Jobs at BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action is the independent international charity of the BBC which uses media to advance development worldwide. As part of one of the world’s leading media
organisations, we are committed to improving the quality of people’s lives in developing and transitional countries through our innovative use of media. We do this through our focus on health, governance, livelihoods, climate change and humanitarian response. We work in partnerships that include governments, broadcasters, civil society institutions, donor agencies and international Non Governmental Organisations (NGO’s). As Executive Editor, Nigeria you will be managing multi-year projects which holds a responsibility for delivering our broadcast media outputs in Nigeria.

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Executive Editor, Nigeria Role Responsibility

This role will expect you to raise and maintain editorial and technical quality across all programme content. You will be working with the Senior Projects Manager, ensuring the teams have realistic goals and objectives. You’ll communicate your creative input for all new productions. The position needs you to complete recruitment for any new covers required. You will help shape a coherent social media strategy and build the capacity of the team to deliver outstanding content. You will work within financial and administration guidelines, ensuring this also upholds with donor requirements. You’ll also advise and support the Country Director and Senior Projects Manger to manage risk related to production.


The Ideal Candidate
You will have previous experience of managing teams delivering radio and multi-platform outputs. You will also have a skill in using radio and/ or TV production and preferably digital and mobile media You will also have a keen interest in and knowledge of development issues. This role needs you to have a creative ability, with a proven track record in designing, developing and making programmes. You will have experience of project planning, coupled with experience of project management to tight deadlines. You’ll have worked with large budgets. This position needs you to have previously designed training for production teams. You will have good working relationships with external partners, along with having excellent interpersonal skills. You will have previously managed and lead successful teams. You’ll also have written plans and reports for internal and external audiences.



Package Description
24 Months Fixed Term Contract
Grade 9
Location: Not Specified
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Not Specified