25 Nov 2021

Editorial Management Executive at Jsh Business Services

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Job Description

The Editorial Management Executive will manage the overall direction of the Editorial group and will be responsible for the coordination of news gathering operations, ensuring that the coverage is competitive, comprehensive and meets established editorial objectives, journalistic ethics, house style and is delivered within set deadlines.

They EME will also oversee the business performance of the group entities to ensure business sustainability and the meeting of set targets and act as the newsroom bridge between print, digital and broadcasting platforms. He or she is expected to ideate, generate, edit, upload and monitor content to enhance its digital presence and reach.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the News Desks between print, digital and broadcasting  platforms;
  • Oversee the assignment and management of appropriate reporters, correspondents, producers and camera crews to cover stories;
  • Chair the daily editorial meetings and generate story ideas and news stories for coverage;
  • Assess the political, social and economic climate and anticipate likely developments for
  • Brief reporters and advise them on coverage, story angles and approaches;
  • Enforce deadlines and productivity targets for reporters and correspondents;
  • Encourage original journalism and distinctive innovative content;
  • Lead collaboration on projects with other departments to make the best use of resources and
    ensure joined up coverage to deliver the greatest editorial impact;
  • Review scripts for packages, giving regular feedback to Desk team and other reporters and
    correspondents assigned to the Desk;
  • Manage performance and conduct appraisals of supervisees;
  • Set and deliver a clear editorial vision for all output and content by the Desk and communicate this vision to the teams;
  • Ensure collaboration across print and broadcast to produce regular digital video, write up for the website and other social platforms;

Qualifications, Experience and; Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or its equivalent from a recognised institution;
  • At least Five (5) years’ experience in a reputable newsroom, with experience at a senior position;
  • Strong editorial background with ability to develop political, social and specialised articles;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English ;
  • Must demonstrate professionalism & positive ability in work performance;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Strong planning & organizational skills;
  • Ability to gather, write and edit news;
  • Adept at making editorial judgements;
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills;
  • Must possess good research, interviewing and reporting skills;
  • Knowledge of various media platforms will be an added advantage
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Method of Application

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

Closing Date : 2nd  December , 2021.


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