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Channels Television: TV Social Media Manager

Channels Television is one of the 13 independent television stations currently broadcasting in Nigeria, since the Federal Government deregulated the broadcast media in 1992. The Company was licensed in June 1993 and allocated a frequency on UHF (channel 39). It began transmission two years later under the name Channels Television and now broadcasts to a well discerning audience of over 20 million people.


Job Title:  Job Description
Channels TV is recruiting an experienced and enthusiastic Social Media Manager for an upcoming TV show. The Social Media Manager will develop and maintain a long-lasting, dynamic, effective and measurable social media and Internet TV presence. This is a full time position based in Lagos, Nigeria. 
Background 
Through the news and political satire TV genre, this show will entertain and inform its target audience of 18 to 35 year-old Nigerians and Africans in current affairs. The show’s voice will be tasteful and insightful. While lampooning subjects across the political spectrum, the scope of this show will include domestic Nigerian as well as major continental African issues. 
Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop and manage the social media and Internet TV programming strategy of a new Channels TV show to maximize audience reach and engagement;
  • Identify and optimize long- and short-form online platforms and via multiple devices accessible to the target audiences;
  • Ensure TV show cohesion and complementarity across legacy and new media platforms according to a strict schedule, and in line with Channels TV’s goals and mission;
  • Create diversified audience engagement strategies for Channels TV that combine various platforms and allow for constant measurement and re-calibration;

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mass Communication, Journalism with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division or an HND Degree in related field with Upper Credit only. Training in Multimedia production will be an added advantage.
  • Must have completed the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
  • Should have at least 4-5 years of professional work experience in social media and web management.
  • Expert knowledge of web production, web standards, design and usability.
  • Position demands excellent web writing skills and interface design.
  • Must demonstrate good understanding of current events.
  • Take initiative to propose and trial new social media and Internet TV approaches; and,
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as instructed by the Executive Producer.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mass Communication, Journalism with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division or an HND Degree in related field with Upper Credit only. Training in Multimedia production will be an added advantage.
  • Must have completed the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
  • Should have at least 4-5 years of professional work experience in social media and web management.
  • Expert knowledge of web production, web standards, design and usability.
  • Position demands excellent web writing skills and interface design.
  • Must demonstrate good understanding of current events.
  • Experience in designing and leading social media campaigns tailored to multiple devices;
  • Demonstrated portfolio of maximizing social media reach and engagement using short- and long-form video;
  • Proficiency in social media analytics measurements on popular platforms, such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter; 
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