Legit.ng, a leading digital media in Nigeria and the biggest Facebook publisher in Africa, is looking for an experienced Senior Video Producer/Video Team Lead to join our video department.
Managing a team of video producers, camera operators, video editors.
Strategic and operational planning for the project.
Generating ideas for shows and formats on our video platforms as well as strategic long-term planning for the project.
Overseeing all stages of production and post-production of videos by the team.
Overseeing adherence to the production and release schedule, content strategy.
Analyzing the performance of the team/shows and formats/the project in general.
Ensuring the team’s videos adhere to the highest journalistic standards, Legit.ng editorial policies and applicable Nigerian laws.
Proven experience as a: video journalist/producer/host (TV, film, online video) in the areas of current affairs, documentary, human interest stories; or documentary film producer/director; or producer in a video production studio. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.
Deep understanding of video production process, video quality standards, video narrative structures, journalistic standards, latest trends in video production.
Proven experience in a managerial position in a media organization/video production studio is a plus.
Experience of working with digital video platforms (YouTube, Facebook video) is a plus.
Excellent spoken and written English.
Perfect writing skills; narration and good grammar.
Great editorial judgment and news monitoring skills.
Must be a self-driven individual with a strong desire to constantly learn, adapt and work under minimal supervision.
Must be a strategic and analytical thinker, able of quick decision making.
Must be able to use social media effectively.
High school diploma; degree in journalism, media, film or relevant field is a plus.
WHY JOIN US:
Highly competitive remuneration
Comfortable working environment.
Opportunity to learn and grow with a super-friendly team.
Exposure to modern digital and innovative tools.
Opportunity to learn from the biggest global players in IT and media worldwide.