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Vacancies at Media Trust Limited

Oct 20, 2020, 9:32 PM

Media Trust Limited is the publisher of Daily Trust and other newspaper titles. They are also into commercial printing as well as Brand Marketing Research for the purpose of identifying new opportunities for business values. Each market research report delivers insight across a wide range of crucial factors such as market size, growth drivers, competitive landscape, trends, and forecasts.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:


Job Title: Podcast Producer / Presenter
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Gender: Male or Female

The Position

  • The candidate should be passionate about programme making, and have experience of developing new programmes for podcast
  • The person should know what makes a programme work and have ideas on how to improve existing formats.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To devise and produce original, innovative and entertaining shows and podcasts for the online Digital Platform
  • Ability to know the audience and how to engage with them
  • Enjoy working with the Daily Trust online team, sharing ideas and working together to enhance their capacity
  • Clear understanding and approach of production in an imaginative and creative way
  • Set up and oversee all stages of the production process efficiently and with attention to details
  • Editorially responsible for programmes produced
  • To oversee the production of podcasts and ensure things run smoothly
  • To edit content and evaluate content pitches
  • Develop and editing on all aspects of the audio production
  • To manage the production schedule
  • Oversees script development and direct the host during recording sessions
  • To devise and produce original, innovative and entertaining podcasts
  • To play a central role in the production of all our clients branded podcasts
  • Coordinating and transcribing audio recordings
  • To manage the recording studio and determine the story of each podcast
  • Experience as a Television presenter / editing will be an added advantage.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a B.Sc / B.A in Journalism, Media Production, Communication Studies or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience on the job
  • Member of a Professional Body
  • Excellent research and presentation skills
  • An exceptional content writing and editing skills
  • Ability in story telling in order to attract the targeted audience
  • Ability to take initiative and make quick decisions under pressure
  • Creativity and problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of computer applications.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply




Job Title: Business Editor
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Gender: Male or Female

The Position

  • The ideal candidate will lead a team of reporters to produce cutting edge reports and analysis of business events, trends and personalities
  • The job holder will perform a variety of editorial duties, such as editing, laying out, and revising content of written materials, in preparation for publication

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the business team to plan and execute effective coverage of local and international business stories
  • Prepare, rewrite and edit business stories, reports, interviews and features
  • Supervising and monitoring of business reporters
  • Plan the contents of business pages in accordance to the Media Trust style and editorial policy
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources
  • Review and approve news story submitted by reporters, prior to publication
  • Develop stories and content ideas, considering readers and audience appeal
  • Answer to different title editors who commission on the business desk for specific stories / analysis
  • Assign topics, events and stories to individual reporters for coverage
  • Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with the Editor, Daily Trust regarding changes in content or publication
  • Monitor news-gathering operations to ensure utilization of all news sources, such as press releases, telephone contacts, radio, television, wire services, and other reports
  • Meet frequently with business departments to strategize on revenue generations to the company
  • Select local, state, national and international news items received form wire services, based on assessment of items' significance and interest value.
  • Any other duty assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Economics or Business. A Master's Degree in Economics will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years cognate experience with at least 5 years at a middle editorial position
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies is important.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Rich professional experience in editorial work
  • Ability to reduce complex ideas to simple and easy to follow stories
  • Understands the structure and content of the English Language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Knowledgeable about media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral and visual media
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has knowledge of business, financial, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the business politics
  • Computer literate and knowledgeable about Microsoft Office Suite
  • Has a business drive, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, is flexible and has a “hands-on” approach
  • Digital proficiency to be able to produce stories for online.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply



Application Deadline  27th October, 2020.

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