Leadership Vacancies

Leadership is not a regional or sectional paper. It is a national paper symbolically embedded in the nation’s capital.

Leadership Group Limited is recruiting suitable professionals to fill the following position:

JOB TITLE: SUB-EDITORS
LOCATION: Lagos

RESPONSIBILITIES
Writing appropriate headlines.
Assist the chief editor in managing the flow of stories.
Be prepared to write stories.
Editing copy, written by reporters or features writers, to remove spelling mistakes and grammatical errors.
Re-writing material so that it flows or reads better and adheres to the house style.
Checking facts and stories to ensure they are accurate, adhere to copyright laws, are not rebellious or go against the publication’s policy.
Cropping photos and deciding where to use them for best effect and writing picture captions.
Proof reading complete pages produced by other sub-editors using the main basic proofing symbols.
Ensuring that the right stories appear in the correct order in a page.
Keeping up to date with sector issues, e.g. by reading related publications

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to multitask and work in a global environment
Willingness and ability to take the initiative
Team player
Attention to detail

REQUIREMENTS
A good degree in Social Science, Arts, and Humanities
Applicants must have a good knowledge of the media industry, especially the print media
A minimum of 5 years post-graduation and relevant experience in the media industry

TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should please send their applications, including resumes and cover letter to: jobs@leadership.ng

DUE DATE: 7th May, 2013

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