates of the BBC Recent Employment Opportunity should click on the link below this post to apply.

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